For this article I aim to pick apart the style of the Japanese feds and look and see if, its possible, that maybe the style has become too stiff? Is it needed? And also if grapplers in the East need to tone down their style…
Category: The Rising Sun
TRS: The G-1 Climax
Hello there Puro fans and welcome to the newest instalment of the Rising Sun… after the previous look at the fall of the former musketeer Hashimoto I thought that this time I’d a look at the tournament that led to the arrival of the 3 musketeers, the G-1 Climax.
After my last three articles looked at the rise of youth and the problems facing them and hopefully a possible solution I decided to take a different focus. This time my lens falls on Hashimoto, Hash to his friends and one of Japanese wrestlings top draws during the mid-90’s….
TRS: Problem solving
In my last article I looked at the problems facing the companies over in Japan about their top line talent and the non-establishment of new talent to replace them….
In my last edition of the rising sun I highlighted the big new young guns looking to move up in NJPW, the likes of Yoshie, Shibata, Tanahashi, Nakamura and Taguchi… Well bright as the future is for them the future isn’t golden quite yet…
TRS: The New Generation
The past two years has seen the old guard shoved aside over in Japan’s premier promotion, the youth in the ranks has begun its rise to throw off the shackles of its elder generation. In all divisions the young generations have struck out the claim that they needn’t wait for the future to come to them, they themselves are the future now…