Japanese Glossary

AnnouncersCommentaryCommon Phrases / WordsIn-ringWrestler Specific
  • Honjitsu no taisen card o happyou shimasu = Today’s matches are…
  • dai ichi shiai, dai ni shiai… = first match, second match, so on…
  • Ijyou 10 shiai = 10 matches, total
  • 20 pun ippon shoubu = 20 minute 1 fall
  • Omatase shimasita = Thank you your patience
  • Shiai wo kaishi itashimasu = Now we will start the match(es)
  • Heavy kyu = heavy-weight class
  • Okiwotsuke kudasai = Be careful / watch out! (When fighting spills into the crowd)
  • 10 pun keika = 10 minutes passed
  • Hayai [早い] = fast, quick
  • Itasou = looks painful
  • Jikangire hikiwake = no time left, draw
  • Kaeshita [返した] = denied (said after a failed pin attempt)
  • Kimarimashita = That’s it.
  • Kiiteru! [効いてる]  = effective
  • Gaijin = foreigner (impolite)
  • Gaikokujin = foreigner (polite)
  • Kami = god
  • Mou ikkai = one more time (encore)
  • Otsukaresamadesu = Good work, everyone
  • Puroresu = Pro Wrestling
  • Sugoi = Amazing
  • Taichi wa kaere = Go home, Taichi
  • Doke = move (command)
  • Ora! Ora! = Come on! Let’s Go!
  • Tate, Goto = Stand up, Goto!
  • Doushita? Oi! = Hey! What’s wrong!?
  • Oi, daijoubu ka, Omae. Oi. = Hey, you ok? Hey.
  • Agatte koiyo, ora, Nagata. = Come up (to the ring), Nagata!
Bad Luck Fale

  • Right arm tattoo: 侍魂 = Samurai Spirit

Honma Tomoaki

  • Kokeshi (leaping head-butt)

Kojima Satoshi:

  • “Icchayauzo Bakayaro” = I’m coming for you, bastard!

Nagta Yuji

  • Shirome = describes eyes rolling back
  • “Zea” (catchphrase, not sure of the significance)

Okada Kazuchika

  • After every main event win: “I have 3 things to say. First; (some point). Second; (another point). Third; Nothing really.”
  • Gedo (in growly voice): “Level ga chigaun dayo” = He’s on another level

Suzuki Minoru

  • The part of his theme song where everyone sings along: “Kaze ni nare” = Be the wind

Tanahashi Hiroshi

  • Itsuzai = Phenomenon, 1/100 (nickname)
  • Aishitemasu = I love you

Yano Toru

  • “Jyama suruna, Okada“ = Don’t bother me, Okada! (After Okada tries to stop Yano from removing the corner pad)
  • “Kazoku no minna” = My family (fans)
  • ”Kocchi da, Bakayarou“ = I am over here, bastard!
  • “Koko ga chigau n dayo” = My brain is better than yours! (While pointing to his head)
  • “Shine, bakayaro!” = Die, bastard!