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BEST OF JAPAN TV
Best Of Japan TV July - August 2001 7-7 Chono/Fujinami/Nakanishi v Kojima/Tenzan/Ohara Gedo/Jedo v Liger/Inoue Nagata v Yoshie 7-14 Gedo/Jedo/Candido v Samurai/Casas/Shibata Tanaka/Liger v Saito/Akira 7-28 Chono v Muto Fujita v Frye Muto v Williams (AJ Budokan) 8-10 G1 Nagata v Murakami Liger v Kojima Muto v Kojima 8-12 Murakami v Yasuda Liger v Inoue Muto v Yasuda Chono v Nagata (G1 Semi Final) Muto v Nagata (G1 Final) 8-18 Morgan/Modest v Aki Saito/Shiga (NOAH) 8-16 Misawa v Akiyama (NOAH) Morgan v Kanemaru (NOAH) 8-18 Misawa/Ogawa/Sano v Omori/Asako/Seguira (NOAH) Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good Best Of Japan TV May - July 2001 19/5 - 9/6 Super J 2001 Vol 8 Liger/Wagner/Shocker(does English promo)/Silver King/Makabe/Tanaka/Candido/Samurai/Akira 23 - 30/6 Kawada v Kojima Muto v Hase Fujita v Nagata Casas/Gedo/Jado v Liger/Inoue/Shibata Tanaka v Kakihara 22/6 Akiyama/A Saito v Omori/Seguira Kanemoto v Spellbinder 8/6 Muto v Tenryu (Triple Crown Change ) 1/7 Toryumon PPV Dragon Kid/Ryo Saito/Ricky Marvin v S Mochizuki/Kanda/Darkness Dragon Cima/Judo Suwa/Big Fuji v Sasuke/Hamada/Tiger Mask Tokyo Magnum v M Mochizuki Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good Best Of Japan TV April - May 2001 18/4 Zero1 #2 Takaiwa v Marufuji 4**** Otsuka v Suguira Hasimoto/Yasuda v Honda/Inoue Misawa/Rikio v Ogawa/Murakami 9/4 Liger-Murakami angle Choshu/Koshinaka v Kawada/Fuchi Nagata v Nakanishi Chono/Tenzan/Kojima v Kea/Shinzaki/Muto Fujita v Norton Sasaki v Hashimoto Liger v Murakami match 21/4 Iizuka v Tanaka Yoshie v Makabe 28/4 Nagata/Iizuka/Nishimura v Kojima/Tenzan/Chono Samurai v Delfin Tanaka v Murahama 5/5 Liger/Samurai v Wagner/Silver King Muto/Kae/Hase v Chono/Tenzan/Kojima Ogawa/Murakami v Chono/Nakanishi Tanaka v Ka Shin Shibata/Makabe v Inoue/Takanishi Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV OCT - DEC 2000 10-21 Takaiwa -v- Kanemoto Tenzan/Kojima -v- Nagata/Nakanishi 10-28 Liger -v- Delfin 11-4 Liger -v- Takaiwa Team 2000 -v- G Eggs 11-6 Osaka Pro-Features Delfin -v- Murahama Tsubasa/Yakushiji/Hoshikawa -v- Qualtt/Black Buffalo/Dick Togo 11-11 Tanaka/Kanemoto -v- Wagner/Takaiwa 11-18 Kanemoto -v- Liger 12-2 Liger/Samurai/Ka Shin -v- Romeo/Tanaka/Kanemoto 12-9 Tag Tournament Tenzan/Kojima -v- Yoshie/Nakanishi Iizuka/Nagata -v- Norton/Chono Kanemoto/Tanaka -v- Ka Shin/Super Strong Ka Shin (Takaiwa) Iizuka/Nagata -v- Tenzan/Kojima 12-16 Nagata/Nakanishi/Yoshie -v- Iizuka/Hirata/Suzuki Liger/Samurai -v- Makabe/Takaiwa Sasake -v- Ohara Tanaka -v- Akira Tenzan/Kojima -v- Chono/Goto 1980 Sheik/Great Mephisto -v- Tor Kamata/Abdullah Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JULY - OCT 2000 7-14 Takashi Iizuka -v- Yuji Nagata Manabu Nakanishi -v- Hiroyoshi Tenzan Kensuke Sasaki -v- Yuji Nagata Kensuke Sasaki -v- Manabu Nakanishi Manami Toyota -v- Eagle Sawai Etsuko Mita/Mima Shimoda -v- Momoe Nakanishi/Nanae Takahashi 9-15 Chigusa Nagayo/Lioness Aska -v- Aja Kong/Dynamite Kansai 9-17 Manami Toyota -v- Kaoru Ito Sabu-Onita XPW Press Conference "High Concept Comedy" (copyright 2000 Bob Barnett) 10-18 Toshiaki Kawada -v- Kensuke Sasaki 10-9 Shiro Koshinaka/Masa Fuchi -v- Mr T/Masahiro Chono Shinya Hashimoto -v- Tatsumi Fujinami 9-23 Yuji Nagata/Kensuke Sasaki/Jushin Liger -v- Satoshi Kojima/Masahiro Chono/Don Frye Kendo Ka Shin -v- Tatsuhito Takaiwa Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV MAY - AUG 2000 5-29 Fukuda Tribute H Saito/Goto/Ohara -v- Otani/Kanemoto/Takaiwa 5-6 Otani/Kanemoto/Ohara/Goto/Iizuka -v- Liger/Yoshie/Ka Shin/Sasaki/Koshinaka 5-20 Ka Shin/Otani/Kanemoto/Takaiwa -v- Liger/Tanaka/Cima/Fuji Muta -v- Power Warrior 5-24 Otani -v- Fujita Nagata -v- Iizuka Chono/Kojima/Tenzan v Liger/Sasaki/Nishimura 6-7 Misawa/Ogawa -v- Mossman/Akiyama 6-21 Kawada/Taue -v- Ace/Barton 6-14 Kobashi/Shiga -v- Mossman/Akiyama 7-1 Otani -v- Takaiwa Wagner -v- Kid Romeo Samurai -v- Ueda Ka Shin -v- Kanemoto Otani/Takaiwa -v- Tanaka/Kanemoto 7-8 Liger/Ka Shin -v- Otani/Kanemoto 7-15 Liger/Ka Shin -v- Sasuke/Hamada 8-5 Liger -v- Takaiwa Choshu -v- Onita (Exploding barb wire match-Bad Garbage) 6-20-99 Honma -v- Yamakawa (Good Garbage) 2-00 Manimi Toyota -v- Kyoko Inoue Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV APRIL - MAY 2000 4-7-00 Tokyo Dome Lizuka -v- Murakami Chono -v- Muta Sasaki -v- Liger Ogawa -v- Hashimoto Ka Shin -v- Nagata Frye -v- Kanemoto Otani -v- Kojima 4-5 Misawa -v- Kawada 4-12 Misawa/Ogawa/Ikeda -v- Kobashi/Shiga/Kikuchi 4-19 Kobashi -v- Misawa Ace/Barton -v- Akiyama/Mossman 4-26 Kobashi -v- Omori 5-24 Jumbo Tsuruta Special Funeral and clips Interviews with Stan Hanson and Steve Williams Edited Hightlights of Tsuruta -v- Robinson 1977, -v- Slater 1980, -v- Tenryu 1989 Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JAN - MARCH 2000 1-23 Vader -v- Akiyama 1-30 Williams -v- Barton Misawa/Akiyama -v- Vader/Taue 2-20 Vader -v- Kawada Kobashi -v- Williams 2-27 Kobashi -v- Vader Misawa -v- Taue 2-5 Ka Shin/Tanaka -v- Liger/Samurai Hash/Iizuka -v- Nakanishi/Nagata 2-12 Akira -v- Saito 2-19 Otani/Takaiwa -v- Ka Shin/Wagner Liger -v- Tanaka 2-26 Frye -v- Sasaki 3-4 Liger/Ka Shin -v- Otani/Kanemoto Nakanishi/Iizuka/Hash/Fujinami/Sasaki -v- Tenzan/Kojima/Chono/Frye/Super J 3-18 Kanemoto/Otani/Casas/Perro Jr and Sr -v- Liger/Samurai/Ka Shin/Hamada/Wagner Liger -v- Samurai 3-4 Vader/Williams -v- Kobashi/Akiyama 3-12 Akiyama -v- Misawa Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV NOV 99 - JAN 2000 1-8-00 Toryumon New Years Special Magnum -v- Cima Saito -v- Kawaguchi Makoto -v- Taru 11-20 Otani/Kanemoto -v- Liger/Samurai 3 1/2* 11-27 Liger/Kido -v- Kanemoto/Koshinaka 3 1/4* Otani -v- Ka Shin 3* Tenryu/Nakanishi -v- Sasaki/Fujita Muto/Kojima -v- Chono/Akira 3 1/4* "JUICE" 12-4 Samurai/Tanaka/Ka Shin -v- Otani/Kanemoto/Takaiwa 12-11 Ka Shin/Wagner -v- Otani/Kanemoto 3 1/2* 12-18 Tanaka/Wagner/Ka Shin -v- Otani/Kanemoto/Takaiwa 3 1/2* 12-25 Kojima/Tenzan -v- Frye/Chono 3 1/4* Tenryu -v- Muto 4 1/2* 1-4-00 DOME Ogawa/Murakami -v- Hashimoto/Iizuka 4* Chono -v- Muto 3* Liger -v- kanemoto Sasaki -v- Tenryu 3* Otani/Takaiwa -v- Ka Shin/Tanaka 1-23 Kawada -v- Kobashi 4 1/2* Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV SEPT - NOV 99 9-26-99 Ogawa -v- Scorpio 3 1/2*** 10-24-99 Sasaki -v- Tenryu 3 3/4*** Frye/Chono -v- Kojima/Norton 10-31-99 Otani/Takaiwa -v- Kanemoto/Tanaka 4 3/4**** 11-6-99 Malenko -v- Kanemoto 3 1/2**** Benoit -v- Liger 4**** Muto/Kojima -v- Koshinaka/Nagata 4**** 11-13-99 Liger/Benoit -v- Otani/Takaiwa 4 1/2**** Chono/NWO Sting -v- Muto/Tenzan 3 1/2*** 10-24-99 Kobashi/Akiyama -v- Misawa/Ogawa 5**** (WON Tag Match of the year) 10-31-99 Vader v Misawa -v- 1/4**** Kobashi/Akiyama -v- Omori/Takayama 4 1/2**** 11-7-99 Shinzaki -v- Omori 3 1/2*** NJ Vol 60 Comml Release 7-5-99 Kanmeoto -v- Takaiwa 8-10-99 Otani -v- Nagata 9-13-99 Kanemoto -v- Samurai 9-16-99 Otani -v- Ka Shin 6-25-99 Ka Shin -v- Takaiwa Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JULY - AUGUST 99 6-27-99 Ogawa -v- Shiga 8-1-99 Misawa -v- Kawada 8-8-99 Kobashi/Akiyama -v- Vader/Albright Ogawa/Kakihara -v- J Smith/Shinzaki Taue -v- Oulett 8-15-99 Kawada -v- Takayama Kawada/Taue -v- Vader/Mossman 7-3-99 Muto/Kojima -v- Frye/Chono Hashimoto/Nakanishi -v- Nagata/Fujinami Ohara/Goto -v- Sasake/Koshinaka 7-10-99 Kanemoto -v- Tanaka Otani/Takaiwa -v- Liger/Wagner Hashimoto/Meng/Yasuda/Nagata -v- Muto/Tenzan/Kojima/Norton 7-24-99 Liger/Samurai -v- Kanemoto/Wagner 7-31-99 Otani/Takaiwa -v- Sasuke/Liger Sapporo Memories 8-7-99 Junior Battle Royal Ohara/Goto -v- Kimura/Koshinaka Onita/Chono/Akira -v- Muto/Tenzan/H Saito 8-14-99 G-1 Special-Hashimoto -v- Tenzan Chono -v- Koshinaka Nagata -v- Kojima Muto -v- Fujinami Yasuda -v- Fujinami Sasake -v- Kojima Muto -v- Nagata Chono -v- Hashimoto 8-15-99 G-1 Final Muto -v- Nakanishi Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV MAY - JULY 99 5-22-99 Muto/Tenzan/Kojima -v- Nagata/Yasuda/Koshinaka 5-29-99 Otani -v- Orihara Muto/Tenzan -v- Tenryu/Fujinami 6-5-99 Frye/Chono/NWO Sting -v- Muto/Tenzan/Kojima Otani -v- Tanaka Liger -v- Kanemoto 6-19-99 Chono/Frye/NWO Sting -v- Sasaki/Johnston/Nagata Muto/Kojima -v- Koshinaka/Fujinami Tanaka -v- Orihara Liger -v- Takaiwa 6-26-99 Owen Hart Tribute Hashimoto -v- Tenryu Ka Shin -v- Kanemoto 5-30-99 Misawa/Kakihara -v- Takayama/Omori 6-6-99 Kobashi/Kawada -v- Misawa/Taue 6-13-99 Misawa -v- Kobashi 6-20-99 Kawada/Taue -v- Omori/Takayama 9-1-87 Inoki -v- Saito (Jungle Island Death Match) 8-31-87 Hansen -v- Yatsu w run-in by Austin Idol Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV MAR - APR 99 3-6-99 Sasaki -v- Muto 3-13-99 Onita/Chono angle Sasaki/Koshinaka -v- Muto/Kojima 3-20-99 Muto/Kojima -v- Nagata/Yamazaki Kanemoto -v- Liger 4 1/2**** 3-27-99 Sasaki/Nagata -v- Muto/Kojima Wagner/Ka Shin -v- Hamada/Samurai 3-14-99 Tsuruta Retrospective (Classic Matches) Kobashi/Akiyama -v- Misawa/Ogawa 4 3/4**** 3-28-99 Akiyama -v- Taue 4-4-99 Vader -v- Misawa 4-3-99 Sasaki/Koshinaka -v- Tenzan/Kojima(title change) 4-10/24-99 Dome Show w Onita Onita -v- Chono Kanemoto -v- Otani Sasaki/Koshinaka -v- Tenryu/Fujinami Muto -v- Frye Kojima/Tenzan -v- Nagata/Nakanishi Takaiwa -v- Tanaka(BattleArts) Yamazaki/Akira -v- Otsuka/Ishikawa(BattleArts) Great Sasuke/Liger -v- Wagner/Ka Shin-title change Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JAN - MAR 99 1-17 Vader -v- Kobashi 4 1/2**** 1-24 Kawada -v- Misawa 4 1/2**** (Kawada breaks his arm at 8:30, and continuously manipulates the bone in place, before pinning Misawa-Triple Crown) 1-31 Kobashi/Akiyama/Shinzaki -v- Vader/Takayama/Kakihara Ogawa -v- Kakihara 2-7 Baba retrospective-Amazing show with tons of rare clips from the 60's to the 90's 1-30 Otani -v- Liger Sasaki -v- Nagata 2-7 Wagner/Ka Shin -v- Liger/Samurai 2-13 Kojima/Tenzan -v- Nagata/Nakanishi 2-20 Wagner -v- Liger 2-27 Wagner/Ka Shin -v- Otani/Takaiwa 2-27 Kojima -v- Sasaki 4**** Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV NOV 98 - JAN 99 11-28-98 Otani/Kanemoto/Takaiwa -v- Wagner/Ka Shin/Liger Tenryu/Koshinaka -v- Muto/Kojima 12-5-98 Otani/Takaiwa -v- Samurai/Liger Yamazaki/Sasaki -v- Fujinami/Hashimoto 12-19-98 Liger -v- Takaiwa 4 1/4**** Muto/Kojima -v- Sasaki/Yamazaki Fujinami/Hashimoto -v- Tenryu/Koshinaka 12-26-98 Frye -v- Nagata Kojima/Muto -v- Tenryu/Koshinaka 4**** Kojima/Muto -v- Fujinami/Hashimoto 1-4-99 New Japan Dome TV Special Sasaki -v- Onita Takaiwa/Otani -v- Wagner/Ka Shin Liger -v- Kanemoto Frye -v- Johnston Hashimoto -v- Ogawa ("shoot" angle w Choshu) Kojima/Tenzan -v- Tenryu/Koshinaka Norton -v- Muto 12-6-98 Kobashi/Akiyama -v- Hansen/Vader Misawa/Ogawa/Kakihara -v- Kawada/Taue/Takayama 12-13-98 Misawa/Ogawa -v- Kobashi/Akiyama Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV SEPT - NOV 98 9-29-98 Liger/Samurai -v- Otani/Takaiwa 10-3-98 Frye/Johnston -v- Fujinami/A. Saito Liger/Ka Shin -v- Otani/Takaiwa Sasaki/Nagata -v- Hashimoto/Yamazaki 10-10-98 Sasaki/Yamazaki -v- Frye/Meindert Otani/Takaiwa -v- Guerrero/Jericho 10-17-98 Hayashi -v- Liger 10-24-98 Liger/Samurai/Ka Shin -v- Otani/Takaiwa/Kanemoto 10-31-98 Frye -v- A. Saito Kanemoto -v- Sasuke Liger/Ka Shin -v- Otani/Takaiwa Muto/Tenzan -v- Tenryu/Koshinaka 