TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED IN SHINJUKU!” Results

June 4, 2017

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED IN SHINJUKU!”, 04/06/2017
Shinjuku FACE
460 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. The Debut From The First Year And A Half Showdown!: Nodoka-oneesan defeated Marika Kobashi with the Back Flip (5:53).
2. Now, Fighting Idol Vs Underground Idol Announcer! Special Single Match: Itoh Maki Vs Azusa Takigawa ended in a Double Countout (11:17).
3. Shinjuku Special Single Match: Miyu Yamashita defeated Mizuki with the Attitude Adjustment (9:18).
4. Miss Tokyo Sports 2017 Struggle: Yuna Manase defeated Nonoko with the Kakato Drop (10:10).
5. Tokyo Joshi Pro The Smallest And Biggest Decisive Battle!: Syoko Nakajima defeated Reika Saiki with the Northern Lights Suplex (10:32).
6. Grudge Settlement! Losing Unit Dissolution Match: Rika Tatsumi & Maho Kurone defeated Saki-nami & Martha (w/ Dr. Hayashi) when Tatsumi submitted Martha with the Dragon Sleeper (12:51).
7. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Yuka Sakazaki defeated Yuu (c) with the Magical Girl Splash (20:07).
*Yuu fails in V5. Yuka Sakazaki becomes the 3rd TOKYO Princess Of Princess Champion!

Yuka Sakazaki is your new TOKYO Princess Of Princess Champion! The magic girl served Yuu her first pinfall loss in pro wrestling when she countered the Last Ride into a DDT. Sakazaki then hit two Magical Girl Splashes with the second including a twist to win the match. In her victory speech she said she wanted the title back when Miyu Yamashita was the first champion but she couldn’t beat her for it. She credited her training excursion for making her strong enough to beat Yuu. She’s finally arrived at the top and she is enjoying the view.

At last SIN Biishiki-gun’s foul play has blown up in their faces. When the referee was knocked out by a mop, Dr. Hayashi filled his hands with powder and threw it at Rika Tatsumi. However Tatsumi dodged it and Martha got blinded instead! Tatsumi put Martha in the Dragon Sleeper and Martha gave up when the referee got back into the match. The Dragon Bombers celebrated beating SIN Biishiki-gun once and for all while Saki-nami complained to Dr. Hayashi. That’s not all. Dr. Hayashi told Saki that she has been infected by a disease and must return to Paris immediately to get treatment. After they left, Tatsumi thanked Maho Kurone for fighting with her. Their team will not end here because they still have a story to tell. She asked Kurone what she would like for a celebration meal. Kurone said she wanted human. Tatsumi thinks there’s a place in Kabukicho where they can get it.

Syoko Nakajima has high goals set in place and beating Reika Saiki is just the start of it. She wants to reach the final of the Tokyo Princess Cup for the fourth time in a row and become the first person to win it twice. From there she will challenge for the TOKYO Princess Title.

Nonoko brought out photographs of her and Yuna Manase’s gravure work from 10 years ago. Nonoko said that she hasn’t changed much since then but Manase definitely has. She rubbed the photos against Manase’s face during the match but her insults backfired. Nonoko lost the match when she slipped on the photos and Manase hit the Kakato Drop for the pin.

Azusa Takigawa turned back the clock and returned to her singing days by reforming her idol duo Aime with her friend CHIKA. They performed their song “Summer Mode ☆” then Takigawa had her match with Itoh Maki. During the match Takigawa got on the microphone and took out a CD. She said it was a LinQ album and if Maki really loves LinQ then she should come take it off her. It was a ploy by Takigawa to try and count out Maki but she made it back to the ring at the 19 count. They fought each other outside the ring again and this time both of them were counted out. Maki asked Tetsuya Koda for the match to restart but she was denied due to time constraints. Both Maki and Takigawa kicked at Koda then told each other they won’t lose next time.

Maki came back out during intermission and was expected to promote the Korakuen Hall show on 26th August. Instead she called out Weekly Playboy magazine for not asking her to appear in the Joshi Wrestling feature from the latest issue. She will wear any sweaty swimsuit, do any pose and eat any banana in a photoshoot to be in the magazine!


TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED IN NARIMASU” Results

April 8, 2017

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED IN NARIMASU”, 08/04/2017
Tokyo Narimasu Act Hall
312 Fans – Super No Vacancy

1. Mizuki defeated Itoh Maki with the Cutie Special (6:09).
2. Marika Kobashi Return Battle: Nonoko & Mil Clown defeated Miyu Yamashita & Marika Kobashi when Clown pinned Kobashi with the Mil Clutch α (12:13).
3. SIN Biishiki-gun Vs Dragon Bombers: Saki-nami & Martha Vs Rika Tatsumi & Maho Kurone ended in a Double Countout (13:09).
4. Syoko Nakajima & Reika Saiki defeated Yuna Manase & Nodoka-oneesan when Nakajima pinned Nodoka with the Northern Lights Suplex (10:13).
5. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title Match: Yuu (c) defeated Azusa Takigawa by TKO with the Katahajime (14:04).
*V4 for Yuu.

