As was discussed before, Sasuke 28 was FINALLY taping this month in Japan. Taping took place over the weekend (Sunday, November 18 at Midoriyama Studios). After a long 16 month wait we finally have a new tournament!
Sasuke Rising starting line
The new tournament is now officially called "Sasuke Rising" (but for all of us it's Sasuke 28 by chronological order). This is the last tournament for the Sasuke All-Stars. 5 of the 6 Sasuke All-stars were scheduled to compete (Shiratori being the only one not competing).
Sasuke Rising lit up at night (image from the road)
The weather cooperated but the previous week and even day before (Saturday) were all soggy and cold with long bouts of rain. Expect when the broadcast airs this tournament next month there will be a LOT lot of mud.. and everyone in coats! Still, I'm so happy it finally taped!
Sasuke Rising Stage 3 (with Stage 4 Final tower in the background) lit up at night
Initial information that Lost in Ube has found is an airing on December 27, 2012 on TBS (Japan). Seems to be a 3 1/2 hour show (which IMO is the perfect length..). As the date gets closer and we know the dates of the Navi (preshow) and any other specials (if any) I'll post a blog post just on the airdate information.
Sasuke Rising stage 2 lit up at night
For the international viewers we have no idea if we will ever see this tournament air. Since G4TV is no longer in existence at the end of this year it is still unclear if Sasuke will ever be shown and subsequently sold worldwide. :(