This week on Wrestling Omakase we talk the second week of NJPW Strong featuring the New Japan Cup USA semifinals, the Atsushi Aoki memorial Korakuen from AJPW and a truly awesome start to the STARDOM 5STAR GP.
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John is joined by returning guest TJ (@aspir_) from the One Wrestling Podcast (@onewrestlingpod) to break down shows from three different Japanese promotions. We start with week 2 of NJPW Strong, New Japan’s US studio show, as we talk the semifinals of the New Japan Cup USA and two fun tag team matches featuring some new and returning faces. We then turn our attention to All Japan for the first time in a while, talking their August 15th Atsushi Aoki memorial show from Korakuen Hall. We also discuss where things stand in the promotion in general as we rapidly approach the start of the Champion Carnival. Finally we wrap things up with the first two nights of STARDOM’s 5STAR GP, also from Korakuen on 8/8 & 8/9, and one of these two shows was a bonafide Show of the Year contender. You’ll have to listen to find out which one.
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