NJPW Launches "NJPW World", Toyko Dome PPV Included - Wrestling Forum : WWE, TNA, Debate League, Wrestling Videos, Women of Wrestling Forums
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 02:35 AM Thread Starter
Yelled at by SCOTT STEINER
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,982
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
                 
NJPW World

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has launched its own network for 999 (Yen). I signed up for it and it has plenty of content.

Thoughts about this new development?

WCW fans who can't let go of the past are killing pro-wrestling today. There I said it.
Miguel De Juan is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 02:41 AM
Yelled at by SCOTT STEINER
 
RuthlessAggrEvan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Da Big House
Posts: 1,721
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
                 
Re: NJPW World

at the price.

I find this especially interesting.




The RAINMAKER Kazuchika Okada wants YOU to watch Wrestle Kingdom 9 on January 4th, 2015 on PPV and the NJPW World Network!
RuthlessAggrEvan is online now  
post #3 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 02:45 AM
Learning to break kayfabe
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: The Evergreen State
Posts: 54
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
 
Re: NJPW World

I signed up. Videos don't work. I'm using a Macbook. Suggestions?
Wrestling Genius is offline  
post #4 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 02:45 AM
Yelled at by SCOTT STEINER
 
Super Sonic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: The Emerald City
Posts: 1,948
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
                     
Re: NJPW World

Once I get a job again, I'm subscribing and YES, I will be doing some NJPW reviewing projects finally.

Quote:
New Japan World details - Service available worldwide, similar to WWE Network

Sunday, 30 November 2014 22:29

The press conference is still going on but this is what we know:

*The web site is http://njpwworld.com

*The price is 999 yen per month. The conversion rate is favorable right now as that price is $8.40 in the U.S., $9.60 Canadian and 5.38 pounds.

*There will be a full lineup of live events, basically every major show will air live. There are four shows in December, including late Saturday's tag team tournament finals. There are five shows in January, including Wrestle Kingdom, the 1/5 Korakuen Hall show (Raw after WrestleMania show), and the two Fantastica Mania shows from Korakuen Hall, as well as a 1/30 show.

*There will be a lot of archived content including what appear to be documentaries surrounding some of the legendary matches in New Japan history including Antonio Inoki vs. Willem Ruska, Inoki vs. Hulk Hogan, Tiger Mask vs Dynamite Kid, Keiji Muto vs. Nobuhiko Takada, as well as all of the major events as well as the G-1 Climax movie that playerd this year in movie theaters in Japan.

*Takaaki Kidani said that New Japan is right now the No. 2 pro wrestling company in the world as a business, but No. 1 as far as wrestling goes, and their goal is to surpass WWE and be No. 1 as far as business.

*They are taking a similar risk as WWE, in the sense they are undercutting the price of iPPVs, as the big shows have been 1800 yen, and the Tokyo Dome was last year around 3500 yen, looking to increase volume with the lower price. WWE was not successful in the same strategy. They also also apparently giving up Samurai! TV, as the shows that were formerly on Samurai! TV, like the Korakuen Hall shows, will now by on the service.

*If you time your order, you would be able to watch the entire G-1 Climax series for $8.40 instead of $150 from two years ago and $110 this past year. When it comes to the U.S. market, they are undercutting themselves, but the U.S. is not their primary market.

*Right now they are showing on the screen the Inoki & Sakaguchi vs. Karl Gotch & Lou Thesz match.

*There are hundreds of matches historically, including everything of significance from the past three years, and some matches every year dating back to 1972.

*The first year goal is 100,000 subscribers.

Quote:
Originally Posted by SOR View Post
Nobody important cares about TNA.
SUPER DUPER STAR RATINGS~! = http://superduperstarratings.blogspot.com/
Super Sonic is offline  
post #5 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 07:09 AM
HOWDY HO!
 
Mr. Hankey The Christmas Poo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: The Toilet
Posts: 4,226
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
                     
Re: NJPW World

Looks interesting to say the least. Hope this works better for them than it has worked for WWE so far.

Mr. Hankey The Christmas Poo is offline  
post #6 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 07:25 AM
The Dazzler
 
NastyYaffa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Finland
Posts: 5,826
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 55 Post(s)
                     
Re: NJPW World

Dat price


BRYAN/STYLES/ZAYN/PAIGE/NAKAMURA
NastyYaffa is offline  
post #7 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 07:35 AM
The Whole Shebang
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Machias, ME
Posts: 447
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
   
Re: NJPW World

This sounds awesome. I just wish I was able to understand Japanese so I could navigate the site and learn how to sign up.
racoonie is offline  
post #8 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 08:19 AM
Learning to break kayfabe
 
SLIW-StAr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Salzgitter, Germany
Posts: 75
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
 
Re: NJPW World

For 999 yen xDDDDDDDDDDDDD That price is priceless!!! #COINCIDENCE!!!
SLIW-StAr is offline  
post #9 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Learning to break kayfabe
 
Sugnid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 99
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
 
Re: NJPW World

Yeah if anyone could post up a guide to get this up and running that would be awesome.
Sugnid is offline  
post #10 of 111 (permalink) Old 12-01-2014, 09:45 AM
Learning to break kayfabe
 
LuchaUGauthority's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 58
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
 
Re: NJPW World

So, are they going to be airing all their shows in archive similar to WWE Network?

The Lucha Underground Authority

IWGP Heavyweight Champion - Hiroshi Tanahashi
ROH World Champion - Jay Brisco

Lucha Underground Authority Official Rankings
1. Mil Muertes (4-0)
2. Fenix (2-1)
3. Johnny Mundo (2-0)
4. Drago (1-2)
5. Maskarita Sagrada (2-0)
LuchaUGauthority is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome