NJPW Returning To The UK In October, Reveals Plans For A Music Festival And NFTs

Big announcements from out of NJPW's press conference.

NJPW held a press conference on Thursday morning where the promotion made multiple announcements and discussed the future of the promotion. During the press conference it was revealed that NJPW will return to the UK in October, though an exact date was not given.

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From NJPW:

Firstly, a return to the UK for October was revealed with more details to come soon. Fans in the Oceania region will also see NJPW action in the near future as New Japan’s international expansion continues apace outside the US as well.

Plus, NJPW will hold a special G1 event on August 20 and revealed plans for a music festival this autumn.

Newly added to the calendar was the domestic return of the G1 Special, a special card taking place on August 20 in a special location. Part of TV Asahi’s Summer Station event, matches will be held outdoors beside the TV Asahi studios in Roppongi Hills. Hiroshi Tanahashi joined the stage to talk about the event, stating ‘it’ll be a great chance for non fans to see something going on and stop to check out wrestling for the very first time’.

New events are not just limited to in ring action. Coming this autumn, NJPW will be staging a special music festival, allowing fans to experience their favourite entrance music past and present performed live. As well as live music there will also be special talk seminars with big names; more details are coming soon.

It was also announced that the company will introduce NFTs at some point, though no specifics were given.

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