TOKYO JOSHI PRO “GO GIRL 2 ~WOMEN ONLY ENTERTAINMENT~” Results

July 11, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “GO GIRL 2 ~WOMEN ONLY ENTERTAINMENT~”, 11/07/2021
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall
95 Fans

1. Mirai Maiumi & Suzume defeated Shoko Nakajima & Kaya Toribami when Suzume pinned Toribami with the Ring A Bell (11:37).
2. Nodoka Tenam & Raku defeated Hyper Misao & Haruna Neko when Raku pinned Neko with the Doctor Yellow (9:11).
3. Yuki Kamifuku & Nao Kakuta defeated Hikari Noa & Arisu Endo when Kakuta pinned Endo with the Shiden Kai (12:22).
4. Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel defeated Marika Kobashi & Mahiro Kiryu when Saint-Michel pinned Kiryu after the Tarte Tatin (10:51).
5. Mizuki, Rika Tatsumi & Miu Watanabe defeated Shoko Nakajima, Maki Itoh & Moka Miyamoto when Mizuki pinned Miyamoto with the Cutie Special (18:57).

Today’s show was the second time Tokyo Joshi Pro performed in front of a women only audience. Mizuki admitted feeling a little shy wrestling in front of them because the atmosphere felt different. Rika Tatsumi credited the power of love for their team winning today, although Mizuki found it a little difficult to gel with Daydream. Some of the other wrestlers like Maki Itoh and Moka Miyamoto said the atmosphere felt warm and made them happy.

All of the wrestlers got to speak to introduce themselves and speak to the audience at the start of the show. Mei Saint-Michel expressed her concern that Sakisama was feeling homesick because she has not been in a good mood lately. After NEO Biishiki-gun won their match, Sakisama explained she isn’t homesick at all. In fact, she was only acting upset as a test to see how hard Saint-Michel would work for her. She cheered her up when she told her how much the fans were happy with her performance today. They then revealed their next TJPW appearance will be at the two Korakuen Hall shows on 14th & 15th August.

Shoko Nakajima worked in both the opener and main event to make up the numbers.


No DQ No Submission, Darkunesu K, Akiyama Vs Takeshita At Wrestle Peter Pan

July 6, 2021

BASARA “BASARA 162 ~HOSHIAI NO SORA~”, 07/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. Takato Nakano Vs Kosuke Sato
2. Jacket Match: Ryota Nakatsu & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Tsutomu Oosugi & Banana Senga (Special Referee: Gouma)
3. Takumi Tsukamoto, Yasu Urano & Masato Kamino Vs FUMA, Yusuke Kubo & Daichi Kazato
4. IRON FIST Tag Titles: Isami Kodaka & Daiki Shimomura (c) Vs Fuminori Abe & Takuya Nomura
5. ReOStaff Presents Heaven Summit ~Itadaki~ – Final: SAGAT Vs Minoru Fujita

The Heaven Summit ~Itadaki~ final takes place tomorrow.

DDT “SUMMER VACATION 2021 TOUR IN YOKOHAMA”, 10/07/2021
Yokohama Radiant Hall

1. Kazusada Higuchi & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Shunma Katsumata & Yuya Koroku
2. Toru Owashi & Yusuke Okada Vs Danshoku Dieno & Yuki Iino
3. Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo, Soma Takao & Yuji Hino Vs HARASHIMA, Chris Brookes, Naomi Yoshimura & Yukio Naya
4. Yokohama Two Major Singles Match: Akito Vs Kazuki Hirata
5. Yokohama Two Major Singles Match: Antonio Honda Vs Mad Paulie
6. Junretsu Vs The 37KAMIINA!: Jun Akiyama, Makoto Oishi & Hideki Okatani Vs Konosuke Takeshita, Yuki Ueno & MAO

The spotlight shines on Akito, Kazuki Hirata, Antonio Honda and Mad Paulie as they get the singles match slots on the show.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “GO GIRL 2 ~WOMEN ONLY ENTERTAINMENT~”, 11/07/2021
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel Vs Marika Kobashi & Pom Harajuku
2. Shoko Nakajima & Kaya Toribami Vs Mirai Maiumi & Suzume
3. Raku, Nodoka Tenma & Yuki Aino Vs Hyper Misao, Mahiro Kiryu & Haruna Neko
4. Hikari Noa & Arisu Endo Vs Yuki Kamifuku & Nao Kakuta
5. Miyu Yamashita, Maki Itoh & Moka Miyamoto Vs Mizuki, Rika Tatsumi & Miu Watanabe

NEO Biishiki-gun shows up for the first time since Sakisama lost to Miyu Yamashita. They still have the Princess Tag Team Titles under their name so it’s time for them to get over the bump in the road.

DDT “SUMMER VACATION 2021 TOUR IN SHINJUKU”, 15/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. DDT Extreme Title & Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – No DQ, No Submission Rules: Chris Brookes (E/c) Vs Shinya Aoki (I/c)

A lot of time was spent by Chris Brookes thinking up the stipulation for the double title match against Shinya Aoki. He decided on No DQs and also No Submission rules. Moves that are normally illegal are allowed but almost all kinds of submission holds will be banned. The only kinds that can be used are holds the referee will deem too dangerous to use in normal matches. Aoki complained about the rules but Brookes explained that he also is at a disadvantage because he cannot use the Octopus Hold. Therefore they will be on equal footing. Aoki thinks the rules will create the worst wrestling match of the century. Brookes disagrees. His felt his title defence against Saki Akai brought new aspects to her wrestling game. So from now on he is using his DDT Extreme Title matches to show new sides of his opponents that no one has ever seen before. Aoki had no choice but to accept the stipulation. He had to be reminded that his Choke Holds won’t be allowed either.

