At today's NJPW Kizuna Road iPPV in Korakuen Hall, the competitors for the 2013 G1 Climax were announced. The G1 Climax starts on August 1 and goes until August 11 where the finals will take place at Sumo Hall in Tokyo.
The competitors are as follows:
Block A: IWGP Champion Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe, IWGP Jr. Champion Prince Devitt, IWGP Tag Champion Satoshi Kojima, Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, Katsuyori Shibata, Lance Archer, Davey Boy Smith Jr.
Block B: IWGP Tag Champion Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata, Shinsuke Nakamura, Tetsuya Naito, Yujiro Takahashi, Minoru Suzuki, Shelton X Benjamin, Toru Yano, Karl Anderson, Kota Ibushi
A video of the announcement can be seen below: