Takeshi’s Castle is coming back this April, and ahead of that, Amazon Prime Video has unveiled its cast lineup. Serving as a reboot of the original Japanese game show from the 1980s, Takeshi Kitano returns as a revived Castle Lord who sets up challenging obstacles for his participants. Other additions include Osamu Shitara (Star Wars Rebels) and Yuki Himura as the chief retainer and vassal of Takeshi’s palace, respectively. Comedians Shinya Ueda, Naomi Watanabe, and Ennosuke Ichikawa IV will appear as the three palace governors guarding the center of Takeshi’s palace. TV presenter Hayato Tani and Subaru Kimura – Known for voicing Takeshi Goda/Gian in the TV show. Doraemon Anime – Serve as assault captains.
“Takeshi’s Castle is filled with the fundamentals of a variety show,” said castle owner Kitano in a prepared statement. “The way people courageously try something almost impossible and end up failing is one of the funniest things to watch. I hope you enjoy the show without thinking too much. Takeshi Ka Castle was a Japanese game show where over 100 determined volunteer contestants would participate in a series of well-designed physical challenges, such as balancing on a surfboard, swinging across a mud pit, and navigating giant trolling pins. , a claustrophobic maze game, and more. While most challenges are based on skill and wits, some lean heavily toward luck, instantly disqualifying unlucky participants. Takeshi in a laser-gun-based kart battle By eliminating, the player will win 1 million yen (roughly Rs. 6,14,000) at that time.
The series spawned several other international versions of Takeshi’s Castle and even inspired physical game shows such as Wipeout in the US and Total Wipeout in the UK. In India, a shortened version of the original Japanese Takeshi’s Castle was aired on the Pogo TV channel, featuring humorous Hindi dubbing/commentary by Jaaved Jaffrey.Magician), which was perhaps the biggest draw of the show and made it quite popular with the Indian audience when it aired in the 2000s. When news broke about the aforementioned reboot last year, actor expressed his interest In delivering hilarious commentary for the Hindi speaking audience. Currently, there is no word on whether the dub will be included in the Amazon Prime Video version.
While the commentary style of Takeshi’s castle may seem aged to modern viewers – if they follow the same format – it will be interesting to see what techniques they use to make the challenges more difficult. Proximity sensors might be a good way to modernize the show, while another cool idea would be to have the contestants wear GoPros or other action cameras so we experience the effects firsthand when some giant rubber beam slaps them in the face. Hit or they fall head first into the mud.
Takeshi’s Castle reboot will be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video in late April.
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