DDT “DAMNATION ILLEGAL ASSEMBLY RETURNS VOL. 4”, 26/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. Hiroshi Yamato Vs Kikutaro
2. Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Shigehiro Irie & Daiki Shimomura
3. Tetsuya Endo Vs Leo Isaka
4. Mad Paulie’s Five Years And A Few Months After His Birth Anniversary Match: Shuji Ishikawa, Yuji Hino & Mad Paulie Vs Kengo Mashimo, Masashi Takeda & Keizo Matsuda
5. MONDAY NIGHT WAR: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Minoru Fujita

There will be a special guest on the show in the form of Darkunesu K. This being is a character Keigo Nakamura came up with during the Lords Mobile promotional campaign DDT was a part of recently. Nakamura needs to do a lot of dark activities during the day in order to summon Darkunesu K from within himself.

I’m hoping for a big showing from Leo Isaka against Tetsuya Endo here.

DDT “BEER GARDEN-LIKE PRO WRESTLING 2021 DAY 1”, 30/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. Danshoku Dieno Produce Match – Kaidan Shin Numabukuro Death Match ~Showa, Heisei, Reiwa Are Also A Classic!~: X Vs X
2. Saki Akai Produce Match: Kazusada Higuchi’s Relative, Yukio Sakaguchi’s Relative & Saki Akai’s Relative Vs Kazuki Hirata’s Relative, Yuki Iino’s Relative & Keigo Nakamura’s Relative
3. HARASHIMA Produce Match: X Vs X

It’s all relatives for one of the matches on the first day of Beer Garden. It is Saki Akai’s idea to get some “enchanted blood” wrestling in her segment.

Hisaya Imabayashi gets to tell his annual ghost story. Where does he keep getting them?

DDT “BEER GARDEN-LIKE PRO WRESTLING 2021 DAY 2”, 31/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. Shunma Katsumata Produce – Hardcore 4 Way Match: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Yuki Ueno Vs Shunma Katsumata Vs MAO
2. Tetsuya Endo Produce Match: Tetsuya Endo & Hiroshi Yamato Vs Seiya Morohashi & X
3. Makoto Oishi Produce Match ~ Our Youth: Jun Akiyama, Yusuke Okada & Hideki Okatani Vs MEN’S Teioh, Makoto Oishi & Shiori Asahi

I think this is the first time Jun Akiyama and MEN’S Teioh will be in the same match together. Makoto Oishi has gone all out with this booking with Shiori Asahi included to make it a more complete Men’s Club reunion.

Seiya Morohashi? Boy it’s been years since he was last in DDT. I mean yeah there was an appearance on a Masahiro Takanashi booked show in 2019 but other than that his last DDT match was in 2016.

Of course Shunma Katsumata’s idea for his slot is to put all of The 37KAMIINA into a hardcore match.

DDT “BEER GARDEN-LIKE PRO WRESTLING 2021 DAY 3”, 01/08/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. Rock & Roll Death Match: Antonio Honda Vs X
2. The Annual Tradition! Customer Lottery Match: X, X & X Vs X, X & X

Can’t leave out Antonio Honda from the Rock & Roll Death Match. Unless he gets hurt, that is.

DDT “SUMMER VACATION 2021”, 15/08/2021
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Kininashi Wanaru ~The Universe In My Head~ Match: X Vs X

There will be an Infomercial match promoting a new show on WOWOW called Kininashi Wanaru ~The Universe In My Head~. The series explores different forms of creativity and one of the episodes will focus on DDT. The two hosts Noritake Kinsahi and Cunning Takeyama will be special guests at Korakuen Hall to witness what DDT has cooked up for them.

DDT “WRESTLE PETER PAN 2021”, 21/08/2021
Fujitsu Stadium Kawasaki

0. Current Blast Death Match: Atsushi Onita Vs X
1. Special Hardcore Tag Match: Shunma Katsumata & MAO Vs Chris Brookes & Jun Kasai
2. KO-D Openweight Title: Jun Akiyama (c) Vs Konosuke Takeshita

Konosuke Takeshita says everything is in order for him to become the KO-D Openweight Champion again. His King Of DDT victory showed he now has the physical ability, mental attributes, luck and momentum to be the top wrestler in DDT. He has lost two singles matches to Akiyama that both took place last winter. It was up to Takeshita to fix his own problems and it began with his appearances in AEW back in April. As a result of his own actions over the last three months, Takeshita is now confident to fight Akiyama to see who is best. Even though Akiyama is well accepted into the DDT family at this point, Takeshita is still going to treat him as the enemy.

As if having Atsushi Onita isn’t enough to keep the hardcore flavour around, Jun Kasai will be on the show too. Katsumata and Brookes have a little bit of tag history with him. MAO fought him in a Hardcore match a few years ago too.


TOKYO JOSHI PRO “STAND PROUD” Results

June 26, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “STAND PROUD”, 26/06/2021
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall
202 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. Maki Itoh & Nodoka Tenma defeated Mirai Maiumi & Kaya Toribami when Itoh submitted Toribami with a Crab Hold (11:32).
2. 3 Way Match: Rika Tatsumi defeated Yuki Kamifuku and Arisu Endo when Tatsumi pinned Endo with a Rotating Leg Fold (7:00).
3. Shoko Nakajima & Moka Miyamoto defeated Miu Watanabe & Yuki Arai when Miyamoto submitted Arai with the Rashomon (10:15).
4. Yuki Aino, Raku & Pom Harajuku defeated Hikari Noa, Suzume & Haruna Neko when Raku pinned Noa with a Cross-Arm Backslide Pin (13:10).
5. Yuka Sakazaki, Mizuki & Marika Kobashi defeated Hyper Misao, Nao Kakuta & Mahiro Kiryu when Kobashi pinned Kiryu with the Running Bulldog Headlock (10:59).
6. Princess Of Princess Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) defeated Sakisama with the Crash Rabbit Heat (16:27).
*V2 for Miyu Yamashita.

