DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~” Results

May 6, 2019

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2019
Aomori Hamanasu Hall
244 Fans – No Vacancy

1. Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno defeated Kota Umeda & Nobuhiro Shimatani when Watase pinned Shimatani with the Back Drop (9:25).
2. Hokke, Scallops, Tuna, Pickled Seaweed 4 Way Match: Masahiro Takanashi defeated Kazusada Higuchi, Mad Paulie and Mike Rollins when Takanashi pinned Rollins with a School Boy (7:52).
3. Yukio Sakaguchi, Antonio Honda & Ricky Starks defeated Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato when Starks pinned Hirata with the Double Arm Facebuster (11:39).
4. Makoto Oishi Marunage Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi ended in a No Contest when Mizuki Watase and Yuki Ueno attacked them (5:25).
4a. Rematch: Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno defeated Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi when Ueno pinned Oishi with the Atlantida Buster (7:46).
5. DISASTER BOX Vs ALL OUT!: HARASHIMA & Naomi Yoshimura defeated Akito & Yuki Iino when Yoshimura pinned Iino with the Shonenba (11:43).
6. Aomori Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Soma Takao Vs Konosuke Takeshita, Mike Bailey & MAO ended in a Double Countout (10:59).
6a. Falls Count Anywhere & No Tag Rules: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Soma Takao defeated Konosuke Takeshita, Mike Bailey & MAO when Endo pinned MAO with the Shooting Star Press (10:59).

The main event went out of control when a bunch of dives out of the ring led to the two teams fighting among the crowd and all getting counted out. MAO said they couldn’t end the match like this because DDT only comes to Aomori once a year. He asked for a restart this time with Falls Count Anywhere rules. The bell rang and everyone immediately took the match outside the building. Tetsuya Endo did a Moonsault off of a drinks machine. The match found its way back into the ring where Endo pinned MAO with the Shooting Star Press. Daisuke Sasaki actually got a little sentimental after the match because his grandparents are buried in Aomori and he doesn’t get to visit that often. The story was enough to make Nobuhiro Shimatani cry. But enough about that, Sasaki let Endo finish the rest of the speech so Aomori could hear the voice of a champion.

Makoto Oishi’s Marunage bout with Danshoku Dieno turned into a grudge match when Dieno attacked him at the start of the show. In the match itself they fought outside the ring until Dieno gave Mizuki Watase the Lip Lock. Oishi then stripped off Watase’s shorts and whipped Dieno with it. Later Dieno attacked Yuki Ueno and stripped off his shorts. Watase & Ueno had enough and together attacked Dieno & Oishi causing the match to get called off. Ueno said he was sick of the sexual harassment from Dieno. The match was suddenly turned into a tag match between Dieno & Oishi against Watase & Ueno. Dieno & Oishi controlled most of the match with their lewd antics until it eventually backfired and Ueno pinned Oishi with the Atlantida Buster. Ueno wanted everyone to forget about what they saw and move on but Dieno asked for another match for next week’s show in Niigata.

Kazuki Hirata wanted to make a grand entrance from the balcony but he never expected Yukio Sakaguchi would be up there to put him in a Sleeper Hold. Antonio Honda changed up his Gongitsune routine and would have gotten into a romantic embrace with Toru Owashi if it wasn’t for Hirata and Ricky Starks breaking them up. Hirata and Starks then slowly leaned towards each other for a kiss when Hiroshi Yamato pulled down the back of Starks’s tights. Hirata still stood there waiting for a kiss so Sakaguchi kicked him. Starks pulled his tights up and then pinned Hirata with the Double Arm Facebuster.


Endo Now On Sakaguchi’s Kill List, So Much Wrestling This Month

May 1, 2019

It’s Golden Week in Japan. The schedule is busy as hell. Let’s get to it.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “DAI TOKYO JOSHI PRO WRESTLING FESTIVAL 2019”, 02/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Nodoka Tenma Vs Mahiro Kiryu
2. Mina Shirakawa Vs Thunder Rosa
3. Yuna Manase & Yuki Kamifuku Vs Yuki Aino & Miu Watanabe

The day before Tokyo Joshi Pro returns to Korakuen Hall they have a fanfest going on in Itabashi Green Hall. There will be autograph and photography sessions, contract signings for the title matches, an Up Up Girls (Pro Wrestling) concert and finally some wrestling matches to end the event.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “YES! WONDERLAND 2019 ~OPPORTUNITY IS THERE~”, 03/05/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Mirai Maiumi Debut Match: Nodoka Tenma & Yuki Aino Vs YUMI & Mirai Maiumi
2. Yuna Manase, Mina Shirakawa & Himawari Unagi Vs Haruna Neko, Pom Harajuku & Mahiro Kiryu
3. Yuki Kamifuku Vs Thunder Rosa
4. Reika Saiki & Marika Kobashi Vs Riho & Raku
5. Sakisama & Misao Vs Rika Tatsumi & Miu Watanabe
6. Special Single Match: Aja Kong Vs Maki Itoh
7. TOKYO Princess Tag Team Titles: Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki (c) Vs Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa
8. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Shoko Nakajima

Miyu Yamashita has the first of two title defences this week. If she can get past this unscathed then what on Earth can stop her? Or will this finally be Shoko Nakajima’s time to be the top woman in TJPW?

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAMAKON~”, 04/05/2019
Yamagata Big Wing

1. Mike Bailey & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
2. Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Kota Umeda & Mizuki Watase
4. Sanshiro Takagi Marunage Match ~ Lucha Libre Classica Rules: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata
5. Song! Song! Black Pig! 3 Way Match: Toru Owashi Vs Hiroshi Yamato Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. Return To The Site Of Happy Motel’s Formation For The First Time In 3 Years!: Konosuke Takeshita & Antonio Honda Vs MAO & Yuki Ueno
7. You And Me Yellow Cherries Next Door! Yamagata Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Naomi Yoshimura & Makoto Oishi

A little break in the King Of DDT action.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “GOLDEN ITABASHI DATING”, 05/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

Tokyo Joshi returns to Itabashi Green Hall only a few days after Korakuen for the fallout show. I guess matches will be announced on 4th May.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2019
Aomori Hamanasu Hall

1. Kota Umeda & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
2. Yukio Sakaguchi, Antonio Honda & Ricky Starks Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
3. Hokke, Scallops, Tuna, Pickled Seaweed 4 Way Match: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazusada Higuchi Vs Mad Paulie Vs Mike Rollins
4. Makoto Oishi Marunage Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi
5. DISASTER BOX Vs ALL OUT!: HARASHIMA & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
6. Aomori Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Soma Takao Vs Konosuke Takeshita, Mike Bailey & MAO

