Joshi Watch: Yuu

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Armed with a bright smile and a hellish chop, Yuu is equal parts earnest and hard-hitting. As one of the premier powerhouses in the joshi puroresu scene, she has carved a name for herself in relatively short order. Whether in England, Germany, the United States, or her home country of Japan, the aspirations of the […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Arisa Nakajima

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When discussing the greatest women’s wrestlers in Japan today, room in the discussion must be made for Arisa Nakajima. Having started her career at a young age, the former SEAdLINNNG Beyond the Sea Champion built an incredible reputation. In fact, depending on who’s asked, Nakajima may just be the very best wrestler in the joshi […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Saki Akai

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Saki Akai makes for an interesting case study of Joshi pro wrestling, also a case of how someone can improve given the chance and time. With a height at around five foot nine inches, she stands above many of her female opponents, and around the same size of some of her male opponents. As you […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Hyper Misao

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Can professional wrestling save a life? Surrounded by all the dark stories, it seems unlikely that professional wrestling has that ability. But with Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling’s (TJPW) resident protector of Peace and Love Hyper Misao that was just the case. Before her story can begin, it begins with one of Dramatic Dream Team‘s signature […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: SAKI

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With a colorful presentation and a love for entertaining, SAKI is one of the most eye-catching figures in the world of joshi puroresu. Her reputation spans numerous promotions, from Pro Wrestling WAVE to Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling to her current home in Actwres girl’Z. In addition to being a solid singles and tag team wrestler, […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Sayuri

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Standing at five feet, what Sayuri lacks in stature, she makes up in sheer heart and tenacity. The young upstart in red and black started her professional wrestling vocation this past summer and has been steadily building knowledge ever since. Though the native of Chiba, Japan may not have the same degree of strength as […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Chie Koishikawa

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Donning the color orange, an homage to her home city of Shizuoka, Japan, Chie Koishikawa is the fencer turned grappler of Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling. Sporting a bubbly personality and a knife-edge chop that’s tough to beat, Koishikawa entered the promotion last summer and has been developing steadily ever since. This foodie and comic book […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Sayaka

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In Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling, where idol culture is prevalent, Sayaka is the perfect fit. Though she’s fairly new to professional wrestling, the cosplayer in white has proven herself as a capable, charismatic performer. Armed with her signature dropkick and a competitive spirit, the latter likely to have been developed through her passion for gaming, […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Rin Rin

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Rin Rin stands as the youngest member of Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling. It’s not uncommon for women’s wrestlers in Japan to enter the profession early in life, either through another profession or moving straight into the sport. At just 14 years of age, she began her professional wrestling training. Since then, she has become a […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Takumi Iroha

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Our latest Joshi watch looks at one of the best wrestlers in the Joshi scene Takumi Iroha.  Iroha is now considered one of the best performers in the Joshi scene, whether it’s in her home promotion of Marvelous or appearing as an outsider in places like Pro Wrestling WAVE or SEAdLINNNG she brings her brand of stiff kicks and powerful […] READ MORE