IWGP IC and Tag Titles on the line
NJPW on AXS TV finishes out our look of the Destruction of Kobe event from September 21, 2014. Tonight we have two big title matches with the IWCP Tag titles and the IWGP Intercontinental title up from grabs. Both matches tonight also featured Bullet Club vs. CHAOS fights so they both should be good.
So let's go back one more time to the Kobe World Hall!
Attack on Titan is not much like Attack on Titan.
Less confusingly, Shinji Higuchi's live-action adaptation of Hajime Isayama's smash hit manga is not a very faithful one. Though there are superficial similarities, in m...
Two fights full of venom.
Welcome back as Strong Style once again is in Kobe this week for New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. This week we take a look at the second part of the Destruction of Kobe event from September 21, 2014. Tonight we have qa doub...
Oh my and Garfunkel
This week we start the third season of NJPW on AXS TV picking up events taking place right after the G1 Climax 24 concluded. During the rest of the season we will be leading up through the WrestleKingdom 9 event from early 20...
The G1 Climax 24 Finals!
It's season two finale time! Tonight New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV presents a double shot of Puroresu with the finals of the G1 Climax 24 tournament. No more worrying about points or records or any of that. This is about ...
This is my trusty dog Pochi
You know, it feels kind of weird to see the Toei ocean wave sequence appear before a Garage Hero project. Nevertheless, it's great to see that Bueno and his group got to team up with them and YouTube Space to create Ayakashi...
On the doorstep of the finals!
Konnichi wa and welcome to Strong Style! The G1 Climax 24 tournament is almost over and the action is heating up. This week we skip ahead to day 11 of the tournament and the last day before the finals. Ton...
Jushin Liger looks to find out!
A television show in Japan recently tackled a question of just how much fighting spirit runs through the being of your average New Japan pro wrestlers.
Clash of the Titans
Strong Style is here again with your coverage of New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. Looks like my Friday nights are going to be busy for a while as yesterday it was announced that more episodes of New Japan wrestling have bee...
Day 7 and things are close!
This week Strong Style and AXS TV take us to the famed Korakuen Hall in for day 7 of the G1 24 tournament. Tonight's matches were held on August 1, 2014, and I'm looking forward to it!
Before any of that though I'm riding hig...
Day 5 from G1 Climax 24
Back again this week as Strong Style takes a look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV's coverage of the G1 Climax 24 tournament. So far we've seen some great matches selected from the tournament's action. Tonight we look at ...
The G1 Climax heats up!
Hello, welcome back to Strong Style. Happy 4th of July to our American readers as we once again take a look at the G1 Climax 24 tournament.
Last week we took a look at three matches from the opening day of the tour, and this ...
18,000 customers' data on the ropes!
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced at a press conference today that the personal information of 18,000 customers has been leaked online by an unknown hacker. The data leaked includes customers' names, addresses, credit card in...
There's plenty of comedy to go around
As Garage Hero continues to work hard on their upcoming projects, the group has taken the time to upload a new Ayakashi Zamurai trailer. This time around, we get to see more of the fantasy samurai show's comed...
After the revelation of a Death Note TV series, pictures and actors being released, fans have been disgruntled by the faithfulness to the source material. Death Note is a manga turned anime and subsequently live action movies...
The G1 Climax Begins!
Welcome back to Strong Style! This week we begin something very cool as NJPW on AXS TV begins its coverage of the 24th annual G1 Climax Tournament! The coverage of the tournament will take us all the way into August with high...
Your waifu idols hit the big screen
Your favorite pop idol waifus from the anime Love Live!! μ's (pronounced 'Muse') arrive at theaters across the US this September and we now have dates for the showings. So what is Love Live!!? Love Live!! is mixed media fr...
Texas is about to get its Henshin on
As we get ready to finish off the month of June, the screening schedule for this year's Texas Toku Taisen has hit the Web. This time around, they're showing their stuff at San Japan 8 on July 31 through Aug. 2, whic...
Sounds like a match made in heaven
Oh wow, now this is what I call an unexpected turn of events. It turns out that the new Cyborg 009 anime is a three-episode crossover OVA with Devilman.
Actas (Kotesushin Jeeg and MazinKaiser SKL's Animation P...
A broader look of Japanese Wrestling
Through the Strong Style coverage of New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV, Japanator has given a glimpse into the world of Japanese pro wrestling, or "puroresu", to its readers. Through the article, we've taken a look at s...
Intercontinental Title on the line!
Welcome back to Strong Style! This week's show has AXS TV going back for our third episode of New Japan Pro Wrestling's Dominion 2014 event from Bodymaker Coliseum in Osaka. This week's show includes a heavy hitting tag match and an Intercontinental Title match.
Tag Team Tussle!
New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS brings us back to Bodymaker Stadium in Osaka for the second of three episodes looking at the Dominion card for June 21, 2014. This week we look at some tag team action from the heavyweight division. Two Titles are on the line and none of these teams are pushovers.
Ibushi V/S Ricochet
[Welcome to Strong Style, Soul's new regular column covering the high-flying antics of Professional Wrestling in Glorious Nippon and beyond! - Josh]
This week on New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV we pick up from last wee...
More deaths than Game of Thrones
Tsugumi Ohba's writing combined with Takeshi Obata's art produced a heart pounding, page turning manga called Death Note that was later adapted into a widely popular TV anime, a ho-hum movie adaptation, and some more side sto...
The best of Japan for American fans
Welcome to Strong Style, Japanator's look into Japanese wrestling! This time out we look at my favorite wrestling show on American TV as it returns for a second season.
Can AXS keep up everything that made this show amazing during its first season? What does the producers pick to highlight from New Japan wrestling action? Take a read and find out!
Manga on the big screen
Movies based off anime/manga have faired much better than their geeky partner video games. The Death Note movie may have faltered a little due to the massive change in story but all the characters looked great and i...
Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger
Chu Chu Chu Deka Deka!
Oh my. Right when it felt that Hurricanger was going to be the only Sentai show to get the 10 Years After treatment, a new beacon of hope has surfaced for toku fans. Seeing that it's been ten years since Tokusou Sentai Dekar...
Oshima Ryoka and Mogi Shinobu of AKB48 faced off during a new episode of AKBINGO! This time, it was their cheeks, lungs and taste for insects that was put to the test! Which gal was better at blowing! Who enjoys the crunch of flying protein?
NJPW's presence in the U.S. grows
Being a fan of professional wrestling in the United States, you've got choices. Of course there is the biggest game in town in Vince McMahon's WWE, who have dominated the market practically unopposed since 2001. Behind ...
Be sure to have a roaring appetite
You know. Meeting your favorite industry people at a convention may be cool and all, but nothing beats the idea of having a meal with the folks you admire. Speaking of which, Fan Expo Dallas' giving people the chance to ...