Crapper Jim Shea found this amazing clip up there and made my day!
Seeing B. Amoda’s recent ICFYT submission reminded me of this even more wacky and zany video featuring some of Japan’s biggest wrestling stars!
We got Jumbo Tsuruta as Super Mario, Giant Baba as Gulliver, and a bunch more of AJPW superstars.
Baba’s face at 4:00 is classic as it’s the “Wow, these drugs are kicking in now” face.
Oh my goodness!
I think I need a moment to fully process what I’ve just seen.
I love it! The fact that I can’t understand a word of what they’re saying just makes me love it that much more.
I know absolutely nothing about Japanese wrestling, but who cares?l You don’t really need to know Japanese wrestling to know that this is simply outstanding!
Of course, as cool as this is; it will never hold the nostalgic memories for me as that other wrestler who pretended to be Mario!
Boy oh boy! It really makes me want to play the actual Super Mario Bros. game!
Hang on, let me just finish up the castle in level 3 here, and…
(The Super Mario Bros. castle image was generated via this site).