Interview with Japanese Women’s Pro-wrestling Ace, Ice Ribbon’s Tsukasa Fujimoto
To get a feel for Ice Ribbon's part to play in Japan's wrestling landscape, grape Japan sat down with wrestling icon and heart and soul of Ice Ribbon, the great Tsukasa Fujimoto!
It's an exciting time for women's professional wrestling in Japan, and particularly a great opportunity for fans around the world to check out the scene from overseas with expanded accessibility.
Ice Ribbon is a promotion that has been home to some of the top wrestlers and matches going in the country. Now their new Club Ice Ribbon YouTube subscription service is delivering that to a global audience.
To get a feel for Ice Ribbon's part to play in Japan's wrestling landscape, we at grape Japan sat down with wrestling icon and heart and soul of Ice Ribbon, the great Tsukasa Fujimoto! The interview was conducted on February 19th, following the Ice Ribbon 1180 event at their dojo.
On Ice Ribbon and international fans
grape Japan (gJ): Japan has a lot of women’s pro-wrestling organizations, what do you feel makes Ice Ribbon stand out?
Tsukasa Fujimoto (TF): It’s kinda the oldest of the promotions today. It was also really the first women’s promotion to OK wrestling as a side project, so there’s been wrestlers who are still students in it. So you really get to see their own personalities and stories.
The rest of the article can be viewed on our partner’s website, grape Japan at “Interview with Japanese women’s pro-wrestling ace, Ice Ribbon’s Tsukasa Fujimoto.”
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