Takeshi’s Castle is a Japanese comedy game show that was devised by and starring Takeshi Kitano. Playing the lord of a castle, he fills the grounds with wacky, but tough games in an attempt to stop attacks from General Tani. To help him protect the castle, Takeshi has a team of guards who will try and stop Tani’s army from progressing further. In this remake of the iconic game show, each episode sees many contestants gather in an attempt to storm into the castle. The obstacles whittle down the number of contestants with only a remaining few reaching the final battle. In the final showdown, the contestants face Takeshi in a variety of ways such as having to break Takeshi’s paper ring or set off his sensor to overcome Takeshi’s castle. If a player succeeds, they walk away with the biggest cash prize of all.