Antonio Inoki

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The founder of New Japan Pro-Wrestling and the most powerful wrestler in the world.

King of chins.

Grow A Chin[edit | edit source]

G1 Nonstop Infinite Climax[edit | edit source]

Sunshine Super Stardom[edit | edit source]

In The Final Rumble[edit | edit source]

TFR/Off-Season 9: Rokkenjimania V[edit | edit source]

Inoki's time has come... but he entrusts Amakusa to let everyone know what his "WrestleDream" was...

a match between two skinny midgets... in his own own promotion... as far away from Japan as possible... something like SuperKicker vs. The Lone Wolf...

Amakusa promises... to make his WrestleDream come true... to give him the power to die in peace... because such is the power of Inoki's "WrestleDream"!

TFR/Season 8[edit | edit source]

A legend in the world of wrestling and the director & promoter of the up and coming G1 Nonstop Infinite Climax, a strong new wrestling promotion that's taken root in Japan.

Episode 6

In a small Japanese promotion, after disappointingly losing another match but still trying to entertain his sister Ange, Ushiromiya Battler is approached by Inoki who says it's an honor to meet his very good friend Kinzo's grandson, and he even looks like him. Upon Battler not recognizing him, the man notes Kinzo hasn't taught him everything, and introduces himself as Antonio Inoki, a simple promoter looking to bring Japanese wrestling back to its former glory. Shocked, Battler has naturally heard about him, so Inoki skips to the important part: he believes Battler has the potential to take them to greater heights, so he wants Battler to let them develop his potential and make Kinzo proud. Battler's grandfather would tell him all about his adventures back in the day, and he's totally directionless right now, so with little doubting Battler accepts. Pleased, Inoki tells him there's some training he'll have to endure, but it builds character; so long as he isn't made to stand still again, Battler's looking forward to learning from Mr. Inoki!

Episode 7

Sakyo has a conversation with Inoki, questioning on some things regarding a certain offer, and then leaves his office. Next into his office enters Battler whom welcomes and asks to take a seat. He notices he brought company, and recalls she must be Kinzo's youngest grandchild, asking if he got her name right, but Ange's too shy to answer. Anyway, Inoki wants to be the first to welcome Battler to G1 Nonstop Infinite Climax, where G1 stands for "Grade 1", as they pride themselves on selecting the best of the best in fighters and athletes, true warriors who embody the spirit of professional wrestling, the supreme martial art. He sees that spark in Battler, but things may be a little different from the "sports-entertainment" he's used to, so he'll be placing him in the Young Lions program.

Before Inoki can continue further, an energetic woman bursts into the room wondering something, before cutting herself and saying this must be the new guy everyone's talking about, and came with a little cutie pie in tow. A brash woman also enters, telling the other woman to stop pretending she didn't come the new teenage guy, but the energetic woman throws it right back at her. A cool woman wants them to knock it off, but the brash woman tells her to not act so high-and-mighty just because he's seen "more summers than a ruler's seen inches", and the energetic woman adds that he must be "six years past expiration for her standards". The cool woman becomes exacerbated by them attacking in sync, and then a whore arrives aiming directly for him, causing Ange to grunt profusely, and the energetic, brash, and cool women's killing intent to flare up.

Finally, Inoki tells Aozaki he's been considering her proposal, but for now... all of them need to get the hell out of his office. Inoki apologizes, as he can see they have a very talented fledgling women's division, but in the current climate women's wrestling isn't economically feasible. Back on topic, he'll be in The Young Lions program, and just then one of his fellows arrives. He introduces himself as Shiki Tohno, and Inoki tells Battler that Tohno-kun will be showing Battler the ropes... literally.

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