The King Of DDT returns on the show after this.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “MIRACLE EARTH 2019”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Momota Parent And Child Vs Naoshi Sano Round 2: Mitsuo Momota Vs Naoshi Sano
2. GOLDEN GANBARE 2019: Moeka Haruhi & HARUKAZE Vs Miyako Matsumoto & Makoto
3. Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs Team Irootoko: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Mitomi Masayuki & Shota Nakagawa
4. Shota The Brutal Wind That Blows: Ken Ohka, Shuichiro Katsumura & Shuhei Washida Vs Shota, Guts Ishijima & Masked Mystery
5. Dangan Senshi, Attack On Ganpro!: Yumehito Imanari Vs Masato Tanaka

Match #3 now has something on the line because Keisuke Ishii has a Right To Challenge Gauntlet to defend.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “GIRLS SHINING, I WILL FLY TO SAPPORO!”, 06/05/2019
Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym

1. SHINE Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Allysin Kay

The visiting Allysin Kay has a chance to become a double champion of her own. She just won the NWA World Women’s Title last weekend.

BASARA “BASARA 95 ~TENNENRISHINRYU~”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Isami Kodaka, Daiki Shimomura & Takato Nakano Vs SAGAT, Best Stretchman V3 & Yasu Urano
2. Takumi Tsukamoto & Masato Kamino Vs Naaoki Tanizaki & Akiyori Takizawa
3. Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Fuminori Abe
4. Sakigake!! Iron Family Vs Aikata Tag: FUMA & Yusuke Kubo Vs Ikuto Hidaka & Minoru Fujita
5. Union MAX Title: Ryota Nakatsu (c) Vs Ryuichi Sekine

Itabashi Green Hall is going to be sick of wrestling shows by the time this week is done.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2019 2ND ROUND”, 06/05/2019
Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym

0. Under Match: Mad Paulie Vs Mizuki Watase
1. King Of DDT 2019 – Loser Resurrection Battle Royal: Kota Umeda Vs MAO Vs Mike Bailey Vs HARASHIMA Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Yuki Ueno
2. Makoto Oishi & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Hiroshi Yamato & Yuki Iino
3. Noboribetsu City Councilor With 674 Votes In Mind (Affiliate, Newcomer) Tomoya Adachi Comes To Mars Gym!: Tomoya, Sanshiro Takagi & Toru Owashi Vs Antonio Honda, Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
4. Tetsuya Endo & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Koji Yoshida
5. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Masahiro Takanashi
6. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Soma Takao Vs Akito
7. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Naomi Yoshimura Vs Konosuke Takeshita
8. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Winner Of Battle Royal

Yukio Sakaguchi was taken out of the Losers Battle Royal because he now has a title match coming up. More on that later.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAREKATSU BOWL~”, 11/05/2019
Nishi Niigata City Hall (Kobari Aoyama Public Hall)

1. 3 Way Match: Hiroshi Yamato Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kota Umeda
2. Danshoku Dieno Marunage Match ~ Baen Insta☆Photogenic Match: Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
3. Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata
4. Akito, Yuki Iino & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Mike Rollins, Ricky Starks & Naomi Yoshimura
5. “Niigata Celebrities!” Super Sasadango Machine Local Triumph! Niigata Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Super Sasadango Machine Vs HARASHIMA & Antonio Honda
6. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako (c) Vs Saki Akai, Asuka & Hikaru Shida
7. Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi, Mike Bailey & MAO

With Hikaru Shida completing the team, Saki Akai is now ready to challenge the Sendai Girls. Shida wrestles in Sendai Girls herself so she is very familiar with Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako. The one who wants to win the KO-D 6-Man Tag Titles the most is Asuka because she wants to wear the title belts like an accessory. The way the team is laid out has Akai as the leader, Asuka as the sub-leader and Shida as the “New Member”.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAKASAKI DARUMA~”, 12/05/2019
Gunma New Sunpia Takasaki

1. Soma Takao, Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Toru Owashi, Yuki Ueno & Masahiro Takanashi
2. 3 Way Match: Mike Bailey Vs Mike Rollins Vs Ricky Starks
3. Makoto Oishi & Mizuki Watase Vs Saki Akai & Asuka
4. Konosuke Takeshita & Yuki Iino Vs Kazusada Higuchi & Naomi Yoshimura
5. Toru Owashi Marunage Match ~ Kazuki Hirata Time Difference Against 3 People: Kazuki Hirata Vs Usaburo Kokeshi, Daruma Takasaki & Yutaka Yoshie
6. Antonio Honda & MAO Vs Akito & Kota Umeda
7. Takasaki Specialty! Okanarei Special Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & HARASHIMA

Due to what happened between Sakaguchi and Tetsuya Endo yesterday (explained down at the bottom), they are getting paired together until the next KO-D Openweight Title match takes place.

DDT “BLACK OUT PRESENTS KING OF DDT 2019 THE FINAL!!”, 19/05/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. King Of DDT 2019 – Semi Final: X Vs X
2. King Of DDT 2019 – Semi Final: X Vs X
3. King Of DDT 2019 – Final: X Vs X

The official news update for this show is Maku Donaruto will be there! The unofficial news is Keisuke Ishii wants to cash in his Right To Challenge Gauntlet on this show so he can face Endo for the KO-D Title. Due to the new rules that are meant to encourage surprise cash ins, DDT is currently in a position where they cannot promote Endo Vs Ishii for now and have to act like it won’t be happening.

DDT “GOLDEN DDT THEATER 2019”, 25/05/2019
Kitazawa Town Hall

1. DDT Extreme Title: Antonio Honda (c) Vs Akito

Something that Antonio Honda and Akito have in common is they both think their biggest career highlight involved the DDT Extreme Title. So it’s fitting the two will fight over it.