Whoever sang “Love Is All You Need” is a dirty stinking liar! Yuu defeated Azusa Takigawa with a combination of Chops, Judo Throws and the Katahajime. Takigawa did have some moments but they were grounded to a halt when Yuu blocked the Codebreaker and turned it into a Judo Throw. In her victory speech Yuu called herself a really strong fighter but realises that she will have to keep fighting the competition to keep her momentum. Suddenly Mil Clown and her teddy bear companion Kumaun entered the ring. Kumaun said it knows of an athlete worthy enough to challenge Yuu for the TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title. Kumaun would like to say that athlete is Mil Clown but sadly she has been called back to return to the Magical Country. The good news however is Yuka Sakazaki is coming back! Kumaun says Sakazaki has completed her training and will challenge Yuu to a title match at the 4th June Shinjuku FACE show!

The match between SIN Biishiki-gun and Dragon Bombers ended without a winner. Martha was so scared of Maho Kurone that she had to wear sunglasses to avoid seeing Kurone’s face. During the bout Martha handed Saki-nami a bag and told her to open it up. Saki did so and pulled out the iron mask of Saki Akamiya! They forced the mask onto Kurone’s head but it split open after a Rock Punch from Saki-nami. Kurone chased Martha out of the ring while Rika Tatsumi and Saki-nami fought around ringside leading to a double countout.

Marika Kobashi returned to Tokyo Joshi Pro for her first match since becoming a high school student. She understands that she still has a long way to go as was shown here by her taking the fall. One change she is making is to reduce the amount of Chops used in her moveset. She wants to improve the accuracy and precision of the move so she has become more careful with them.

Itoh Maki was so impressed by Mizuki that she invited her to be the first member of her new unit, the Itoh Respect Army. Mizuki was happy to join because she was thinking about making new friends in Tokyo Joshi anyway.

Maki also promoted the 26th August Korakuen Hall show by showing off the event poster. A blown up image of her head takes up almost the entire poster.


Trump Declares Dino Vs Joey A Wrestling War!

March 15, 2017

DDT “JUDGEMENT 2017 ~ DDT 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX OFFICE”, 20/03/2017
Saitama Super Arena

0. Iron Man Heavymetalweight & King Of Dark Titles – DDT Pro Wrestling 20th Anniversary Memorial Celebration Dramatic Rumble: Kotatsu (I/c) Vs Gota Ihashi (D/c) Vs Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Mad Paulie Vs Guanchulo Vs Hoshitango Vs Gorgeous Matsuno Vs Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Ken Ohka Vs MIKAMI Vs Poison Sawada JULIE Vs GENTARO Vs Tomohiko Hashimoto Vs Rion Mizuki Vs Bambi Vs Yoshihiko
0. DNA Offer Match: Rekka, Daiki Shimomura & Yuki Ueno Vs Nobuhiro Shimatani, Naomi Yoshimura & Dai Suzuki
0. Tokyo Joshi Pro Offer Match: Yuu, Mil Clown & Itoh Maki Vs Reika Saiki, Rika Tatsumi & Azusa Takigawa
1. Super Joshi Pro Wars 2017: Saki Akai, Meiko Satomura & Syoko Nakajima Vs Aja Kong, Cherry & Miyu Yamashita
2. Kou Shibusawa 35th Anniversary “Nobunaga’s Ambition ~Our Warring States~” Sengoku Warlords Match: Toyotomi Hideyoshi (Sanshiro Takagi), Shingen Takeda (Keiji Muto) & Yukimura Sanada (Isami Kodaka) (w/ Matsu-hime (Kimika Tokuta)) Vs Katsuie Shibata (Daisuke Sekimoto), Kenshin Uesugi (Jun Akiyama) & Nobunaga Oda (Kota Ibushi) (w/ Oichi (Mai Iriya))
3. Special 8-Man Tag Match: Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata, Antonio Honda & Lady Beard Vs Jaguar Yokota, Keisuke Ishii, Masahiro Takanashi & Yuni
4. Shungo Oyama Pro Wrestling Challenge Match: Yoshihiro Takayama & Dick Togo Vs KUDO & Shungo Oyama
5. Shigehiro Irie Triennial Special Single Match: Shigehiro Irie Vs Mike Bailey
6. PRO WRESTLING TEES Presents “DDT Is DDT” 20 Years Entertainment Culmination! The Best In The World Bad Guy Decisive Battle: Danshoku Dino Vs Joey Ryan
7. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles – 3 Way Match: Kazusada Higuchi, Kouki Iwasaki & Mizuki Watase (c) Vs Soma Takao, Akito & Yasu Urano Vs Makoto Oishi, Shunma Katsumata & MAO
8. DDT Extreme Title – Sekichu Presents Hardcore Match: Jun Kasai (c) Vs Daisuke Sasaki
9. KO-D Tag Team Titles: Masakatsu Funaki & Yukio Sakaguchi (c) Vs Shuji Ishikawa & Tetsuya Endo
10. KO-D Openweight Title – Good Com Asset Presents: HARASHIMA (c) Vs Konosuke Takeshita

