DDT Pro-Wrestling was founded in 1997 as a wrestling promotion in Japan to mimic the WWE and add a Japanese fighting style to the drama.
The aim of the promotion is evident in its full name when it was established: ‘Dramatic Dream Team’. The promotion has been sold and bought several times.
However, it is still prevalent in Japan, and it has incredible wrestlers bringing entertainment to Japan and the lovers of DDT Pro-Wrestling, globally.
Here are some of the best DDT Wrestlers:
Please keep in mind that some of these wrestlers are free agents and wrestle for different promotions at the same time.
1. Konosuke Takeshita
Konosuke Takeshita joined the promotion in 2012 and has shown potential to be a great wrestler by winning several awards and championships.
He has become an enigma that no wrestler can be indifferent to his fighting ability whenever they are paired together.
He is the youngest KO-D Openweight Championship as he won it when he clocked Twenty-One years old.
His most recent championship is Ultimate Tag League which he won with Shunma Katsumata.
2. Daisuke Sasaki
Daisuke Sasaki debuted at the DDT Pro-Wrestling in 2005 and has gone ahead to achieve great things.
He has won more than 11 championships, and for some of them, he has won them more than once.
He has established himself as a force to reckon with in the promotion and a performer who can perform excellently well individually or in groups.
He has won individual championships and also group championships.
DDT Extreme Championship and Independent World Junior Heavyweight Championship are some of the championships he has won.
3. Shinya Aoki
Shinya Aoki is a mixed martial artist that is involved in many different promotions and championships.
He has established his style mixing his learnings from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Shootfighting, Wrestling, and Judo.
In DDT Pro-Wrestling, he has won several championships, including DDT Extreme Championship, which he has won twice, Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship, which he is the current champion and KO-D 8-Man Tag Team Championship.
He has won many other mixed martial competitions.
4. Toru Owashi
Toru Owashi is a fantastic fighter that debuted his fighting in the year 2000.
Since then, he has gone ahead to prove himself as one of the top-ranking fighters in DDT as he has won several championships and some, he has won at many convincing times to be an undisputed legend in the DDT Pro-Wrestling.
That would put an end to any dispute with regards to his legendary status. He won the Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship a stunning Twenty-Three times.
He has also won other championships such as Jiyūgaoka 6-Person Tag Team Championship, KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Championship, and the KO-D Openweight Championship.
5. Miyu Yamashita
Miyu Yamashita is one of the rising stars in the female branch of the DDT Pro-Wrestling. She started fighting in 2013 when she joined the DDT’s Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling.
Since she joined, she has proved to be top among her peers as she won the first Tokyo Princess of Princess in 2016 and has won it two more times.
At an instance, she held to the title for over a year, beating several fighters in the way. She is the current holder of the championship.
She has also won the Ironman Heavymetalweight championship thrice.
6. Yuka Sakazaki
Yuka Sakazaki is a female wrestler signed by the DDT Pro-Wrestling.
Since she debuted in 2013, she has shown potential and actual winning spirit by winning different championships.
She has won more than once, particularly the Tokyo Princess of Princess Championship and Tokyo Princess Tag Team Championship, which she has won twice.
She has won both individual and group championships.
7. Hikari Noa
Hikari Noa is a relatively new fighter in the DDT promotion as she debuted in 2018 and has only won a championship.
She has, however, shown great potentials in her fights and has established herself as one of the best DDT wrestlers.
She currently holds the International Princess Championship title, which she won this year, 2021.
She is a delight to watch with her signature styles and has a promising career ahead.
Watch her winning match here.