For the first time in their half decade long rivalry, Miyu Yamashita has beaten Sakisama! In the days coming into today’s big main event, Sakisama had gone viral on Twitter with her ability to look elegant while wrestling. So that along with her virtually flawless record against Yamashita had her entering the match with a lot of momentum. However Yamashita matched her kick for kick, getting closer to victory by hitting the Attitude Adjustment from the second rope and also the Crash Rabbit Heat to the back of the head. Sakisama grabbed hold with a Triangle Choke but Yamashita lifted her way free and hit the Skull Kick. The final moments had both strike each other with a High Kick. Sakisama fell down but Yamashita was able to bounce off of the ropes and hit the Crash Rabbit Heat for the three count.

After the match Yamashita said Sakisama is the one opponent who frustrates her more than any other. It took Yamashita putting the Princess Of Princess Title on the line to finally beat her. After all that, today’s first win makes Yamashita very happy indeed. She thanked the fans for supporting her and Maki Itoh for being her second at ringside. As a champion, Yamashita has no limits! Backstage Yamashita said she still hates Sakisama but also wants to fight her again and again. Sakisama also said something similar about the “Pelican” in her brief post-match statement. Yamashita also wants to enter the Tokyo Princess Cup because she still hasn’t won it yet. She wants to be at her best when and win it as the champion. After that she will then know what she wants to do next. It confirms that the next Princess Title match won’t be until after the tournament.

Hyper Misao told everyone her tag team partners Nao Kakuta & Mahiro Kiryu have high social skills because they previously had jobs before becoming pro wrestlers. They wanted to give their business cards to the opposing team to prove this. Of course, this turned out to be a trap for Misao’s team to jump the bell. Marika Kobashi and The Magical Sugar Rabbits immediately turned things around and went on to win.

Raku used a Cross-Arm Backslide Pin to get the upset over Hikari Noa. Raku said she has lost to Noa in Singles matches plenty of times but she wants to challenge her for the International Princess Title! Noa happily accepted the challenge and wants the match to happen in Ryogoku KFC Hall on 7th July. She lost to Raku here today so she may as well defend the title against her in the same venue. Noa warned that she is going to be crazy in the ring because she only just recently watched Jun Kasai’s new documentary.

Today is the first time Moka Miyamoto directly won a match! Her Modified Cobra Twist is now called the Rashomon and she used it to submit Yuki Arai. The name has nothing to do with the famous story, instead it means her first win is like walking straight through a Rashomon gate to enter the big city. At least that’s how I remember it. She said her trainee period lasted a long time because of Covid-19 and she was disappointed she couldn’t get her first win in her first year. But she is still really happy with getting the first win today. Her next goal is to win a singles match. She also looks forward to fighting Arai again. Shoko Nakajima commented that the rise in reliable and enthusiastic juniors in Tokyo Joshi is increasing so she will do her best not to lose against them.

A brief alliance was formed between Yuki Kamifuku & Arisu Endo to gang up on Rika Tatsumi. It became a free for all that ended in a flurry of finishers. Endo gave Tatsumi the Tsuruga Castle Knee Drop across the back of her neck. Kamifuku gave Endo the Famouser but Tatsumi came back to hit her with the Hip Attack. Tatsumi then pinned Endo with a Rotating Leg Fold to survive with the win.

When Kaya Toribami used her agility to avoid Nodoka Tenma’s attacks, Tenma couldn’t help but mumble “cool” out loud.


Video – NEO Biishiki-gun Vs Raku/Miyamoto

June 24, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’21 ~THE BULLET~”, 19/06/2021
Tokyo Narimasu Act Hall
166 Fans – Super No Vacancy

Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel Vs Raku & Moka Miyamoto


Contracts Signed For Title Matches, King Of DDT Final 4, Team (Junior) Olympia, Princess Cup Korakuen Doubleheader

June 22, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “STAND PROUD”, 26/06/2021
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. Princess Of Princess Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Sakisama

The contract for the Princess Of Princess Title match was signed on Saturday before the Narimasu Act Hall show. Miyu Yamashita expressed disappointment over failing to win the Princess Tag Team Titles with Maki Itoh last week. She’s going to show Sakisama what she can really do at their match. Sakisama isn’t used to being called a challenger. She heard about Yamashita’s dream of becoming a double champion but she couldn’t pull it off. If Yamashita couldn’t make her dream come true then Sakisama promises to make it come true on her behalf.

DDT “SUMMER VACATION 2021 TOUR IN OSAKA”, 26/06/2021
Osaka Azalea Taisho Hall

1. Kazusada Higuchi Vs Hideki Okatani
2. Danshoku Dieno, Toru Owashi & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi, Akito & Yuya Koroku
3. Takoyaki! Kushikatsu! A Perfect Bowl Like 3 Way Match: Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Yuki Iino
4. Tetsuya Endo & Yuji Hino Vs Naomi Yoshimura & Yukio Naya
5. Yuki Ueno, MAO & Chris Brookes Vs Daisuke Sasaki, Soma Takao & Mad Paulie
6. I Really Like It! Osaka Specialty Special Single Match: Jun Akiyama Vs Yusuke Okada
7. KO-D Tag Team Titles: HARASHIMA & Yuji Okabayashi (c) Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata

The two teams for the main event met for a press conference today and it turned into an argument between Yuji Okabayashi and Shunma Katsumtata. They kept shouting “Pissari!” and “NeppoWER!!” back and forth to each other throughout the meeting. HARASHIMA and Konosuke Takeshita are keeping their eyes on the prize. Takeshita said his recent form shows he is returning to the centre of DDT. He doesn’t want his momentum to stop and would like to be KO-D Tag Team Champions with Katsumata. Winning the belts in Osaka too would be a miracle for them. HARASHIMA is aware that it’s been a long time since he was focused on the Tag Titles. He looks forward to fighting against the Ultimate Tag League winners.