The feud between Danshoku Dino and Joey Ryan now has American politics involved! Dino held a press conference with “Donald Trump” who claimed to be a new owner of DDT. Trump was here to give an international PowerPoint presentation for Dino’s upcoming match with Ryan. Trump said the match will be a war between two geniuses. Because of this it was difficult to determine what match the two wrestlers should have. Trump gave a SWOT analysis on Dino to solve this problem. According to the analysis, Dino’s strength is being the strongest gay wrestler in the world but his weakness is his antics making his parents angry. His opportunity is to make gay marriage legal in Japan but his biggest threat is Japan’s ageing society.

Using this information Trump came up with several ideas for match stipulations like a Gay Tag Royal Rumble, a Mutual Parant Swapping Death Match and a 30 Year Iron Man Match. He also considered moving the match over to the town where Dino’s parents live. But as the conference went on Trump began focusing on the words “SWOT ANALYSIS” on the screen. He looked closer and closer until he singled out the word “ANAL”. That’s when he made his decision. It should be an Anal Explosion Death Match! This match is a World Wrestling War so it should be fought under the most dangerous stipulation! Trump denied being Super Sasadango Machine in disguise. Dino suggested that Sasadango evolved into Trump like a Pokémon. Dino then wondered why is this match now a war? Fighting Joey in an Anal Explosion Death Match isn’t going to solve anything. Trump ended the conference by saying he will never leave Japan.

Oh, and Pro Wrestling Tees is now sponsoring this match. A selection of DDT shirts are now available on the site.

TAVERN WRESTLING “ALCOHOL MANIA 2017”, 23/03/2017
Shin-Kiba 1st RING

1. Tokyo Joshi Pro Offer Match: Yuu & Miyu Yamashita Vs Akane Miura & Maho Kurone
2. Obi-chan Close Call ~Final Chapter~ 5 Way Match: Sayaka Obihiro Vs Joey Ryan Vs Cherry Vs Yusuke Kubo Vs Tatsuhiko Yoshino
3. Best Stretchman V3 Debut Match: Best Stretchman V3 & Tsutomu Oosugi Vs Kazuhiro Tamura & Hiroshi Kondo
4. Ryuichi Sekine, Ryota Nakatsu & Fuminori Abe Vs Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi, Trans-Am ★ Shinya & SAGAT
5. DDT Foods Strongest Store Decision Falls Count Anywhere 3 Way Match: Isami Kodaka & Akito Vs KUDO & Gota Ihashi Vs Soma Takao & Makoto Oishi
6. Union MAX Title: FUMA (c) Vs Trans-Am ★ Ryuichi

Isami Kodaka & Akito are representing the Drop Kick Bar, KUDO & Gota Ihashi are representing Ebisuko Tavern and Soma Takao & Makoto Oishi are representing the Swan Dive Bar.

So Daichi Kazato was being literal when he said he was going to turn into Best Stretchman because that’s his new gimmick, the third person to use it apparently. I have no idea who the first two were.

Hiroshi Kondo is from HEAT-UP. His nickname is “Gutsiness”.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED IN YOKOHAMA!”, 25/03/2017
Yokohama Radiant Hall

1. Yuna Manase Vs Maho Kurone
2. Reika Saiki & Maki Itoh Vs Mil Clown & Nodoka-oneesan
3. Yuu & Syoko Nakajima Vs Azusa Takigawa & Nonoko
4. Red Roses In Paris Vs White Dragon! Special Single Match: Saki-nami (w/ Martha) Vs Rika Tatsumi
5. Akane Miura Graduation Match: Akane Miura Vs Miyu Yamashita

Akane Miura chose Miyu Yamashita to be her final opponent because her favourite matches in Tokyo Joshi Pro were against her.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “I TELL A LIE WITH MY EYES 2017”, 02/04/2017
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. X Vs X
2. World’s Strongest Ganbare☆Tag Tournament – Round 1A: Ken Ohka & X Vs Nobuhiro Tsurumaki & Chikara
3. World’s Strongest Ganbare☆Tag Tournament – Round 1B: Yukihiro Abe & Keisuke Ishii Vs Shuichiro Katsumura & Takafumi Ito
4. World’s Strongest Ganbare☆Tag Tournament – Round 1C: Shinichiro Tominaga & Hi69 Vs Yumehito Imanari & Bambi
5. World’s Strongest Ganbare☆Tag Tournament – Round 1D: Mitomi Masayuki & Shibata Vs Kenso Ohka & KAZMA SAKAMOTO

