Last season's individual overall champion Kobayashi Ryogo [Tsuchiya Home] won the first victory of this season with 137.5 meters and 134 meters of 277.0 points. 14th win in the World Cup.
Koto Sato [Snow Brand Megmilk] is 6th, Naoki Nakamura [Tokai University Sapporo Ku] is 16th, Daiki Ito [Snow Brand Megmilk] is 21st. Noriaki Kasai [Tsuchiya Home] was 33rd in the second round and Junshiro Kobayashi [Megumi Snow Brand] was in 36th place. [Joint]