11-7-98 Otani/Takaiwa -v- Ka Shin/Kanemoto Liger -v- Samurai Nagata/Hashimoto -v- Kojima/Muto 11-14-98 Liger/Samurai/Wagner -v- Otani/Takaiwa/Kanemoto NWO Sting/Muto/Kojima -v- Fujinami/Hashimoto/Nagata 11-21-98 Ka Shin -v- Wagner Kanemoto -v- Takaiwa Otani -v- Liger Tenryu/Koshinaka/A. Saito -v- Muto/Kojima/Adams 11-15-98 AJ Tag Tourney Intro-Vader returns to Japan Misawa/Ogawa -v- Vader/Hansen 11-22-98 Vader/Hansen -v- Kobashi/Akiyama Bart Gunn/Ace -v- Misawa/Ogawa 11-29-98 Kawada/Taue -v- Gunn/Ace Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Ok BEST OF JAPAN TV AUG - NOV 98 9-98 Liger/Samurai -v- Ka Shin/Takaiwa Takaiwa -v- Samurai Otani -v- Kanemoto (5*****) Ka Shin -v- Liger Liger/Samurai -v- Otani/Kanemoto 2-8-98 Kawada/Inoue -v- Kobashi/Mossman 13-9-98 Kobashi -v- Taue (4 1/4****) 20-9-98 Akiyama -v- Ogawa 27-9-98 Kawada -v- Kakihara 11-10-98 Kawada/Taue -v- Kobashi/Akiyama 1-11-98 Misawa -v- Kobashi (Misawa wins Triple Crown again)(5*****) 5-9-98 IWGP Jr Tag Tournament (All 4* and above) Kanemoto/Wagner -v- Ka Shin/Yusuroaka Otani/Takaiwa -v- Liger/Samurai Otani/Takaiwa -v- Kanemoto/Wagner 12-9-98 Nakanishi/Kojima -v- Nagata/Fujita Sasuke -v- Liger 19-9-98 Sasuke -v- Liger Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Ok BEST OF JAPAN TV MAY - JUNE 97 5-10 DOME Liger/Fujiwara v Inoki/Tiger King (Sayama) Hashimoto v Ogawa 5-11 Akiyama/Honda v Taue/M Inoue 5-17 Hall/Nash/Chono v Muto/Steiners 5-18 Williams/LaCrosse v Misawa/Akiyama 5-24 Koshinaka v Kimura Togo/Teoh/Nakajima/Otani/Kanemoto v Sasuke/Honaga/Samurai/Hamada/Delfin 5-25 Sabu/Van Dam v Ogawa/Shiga 5-31 Super Juniors Hilites 6-1 Kobashi/Ace v Taue/Kawada 6-7 Super Juniors Hilites 6-8 Misawa v Kawada 6-22 Muto v Hashimoto 6-23 Hayabusa/Akiyama v Omori/Shiga Akiyama v Misawa 6-28 Liger/Jericho/Wagner/Naniwa v Otani/Takaiwa/Nakajima/Tajiri Kanemoto v Samurai (Great STIFF match) Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV FEB - APRIL 97 10-96 Liger -v- Muta (NJ comml tape) Liger becomes Muta 12-11-96 K Inoue -v- Toyota (title change) 10-96 Sasuke and Sayama as Crimebusters (Michinoku comml tape) 2-8-97 Otani/Kanemoto/Takaiwa -v- Liger/Samurai/Honaga 4 1/2**** 2-15-97 Otani/Kanemoto -v- Liger/Samurai 4 1/4**** Fujinami/Kimura -v- Hirata/Muto 3 1/2*** 2-22-97 Kanemoto -v- Michinoku 4**** Liger -v- Otani 4 3/4**** 3-1-97 Liger -v- Kanemoto 4 3/4**** 3-15-97 Liger/Benoit/Samurai -v- Takaiwa/Otani/Kanemoto 4 1/4**** 3-16-97 Akiyama/Shiga -v- Kobashi/Kanemaru 3-22-97 Fujinami/Kimura -v- Koshinaka/T Goto 4**** 3-23-97 Joe Higuchi retires as AJ ref-CLIPS 3-29-97 Liger/Benoit -v- Takaiwa/Otani 4 1/2**** Choshu/Yamazaki -v- Muto/Regal 3-30-97 Kawada -v- Misawa 4-5-97 Norton -v- Hashimoto Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV DEC 96 - FEB 97 21/12/96 Ohtani/Kanemoto -v- Liger/Honaga 28/12/96 Hashimoto -v- Nakinishi 29/12/96 Williams/Ace -v- Misawa/Akiyama 5/1/97 Nakamaki -v- Chono Jushin Liger -v- Ultimo Dragon Hashimoto -v- Choshu 18/1/97 Ohtani -v- Tajiri 19/1/97 Williams/Ace -v- Kawada/Akira Taue 25/1/97 Ohtani/Kanemoto -v- El Samurai/Riger 1/2/97 New Japan Stars -v- Heisie Ishingun Stars (10 Man Tag Match) Jericho/Kanemoto -v- Liger/Samurai 2/2/97 Misawa -v- Kobashi ***** 11/1/97 Aja Kong sends Tamura to hospital (AJW) Manami Toyota -v- Tamada (AJW) 9/12/96 Dick Togo/Mens Teoh/Taka Michinoku/Shoichi Funaki/Shiryu -v- Great Sasuke/Super Delfin/Gran Naniwa/Tiger Mask/Gran Hamada 11/12/96 Terry Funk/Headhunters/Hisakatsu Oya -v- Atsushi Onita/Mr Pogo/Tanaka/Tetsuhiro Kuroda (FMW) Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV OCT - DEC 96 19/10/96 Jushin Liger/Muto/Rick Steiner -v- Masahiro Chono/Tenzan/Hiro Saito 26/10/96 Kazuo Yamazaki/Takayuki Iizuka -v- Chono/Tenzan Muto/Rick