A mystery non-tournament match was added to the show.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “THIS IS MY WAY TO LIVE 2017”, 02/04/2017
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. World’s Strongest Ganbare☆Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Winners Of Match 1A Vs Winners Of Match 1B
2. World’s Strongest Ganbare☆Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Winners Of Match 1C Vs Winners Of Match 1D
3. Losers Remaining Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Losers Of Match 1A Vs Losers Of Match 1B
4. Losers Remaining Tag Tournament – Semi Final: Losers Of Match 1C Vs Losers Of Match 1D
5. Losers Remaining Tag Tournament – Final: Losers Of Losers Semi Final 1 Vs Losers Of Losers Semi Final 2
6. World’s Strongest Ganbare☆Tag Tournament – Final: Winners Of Semi Final 1 Vs Winners Of Semi Final 2

A losers tag tournmanet is going on in addition to the regular tournament. There hasn’t been any mention yet as to what the winners of the proper tournament and ultimate losers of the other tournament will get at the end.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED IN NARIMASU”, 08/04/2017
Tokyo Narimasu Act Hall

1. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title Match: Yuu (c) Vs Azusa Takigawa

Azusa Takigawa is finally getting over the idea that it is necessary to get married in order to become a stronger wrestler. She will now work hard towards beating Yuu for the TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title to prove this.

DNA “FIGHTING GIG DNA EP.32 ~COME TOGETHER~”, 21/04/2017
Shinjuku FACE

1. Awake Your Eyes, Dai Suzuki! Seven Match Trial 2nd Battle: Dai Suzuki Vs Masato Tanaka
2. Kotaro Suzuki & LEONA Vs Mizuki Watase & MAO
3. Kazushi Sakuraba & Kendo Kashin Vs Kouki Iwasaki & Mike Bailey
4. Kazusada Higuchi Vs Shunma Katsumata

The winner of the main event will headline DNA’s debut show in Korakuen Hall on 10th May against Mike Bailey.

DNA “FIGHTING GIG DNA EP.33 ~KILL THE KING~”, 10/05/2017
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. MAIN GIG: Mike Bailey Vs Winner Of 21/4 Main Event

Mike Bailey gets the main event spot for winning the DNA Grand Prix.


TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED IN NERIMA!” Results

March 13, 2017

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED IN NERIMA!”, 12/03/2017
Tokyo Nerima Coconeri Hall
507 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

1. 3 Way Match: Mil Clown defeated Maho Kurone and Itoh Maki when Clown pinned Maki with the Mil Clutch α (9:59).
2. Yuna Manase defeated Nodoka-oneesan with the Neck Screw (6:48).
3. “Back Bancho” Akane Miura Road To Graduation – Bust Deluxe Reunion!: Miyu Yamashita & Syoko Nakajima defeated Nonoko & Akane Miura when Yamashita pinned Nonoko with the Crash Rabbit Heat (18:15).
4. Defeat SIN Biishiki-gun!: Saki-nami & Martha defeated Rika Tatsumi & Azusa Takigawa when Saki submitted Takigawa with the Foot Choke (15:01).
5. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Yuu (c) defeated Reika Saiki with the Last Ride (13:18).
*V3 for Yuu.

Technique defeated power in the main event. Yuu weakened Reika Saiki with a Sleeper Hold long enough for Saiki to spend all her energy fighting for a rope break. Yuu then finished her off with the Last Ride. Azusa Takigawa confronted her after the match, asking Yuu if she wants to get married. Yuu said she does someday, then asked Takigawa the same question. Takigawa said she does but there is something else she wants too. She wants to win. She wrestles to win but more often than not ends up losing. For the last ten years she’s been trying to succeed but failed whether it was in the entertainment industry or in pro wrestling. She finally realises that simply getting married by itself won’t change her fortunes. She will still have to work hard if she wants opportunities for stuff like winning the TOKYO Princess Of Princess Championship. She can’t get married until someone proposes to her but she can work towards winning the Princess Title. She then challenged Yuu for a title shot. Yuu accepted and asked Takigawa to be prepared for it.

Sanshiro Takagi interrupted the show introduction with a major announcement. Tokyo Joshi Pro will run Korakuen Hall again this year on 26th August! The plans were so secret that not even Tetsuya Koda was aware of them. Takagi admitted he never tells Koda such important secrets. Koda is worried that running Korakuen twice in one year is too much for Tokyo Joshi but Takagi disagrees. They sold out Coconeri Hall and regularly fill up the BASEMENT MON☆STAR so it’s clear that Tokyo Joshi is popular. Takagi fired up Koda with his pep talk and got him to put his faith in the secret plans.

Saki-nami again made Azusa Takigawa submit to the Foot Choke but Takigawa is still looking to get her win. She announced breaking news after the match. The news is she will face Saki-nami one on one at the 25th March show. Takaigawa said she only lost today by chance but Saki didn’t believe her. Takigawa then cancelled their match and admitted she is scared. However, this time she is running away to gain strength and come back even stronger. She mentioned having many opponents to prepare for in the future and then left. Rika Tatsumi stepped up to Saki and asked to have the singles match with her. Saki wondered if Tatsumi likes to feel sad. If so then Saki will look forward to distorting Tatsumi’s face with her suffering.

