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.
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#HanaMatane with Farrah Hasnain
We welcome Farrah Hasnain back to the Joshi Pod!
She was sitting front row for #HanaMatane at Korakuen Hall.
Farrah shares her experiences at the show, including sitting next to Mini-Hana, meeting Fumi Saito, seeing Hazuki & Kagetsu for the first and all the emotions shared by the people in attendance.
She also translates some of what was said during the show.
We can't thank her enough for joining us.
Please have a listen!
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Music Provided By:
大門弥生 (YAYOI DAIMON) - "Heels (ヒールで仁王立ち)"
Celebrating Hana Kimura with her friend CB!
On this very special episode, we celebrate the life of Hana Kimura by chatting with her friend The World Famous CB aka The Artist formerly known as Cheeseburger.
It has been one year since the world lost Hana. CB talks about his friendship with Hana and shares what made her so very special. He spent time with Hana both in the US and Japan.
CB is a wrestler for Ring of Honor and trainer/owner of The Worldwide Wrestling Dojo.
CB will be doing English commentary along with ROH's Ian Riccaboni on the Hana Kimura memorial show on Saturday, May 22nd at 10pm ET (US). #HanaMatane can be ordered on FITE. Purchase includes unlimited replays.
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Music provided by:
The Band Perry - If I Die Young
Tom Petty - Wildflowers
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Over Time Episode 3: Nightshade
On this over time episode, we are joined by Nightshade!
We talk to the British star about her experiences in Japan with Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling and who helped get booked on a tour of Japan.
We go over all of her matches, including working two shows with DDT's Ganbare group.
Nightshade talks about her championship main event match against Maki Itoh. Is Maki's head really that hard?
She tells us what she did while away from the ring in Japan, including being locked out of her hotel.
Nightshade also talks about how COVID has impacted her life and career.
It was a really fun chat, please have a listen.
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Check Nightshade out in Eve-Riot Grrrls of Wrestling:
Vs Mercedes Martinez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DeSKKT4Hm8
In Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling & Ganbare (Subscription required): https://www.ddtpro.com/universe
Music supplied by:
GRIZZLY F.O.G.: https://grizzlyfog.bandcamp.com/
Vampire Diaries themes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vtYxenJO8M & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-EneeRe5kg
Over Time Episode 2: Maya Yukihi
We are joined this episode by arguably the best Joshi wrestler in Japan, Maya Yukihi. She does the entire interview in English.
She just passed her sixth anniversary in wrestling. She has released a DVD and photobook for the occasion. You can order them here: https://iceribbon.shopselect.net/items/38518289
We talk about her childhood, what got her into wrestling, places she would like to wrestle and so much more.
Maya also tells us who the best and worst singers are in Ice Ribbon.
We are joined by Yappy who supported Maya during the interview.
It's a really fun chat, please have a listen!
Crystal Snow Twitter: https://twitter.com/yukihi_maya
Dark Snow Twitter: https://twitter.com/Maya_yukihi
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Music Provided By
Grizzly F.O.G.: https://soundcloud.com/grizzlyfog
The Spice Girls
Mitsuru Konno (Rerelease)
In honor of Mitsuru Konno's retirement, we are rereleasing the interview we did with her in March 2020 at Ichigaya Chocolate Square in Tokyo.
Baliyan Akki helps with interpreting.
We wish Mitsuru well in retirement!
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Online Shop: https://gtmv.booth.pm/
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The 2nd Annual Joshi Draft
It's the Second Annual Joshi Draft!
We are joined by JPQ formerly of the 'No Particular Angle' podcast, JD from the 'RedLeaf Retrocast' and K from the ‘Big Egg Joshi Podcast’ to select 10 Joshi wrestlers and a legendary coach to start our new Joshi companies.
Who went number 1? -Listen to find out!
Who made the worst selection?-You tell us!
Were we idiots for not drafting someone?-Yes...the same person again!
Can The Joshi Pod repeat as champion?-Maybe?
You get to decide which roster is the best! A Twitter poll will be pinned to the top of The Joshi Pod's Twitter page.
We had a lot of fun doing this again and we hope you enjoy listening!
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Miyako Matsumoto: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=isANS6VGV-g
Buy Miyako’s CD: https://miyacoco.bigcartel.com
No other podcast is doing this kind of work
The man has a passion like no other and provides the content all joshi wrestling fans can appreciate.
What an amazing guest list so far. Not sure how they are getting such great guests. Keep up the great work!
Joshi Black Belt
Eric knows his stuff and is passionate, informative, funny and entertaining.
A must listen if you are a Joshi fan.