Headlined by Pro Tour Hall of Famer Shuhei Nakamura, Kusemono features multiple Japanese heavy hitters to showcase one of many powerful teams based out of the country.

2017-18 Team Standings

Note: An italicized team member score is not included in the team's total by event. Only the Top 5 team member results are counted, with the exception of the last Pro Tour of the season.
An asterisk (*) next to a player's name means that the player has been substituted off the team in favor of a different player.

Any Pro Tour Pro Point totals in the below standings marked with a hyphen mean that the player's Pro Points did not count for the team's score as of that Pro Tour.

Kazuaki Fujimura 3 3 5 4
Toru Inoue 10 6 4 3
Riku Kumagai 4 3 4 3
Shuhei Nakamura 4 3 3 3
Yuta Takahashi 4 10 3 4
Kazuyuki Takimura 4 3 20 4
Total After Event 26 51 87 108
Ranking after Each Event 19th 17th 13th 15th

2017-18 Team Series Leaderboard