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Unlike its counterpart show SASUKE if a competitor does not reach the top in time, they are not dropped down suddenly, but are still harnessed for safety reasons.

Reaching the top/end is referred to as kanzenseiha (完全制覇), translated roughly as "complete domination", and rendered on Woman of Ninja Warrior as "Total Victory". Of all the women to attempt the course, only nine have been admitted to the Final Stage with only three (Mizuno Yuko in the 2nd and 3rd competitons, Miyake Ayako in the 4th, 5th and 6th, and Komiya Rie in the 5th and 8th) being admitted more than once. The tower's height was increased by 2.5 metres after Miyake Ayako third kanzenseiha. As of the eighth tournament, three people: Miyake, Komiya, and Satomi Kadoi have achieved kanzenseiha, with Miyake doing so in three successive tournaments while Komiya and Satomi both doing it in the 8th competition.

From the ninth competitions onward, the height of the tower will likely stay at a maximum height of 15 metres due to the height of the convention hall being held indoors. Traditional SASUKE obstacles like the Tsuna Nobori and Spider Climb were introduced in KUNOICHI 9 and KUNOICHI 10 respectively. This is the only stage that is not affected based on the colour-based stage names while the First, Second and Third (In KUNOICHI 10) were renamed to RED, BLUE and BLACK respectively.

Final Stage Obstacles

Comp # Final Stage Obstacles Total Height Time Limit
1-2 Tenkudou (10m) 10m / 33ft Unlimited
3-4 Hashigo Heki (10 meters)* Tenkubou (5 meters) 15m / 49ft 35.0
5 Hashigo Tobi (10 meters)* Tenkubou (5 meters) 15m / 49ft 35.0
6 Dai Zetsuheki (10 meters) Tenkubou(5 meters) 15m / 49ft 30.0
7 Tenkumou (12.5 meters) Tenkumou (5 meters) 17.5m / 57ft N/A
8 Tetsu Bashi (8 meters) Climb Board (7 meters) 15m / 49ft 60.0
9 Sayu Hashigo (8 meters) Tsuna Nobori (7 meters) 15m / 49ft 35.0
10 Spider Climb (8 meters) Tsuna Nobori (7 meters) 15m / 49ft N/A
11 Spider Climb (10 meters) Tsuna Nobori (5 meters) 15m / 49ft 35.0

Version 1 (KUNOICHI 1-2)

K2-final-stage

The Final Stage in KUNOICHI 1-2

Des K1-2 Final

Description of the Final Stage.

In the first two tournaments, there were only three stages, afterwards, there was a separate stage used for the final. The competitors had to cross over a long, thin and somewhat unstable balance beam. The beam was 10 meters long, 5 metres tall, maximum 6cm wide, with a small, cylindrical bump, 5cm in diameter and 1 metre long, in the middle and a triangular bump, 2m long, roughly 2/3 of the way across, called Tenkudou (天空道).

It was not attempted in the first competition, as nobody was able to clear the Second Stage's first obstacle. In the second tournament, Mizuno Yuko and Watanabe Kazue were able to reach the Final Stage. Watanabe fell very early in the stage, while Mizuno was able to traverse roughly half, failing to transit on the cylindrical bump. This may be due to a snowfall during the taping that made the beam very slick.The producers changed the course in the third tournament due to the previous course's extreme difficulty, and as a result the final stage was completely changed. This version of the final stage was untimed, the only final stage in either KUNOICHI or SASUKE to do so; also, it is the only Final Stage not to be in a tower form and the first Final Stage in either show not to have been completed before being changed.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
1 0 0 N/A
2 0 2 0%
Total 0 2 0.00%

Version 2 (KUNOICHI 3-4)

Knci 4 final stage

The Final Stage in KUNOICHI 3-4.

After KUNOICHI 2, the course was revamped, adding a new Third Stage and adopting the giant tower from SASUKE as the Final Stage. The new tower was a 10 meter (33ft) Hashigo Heki (梯子壁), two sides of even ladder rungs one must climb up, somewhat similar to the Spider Climb, used on SASUKE's Final Stage at the time. It was followed by a 5 meter (16ft) Tenkubou (天空棒) to the top of the tower. The time limit was 35 seconds. In addition, the Hashigo Heki will auto retract once competitors transfer successfully to the Tenkubou, mostly due to the safety reason.

In the third tournament a total of three women - Izumi Mika, Hanzawa Tomomi, and Mizuno Yuko - all attempted the Final Stage and all came very close to kanzenseiha. The closest of the three was Mizuno Yuko, who came 0.12 seconds away from kanzenseiha. However, in the fourth competition, Miyake Ayako competed for the first time and amazingly completed the final stage with four seconds to spare.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
3 0 3 0%
4 1 1 100%
Total 1 4 25%

Version 3 (KUNOICHI 5)

Knc 5 final stage

The Final Stage in KUNOICHI 5.

