Brain Wall (脳カベ, Nōkabe) is a component of the Japanese game show The Tunnels' Thanks to Everyone . Video clips from the show proliferated on video-sharing websites and the concept was eventually adopted by several other countries. It became popularly known to non-Japanese speakers and YouTube fans as simply Human Tetris or Hole in the Wall, named for its involvement of the physical body and a supposed close resemblance to the rules of the video game Tetris .
The rules of the game are the same, and how points are awarded varies from country to country.
The first component of the game involves a solo contestant, while later components involve groups of two people or more.
The production rights to the show outside Japan is owned by Fremantle and the program has been produced in 45 countries.
|Country||Name||Host||Network||First day aired|
|Arab world||جدار جبار'|
|Mansour El Ghassani (Season 1, 2010)|
Said Al Memari (Season 2, 2011)
|Abu Dhabi TV||September 20, 2010|
|Argentina||El muro infernal||Alejandro Wiebe||Telefe||March 3, 2008|
|Australia||Hole in the Wall||Jules Lund||Nine Network||August 6, 2008|
|Brazil||De cara no muro||Fausto Silva||Rede Globo||May 2009|
|Belgium (Flemish)||Hole in the Wall||Roos van Acker||VT4||September 2009|
|Bulgaria||Дупка в Стената|
Dupka v Stenata
|Rumen Lukanov||Nova TV||July 18, 2008|
|Cambodia||Hole in the Wall: ល្បែងជ្រែកជញ្ជាំង||Andy Bishop (2011–2013)|
Tim Ratha (2013–present)
| CTN (2011–2013)|
|September 10, 2011|
|Canada (French)||Le mur||Benoît Gagnon||V||September 3, 2009|
|Chile||La muralla infernal|| Javiera Contador and José Miguel Viñuela |
Fernando Godoy and Lucila Vit
|Megavisión||March 16, 2009 – May 2009 |
July 2009 – November 2009
|Croatia||Pazi, zid!||Mia Kovačić||Nova TV||September and October 2008|
|Colombia||Duro contra el muro||Carlos Calero||RCN TV||February 4, 2008|
|China||动洞墙||(朱楨) Zhu Zhen & (薛之謙) Xue Zhi Qian||SMG|
|正大综艺-墙来啦||Qiang Zhi (人强子) & Xun Zhu (朱迅)||CCTV||September 19, 2010|
|Denmark||Hul i hovedet||Uffe Holm||TV3+|
|Estonia||Auk Seinas||Tõnis Milling||TV3||Spring 2009|
|Finland||Reikä seinässä||Mari Kakko||Nelonen||March 15, 2009|
|France||Le Mur Infernal||Laurence Boccolini||TMC||November 12, 2007|
|Germany||Ab Durch die Wand||Sonja Zietlow and Dirk Bach||RTL||October 18, 2009|
|Greece||Μια τρύπα στο νερό|
Mia trypa sto neró
|George Pyrpasopoulos||Mega TV||December 13, 2008|
|Hong Kong||大咕窿|| Yishan Ng |
Calinda Yuen-wai Chan
|TVB||May 9, 2009|
|Hungary||Kalandra Fal!||Balázs Sebestyén and János Vadon||RTL Klub||May 4, 2009|
|India||Hole in the Wall||Cyrus Sahukar||POGO||July 28, 2008|
|Indonesia||Hole in the Wall||Pandji Pragiwaksono||RCTI||December 17, 2007|
|Global TV||February 27, 2009|
|Shai Goldstein and Daror Rafaeli||Channel 10||2009|
|Tunnels, Toshihiro Itō, and Asami Miura||Fuji TV||July 26, 2006|
|Lithuania||Skylė sienoje||Aistė Paškevičiūtė and Džiugas Siaurusaitis||TV3||2009|
|Malaysia||Bolos||Zizan Razak||Astro Ria||2009|
|Mexico||Aguas con el muro||Martín Altomaro and María Inés||TV Azteca||2009 – 2010|
|Netherlands||Hole in the wall||Beau van Erven Dorens and Gerard Joling||SBS6||October 10, 2009|
|Norway||Ylvis møter veggen||Kjetil André Aamodt and Kjersti Idem along with Ylvis||TVNorge||2008|
|Paraguay||El muro||Roberto Willis||Canal 13||November 2008|
|Peru||Tecsuperate||George Slebi||Panamericana Televisión||June 2009|
|Philippines||Hole in the Wall||Ogie Alcasid and Michael V.||GMA Network||April 20, 2009|
|Poland||Hole in the Wall||Adam Małczyk and Adam Grzanka||TV4||March 7, 2009|
|Portugal||Salve-se Quem Puder||Diana Chaves and Marco Horácio||SIC and SIC K||June 1, 2009|
|Romania||Vedete-n Figuri||Dan Fintescu and Dina Marina||Prima TV||January 16, 2009|
|Russia||Стенка на стенку|
Stenka na Stenku
|Ivan Urgant and Alexander Tsekalo||ORT|
|South Korea||Jiwhaza||Choi Gwi-hwan||SBS||April 14, 2007|
|Spain||El Muro Infernal||Julian Iantzi||La Sexta||Summer 2008|
|Sweden||Hål i väggen|| Johan Petersson (Season 1, 2008)|
Erik Ekstrand, Mackan Edlund (Season 2, 2009-2010)
|TV6||September 14, 2008|
Who's the Winner
Topic: Hole in the Wall 爆衝型人
|Jacky Wu||TTV||June 16, 2007 – September 29, 2007|
Crazy Wall Game
|Kanchai Kamnerdploy (September 3, 2011 – March 24, 2012)||Channel 7||September 3, 2011|
|Wattana Kumthorntip (March 25, 2012 – March 30, 2014)|
Somjit Jongjohor (October 13, 2012 – March 30, 2014)
Crazy Wall Knockout Game
Crazy Wall Strike Game
|Turkey||Bak Su Duvara||Behzat Uygur||Star TV||2009|
|Ukraine||Море по коліно|
More po Kolino
|Dmytro Perepelkin||ICTV||August 29, 2010|
|United Kingdom||Hole in the Wall|| Dale Winton |
Anton du Beke
|BBC One||September 20, 2008|
|United States||Hole in the Wall||Brooke Burns and Mark Thompson||Fox||September 7, 2008|
|Teck Holmes||Cartoon Network||October 6, 2010|
|Uruguay||El Muro||Roberto Larrañaga||Canal 10||December 2008|
|Vietnam||Người đi xuyên tường|| Hoài Linh and Đại Nghĩa |
Ốc Thanh Vân and Đình Toàn
| VTV3 |
|December 26, 2014|
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