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Book Announcement: Transformed Bodies and Gender: Experiences of Women Pro Wrestlers in Japan

Aiba, Keiko. (2017). Transformed Bodies and Gender: Experiences of Women Pro Wrestlers in Japan. Osaka, Japan: Union Press. http://www.union-services.com/upen/book_list.html Women’s pro wrestling in Japan has always been controlled by an independent organization of which the members have only been women. … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: An Introduction to Japanese Pro Wrestling

Hello, everyone! Before I begin this guest post about professional wrestling (aka puroresu, or puro for short) in Japan, let me address two things right off the bat. 1) Yes, pro wrestling is fake. It’s a big sweaty oily series … Continue reading

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