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{{Infobox wrestler 2|name = Hana Kimura|image = KimuraH.jpg|Born = {{birth date and age|1997|09|3|mf=y}}|caption =|Family = Kyoko Kimura (mother)<br />Isao Kobayashi (father)|height = {{height|m=1.64}}|weight = {{convert|58|kg|lb|abbr=on}}|trainer = Wrestle-1 Dojo|debut = March 30, 2016|Birth place = Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan|names = '''Hana Kimura'''}}
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{{Infobox wrestler 2
{{nihongo|'''Hana Kimura'''|木村花|Kimura Hana|born September 3, 1997}} is a Japanese professional wrestler, currently signed to the [[Wrestle-1]] wherehe wrestle in thier sub-promotion [[Pro-Wrestling A.C.E|Pro Wrestling A.C.E.]] and working in its two promotions; [[World Wonder Ring Stardom]] and [[Sendai Girls Pro Wrestling]]. He his the daughter of wrestler [[Kyoko Kimura]] and his father is mixed martial arts figther Isao Kobayashi.
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|name = Hana Kimura
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|image = KimuraH.jpg
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|caption =
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|birth_name = {{nihongo|Hana Kimura|木村花|Kimura Hana}}
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|birth_date = {{Birth date|1997|09|3}}
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|birth_place = Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
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|family = [[Kyoko Kimura]] (mother)<br />Isao Kobayashi (father)
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|height = {{height|m=1.64}}
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|weight = {{convert|58|kg|lb|abbr=on}}
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|trainer = Wrestle-1 Dojo
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|debut = March 30, 2016
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|names = Hana Kimura<br/>HANA
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|death_date = {{death date and age|2020|5|23|1997|09|3|mf=y}}
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|death_place=Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
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|death_cause = Suicide (Hydrogen sulfide)
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}}
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{{nihongo|'''Hana Kimura'''|木村花|Kimura Hana|born September 3, 1997 &ndash; May 23, 2020}} was a Japanese professional wrestler, most notably working for [[World Wonder Ring Stardom]]. Kimura also worked for other wrestling promotions such as [[WAVE]], [[Sendai Girls]], [[JWP]] and [[Wrestle-1]] where she debuted as wrestler.
   
 
==Professional wrestling career==
 
==Professional wrestling career==
She was accepted to the Wrestle-1 dojo after she passed an audition that took place in December of 2015. At same month she was announced as a round girl of the "Super Teriffic Cuties" as '''HANA'''. On March 30, 2016 she made his professional wrestling debut losing to her classemate [[Reika Saiki]]. She spend the rest of the year wrestling in diferent promotions such as [[WAVE]], [[Sendai Girls]].
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Prior to her professional wrestling career, Kimura won the [[DDT Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship]] one time on August 21, 2005, at a live event in Tokyo, then lost the title to her mother [[Kyoko Kimura|Kyoko]].
   
In July he started to compete in [[JWP]] she recieved his first championship shot for the [[JWP Tag Team Championship|JWP]] and [[Daily Sports Women's Tag Team Championship]] with [[Hanako Nakamori]] losing to [[Arisa Nakajima]] and[[Arisa Nakajima| ]][[Tsukasa Fujimoto]]. After that she particpated in the the tournament for the vacated [[JWP Junior Championship]] and [[Princess of ProWrestling Championship|Princess of Pro Wrestling Championship]] where she defeated Yuina Onasaka in first round and later [[Yako Fujigasaki]] to become to new champion winning her first and second professional wrestling championship on September 18.
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Hana was accepted in to the Wrestle-1 dojo after she passed an audition that took place in December of 2015. At the same month she was announced as a round girl of the "Super Teriffic Cuties" as '''HANA'''. On March 30, 2016 she made her professional wrestling debut losing to her classemate [[Reika Saiki]]. She spent the rest of the year wrestling in different promotions such as [[WAVE]], [[Sendai Girls]].
   
