Akira Taue



Height: 6'3"

Weight: 265 lbs

Real Name: Unknown

DOB: 5/08/1961

Hometown: Chichibu City, Saitama, Japan

Other Names: Tamakarin

Wrestler Since: 1988

Finishing Maneuver: Dynamic Bomb, Ruby Erosion, Nodowa Otoshi

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #251(2007), #91(2006), #184(2005), #279(2004), #342(2003), #121(2002), #122(2001), #94(2000), #59(1999), #51(1998), #33(1997), #56(1996), #153(1995), #118(1994)

Other Related Websites:
Akira Taue - Green Destiny Bio
Akira Taue - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Akira Taue - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (55 - 63, 2 Draws)
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 27, '88) = Taue & Isamu Teranishi defeated Haruka Eigen & Mighty Inoue.
- AJPW Bruiser Brody Memorial Show (August 29, '88) = Taue & Shinichi Nakano took down Rocky Iaukea & the V.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 16, '88) = Taue, Shinichi Nakano, & Takagi fell to Giant Baba, Rusher Kimura, & Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 8, '89) = Taue, Shinichi Nakano, & Isao Takagi beat Tatsumi Kitamura, & Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '89) = Taue, Shinichi Nakano, & Isao Takagi won over Don Muraco, Dick Slater, & Mitch Snow.
- AJPW Asunaro Cup (July '89) = Taue competed in the league, which was won by Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 2, '89) = Taue pinned Goro Tsurumi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 6, '89) = Taue & Takagi took down Isamu Teranishi & Goro Tsurumi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 6, '90) = Taue & the Mighty Inoue fell to Footloose.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 8, '90) = Taue & Masao Orihara lost to Samson Fuyuki & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 1, '90) = Taue, Giant Baba, & Rusher Kimura beat Haruka Eigan, Masa Fuchi, & Motoshi Okuma.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '90 (November/December) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta competed in the league, which was won by Terry Gordy & Steve Williams.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 7, '90) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta fell to Toshiaki Kawada & Mitsu Misawa.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '91 (March/April) = Taue competed in the league, which was won by Jumbo Tsuruta.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 18, '91) = Taue won, via Countout, over Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 1, '91) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta lost to the AJPW World Tag-Team Champs, Stan Hansen & Danny Spivey.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 4, '91) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta lost to the AJPW World Tag-Team Champs, Toshiaki Kawada & Mitsuharu Misawa.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '91 (November/December) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta competed in the league, which was won by Terry Gordy & Steve Williams.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 6, '91) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta took down Stan Hansen & Danny Spivey.
- AJPW Heavyweight Battle Royal (January 2, '92) = Taue won the Battle Royal.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 4, '92) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta won the AJPW World Tag-Team Titles, beating Terry Gordy & Steve Williams.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '92 (March/April) = Taue competed in the league, which was won by Stan Hansen.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '92) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta retained the AJPW World Tag Titles, winning over Kenta Kobashi & Mitsu Misawa.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (August 22, '92) = Taue & Jumbo Tsuruta fell to Terry Gordy & Steve Williams.
- AJPW 20th Anniversary Show (October 21, '92) = Taue & Yoshinori Ogawa took down Jun Akiyama & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '92 (November/December) = Taue & Jun Akiyama lost in the finals of the league to Toshiaki Kawada & Mitsuharu Misawa.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (February 28, '93) = Taue lost to the AJPW Triple Crown Champion, Mitsu Misawa.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '93 (March/April) = Taue competed in the league, which was won by Stan Hansen.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 1, '93) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada defended the AJPW Tag Titles, beating Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 29, '93) = Taue beat Bubba Rogers.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 3, '93) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada lost the AJPW Tag-Team Titles to Stan Hansen & Ted DiBiase.
- AJPW 21st Anniversary Show (October 23, '93) = Taue & Yoshinori Ogawa lost to the Eagle & the Patriot.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 3, '93) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada lost in the finals of the 1993 Real World Tag League to Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi, who won the vacated AJPW Tag Titles.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 5, '94) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada beat Takako Omori & Jun Akiyama.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '94 (March/April) = Taue competed in the league, which was won by Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 16, '94) = Taue pinned Johnny Smith.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 3, '94) = Taue & Tamon Honda fell to Jun Akiyama & Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 28, '94) = Taue, Toshiaki Kawada, & Masa Fuchi won over Kenta Kobashi, Giant Baba & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 3, '94) = Taue, Toshiaki Kawada, & Takao Omori were beaten by Mitsuharu Misawa, Tamon Honda & Giant Baba.
