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Shonen's Just like Pro-Wrestling? - - THE VICE PIT

It was only inevitable - - Sam unleashes the fury of his Japanese Pro-Wrestling expertise on a helpless world! Open your minds! Because, c'mon.... when you break it down, how different is TIGER MASK from YU YU HAKUSHO, really?

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    samweller999 staff on Nov. 27, 2012 at 5:49 p.m.

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    Destinyheroknighton Nov. 27, 2012 at 6:37 p.m.

    Hmm, I wondering if Tiger Mask knew Undertaker when he was young LOL!

    So, let see

    WWF is Naruto

    ECW is Bleach

    WCW is One Piece

    Also I'll check them out

    samweller999 staff on Nov. 29, 2012 at 11:51 p.m.

    @Destinyheroknight: I love your comparisons!!! We need more true puroresu fans like you in the community :)

    No_name_here staff on Nov. 30, 2012 at 11:20 p.m.

    @Destinyheroknight said:

    Hmm, I wondering if Tiger Mask knew Undertaker when he was young LOL!

    So, let see

    WWF is Naruto

    ECW is Bleach

    WCW is One Piece

    Also I'll check them out

    I like to think of Anime Vice as being like the ECW of anime sites. That makes me Paul Heyman, and Sam would be... Terry Funk?

    MooseNuggeton Dec. 3, 2012 at 12:45 a.m.

    @Destinyheroknight said:

    Hmm, I wondering if Tiger Mask knew Undertaker when he was young LOL!

    So, let see

    WWF is Naruto

    ECW is Bleach

    WCW is One Piece

    Also I'll check them out

    Well I guess that would make TNA Squidbillies and XPW Queen's Blade. Perhaps The Briscoe Brothers would fit in Black Lagoon. And The Bravado Brothers can be Team Rocket.

    Count_Zeroon Dec. 18, 2012 at 2:48 p.m.

    @MooseNugget said:

    @Destinyheroknight said:

    Hmm, I wondering if Tiger Mask knew Undertaker when he was young LOL!

    So, let see

    WWF is Naruto

    ECW is Bleach

    WCW is One Piece

    Also I'll check them out

    Well I guess that would make TNA Squidbillies and XPW Queen's Blade. Perhaps The Briscoe Brothers would fit in Black Lagoon. And The Bravado Brothers can be Team Rocket.

    XPW as Queen's Blade works.

    Oh, and I think we could probably have Chikara be Fairy Tail.

    As far as Japanese wrestling goes - I'd recommend looking for DVDs on line from sites like HighSpots.com. They have a good selection of events from various promotions, as well as some good "Best of the Year" DVDs, which will just give you a bunch of the best matches from various promotions like Osaka Pro & New Japan.

    If you prefer something with American commentators but Japanese style wrestling, the promotion Dragon Gate USA, while booked and holding events in the US, has a lot of good Japanese wrestlers.

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