Two days later she started to compete in [[Stardom]] where she joined her mother's [[Oedo Tai]]'s unit where they won the [[Artist Of Stardom Championship]] defeating [[Io Shirai]], [[Kairi Hojo]] and [[Mayu Iwatani]] on October 10. On November 12 it was announced that Kimura will be joining her rookie mates to [[Pro-Wrestling A.C.E|Pro Wrestling A.C.E]]. On December 28 she lost the belts Yako Fujigasaki. On January 7 they lost the titles to [[HZK]], Io Shirai and [[Momo Watanabe]]. Sixteen days later she defeated her mother in her retirement match. On June 21 Kimura and Kagetsu defeated [[Hiroyo Matsumoto]] and [[Jungle Kyona]] to win the [[Goddess of Stardom Championship]].
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In July she started to compete in [[JWP]] she received her first championship shot for the [[JWP Tag Team Championship|JWP]] and [[Daily Sports Women's Tag Team Championship|Daily Sports Women's&nbsp;Tag Team Championship]] with [[Hanako Nakamori]] losing to [[Arisa Nakajima]] and [[Tsukasa Fujimoto]]. After that, she participated in the tournament for the vacated [[JWP Junior Championship]] and [[Princess of ProWrestling Championship|Princess of Pro Wrestling Championship]] where she defeated Yuina Onasaka in the first round and later [[Yako Fujigasaki]] to become the new champion winning her first and second professional wrestling championship on September 18.
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Two days later she started to compete in [[Stardom]] where she joined her mother's [[Oedo Tai]]'s unit where she teamed with her mother [[Kyoko Kimura]] and [[Kagetsu]] won the [[Artist Of Stardom Championship]] defeating [[Io Shirai]], [[Kairi Hojo]] and [[Mayu Iwatani]] on October 10. On November 12 it was announced that Kimura will be joining her rookie mates to [[Pro-Wrestling A.C.E|Pro Wrestling A.C.E]], where she would later join the main roster. On December 28 she lost the JWP Junior and Princess of Pro Wrestling Championship to Yako Fujigasaki. On January 7 Hana, Kyoko and Kagetsu lost the Artist Of Stardom Championship to [[HZK]], Io Shirai and [[Momo Watanabe]]. Sixteen days later she defeated her mother in her retirement match. On June 21 Kimura and Kagetsu defeated [[Hiroyo Matsumoto]] and [[Jungle Kyona]] to win the [[Goddess of Stardom Championship]]. On March 9, Kimura made her debut for American promotion Ring of Honor (ROH), when she was announced as part of a tournament to crown the inaugural Women of Honor Champion losing to [[Sumie Sakai]] in the first round. In March 2019 Kimura announced that she was leaving Wrestle-1. From August 17 to August 22, 2019 Kimura took part in the 2019 [[5★Star GP]]. After seven wins and one losses, Kimura advanced to the finals, where she defeated [[Konami]] to win the tournament. On October 14, Kimura unsuccessfully challenged [[Bea Priestley]] for the [[World of Stardom Championship]]. On January 4, 2020, Kimura, along with [[Giulia]], [[Mayu Iwatani]] and [[Arisa Hoshiki]] made a appearance at [[New Japan Pro-Wrestling]]'s [[Wrestle Kingdom 14]] event at the Tokyo Dome in a dark tag team match where they lost to Iwatani and Hoshiki.
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==Personal life==
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Kimura was the daughter of [[Kyoko Kimura]], also a professional wrestler. Before she was one year old, she was separated from her father. While the identity of her biological father is not publicly known, Kimura had mentioned in interviews that he was an Indonesian national and because of this she was referred to as Indonesian-Japanese. Throughout her life, Kimura was the subject of bullying because of her mixed ethnic heritage.
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==Death==
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On May 23, 2020, it was reported that Kimura had died at the age of 22.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.fightful.com/wrestling/hana-kimura-has-passed-away|title=Hana Kimura Has Passed Away|work=Fightful|first=Robert|last=DeFelice|date=May 22, 2020|accessdate=May 22, 2020}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/a5fee5be32f86debf7224221b27892ddd1d0ddda|title=『テラハ』出演の木村花さんが死去 22歳 所属のスターダムが発表|work=Yahoo|date=May 22 2020|accessdate=May 22, 2020|language=Japanese|trans-title=Hana Kimura, who appeared in "Teraha", died 22 years old Stardom announces}}</ref> Hours earlier, Kimura posted a potential suicide message with photos of her arms being self mutilated.<ref name="Kimura'sDeath">{{cite web |url=https://www.f4wonline.com/japan/hana-kimura-passes-away-22-years-old-311631 |title= Hana Kimura passes away at 22 years old|work=Wrestling Observer Newsletter|date=May 22 2020|accessdate=May 22, 2020|language=English}}</ref>
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Earlier in September, Kimura had started in September on the popular Netflix reality show Terrace House, in an incident filmed in early January, a male housemate named Kai washed his clothes while her outfit that she wore at the Tokyo Dome was in the washer and then threw it in the dryer and ruined the outfit. Since that incident aired, she started to get hate messages that sent her into depression.<ref name="Kimura'sDeath" />
   
