Over the course of the last two decades a number of similarities have emerged between New Japan Pro Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment.They are two companies that are very different, and yet have the same affinity for talent regardless of the culture or nationality.
Kazuchika Okada and Hiroshi Tanahashi have a rivalry that has seen ebbs and flows over the course of the last six years with NJPW. They have beaten each other for championships, set records in matches for length, and exchanged the role of ace on several occasions.
A number of questions about New Japan Pro Wrestling have circulated and as they are asked, we will tackle a few burning questions to help readers achieve some clarity. Here is Big Tall Japan’s NJPW mailbag of questions.
Over the course of 2018 a number of talented wrestlers from New Japan Pro Wrestling continued to excel in each and every one of their matches. While some had more successful years than others, all the names listed below made exceptional contributions to the promotion over the course of the past year. In many cases their hard work was rewarded with a championship at the recent Wrestle Kingdom 13 pay per view. Here were some of the biggest stars in New Japan Pro Wrestling in 2018.