Bust Deluxe teamed together for the final time in a losing effort against Miyu Yamashita & Syoko Nakajima. Yamashita & Nakajima worked together to get Akane Miura out of the ring then Yamashita focused on Nonoko. The Crash Rabbit Heat was blocked by Nonoko’s busty chest but Yamashita quickly responded with a Buzzsaw Kick. That gave her the chance to hit the Crash Rabbit Heat again and this time it worked. After the match Miura and Nonoko had a tearful goodbye. Miura said she made so many important memories with Nonoko and she’s sorry that she won’t be around to make more. She then asked Yamashita to be her opponent in her final singles match on 25th March.

The debuting Yuna Manase was victorious in her first match, pinning Nodoka-oneesan with the Neck Screw. She is looking forward to having matches with everyone on the roster because she thinks they are all unique people.

Despite losing in the first match, Itoh Maki still thinks she is cuter than her opponents so that cheered her up. She continues to call out the stars of the Tofu Pro Wrestling TV show then complained about Reika Saiki being invited to appear on the TV Asahi Pro Wrestling General Election instead of herself. Takagi stormed to the ring and gave an offer to Maki. She can be the advertising manager for the 26/8 Korakuen show because she has the most Twitter followers and a big fanbase from her LinQ days. Takagi challenged her to sell 500 tickets for the show then asked her to imagine 500 people chanting her name. The audience of 500 here in Coconeri Hall chanted Ito’s name. She liked the chant and then upped the goal herself to 1,000 tickets!


BOYZ Competition, Dino Returns, Sweet Dreams and Judgement 2017 Cards

January 10, 2017

BOYZ “NEW YEAR SPECIAL ~WOMEN FESTIVAL 13~”, 12/01/2017
Shinjuku FACE

1. BOYZ Tournament Rules: Yuki Ueno Vs Nobuhiro Shimatani
2. BOYZ Tournament Rules: Kazuki Hirata & Shunma Katsumata Vs Guanchulo & Yoshihiko
3. BOYZ Tournament Rules: Soma Takao & Mizuki Watase Vs KUDO & Kouki Iwasaki
4. BOYZ Tournament Rules: Masahiro Takanashi Vs Yasu Urano
5. BOYZ Vs YaroZ Vs DAMNATION: Rekka & Daiki Shimomura Vs Antonio Honda & Ryuichi Sekine Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo
6. BOYZ Tournament Rules: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Keisuke Ishii
7. BOYZ Tournament Rules: Mike Bailey & Akito Vs Yukio Sakaguchi & Makoto Oishi
8. BOYZ Tournament Rules: HARASHIMA Vs MAO

Team HARASHIMA: HARASHIMA, Konosuke Takeshita, Mike Bailey, Masahiro Takanashi, Akito, Soma Takao, Kazuki Hirata, Shunma Katsumata, Mizuki Watase and Yuki Ueno

Team Oishi: Makoto Oishi, KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi, Yasu Urano, Keisuke Ishii, Kouki Iwasaki, MAO, Guanchulo, Nobuhiro Shimatani, Yoshihiko

A special team challenge series was put together by BOYZ president Johnny Etajima. HARASHIMA and Makoto Oishi are the team captains. Each match in the challenge has a 10 minute time limit, a 2 count for rope breaks and a 5 count for being outside the ring. The 3 Way Tag Match is not part of this challenge so it will be held under the usual rules.

DDT “ROAD TO SUPER ARENA IN SHIMIZU ~DRAMATIC DREAM TUNA~”, 15/01/2017
Shizuoka Shimizu Marine Bill

1. Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai Vs Shunma Katsumata & MAO
2. 3 Way Match: Toru Owashi Vs Masahiro Takanashi Vs Guanchulo
3. One And Only! The Rare Gay Wrestler Danshoku Dino’s Long Awaited Return Match For The First Time In 11 Days!: Danshoku Dino & Antonio Honda Vs Soma Takao & Mizuki Watase
4. Shizuoka Specialty! Sharp, Sharp, Clear! Special Single Match: Makoto Oishi Vs Konosuke Takeshita
5. KUDO & Yukio Sakaguchi Vs Kazusada Higuchi & Kouki Iwasaki
6. Smile Squash Vs DAMNATION!: HARASHIMA, Akito & Yasu Urano Vs Daisuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie

A back injury forced Danshoku Dino to miss this past weekend’s shows. As the title of his match suggests he is eager to return to the ring.

BASARA “VAJRA 27 WU”, 20/01/2017
Saitama Wrestle Fighter Museum

1. Special Single Match: Ryuichi Sekine Vs Saburo Inematsu

Saburo Inematsu from K-DOJO makes his BASARA debut.