Steiner-v-Riki Choshu/Kensuke Sasaki 9/11/96 Shinjiro Ohtani/Nagata -v- El Samurai/Jushin Liger Muto/Rick Steiner -v- Kojima/Nakanishi Shinya Hashimoto/Scott Norton -v- Chono/Tenzan 10/11/96 Rob Van Dam -v- Tsuyoshi Kikuchi 16/11/96 Jushin Liger -v- Norio Honaga Nakanishi/Sasaki/Kojima -v- Hashimoto/Hirata/Scott Norton Muto/Rick Steiner -v- Chono/Tenzan 17/11/96 Steve Williams/Johnny Ace -v- Misawa/Jun Akiyama 23/11/96 Muto/Rick Steiner -v- Scott Norton/Hashimoto 24/11/96 Sabu/Gary Albright -v- Stan Hansen/Takao Omori Williams/Ace -v- Kawada/Akira Taue Misawa/Jun Akiyama -v- Patriot/Kobashi 1/12/96 Sabu/Albright -v- Patriot/Kobashi Kawada/Akira Taue -v- Misawa/Akiyama 8/12/96 Misawa/Jun Akiyama -v- Kawada/Akira Taue (Tag Team Tournament Final/Match of the Year candidate) 7/12/96 El Samurai/Liger -v- Shinjiro Ohtani/Koji Kanemoto 19/11/96 Chapparita Asari/Etsuko Mita/Mima Shimoda -v- Mariko Yoshida/Kaoru Ito/Tamura (AJW) Manami Toyota/Kyoko Inoue -v- Yumiko Hotta/Aja Kong (AJW) Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV AUG - SEPT 96 8-10-96 Muto -v- Yamazaki Choshu -v- Hashimoto 8-17-96 Muto -v- Kojima Koshinaka -v- Yamazaki Chono -v- Koshinaka Tenzan -v- Hashimoto 8-24-96 Sasake -v- Choshu Muto -v- Koshinaka 8-31-96 Kojima -v- Koshinaka Chono -v- Muto Chono -v- Choshu 9-7-96 Dragon -v- Liger Sasuke -v- Motegi Hamada -v- Samurai Casas -v- Otani 9-8-96 Ace/Williams -v- Akiyama/Misawa (title change) 9-14-96 Otani -v- Dragon Sasuke -v- Samurai Sasuke (fractures skull) -v- Dragon (final- Sasuke fractures skull) 9-15-96 Kobashi -v- Hansen Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JULY - AUG 96 6/6/96 Jushin Liger -v- Togo Motei Michinoku -v- Super Delfin Shijiro Ohtani -v- Sakaruba Great Sasuke -v- Black Tiger Eddy Guerrero (IWGP Jr. Title) 7/7/96 Kawada/Kikuchi -v- Albright/Rob Van Dam Hansen/Duncum -v- Taue/Omori 14/7/96 Hashimoto/Hirata/Jushin Liger -v- Chono/Tenzan/Saito Hawk/Animal/Kensuke Sasaki -v- Muto/Riki Choshu/Kojima Misawa/Akiyama -v- Kawada/Akira Taue (PWF Tag Title) Chapparita Asari -v- Tamada (WWA Jr. Title *****) Manami Toyota/Mima Shimoda -v- Kyoko Inoue/Takako Inoue 27/7/96 Chono/Tenzan -v- Kazuo Yamazaki/Takayuki Iizuka (IWGP Tag Title) 28/7/96 Kenta Kobashi -v- Akira Taue (Triple Crown Title Change) 3/8/96 Hashimoto -v- Ric Flair (IWGP Heavyweight Title) 4/8/96 Kawada -v- Albright Steve Williams/Johnny Ace/Satoru Asako -v- Stan Hansen/Patriot/Johnny Smith Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JUNE 96 2/6/96 Toshiaki Kawada -v- Kenta Kobashi Akira Taue -v- Mitsuhara Misawa (Triple Crown Title) 3/6/96 Nagata/Kazuo Yamazaki -v- Shinya Hashimoto/Shinjiro Ohtani Sasuke/Hirata -v- Chono/Tenzan Black Tiger -v- El Samurai Chris Benoit -v- El Samurai Jushin Liger -v- Norio Honaga 8/6/96 Takaiwa -v- Samurai Ohtani -v- Black Tiger Hashimoto/Hirata/Nishimura -v- Kazuo Yamazaki/Takayuki Iizuka/Nakata 9/6/96 Akira Taue -v- Toshiaki Kawada (Triple Crown Title) 7/6/96 Mitsuhara Misawa/Jun Akiyama -v- Steve Williams/Johnny Ace (PWF Tag Team Title #1 match in 1996 *****) 29/6/96 Black Tiger -v- Chris Benoit Jushin Liger -v- El Samurai Hashimoto -v- Kojima Hashimoto/Hirata -v- Yamazaki/Takayuki Iizuka Jushin Liger -v- Eddie Guerrero (Super Jr Final) 30/6/96 Misawa/Akiyama -v- Kenta Kobashi/Dyett (PWF Tag Tile) Steve Williams -v- Manukea Mossman Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV APRIL - MAY 96 14/4/96 Honda -v- Williams Albright -v- Akiyama 20/4/96 Fujinami/Koshinaka -v- Muto/Sasaki 21/4/96 Williams -v- Taue (Carnival Final) 27/4/96 Otani/Kanemoto/Michinoku -v- Hamada/Liger/Samurai 28/5/96 Ace/Albright/Kawada -v- Misawa/Akiyama/Kobashi 5/5/96 Kroffat/Furnas -v- Patriot/Mossman 6/5/96 Liger -v- Sasuke Hashimoto -v- Takada 11/5/96 Tenryu -v- Fujinami Muta -v- Shinzaki 12/5/96 AJ Hilites 19/5/96 Kong/Watanabe -v- Toyota/Ito 26/5/96 Akiyama/Misawa -v- Taue/Kawada 25/5/96 Ohara/Koshinaka -v- Tenzan/Chono Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JAN - MAY 95 1-24-95 Misawa/Kobashi -v- Kawada/Taue(comml. 