Taiyo Kea vs. Minoru Suzuki from April 9, 2011, Champion Carnival tournament match.
~ Another match released to showcase Taiyo Kea’s career before his temporary leave this January to peruse his degree in business management.
~ Kea and Suzuki have been both allies and rivals in the ring, and this match from 2011 showcases their time against one another.
Keiji Mutoh, Yuzuki Aikawa & Rina Takeda vs. Kaz Hayashi, Nanae Takahashi & Natsuki☆Taiyo from December 11, 2011 @ Korakuen Hall, Fan Appreciation Show.
~ All Japan released this match as Aikawa announced that she will be retiring from pro wrestling in April of 2013, and so All Japan released this match of her participation in the All Japan ring.
[All Japan News Part 2] AJP announced another match for the upcoming Fan Appreciation Show coming up on December 15 in the form of a 6 person mixed tag match. The match will be cross promotional with 2 female actresses taking part in the match.
SUSHI announced that Rina Takeda will be teaming alongside himself and BIG SUSHI (Ryota Hama) as they take on the team of Keiji Mutoh, Kaz Hayashi and Tomoko Miyaki. Rina Takeda has an upcoming movie called “Dead Sushi” that is set to release on DVD in January of next year. SUSHI is hoping that the connection between them will lead to success.
This is not the first time that Rina Takeda has competed in the All Japan ring as she previously teamed with Keiji Mutoh & Yuzuki Aikawa last year. Takeda has a strong background in Karate and will also be appearing in the movie Dead Sushi.
All Japan Pro-Wrestling “2012 Fan Appreciation Day”, 12/15/2012 [Sat] 18:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(-) Special 6 Person Tag Match: Keiji Mutoh, Kaz Hayashi & Tomoko Miyaki vs. SUSHI, BIG SUSHI & Rina Takeda
(-) F-1 Tag Championship Match: [3rd Champions] Manabu Soya & “Razor Ramon” RG vs. [Challengers] Takao Omori & “Fake Mutoh” Kannazuki
~ 1st Defense