Great Voyage was an event promoted by Pro Wrestling NOAH annually since 2000. In 2015, NOAH produced five events under the Great Voyage name that were on different days. The events featured a lot of title matches that were contested for GHC championships. These were tenth under the Great Voyage name. The event featured the storyline of Pro Wrestling Noah battling against Suzuki-gun.

Production[edit | edit source]

Storylines[edit | edit source]

The Great Voyage shows featured nine professional wrestling matches expect Great Voyage in Nagoya - Masashi Aoyagi Retirement Ceremony featured seven matches and each that involved different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portrayed villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.

Nagoya and Tokyo[edit | edit source]

Following NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 9 in Tokyo Dome, Suzuki-gun declared war on Naomichi Marufuji and TMDK for them coming to Toru Yano's aid at the event. Afterwards, on January 10, the entire Suzuki-gun stable made a surprise appearance for Pro Wrestling Noah, occupying the ring after the main event where Marufuji had successfully defended his GHC Heavyweight Championship against Satoshi Kojima. While Suzuki hit Marufuji with his finishing move, the Gotch-Style Piledriver, his stablemates attacked everyone who tried to enter the ring to stop him, including the new GHC Tag Team Champions TMDK and GHC Junior Heavyweight Champion Atsushi Kotoge. Afterwards, Kotoge and Marufuji got their matches.

Yokohama[edit | edit source]

In April, Suzuki-gun and Noah entered the 2015 Global Tag League, K.E.S made it to the finals of the tournament, where, on May 4, they were defeated by the eventual winners of the tournament Dangan Yankies (Masato Tanaka and Takashi Sugiura). Afterwards Tanaka and Sugiura challenged K.E.S for the titles and was later made offcial.

Osaka[edit | edit source]

During the year of 2015, War Machine (Hanson and Raymond Rowe) had been in a cross-promotional feud with K.E.S, afterwards on August 22, War Machine defeated K.E.S in a non-title match and challenged them to a match for the GHC Tag Team Champions, which K.E.S accepted.

After Minoru Suzuki, defended the GHC Heavyweight Championship against Yoshihiro Takayama, Takashi Sugiura, who earlier in the event had defeated Shelton X Benjamin in their personal grudge match, stepped up as Suzuki's next challenger

Through late July and early August, Suzuki-gun and Noah took part in the 2015 Global Junior Heavyweight League, wrestling in separate blocks. Although both Desperado and Michinoku managed to secure early wins, losses on the final day of the tournament prevented them from making it to the finals. The winner of the tournament, Daisuke Harada, issued a challenge to Taichi for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship.

Nagoya[edit | edit source]

On August 22, Daisuke Harada and Atsushi Kotoge announced they were reuniting for the 2015 NTV G+ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League which would mark their first match together as a tag team in four years. On September 22, Harada and Kotoge finished their round-robin block in the NTV G+ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League with a record of three wins and one loss, winning their block and advancing to the finals. Meanwhile, El Desperado and Taka Michinoku made it to the finals of the 2015 NTV G+ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League. Later that same day, they defeated the reigning Desperado and Mchinoku in the finals to win the tournament.

Events[edit | edit source]

Great Voyage in Nagoya[edit | edit source]

# Results Stipulations Times
1 Yoshinari Ogawa, Zack Sabre Jr. and Jonah Rock defeated Masashi Aoyagi, Hide Kubota and Yasu Kubota Six-man Tag Team match 5:29
2 Akitoshi Saito, Genba Hirayanagi and Quiet Storm defeated Choukibou-gun (Hajime Ohara, Kenoh and Mitsuhiro Kitamiya) Six-man Tag Team match 8:29
3 Choukibou-gun (Takeshi Morishima and Maybach Taniguchi) defeated BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima and Taiji Ishimori) Tag team match 7:16
4 Suzuki-gun (Taichi and El Desperado) defeated Atsushi Kotoge and Hitoshi Kumano Tag team match 13:05
5 Shelton Benjamin defeated Muhammad Yone Singles match 7:01
6 Takashi Sugiura defeated Takashi Iizuka by disqualification Singles match 8:30
7 Minoru Suzuki defeated Daisuke Harada Singles match 8:51
8 Naomichi Marufuji defeated Taka Michinoku Singles match 10:22
9 K.E.S. (Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer) defeated TMDK (Mikey Nicholls and Shane Haste) (c) Tag team match for the GHC Tag Team Championship 29:04
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • Videoicon.png – refers to the video of that match