In the fifth competition, a new Final Stage was created. The new Final Stage also consisted of a 10 meter Hashigo Tobi (梯子跳び), but this version of the ladder climb consisted of six individual ladders - three on each side - that the competitors must switch between while climbing up the tower. The second obstacle was still the 5 meter Tenkubou (天空棒), and the time limit was still 35 seconds.

Amazingly, Miyake Ayako was able to achieve kanzenseiha for a second time, therefore this version of the Final Stage only lasted one tournament.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
5 1 2 50%
Total 1 2 50%

Version 4 (KUNOICHI 6)

Knc 6 final stage

The Final Stage in KUNOICHI 6.

KUNOICHI 6's Final Stage replaced Hashigo Tobi with the new 10 meter Dai Zetsuheki (大絶壁). Quite similar to SASUKE's Brick Climb. competitors have to climb up a pattern of staright bricks in order to advance to the 5 meter Tenkubou (天空棒). The time limit was reduced to 30 seconds.

Somehow, Miyake Ayako was able to achieve kanzenseiha for an unprecedented third time, although this time she had a mere 0.66 seconds left on the clock. Similar to Version 3, this version only lasted for one tournament.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
6 1 2 50%
Total 1 2 50%

Version 5 (KUNOICHI 7)

The fifth version of the Final Stage consisted of a 12.5 meter Tenkumou (天空網) which consists of a metal bar grid similar to the sixth version of the Final Viking following another 5 meter Tenkumou, which is a rope instead of a pole. It is the tallest Final Stage tower ever built in KUNOICHI. This version was never attempted. It only lasted in KUNOICHI 7. Thus, this is the first Final Stage tower in KUNOICHI to introduce a rope climbing obstacle.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
7 0 0 N/A
Total 0 0 N/A

Version 6 (KUNOICHI 8)

Knc 8 final stage

The Final Stage in KUNOICHI 8.

The new version of the Final Stage appeared in KUNOICHI 8, with its official title was "Survival Climb". Started with 8 meter Tetsu Bashi (鉄梯子), which is a metal ladder competitors have to climb up. Followed it was 7 meter Climb Board (クライムボード), which consisted of a series of inclined bricks. The time limit was raised to 60 seconds.

This proved to be relatively easily as all three competitors physically reached the end of the stage, but Arimatsu Tomomi grabbed the side of the second Climb Board, resulting in disqualification. Komiya Rie and Satomi Kadoi both earned kanzenseiha, with Kadoi beating the stage with 21 seconds to spare. Due to the course reboot and resulting kanzenseiha, it was only used once.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
8 2 3 66.67%
Total 2 3 66.67%

Version 7 (KUNOICHI 9)

Kc9 final stage

The Final Stage in KUNOICHI 9.

Due to the height of the convention hall, KUNOICHI 9's Final Stage was only 15 meters high. It consists of two obstacles, 8 meter Sayu Hashigo (左右はしご), which was renamed from Hashigo Heki, and 7 meter Tsuna Nobori (綱登り), renamed from Tenkumou to the SASUKE name. The time limit was 35 seconds.

Izumi Hikari is the first competitor ever to attempt it but timed out while attempting Tsuna Nobori, but got rather close to the end. Due to this close miss, this version was only used once and would be modified for the next competition, signifying that this is the second Final Stage version (following Version 1) not to have been completed before being changed in KUNOICHI history.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
9 0 1 0%
Total 0 1 0%

Version 8 (KUNOICHI 10)

Kc10 final stage

The Final Stage in KUNOICHI 10.

To make the Final Stage even more difficult, KUNOICHI 10's Final Stage introduced the 8 meter Spider Climb (スパイダークライム), which functions exactly like its SASUKE counterpart, and still followed by 7 meter Tsuna Nobori (綱登り) .

This version was the second Final Stage version (following Version 5) not to be attempted and the height of the obstacles changed in the next tournament for unknown reasons, albeit the height stays the same due to the maximum height.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
10 0 0 N/A
Total 0 0 N/A

Version 9 (KUNOICHI 11~)

Kci11 final stage

The Final Stage in KUNOICHI 11.

Due to unknown reasons, in KUNOICHI 11, the height of the Spider Climb and Tsuna Nobori was changed, albeit with the total height of the stage remains unchanged. The Spider Climb (スパイダークライム) had its height increased by 10 metres (2 metres taller from the last tournament). It was still followed by the Tsuna Nobori (綱登り), but now its height had been reduced by 5 metres (2 metres shorter from the last tournament). The time limit remains 35 seconds.

This Final Stage similar in function to the SASUKE 29-31 Final Stage version, as the walls do not split after 15 seconds, also there is no gap between the walls and the rope.

Okabe Sakiko is the first competitor to attempt this version of the Final Stage, she was quick on the Spider Climb but struggled against the tide on the Tsuna Nobori, with unexpected situations being the rope was stuck on her harness, hindering the progress. As a result, despite the struggles, she timed out 13 metres up, ending the tournament.

Competitors' Success Rate

  • All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found
KUNOICHI Clears Attempts Percentage
11 0 1 0%
Total 0 1 0%

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