In part one of our pro wrestling year in review podcast, Alan joins us to discuss the Japanese wrestling scene.
Alan (also known as Alan4L) is one of the most knowledgeable minds in wrestling, and is especially knowledgeable about the Japanese wrestling scene.
On part one of our year in review, I pick Alan’s brain about New Japan wrestling to help get ready for the January 4, 2015 Wrestle Kingdom 9 show at the Tokyo Dome. We talk about the new online service NJPW World and its value for wrestling fans. We go over the origin of the Bullet Club and the cultural impact of it in wrestling. Alan gives a bio on the great Tomohiro Ishii as well as one on Kazuchika Okada, who is in the main event facing Hiroshi Tanahashi.
Alan then gives us a primer on the entire Wrestle Kingdom 9 card.
He also discusses a few of his favorite matches of the year, which include Dragon Gate matches right at the top.
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