Tanahashi Hiroshi (1976)

Tanahashi Hiroshi (1976)

Other Name: 棚橋弘至 たなはし ひろし 다나하시 히로시 Hiroshi Tanahashi Хироси Танахаси ฮิโรชิ ทานาฮาชิ

Age: 48

Birthday: November, 13, 1976

Nationality: Ogaki, Gifu, Japan

Height: 181 CM

Zodiac sign: Scorpio

Hiroshi Tanahashi is a Japanese professional wrestler who works primarily for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a former two time IWGP Intercontinental Champion, while also being a former seven-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, two-time IWGP Tag Team Champion and three-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion.

In 2016, Tanahashi, along with fellow wrestler Togi Makabe, appeared in Garo: Ashura, the 10th anniversary special of the Japanese tokusatsu series Garo, with Tanahashi starring as the eponymous Golden Knight. The Garo Project production team collaborated with New Japan Pro-Wrestling for the special. Both Tanahashi and Makabe also appeared in the 2016 Doraemon movie, Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016. Tanahashi, along with fellow NJPW wrestlers Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Kazuchika Okada, Satoshi Kojima, Tetsuya Naito and Toru Yano, appears as a member of the gang Justis in the 2016 video game Ryuu ga Gotoku 6. He is also a fan of Kamen Rider series, working poses from Kamen Rider Kabuto and Kamen Rider W into his ring entrance as well as appearing in the music video for Kamen Rider Wizard's opening theme, and in 2016 got promoted to portray one of the main villains, Souji Kuruse/Robot Bugster, in Kamen Rider Heisei Generations: Dr. Pac-Man vs. Ex-Aid & Ghost with Legend Rider. He also appears as a character in the anime series Tiger Mask W, voiced by Kenichi Suzumura, along with other NJPW wrestlers and plays a prominent role in the story as well as an occasional opponent for Tiger Mask. As part of a collaboration with Namco's 2017 fighting game Tekken 7, the video game character Lars Alexandersson was given many traits from Tanahashi, including his outfit, a theme song and a wrestling technique.

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