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Akiru Miyashita (宮下昭, Miyashita Akiru, born May 18, 1977)[citation needed] is a Japanese professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Danshoku Dino (男色ディーノ, Danshoku Dīno). Dino primarily competes for Dramatic Dream Team (DDT), where plays an overly exaggerated homosexual character. His ring name comes from the Japanese name for the character Baron Dino from the manga series Sakigake!! Otokojuku.

Danshoku Dino
Danshoku Dieno.JPG
Birth nameAkiru Miyashita
Born (1977-05-18) May 18, 1977 (age 42)[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Danshoku Dino
Danshoku Jinsei[1]
Dinosuke Matsuyama
Ishida Mitsunari[3]
Billed height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Billed weight103 kg (227 lb)[1]
Trained bySanshiro Takagi
DebutApril 2, 2002[1]

Professional wrestling careerEdit

Dino was trained in shoot fighting prior to training to be a wrestler and he incorporated this training into his wrestling style.

In addition to wrestling in Dramatic Dream Team (DDT), he has also competed in several independent wrestling promotions around Japan, including Dragon Gate, Ice Ribbon, Kaientai Dojo, Osaka Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling ZERO1-MAX. In February 2007, Dino made his first excursion overseas, as he debuted for a few American independent promotions such as Chikara, Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) and International Wrestling Cartel (IWC). Joey Ryan credits Dino with coming up with the sequence for the YouPorn Plex.

Dieno made his visit to US under DDT Coming to America where he and Antonio Honda were defeated by Joey Ryan and Royce Issacs.Later on he defeated Saki Akai to become 1354th Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship for 23rd time.At 21st April at DDT Nagano Dieno defeated Kazuki Hirata for becoming his 24th Ironmetal Title reign.

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

Dino as the DDT Extreme Division Champion in September 2014


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  2. ^ "【ビアガーデン4日目~ハッピーモーテルDAYリポート】初シングルメインの"リーダー"遠藤がケニー相手に大奮闘。「だいぶ自信がついた」(遠藤)「遠藤という名の波がキテるよ」(アントン)/USA提供試合にホーガン登場!!/竹下の思い入れたっぷりの「あのころのプロレス教室」に入江が2人!?/アントンvs佐々木のブラ目隠しスイカ割りデスマッチの行方". Dramatic Dream Team (in Japanese). July 30, 2014. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
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  5. ^ "Road to Ryogoku 2days 2013". Dramatic Dream Team (in Japanese). Archived from the original on July 21, 2013. Retrieved September 28, 2013.
  6. ^ "Never Mind 2013". Dramatic Dream Team (in Japanese). Retrieved December 23, 2013.
  7. ^ "Who's Gonna Top?~DDTドラマティック総選挙2015~". Dramatic Dream Team (in Japanese). Retrieved September 27, 2015.
  8. ^ "新春お年玉スペシャル! 全席2000円興行!! 2016". Dramatic Dream Team (in Japanese). Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h 両国ピーターパン ~大人になんてなれないよ~. Dramatic Dream Team (in Japanese). May 15, 2009. Archived from the original on January 31, 2010. Retrieved April 25, 2012.
  10. ^ 【DDT】男色ディーノが総選挙1位!賞金100万円とKO―D王座挑戦権ゲット. Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). September 28, 2017. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  11. ^ 年越しプロレス12.31後楽園大会 大日本、DDT、K-Dojoから16チーム参加の年忘れ!三団体シャッフル・タッグトーナメント. Battle News (in Japanese). January 1, 2016. Retrieved December 31, 2015.

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