DDT “WRESTLE MATSUYAMANIA 2019”, 02/06/2019
Ehime World Trade Center

1. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sasaki & Soma Takao (c) Vs Kazuki Hirata & Maku Donaruto
2. KO-D Openweight Title: Tetsuya Endo (c) Vs Yukio Sakaguchi

During a press conference yesterday Endo was supposed to select one of the seven losers in the King Of DDT 1st Round to defend the KO-D Title against. However he struggled to remember any of the wrestlers he could choose from. Hisaya Imabayashi listed the names and Endo commented after each one. Kota Umeda? He’s the guy who always hurts his knees. MAO? He’s a fucked up bad guy. Mike Bailey? He’s that guy who can’t do anything without MAO. HARASHIMA? Endo hates him. Kazuki Hirata? Endo would choose him but Hirata is already wrestling for a championship at the show. Yuki Ueno? He was thrown away by his friend. Yukio Sakaguchi? Beaten by Daisuke Sasaki and he won’t stop crying about it.

What Endo didn’t realise was that Sakaguchi was in the building and overheard Endo’s comments. He crashed the press conference and attacked Endo, beating him down! Sakaguchi used Endo’s “Two types of people in the world” motto against him and said he is now on his kill list! When Sakaguchi stormed out of the room, Endo demanded that he be his opponent for the KO-D Title match! This won’t be a pro wrestling match, Endo says he will kill Sakaguchi!


Mirai Maiumi, Happy Motels Reunion, Road To Peter Pan Cards

April 26, 2019

DDT “SOUKEN HOLDINGS PRESENTS MAX BUMP 2019”, 28/04/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Masahiro Takanashi & Pokotan (w/ Danshoku Dieno)
2. Keisuke Okuda Farewell Match: Keisuke Okuda, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Kota Umeda, Mizuki Watase & Yuki Iino
3. Saki Akai & Asuka Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
4. Legendary Wrestler Yoshiaki Yatsu First Match In DDT: Yoshiaki Yatsu, Sanshiro Takagi & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Akito, Kazusada Higuchi & Hiroshi Yamato
5. DDT Extreme Title – Panty☆Hunt Tiger Cub Rope Death Match: HARASHIMA (c) Vs Antonio Honda
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles – 3 Way Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki (c) & Soma Takao Vs MAO & Mike Bailey Vs Ricky Starks & Mike Rollins
7. Special Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Shinya Aoki
8. KO-D Openweight Title: Tetsuya Endo (c) Vs Makoto Oishi

Here is the confirmed match order for this Sunday’s show.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2019 1ST ROUND”, 29/04/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Tetsuya Endo, Mad Paulie, Nobuhiro Shimatani & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Toru Owashi, Antonio Honda, Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
2. Keisuke Okuda Final DDT Match: Makoto Oishi & Keisuke Okuda Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Iino
3. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1A: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Kota Umeda
4. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1C: Mike Bailey Vs Soma Takao
5. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1E: Naomi Yoshimura Vs Kazuki Hirata
6. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1G: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Yukio Sakaguchi
7. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1B: Masahiro Takanashi Vs MAO
8. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1D: Akito Vs HARASHIMA
9. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 1F: Yuki Ueno Vs Konosuke Takeshita

The match order for the King Of DDT 1st Round is going by the odd numbered pairings followed by the even numbered ones.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “YES! WONDERLAND 2019 ~OPPORTUNITY IS THERE~”, 03/05/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Mirai Maiumi Debut Match: Nodoka Tenma & Yuki Aino Vs YUMI & Mirai Maiumi
2. Yuna Manase, Mina Shirakawa & Himawari Unagi Vs Haruna Neko, Pom Harajuku & Mahiro Kiryu
3. Yuki Kamifuku Vs Thunder Rosa
4. Reika Saiki & Marika Kobashi Vs Riho & Raku
5. Sakisama & Misao Vs Rika Tatsumi & Miu Watanabe
6. Special Single Match: Aja Kong Vs Maki Itoh
7. TOKYO Princess Tag Team Titles: Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki (c) Vs Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa
8. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Shoko Nakajima

The debuting Mirai will be going by the name Mirai Maiumi. She is 162cm tall and was born in Iwate on 3rd December, 1999. She was a primary school student during the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and discovered pro wrestling when Real Japan hosted a charity show in the region. She learned judo in high school and moved to Tokyo so she could train in Tokyo Joshi Pro. Her goal is to energise Tohoku with pro wrestling and also get the chance to learn from Satoru Sayama!

Tokiwoikiru, an idol group that spun off from LinQ in 2017 and currently includes Maki Itoh as an active member will perform live on the show before the opening match.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAMAKON~”, 04/05/2019
Yamagata Big Wing

1. Mike Bailey & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
2. Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
3. Yukio Sakaguchi & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Kota Umeda & Mizuki Watase
4. Sanshiro Takagi Marunage Match ~ Lucha Libre Classica Rules: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata
5. Song! Song! Black Pig! 3 Way Match: Toru Owashi Vs Hiroshi Yamato Vs Gorgeous Matsuno
6. Return To The Site Of Happy Motel’s Formation For The First Time In 3 Years!: Konosuke Takeshita & Antonio Honda Vs MAO & Yuki Ueno
7. You And Me Yellow Cherries Next Door! Yamagata Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs HARASHIMA, Naomi Yoshimura & Makoto Oishi

It is sadly not a full Happy Motels reunion in Match #6 but it’s one none the less. We’re probably not going to get a full one for as long as Tetsuya Endo and Konosuke Takeshita hate each other.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2019
Aomori Hamanasu Hall

1. Kota Umeda & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
2. Yukio Sakaguchi, Antonio Honda & Ricky Starks Vs Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Hiroshi Yamato
3. Hokke, Scallops, Tuna, Pickled Seaweed 4 Way Match: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazusada Higuchi Vs Mad Paulie Vs Mike Rollins
4. Makoto Oishi Marunage Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi
5. DISASTER BOX Vs ALL OUT!: HARASHIMA & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Akito & Yuki Iino
6. Aomori Specialty Special 6-Man Tag Match: Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Soma Takao Vs Konosuke Takeshita, Mike Bailey & MAO

Yuki Iino will be taking a limited wrestling schedule in May because he will be working on a terrestrial TV drama that month.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “MIRACLE EARTH 2019”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. GOLDEN GANBARE 2019: Moeka Haruhi & HARUKAZE Vs Miyako Matsumoto & Makoto
2. Momota Paent And Child Vs Naoshi Sano Round 2: Mitsuo Momota Vs Naoshi Sano
3. Ganbare☆Wrestling Vs Team Irootoko: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Mitomi Masayuki & Shota Nakagawa
4. Shota The Brutal Wind That Blows: Ken Ohka, Shuichiro Katsumura & Shuhei Washida Vs Shota, Guts Ishijima & Masked Mystery
5. Dangan Senshi, Attack On Ganpro!: Yumehito Imanari Vs Masato Tanaka

Back in February Naoshi Sano injured Chikara’s hand to the point where their match was stopped and Sano was declared the winner. Mitsuo Momota will get a chance to avenge his son.

