NJPW World Service To Feature English Commentary for 14 Events in 2017

New Japan have announced that 14 events will feature an English commentary stream alongside their main Japanese broadcast in 2017. This is a big step in securing a more global reach for the NJPW World service.

The team for these events has not yet been revealed however it is expected that Ring Of Honor play by play commentator Kevin Kelly will again be in the booth for these shows.

The lineup is as follows:

  • New Beginning in Sapporo – February 5th
  • New Beginning in Osaka – February 11th
  • ’45th Anniversary Event’ – March 6th
  • New Japan Cup Finals – March 20th
  • Sakura Genesis (Invasion Attack) – 9th April
  • Wrestling Dontaku – 3rd May
  • Best of the Super Juniors Finals – 3rd June
  • Dominion – 11th June
  • G1 Climax US Specials – 1st/2nd July
  • G1 Climax Opener – 17th July
  • G1 Climax Finals – 11th/13th August

DISCUSSION: Are you more likely to watch these events with the English language stream? Let us know in the comments section below.

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