DDT “SHIRO NO YU PRESENTS CASTLE HOT SPRING ROJO PRO WRESTLING”, 26/06/2021
Kumamoto Castle Natural Hot Spring

1. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Falls Count Anywhere 4 Way Match: Shinya Aoki (c) Vs Chris Brookes Vs Shunma Katsumata Vs Yukio Naya

Over the last year the Kumamoto Castle Natural Hot Spring became a popular location for DDT to hold Falls Count Anywhere matches. They’re going back for a 4 Way Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title match that will be broadcast on WRESTLE UNIVERSE.

BASARA “BASARA 161 ~GLITTER~”, 29/06/2021
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Yusuke Kubo, Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi & Daichi Kazato Vs Fuminori Abe, Tsutomu Oosugi & Banana Senga
2. Ryota Nakatsu & Takato Nakano Vs Takuya Nomura & Kosuke Sato
3. Isami Kodaka & Daiki Shimomura Vs Takumi Tsukamoto & Masato Kamino
4. Heaven Summit ~Itadaki~ – Semi Final: Minoru Fujita Vs Yasu Urano
5. Heaven Summit ~Itadaki~ – Semi Final: SAGAT Vs FUMA

The Heaven Summit ~Itadaki~ final will be held on 7th July.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2021 FINAL!!”, 04/07/2021
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. King Of DDT 2021 – Semi Final: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Konosuke Takeshita
2. King Of DDT 2021 – Semi Final: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Yuji Hino
3. 4 Way Tag Match: Chris Brookes & Antonio Honda Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Saki Akai Vs Danshoku Dieno & Yuki Iino Vs Yusuke Okada & Yuya Koroku
4. DAMNATION Vs DISASTER BOX!: Tetsuya Endo, Soma Takao, Mad Paulie & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs HARASHIMA, Toru Owashi, Naomi Yoshimura & Kazuki Hirata
5. Junretsu Vs The 37KAMIINA!: Jun Akiyama, Makoto Oishi & Hideki Okatani Vs Yuki Ueno, Shunma Katsumata & MAO
6. KO-D 8-Man Tag Team Titles: Sanshiro Takagi, Yukio Naya, Chikara & Nabe Yakan (c) Vs Yoshiaki Yatsu, Akito, Hiroshi Yamato & Keigo Nakamura
7. King Of DDT 2021 – Final: X Vs X

The King Of DDT final four have given their thoughts going into the final rounds. Daisuke Sasaki thinks he is now the strongest wrestler after beating both the DDT UNIVERSAL Champion and KO-D Openweight Champion in the first two rounds. However whenever he sees Takeshita he still feels the pain in the rib he broke from their D-Ou Grand Prix match last November. It’s time for revenge. But if he wins and faces Yuji Hino in the final, he will accept his fate and lose to Hino in 5 seconds. He’ll get the prize money anyway. Takeshita argues that Sasaki only beat the champions because he used Low Blows in those matches. He thinks he can beat him if he dodges those kind of attacks. Hino admits the tournament has been hard and he’s been fighting some big names throughout. If Takeshita does beat Sasaki then Hino promises to break his ribs in the final so Sasaki will get his revenge. Kazusada Higuchi is determined to advance past the semi-final for the first time. He won’t think about the final until he gets there.

A team of Olympians in one form or another are going after the KO-D 8-Man Tag Team Titles together. Joining Yoshiaki Yatsu is Akito, Hiroshi Yamato & Keigo Nakamura. All three of them asked to join by pointing to their amateur wrestling experience in the Junior Olympics. Akito finished 2nd in his 2004 class, Yamato finished 3rd in his 2002 class and Nakamura… was eliminated in the first round at the 2016 competition.

“MASAHIRO TAKANASHI BOX OFFICE YOPPARAI IS BACK”, 13/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. Tiger Jeet Singh-juku Sumidagawa & “Old Wise Man” Human-Zee (w/ Haru Miyako & Gorgeous Matsuno) Vs Gota Ihashi & Antonio Honda (w/ Sayaka Obihiro & KUDO)
2. Emi Sakura & Yuna Mizumori Vs Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel
3. Isami Kodaka, Yasu Urano & Daiki Shimomura Vs Yukio Sakaguchi, KEN45° & Manjimaru
4. Takashi Sasaki & Chris Brookes Vs HARASHIMA & Baliyan Akki
5. Masahiro Takanashi Vs Fuminori Abe

The wrestling world according to Masahiro Takanashi surrounds Shinjuku FACE for his big return to wrestling. From Gatoh Move to BASARA to IWA Japan and everything inbetween, there are plenty of indie promotions represented on this show.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “8TH TOKYO PRINCESS CUP”, 14/08/2021
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

An additional Korakuen Hall show is being added to this year’s Tokyo Princess Cup tour. With this added date, Tokyo Joshi Pro will be running Korakuen two days in a row for the first time ever. Also the tournament gets its first sponsorship in the form of the online network Ameba. They will provide the prize for the tournament winner.


TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’21 ~THE BULLET~” Results

June 19, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’21 ~THE BULLET~”, 19/06/2021
Tokyo Narimasu Act Hall
166 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Maki Itoh defeated Mahiro Kiryu with the Itoh Deluxe (9:19).
2. 3 Way Match: Hyper Misao defeated Miu Watanabe and Pom Harajuku when Misao pinned Harajuku with a Jackknife Pin (9:50).
3. Mizuki & Marika Kobashi, & Kaya Toribami defeated Mirai Maiumi, Suzume & Arisu Endo when Kobashi submitted Endo with the Front Neck Lock (13:09).
4. Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel defeated Raku & Moka Miyamoto when Sakisama submitted Miyamoto with the Versailles Foot Choke (13:37).
5. Hikari Noa, Yuki Kamifuku & Yuki Aino defeated Rika Tatsumi, Nao Kakuta & Haruna Neko when Noa submitted Kakuta with the Blizzard Suplex (10:00).
6. Special Tag Match: Miyu Yamashita & Yuka Sakazaki defeated Shoko Nakajima & Nodoka Tenma when Yamashita pinned Tenma with the Skull Kick (13:25).

Two weeks after their hard fought title match at “CYBERFIGHT FESTIVAL 2021”, both Miyu Yamashita and Yuka Sakazaki had to put their differences aside to team together in the main event. There was a little awkwardness at first between them but they gelled together to beat Shoko Nakajima & Nodoka Tenma. Yamashita said she became more confident and stronger after her match with Sakazaki. But Sakazaki brought up that she lost in the Korakuen Hall main event two days ago. Backstage Sakazaki explained her bond with Yamashita was broken after “CYBERFIGHT FESTIVAL 2021”.

Raku was able to sent Mei Saint-Michel by singing her a lullaby while applying a Headlock. She tried the same trick to Sakisama but she shrugged it off… until she fell asleep a few seconds later. Saint-Michel had to use the ring bell to wake her up. Moka Miyamoto got Sakisama in the Modified Manjigatame but Saint-Michel stopped it with a Dropkick and Sakisama trapped her in the Versailles Foot Choke to win.

Hyper Misao heard a rumour that today was the first time Miu Watanabe was going to wrestle in a 3 Way Match. Both Misao and Pom Harajuku have a lot of experience wrestling in 3 Way Matches so they would be happy to guide her through one. Watanabe overpowered her opponents with power spots so they had to work two on one against her. Misao then rolled up Harajuku with a Jackknife for the three count.


Otani Works With Ganpro, Yamashita Vs Sakisama Title Match, Mentor Vs Student In Osaka

June 18, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’21 ~THE BULLET~”, 19/06/2021
Tokyo Narimasu Act Hall

1. Maki Itoh Vs Mahiro Kiryu
2. 3 Way Match: Hyper Misao Vs Miu Watanabe Vs Pom Harajuku
3. Mizuki & Marika Kobashi, & Kaya Toribami Vs Mirai Maiumi, Suzume & Arisu Endo
4. Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel Vs Raku & Moka Miyamoto
5. Hikari Noa, Yuki Kamifuku & Yuki Aino Vs Rika Tatsumi, Nao Kakuta & Haruna Neko
6. Special Tag Match: Miyu Yamashita & Yuka Sakazaki Vs Shoko Nakajima & Nodoka Tenma

Things are moving quickly in Tokyo Joshi Pro right now. Another show tomorrow before next week’s big title match that was just announced yesterday.

GANBARE☆PRO “GANBARE☆JOSHI PRO WRESTLING ~I’LL BE LIKE A FLOWER BLOOMING ON THE MOON 2021~”, 19/06/2021
Tokyo Narimasu Act Hall

1. Ganbare☆Pro Wrestling Offer Match: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shuichiro Katsumura & Yumehito Imanari
2. Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling Offer Match: Yuna Mizumori Vs Sayaka Obihiro
3. Virtual Tenshin Nasukawa! ~ Kickboxing Rules: Miyako Matsumoto Vs Tanomusaku Toba
4. Team MAKAI Vs 2AW Full Scale Battle: Shota & Asuka Vs Shiori Asahi & Ayame Sasamura
5. Ganjo Special Tag Match: Yuna Manase & HARUKAZE Vs Yuu Yamagata & Moeka Haruhi

Yesterday Shinjiro Otani confirmed he will regularly participate in Ganbare☆Pro events beginning on 27th June. Otani’s priority is still with ZERO1 but when his schedule allows it, he will wrestle in Ganpro too. At first Otani didn’t understand why his Hot Japan tag team partner Yumehito Imanari asked him to come help Ganpro. He couldn’t figure out why Ganpro needed him. But when he had a match with Shu Sakurai last week he finally understood. He thought Ganpro wrestlers were only concerned with entertaining their audience but found out they also have the will to fight. So Ganpro does need Otani and he is happy to help. Once Imanari got permission from CyberFight to increase Ganpro’s budget for Otani’s pay the deal was made. Hot Japan are currently the NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Champions and they’re looking to defend it on a Ganpro show.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2021 2ND ROUND”, 20/06/2021
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

0. Under Match: Yuki Iino & Yuya Koroku Vs Yukio Naya & Hideki Okatani
1. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Battle Royal: Shinya Aoki (c) Vs Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Saki Akai Vs Makoto Oishi Vs Chris Brookes Vs Antonio Honda Vs Toru Owashi Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Mad Paulie
2. Steak Kuiyagare Presents Yusuke Okada DDT Pro Wrestling Affiliation Commemoration! Playfulness Series Act 3: Danshoku Dieno Vs Yusuke Okada (Special Witness: Kiyoshi Hayashishita)
3. 3 Way Tag Match: Yuki Ueno & Shunma Katsumata Vs Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Akito & Naomi Yoshimura
4. King Of DDT 2021 – Round 2: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Tetsuya Endo
5. King Of DDT 2021 – Round 2: MAO Vs Konosuke Takeshita
6. King Of DDT 2021 – Round 2: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Jun Akiyama
7. King Of DDT 2021 – Round 2: HARASHIMA Vs Yuji Iino