BASARA “BASARA 95 ~TENNENRISHINRYU~”, 06/05/2019
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Union MAX Title: Ryota Nakatsu (c) Vs Ryuichi Sekine

If Ryota Nakatsu can beat Ryuichi Sekine then he will break the record for most Union MAX Title defences.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2019 2ND ROUND”, 06/05/2019
Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym

1. King Of DDT 2019 – Loser Resurrection Battle Royal: X Vs X Vs X Vs X Vs X Vs X Vs X
2. Makoto Oishi & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Hiroshi Yamato & Yuki Iino
3. Noboribetsu City Councilor With 674 Votes In Mind (Affiliate, Newcomer) Tomoya Adachi Comes To Mars Gym!: Tomoya, Sanshiro Takagi & Toru Owashi Vs Antonio Honda, Mike Rollins & Ricky Starks
4. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Winner Of Round 1A Vs Winner Of Round 1B
5. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Winner Of Round 1C Vs Winner Of Round 1D
6. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Winner Of Round 1E Vs Winner Of Round 1F
7. King Of DDT 2019 – Round 2: Winner Of Round 1G Vs Winner Of Loser Resurrection Battle Royal

This past week local Hokkaido wrestler Tomoya participated in an election for the Noboribetsu City Council and received 674 votes. DDT is bringing him in for their return to Hokkaido to mark this achievement.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAREKATSU BOWL~”, 11/05/2019
Nishi Niigata City Hall (Kobari Aoyama Public Hall)

1. 3 Way Match: Hiroshi Yamato Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kota Umeda
2. Danshoku Dieno Marunage Match ~ Baen Insta☆Photogenic Match: Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
3. Akito, Yuki Iino & Kazusada Higuchi Vs Mike Rollins, Ricky Starks & Naomi Yoshimura
4. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako (c) Vs Saki Akai, Asuka & X
5. “Niigata Celebrities!” Super Sasadango Machine Local Triumph! Niigata Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Super Sasadango Machine Vs HARASHIMA & Antonio Honda

I think we’ll find out who Saki Akai’s second partner will be after this weekend.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAKASAKI DARUMA~”, 12/05/2019
Gunma New Sunpia Takasaki

1. Toru Owashi Marunage Match ~ Kazuki Hirata Time Difference Against 3 People: Kazuki Hirata Vs Usaburo Kokeshi, Daruma Takasaki & Yutaka Yoshie
2. Soma Takao, Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Toru Owashi, Yuki Ueno & Masahiro Takanashi
3. 3 Way Match: Mike Bailey Vs Mike Rollins Vs Ricky Starks
4. Konosuke Takeshita & Yuki Iino Vs Kazusada Higuchi & Naomi Yoshimura

Mike Rollins and Ricky Starks have spent most of their tour teaming together. What will they be like as opponents?

DDT “DRAMATIC DREAMS VOL. 6 ~YUKINORI MATSUI REFEREE 25TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL CONCERT RUT~”, 26/05/2019
Osaka Edion Arena #2

1. Gongitsune Vs US Freelance Special Single Match: Antonio Honda Vs Kikutaro
2. Get The New Glory! Special Tag Match: HUB & Isami Kodaka Vs Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura
3. Super Space Time Wars Kaientai DX Vs Kishiwada Brigade ~ Special Tag Match: Dick Togo & MEN’S Teioh Vs Magnitude Kishiwada & Buffalo
4. Master Vs Skill ~ Special Single Match: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Yasu Urano
5. Special 6-Man Tag Match ~Wadachi~: Tetsuya Endo, Soma Takao & Mad Paulie Vs Yukio Sakaguchi, Tsubasa & Jinsei Shinzaki
6. Special Tag Match ~Dramatic Dream~: Konosuke Takeshita & HARASHIMA Vs Shigehiro Irie & Kazusada Higuchi

There are still plenty of wrestlers waiting for their matches to be announced. Super Sasadango Machine, Keisuke Ishii, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi, Asuka, Hiroshi Yamato, Billy Ken Kid, Kengo Takai and Shoichi Uchida will all be on the show.


The Big Catch Up

April 10, 2019

DDT “APRIL FOOL 2019 IN SHINKIBA”, 11/04/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. The Big President! Dance! Nori! Enchanting 3 Way Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Hiroshi Yamato
2. Single Match Of A 40 Year Old Indie Wrestler Trial: Mad Paulie Vs Makoto Oishi
3. HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Yuki Ueno Vs Antonio Honda, Kazusada Higuchi & Kota Umeda
4. Saki Akai, Masahiro Takanashi & Tomomitdu Matsunaga, Mizuki Watase Vs Asuka, Akito, Yuki Iino & Rionne Fujiwara
5. 3 Way Tag Match: Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs MAO & Mike Bailey Vs Ricky Starks & Mike Rollins
6. Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Keisuke Okuda
7. Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo

Naomi Yoshimura was supposed to be on the show but family circumstances are preventing him from coming this weekend. He will be back in the ring wrestling again on the 14th.

I missed this but on 2nd April DDT announced that Keisuke Okuda will resign from the company at the end of the month and become a freelancer. His contract with DDT was originally just a one year contract but it turned out to be the shortest contract in the company’s history. Okuda is grateful for the opportunities DDT gave to him when he left IGF last year and he’s been a fan of the company since he was in junior high but he wants to move his career in a different direction and go on a new adventure. Okuda wants his big match before he leaves to be against Yukio Sakaguchi.

“Absolute” Ricky Starks is from Louisiana, USA and has been wrestling since 2012. Mike Rollins is from Ontario, Canada and has been wrestling since 2007. Rollins is normally a mild person but during matches he can switch personalities and turn into a mad man named “Psycho” Mike.

The current Right To Challenge Gauntlet holders are Kazuki Hirata (blue) and Keisuke Ishii (yellow).

