Shiro Koshinaka (September 3, 1958) is a Japanese professional wrestler who has competed in All Japan Pro Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling and Wrestle Association "R" during the 1980s and 1990s. He was also the very first IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion.

In the 1990s, he formed the stable Heisei Ishingun with Kengo Kimura, Kuniaki Kobayashi, Tatsutoshi Goto, Michiyoshi Ohara, Akira Nogami, and Akitoshi Saito.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
  • Signature moves
  • Apron to outside
  • Diving
  • Running
  • Standing
  • Nicknames
  • "Samurai Senshi"
  • Entrance themes
  • "Violent Saturday" by Lalo Schifrin
  • "Fortune"
  • "Samurai"

Championships and accomplishments

  • PWI ranked him #156 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the "PWI Years" in 2003

1Although he did win the title once more, with Togi Makabe, the win isn't recognized by New Japan.

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