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New Japan Pro Wrestling World
NJPWWORLD
Launched December 1, 2014 (2014-12-01)
Picture format 720p HD
Owned by New Japan Pro Wrestling
TV Asahi
Language(s) Japanese
English
Subscribers 22,000
Broadcast area Worldwide
Headquarters Japan
Web http://njpwworld.com/


New Japan Pro Wrestling World (NJPW World) is a subscription-based video streaming service owned by New Japan Pro Wrestling. On December 1, 2014, NJPW and TV Asahi announced "New Japan Pro Wrestling World", a new worldwide streaming site for the promotion's events.[1] All major NJPW events air live on the service, which also features matches from the promotion's archives, dating back to 1972.[2] In 2015, King of Pro-Wrestling marked the first ever event on NJPW World to feature English commentary,[3] provided by Kevin Kelly and Matt Striker.[4] As part of a working relationship between NJPW and the Mexican Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) promotion, NJPW began airing CMLL's Viernes Espectaculares show on NJPW World, starting July 9, 2016.[5]

The service has a current monthly subscription price of ¥999.[6] As of April 2015, the service has 22,000 subscribers with around 15% of them coming from outside Japan.[7]

References Edit

  1. Caldwell, James (December 1, 2014). "NJPW news: New Japan announces streaming service like WWE Network, will include live shows". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/Other_News_4/article_82044.shtml. Retrieved December 1, 2014.
  2. Meltzer, Dave (November 30, 2014). "New Japan Pro Wrestling launches their network, full details". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/102-japan/40125-new-japan-world-details-service-available-worldwide-similar-to-wwe-network. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  3. Macklin, Matthew; Crockett, Paul (October 2, 2015). "New Japan to broadcast October event in English on New Japan World". Pro Wrestling Insider. http://pwinsider.com/article/96957/new-japan-to-broadcast-october-event-in-english-on-new-japan-world.html?p=1. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  4. Meltzer, Dave (October 2, 2015). "Fri update: John Cena taking time off, Johnny Hendricks hospitalized". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. http://www.f4wonline.com/daily-updates/fri-update-john-cena-taking-time-johnny-hendricks-hospitalized-198921. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  5. Dark Angelita (July 6, 2016). "NJPW/CMLL: Viernes Espectacular de Arena México se transmitirá por njpwworld" (in Spanish). Superluchas. http://superluchas.com/2016/07/06/njpwcmll-viernes-espectacular-de-arena-mexico-se-transmitira-por-njpwworld/. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  6. http://www.njpw.co.jp/english/news/detail.php?nid=12845
  7. Meltzer, Dave (April 13, 2015). "April 13, 2015 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: SmackDown to USA Network, AJ Lee retires, UFC drug czar, death of Steve Rickard, and much more". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Campbell, California: 29. ISSN 1083-9593. 

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