The match order has been decided. The brackets get jumbled up after this round so no result from one match heavily foreshadows the result of another.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “STAND PROUD”, 26/06/2021
Tokyo Ryogoku KFC Hall

1. Princess Of Princess Title: Miyu Yamashita (c) Vs Sakisama

This is what I was warning about on Wednesday. Sakisama chokes out Miyu Yamashita and gets her first ever shot at the Princess Of Princess Title. Championships are small change for a lady like Sakisama which is why she has never wanted the Princess Title. She already has so many accomplishments to her name that a prize like that does not interest her. What’s motivating her here is the chance to humiliate Yamashita more than she ever has done before. The champion has never beaten Sakisama in singles matches or directly in tag matches. Sakisama’s been a thorn in Yamashita’s side going back to 2015 (I’m retconning a name for kayfabe reasons to reach back that far but don’t worry about it).

Yuki Arai will be on the show.

DDT “SUMMER VACATION 2021 TOUR IN OSAKA”, 26/06/2021
Osaka Azalea Taisho Hall

1. Kazusada Higuchi Vs Hideki Okatani
2. Danshoku Dieno, Toru Owashi & Antonio Honda Vs Makoto Oishi, Akito & Yuya Koroku
3. Takoyaki! Kushikatsu! A Perfect Bowl Like 3 Way Match: Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Yuki Iino
4. Tetsuya Endo & Yuji Hino Vs Naomi Yoshimura & Yukio Naya
5. Yuki Ueno, MAO & Chris Brookes Vs Daisuke Sasaki, Soma Takao & Mad Paulie
6. I Really Like It! Osaka Specialty Special Single Match: Jun Akiyama Vs Yusuke Okada
7. KO-D Tag Team Titles: HARASHIMA & Yuji Okabayashi (c) Vs Konosuke Takeshita & Shunma Katsumata

Osaka gets a special mentor versus student match. Yusuke Okada always stays close to Jun Akiyama even though he is not a part of Junretsu. Getting a match in his hometown against Akiyama means a lot to Okada.


TOKYO JOSHI PRO “ADDITIONAL ATTACK” Results

June 17, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “ADDITIONAL ATTACK”, 17/06/2021
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
474 Fans

1. Nodoka Tenma, Yuki Aino, Raku & Pom Harajuku defeated Suzume, Haruna Neko, Moka Miyamoto & Arisu Endo when Raku pinned Endo with the Doctor Yellow (12:05).
2. Shoko Nakajima defeated Kaya Toribami with the Unmanned Local Train Hold (7:47).
3. Yuki Kamifuku & Nao Kakuta defeated Miu Watanabe & Mahiro Kiryu when Kamifuku pinned Kiryu with the Famouser (11:11).
4. Mirai Maiumi defeated Yuki Arai with the Miramare (12:41).
5. Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki defeated Rika Tatsumi & Hyper Misao when Sakazaki pinned Misao with the Magical Girl Niwatori Yaro (11:49).
6. International Princess Title: Hikari Noa (c) defeated Marika Kobashi with the Blizzard Suplex (11:13).
*V1 for Hikari Noa.
7. Princess Tag Team Titles: Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel (c) defeated Miyu Yamashita & Maki Itoh by TKO when Sakisama used the Versailles Foot Choke on Yamashita (19:09).
*V2 for NEO Biishiki-gun.

Miyu Yamashita’s goal of becoming the first Double Princess Champion ends in failure. Even worse is now she may be the one who ends up helping Sakisama achieve it instead! It looked liked 121000000 had NEO Biishiki-gun figured out. Maki Itoh’s hard head took no damage from Mei Saint-Michel’s steel tray. She did some damage with it herself when she used it to amplify a Kokeshi Headbutt. Yamashita made it up to Sakisama’s level and she did the Attitude Adjustment but Saint-Michel broke the count, cut off Yamashita’s attack and hit the Tarte Tatin with her partner’s help. Sakisama took over and applied the Versailles Foot Choke, rendering Yamashita unconscious.

After the match, Saint-Michel said the rose of victory is beautiful today. She asked Sakisama if the result means she will take the Princess Of Princess Title home with her because the “pelican” Yamashita has been calling herself the strongest in the company and Sakisama just beat her. Itoh also asked Yamashita if she was going to do anything because the ace and champion of Tokyo Joshi Pro shouldn’t be the one losing. Sakisama told Itoh to shut up and said she isn’t interested in championships. However, Yamashita seems to care a lot about the Princess Title so taking it from her just to make her more upset is a very tempting idea. Yamashita accepted the challenge and the match is booked for 26th June at Ryogoku KFC Hall. Saint-Michel cheered on her master to win and Sakisama promised to dye the white belt into her colour of roses.

Hikari Noa survived a close call to mark her first International Princess Title defence. Marika Kobashi entered the match with a new outfit and a determination to win even if it meant taking the fight outside the ring. Her focus was on the Front Neck Lock and Standing Guillotine Leg Drop but Noa’s use of the Blizzard Suplex won out in the end. Backstage Noa called Kobashi and the Gal culture she loves strong. She isn’t going to visit Shibuya any time soon because of that. It’s scary stuff but beating the scary stuff means Noa has nothing to fear for what’s next. She still wants to do a proper death match for example and the championship doesn’t need to be involved if that is the hold up. Kobashi blamed the loss on the lack of Gals in the room supporting her with good vibes.

