Reo Hazuki (はづき蓮王 Hazuki Reo, born September 29, 1997) is a Japanese retired professional wrestler better known by the ring name Hazuki (葉月 Hazuki), where she worked for World Wonder Ring Stardom (Stardom). During her time in Stardom, Hazuki is a former one-time High Speed Champion and former four-times Artist of Stardom Champion.
Professional wrestling career
World Wonder Ring Stardom (2014–2019)
In October 2013, after Hazuki graduated from junior High School she began training to become a professional wrestler, but suffered an injured that sidelined her for six months, before on July 5, 2014, passing in her introductory test to be accepted into the Stardom dojo. The following day, at 16 years old, Hazuki made her professional wrestling debut losing to Koguma. Afterwards, Hazuki joined Io Shirai, Takumi Iroha, Mayu Iwatani and Yoshiko to form a new unit dubbed "Heisei-gun", which referred to the Heisei period in Japanese history, with all five wrestlers being born during it. The Heisei-gun began feuding with Nanae Takahashi's Showa-gun, during which Hazuki developed a feud with her generation rival Koguma. On December 7, Hazuki defeated Kris Wolf and Momo Watanabe to win the Rookie of Stardom award. On March 29, 2015 at Stardom The Highest, Hazuki unsuccesfully challenged Koguma for the High Speed Championship.
On November 20, 2016, Hazuki turned heel revealing herself as Io Shirai newest partner of Shirai, renaming herself to "HZK". HZK and Shirai were joined by Momo Watanabe, who had turned on Mayu Iwatani, forming the "Queen's Quest" stable. On January 7, 2017, Queen's Quest became the new Artist of Stardom Champions by defeating Oedo Tai (Kagetsu, Kyoko Kimura and Viper) for the vacant titles. The titles were declared vacated April 9, after Watanabe was sidelined with an injury. Six days later, HZK, Shirai and Queens Quest newest member AZM defeated Oedo Tai (Hana Kimura, Kagetsu and Rosa Negra) in the finals of a four-team tournament to win the Artist of Stardom Championship. They lost the title to Hiromi Mimura, Kairi Hojo and Konami on May 6, only to regain it on June 4. They lost the titles to Team Jungle (Hiroyo Matsumoto, Jungle Kyona and Kaori Yoneyama) on June 17. On August 13, HZK, Shirai and Viper defeated Matsumoto, Kyona and Yoneyama to regain the Artist of Stardom Championship. The titles were vacated on April 15, 2018, during the 2018 Stardom Draft, after HZK was drafted to Oedo Tai, renaming herself to "Hazuki" as part of her addition.
On December 24, Hazuki defeated Mary Apache to win High Speed Championship. As part of a working rewlationship between Stardom and American promtion Ring of Honor (ROH), Hazuki teamed with her Oedo Tai stablemate Kagetsu and Jenny Rose in winning effort against Hana Kimura, Stella Grey and Sumie Sakai. On July 20, 2019, Hazuki lost the High Speed Championship to Death Yama-san. On November 24, Hazuki announced that she would retire from professional wrestling on December 24. On December 24, Hazuki made her retirement match losing to her fellow Odeo Tai stablemate Natsuko Tora, ending her professional wrestling career.
- Finishing moves
- Atomic Bomb's Away (Diving Seated Senton)
- Codebreaker (Running Double Knee Facebreaker)
- Full Nelson Slam
- Signature moves
- Backstabber (Jumping reverse Bulldog)
- Arm Trap Crossface
- Shooting Star Press
- Belly-to-Back Faceslam
- Diving Senton
- Multiple Kick Variations
- Facewash Kick
- Pump Kick
- Swan Dive Dropkick
- Styles Clash (Belly-to-Back Inverted Mat Slam) - Adopted from AJ Styles
- Vertical Drop Brainbuster
- Michinoku Driver II - Adopted from Taka Michinoku
- "World Tiger IV II"
- Entrance themes
- "KENKA JOUTOU" by Kishidan
- "Dillon Francis & DJ Snaket "Get Low"
- "WILD A WAY"