DDT “DRAMATIC STAR STREET CORNERS”, 13/04/2019
Tottori Yonago Industrial Gymnasium Sub Arena

1. 3 Way Match: Sanshiro Takagi Vs Antonio Honda Vs Yuki Iino
2. Ricky Starks & Mike Rollins Vs Asuka & Mizuki Watase
3. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Kazusada Higuchi & Keisuke Okuda
4. Konosuke Takeshita Marunage Match: Konosuke Takeshita, Gaina Tiger & G Vs Yuki Ueno, Takuya Fujiwara & COW Saeki
5. Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi Vs Tomomitsu Matsunaga & Kota Umeda
6. DAMNATION Vs ALL OUT!: Daisuke Sasaki & Mad Paulie Vs Akito & Shunma Katsumata
7. Yonago Specialties Come! Special! 6-Man Tag Match: HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi & Lowther Vs Soma Takao, Tetsuya Endo & Nobuhiro Shimatani

Yoshimura was originally teaming with Kota Umeda in a tag match. Umeda’s new partner is Tomomitsu Matsunaga.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’19 ~ READY SET, GO!”, 13/04/2019
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Rika Tatsumi & Haruna Neko Vs Pom Harajuku & Mahiro Kiryu
2. Reika Saiki Vs YUMI
3. Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa Vs Yuki Kamifuku & Mina Shirakawa
4. Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki Vs Yuna Manase & Himawari Unagi
5. Sakisama & Misao Vs Miu Watanabe & Raku
6. Miyu Yamashita, Shoko Nakajima & Marika Kobashi Vs Maki Itoh, Nodoka Tenma & Yuki Aino

Miyu Yamashita returns to Japan as a double champion. She now holds both the TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title and the SHINE Championship.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “POTCHARI JOSHI PRO WRESTLING – WRESTLE & POCHA”, 14/04/2019
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. Special Pocha Libre ~First Impact By Pretty Pochadoras~: Da Pump Matsumoto Vs Beauty Suzuki
2. Second Pocha Libre Match ~ Potchari-gun Vs Mad Slender-gun Innocence RIZAP War: Miss Mongolia & Busses Mongolia Vs Moeka Haruhi & HARUKAZE
3. Beyond The Chubby ~ The Value Of Mixed Public-Private: Yumehito Imanari Vs Yuna Manase

Clips from a gravure DVD that Yuna Manase made six years ago under the name Yuna Suzuki will be shown on the venue screen at some point during the show.

DDT “DRAMATIC TENJINBASHI! 2019”, 14/04/2019
Osaka City Ozo Community Center

1. Ricky Starks, Mike Rollins & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi, Shunma Katsumata & Mizuki Watase
2. Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Sanshiro Takagi & Maku Donaruto
3. Soma Takao, Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Mike Bailey, MAO & Asuka
4. Keisuke Okuda Marunage Match: Magnitude Kishiawada & Yuki Iino Vs Kota Umeda & Keisuke Okuda
5. DISASTER BOX Vs Shuten-dōji!: HARASHIMA & Yuki Iino Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi
6. Kazusada Higuchi Vs Naomi Yoshimura
7. I Love It! Osaka Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo

Let’s see if things really are still good between DAMNATION after what happened in New York. Konosuke Takeshita will be wanting revenge too.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “KEISUKE ISHII PRODUCE ENTERTAINMENT – MOMOIRO KNEEL KICK 2019”, 14/04/2019
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. Special Bonus Track: Ken Ohka Vs Everybody
2. Ishii’s Friend Ihashi In A Long Time Ganpro Participation Match: Gota Ihashi Vs Shuhei Washida
3. 90’s Style Joshi Pro Wrestling Tag Match: Cherry & HARUKAZE Vs Moeka Haruhi & Ken Ohka
4. LariPro Came Back: Ken Ohka, Yumehito Imanari & Shota Vs Keisuke Ishii, Mitsuo Momota & Yuna Manase
5. Fresh Ariyama Cup Special Tag Match: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shuichiro Katsumata & Minoru Fujita

Ishii has decided to make Shuichiro Katsumata & Minoru Fujita team together in the main event. Ishii has lost to both of them in the past so he wants the chance to beat either of them on his own produced show.

Ishii has also added himself and Ken Ohka into the Lariat Match. He thinks the gimmick is so much fun that he wants to get involved too.

Lastly as if the show wasn’t enough of a rib on Ken Ohka, Ishii has added him to the 90’s joshi tribute match. Ohka has promised to do the Japanese Ocean Cyclone Suplex in that match.

DDT “SHUTEN-DOJI 5TH ANNIVERSARY ~DRINKING TURNS YOUR LIFE AROUND~”, 17/04/2019
Shinjuku FACE

1. Ebisuko Tavern Presents Tag Gauntlet Match: Danshoku Dieno & Kappa Kozo (w/ Miyako Haru) Vs Brahman Shu & Brahman Kei Vs Kazuhiko Ogasawara Vs Gorgeous Matsuno Vs Emi Sakura & Riho Vs Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Yasu Urano & Antonio Honda Vs Ryuichi Sekine & SAKAI (w/ Sayaka Obihiro)
2. KUDO & HARASHIMA Vs MIKAMI & Tanomusaku Toba
3. Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Masahiro Takanashi

The winners of the Tag Gauntlet match will get one year’s worth of free food and drink tickets for the Ebisuko Tavern.

BASARA “RYOTA NAKATSU LOCAL TRIUMPH ~HARUYAMA LAUGHING~”, 21/04/2019
Kyoto Nagaokakyo City Central Lifelong Learning Center

1. Fuminori Abe Vs Takato Nakano
2. Isami Kodaka Vs Masato Kamino
3. Takumi Tsukamoto & Yasu Urano Vs Daichi Kazato & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi
4. Sento Minzoku Vs Speed Of Sounds!: Ryuichi Sekine & Daiki Shimomura Vs Tsutomu Oosugi & Banana Senga
5. Ryota Nakatsu Local Triumph Match: Ryota Nakatsu, Naoki Tanizaki & Akiyori Takizawa Vs FUMA, SAGAT & Gunso

Gunso returns to BASARA. Hopefully he’s not going to start another BASARA Vs Dove Pro war.