 
==In wrestling==
 
==In wrestling==
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** Big Boot
 
** Big Boot
 
** Missile Kick
 
** Missile Kick
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* '''Entrance themes'''
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** "La La La (Brazil 2014)" by Shakira feat. Carlinhos Brown (Independent Circuit)
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** "Internet Friends" by Knife Party (Stardom)
   
 
==Championships and accomplishments==
 
==Championships and accomplishments==
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*'''[[Dramatic Dream Team]]'''
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**[[Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship]] ([[Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship#Title History|1 time]])
 
*'''[[JWP Joshi Puroresu]]'''
 
*'''[[JWP Joshi Puroresu]]'''
 
**[[JWP Junior Championship]] ([[JWP Junior Championship#Title history|1 time]])
 
**[[JWP Junior Championship]] ([[JWP Junior Championship#Title history|1 time]])
 
**[[Princess of Pro-Wrestling Championship]] ([[Princess of Pro-Wrestling Championship#Title history|1 time]])
 
**[[Princess of Pro-Wrestling Championship]] ([[Princess of Pro-Wrestling Championship#Title history|1 time]])
 
*'''[[World Wonder Ring Stardom]]'''
 
*'''[[World Wonder Ring Stardom]]'''
**[[Artist of Stardom Championship]] ([[Artist of Stardom Championship#Title history|1 time]]) – with [[Kyoko Inoue]] and [[Kagetsu]]
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**[[Artist of Stardom Championship]] ([[Artist of Stardom Championship#Title history|1 time]]) – with [[Kyoko Kimura]] and [[Kagetsu]]
**[[Goddess of Stardom Championship]] ([[Goddess of Stardom Championship#Title history|1 time]], current) – with Kagetsu
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**[[Goddess of Stardom Championship]] ([[Goddess of Stardom Championship#Title history|1 time]]) – with Kagetsu
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**[[5★Star GP]] ([[5★Star GP#2019|2019]])
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**Best Tag Team Award (2017) with Kagetsu
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**Fighting Spirit Award (2019)
 
*'''[[Sendai Girls]]'''
 
*'''[[Sendai Girls]]'''
**Sendai Girls Tag Team Championship Challenger Decision Tournament (2017)
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**Sendai Girls Tag Team Championship Challenger Decision Tournament (2017) – with [[Meiko Satomura]]
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
 
[[Category:Wrestlers]]
 
[[Category:Wrestlers]]
 
[[Category:Oedo Tai]]
 
[[Category:Oedo Tai]]
[[Category:Wrestle-1 Roster]]
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[[Category:Wrestle-1 alumin]]
 
[[Category:Pro Wrestling Wave Roster]]
 
[[Category:Pro Wrestling Wave Roster]]
 
[[Category:Sendai Girls Roster]]
 
[[Category:Sendai Girls Roster]]
 
[[Category:JWP Roster]]
 
[[Category:JWP Roster]]
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[[Category:Joshi]]
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[[Category:Tokyo Cyber Squad]]
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[[Category:World Wonder Ring Stardom Roster]]

Revision as of 17:48, May 31, 2020

Hana Kimura
KimuraH
Birth name Hana Kimura (木村花, Kimura Hana)
Born September 3, 1997(1997-09-03)
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Died May 23, 2020(2020-05-23) (aged 22)
Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
Cause of death Suicide (Hydrogen sulfide)
Family Kyoko Kimura (mother)
Isao Kobayashi (father)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Hana Kimura
HANA
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Trained By Wrestle-1 Dojo
Debut March 30, 2016

  Hana Kimura (木村花, Kimura Hana, born September 3, 1997 – May 23, 2020) was a Japanese professional wrestler, most notably working for World Wonder Ring Stardom. Kimura also worked for other wrestling promotions such as WAVE, Sendai Girls, JWP and Wrestle-1 where she debuted as wrestler.

