New Japan Pro Wrestling

See some of the best wrestlers from all around the world compete for championship gold in New Japan Pro Wrestling. Airing live from Japan, each card features action-packed matches and pro wrestlers competing. Famous wrestlers on the show includes Alex Shelly, The Machine Gun Karl Anderson, Shelton Benjamin, Tiger Mask, and Matt Sydal. Stars come from all around the world and use their athletic skills to compete in a variety of pro wrestling matches. Three to five matches are featured on each episode of the show. Along with matches, enjoy interviews, backstage drama, and brawls between feuding wrestlers.

Each episode of New Japan Pro Wrestling leads up to large pay per view events where titles are on the line and feuds culminate with intense matches. Enjoy single matches, tag team matches, ladder matches, and battling factions like The Bullet Club. Events are held in front of live studio audiences all over Japan, including venues in Tokyo.

Fridays 9:00 PM et/pt on AXStv
4 Seasons, 168 Episodes
January 16, 2015
Sports
8.7/10
Cast: Kenny Omega
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New Japan Pro Wrestling
Episodes

New Japan Pro Wrestling Full Episode Guide

  • Tomohiro Ishii defends the RPW British Heavyweight Championship in Japan against Minoru Suzuki. Hirooki Goto tries to reclaim the NEVER Openweight Championship from Taichi.

  • Kenny Omega defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Kota Ibushi and Cody in a special 3-Way title match.

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi defends his Wrestle Kingdom challenging rights for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Jay White. Zack Sabre Jr. and EVIL meet to settle a personal rivalry.

  • KUSHIDA and Marty Scurll face off for the vacant IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship. Tetsuya Naito reveals the newest member of Los Ingobernables de Japon.

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi defends his challenging rights for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom against long-time rival Kazuchika Okada.

  • Tetsuya Naito and Minoru Suzuki in a special main event singles match. Taichi challenges Hirooki Goto for the NEVER Openweight Championship.

  • New Japan returns to the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach for their 4th US event. Juice Robinson defends the IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Championship against Cody. G.O.D. challenges The Young Bucks for the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship in a Bullet Club showdown.

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kota Ibushi face off in the G1 CLIMAX 28 final at Nippon Budokan.

  • Golden Lovers Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi face off plus Tetsuya Naito takes on Zack Sabre Jr. in the final round of the G1 CLIMAX 28 B Block.

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi faces Kazuchika Okada plus Jay White meets EVIL in the final round of the G1 CLIMAX 28 A Block.

  • LIJ teammates Tetsuya Naito and SANADA face off plus Kenny Omega meets Toru Yano on the 16th day of G1 CLIMAX 28.

  • Kazuchika Okada faces EVIL plus Hiroshi Tanahashi meets Michael Elgin on the 15th day of G1 CLIMAX 28.

  • Tetsuya Naito faces Kota Ibushi plus Kenny Omega meets Tomohiro Ishii on the 14th day of G1 CLIMAX 28.

  • Kazuchika Okada faces Minoru Suzuki plus Hiroshi Tanahashi squares off against EVIL on the 13th day of G1 CLIMAX 28.

  • Factions face off as The Bullet Club's Kenny Omega meets Tama Tonga and Chaos' Tomohiro Ishii faces Hirooki Goto on the 6th day of G1 CLIMAX 28.

  • Kazuchika Okada meets Hangman Page in their first singles match, plus Hiroshi Tanahashi faces Bad Luck Fale on the 5th day of G1 CLIMAX 28.

  • Fellow Chaos members Kazuchika Okada and Jay White face off, plus the rematch between Hiroshi Tanahashi and Minoru Suzuki on the first day of G1 CLIMAX 28.

  • New Japan Pro Wrestling returns to California for their largest US event to date. Kenny Omega defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Cody. The Young Bucks defend the IWGP Tag Team Championship against EVIL and SANADA.

  • Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Kenny Omega in a special best of three falls match with no time limit.

  • Chris Jericho challenges Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. EVIL and SANDA defend the IWGP Tag Team titles against The Young Bucks.

  • Will Ospreay defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against Best of the Super Jr. 25 winner Hiromu Takahashi. Michael Elgin and Taichi both challenge Hirooki Goto for the NEVER Openweight title.

  • Hiromu Takahashi and Taiji Ishimori face off in the Best of the Super Jr. 25 tournament final.

  • Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Hiroshi Tanahashi. If Okada wins, he will surpass Tanahashi's record for most title defenses in a single reign.

  • The Bullet Club rivalry escalates as Kenny Omega faces Hangman Page and Cody takes on Kota Ibushi.

  • Minoru Suzuki defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Tetsuya Naito. EVIL and SANADA challenge Killer Elite Squad for the IWGP Tag Team titles.

  • Hirooki Goto defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against Juice Robinson. David Finlay challenges Jay White for the IWGP US Heavyweight Championship.

  • New Japan Cup 2018 winner Zack Sabre Jr. challenges Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. If Okada wins, he will tie Hiroshi Tanahashi's record for most defenses within a single title reign.

  • The Golden Lovers face off against Cody and Hangman Page as the battle of the Bullet Club rages on. El Desperado and Kanemaru once again defend their IWGP Jr. Tag Team titles against Roppongi 3K and LIJ.

