19 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

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 16: Gatoh Move w/ Akki

    Episode 16: Gatoh Move w/ Akki

    We have part two of my chat with one of India's biggest wrestling stars, Baliyan Akki. This time we talk about the women of Gatoh Move!

    He gives insights like few others can. He talks about the women as people and as wrestlers. I think you will enjoy the conversation.

    If you missed part one of the conversation, it was released as a bonus episode earlier this week. Please go back and listen.

    Also on the show:

    We look at the 3-count headlines of the week, including a huge with for a young TJPW performer.

    The Joshi show of the week is Stardom’s ‘The Way to the Major League.’

    We look ahead to the calendar for shows this week in Japan.

    We see where Joshi wrestlers are performing outside of Japan, including a star making her debut during WrestleMania week.



    Pro Wrestling Tee’s Stores

    Nicole Savoy: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/nikimsavo

    Kikyo: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/fallenkikyo

    Gatoh Move: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/gatohmove

    Stardom: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/stardomworld

    Tokyo Joshi Pro: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/dramaticdreamteam

    Hiroyo Matsumoto: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/hiroyomatsumoto

    Aja Kong: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/ajakong

    Riho: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/riho

    Hikaru Shida: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/hikarushida

    Yuka Sakazaki: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/yukasakazaki



    Our Sponsors This Week:

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

    Ground Zero Pro Wrestling: https://www.facebook.com/GroundZeroSD/

    The Last Podcast You’d Want: https://anchor.fm/stephan-straw



    Social Media:

    Baliyan Akki Twitter: https://twitter.com/baliyanxakki

    Gatoh Move Twitter: https://twitter.com/gatohmove

    Gatoh Move YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2HtPsU4U7TNSv2mSbPkj0w

    The Joshi Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/thejoshipod

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thejoshipod

    Instagram: @thejoshipod

    Pro Wrestling Tee’s Store: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/thejoshipod

    Music supplied by:

    Yume O Yume (Dream your Dream) by reiswerk (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. 

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    • 42 min
    Bonus Episode: Akki (Part 1)

    Bonus Episode: Akki (Part 1)

    On this bonus episode, we are joined by Baliyan Akki.  His life story is quite inspirational.  Akki talks about starting his training in India to following his dream and moving to Japan to continue his wrestling career.

    Akki has such bravery and sense of adventure.

    He gives amazing insight on what it is like to live in Japan and it's not all fun and games.  Akki talks about working odd jobs to earn money to survive.  He also talks about training at the DDT dojo and eventually finding his way to Gatoh Move.

    Akki describes Gatoh Move and Ichigaya Choclate Square like nobody has before. 

    Please have a listen.

    Part 2 is out on Friday where he discusses the women of Gatoh Move.

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    The Joshi Pod

    Sponsor

    QuietWyatt Designs

    • 44 min
    Episode 15: 'The Alpha Female' Jazzy Gabert

    Episode 15: 'The Alpha Female' Jazzy Gabert

    This week we are joined by the former World of Stardom Champion Jazzy Gabert. She talks about how Nanae Takahashi challenged her early in her Stardom career.  Jazzy also talks about who did not care for her in the locker room. She tells us about all the wonderful relationships she built while in Japan. She doesn't mix words about how she feels about Yoshiko after the incident with Act Yasukawa. Jazzy also tells us about her new promotion 'Sirius Sports Entertainment.' It is a very fun and interesting chat, please have a listen.

    Also on the show:

    We are joined by JPQ from the 'No Particular Angle' podcast to preview the big 2/8/2020 Stardom show at Korakuen Hall. The show is main evented by Mayu Iwatani defending the World of Stardom title against Sareee. We also talk about Sareee's future prospects in North America, including how she would fit in the WWE system.

    Social Media:

    Jazzy Gabert

    Twitter

    Instagram

    Sirius Sports Entertainment

    JPQ

    Twitter

    No Particular Angle Podcast

    The Joshi Pod

    Twitter

    Facebook

    Instagram

    Pro Wrestling Tees

    Our Sponsor This Week:

    QuietWyatt Designs

    Thunder Rosa T Shirt

    Music supplied by:

    Yume O Yume (Dream your Dream) by reiswerk (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.  Ft: veezyn

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 14: Rhia O'Reilly

    Episode 14: Rhia O'Reilly

    This week the Eve Riot Grrrls of Wrestling Champion Rhia O'Reilly joins the show. She talks about her experiences in Japan in 2018. She loves Japan and you will love her. Please have a listen.

    Also on the show:

    We look at the 3-count headlines of the week...Ayayayayayayayayayayayay

    We look ahead to the calendar for shows this week in Japan.

    We see where Joshi wrestlers are performing outside of Japan.

    Social Media:

    Rhia O'Reilly

    Twitter

    Instagram

    The Joshi Pod

    Twitter

    Facebook

    Instagram

    Pro Wrestling Tees

    Tickets:

    Session Moth Martina in Ring Of Honor

    Japan Week in Madrid

    TJPW WrestleMania Weekend

    Book Akane Fujita: kikutaro.booking@gmail.com 

    Stardom Discord

    Our Sponsors This Week:

    QuietWyatt Designs

    Thunder Rosa T Shirt

    The Last Podcast You’d Want

    Music supplied by:

    Yume O Yume (Dream your Dream) by reiswerk (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.  Ft: veezyn

    • 50 min
    Bonus Episode: Jim Valley

    Bonus Episode: Jim Valley

    This is a no frills bonus episode with the Wrestling Observer's Jim Valley. Not only was he the guest on our very first episode, he is now the first bonus show guest!

    He talks about his experiences during Wrestle Kingdom week in Tokyo. We do talk some joshi wrestling including his visit to a Stardom show at Shinkiba 1st Ring and the dark match on night one of Wrestle Kingdom. Please give it a listen.

    Follow Jim on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JimValley

    Follow the show on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheJoshiPod

    • 45 min
    Episode 13: Fumi Saito Pt 1

    Episode 13: Fumi Saito Pt 1

    Time for the history class we all wish we had in high school with the teacher we wish we could have had. Japanese wrestling journalist and historian Fumi Saito joins the show this week from Tokyo. We talk about the birth of Joshi wrestling. Fumi loves wrestling! Please have a listen, I think you will enjoy it.

    Also on the show:

    We look at the 3-count headlines of the week.

    We look ahead to the calendar for shows this week in Japan.

    We see where Joshi wrestlers are performing outside of Japan.

    Pro Wrestling Tee’s Stores:

    Nicole Savoy

    Kikyo

    Gatoh Move

    Tokyo Joshi Pro

    Stardom

    Hiroyo Matsumoto

    Aja Kong

    Riho

    Hikaru Shida

    Yuka Sakazaki

    Social Media:

    Fumi Saito

    Twitter

    The Joshi Pod:

    Twitter

    Facebook

    Instagram

    Pro Wrestling Tees

    Our Sponsors This Week:

    QuietWyatt Designs:

    The Last Podcast You’d Want

    Music supplied by:

    Yume O Yume (Dream your Dream) by reiswerk (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.  Ft: veezyn

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

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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