Professional wrestling career

Prior to her professional wrestling career, Kimura won the DDT Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship one time on August 21, 2005, at a live event in Tokyo, then lost the title to her mother Kyoko.

Hana was accepted in to the Wrestle-1 dojo after she passed an audition that took place in December of 2015. At the same month she was announced as a round girl of the "Super Teriffic Cuties" as HANA. On March 30, 2016 she made her professional wrestling debut losing to her classemate Reika Saiki. She spent the rest of the year wrestling in different promotions such as WAVE, Sendai Girls.

In July she started to compete in JWP she received her first championship shot for the JWP and Daily Sports Women's Tag Team Championship with Hanako Nakamori losing to Arisa Nakajima and Tsukasa Fujimoto. After that, she participated in the tournament for the vacated JWP Junior Championship and Princess of Pro Wrestling Championship where she defeated Yuina Onasaka in the first round and later Yako Fujigasaki to become the new champion winning her first and second professional wrestling championship on September 18.

Two days later she started to compete in Stardom where she joined her mother's Oedo Tai's unit where she teamed with her mother Kyoko Kimura and Kagetsu won the Artist Of Stardom Championship defeating Io ShiraiKairi Hojo and Mayu Iwatani on October 10. On November 12 it was announced that Kimura will be joining her rookie mates to Pro Wrestling A.C.E, where she would later join the main roster. On December 28 she lost the JWP Junior and Princess of Pro Wrestling Championship to Yako Fujigasaki. On January 7 Hana, Kyoko and Kagetsu lost the Artist Of Stardom Championship to HZK, Io Shirai and Momo Watanabe. Sixteen days later she defeated her mother in her retirement match. On June 21 Kimura and Kagetsu defeated Hiroyo Matsumoto and Jungle Kyona to win the Goddess of Stardom Championship. On March 9, Kimura made her debut for American promotion Ring of Honor (ROH), when she was announced as part of a tournament to crown the inaugural Women of Honor Champion losing to Sumie Sakai in the first round. In March 2019 Kimura announced that she was leaving Wrestle-1. From August 17 to August 22, 2019 Kimura took part in the 2019 5★Star GP. After seven wins and one losses, Kimura advanced to the finals, where she defeated Konami to win the tournament. On October 14, Kimura unsuccessfully challenged Bea Priestley for the World of Stardom Championship. On January 4, 2020, Kimura, along with GiuliaMayu Iwatani and Arisa Hoshiki made a appearance at New Japan Pro-Wrestling's Wrestle Kingdom 14 event at the Tokyo Dome in a dark tag team match where they lost to Iwatani and Hoshiki.

Personal life

Kimura was the daughter of Kyoko Kimura, also a professional wrestler. Before she was one year old, she was separated from her father. While the identity of her biological father is not publicly known, Kimura had mentioned in interviews that he was an Indonesian national and because of this she was referred to as Indonesian-Japanese. Throughout her life, Kimura was the subject of bullying because of her mixed ethnic heritage.

Death

On May 23, 2020, it was reported that Kimura had died at the age of 22.[1][2] Hours earlier, Kimura posted a potential suicide message with photos of her arms being self mutilated.[3]

Earlier in September, Kimura had started in September on the popular Netflix reality show Terrace House, in an incident filmed in early January, a male housemate named Kai washed his clothes while her outfit that she wore at the Tokyo Dome was in the washer and then threw it in the dryer and ruined the outfit. Since that incident aired, she started to get hate messages that sent her into depression.[3]

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Kamagatame (Indian deathlock)
    • Big Boot
    • Missile Kick
  • Entrance themes
    • "La La La (Brazil 2014)" by Shakira feat. Carlinhos Brown (Independent Circuit)
    • "Internet Friends" by Knife Party (Stardom)

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. DeFelice, Robert 2020-05-22. Hana Kimura Has Passed Away . Fightful. Retrieved on 2020-05-22.
  2. 『テラハ』出演の木村花さんが死去 22歳 所属のスターダムが発表 [Hana Kimura, who appeared in "Teraha", died 22 years old Stardom announces] (in Japanese). Yahoo (2020-05-22). Retrieved on 2020-05-22.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hana Kimura passes away at 22 years old (in English). Wrestling Observer Newsletter (2020-05-22). Retrieved on 2020-05-22.
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