70 min) 4-8-95 Choshu/Ilashimoto/Iizuka -v- H Saito/Tenzan/Chono 4-22-95 Benoit/Otani -v- Kanemoto/Hamada Chono/H Saito -v- Hashimoto/Nagata 4-29-95 Flair -v- Inoki from North Korea Muto -v- Tenzan Hashimoto -v- Regal 4-30-95 Hansen/Kobashi/Akiyama -v- Kawada/Ace/Omori 5-6-95 Otani -v- Kanemoto Chono/H Saito -v- Hashimoto/Nakanishi 5-7-95 Baba/Shiga/Kikuchi -v- Kroffat/Furnas/Eagle 5-13-95 FUKUOKA Choshu/Tenryu -v- Kitao/Inoki 5-13-95 Kobashi -v- Kawada Hilites Destroyer -v- Rikidozan clip-1962 Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV MAY - SEP 93 5/5/93 Sabu/Sheik -v- Looser/Hannibal Terry Funk -v- Atsushi Onita (No Rope Explosive Barbed Wire) 1/9/93 Bull Nakano/Suzuka Minami/Mima Shimoda/Bat Yoshinaga/Etsuko Mita (AJW Team) -v- Leo Kitamura/Eagle Sawai/Harly Saito/Miki Hanada/Yukari Osawa (LLPW Team) Kandori -v- K. Inoue Rumi Kazama -v- Akira Hokuto 5/9/93 Kenta Kobashi -v- Steve Williams (Last 11 mins only) 7/8/93 Dynamite Kansai/Hikari Fukuoka/Cutie Suzuki/Mayumi Ozaki (JWP Team) -v- Aja Kong/Hasegawa/K. Inoue/I. Inoue (AJW Team) (1 hour ***** match) 12/9/93 Kenta Kobashi -v- Patriot Misawa Retrospective Misawa -v- Williams (Triple Crown Hwt Title) 19/9/93 Kawada/Taue -v- Hansen/DiBiase (Triple Crown Tag Title) Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV APRIL - MAY 93 11-7-86 Dump Matsumoto -v- Chigusa Nagayo (classic 2nd hair versus hair bloodbath) 4-24-93 Ultimo Dragon/ Honaga -v- Liger/Samurai Choshu -v- Tenryu 4-25-93 Kawada -v- Kobashi Hansen -v- Taue Gordy -v- Misawa Furnas -v- Patriot Williams -v- Kroffat 4-28-93 DREAMSLAM 1 (4-2) Hotta -v- Kansai UWP) Hokuto -v- Kandori (LLPW) 5-1-93 Fujinami/Kido -v- Machine/Takano Chono/Nogami -v- Power Warriors 5-2-93 Hansen -v- Misawa (Carnival final) 5-8-93 FUKUOKA DOME-Part 1 Hase -v- Fujiwara Hogan -v- Muta Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV MAY 93 5-9-93 Kawada retrospective Kawada's final face match Taue/Fuchi/Ogawa -v- Kobashi/Kawada/Kikuchi 4-11-93 Dreamslam II Main Event Rematch of 1992 Japan match of the year handheld version Toyota/Yamada -v- Kansai/Ozaki 5-15-93 FUKUOKA DOME Part 2 Liger -v- Tiger Mask Tenryu/Choshu -v- Inoki/Fujinami 5-16-93 Kobashi/Kikuchi -v- Taue/Kawada FUKUOKA DOME Part 3 5-29-93 10 Man Skinheads -v- New Japan Norton -v- Sting (stopped by JUICE) Chono/Hashimoto -v- Hellraisers 5-30-93 Kroffat -v- Fuchi Williams -v- Kawada Hansen -v- Misawa WINGS The new King of juice (2 matches) Kanimura -v- Mr Pogo Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV MAY - JULY 93 1-9-93 Akiyama -v- Williams Gordy/Slinger -v- Fuchi/Taue Hansen/Masters -v- Misawa/Kawada Battle Royal 1-10-93 Hansen/Masters squash Fulton/Rogers Misawa/Kawada/Kikuchi -v- Akiyama/Fuchi/Taue Dome Pts. 2 & 3 1-23-93 Sting -v- Hase Highlights-6 man WAR -v- NJ, Skinheads -v- Raging Staff Rhodes/Norton -v- Saito/Hashimoto Ishikawa -v- Fujinami 1-30-93 Liger -v- Ultimo Dragon Chono -v- Muta 1-17-93 Kikuchi/Kawada -v- Ryuma/Ogawa Misawa/Kobashi -v- Taue/Fuchi 1-24-93 Ogawa -v- Fulton Taue/Akiyama -v- Kawada/Kikuchi Misawa/Kobashi -v- Gordy/Williams Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV MAY - JUNE 93 8-85 Jaguar Yakota -v- Lioness Asuka (AJW Match of the 80's) 5-23-93 Gordy/Williams -v- Kawada/Taue 5-6-93 UWF Highlights Vader Debuts Albright -v- Koslowski Takada -v- Severn 6-12-93 Halme/Eaton -v- Iizuka/Chono Muto/Nogami -v- Kabuki/Saito Hashimoto/Fujinami -v- Kimura/Koshinaka Jr. Hvywt. Tourney Highlights, incl. Lightning