Could you be NJPW’s next main event star? December tryout applications open!



Could you be NJPW’s next main event star? December tryout applications open!

In December, New Japan Pro Wrestling will hold its annual Dojo tryout tests in Tokyo.

If you have what it takes, you could be part of the next generation of Young Lions!

If you meet the following criteria, we want to hear from you. 

Applicants must be

Male, between 18 and 23 years of age, over 180cm and in good physical health (as of November 1 2019).

How to apply

Send a resume/personal profile with picture to:

Dojo trainee applications

Management Division

New Japan Pro Wrestling

JR Tokyu Meguro Building 16F

Tokyo-to, Shinagawa-ku, Kami-Osaki 3-1-1

141-0021 JAPAN

Applications must be received before the end of October 2019.


Please note

Applications will be screened, and successful applicants will be informed of the date and venue for the tryouts.

We are not able to return any applications sent to us. We appreciate your understanding. The data contained in your application will not be used for anything other than the expressed purpose of screening and conducting tryouts, and New Japan Pro Wrestling bears the responsibility for proper disposal of applicant data.

We are unable to answer any queries about the application process or progress thereof. Thank you for your co-operation. 


Regarding privacy/handling of personal data 

Applicants should download, print out and sign the ‘Consent for the Treatment of Personal Data’ form below. Please submit it along with your application.

Consent for treatment of Personal Data