|Be one of the 7 fastest men / 3 fastest woman|
|Take too long to finish the course|
|You cannot continue until you've successfully cleared each section|
Two contestants at a time race each other through this obstacle course.
On the whistle, the contestants run out of the starting doors wearing samurai costumes. First they have to walk across a balance beam, which is made more difficult by the long trousers. When they're across the beams, the contestants take off the costumes and put a bucket, with shoulder straps, on their backs.
Balls are shot into the air from a cannon. The contestants have to catch one of the balls in their bucket before they can move on.
Once they've got a ball, they take off the bucket and climb over a mini Great Wall. Once they're over, they slide down the other side to reach a small hurdle with a plate of food behind it. The contestants must put their feet on the hurdle and pick up the three pieces of food with their mouths.
When the food is in their mouth, the contestants must get up and put a mask on the back of their heads. Finally they run backwards (so the mask is facing forwards) along a track to the finish line.
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BGM: "Bittersweet Panic!" - Anmitsu Hime