NHK Competition confirmed...NO SUPRISE and FOLLOWINGS.

1. SUPER CLASS...Yu-na Kim...only Yu-na can beat herself.
2. EXCELLENT CLASS...Mao Asada...only Mao can challenge Yu-na for GOLD.
3. VERY GOOD CLASS...Joannie Rochette, Miki Ando...can challenge Mao for SILVER

4. GOOD CLASS...Rachael Flatt, Laura Lepisto, Mirai Nagasu, Ashley Wagner, Kanako Murakami...can get rare chances for BRONZE.
5. REST

Really heart breaking to see SAD face of Mao...but she'll come back...Mao has plenty of RAW MATERIALS to re-build her jumps.