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


Top 10 Joshi Matches Of The Month (May 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.  After a month’s break due to COVID-19 decimating Joshi schedules we are back thanks to a slew of dojo shows and ChocoPro. Important Note (Due […] 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


Quick Beginner’s Guide To Joshi

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This guide is designed to provide some quick insight into the world of Joshi wrestling and help a newcomer learn a little bit about each promotion and where to watch them.  We have a comprehensive guide already done on World Wonder Ring Stardom so let’s kick this off with one of the other well known Joshi […] READ MORE


Joshi Watch: Sayaka Obihiro

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When taking a look across the landscape of Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling, few possess the level of experience of “Sprint” Sayaka Obihiro. At 33 years old, Obihiro boasts close to 10 years of wrestling experience. The lady in blue has seen success across different promotions, including REINA and Ice Ribbon, but her home remains Gatoh […] READ MORE


Top 10 Joshi Matches Of The Month (December 2019)

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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 matches can’t be ranked) Leon vs Rina Yamashita […] READ MORE


Joshi Freelancer Hikaru Shida Joins AEW

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When All Elite Wrestling revealed that they would be scouting the Joshi (Japanese Women’s wrestling) scene for talent many fans speculated who they might sign, and so far they have since brought in Joshi legend Aja Kong, former Marvelous and Sendai Girl wrestler Nyla Rose, and Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling star Yuka Sakazaki.  We also took a look at potential signees and one of the prospects we […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Title Changes Galore at RibbonMania

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On New Year’s Eve, joshi company Ice Ribbon ran their biggest show of the year RibbonMania.  All three titles were on the line and all three changed hands. Former Referee Banny Oikawa won the Triangle Ribbon title in her very first match.  As the name would indicate, this match is usually defended in triple threat matches but Oikawa […] READ MORE


Joshi star Aoi Kizuki Officially Retires at Age 29

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Joshi star Aoi Kizuki officially retired from the ring today, following a 13-year career in Japan’s joshi circuit. In her Retirement Produce event, Final Happy, Kizuki was on the losing side of a 6-woman tag match, as her and her teammates, Mei Suruga & Riho, lost to a team featuring Emi Sakura, Hikaru Shida & Makoto. Kizuki is only 29 years old, but announced her […] READ MORE


Beyond The Surface: A Modern History Of Women In Wrestling

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Casual wrestling fans in the United States may not be aware of the global contributions women have made to the wrestling business. Some individuals in the wrestling business have also made questionable comments about female wrestling fans. Ryback has challenged the mental state of female wrestling fans and followed his comments with what many felt […] READ MORE