I should probably be thankful he quit AJPW when he did because it left a slot open for Misawa to take over and turn the company into Awesome Central during the 90s. Did Hase wake him up with the chops after bossing him with throws? It’s at this point I realise I know him better as Tatsumi Kitahara in All Japan. The 1992 incarnation of this show is just dreadful. Title Match. It would explain why Sting was discombobulated enough to fuck up that rope move. Events included Sting vs Hiroshi Hase, Ron Simmons vs Tony Halme, Ultimo Dragon vs Jushin Liger for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, Dustin Rhodes & Scott Norton vs Masa Saito & Shinya Hashimoto, and IWGP … There’s a brilliant block on the moonsault too with Chono smashing Muta across the face with his shin. One thing that really stands out during this match, compared to everything else on the card, is how many Irish Whips Hawk does! match duration match type title(s) rating; 1: Akitoshi Saito & Masashi Aoyagi & Shiro Koshinaka & The Great Kabuki: The metro and bus systems are fantastic and very timely in Tokyo. With the pressure on both guys fail to deliver and there’s at least one botch that’s just embarrassing with Simmons going for a flying shoulderblock, catching the future Ludvig Borga unawares. While this means that your daytime is limited, it’s finally the season for Christmas decorations!. It wouldn’t be this show without a botch and Tenryu happily delivers by missing a top rope elbow, landing on Riki’s ear, by the looks of it. Ultimo’s only real option, if he wants to look competitive, is to take Liger’s leg but he keeps forgetting which one he’s working and switches (perhaps forgetting initially he’s not in Mexico, rather than Liger’s injured right leg from the year before). It’s not a good match. Shin Nihon Pro Wresling - Chou Senshi in Tokyo Dome - Fantastic Story (Japan) Start Game. You also get to watch jaw-dropping views of Mount Fuji and Tokyo Bay along with the entire metropolitan. It is famous as the tallest structure in the country with a height of 634 meters (2,080 feet). FANTASTIC STORY in Tokyo Dome. Embed Code The event was billed as “Fantastic Story.” -Masa Chono, NWA World Heavyweight Champion vs. Keiji Mutoh, IWGP World Heavyweight Champion. There are two major companies that operate the subway system in Tokyo: Toei and Tokyo Metro. Liger has generally dominated the division, winning five titles already up to this point. This run of historical New Japan shows is giving me a fresh perspective on Muta. Next Event Either way, the match was great but the crowd didn’t like the finish. Watch a baseball game at Tokyo Dome. I might be in the minority but I thought Sting was a) a far better wrestler before he became Crow Sting (Sad Mime Sting) and b) was far more interesting. The crowd are audibly deflated by a second fuck-up. Eventually Kabuki can’t cope and falls prey to the Raging Staff guys. and insists Sasaki be the same way. This match needed more Kitahara. But still 7 matches over *** in 1993 has to be a recommendation and only one match that really sucks. Ishikawa’s spot on this show is a curious one as he wasn’t that good and seemed to get the match by virtue of being Tenryu’s tag team partner. It’s frustrating to see that after he stood there waiting for the clothesline. Gaze at the spectacular views of entire Tokyo by visiting Tokyo Skytree, a broadcasting and fantastic observation tower in the capital of Japan. Orihara just lies there for ages while the match carries on until Iizuka finally gets around to pinning him. He ran the show from the apron but every time he got in there the match was ace. Shin Nihon Pro Wresling - Chou Senshi in Tokyo Dome - Fantastic Story (Japan) 74 0 0 0 . WCW vs. NJPW. Unfortunately he’s hardly in the match with Orihara taking heat and Hirai trying to take heat but failing. Ultimo is essentially just another hurdle for Liger to overcome. Mutoh pinned Chono and captured the NWA World Title. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use. BOOOOOOOOO! It might be the dumbest spot on the show, which is saying something. Freshen up your Watchlist with Prime Video’s latest roster of streaming movies and TV shows. Showing all 0 items Jump to: Summaries. ... NJPW Fantastic Story In Tokyo Dome. Synopsis. If you plan on doing quite a bit of exploring in a day, one of the cheapest ways to get around Tokyo is to purchase the Tokyo Metro 1-Day Pass. Fantastic Story in Tokyo Dome; Final Power Hall in Tokyo Dome; J January 4 Tokyo Dome Show; S Super Warriors in Tokyo Dome; T Toukon Festival: Wrestling World 2005; Toukon Shidou Chapter 1; W Wrestle Kingdom 10; Wrestle Kingdom 11 in Tokyo Dome; Wrestle Kingdom 12; Wrestle Kingdom 13; After high paced arm drags and dropkicks saw both evenly matched early, each man tried to out wrestle the other on the mat, still with neither gaining a … Lots of effort for little result. Now they’re not blond, a sign they’re not behaving like punks anymore and embracing their Japanese roots. They clamber back up and Tenryu hits another powerbomb for the win. There’s nothing all that memorable about all the consistency. He’s guaranteed to drag this down by himself. For starters their guest promotion is not WCW but Genichiro Tenryu’s WAR. Add to Watchlist. AAA Next Stage TOUR 2016 SPECIAL LIVE FANTASTIC OVER in Tokyo Dome. NJPW Fantastic Story in Tokyo Dome (1993 Video) Plot. Since we are based in Europe, we are forced to bother you with this information. A third moonsault gives Muta the double titles. It becomes a battle of ideals with Hase being the pure wrestler and Sting the American powerhouse. Honestly, this match would have been amazing without the two Ultimo slips. Frankensteiner would finish Sasaki but Hawk saves, although he was late so Scotty had to stand up off the cover like a goon. It angers me that some wrestlers are brought up by the standard of their opponent (Sting springs to mind) and yet there are some who end up turning great wrestlers into total shit, just by turning