The Popular Japanese Game Show Takeshi's Castle Is Coming To Saudi Arabia Super Soon

Takeshis Castle

The popular Japanese game show, well known in the Kingdom, is coming back and this time it's returning to Saudi Arabia. General Entertainment Authority's chairman Turki al-Sheikh tweeted about it hyping fans on the social media platform.

The game is set to be released sometime this year.

(Image Credits: Twitter @turki_alalshikh)

General Entertainment Authority's chairman Turki al Sheikh even tweeted about the game show

...saying "soon."

It is unclear, however; wether it'll be a theme park or a TV show

No further details on that have been announced but either way, this is sure to be a new form of entertainment that the Saudi youth would love.

Al-Sheikh already signed agreements with the Tokyo Broadcasting System

It is said, following the signings, that a replica of the castle will be built in Riyadh. The castle will be infused with Arab elements, suitable for its setting. Several reports say that Takeshi's castle will include more than 50 obstacles in a large 300,000 square metre space.

Residents can't wait for this

'So excited for this show'

'Very nice, we miss these programs'

Others reminisced about the nostalgic feeling the show brings

'Those were the days'

'I swear, bravo. This game is a nice idea.'

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Shereen Ahmed

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