At the World Figure Skating Championships held in Japan on the 25th, a free dance was held in the second half of ice dancing, and the couple Yanaka Muramoto and Daisuke Takahashi performed a kaishin performance that fully expressed the world view of the program, placing 11th, matching the record high of the Japan.

The World Figure Skating Championships, which are being held in Japan for the first time in four years, were held on the 4th at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, where the second half of ice dancing was held.

The couple, Muramoto and Takahashi, nicknamed "Kanadai," expressed the world view of the movie "Phantom of the Opera" from the beginning, and received the highest rating of Level Four in the combination of lifts, which is the showcase.

After this, he made sure to perform the twizzle with repeated one-legged turns, and showed skillful edge work in the one-legged step that he has been working on this season.

And towards the end, the biggest showpiece was the step of moving diagonally from one end of the rink to the other, captivating the audience with a breathtaking and graceful slide.

The two performed the free dance for the first time this season without making a mistake, and immediately after their performance, they were in tears on the rink with joy.

Her free dance score was a new personal best of 2.115 and her total was 95.188, placing her in 87th place, matching her Japan's all-time high.

Madison Chalk and Evan Bates of the United States took first place, Charlene Guignard and Marco Fabbri of Italy took second place, and Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier of Canada took third place.

Daisuke Takahashi "To the world view of the Opera House until the end without mistakes"

Daisuke Takahashi performed the program of "Phantom of the Opera" at the 2007 World Championships held in Japan when he was singles, and 16 years later, he performed again at the World Championships in Japan, this time as an ice dancer with Muramoto.

After the performance, Takahashi said, "I'm honestly happy, I entered the world of the Opera House until the end without making any mistakes. I didn't run out of energy, and I felt like I could go from the middle of the performance, so I was under pressure from holding the event in Japan, but I'm glad that I was able to perform satisfactorily."

Regarding the second half of the performance, which he has struggled with due to a series of mistakes this season, he said, "This time, I felt 100% good until the end with no power left.

Looking back on the three seasons after switching to ice dancing, she said, "I was able to skate so comfortably that I thought 'The Phantom of the Opera' was the first time that we were able to perform so satisfactorily so much. He said with a satisfied expression.

When asked about his future activities, he said with a smile, "I haven't thought about it yet, but today I will soak in the afterglow."

Yanaka Muramoto: "I'm just impressed, and every moment of skating is happiness"

Yanaka Muramoto said, "At first, we were nervous, but after the song started, we both got into the worldview. I'm really happy that we were able to finish without any mistakes."

After that, he reflected, "'Phantom of the Opera' from Dai-chan's singles days left a strong impression on me, and I never thought that we would be able to skate together at the World Championships held in Japan.

Finally, when asked about the beauty of ice dancing, she said, "It's hard to skate with someone, but after you finish skiing, the joy is doubled.