KADOMA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 23:  Nicole Takahashi and Toshihiko Okuda of Japan  compete in the Ice dance free dance during the Japan Figure Skating Championships 2016 on December 23, 2016 in Kadoma, Japan.  (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
KADOMA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 23:  Ibuki Mori and Kentaro Suzuki of Japan compete in the Ice dance free dance during the Japan Figure Skating Championships 2016 on December 23, 2016 in Kadoma, Japan.  (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
KADOMA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 23:  Kana Muraoto and Chris Reed of Japan compete in the Ice dance free dance during the Japan Figure Skating Championships 2016 on December 23, 2016 in Kadoma, Japan.  (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
KADOMA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 23:  Misato Komatsubara and Timothy Koleto of the USA compete in the Ice dance free dance during the Japan Figure Skating Championships 2016 on December 23, 2016 in Kadoma, Japan.  (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
KADOMA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 23:  Emi Hirai and Marien De La Asuncion of France compete in the Ice dance free dance during the Japan Figure Skating Championships 2016 on December 23, 2016 in Kadoma, Japan.  (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)