New York City, New York, USA

This outrageous comedy is "Jackass" meets "Whose Line" meets "Silent Library", and acclaimed comedy company Face Off is bringing it to your campus! Audience members may participate to win prizes. BATSU! makes it's home in the famed East Village and is NYC's only live Japanese game show.


Face Off comics compete in improvised games and wild challenges, based on audience suggestions to avoid hilarious punishments (including a paintball marker, a shock collar, a giant egg smashing chicken, and lots more).

Featuring Game Show Host Kenji America, and his co-host the lovely, yet merciless, Noriko Sato.

There will be a winner. There will be a loser. There will be BATSU!

The question is, are you willing to play? In certain challenges, audience members play along side the Face Off players for a chance to win prizes. Of course, if selected, you risk suffering the punishment for failure!

To learn how you can bring BATSU! to your next event: email us at and tell us a bit about your venue and the date(s) you have in mind. visit for more on the FOUniverse.



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2002 Created Friday Night Face Off in Port Jefferson on Long Island. highlights include 58 consecutive sold out shows, Six episodes on local cable network, now in it's 9th year and is LI's most successful, longest running, and funniest show. FNFO still performs regularly to sold out crowds!

2002 - 2009 Players come and go, careers grow and skills are sharpened as members of Face Off begin to infiltrate all area's of the industry.

2009 The founders of FNFO, go legit and form FOU LLC.

2009 Become producers of DFD*TV and executive produce the successful comedy content site Winner of a 2011 Telly Award for their hilarious commercial for Pookies.

2010 Create and develop the one of a kind long form, rocking improv comedy experience: A Whole 'Nother Level.

2010 BATSU! previews on December 6th to sold out show and rave reviews.

2011 BATSU! opens on Jan 10 and performs weekly since to packed houses.

2011 Becomes TONY Critics' Pick, The Village Voice: Voice Choice", CBS News NY, NYCVicariously, Nite Life Exchange, The Queens Currier all rave!

2011 Singha Beer becomes official beer sponsor for BATSU! at the East Village home show.

2011 You book BATSU! and your audience has a night they will NEVER forget!

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