Hanyu tops the leaderboard with a score of 106.98 points, with Kagiyama at 100.96 after achieving a new personal best.
The men's winner at this week's world championships in Stockholm will take momentum and a psychological advantage into next year’s Beijing Olympics.
Hatakawa, who began skating at age 6, has used her admiration for Japanese stars Yuzuru Hanyu and Shoma Uno as inspiration over the years.
Local organizers have unveiled plans for how they'll tackle the COVID-19 pandemic during the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics next summer. In a 54-page report, which...