  • Will Ospreay defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against Marty Scurll. Suzuki-gun and LIJ square off in 6-Man Tag Team action.

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi and Zack Sabre Jr. face off in the final of the 2018 New Japan Cup at Aore Nagaoka.

  • The semifinals of the 2018 New Japan Cup featuring Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Juice Robinson and Zack Sabre Jr. vs. SANADA.

  • The quarterfinals of the 2018 New Japan Cup featuring Kota Ibushi vs. Zack Sabre Jr. and Toru Yano vs. SANADA.

  • IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada faces IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay in a special single match. Plus, Tetsuya Naito takes on Taichi.

  • Togi Makabe challenges Minoru Suzuki for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. Roppongi 3K defend the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship in a 3-Way match against teams from LIJ and Suzuki-gun.

  • The Golden Lovers face The Young Bucks in a dream tag team match. Plus, Jay White defends the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship against Hangman Page. Live from the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, CA.

  • The Bullet Club rivalry escalates as Golden Lovers Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi face Cody and Marty Scurll. Plus, The Young Bucks and Hangman Page square off against Jay White, YOSHI-HASHI and Chuckie T.

  • Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against SANADA at the Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium.

  • Roppongi 3K challenges The Young Bucks for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship. Plus, tensions rise between Chaos and Los Ingobernables de Japon in a special 10-man tag team bout.

  • Minoru Suzuki battles Hirooki Goto in a no seconds deathmatch for the NEVER Openweight Championship with the loser getting his hair cut.

  • Marty Scurll defends the IWGP Jr Heavyweight Championship against Will Ospreay, KUSHIDA, and Hiromu Takahashi. Roppongi 3k defends the IWGP Jr Tag Team Championship against the Young Bucks.

  • KUSHIDA and Will Ospreay face off in Best of the Super Jr. 24 finals from Yoyogi National Gymnasium.

  • Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Kenny Omega, and Hiroshi Tanahashi challenges Tetsuya Naito for the Intercontinental Championship in two Wrestle Kingdom 11 rematches.

  • Kazuchika Okada defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Bad Luck Fale. Plus, Kenny Omega faces off against Tomohiro Ishii.

  • Tetsuya Naito defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Juice Robinson. Ricochet challenges Hiromu Takahashi for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship.

  • Hirooki Goto defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against Zack Sabre Jr.; Tencozy and War Machine face off for the IWGP Tag Team titles.

  • The semifinal and final matches of the 2017 New Japan Cup featuring Bad Luck Fale, Evil, Katsuyori Shibata and Tomohiro Ishii.

  • Part 2. Minoru Suzuki makes his return by challenging Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight championship.

  • Part 1. Hirooki Goto defends the NEVER Openweight title against Juice Robinson. Also: Suzuki-gun returns to NJPW and challenges for both the IWGP tag-team and Jr. team titles.

  • Tetsuya Naito defends the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Jay Lethal; Hiroshi Tanahashi and Sanada face off.

  • Bushi defends the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against Kushida; Evil challenges Katsuyori Shibata for the NEVER Openweight Championship; Roppongi Vice faces Taiji Ishimori and ACH in the Super Jr. Tag Tournment finals.

  • Hirooki Goto challenges Kenny Omega for his Wrestle Kingdom challenging rights; Katsuyori Shibata defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against Kyle O'Reilly.

  • Michael Elgin challenges Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship at Kobe World Memorial Hall.

  • Kenny Omega defends his Tokyo Dome challenge rights against YOSHI-HASHI. Also: the Young Bucks challenge the Briscoes for the IWGP Tag Team Championship.

  • BUSHI challenges KUSHIDA for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship. Katsuyori Shibata defends the NEVER Openweight Championship against Bobby Fish.

  • Hirooki Goto faces Kenny Omega in the G1 CLIMAX 26 tournament final from Ryogoku Kokugikan.

  • B-block action from G1 CLIMAX 26 featuring Tetsuya Naito vs. Kenny Omega and Katsuyori Shibata vs. EVIL from Ryogoku Kokugikan.

  • Ryusuke Taguchi & Hirai Kawato vs. El Desperado & TAKA MichinokuHiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Yuji Nagata

  • A-block action from G1 CLIMAX 26 featuring Tenzan vs. SANADA, Makabe vs. Ishii and Goto vs. Marufuji from Ryogoku Kokugikan.

  • Hirai Kawato & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Tiger Mask & Tomoyuki Oka

  • Pro-wrestling action from G1 CLIMAX 26 featuring YOSHI-HASHI vs. Kenny Omega; Katsuyori Shibata vs. Tomoaki Honma; and Yuji Nagata vs. Tetsuya Naito from Korakuen Hall.

  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Naomichi Marufuji; Hirooki Goto vs. Bad Luck Fale.

  • Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Tomohiro Ishii; Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Sanata.

  • Tetsuya Naito defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Kazuchika Okadain.

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi challenges Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship. The Guerrillas of Destiny, Tama Tonga and Tanga Roa, defend the IWGP Tag Championship against Chaos' Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano and G.B.H.'s Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma.