Why Wrestling is Anime

What do wrestling and anime have in common? Find out in Crunchyroll's latest video!

 

Wrestlemania 35 has come and gone, but the connection between wrestling and anime will linger for all time. What do the two have in common, though, and why is there such a major crossover between the fans? Don't worry, we won't leave you hanging on this one, because it's the subject of Crunchyroll's latest deep dive video!

 

Outlandish characters! Anti-heroes! Signature moves! The strength to persevere against impossible odds! From the decades-old explosion of wrestling and anime to the current state of both and the connection between them, watch as Tim Lyu takes us on a rootin' tootin' wild ride through time below. 

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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