DDT “SOUKEN HOLDINGS PRESENTS MAX BUMP 2019”, 28/04/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Keisuke Okuda Farewell Match: Keisuke Okuda, Yuki Ueno & Naomi Yoshimura Vs Kota Umeda, Mizuki Watase & Yuki Iino
2. Saki Akai & Asuka Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
3. Legendary Wrestler Yoshiaki Yatsu First Match In DDT: Yoshiaki Yatsu, Sanshiro Takagi & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Akito, Kazusada Higuchi & Hiroshi Yamato
4. DDT Extreme Title: HARASHIMA (c) Vs Antonio Honda
5. KO-D Openweight Title: Tetsuya Endo (c) Vs X

It must have been fate for Tetsuya Endo to win the KO-D Openweight Title in New York. He was only there for around three days but to him it’s been three years and he has become a true born and raised New Yorker in that time. He wants to become the same kind of foreign KO-D Champion that Kenny Omega and El Generico were. To kick off his title reign, Endo is going to nominate his first challenger for a title defence on 28th April. He wants to pick an opponent he can beat 100 times out of 100. There is concerns among DDT management that Endo’s new American diet of hamburgers will result in him losing the high level physique that he’s been so proud of keeping up until now.

HARASHIMA and Antonio Honda will announce their stipulation match for the DDT Extreme Title on 16th April.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “YES! WONDERLAND 2019 ~OPPORTUNITY IS THERE~”, 03/05/2019
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Special Single Match: Aja Kong Vs Maki Itoh
2. TOKYO Princess Tag Team Titles: Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki (c) Vs Natsumi Maki & Hikari Noa

The newly named Pandemic Boo-Boo get their second shot at the TOKYO Princess Tag Team Champions.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAMAKON~”, 04/05/2019
Yamagata Big Wing

1. Sanshiro Takagi Marunage Match ~ Lucha Libre Classica Rules: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Kazuki Hirata

The Lucha Libre Classica match is supposedly going to take place in a hexagon shaped ring and wrestlers can be disqualified if they use a rope break five times. This stipulation was used once in a match between Sanshiro Takagi and Masahiro Takanashi for the Extreme Title back in 2008. Takagi wants Makoto Oishi to experience this match and convey the charm of llave wrestling.

Hiroshi Yamato will be on the show.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2019
Aomori Hamanasu Hall

1. Makoto Oishi Marunage Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi

Oishi’s Marunage match is against Danshoku Dieno. He wants the match to prove not just who the better wrestler is, but the better human being too.

Hiroshi Yamato will also be on this show.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAREKATSU BOWL~”, 11/05/2019
Nishi Niigata City Hall (Kobari Aoyama Public Hall)

1. Danshoku Dieno Marunage Match ~ Baen Insta☆Photogenic Match: Danshoku Dieno & Makoto Oishi Vs Mizuki Watase & Yuki Ueno
2. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Meiko Satomura, Chihiro Hashimoto & DASH Chisako (c) Vs Saki Akai, Asuka (?) & X

Saki Akai has said she wants Asuka to be part of her trios team. She just hasn’t asked her yet.

A popular photographer will be at the show taking pictures so Dieno is putting together a match where everyone has to look photogenic while they wrestle each other.

DDT “ROAD TO PETER PAN 2019 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAKASAKI DARUMA~”, 12/05/2019
Gunma New Sunpia Takasaki

1. Toru Owashi Marunage Match ~ Kazuki Hirata Time Difference Against 3 People: Kazuki Hirata Vs Usaburo Kokeshi, Daruma Takasaki & Yutaka Yoshie

Toru Owashi wants Hirata to fight two dolls and Yutaka Yoshie in a Rumble style gauntlet. I don’t like Hirata’s chances here.


DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~” Results

May 5, 2018

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2018
Aomori Hamanasu Hall
276 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Kazusada Higuchi & Toru Owashi defeated Yuki Uendo & Nobuhiro Shimatani when Higuchi pinned Shimatani woth the Nodowa Otoshi (12:11).
2. Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie defeated Shunma Katsumata & Kouki Iwasaki when Paulie pinned Iwasaki with the Reverse Splash (9:27).
3. P Playful Series: Hiratima Dragon defeated Danshoku Dieno by Disqualification when Dieno unmasked Dragon (6:32).
4. KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi defeated HARASHIMA, Soma Takao & MAO when KUDO pinned MAO with the Diving Double Knee Drop (12:30).
5. Department Of Civil Engineering, Hachinohe Institute Of Technology (Now Disappearing) Makoto Oishi Triumphant Return! Aomori Specialty Special Single Match: Konosuke Takeshita defeated Makoto Oishi with the Surprise Rose (22:20).
6. Shigehiro Irie, Mizuki Watase & Jason Kincaid defeated Keisuke Ishii, Kota Umeda & Antonio Honda when Irie pinned Honda with the Beast Bomber (13:13).

Shigehiro Irie and Keisuke Ishii tried to fight each other after the main event but they were kept apart.

The hometown hero Makoto Oishi did his best but wasn’t able to beat Konosuke Takeshita. The Jikiden Tornado Clutch was kicked out of and Oishi was put away with the Surprise Rose.

HARASHIMA said it was nice to remember how intense KUDO’s Backspin Kick is. Masahiro Takanashi pushed for KUDO to win the DDT Extreme Title. He told everyone that last night KUDO went out drinking in the rain wearing a T-shirt. That’s how extreme he is! And the Extreme Title should only belong to the most extreme wrestler.

Hiratimo Dragon’s mask accidentally slipped off when he escaped from the Danshoku Driver and the mask got caught against Danshoku Dieno’s tights. That was still enough for the referee to disqualify Dieno.


Daisuke Sasaki Injured, Korakuen Ready For Tokyo Joshi And BASARA, DDT In May

May 2, 2018

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “YES! WONDERLAND 2018 ~BREAK MYSELF!~”, 03/05/2018
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Yuna Manase Return Match: Yuna Manase, Yuki Kamifuku & Hinano Vs Mizuki, Raku & Miu
2. Yuki Aino Debut Match: Nodoka-oneesan & Yuki Aino Vs Yuu & Hikari
3. Maki Ito Vs Riho
4. Maho Kurone & Su Yung Vs Shoko Nakajima & Yuka Sakazaki
5. Falls Count Anywhere Match: Hyper Misao Vs Jun Kasai
6. TOKYO Princess Tag Team Titles: Saki-sama & Azusa Christie (c) Vs Reika Saiki & Marika Kobashi
7. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Rika Tatsumi

Still a lot to come during Golden Week. Tomorrow is the big day for both Tokyo Joshi Pro and BASARA. First up is Tokyo Joshi and plenty of the wrestlers there are going into the show with something to prove. Rika Tatsumi wants to prove she is worthy of becoming the champion. Marika Kobashi wants to prove to NEO Biishiki-gun that she is no longer the weak little girl they like to bully. Hyper Misao wants to prove that pro wrestling can be a creative outlet for anybody. Maki Ito wants to prove that she doesn’t need a decade plus of experience like her opponent Riho to succeed. We also have the in-ring debut of Yuki Aino, the first appearance of Su Yung and the return of Yuna Manase.

BASARA “VAJRA 66 ~COMMEMORATING THE HEAVENLY HEART~”, 03/05/2018
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Elimination 8-Man Tag Match: Takumi Tsukamoto, Yasu Urano, Daichi Kazato & Gouma Ryu Vs Trans-Am ★ Ryuichi, Trans-Am ★ Tanaka, Trans-Am ★ Shinya & Yusuke Kubo
2. Takato Nakano Vs Manabu Hara
3. Fuminori Abe Vs Masato Tanaka
4. Count Down To Extinction ~ Hardcore Tag Match: FUMA & SAGAT Vs Jun Kasai & Gunso
5. Cavalry Vs Aikata Tag!: Ryuichi Sekine & Ryota Nakatsu Vs Ikuto Hidaka & Minoru Fujita
6. Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Return Match: Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Osamu Nishimura
7. Union MAX Title & DOVE World Title: Isami Kodaka (U/c) Vs Naoki Tanizaki (D/c)

BASARA then gets the spotlight in the evening as Isami Kodaka defends the Union MAX Title against the DOVE World Champion Naoki Tanizaki in a double championship match. Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi returns from a long absence with a new peace of mind and a desire to wrestle against Osamu Nishimura. Cavalry get in the ring with Ikuto Hidaka & Minoru Fujita and Fuminori Abe faces Masato Tanaka in a battle between goofy monk and human bullet.

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAN~”, 04/05/2018
Miyagi Yume Messe West Wing Hall

1. KUDO & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Toru Owashi & Nobuhiro Shimatani
2. 3 Way Match: Hiratimo Dragon Vs Antonio Honda Vs Tsuyoshi Kikuchi
3. Dirty Single Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Mad Paulie
4. HARASHIMA & Soma Takao Vs Makoto Oishi & Yuki Ueno
5. Shigehiro Irie, Mizuki Watase & Jason Kincaid Vs Keisuke Ishii, Kota Umeda & Kouki Iwasaki
6. Born In Shiroishi Tetsuya Endo Triumph! DAMNATION Vs Shuten-dōji!: Tetsuya Endo Vs Masahiro Takanashi
7. Osaka City Origin MAO Local Triumph! Miyagi Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs Kazusada Higuchi & MAO

Daisuke Sasaki suffered an injury to his right leg during yesterday’s show. He has been taken off the remaining DDT shows taking place this week and the cards have been reshuffled as a result.

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2018
Aomori Hamanasu Hall

1. Kazusada Higuchi & Toru Owashi Vs Yuki Uendo & Nobuhiro Shimatani
2. Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs Shunma Katsumata & Kouki Iwasaki
3. P Playful Series: Danshoku Dieno Vs Hiratima Dragon
4. HARASHIMA, Soma Takao & MAO Vs KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi
5. Shigehiro Irie, Mizuki Watase & Jason Kincaid Vs Keisuke Ishii, Kota Umeda & Antonio Honda
6. Department Of Civil Engineering, Hachinohe Institute Of Technology (Now Disappearing) Makoto Oishi Triumphant Return! Aomori Specialty Special Single Match: Makoto Oishi Vs Konosuke Takeshita

MAO is added to the Smile Squash side to take on the whole of Shuten-dōji. With Yukio Sakaguchi now in that match, Danshoku Dieno gets Hiratimo Dragon all to himself.

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM CLOCK TOWER~”, 06/05/2018
Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym

1. HARASHIMA, Tomoya & Makoto Oishi Vs KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi
2. Jason Kincaid & Mizuki Watase Vs Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani
3. Konosuke Takeshita & MAO Vs Koji Yoshida & Kouki Iwasaki
4. Takatimo Dragon, Hiratimo Dragon & Toru Owashi Vs Shunma Katsumata, Yuki Ueno & Daiki Shimomura
5. Dirty Single Match: Danshoku Dieno Vs Antonio Honda
6. Special Single Match: Soma Takao Vs Tetsuya Endo
7. Sapporo Specialty From The North Special 4 Way Match: Shigehiro Irie Vs Keisuke Ishii Vs Kazusada Higuchi Vs Kota Umeda

Soma Takao was supposed to get a singles match with Sasaki here. He gets Tetsuya Endo instead.

DDT “DDT LIVE! MAJI MANJI #4”, 08/05/2018
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

0. NO TV Match: Kouki Iwasaki Vs Rekka
0. NO TV Match: Mizuki Watase Vs Daiki Shimomura
1. 3 Way Tag Match: Shigehiro Irie & Jason Kincaid Vs KUDO & Keisuke Ishii Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata
2. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Battle Royal: Saki Akai (c) Vs Toru Owashi Vs Antonio Honda Vs Gorgeous Matsuno Vs Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Makoto
3. Men’s Soul Tradition: Danshoku Dieno Vs Makoto Oishi
4. Kota Umeda “Mad Dog” 7 Match Series – 2nd Match ~ Hardcore Match: Ryuji Ito Vs Kota Umeda
5. Maji Manji Big Three Single Match: Soma Takao Vs Mad Paulie
6. Maji Manji Big Three Single Match: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Yuki Ueno
7. Maji Manji Big Three Single Match: HARASHIMA Vs Tetsuya Endo

Makoto Oishi is tired of being Dieno’s lackey or at least he is whenever there is a cute idol watching at the commentary table. Dieno has been made a fool of in every episode so far. Can he end his Maji Manji losing streak here?

DDT “AUDIENCE 2018”, 20/05/2018
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Konosuke Takeshita Vs Shunma Katsumata
2. KO-D Openweight Title: Shigehiro Irie (c) Vs Keisuke Ishii

It’s been loss after loss after loss for Shunma Katsumata recently. Konosuke Takeshita doesn’t get it. Katsumata was supposed to improve as a wrestler when he joined ALL OUT but the results just aren’t there. Takeshita is looking forward to wrestling in matches without championship consequences for now. He decided to challenge his stablemate to a match to see if Katsumata really is good enough to team with him.

DDT “DDT LIVE! MAJI MANJI #5”, 22/05/2018
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sekimoto & Kazusada Higuchi (c) Vs Kota Umeda & Yuki Ueno

Kota Umeda gets another crack at SekiGuchi and the KO-D Tag Team Titles. This time Yuki Ueno wants to join him. They won the KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles together so they have a chance here.


