Joshi Watch: Ayumi Hayashi

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“Wasshoi” is a chant used to inspire one another and build strength. This chant is often tied to Japanese festivals, meant as a celebratory exclamation. When shouted to the skies, it’s been said that this chant can inspire and bring people together in harmony. Such a spirited chant calls for a spirited personality, and in […] READ MORE




#AndNEW: SAKI Wins AWG Championship

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Actwres girl’Z had a shock today as SAKI defeated Miyuki Takase to win the AWG Championship.  Takase has held the title for 515 days and it seemed like she would have an unstoppable reign atop Actwres, but SAKI shockingly dethroned her at Korakuen Hall.  This marks SAKI’s first singles title victory after a number of tag title […] READ MORE


Top 5 Joshi Matches Of The Month (November 2020)

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The Joshi wrestling scene (Japanese Women’s Wrestling) is a deep scene full of insanely talented performers and every month there are dozens of fantastic matches from promotions from Stardom to Pure-J and everywhere in between. Important Note (Due to some matches not airing as of the time of writing some presumably great Joshi matches can’t be ranked) Honorable Mentions  Suzu […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: SAKI

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: 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


Himeka Arita Leaving Actwres girl’Z

One of the brightest stars of Actwres girl’Z (AgZ) Himeka Arita will be leaving the promotion on March 31st.  Arita, who recently came up on the losing end in a tournament to crown a new AgZ champion, was considered a future star of the promotion as she and tag partner Miyuki Takase are booked in many […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Mitsuru Konno

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Sporting great flexibility, possessing wrestling acumen, and featuring a predilection for beer: these traits perfectly describe the “Leader” of Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling, Mitsuru Konno. Having started her professional wrestling career in 2016, Konno is actually one of the more experienced grapplers under the purple-and-yellow banner. Therefore, she can be relied upon to wrestle not […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Yuna Mizumori

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Sporting flashy colors and a bright – even comedic, at times – personality, Yuna Mizumori is one of the most prominent characters in Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling. As Gatoh Move’s “Power Fighter,” the green-clad Yunamon’s charisma is matched only by her powerful offense. Not unlike other joshis, the path of the “Pineapple Girl” toward professional […] READ MORE