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    Posted: 19/June/2007 at 08:53
whenever i hung out at youtube, i enjoy watching video blogs by the wrestling fans from US, UK and other parts of the world. at the same time, i also get to watch the best female wrestling this world could ever offer courtesy of japan
 
my current fave female wrestler today is chickfight tv's undefeated mariko yoshida
she is the best submission wrestler ive ever seen
 
for people with youtube accounts, the usernames of people who uploaded japanese wrestling videos are jaguarkid70, luckycleareyes and ringmistress
then you can enjoy female wrestling at its best
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Suicidal Dragon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19/June/2007 at 16:06
I love Joshi. Hell, the number three match in my top five greatest matches of all time is a Joshi match.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote boogs Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01/July/2007 at 05:26

What about Kenzo's girl Hiroku.

 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Suicidal Dragon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01/July/2007 at 05:33
I don't think she wrestles, actually.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kapengmabula Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15/November/2007 at 07:17
it's been awhile since i last came here
it would be great to reactivate this thread coz ive got some good info now
 
contrary to popular belief, joshi is still alive and kicking
i hate it when other people bash and keep comparing it with 80's joshi
 
hell, it's still good now especially with the arrival of the new breed
 
haruka matsuo, nwa women's pacific champ
 
kyoko kimura, joshi's most entertaining heel today
 
saki maemura, awa women's champ
 
ayako hamada, another one of my faves
 
mariko yoshida (victoria is imitating her outfit)
 
manami toyota
 
and of course, my fave joshi of all time
akira hokuto
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Phylth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15/November/2007 at 07:55
nice to see some more people here with japanese wrestling knowledge! i myself arent too much into the womens puro side of things, i tend to watch Noah/AJPW/NJPW etc but my next quest is to get admin/webby to make a Puro section on the topics front page so is nice to know some people here will be able to help me out & discuss it with me Tongue
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I'll admit I don't know a lot about Japanese wrestling; but I do know the ones that were brought into the WWF. In about the mid 90's when the WWF was seeking to build a legitimate woman's wrestling division, they imported a bunch of woman's wrestlers from Japan. My favorite was Bull Nakano. She challenged Alundra Blayze for the WWF Women's World Title at SummerSlam 1994, and beat her for it a few weeks later. Their series of matches were actual good technical wrestling. I was impressed by Nakano, especially her combined sharpshooter/STF. After the feud with Nakano was done and Blayze got the Title back; the WWF imported a whole slew of women from Japan, the leading one Aja Kong, who overpowered Blayze a few times. There was even an all woman Survivor Series match with Blayze and Kong on opposite teams at the 1995 Survivor Series. I have to say I was just beginning to get interested in it all; but shortly thereafter Blayze jumped to WCW and threw the WWF Woman's World Title in the trash. Then the entire Women's division subsequently died in the WWF; and all those Japanese woman wrestlers were released.

I also mark this as a turning point for how woman's wrestling was treated in the WWF; for while the Woman's World Title did return three years later, from that point on it more and more became less about serious wrestling and more about looks; until eventually the "Divas'" Title they have today.

Sorry for taking the point off this thread but the Japanese women in the WWF is what I know. I would have liked to have seen more of Aja Kong in the WWF, as well as a few others they had at the time.


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The example that Kondor gave is about the only time I can remember japanese women being booked right in the bigger feds. After Alundra/Medusa did what she did womens wrestling here in the states went to shit. Like right now I LOVE LOVE LOVE Hamada, TNA has the chance to book a Japanese woman right but doesnt do it I havent been able to catch any of the SHIMMER shows so Im not sure how well they book Im sure it has to be a little better since its an all women fed.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote MUSA Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26/November/2010 at 18:04
Japanese Joshi Puroresu Competitors are absolutely amazing.  I've never seen such brutality in a match involving females (or even men) until I saw the awesome matches of Joshi.  I became a MASSIVE fan of Bull Nakano and Aja Kong following their work in Japan.  I always get furious that WWE hardly mentions Alundra Blayze/Madusa - as she was, quite possibly, the best wrestler in the women's division.  She was, by far, the toughest woman on the WWE roster.  Watching her stuff in Japan really proves this.

I was also a fan of Akira Hokuto (married to Kensuke Sasaki) and Manami Toyota (who, I believe, was in WWF for a small spell).
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An awesome, awesome match...




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