Kid -v- Eddy Guerrero 6-13-93 Taue/Kawada -v- Misawa/Kobashi 6-8-93 Gordy -v- Kobashi 6-19-93 Earthquake/Haku -v- Hellraisers WAR/Raging Staff -v- NJ Front Office Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV FEB - MAY 93 WINGS Headhunters/Pogo -v- Matsunaga (Fire Match) FMW Onita -v- Tiger Jeet Singh 2-20-93 Raging Staff -v- Liger/Hase/lizuka/Kanemoto Kimura/Koshinaka/Kobayashi -v- Nogami/Choshu/Fujinami 2-21-93 Taue/Akiyama/Ogawa -v- Misawa/Kikuchi/Momota Hansen/Rob Van Dam -v- Kawada/Kobashi 2-27-93 Choshu/Nogami -v- Kimura/Koshinaka Muto/Hase -v- Armstrong/Halme 2-28-93 Patriot/Eagle -v- Kobashi/Kikuchi Hansen/Spivey -v- Blackhearts Taue/Fuchi -v- Kawada/Misawa 3-6-93 Muto/Hashimoto/Chono -v- Koshinaka/Kabuki/Kimura Choshu/Kido/Fujinami/lizuka/Hase -v- Tenryu/WAR 3-7-93 Misawa -v- Taue Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV OCT - NOV 92 10-4-92 Hansen/Ace/Roberts -v- Tsuruta/Taue/Ogawa 10-10-92 AJ Special-Tsuruta -v- Tiger Mask Misawa (3-9-88) 10-11-92 Kroffat/Furnas -v- Kobashi/Kikuchi Hansen/Ace -v- Kawada/Misawa Tsuruta/Taue -v- Gordy/Williams 10-18-92 Fuchi -v- Ogawa Hansen/Ace -v- Kawada/Kobashi (Brutal brawl) Misawa -v- Taue 10-25-92 Misterio Jr. (AAA) "Move of the Year' 10-24-92 Samurai/Kanemoto -v- Liger/Yamamoto Skinheads -v- Choshu/Fujinami/Iizuka/Kido 10-25-92 Taue/Ogawa -v- Kikuchi/Akiyama Williams/Spivey -v- Patriot/Kobashi Misawa -v- Kawada "Dream Match" 29 minutes 11-1-9 Kawada -v- Ace Tsuruta/Taie/Ogawa -v- Misawa/Kobashi/Kikuchi 11-7-92 Hase/Sasake -v- Muto/Bigelow Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JULY - AUG 92 7-11-92 Vader/Norton -v- Samoans Benoit -v- Samurai Muto/Hase/Hashimoto -v- Choshu/Sasake/Iizuka 7-12-92 Fuchi/Ogawa -v- Kobashi/Kikuchi 5* Patriot/Slinger -v- Kawada/Misawa 7-17-92 Muto -v- lizuka Hase -v- Sasake Fujinami -v- Richard Byrne 7-18-92 Taue/Fuchi -v- Kawada/Kikuchi Hansen -v- Kobashi 7-20-92 AJW Toyota/Yamada -v- Kong/Inoue 8-1-92 Chono -v- Koshinaka Fujinami/Sasake -v- Hase/Hashimoto (partial) 8-2-92 Taue/Fuchi/Ogawa -v- Kikuchi/Kobashi/Misawa-Kawada (partial) 7-26-92 Hansen/Ace -v- Misawa/Kobashi Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV MAY - JULY 92 5-31-92 Williams/Gordy/Slinger -v- Tsuruta/Taue/Ogawa 5-18-92 Bull Nakano -v- Aja Kong 6-13-92 Liger/Tiger Mask #3 -v- Samurai/Benoit 6-13-92 Muto/Chono -v- Choshu/lizuka 6-14-92 Williams/Gordy/Slinger -v- Misawa/Kawada/Kikuchi Hansen/Ace -v- Tsuruta/Taue 5-31-92 FMW TV Highlights Barbed wire matches Fire match -v- Sheik-ring burns down Cal State LA clip 5-25-92 UWFI (Shoot style) Takada -v- Berbick Gary Albright highlights Takada -v- Albright 6-27-92 Hase welcomes back Sasaki 6-28-92 Misawa/Kobashi -v- Tsuruta/Taue 7-4-92 Liger -v- Samurai (partial) Steiners -v- Bigelow/Vader WINGS Highlights Matsunaga *jumps out of Korakuen balcony *v Pogo in barbed wire baseball bat match *and then gets his head set on fire Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JAN - FEB 92 1-12-92 Tsuruta/Fuchi/Ogawa -v- Misawa/Kobashi/Kawada 1-19-92 Kobashi -v- Billy Black 1-5-92 Misawa/Kobashi -v- Tsuruta/Fuchi 1-26-92 Misawa -v- Fuchi Tsuruta -v- Kawada 2-2-92 Hansen destroys Kikuchi Tsuruta/Taue/Fuchi -v- Misawa/Kobashi/Kawada(26 of Slmin) 2-8-92 Muto/Choshu/Hashimoto -v- Bigelow/Norton/Rambo 2-9-92 Hansen -v- Tsuruta (partial) 2-15-92 Saito -v- Ohara (karate)-JUICE Liger -v- Honaga (Liger separates 3 ribs legit) 2-22-92 Liger -v- Benoit Kimura/Choshu/Saito -v- Nogami/Chono/Hashimoto Koshinaka/Kobayashi -v- Saito/Tachigi (karate) 2-22-92 Muto/Hase -v- Norton/Armstrong 2-23-92 Kroffat/Furnas -v- Kawada/Kikuchi Hansen/Ace -v- Misawa/Kobashi Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV NOV 91 - JAN 92 11-3-91 Fuchi -v- Kroffat Tsuruta -v- Kawada 