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#5 "My illness made me a superhuman in exchange" Featuring professional martial artist Hideki "Shrek / Big Body" Sekine

Hideki “Shrek / Big Body” Sekine is still active at the forefront of the professional martial artist world at the age of 48, having participated in and won the RIZIN martial arts event held on New Year’s Eve 2021. He had a pituitary adenoma, a condition that causes terminal hypertrophy of the jaw and limbs, but he debuted as a martial artist while working as a police officer.

His body suddenly began to transform as he entered his thirties. He left the condition until his life was in danger in order to become a superhuman. He traded his illness for the super strong body he had longed for as a child.
He left his stable job as a police officer to become a martial artist at the age of 43.His wife’s determination pushed him to throw himself into the harsh world.What “gift” did he acquire through his illness?

Sekine talks with MC Hikaru Takahashi and navigator So Takei.

Guest: Hideki "Shrek / Big Body" Sekine

  1. Sekine debuted as a martial artist at the age of 36, while still an active police officer. He retired from the police force at age 43 and became a professional martial artist.
    He announced his disease "pituitary adenoma" before his participation in RIZIN on New Year's Eve 2021. And he won the match as well. Currently, he is active in the martial arts world as a fighter, while going to the hospital and taking medication.


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Navigator: So Takei

  1. Occupation, post, "King of the Beasts". Address, "Earth". Hobby, "growth".
    Takei is a former Japanese champion in the the decathlon, and has experience in a variety of sports, including martial arts, baseball, and golf.He is still active in the media, particularly on TV and radio, and has won a gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the World Masters Athletics Championships, as well as playing golf and the piano.He is the "strongest 49-year-old" who continues to grow day by day, aiming to be the "biggest in his own history.
    He is currently the chairman of the Japan Fencing Association and the sustainability minister of the Ministry of the Environment.


MC: Hikaru Takahashi

  1. In 2014, Takahashi won the Grand Prix for the 14th Japan Bishojo Content which led to her debut and immediate success through staring in various corporate commercials. Since then, she has appeared in numerous acclaimed works such as NHK Taiga Drama Onna Joushu Naotora (2017). Other than working as an actor, Takahashi has been active in a variety of fields including radio, television, and fashion.

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