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

Topic started by No_name_here on Nov. 25, 2012. Last post by Count_Zero 1 year, 8 months ago.
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    Post by samweller999 (69 posts) See mini bio Level 9
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    Post by Destinyheroknight (10,229 posts) See mini bio Level 21

    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

    Post by samweller999 (69 posts) See mini bio Level 9
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    @Destinyheroknight: I love your comparisons!!! We need more true puroresu fans like you in the community :)

    Post by No_name_here (855 posts) See mini bio Level 11
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    @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?

    Post by MooseNugget (2 posts) See mini bio Level 5

    @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.

    Post by Count_Zero (344 posts) See mini bio Level 20

    @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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