It is well known by now how much Rika Tatsumi likes Mizuki. According to Hyper Misao this was a problem she felt the need to fix. So she invented a piece of headgear for Tatsumi to wear called the Kimochi Ayatsu Rail Z. According to Tatsumi it converts her love for Mizuki into love for Misao. In reality it allowed Misao to make Tatsumi do whatever she wanted including attack Mizuki without hesitation. The Magical Sugar Rabbits got to remove the headgear and the match went on as normal and Yuka Sakazaki picked up the win. Misao held the remains of the headgear backstage and said the invention is 5 years of her life down the drain.

Yuki Arai had new entrance music for her first singles match. She got to hit Mirai Maiumi with the Finally Axe Kick but couldn’t pin her quick enough to win. She did get very close to win when she ducked a Lariat and used a Backslide Pin for a nearfall. Another attempt at the move was avoided and Maiumi smashed her with a Lariat. She then got the SKE48 star to submit to the Miramare. At least Arai got an MSS48 t-shirt out of it. Maiumi announced backstage that Arai and Yuki Kamifuku both passed their tests to join MSS48. Unfortunately Maiumi also announced that MSS48 was splitting up today.

Speaking of Kamifuku, she got the win for her team in Match #3. It was the first time she was teaming with Nao Kakuta in a regular tag match and also the first time they’ve been in the ring together since their IP Title bout back in April. Kamifuku recently learned to show respect to people like Kakuta for having longer wrestling careers than her. Miu Watanabe appreciated having a fresh team of opponents to fight. Mahiro Kiryu though was disappointed she couldn’t win today.

Also having her first singles match today was Kaya Toribami. The masked woman was put into a speedy battle against Shoko Nakajima. She hit her big move, a Twisting Senton off of the ropes the first time but found no target when she went to do it again. Nakajima caught her in a Butterfly Lock and transitioned over to the Unmanned Local Train Hold for the submission victory. Nakajima gave a little backstory in her post-match interview. She originally met Toribami two years ago where they trained together for something outside of wrestling. When Toribami showed interest in becoming a wrestler, Nakajima encouraged her to do it. Toribami said she felt nervous wrestling in Korakuen Hall but she was a little bit prepared because she already wrestled in Saitama Super Arena.

The opening match was a senpai team versus a kohai team with the veterans coming out on top. Raku got the pin on Arisu Endo with the Doctor Yellow. Nodoka Tenma was happy to see a good turnout for TJPW’s first Korakuen show held on a weeknight. She is also determined not to lose against the younger wrestlers. Yuki Aino tried cheering her sister up by reminding her she only turned “22” earlier this month. Suzume referred to her team as the 1998 class (Moka Miyamoto was born in 1999 but it’s close enough). Yuki Arai is also of similar age to the group so Suzume hopes the five of them can team together some day. Haruna Neko swore to get revenge on Pom Harajuku for targeting her paw during the match.


Additional Attack Tomorrow, Dieno Takes Over Big Daddy’s Restaurant, Beer Garden-Like

June 16, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “ADDITIONAL ATTACK”, 17/06/2021
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Nodoka Tenma, Yuki Aino, Raku & Pom Harajuku Vs Suzume, Haruna Neko, Moka Miyamoto & Arisu Endo
2. Shoko Nakajima Vs Kaya Toribami
3. Yuki Kamifuku & Nao Kakuta Vs Miu Watanabe & Mahiro Kiryu
4. Mirai Maiumi Vs Yuki Arai
5. Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki Vs Rika Tatsumi & Hyper Misao
6. International Princess Title: Hikari Noa (c) Vs Marika Kobashi
7. Princess Tag Team Titles: Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel (c) Vs Miyu Yamashita & Maki Itoh

Tomorrow is Miyu Yamashita’s chance to become the first Double Princess Champion in TJPW history. She was briefly a double champion in 2019 when she held the Princess Of Princess Title and SHINE Title at the same time. But Sakisama has been one of her impossible mountains to climb for almost her entire career. It was only recently she made some progress on that thanks to teaming with Maki Itoh this year. Targeting Mei Saint-Michel may be the right plan to win. If the champions win though and it’s Sakisama standing on top, everything is in place for her to do something she has never done before. Maybe Yamashita won’t be the first Double Princess Champion after all…

GANBARE☆PRO “GANBARE☆JOSHI PRO WRESTLING ~I’LL BE LIKE A FLOWER BLOOMING ON THE MOON 2021~”, 19/06/2021
Tokyo Narimasu Act Hall

1. Ganbare☆Pro Wrestling Offer Match: Keisuke Ishii & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Shuichiro Katsumura & Yumehito Imanari
2. Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling Offer Match: Yuna Mizumori Vs Sayaka Obihiro
3. Virtual Tenshin Nasukawa! ~ Kickboxing Rules: Miyako Matsumoto Vs Tanomusaku Toba
4. Team MAKAI Vs 2AW Full Scale Battle: Shota & Asuka Vs Shiori Asahi & Ayame Sasamura
5. Ganjo Special Tag Match: Yuna Manase & HARUKAZE Vs Yuu Yamagata & Moeka Haruhi

Shu Sakurai is out for a month with a back injury. He is expected to return to action on 11th July. Yumehito Imanari takes his place in the Ganbare☆Pro offer match.

