36 episodes

Weekly look into the world of Japanese women’s wrestling...Joshi Wrestling.
We will cover events from Stardom, Tokyo Joshi Pro, Gatoh Move and more.
The podcast will have interviews with wrestlers, announcers and media that are involved in the world of Joshi wrestling.
Please subscribe, rate and review.

Twitter: @thejoshipod
Instagram: @thejoshipod

The Joshi Pod Eric Howard

    • Wrestling
    • 5.0, 24 Ratings

Weekly look into the world of Japanese women’s wrestling...Joshi Wrestling.
We will cover events from Stardom, Tokyo Joshi Pro, Gatoh Move and more.
The podcast will have interviews with wrestlers, announcers and media that are involved in the world of Joshi wrestling.
Please subscribe, rate and review.

Twitter: @thejoshipod
Instagram: @thejoshipod

    Episode 30: Emi Sakura and Tokiko Kirihara

    Episode 30: Emi Sakura and Tokiko Kirihara

    This week you get two interviews for the price of one.

    First, we chat with Gatoh Move’s rookie Tokiko Kirihara. She shares why she started wrestling in her forties.

    We are also joined by AEW Superstar, super wrestler and super trainer Emi Sakura.

    These were recorded at the end of March at Ichigaya Chocolate Square in Tokyo.

    Please have a listen.

    Also on the show:

    Thoughts on Hana



    Emi Sakura Social Media

    https://twitter.com/EmiSakura_gtmv

    https://www.instagram.com/emisakura_gtmv/

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2HtPsU4U7TNSv2mSbPkj0w



    Tokiko Social Media

    https://twitter.com/KiraRi_1104



    Music supplied by:

    Tokyo Cyber Squad theme by Stardom

    Make@Ikusa by Gatoh Move

    https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__dig.ccmixter.org_files_Reiswerk_54391&d=DwIFAg&c=vB1XvbdVorFiBi73ukS05g&r=PQXvtEnGjedguJOElg2Hl6eqt_MXzl4oUp3wv7shxss&m=mQ5JQk4dUQX98cuusuxWD8U3r7RME23AmxPHBkP-8Z0&s=T6qWhJV4-1nXfbSJBCtaiWVYedA-z1A3Qf2WGzMuQzo&e=  Ft: veezyn

    • 56 min
    Hana Kimura Tribute

    Hana Kimura Tribute

    I am no audio engineer, but I wanted to do something.





    Music provided by:

    The Band Perry - If I Die Young

    Some audio provided by:

    https://www.youtube.com/user/2010stardom

    • 3 min
    RIP Hana

    RIP Hana

    I needed somebody to talk to...I apologize for the language.

    • 5 min
    Episode 29: Miyako Matsumoto

    Episode 29: Miyako Matsumoto

    This week we are joined by the "Dancing Queen" Miyako Matsumoto.

    She talks transitioning from actress to professional wrestler. Miyako also talks about the crazy match from January with Chris Brookes that left her with bamboo skewers stuck in her head.

    Is every wrestler named Matsumoto crazy?

    She talks about some of her favorite matches, dream opponents and her favorite punk rock bands.

    We are joined by Danny Akagi who translates the conversation.



    Also on the show:

    We are joined by JPQ from the No Particular Angle podcast to discuss Arisa Hoshiki's retirement announcement.



    Miyako Matsumoto Social Media:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatsumotoMiyako

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matsumoto_miyako/



    JPQ/No Particular Angle Social Media

    https://linktr.ee/NoParticularAngle



    Our Sponsor This Week:

    QuietWyatt Designs: https://www.facebook.com/QuietWyattDesigns/



    The Joshi Pod Social Media:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thejoshipod

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejoshipod/



    Music supplied by:

    Unlimited Dream Navigator - SHiNiNG STAR- Guitar instrumental cover https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_To3txX4rs

    Daybreak · MICHAEL HAGGINS Daybreak ℗ 2004 Michael Haggins

    Yume O Yume (Dream your Dream) by reiswerk (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__dig.ccmixter.org_files_Reiswerk_54391&d=DwIFAg&c=vB1XvbdVorFiBi73ukS05g&r=PQXvtEnGjedguJOElg2Hl6eqt_MXzl4oUp3wv7shxss&m=mQ5JQk4dUQX98cuusuxWD8U3r7RME23AmxPHBkP-8Z0&s=T6qWhJV4-1nXfbSJBCtaiWVYedA-z1A3Qf2WGzMuQzo&e=  Ft: veezyn

    • 53 min
    Bonus Episode: JPQ from the No Particular Angle podcast

    Bonus Episode: JPQ from the No Particular Angle podcast

    In this bonus episode, we are joined by my friend/mentor JPQ from the No Particular podcast. We talk about how his wrestling fandom began, how he got into podcasting and we talk about #WatchStardom. He then craps on my opinions on Giulia and Stardom.

    It was a fun chat between two friends.



    No Particular Angle Social Media

    https://linktr.ee/NoParticularAngle

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 28: Yuki Kamifuku

    Episode 28: Yuki Kamifuku

    This week we are joined by the awesome Yuki Kamifuku!
    She talks about her modeling and wrestling career. Yuki talks about some of her favorite matches and opponents in Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling. Kamiyu also talks about when she realized she was taller than most.
    Please have a listen.
    Also on the show:
    The top 3 headlines of the week, including a former wrestler announcing she has cancer.  Please send Nao Yamaguchi some love on Twitter: @naoribbon1

    Yumi Kamifuku Social Media
    https://twitter.com/zacyuki
    https://twitter.com/the_zacland
    www.instagram.com/yuki_kamifuku
    https://yukikamifuku.amebaownd.com/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCepNv_IERpW-2e5k1DFOqoA

    Our Sponsor This Week:
    QuietWyatt Designs: https://www.facebook.com/QuietWyattDesigns/

    The Joshi Pod Social Media:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thejoshipod
    Facebook: @thejoshipod
    Instagram: @thejoshipod

    Music supplied by:
    Oedo Tai Theme by Stardom
    Old McDonald Had A Farm by The Ramonkees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZvyxbjHeY8&app=desktop
    Yume O Yume (Dream your Dream) by reiswerk (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__dig.ccmixter.org_files_Reiswerk_54391&d=DwIFAg&c=vB1XvbdVorFiBi73ukS05g&r=PQXvtEnGjedguJOElg2Hl6eqt_MXzl4oUp3wv7shxss&m=mQ5JQk4dUQX98cuusuxWD8U3r7RME23AmxPHBkP-8Z0&s=T6qWhJV4-1nXfbSJBCtaiWVYedA-z1A3Qf2WGzMuQzo&e=  Ft: veezyn

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Bunchesmcginty ,

Great guests

What an amazing guest list so far. Not sure how they are getting such great guests. Keep up the great work!

Djchsudjxsbs ,

Joshi Black Belt

Eric knows his stuff and is passionate, informative, funny and entertaining.
A must listen if you are a Joshi fan.

MamaYP ,

Always a fun listen!

The Joshi Pod is a great addition to my podcast listening. Such a wonderful way to get first hand experiences not only with wrestling but their Japan experiences.

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