DDT “BEST WESTERN LARIAT SERIES 2017 SEASON OPENER”, 22/01/2017
Tokyo Best Western Rembrandt Hotel Tokyo Machida

0. King Of Dark Title: Nobuhiro Shimatani (c) Vs Rekka
1. Saki Akai & Guanchulo Vs Danshoku Dino & Gota Ihashi
2. Lunch Time Concert To Enjoy Singing And Dancing In Machida: Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Makoto Oishi, Shunma Katsumata & MAO
3. Keisuke Ishii & Hoshitango Vs Yasu Urano & Soma Takao
4. Charismatic Electric Shock Combination Of The Death Match And The Emperor In The Wrestling World!: Yoshihiro Takayama & Jun Kasai Vs Shuji Ishikawa & Mad Paulie
5. Smile Squash Vs DAMNATION!: HARASHIMA & Akito Vs Daisuke Sasaki & Tetsuya Endo
6. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles – 3 Way 6-Man Tag Team Match: KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi (c) Vs Konosuke Takeshita, Antonio Honda & Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi Vs Kazusada Higuchi, Kouki Iwasaki & Mizuki Watase

Shuten-dōji will battle both Happy Motels and Team DNA in their next KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles match.

DDT “SWEET DREAMS! 2017”, 29/01/2017
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi, Kazuki Hirata & Saki Akai Vs Antonio Honda, Guanchulo, Shunma Katsumata & MAO
2. 3 Way Tag Match: Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi Vs Akito & Tomomitsu Matsunaga Vs Kazusada Higuchi & Kouki Iwasaki
3. Soma Takao & Mizuki Watase Vs Tetsuya Endo & Mad Paulie
4. DDT UNIVERSE Special Tag Match Suitable For Live Broadcasting: Yoshihiro Takayama & Dick Togo Vs Danshoku Dino & Makoto Oishi
5. AJPW World Jr. Heavyweight Title: Keisuke Ishii (c) Vs Yasu Urano
6. KO-D Openweight Title Challenger Decision Tournament – Final: Konosuke Takeshita Vs KUDO
7. KO-D Openweight Title: HARASHIMA (c) Vs Daisuke Sasaki

The first Korakuen Hall show of the DDT UNIVERSE launch will determine the main event of “JUDGEMENT 2017” in Saitama Super Arena this March. Bad blood is growing between HARASHIMA and Daisuke Sasaki over the KO-D Openweight Title. Meanwhile Konosuke Takeshita and KUDO won their playoff matches to reach the final but only one will get the KO-D Title shot at DDT’s 20th Anniversary.

Yasu Urano spent the last week acting coy about wanting to challenge for the AJPW Jr. Title. He’s now getting what he wants and that’s a title match against Keisuke Ishii. Urano promises to wrestle clean but Ishii doesn’t believe him.

Yeah, DDT thinks getting Dino out there for the match promoting DDT UNIVERSE is the best idea. I mean at this point if you’re subscribing to it you have to know what to expect.

DDT “NANIWA WRESTLING ROAD 2017”, 04/02/2017
Osaka Edion Arena #2

1. Ultra Special Single Match: Yoshihiro Takayama Vs Danshoku Dino
2. DDT Extreme Title: Jun Kasai (c) Vs Mad Paulie

Dino’s schedule gets even busier with a singles match against Yoshihiro Takayama. Maybe this bout will inspire him on his search for his perfect (and affordable) “JUDGEMENT 2017” opponent.

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “AT THIS TIME, GET EXCITED WITH NERIMA!”, 12/03/2017
Tokyo Nerima Coconeri Hall

1. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Yuu (c) Vs Reika Saiki

With a successful title defence on her one year anniversary, Yuu is now looking ahead at her next challenge. Reika Saiki stepped up to become the No. 1 Contender.

DDT “JUDGEMENT 2017 ~ DDT 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX OFFICE”, 20/03/2017
Saitama Super Arena

1. Super Joshi Pro Wars 2017: Saki Akai, Meiko Satomura & Syoko Nakajima Vs Aja Kong, Cherry & Miyu Yamashita
2. Special Single Match: Danshoku Dino Vs Danshoku Dino’s Chosen Opponent
3. Kou Shibusawa 35th Anniversary “Nobunaga’s Ambition ~Our Warring States~” Sengoku Warlords Match: Toyotomi Hideyoshi (Sanshiro Takagi), Shingen Takeda (Keiji Muto) & Yukimura Sanada (Isami Kodaka) Vs Katsuie Shibata (Daisuke Sekimoto), Kenshin Uesugi (Jun Akiyama) & Nobunaga Oda (Kota Ibushi)
4. KO-D Openweight Title: HARASHIMA (c) Vs X

Kou Shibusawa is the CEO of Koei and creator of all of the company’s games based on the Three Kingdoms era of Chinese history, ie Dynasty Warriors and Romance Of The Three Kingdoms. If a video game features the Yellow Turban Rebellion then chances are his name is attached to it.

Yoshihiro Takayama, Dick Togo and Shungo Oyama will be on the show.