up. The Ligerbomb sets up a super rana and that’s enough for Liger’s 6th IWGP Junior Heavyweight title. He does manage a corkscrew quebrada, this time killing the rail. View production, box office, & company info What's New on Prime Video in June. He also botches his own powerbomb finish although that may have been deliberate, due to tiredness. It’s not the only mistake and the action is pedestrian. Like Kōrakuen, the Dome hosts the Toei Superheroes live shows of the year. When Hulk Hogan came calling whilst holding the WWE championship it seemed churlish not to give him a dream match with The Great Muta on the March 5 1993. This was really embarrassing. Click here for our privacy policy. The stadium opened for business on March 17, 1988. There are moments where Flash doesn’t suck. It wasn’t enough. It’s weird for Sting because during this period he’d go with the flow and let people control him, content he had enough fire in his babyface comebacks to make himself memorable. Hellraisers are the Roadwarriors team minus Animal, who was injured, and with added Kensuke Sasaki (“Power Warrior”), looking lost inside his spikes. Good match. This website uses cookies. I suspect Hashimoto was just happy to go home. XPW springs to mind. This is evident on him hitting a lot of the same moves as Tenryu/Kawada but without the same impact. But then I pretty much skipped everything from the middle of his career, when he was in his prime, so it’s a chance to re-evaluate. After all they jobbed to the horrendous unit of Norton & Halme before the Hellraisers beat Norton & Halme on the tour before the Dome show. He’s the definition of a guy who should be hidden away in tag teams, which is incidentally the best use of Ron Simmons too. I would have loved to have seen Koshinaka get the spot, seeing as he worked for both companies, but it wouldn’t have the same heat. I didn’t care for 2/3rds of the entire match but when it was firing, this match was pretty damn awesome. It’s painful to see Ultimo try to operate on Liger’s level. Be the first to rate this game! Last Event December 7, 2020 Monday Night RAW results, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship, https://prowrestling.fandom.com/wiki/Fantastic_Story_in_Tokyo_Dome?oldid=1624031. Furious Flashbacks: New Japan Fantastic Story in Tokyo Dome. Aoyagi rather proves himself inferior in the role with some weak strikes and a dreadful spin kick. Normally the Steiners just bully their opponents but they can’t do that here because Hawk won’t let himself look weak (does he ever?) You can also follow me on Twitter @ArnoldFurious, Furious Flashbacks, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Arnold Furious. Where Ishikawa succeeds is by differentiating himself from the New Japan guys and specifically using AJPW-esque Strong Style. It looks like we don't have any Plot Summaries for this title yet. There’s something very satisfying about watching Tenryu get mashed. So, as per usual, it was back on the horse and back into the Dome for the 1993 version of the show. 1994 Fantastic Story in Tokyo Dome took place on January 4, 1993 in the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. They switch targets to Aoyagi because he can take bumps but honestly, if I was picking someone off for heat it’d be young Akitoshi Saito. I’m not even sure where he was aiming for. 1992 I was expecting a bit more from this but it was an energised mess. And yet the scattering of negative star matches hasn’t put me off watching far worse promotions than this. Fantastic Story in Tokyo Dome the following year was another sell out. You have to travel miles for that kind of thing back home! Fujinami kicks Ishikawa in the head a few times, channelling Inoki, and finishes with the Dragon Sleeper. I feel bad for Hashimoto who blatantly tries to turn this match into something it’s not…good. Every time he’s in there the first thing he does is an Irish Whip. They follow that with a SICK spot at ringside where Hawk tries to lariat Scott of Sasaki’s shoulders, which sends him spilling over the rail and both guys stay down hurt for the count out. Incidentally if you want to see a Liger match where he does hardly any trademark stuff and just gets by on how goddamn awesome he is, it’s this one. Raging Staff is the continuation of Blond Outlaws under a new name with the addition of Super Strong Machine, who teamed with them anyway. Another title unification bout, this time for the IWGP and NWA titles, two of the most prestigious belts at the time. Tableware, sake set, green tea pot, dish, bowl and art. Hase is solid on offence so the match just flies by with Sting taking a kicking. The Steiner Brothers. NJ FANTASTIC STORY in Tokyo Dome Commercial Tape Part 2 1/4/93 Tokyo Dome Power Struggle of 8 Men: Koshinaka/Great Kabuki/Aoyagi/Akitoshi Saito vs. Super Strong Machine/Hiro Saito/Norio Honaga/Tatsu Goto Ron Simmons vs. Tony Halme IWGP Junior Title: … I can only assume he was injured on the powerbomb because he didn’t budge afterward. He’s a man of many skills. Game Info Game: Shin Nihon Pro Wresling - Chou Senshi in Tokyo Dome - Fantastic Story (Japan) File Name: Shin Nihon Pro Wresling - Chou Senshi in Tokyo Dome - Fantastic Story (Japan).zip File Size: 0.00 B Genre: Fighting/Beat 'Em Up System: Super Nintendo Downloads: 194 Rating: None yet. Action, Drama, Sport | Video 4 January 1993 Add a Plot » Director: Seiji Sakaguchi (co-director) Added to Watchlist. The crowd made the match better than it was but the wrestlers had great intensity, which helped matters. Tokyo Dome's original … Liger makes a point of not only wrestling circles around Ultimo but also putting over his lucha moves by bumping them clean and crisp. This is a very early big match for Akitoshi Saito, who’s still wearing a gi as he was trained by karate guy Aoyagi. 01993-01-04January 4, 1993 Heisei Ishingun (Shiro Koshinaka, Great Kabuki, Akitoshi Saito & Masashi Aoyagi) vs. The shop is located in Ebisu Tokyo. 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