- AJPW 22nd Anniversary Show (October 22, '94) = Taue & Kenta Kobashi fell to Stan Hansen & Mitsu Misawa.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 10, '94) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada lost in the finals of the 1994 Real World Tag League to Stan Hansen & Giant Baba.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 4, '95) = Taue, Masa Fuchi, & Masao Inoue were beaten by Jumbo Tsuruta, Jun Akiyama, & Giant Baba.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '95 (March/April) = Taue lost in the finals of the league to Mitsu Misawa.
- Weekly Pro At Tokyo Dome (April 2, '95) = Taue, Toshiaki Kawada, & Johnny Ace fought to a 30-Minute Draw with Stan Hansen, Kenta Kobashi, & Mitsu Misawa.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 9, '95) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada took down Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi to gain the AJPW World Tag-Team Titles.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 24, '95) = Taue fought to a 30-Minute Draw with Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 10, '95) = Taue lost to the Triple Crown Champion, Mitsu Misawa.
- AJPW 23rd Anniversary Show (October 25, '95) = Taue, Tamon Honda, & Takao Omori fell to Jumbo Tsuruta, Stan Hansen, & Giant Baba.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 9, '95) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada lost in the finals of the 1995 Real World Tag League to Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 2, '96) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada retained the AJPW Tag Titles, beating Kenta Kobashi & Jun Akiyama.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '96 (March/April) = Taue defeated Steven Williams in the finals to win the league.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 7, '96) = Taue retained the AJPW Triple Crown Championship, pinning Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 24, '96) = Taue lost the Triple Crown Title to Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 5, '96) = Taue, Yoshinori Ogawa, & Tamon Honda took down Toshiaki Kawada, Masa Fuchi, & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi.
- AJPW 24th Anniversary Show (October 18, '96) = Taue, Dory Funk Jr, & Giant Baba defeated Jun Akiyama, Mitsu Misawa, & Jumbo Tsuruta.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 6, '96) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada won the 1996 Real World Tag League, beating Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 1, '97) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada stayed the AJPW Tag Champs, winning over Gary Albright & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '97 (March/April) = Taue competed in the league, which was won by Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 19, '97) = Taue & Masao Inoue were beaten by Jun Akiyama & Tamon Honda.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 6, '97) = Taue & Tamon Honda defeated Giant Kimala II & Bobby Duncum Jr.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 25, '97) = Taue lost to the AJPW Triple Crown Champion, Mitsu Misawa.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 6, '97) = Taue, Toshiaki Kawada, & Tamon Honda lost to Steve Williams, Gary Albright & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- AJPW 25th Anniversary Show (October 21, '97) = Taue pinned Johnny Ace.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 5, '97) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada defeated Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama to win the 1997 Real World Tag League.
- AJPW Asunaro Cup (January '98) = Taue & Kentaro Shiga lost in the finals of the league to Jun Akiyama & Takao Omori.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (February 28, '98) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada retained the AJPW Tag Titles, beating Steve Williams & Gary Albright.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 18, '98) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada won over Johnny Smith & Johnny Ace.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '98 (March/April) = Taue competed in the league, which was won by Mitsu Misawa.
- AJPW Showdown At The Ege (May 1, '98) = Taue, Masao Inoue, & Takao Omori defeated Hideki Hosaka, Tetsuhiro Kuroda, & Gladiator.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 12, '98) = Taue beat Bobby Duncum Jr.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 24, '98) = Taue & Jun Izumida fell to Gary Albright & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 11, '98) = Taue lost to the Triple Crown Champion, Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW 26th Anniversary Show (October 31, '98) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada defeated Yoshihiro Takayama & Masahito Kakihara.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 5, '98) = Taue, Toshiaki Kawada, & Yoshihiro Takayama fell to Mitsuharu Misawa, Yoshinori Ogawa & Masahito Kakihara.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 6, '99) = Taue lost to Vader, who won the vacated AJPW Triple Crown Title.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '99 (March/April) = Taue competed in the league, which was won by Vader.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 16, '99) = Taue, Masao Inoue, & Jinsei Shinzaki were beaten by Masahito Kakihara, Mitsu Misawa, & Yoshinari Ogawa.
- AJPW Giant Baba Memorial Show (May 2, '99) = Taue, Stan Hansen, & Steve Williams won over Gary Albright, Takao Omori, & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 11, '99) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada were beaten by Takao Omori & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 23, '99) = Taue pinned Pierre Oulette.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 4, '99) = Taue took down Hiroshi Hase.
