Yoshinobu Kanemaru - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Yoshinobu Kanemaru, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Yoshinobu Kanemaru (金丸義信) was born in Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan on September 23, 1976, and he is currently 47 years old.

He is currently a Wrestler and Producer, working for NJPW on the Junior Heavyweight division, under the ring name of Yoshinobu Kanemaru.

Currently, he is a member of the teams of HOUSE OF TORTURE and Bullet Club.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Yoshinobu Kanemaru (金丸義信)
  • Ring Names
    • Yoshinobu Kanemaru ( July 6, 1996 - Present)
  • Born September 23, 1976 (age 47)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan
  • Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
  • Weight
    • 187 lbs (85 kg)
  • Nicknames Heel Master; Jigen Bakudan (Time Bomb)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( July 6, 1996 - Present)
    • Producer ( September 12, 2020 - Present)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight January 5, 2017 Present
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH January 9, 2016 December 3, 2016
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW January 26, 2013 December 15, 2015
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH August 5, 2000 December 24, 2012
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW July 6, 1996 July 20, 2000
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel September 24, 2023 Present
    Face August 10, 2023 September 23, 2023
    Heel January 31, 2016 August 9, 2023
    Face January 26, 2013 January 30, 2016
    Heel January 8, 2007 January 25, 2013
    Face July 6, 1996 January 7, 2007
  • Images
    Jan 2017
    Jan 2017
    Jan 2013
    Jan 2013
    Aug 2000
    Aug 2000
    Jul 1996
    Jul 1996

  • Finishers
    • Deep Impact - Diving DDT ( July 6, 1996 - Present)
    • Touch Out - Twisting Brainbuster ( July 6, 1996 - Present)
    • Moonsault ( July 6, 1996 - December 3, 2016)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Slyboots" by Yonosuke Kitamura - Single ( January 5, 2017 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Suzuki-Gun Ichi-Ban" by Yonosuke Kitamura & Ayumi Nakamura - with Suzuki-Gun - Team ( January 31, 2016 - December 23, 2022)
    • Theme Song "MAXIMUM2.1" - Single ( January 26, 2013 - January 4, 2017)
    • Theme Song "MAXIMUM" - Single ( July 6, 1996 - January 25, 2013)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    New Japan Pro-Wrestling

    • 6 IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 with Tsuyoshi Kikuchi, 1 wih Taichi, 4 with El Desperado)

    All Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 2 All Asia Tag Team Championship (1 with Jun Akiyama, 1 with Último Dragón)
    • 1 AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Pro Wrestling Noah

    • 7 GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 4 GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (2 with Takashi Sugiura, 1 with Kotaro Suzuki, 1 with KENTA)

    World Entertainment Wrestling

    • 1 WEW World Tag Team Championship (with Masao Inoue)

    Xtreme Wrestling Entertainment

    • 1 XWE Cruiserweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW Super Junior Tag League Winner (2021 – with El Desperado)
    • AJPW Asunaro Cup Winner (2000)
    • AJPW January 3 Korakuen Hall Junior Heavyweight Battle Royal Winner (1999)
    • PW Noah Junior Heavyweight League Winner (2009)
    • PW Noah Nippon TV Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League Winner (2009 – with Kotaro Suzuki)
    • PW Noah One Night Junior Heavyweight Six Man Tag Team Tournament Winner (2003 – with Takashi Sugiura & Makoto Hashi)
    • PW Noah One Night Tag Tournament Winner (2001 - with Kentaro Shiga)
    • PW Noah One Day Jr. Heavyweight Six Man Tag Tournament Winner (2008 - with Kotaro Suzuki & Genba Hirayanagi)
    • wXw Trios Tournament Winner (2006 – with Doug Williams & Takashi Sugiura)
    • Taka & Taichi Box Office Super J-Cup Qualifying League Winner (2016)
    • Tokyo Sports Newcomer Award (1998)

Relations

Yoshinobu Kanemaru Game Appearances

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