11-17-91 Misawa/Kawada -v- Hansen/Spivey 11-23-91 Rick Steiner/Norton -v- Hase/Muto 11-24-91 Kobashi/Kikuchi -v- Misawa/Kawada Gordy/Williams -v- Taue/Tsuruta 12-8-91 Taue/Tsuruta -v- Kroffat/Furnas 12-15-91 Taue/Tsuruta -v- Hansen/Spivey Gordy/Williams -v- Misawa/Kawada 12-21-91 Liger/Nogami -v- Casas/Katana 12-22-91 Dynamite Kid retirement 12-1-91 Tourney Highlights Beach/Ace -v- Kimala/Abdullah Kid/Smith -v- Kroffat/Furnas Gordy/Williams -v- Kobashi/Kikuchi Kawada/Misawa -v- Tsuruta/Taue 11-29-91 Hase -v- Singh (Jungle Match) 1-4-92 AJPW New Years Special Funks -v- Brody/Hansen Tsuruta retro Misawa retro 1-4-92 NJ Dome-Steiners -v- Muta/Sting Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV JULY - OCT 91 7-7-91 Hansen/Spivey -v- Gordy/Williams 7-13-91 Hase/Sasaki -v- Moto/Chono 7-3-91 Gordy -v- Cactus Jack (Jack gets floor powerbombed) 7-5-91 Jack jumps Sting 10-90 Jack -v- Eddie Gilbert Gilbert hits Lawler with car 8-25-91 Abdullah destroys Ogawa Misawa/Kobashi -v- Taue/Tsuruta 8-1-91 Misawa/Kikuchi -v- Taue/Tsuruta (Kikuchi murdered) 8-8-91 Hansen -v- Kobashi Misawa/Kawada -v- Taue/Tsuruta 10-26-91 Abbie/Jack -v- Eaton/Sting 1991 Onita land mine match 10-20-91 Tsuruta/Fuchi/Taue -v- Misawa(with broken nose courtesy of Tsuruta)/Kawada/Kikuchi 11-91 Rhodes/Steamboat -v- Anderson/Zbsysko Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good BEST OF JAPAN TV DEC 88 - JUNE 89 Running Time: 4hrs Quality: Good
All Japan Classics On Samurai TV (10/6/81) Shoehi Baba/Jumbo Tsuruta vs Bruiser Brody/Jimmy Snuka (PWF TagTitle) (12/13/81) Bruiser Brody/Jimmy Snuka vs Dory Funk/Terry Funk (Tag Final) (2/20/82) Stan Hanson/Ole Anderson vs Jack Brisco/Jerry Brisco (Atlanta, GA) (2/4/82) Nick Bockwinkle vs Jumbo Tsuruta (2/4/82) (AWA Title) Shoehi Baba vs Stan Hansen (PWF title) (2/20/82) Dory Funk Jr vs Butch Reed (St Petersburg, FL- International Title) Ric Flair vs Mike Graham (NWA title) Ric Flair vs Harley Race (Atlanta, GA NWA Title) (3/7/82) Jumbo Tsuruta vs Tommy Rich (Charlotte, NC - UN title) (4/6/82) Shoehi Baba vs Bruiser Brody Shoehi Baba/Jumbo Tsuruta vs Bruiser Brody/Stan Hansen (4/21/98) Bruiser Brody vs Dory Funk Jr (International Title) (4/22/82) Dory Funk/Terry Funk vs Bruiser Brody/Jimmy Snuka (6/1/82) Stan Hanson vs Shohei Baba (3/7/83) Dory Funk vs Billy Robinson (Charlotte, NC - International Title) (4/22/82) Jumbo Tsuruta vs Harley Race (UN Title) Shohei Baba vs Stan Hansen (PWF Title) (6/4/82) Ric Flair vs Ricky Steamboat (NWA Title) Ric Flair vs Jumbo Tsuruta (2/28/82) Shoehi Baba vs Terry Gordy (Atlanta, GA) (2/20/82) Terry Funk/Dick Slater vs Jerry Lawler/Don Diamond (St Petersburg, FL) (7/30/82) Jumbo Tsuruta vs Mil Mascaras Running Time: 8hrs Quality: Good New Japan Classics on Samurai TV (9/6/79) Seiji Sakaguchi vs Masked Superstar (North American Title) (9/9/79) Antonio Inoki vs Masked Superstar (10/2/79) Antonio Inoki vs Tiger Jeet Singh (10/2/79) Tatsumi Fujinami vs Ryuma Go (WWF Jr Title) (10/4/79) Antonio Inoki vs Tiger Jeet Singh (11/1/79) Antonio Inoki vs Dusty Rhodes (NWF Title) (11/8/79) Pat Patterson vs Seiji Sakaguchi (North American Title) (11/8/79) Antonio Inoki vs Dusty Rhodes (11/30/79) Tiger Jeet Singh/Pedro Morales vs Tatsumi Fujinami/Osamu Kido (11/30/79) Bob Backlund vs Antonio Inoki (WWWF Title) (12/4/79) Tatsumi Fujinami vs Greg Valentine (12/4/79) Antonio Inoki vs Pedro Morales (WWWF Title) (12/6/79) Antonio Inoki vs Bob Backland (WWWF Title) (12/19/79) El Canek vs Riki Choshu (Mexico City) (12/19/79) Tatsumi Fujinami vs Angel Blanco (WWF Jr Title)(Mexico City) (2/1/80) Steve Kiern vs Tatsumi Fujinami (NWA Jr Title) (2/5/80) Tatsumi Fujinami vs Dynamite Kid (WWF Jr Title) (2/15/80) Antonio Inoki vs Stan Hansen Running Time: 8hrs Quality: Good