Irie Brings In A New Dawn, Will Things Change?

April 30, 2018

DDT “DDT LIVE! MAJI MANJI #3”, 01/05/2018
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

0. NO TV Match: Mad Paulie Vs Daiki Shimomura
0. NO TV Match: Toru Owashi & Hiratimo Dragon Vs Antonio Honda & Kouki Iwasaki
1. Shigehiro Irie, Mizuki Watase & Jason Kincaid Vs Keisuke Ishii, Makoto Oishi & Yuki Ueno
2. Gota Ihashi 5 Match Series – 2nd Battle: Kendo Kashin Vs Gota Ihashi
3. Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs HARASHIMA & Soma Takao
4. Tradition Of The Soul ~ Loser Gets Ketsu Bat Match: Danshoku Dino Vs Miyu Yamashita
5. Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs KUDO & Masahiro Takanashi
6. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Daisuke Sekimoto & Kazusada Higuchi (c) Vs Kota Umeda & MAO

Unless it’s being done to attract the audience early, surely Shigehiro Irie’s match should be placed later in the card now that he is the champion. The match is also meant to push his title defence against Keisuke Ishii.

Smile Squash gets a shot at revenge on DAMNATION after the heel group tried to recruit HARASHIMA then immediately attacked him.

Kendo Kashin is still sending friendly text messages to the DDT offices that are meant for Gota Ihashi.

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TAN~”, 04/05/2018
Miyagi Yume Messe West Wing Hall

1. KUDO Vs Nobuhiro Shimatani
2. Toru Owashi & Hiratimo Dragon Vs Antonio Honda & Masahiro Takanashi
3. Dirty Single Match: Danshoku Dino Vs Mad Paulie
4. HARASHIMA & Soma Takao Vs Makoto Oishi & Yuki Ueno
5. Shigehiro Irie, Mizuki Watase & Jason Kincaid Vs Keisuke Ishii, Kota Umeda & Kouki Iwasaki
6. Osaka City Origin MAO Local Triumph! Miyagi Specialty Special Tag Match: Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata Vs Kazusada Higuchi & MAO
7. Born In Shiroishi Tetsuya Endo Triumph! DAMNATION Vs Shuten-dōji!: Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi

Both Tetsuya Endo and MAO are from Miyagi so they have to share their homecoming show.

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TSUGARU SHAMISEN~”, 05/05/2018
Aomori Hamanasu Hall

1. 3 Way Match: Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Danshoku Dino Vs Hiratimo Dragon
2. Kazusada Higuchi & Toru Owashi Vs MAO & Yuki Ueno
3. Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie Vs Shunma Katsumata, Kouki Iwasaki & Nobuhiro Shimatani
4. Smile Squash Vs Shuten-dōji!: HARASHIMA & Soma Takao Vs KUDO & Masahiro Takanashi
5. Shigehiro Irie, Mizuki Watase & Jason Kincaid Vs Keisuke Ishii, Kota Umeda & Antonio Honda
6. Department Of Civil Engineering, Hachinohe Institute Of Technology (Now Disappearing) Makoto Oishi Triumphant Return! Aomori Specialty Special Single Match: Makoto Oishi Vs Konosuke Takeshita

With Kazuki Hirata banished from Japan again, Hiratimo Dragon takes his place in the previously announced 3 Way Match.

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM CLOCK TOWER~”, 06/05/2018
Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym

1. Dirty Single Match: Danshoku Dino Vs Antonio Honda
2. Jason Kincaid & Mizuki Watase Vs Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie
3. Konosuke Takeshita & MAO Vs Koji Yoshida & Kouki Iwasaki
4. Smile Squash Vs Shuten-dōji!: HARASHIMA, Soma Takao & Tomoya Vs KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi

Smile Squash are down to two members with Yuko Miyamoto and Yasu Urano both cutting ties from the group. Maybe Tomoya can attach himself to the unit.

DDT “DDT LIVE! MAJI MANJI #4”, 08/05/2018
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Battle Royal: Saki Akai (c) Vs Toru Owashi Vs Antonio Honda Vs Gorgeous Matsuno Vs Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Makoto
2. Kota Umeda “Mad Dog” 7 Match Series – 2nd Match ~ Hardcore Match: Ryuji Ito Vs Kota Umeda

Kota Umeda’s trial continues with a clash against Big Japan’s own Ryuji Ito.

Joshi wrestler Makoto appears in DDT for the first time in a very long while. She has been in sub-brands like Ganbare☆Wrestling and New Beijing a few years ago but I can’t remember when she was last in DDT proper.

DDT “ROAD TO RYOGOKU 2018 ~DRAMATIC DREAM TONKOTSU~”, 13/05/2018
Hakata Star Lane

1. DDT Extreme Title: HARASHIMA (c) Vs KUDO

HARASHIMA wants to avenge his defeat to KUDO last year. He is willing to put his newly won DDT Extreme Title on the line to do so.

Yuto Aijima and Azul Dragon will be on the show.

DDT “AUDIENCE 2018”, 20/05/2018
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. KO-D Openweight Title: Shigehiro Irie (c) Vs Keisuke Ishii

Irie’s first defence is against an old friend. A former friend too. They held the All Asia Tag Team Titles together but that’s all in the past. Ishii has only beaten Irie twice in singles matches but that was early in their careers. Since then Irie has gotten the upper hand and has won more of their matches against each other. Both are champions now and currently feel they are the best they’ve ever been.

DDT “DRAMATIC DREAMS! VOL. 5 ~MAY I KNOW THE RAIN~”, 27/05/2018
Osaka Edion Arena #2

1. Craftsmen Special Tag Match: HUB & Masahiro Takanashi Vs Yasu Urano & MEN’S Teioh
2. Not Serious Mask Man World’s Biggest Battle ~ Special 3 Way Match: Kikutaro Vs Kuishinbo Kamen Vs Super Sasadango Machine
3. Crash The Super Heavy Special Tag Match: Kazusada Higuchi, Toru Owashi, Naomi Yoshimura, Mad Paulie
4. Special Single Match ~Clouds~: Yuki Ueno Vs Dick Togo
5. Special Single Match ~Heart~: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Antonio Honda

The teams for the Super Heavy Tag match will be determined during the show.

Magnitude Kishiwada and Shoichi Uchida will also be wrestling.