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Encyclopedia > Koriki Choshu
Koriki Chōshū dancing Para Para
Koriki Chōshū dancing Para Para

Koriki Chōshū (Ja: 長州小力, Chōshū Koriki; real name Kazuteru Kubota (久保田和輝, Kubota Kazuteru), born February 5, 1972 in western Tokyo) is a Japanese comedian. He is most famous for his single act in which he mocks a famous Japanese professional wrestler Riki Chōshū. Koriki is a play on Riki's name, meaning something like "little Riki". Para Para (Japanese: パラパラ; also Para-Para or ParaPara) is a Japanese form of solo popular dance. ... Japanese (Japanese: 日本語; â–¶ (help· info)) is a language spoken by over 127 million people, mainly in Japan, but also by Japanese emigrant communities around the world. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Tuesday. ... View of Tokyos Shibuya district Long a symbol of Tokyo, the Nijubashi Bridge at the Imperial Palace. ... Yasuda Dai Circus, a popular owarai trio Owarai (お笑い, owarai) is a broad word used to describe Japanese comedy as seen on television. ... Bruno Sammartino wrestles with Stan The Man Stasiak. ... Mitsuo Yoshida(吉田光雄), better known by his stage name Riki Choshu(長州力), is a Japanese professional wrestler who is most known for his longtime work in New Japan Pro Wrestling as a wrestler and a booker. ...

Unlike many Japanese comedians, he isn't associated with any entertainment agency, though he belongs to a comedian puroreru organization, West Gate Wrestling Federation (西口プロレス Nishiguchi Puroresu).

On Television, he is always seen wearing the same outfit, short bicycle shorts and a tight T-shirt showing off his protruding belly. He speaks with a very strong lisp (must less so when not in character) and is prone to treating mundane objects (such as his microphone) as wrestling opponents. T-Shirt A T-shirt (or tee shirt) is a shirt with short or long sleeves, a round neck, put on over the head, without pockets. ... A lisp is a speech impediment. ... Inside a condenser microphone. ...

As an acting pro wrestler, he uses appropriately strong language, though it's never taken seriously due to his strong lisp. Some phrases that he is commonly heard lisping are:

  • When asked "You pissed?" (キレてんの?, Kiretenno?) he lisps defiantly "This isn't pissed." (キレてないっすよ, Kiretenai ssuyo)
  • Sometimes then following with "It's gonna take a lot more than that to make me angry." (俺をキレさせたら大したもんだ, Ore o kiresasetara taishita monda)
  • "Oy! You idiot!" (しゃあ! この野郎!, Shaa! Konoyarō!)
  • "You Hashimoto or something?" (お前橋本か? Omae Hashimoto ka?)
  • "Bastard! Hashimoto! Hashimoto!" (てめえ! 橋本っ! 橋本っ!, Temee! Hashimoto! Hashimoto!)
  • Occasionally: "Now this is something to get angry about." (これはキレるよ, Kore wa kireru yo)

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More recently, he has added Para Para (a Japanese dancing style) to his comedy routine, always to the tune of "Night of Fire", a popular Eurobeat track by Niko. In 2005, riding the popularity of his act, Koriki was featured in a cover version of Niko's track with Para Para oriented Japanese idol group HINOI Team, accompanying a video and CD release. Para Para (Japanese: パラパラ; also Para-Para or ParaPara) is a Japanese form of solo popular dance. ... // Summary of Eurobeat SUPER EUROBEAT Vol. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Japanese idol (アイドル; aidoru) is a celebrity who achieves widespread popularity and fame in Japan largely by virtue of her looks. ...

He is said to enjoy surfing and billiards, and is known to have sent a resume to Johnny & Associates. Surfing outside Kaneohe Bay, Hawai‘i. ... Billiards is a family of games played on a table, with a stick, known as a cue, which is used to strike balls, moving them around the table. ... Look up Résumé in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Look up Curriculum vitae in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Johnny & Associates, known in Japanese as Johnnys Jimusho janīzu jimusho), formed by Johnny Kitagawa in 1963, is an organization that trains and promotes groups of male idols in Japan. ...

External links

  • West Gate Wrestling Federation's profile (in Japanese)



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