DDT “KING OF DDT 2021 2ND ROUND”, 20/06/2021
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

0. Under Match: Yuki Iino & Yuya Koroku Vs Yukio Naya & Hideki Okatani
1. 3 Way Tag Match: Yuki Ueno & Shunma Katsumata Vs Soma Takao & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Akito & Naomi Yoshimura
2. Steak Kuiyagare Presents Yusuke Okada DDT Pro Wrestling Affiliation Commemoration! Playfulness Series Act 3: Danshoku Dieno Vs Yusuke Okada (Special Witness: Kiyoshi Hayashishita)
3. Iron Man Heavymetalweight Title – Battle Royal: Shinya Aoki (c) Vs Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Saki Akai Vs Makoto Oishi Vs Chris Brookes Vs Antonio Honda Vs Toru Owashi Vs Kazuki Hirata Vs Mad Paulie
3. King Of DDT 2021 – Round 2: HARASHIMA Vs Yuji Iino
4. King Of DDT 2021 – Round 2: MAO Vs Konosuke Takeshita
5. King Of DDT 2021 – Round 2: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Jun Akiyama
6. King Of DDT 2021 – Round 2: Kazusada Higuchi Vs Tetsuya Endo

This week Yusuke Okada and Hisaya Imabayashi went to visit Kiyoshi Hayashishita’s steak restaurant for a meal. They noticed something was odd when they were only given sausages no matter what they ordered. Okada confronted the chef only to find out it was Danshoku Dieno in disguise! Okada then discovered that his friend Hayashishita was trapped in the restroom with a big, thick sausage in his mouth. Okada freed him and they chased Dieno out of the restaurant. The final straw came when they found Dieno changed the restaurant sign, renaming the restaurant into something vulgar. Hayashishita said he is usually a forgiving man but he will not stand for this! He gave Okada an inspiring speech and encouraged him to beat Dieno at Korakuen Hall. Okada vowed to win for Big Daddy!

GANBARE☆PRO “ERASER HEAD 2021”, 27/06/2021
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. 1st Ganpro Mixed Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Shuichiro Katsumura & Moeka Haruhi Vs Yumehito Imanari & Yuna Manase
2. 1st Ganpro Mixed Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Asuka & Shinichiro Tominaga Vs Keisuke Ishii & HARUKAZE
3. Jacket Match: Ken Ohka Vs Cherry
4. Hardcore 4 Way Match: Shota Vs Miss Mongol Vs Miyako Matsumoto Vs Itsuki Aoki
5. Special Tag Match: Shinjiro Otani & Nobuhiro Shimatani Vs Shigehiro Irie & Kouki Iwasaki
6. 1st Ganpro Mixed Tag Tournament – Final: X & X Vs X & X

The aftermath of Ken Ohka & Cherry getting eliminated from the first round sees a grudge developing between them. A Jacket Match will be held to settle their differences.

The team of Shinjiro Otani & Nobuhiro Shimatani are being paired together because they are both from Yamaguchi.

DDT “DAMNATION ILLEGAL ASSEMBLY RETURNS VOL. 4”, 26/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. MONDAY NIGHT WAR: Daisuke Sasaki Vs Minoru Fujita

For the first time ever Daisuke Sasaki and Minoru Fujita go one on one against each other.

DDT “BEER GARDEN-LIKE PRO WRESTLING 2021 DAY 1”, 30/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. Danshoku Dieno Produce Match: X Vs X
2. Saki Akai Produce Match: X Vs X
3. HARASHIMA Produce Match: X Vs X

The annual Beer Garden week can’t be held as normal this year so it is just going to be small series of three shows this time around.

DDT “BEER GARDEN-LIKE PRO WRESTLING 2021 DAY 2”, 31/07/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. Shunma Katsumata Produce Match: X Vs X
2. Makoto Oishi Produce Match: X Vs X
3. Tetsuya Endo Produce Match: X Vs X

No clues yet on what the wrestlers want to do.

DDT “BEER GARDEN-LIKE PRO WRESTLING 2021 DAY 3”, 01/08/2021
Shinjuku FACE

1. The Annual Tradition! Customer Lottery Match: X, X & X Vs X, X & X

The one thing guaranteed so far is the annual multi-man tag where fans randomly determine who is teaming with who.


THE HALFEE Loses GWC 6-Man Tag Titles

June 14, 2021

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “SPRING TOUR ’21 ~THE BULLET~”, 19/06/2021
Tokyo Narimasu Act Hall

1. Special Tag Match: Miyu Yamashita & Yuka Sakazaki Vs Shoko Nakajima & Nodoka Tenma

Both Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel will be on the show.

GANBARE☆PRO “ERASER HEAD 2021”, 27/06/2021
Tokyo Itabashi Green Hall

1. 1st Ganpro Mixed Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Shuichiro Katsumura & Moeka Haruhi Vs Yumehito Imanari & Yuna Manase
2. 1st Ganpro Mixed Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Asuka & Shinichiro Tominaga Vs Keisuke Ishii & HARUKAZE
3. 1st Ganpro Mixed Tag Tournament – Final: X & X Vs X & X

Mostly everybody who was eliminated in Round 1 will still be wrestling on the show. Shinjiro Otani will be competing too after Yumehito Imanari asked him to help Ganbare☆Pro grow to the next level.

Yesterday THE HALFEE defended the GWC 6-Man Tag Team Titles at a TTT show in Shinjuku FACE. They lost the title match to the combination of Guts Ishijima & Speed Of Sounds (together they are called Guts Of Sounds). To be fair the championships originally belonged to Ishijima back when Guts World was around so it is only fitting that he eventually got them back for his current promotion. He straight up claims the belts are his family heirlooms. However, Ken Ohka was in attendance to support THE HALFEE and he challenged the new champions for the belts next month. Ishijima accepted and later said he wants to seal the championship after he clears out Ohka’s team.

So for now Ganpro no longer has any championships they can use for title matches on their own shows. That might not last long because some of the wrestlers in the Ganpro Mixed Tag Tournament heard rumours of a brand new Mixed Tag Team Championship being rewarded to the winners. I mean it is about time that Ganpro has a championship to call its own. A Mixed Tag Title would clearly stand out on the indies scene over there.