64th All Japan Kendo Championship was broadcasted on Nov 20 2016 with English
"SPORTS JAPAN Special"
NHK WORLD TV Nov.20(Sun.) 9:10-10:00(JST)
(Above time is first broadcast time, program will be repeated several times)
SPORTS JAPAN tells you everything about the exciting world of
Japanese sports and martial arts with in-depth analysis and up-to-the-minute
In this SPORTS JAPAN Special second edition, we focus on the 64th All Japan
Kendo Championships, which are being held in Tokyo. The spotlight was on
the performances of several young kendoka who have been making a name for
themselves over the past few years. Yuya Takenouchi and Hidehisa Nishimura,
both in their 20s, are the previous two national champions, proof that
the baton has been passed on to a dynamic new generation. This yearfs event
is one that everyone is relishing.
Together with Kendo expert Alex Bennett, we showcase some of the contestantsf
favorite techniques, while also introducing the rules of this fascinating
NHK WORLD TV delivers news and programs in English 24 hours a day,Depending
on the region, viewers can watch the broadcasts via their local satellite
or cable services or IPTV, as well as the internet.