American Ninja Warrior video game released with new gameplay trailer

American Ninja Warrior Challenge is available for purchase today. Today is the day anyone can hit the buzzer! Really! Well, in a sense. March 19 is the release date of the official American Ninja Warrior video game: American Ninja Warrior Challenge. We previously got a look at the game with the announcement trailer that was released awhile back. But today’s official release included a new trailer which gives us a better sense of the what the gameplay will be like. You’ll be able to play with your friends, so gather up your Ninja-squad. There is the option to build your […]

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UNAA will send top competitors to the Ninja OCR World Championships in Russia

The top two men and women from the UNAA World Championships will qualify for Team USA. As the sport of Ninja Warrior continues to grow, more and more international competitions are rising in prominence. Now, a league that’s local to the USA has become a qualifier for an World Championship. Both the State Games of America and the UNAA World Series Finals are official qualifiers for Ninja OCR World Championships held in Moscow, Russia, August of this year. World OCR is, “the international governing body and sole competent authority for obstacle sports and related disciplines worldwide. We are an independent […]

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Kenny Niemitalo will continue to pay it forward in season 11

He’s not done with his mission of finding live kidney donors for children. This story made us smile today, so we had to share it. There’s a beautiful update on one of the children American Ninja Warrior Kenny Niemitalo raised awareness for in season 10. He’s also sharing the story of another young man in need of a kidney donor. Over his seasons on American Ninja Warrior, Kenny has shared the heart-wrenching journey he and his family have been on. In season eight, after his run in Atlanta, he told the viewers that his young daughter Hazel was in need […]

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Akbar ate the ‘world’s hottest chocolate bar’ and it went SUPER

Well, how did he think this was going to go? A day after surgery I’ve been challenged to eat The Worlds Hottest Chocolate Bar Posted by Akbar Gbajabiamila on Thursday, March 14, 2019 Akbar Gbajabiamila is a man of many talents. Former NFL plater, host of American Ninja Warrior, eater of hot things. Yeah, for some reason, he really likes to do burning, scalding hot food challenges. We flat out don’t get the appeal on this one. His latest attempt included eating the “world’s hottest chocolate bar.” There’s a lot that we think you need to consider about this situation. […]

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American Ninja Warrior nominated for a Kids’ Choice Award

You can vote as many times as you like before March 23. American Ninja Warrior has been nominated for a 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards! The show is up for “Favorite Reality Show” against five other programs. America’s Got Talent American Ninja Warrior Double Dare American Idol Dancing with the Stars: Junior The Voice What’s cool about this nomination is that we can all vote to get American Ninja Warrior to the top! You can vote as many times as you’d like with this link. We’ll find out if Ninja Warrior wins on Saturday, March 23 at 8/7c. The Kids’ […]

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A brief history of Ninja Warrior’s diminishing first obstacle

The Shrinking Steps are the latest in a trend of downsizing obstacle one. Secrets from season 11 of American Ninja Warrior are still under wraps as the show tours around the country for the Qualifiers and City Finals. One new aspect revealed was a new first obstacle, the Shrinking Steps. It might have come as a shock to the LA contestants, but now that it’s out there, we’re sure the Ninjas will replicate and master it with lightning speed. It did get us thinking about the history of the first obstacle. The obstacle sets the tone for the Qualifying and […]

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Make the most of a live taping with advice from fellow fans

There are some things you’ll want to be ready for. Planning on seeing American Ninja Warrior live for season 11? Awesome! First, sign up for tickets. They’re free, but they’re on a first come, first served basis. You can sign up through On-Camera-Audiences.Com. But what comes next? To get the most out of seeing the Ninjas take on the course right in front of your eyes, you’ll want to do a little preparation. We’ve shared our thoughts in the past, but we wanted the other audiences members to share their first-hand experiences. We asked fans who’ve recently attended tapings to […]

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Audience members, what’s your advice for attending a taping?

Share your first-hand perspective. It’s that magical time of year in Ninja Warrior-land when all the competitors want to know is if they’re getting the call, and all the fans want to know is how to get tickets to a live taping. One of those is an easy answer. You can sign up for free tickets to American Ninja Warrior through On-Camera-Audience.com. That company is responsible for handling all aspects of the audience. So if you have questions on the age limit, or arrival timing, that’s where you want to direct your queries. What to expect as an audience member […]

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Vote on Matt and Akbar’s celebrity mash-up name

They’ve been waiting on this since season five! Editor’s note: Before we get into this, we need to be upfront and say this wasn’t our idea in the slightest. April Beckner, head assistant at New Era Ninjas, Ninja camp director, and artist, shared the idea with us while we hid from the rain at the Los Angeles Qualifiers. It seemed like a pretty brilliant idea. She said it would be a fun poll, so we’re just making that a reality! Name a more iconic duo than American Ninja Warrior hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila. We’ll wait. The ardent and […]

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10 runs by female Ninja Warriors that inspire us for International Women’s Day

This is just a very small sampling of some great runs. March 8 is International Women’s Day! It’s “a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.” The achievements of women on American Ninja Warrior are vast and have moved so many, both women and men, to pursue their dreams on and off the course. To take part in the day, we wanted to share a handful of highlights of those incredible accomplishments. Honestly, it was a hard task! There are so, SO many to choose from. We’ve selected 10, but we want to hear what […]

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