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The Profound Influence of Lucha Libre on Japanese Pro Wrestling

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Welcome to this intriguing episode of "Write That Down" with Fumi Saito, where we delve deep into the profound influence of Lucha Libre on Japanese Pro Wrestling. From the 1930s till now, this episode provides an in-depth look at the fascinating history, traditions, and techniques adopted from Mexican wrestling.

Hear captivating stories about pioneers like Masahiko Kimura, younger wrestlers like Shinsuke Nakamura and Yujiro Takahashi, and female wrestling champions like Manami Toyotas and our very own Hana Kimura. Discover how each of these iconic figures brought back fresh ideas and innovative moves from Mexico, significantly shaping the wrestling landscape of Japan for decades.

This enriching narrative also explores the overlooked aspect of Japanese wrestling's influence in Mexico and vice versa, with a spotlight on iconic matches from Bret Hart's Mexico stint to the WWE ring. Learn about the cultural significance of masks, rule breaker vs good guy dynamics, mythologies, weight divisions and much more. A pivotal part of our tale revolves around Ultimo Dragon’s transformative journey, who creatively merged both wrestling cultures, bringing a unique highlight to the sport.

Uncover the rise of Michinoku Pro Wrestling, key contributions of Great Sasuke and explore the visionary birth and growth of independent wrestling companies in Northern Japan. The episode also discusses the trials and triumphs of these companies, influence of Lucha Libre and it's role in opening doors for the younger talent.

Join us, as we finally delve into the 90s era of lucha libre in Japanese wrestling, focusing on the training of prominent figures like Kazuchika Okada. An enticing journey into the past, present, and future of Japanese Pro Wrestling, especially for the history lovers and wrestling enthusiasts!

(This episode first aired in May 2021)

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Контент предоставлен Justin Knipper. Весь контент подкастов, включая эпизоды, графику и описания подкастов, загружается и предоставляется непосредственно компанией Justin Knipper или ее партнером по платформе подкастов. Если вы считаете, что кто-то использует вашу работу, защищенную авторским правом, без вашего разрешения, вы можете выполнить процедуру, описанную здесь https://ru.player.fm/legal.

Welcome to this intriguing episode of "Write That Down" with Fumi Saito, where we delve deep into the profound influence of Lucha Libre on Japanese Pro Wrestling. From the 1930s till now, this episode provides an in-depth look at the fascinating history, traditions, and techniques adopted from Mexican wrestling.

Hear captivating stories about pioneers like Masahiko Kimura, younger wrestlers like Shinsuke Nakamura and Yujiro Takahashi, and female wrestling champions like Manami Toyotas and our very own Hana Kimura. Discover how each of these iconic figures brought back fresh ideas and innovative moves from Mexico, significantly shaping the wrestling landscape of Japan for decades.

This enriching narrative also explores the overlooked aspect of Japanese wrestling's influence in Mexico and vice versa, with a spotlight on iconic matches from Bret Hart's Mexico stint to the WWE ring. Learn about the cultural significance of masks, rule breaker vs good guy dynamics, mythologies, weight divisions and much more. A pivotal part of our tale revolves around Ultimo Dragon’s transformative journey, who creatively merged both wrestling cultures, bringing a unique highlight to the sport.

Uncover the rise of Michinoku Pro Wrestling, key contributions of Great Sasuke and explore the visionary birth and growth of independent wrestling companies in Northern Japan. The episode also discusses the trials and triumphs of these companies, influence of Lucha Libre and it's role in opening doors for the younger talent.

Join us, as we finally delve into the 90s era of lucha libre in Japanese wrestling, focusing on the training of prominent figures like Kazuchika Okada. An enticing journey into the past, present, and future of Japanese Pro Wrestling, especially for the history lovers and wrestling enthusiasts!

(This episode first aired in May 2021)

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