TOKYO JOSHI PRO “TOKYO JOSHI PRO ’17” Results

January 4, 2017

joshi17

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “TOKYO JOSHI PRO ’17”, 04/01/2017
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
940 Fans

1. Fantasy Begins ~Pro Wrestling Classroom Master Confrontation~: Cherry defeated Nodoka-oneesan with the Spring Night Love (7:03).
2. Pink Color Sparkling ~Minami Momochi Graduation Special 3 Way Match~: Rika Tatsumi defeated Hyper Misao (w/ Minami Momochi) and Maho Kurone when Katsumi submitted Kurone with the Dragon Sleeper (7:40).
3. Hospitable With Big Love ~Konsho-gun Vs Married Wife-gun~: Ai Shimizu & Laura James defeated Azusa Takigawa & Nonoko when Shimizu pinned Takigawa with the Fishergirl Suplex (7:25). (Special Referee: Joey Ryan)
4. Idol Survival ~Which Is Strong And Cute, Let It Get Clear!~: Reika Saiki defeated Itoh Maki with the Tower Bridge (7:52).
5. Magical Girl’s Counterattack ~The Enemy Of Yuka Will Be Avenged By Her Sister!~: Mil Clown defeated Candice LeRae with the Mil Clutch α (10:31).
6. Watch Out For The Sweet Trap ~Saki Paris Triumphant Match~: Saki Akai defeated Miyu Yamashita with the Two Step Face Kick (12:09).
7. Seriously Hot Itteyon! – TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Yuu (c) defeated Syoko Nakajima with the Last Ride (21:34).
*V2 for Yuu.

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For the second year in a row Tokyo Joshi Pro was in Korakuen Hall for a big show held on 4th January. One year ago, Yuu had her debut pro wrestling match with the group. Today she was defending the TOKYO Princess Of Princess Championship in the main event. Her opponent Syoko Nakajima was part of last year’s main event too fighting to be the first champion. Unfortunately for her she was defeated again. Yuu unexpectedly used a Last Ride Power Bomb, in tribute to the late Koichiro Kimura apparently, putting Nakajima away. Yuu is looking forward to defending the title many more times and she didn’t have to wait long for a new challenger to appear. Reika Saiki approached her in the ring to congratulate Yuu. Saiki called herself muscular, healthy and motivated so how about a title shot? Yuu accepted the challenge. She’s defending the belt but she’s going to treat the championship like it is hers to win!

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Fresh back from Paris, Saki Akai returned to Tokyo Joshi and this time she was accompanied by her faithful maid Martha. Miyu Yamashita did the polite thing and greeted Martha but it was clear she didn’t trust her. She was proven right to do so when Martha distracted the referee while Akai was in a Camel Clutch. Yamashita broke it to go after Martha but when she turned back Akai was there to do a Big Boot. Yamashita ducked and Martha took the boot to the face instead. Yamashita hit the Attitude Adjustment but only got a two count. Akai dodged the Crash Rabbit Heat and got the pin with the Two Step Face Kick. Akai played it off like the result was no big deal. She offered to help lift Yamashita back up to her feet but then she kicked her again. She told Tetsuya Koda to contact her later about appearing in a match on 21st January. She would like to team up with Martha for that match so Koda better go looking for their opponents.

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Mil Clown defeated the returning Candice LeRae, avenging her twin sister’s loss to the Canadian one year ago. At one point LeRae fought dirty by pushing Daisuke Kiso into the ropes to knock Clown off of the top turnbuckle. However Clown recovered and caught LeRae in the Mil Clutch α for the flash pin.

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Cheer♡1 and LinQ performed together after Match #2 but two of their members wrestled each other later in the show. Itoh Maki kicked Reika Saiki as often as she could but a Headbutt from Saiki slowed her down. Maki kept trying to fight back until she was locked into the Tower Bridge and had to submit. Maki was happy to wrestle in Korakuen Hall despite only having her debut match three weeks ago. She hopes pro wrestling will bring in more fans over to her idol career with LinQ. The group is going to reshuffle its members in June and she doesn’t want to get fired!

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Love was in the air for Match #3. Joey Ryan & Laura James kissed each other and wished everyone a happy new year during their entrance. Then Inoue Mic & Ai Shimizu did the same. Ryan was there to be the referee and ring announcer Mic introduced Shimizu as his “beloved and unbelievably cute wife”. Their opponents Azusa Takigawa & Nonoko came armed with the premium New Year issue of Zexy Magazine. Ryan was biased towards his wife’s team but Nonoko did her best to seduce him during the match. When Takigawa was ready to use her magazine as a weapon both husbands ran to protect their wives. During the confusion Takigawa accidentally knocked out Nonoko with the magazine, Ryan put his lollipop into Takigawa’s mouth and Shimizu pinned her with the Fishergirl Suplex.

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Match #2 was changed from a Tag Team bout to a 3 Way Match when Akane Miura caught the flu and was taken off the show. The match also served as ring announcer Minami Momochi’s graduation from Tokyo Joshi. She received streamers from the crowd during the announcements. She also got involved in the match, helping Hyper Misao fight the demonic Maho Kurone. Momochi gave Kurone a Neckbreaker Drop and Misao then hit the I Am A Hero. However Rika Tatsumi took over the match and won when she put Kurone in the Dragon Sleeper.

