Category Archives: BJW

BJW Death Mania review (8.19.18)

BJW Death Mania review (8.19.18)

BJW Death Mania VI   August 19 2018   We’re in Nagoya, Japan. This is a pretty big show for Big Japan, although attendance doesn’t reflect that. It’s more about their rebuilding process. Kamitani coming after the title he failed with beforehand. Finally showing some fire after months of subdued midcard work. Miyamoto coming after… Continue Reading

BJW review (7.21/24.18)

BJW review (7.21/24.18)

BJW   This is a TV block so it features matches from Big Japan’s show in Osaka, entitled “Osaka Surprise 38” and their Korakuen Hall show from July 24. All squeezed together into one glorious TV show.   July 21 2018   Daisuke Sekimoto & Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani Anyone getting… Continue Reading

BJW (Big Japan) review (6.20.18)

BJW (Big Japan) review (6.20.18)

BJW at Korakuen Hall   June 20 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall for another unnamed Big Japan show because they don’t name shows because they’re too cool for that. This one had a little hype coming in due to Takuya Nomura getting a title shot at Hideki Suzuki. Remember when Big… Continue Reading

Daichi Hashimoto vs. Hideki Suzuki match review (4.15.18)

Daichi Hashimoto vs. Hideki Suzuki match review (4.15.18)

Daichi Hashimoto vs. Hideki Suzuki   April 15 2018   We’re in Sapporo, Japan at the Sapporo Susukino Mars Gym for the final of the Ikkitousen Strong Climb tournament, which also happens to be for the BJW Strong Championship of Daichi Hashimoto.   Ikkitousen Strong Climb Final BJW Strong Championship Daichi Hashimoto (c) vs. Hideki… Continue Reading

BJW Ikkitousen Strong Climb review (4.5.18)

BJW Ikkitousen Strong Climb review (4.5.18)

BJW Ikkitousen Strong Climb Day 6   April 5 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall. With there currently being a shit-tonne of tournaments happening in Japan I have no idea how to cover it all so I’ve picked this show because it has Nakanoue vs. Daichi and their BJW title match from… Continue Reading

BJW February 27 Korakuen Hall show review (2.27.18)

BJW February 27 Korakuen Hall show review (2.27.18)

Big Japan Pro Wrestling   February 27 2018   We’re in Korakuen Hall. This is my first whole BJW show in about 18 months. I feel like I bailed on it when it was really good and as soon as I left it went completely into the shitter. Looking at this card the only thing… Continue Reading

Match Review: Takuya Nomura vs. Fuminori Abe (1.17.18)

Match Review: Takuya Nomura vs. Fuminori Abe (1.17.18)

Match Review: Takuya Nomura vs. Fuminori Abe January 17 2018   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Shin Kiba 1st Ring. This was the main event of Big Japan’s version of NXT. These have become increasingly popular in Japan since DDT started running the DNA shows to great success. New Japan jumped on the bandwagon with… Continue Reading

New Year’s Eve Tag Shuffle Tournament review (12.31.17)

New Year’s Eve Tag Shuffle Tournament review (12.31.17)

New Year’s Eve Tag Shuffle Tournament   December 31 2017   New Year’s Eve Tag Tournament. The Rules: Rules:– 10 minutes matches– If time limit, then one wrestler from each team will wrestle until one gets a 1 count pin in sudden death– The final must be decided in a regular match with no time… Continue Reading

BJW Ikkitousen Death Match Survivor (3.5.17)

BJW Ikkitousen Death Match Survivor (3.5.17)

BJW Ikkitousen Deathmatch Survivor   March 5 2017   We’re in Korakuen Hall for the opening night of Big Japan’s annual Death Match tournament. I can’t say I’m really into the death match stuff but tonight does have an added bonus of Sekimoto defending the title in the main event. I’ve missed a tonne of… Continue Reading