Category Archives: NJPW

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N5 review (5.24.18)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N5 review (5.24.18)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N5   May 24 2018   We’re in Shiga, Japan at the Prefectural Gymnasium. Tonight we focus on Block A of this year’s BOSJ. In case you missed it my PC basically exploded during the latest Windows update so this is the start of my massive scramble to catch… Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Day 4 (22.5.2018)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Day 4 (22.5.2018)

We’re back to Korakuen Hall for some more Block B action, which is intriguing as I’d have said this was one of the weaker rounds of matches on paper in an absolutely stacked groups. Still, we’ve got KUSHIDA vs. Marty Scurll and a grudge match between Hiromu Takahashi and El Desperado at the top of… Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Pt. III (20.05.18)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Pt. III (20.05.18)

Hello! I’m Jack. I’m starting to chip in around here whenever there’s a big old Japanese round robin tournament to cover, and Best of the Super Juniors definitely fits the bill. The first couple of nights offered some fine action from Korakuen Hall- we’re going on the road for the first time for Night III,… Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N2 review (5.19.18)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N2 review (5.19.18)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N2   May 19 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall for Night 2 of the 2018 Best of the Super Juniors. Block A kicked us off last night. Now it’s time for some Block B action.   I called Block A relatively successfully last night. I… Continue Reading

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N1 review (5.18.18)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N1 review (5.18.18)

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors N1   May 18 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall. This is where BOSJ will wrap up too, with the Block Finals on June 3 and the BOSJ Final on June 4. As per usual I’ll be chipping in with my two cents as to who… Continue Reading

NJPW Dontaku review (5.4.18)

NJPW Dontaku review (5.4.18)

NJPW Dontaku   May 4 2018   We’re in Fukuoka, Japan for the final of two days of Dontaku action. I skipped the May 3 show because it didn’t look particularly good. This is definitely the ‘good show’. Commentary comes from Kevin Kelly and Don Callis.   Ren Narita, Shota Umino & Yuya Uemura vs.… Continue Reading

NJPW Road to Dontaku highlights review

NJPW Road to Dontaku highlights review

NJPW Road to Dontaku Round Up   There have been a tonne of special attractions and such on the shows leading up to the double shot of Dontaku. Here’s a sampling of the action!   April 13 2018   Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, David Finlay, Michael Elgin & KUSHIDA vs. Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Jay… Continue Reading

NJPW Sakura Genesis review (4.1.18)

NJPW Sakura Genesis review (4.1.18)

NJPW Sakura Genesis   April 1 2018   Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens vs. The Young Bucks The Bullet Club continues to explode. The Bucks have become an island in Bullet Club due to their friendliness with Kenny Omega, who’s definitely out of the BC. Matt continues subtlety selling his back and they have a… Continue Reading

Match Review: Golden Lovers vs. The Young Bucks (3.25.18)

Match Review: Golden Lovers vs. The Young Bucks (3.25.18)

Match Review: Golden Lovers vs. The Young Bucks   March 25 2018   We’re in Los Angeles, California at the beautiful Walter Pyramid. Commentary comes from Jim Ross and Josh Barnett. I was considering viewing the whole show but I don’t care. I’m going right in to the main. It’s the one match that New… Continue Reading

New Japan Cup 2018 Final review (3.21.18)

New Japan Cup 2018 Final review (3.21.18)

NJPW New Japan Cup Final   March 21 2018       Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Zack Sabre Jr This has been the match they’ve built up to all tournament. Sabre with his technical excellence against Tanahashi with his experience and star power. Zack put Kota Ibushi and Tetsuya Naito away but Tanahashi is a different… Continue Reading