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Before Nodoka-oneesan took on her mentor Cherry in the opener, she invited Momochi to participate in Ping Pong Exercises with her one more time. When that was done Cherry came down but she did not want to go through the pre-match formalities. After the match though she embraced Nodoka and supported her for putting up a good fight.


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December 24, 2016

BASARA “VAJRA 25 ~SHIPPUJINRAI~”, 25/12/2016
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Hercules Senga & Tsutomu Oosugi Vs Daichi Kazato & Koji Iwamoto
2. Great Reversal Pro Wrestling Trial: Gouma Ryu Vs Atsushi Maruyama Vs Tatsuhiko Yoshino Vs Suspect X
3. Special Single Match: Takumi Tsukamoto Vs Trans-Am ★ Ryuichi
4. What Is METAL? ~What Is A Real Metal Wrestler?~: FUMA, Madoka & Yusuke Kubo Vs Jun Kasai, MIKAMI & Tanomusaku Toba
5. SAGAT’s First Great Match In The First Generation!: SAGAT Vs Jun Akiyama
6. Yokohama Shopping Street 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Abdullah Kobayashi, Masaya Takahashi & Takayuki Ueki (c) Vs Koji Kanemoto, Ryuichi Sekine & Ryota Nakatsu
7. Union MAX Title: Isami Kodaka Vs Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi

Two big shows are happening at Korakuen Hall on Christmas Day. First up is BASARA with their first ever event in the building. The vacant Union MAX Title is being brought back to life for Isami Kodaka and Trans-Am ★ Hiroshi to fight over.

DDT “NEVER MIND 2016”, 25/12/2016
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. 3 Way Tag Match: Shunma Katsumata & MAO Vs Soma Takao & Mizuki Watase Vs Antonio Honda & Guanchulo
2. Yoshihiro Takayama, Kazusada Higuchi & Kouki Iwasaki Vs Akito, Yasu Urano & Tomomitsu Matsunaga
3. Joey Ryan & Laura James Vs Makoto Oishi & Saki Akai
4. New Year’s Big Bang Bout: Konosuke Takeshita Vs Mad Paulie
5. Dramatic Christmas Carnival: Sanshiro Takagi, Toru Owashi & Kazuki Hirata Vs Danshoku Dino, Keisuke Ishii & Jiro Kuroshio
6. KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Titles: KUDO, Yukio Sakaguchi & Masahiro Takanashi (c) Vs Daisuke Sasaki, Shuji Ishikawa & Tetsuya Endo
7. KO-D Openweight Title: HARASHIMA (c) Vs Shigehiro Irie

DDT then runs their final show of the year. Has Shigehiro Irie’s training in America paid off? He’s been nigh unbeatable ever since he came back. HARASHIMA hasn’t been able to figure him out in their matches together in the build up to this bout.

Meanwhile DAMNATION are in a funk after losing all of their championships. Not only that but Daisuke Sasaki has been pinned by Masahiro Takanashi twice in their last two matches together. Maybe the inclusion of the Big Dog Shuji Ishikawa will be the answer to their problems. Also Mad Paulie has begun acting more violent. Are they starting to lose control of the “cute one” of the group?

TOKYO JOSHI PRO “TOKYO JOSHI PRO ’17”, 04/01/2017
Tokyo Korakuen Hall

1. Mil Clown Vs Candice LeRae
2. Nodoka-oneesan Vs Cherry
3. Rika Tatsumi & Hyper Misao (w/ Minami Momochi) Vs Akane Miura & Maho Kurone
4. Konsho-gun Vs Married Woman Army: Azusa Takigawa & Nonoko Vs Ai Shimizu & Laura James (Special Referee: Joey Ryan)
5. Miyu Yamashita Vs Saki Akai
6. Reika Saiki Vs Itoh Maki
7. TOKYO Princess Of Princess Title: Yuu (c) Vs Syoko Nakajima

Both Reika Saiki and Itoh Maki will not be alone when they wrestle each other. Saiki will be accompanied by Cheer1, the cheerleader unit she performs for outside of wrestling will be at the show. Maki will be accompanied by LinQ, her idol unit. The two groups won’t be wrestling each other but there will be some sort of confrontation between the two for the match.

GANBARE☆WRESTLING “I’M PROUD 2017”, 21/01/2017
Tokyo BASEMENT MON☆STAR

1. Ai Shimizu Ganbare☆Wrestling Third Trial – 2nd Round: Ai Shimizu Vs Hiroyo Matsumoto
2. Recovery And Memory Of K: Hi69 & Shinichiro Tominaga Vs Makoto Oishi & Shiori Asahi

The relationship between Shinichiro Tominaga and K-DOJO continues to grow. He will be teaming with Shiori Asahi for the company’s tag tournament next year but here in Ganpuro he will stick to teaming with Hi69.