New Japan Pro-Wrestling World
New Japan Pro-Wrestling World (also referred to as NJPW World and New Japan World) is a subscription-based video streaming service owned by New Japan Pro-Wrestling. On December 1, 2014, NJPW and TV Asahi announced "New Japan Pro-Wrestling World", a new worldwide streaming site for the promotion's events. All major NJPW events air live on the service, which also features matches from the promotion's archives, dating back to 1972. In 2015, King of Pro-Wrestling marked the first ever event on NJPW World to feature English commentary, provided by Kevin Kelly and Matt Striker. Currently, English commentary is provided by Kelly and Don Callis. As part of a working relationship between NJPW and the Mexican Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) promotion, NJPW began airing CMLL's Viernes Espectaculares show on NJPW World, starting July 9, 2016.
|New Japan Pro-Wrestling World|
|Launched||December 1, 2014|
|Owned by||New Japan Pro-Wrestling|
|Picture format||720p HD|
|Slogan||Live & On-Demand|
|Headquarters||Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan|
The service has a current monthly subscription price of ¥999 (US$9.05). As of May 2017, subscription numbers were roughly 50,000 subscribers with 10,000 outside Japan. By July 2018, the subscription's numbers had risen to 100,000 in total, with 40,000 outside of Japan.
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