For fans of AKB48 and Pro-Wrestling, the dream has come true at last!
The largest Idol group in Japan and the world, AKB48, has announced earlier today during their handshake session that the group will finally have their first pro-wrestling event. A bonus event to their current pro-wrestling drama “Tofu Pro Wrestling”, the same casts will be participating in the World Idol Pro Wrestling event that will be held at the Korakuen Hall on 29th August this year.
The show titled “The Real 2017 WIP Climax in Korakuen Hall” will feature casts from the drama and also new members from the group as well. As of now, only the main event has been announced – a dream match between Long Speech Yokoyama (Yokoyama Yui) and Cherry Miyawaki (Miyawaki Sakura) going against Hollywood Jurina (Matsui Jurina) and Dotonbori Shiroma (Shiroma Miru).
In addition, the following cast members and new additions will also be participating in the event:
AKB48: Kato Rena, Kizaki Yuria, Shimada Haruka, Mukaichi Mion, Yumoto Ami, Yokoyama Yui
SKE48: Suda Akari, Takayanagi Akane, Furuhata Nao, Matsui Jurina, Matsumura Kaori
NMB48: Kinoshita Momoka, Shiroma Miru
HKT48: Miyawaki Sakura
NGT48: Kato Minami, Nakai Rika, Yamada Noe
Iwatate Saho, Oya Shizuka, Oda Erina, Kawamoto Saya, Komiyama Haruka, Sato Akari, Takita Kayoko, Tatsuya Makiho, Taniguchi Megu, Nakanishi Chiyori, Hirose Natsuki, Fukuoka Seina, Ma Chia-ling, Miyazaki Miho
Check out the trailer for the event:
Source: WIP Official Webpage @ https://www.wipofficial.jp/climax/