TAPE 350

Quality: EX (1st Gen Convert)

Length: 2.5 hrs (DVD)

NOBUHIKO TAKADA MEMORIAL FIGHT COLLECTION (An absolutely AWESOME tape that covers Takada's time in New Japan. Great, great stuff that is super-heated and ultra-stiff. It's obvious he was one of the best workers in the world at this point. I've got a 1st gen convert so VQ is EX)
Nobuhiko Takada vs Axel Foley, 8/12/83 Nobuhiko Takada vs The Cobra, 6/17/86 Nobuhiko Takada vs Shiro Koshinaka (JIP), 8/5/86 Nobuhiko Takada vs Kazuo Yamazaki, 8/17/86 (***3/4) Nobuhiko Takada vs Shiro Koshinaka, 9/19/86 (JIP - Koshinaka wins IWGP jr title) Nobuhiko Takada vs Shiro Koshinaka, 2/5/87 (JIP - this is the infamous "broken fingers" match as Koshinaka works over Takada's broken fingers throughout the match) NOBUHIKO TAKADA & AKIRA MAEDA VS KEIJI MUTOH & SHIRO KOSHINAKA, 3/20/87 ('87 Tag League Final) Nobuhiko Takada vs Keichi Yamada, 8/19/87 (IWGP jr title tourney 1st rd - clip) Nobuhiko Takada vs Kazuo Yamazaki, 8/20/87 (IWGP jr title tourney semi-final - 2 min clip) NOBUHIKO TAKADA VS KUNIAKAI KOBAYASHI, 8/20/87 (IWGP jr title tourney final - Kobayashi wins title) NOBUHIKO TAKADA VS HIRO HASE, 3/11/88