- AJPW 27th Anniversary Show (October 30, '99) = Taue, Stan Hansen, & Jinsei Shinzaki won over Johnny Ace, Mike Buron, & Mauneukea Mossman.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '99 (November/December) = Taue & Stan Hansen lost in the finals to Jun Akiyama & Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (February 27, '00) = Taue, Toshiaki Kawada, & Stan Hansen defeated Johnny Smith, Steve Williams & Giant Kimala II.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 15, '00) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada won over Johnny Smith & Steve Williams.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 9, '00) = Taue & Toshiaki Kawada beat Johnny Ace & Mike Burton. Later that night, Taue & Kawada took down Takao Omori & Yoshihiro Takayama for the vacated AJPW Tag-Team Titles.
- NOAH Differ Ariake PPV (August 5, '00) = Taue & Mitsu Misawa lost a "Three Falls" Match to Jun Akiyama & Kenta Kobashi.
- NOAH Differ Ariake PPV (August 6, '00) = Taue & Jun Izumida defeated Takao Omori & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH Differ Ariake PPV (September 15, '00) = Taue & Masao Inoue fell to Mitsu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa.
- NOAH Great Voyage (December 23, '00) = Taue was pinned by Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH GHC Heavyweight Title Tournament (March/April '01) = Taue lost in the first round to Vader. Mitsu Misawa won the tournament.
- NOAH Ariake Coliseum PPV (April 15, '01) = Taue & Jun Akiyama took down Takeshi Morishima & Takeshi Rikio.
- NOAH GHC Tag-Team Title Tournament (October '01) = Taue & Jun Izumida lost in the first round to Tamon Honda & Masao Inoue. Vader & Scorpio won the tournament.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 10, '03) = Taue & Kenta Kobashi beat Masa Chono & Mitsu Misawa.
- NOAH Departure '04 (July 10) = Taue & Naoki Sano defeated Daisuke Ikeda & Mohammed Yone.
- NOAH Destiny '05 (July 18) = Taue, Haruka Eigen, Jun Izumida, & Naoki Sano fell to Masao Inoue, Kishin Kawabata, Shiro Koshinaka, & Akitoshi Saito.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 22, '06) = Taue lost the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Title to Jun Akiyama.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 5, '06) = Taue was pinned by Naomichi Marufuji.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 23, '06) = Taue & Takuma Sano won over Eddie Edwards & Scorpio.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 16, '06) = Taue & Katsuhiko Nakajima defeated Yoshinari Ogawa & Ippei Ota.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 9, '06) = Taue & Go Shiosaki fell to Katsuyori Shibata & KENTA.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (October 29, '06) = Taue & Kentaro Shiga beat Akitoshi Saito & Go Shiosaki.
- NOAH GHC Tag-Team Title Tournament (October/December '06) = Taue & Suwa won over Nigel McGuinness & Doug Williams, then fell to Takuma Sano & Yoshihiro Takayama. Takeshi Morishima & Mohammed Yone won the tournament.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (December 10, '06) = Taue, Atsushi Aoki, Mushiking Terry, & Taiji Ishimori took down Shuji Kondo, Brother Yasshi, Suwa, & Taru.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 21, '07) = Taue pinned Makoto Hashi.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 4, '07) = Taue & Naomichi Marufuji were beaten by Takuma Sano & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 28, '07) = Taue, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, & Shuhei Taniguchi fell to Kishin Kawabata, Joe E. Legend, & Kentaro Shiga.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 15, '07) = Taue lost to the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Champion, Mitsuharu Misawa.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 9, '07) = Taue, Ricky Marvin, & Kotaro Suzuki fell to Takuma Sano, Takashi Sugiura, & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH GHC Tag-Team Title League '07 (October) = Taue & Go Shiosaki competed in the league, which was won by D-Lo Brown & Bull Buchanan.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (October 27, '07) = Taue, Go Shiosaki, & KENTA defeated Ricky Marvin, Takuma Sano, & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (December 2, '07) = Taue & Kentaro Shiga were beaten by Akitoshi Saito & Bison Smith.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 2, '08) = Taue & Junji Izumida won over the Kings of Wrestling.
- NOAH GHC Tag-Team Titles League (March/April '08) = Taue & Go Shiosaki competed in the league, which was won by Akitoshi Saito & Bison Smith.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 27, '08) = Taue, Ricky Marvin, & Kotaru Suzuki fell to D-Lo Brown, Bull Buchanan, & Bobby Fish.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 18, '08) = Taue, Yoshinari Ogawa, & Kotaro Suzuki beat Tamon Honda, Akihiko Ito, & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 6, '08) = Taue & Mohammed Yone defeated Takuma Sano & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH The Tournament '08 (December) = Taue lost in the first round to Kenta. Akitoshi Saito won the tournament.

Title Summary:
- AJPW All Asia Tag-Team Champion w/ Shinichi Nakano (6/05/90 - 7/90)
- AJPW World Tag-Team Champion w/ Jumbo Tsuruta (3/04/92 - 11/13/92)
- AJPW World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Toshiaki Kawada (5/20/93 - 9/03/93)
- AJPW World Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Toshiaki Kawada (6/09/95 - 1/24/96)
- AJPW World Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Toshiaki Kawada (2/20/96 - 5/23/96)
- AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion (5/24/96 - 7/24/96)
- AJPW World Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Toshiaki Kawada (1/17/97 - 5/27/97)
- AJPW World Tag-Team Champion(6) w/ Toshiaki Kawada (1/25/98 - 1/07/99)
- AJPW World Tag-Team Champion(7) w/ Toshiaki Kawada (6/09/00 - 6/00)
- NOAH GHC Heavyweight Champion (11/05/05 - 1/22/06)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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