Great Voyage in Tokyo[edit | edit source]

# Results Stipulations Times
1 Mitsuhiro Kitamiya defeated Hitoshi Kumano Singles match 6:58
2 Muhammad Yone, Katsuhiko Nakajima, Taiji Ishimori and Captain Noah defeated Yoshinari Ogawa, Zack Sabre Jr., Super Crazy and Jonah Rock) Eight-man Tag Team match 10:39
3 Strong BJ (Daisuke Sekimoto and Yuji Okabayashi) defeated Akitoshi Saito and Quiet Storm Tag team match 11:57
4 Choukibou-gun (Takeshi Morishima and Maybach Taniguchi) defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Manabu Nakanishi) Tag team match 12:11
5 Dangan Yankees (Takashi Sugiura and Masato Tanaka) defeated Suzuki-gun (Shelton Benjamin and Takashi Iizuka) defeated Muhammad Yone Tag team match 16:34
6 Suzuki-gun (Taka Michinoku and El Desperado) defeated No Mercy (Daisuke Harada and Genba Hirayanagi) and Choukibou-Gun (Kenoh and Hajime Ohara) (c) 3-Way Tag Team match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 10:02
7 Taichi defeated Atsushi Kotoge (c) Singles match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship 18:57
8 K.E.S. (Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer) (c) defeated TMDK (Mikey Nicholls and Shane Haste) Tag team match for the GHC Tag Team Championship 15:49
9 Minoru Suzuki defeated Naomichi Marufuji (c) Singles match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship 23:40
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • Videoicon.png – refers to the video of that match

Great Voyage in Yokohama[edit | edit source]

# Results Stipulations Times
1 Genba Hirayanagi and Hitoshi Kumano defeated Super Crazy and Jack Gamble Tag Team match 5:42
2 Akitoshi Saito and Captain Noah defeated Choukibou-gun (Kenoh and Mitsuhiro Kitamiya) Tag Team match 6:49
3 Daisuke Harada defeated Hajime Ohara Singles match 12:11
4 BRAVE (Muhammad Yone, Katsuhiko Nakajima and Taiji Ishimori) defeated Mikey Nicholls, Shane Haste and Quiet Storm Six-man Tag team match 10:42
5 Suzuki-gun (Taka Michinoku and El Desperado) (c) defeated Yoshinari Ogawa and Zack Sabre Jr.) Tag team match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 13:15
6 Taichi (c) defeated Atsushi Kotoge Singles match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship 18:57
7 Maybach Taniguchi and Maybach Blue Justice defeated Suzuki-gun (Shelton Benjamin and Takashi Iizuka) Tag team match 10:57
8 K.E.S. (Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer) (c) defeated Dangan Yankees (Masato Tanaka and Takashi Sugiura) Tag team match for the GHC Tag Team Championship 11:08
9 Minoru Suzuki (c) defeated Naomichi Marufuji Singles match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship 25:54
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • Videoicon.png – refers to the video of that match

Great Voyage in Osaka[edit | edit source]

# Results Stipulations Times
1 Yoshihiro Takayama, Muhammad Yone, Akitoshi Saito and Quiet Storm defeated Kenoh, Hajime Ohara, Genba Hirayanagi and Captain Noah Eight-man Tag Team match 8:10
2 Suzuki-gun (Taka Michinoku and El Desperado) defeated Mitsuhiro Kitamiya and Kota Umeda Tag Team match 10:33
3 Buffalo and Billyken Kid defeated Super Crazy and Hitoshi Kumano Tag Team match for the NTV G+ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League tournament 8:10
4 Yoshinari Ogawa and Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Taiji Ishimori and Masamune Tag Team match for the NTV G+ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League tournament 13:01
5 Shelton Benjamin defeated Katsuhiko Nakajima Singles match 13:08
6 Maybach Taniguchi defeated Takashi Iizuka No Disqualification match 11:53
7 Taichi (c) defeated Daisuke Harada Singles match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship 18:37
8 K.E.S. (Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer) (c) defeated War Machine (Hanson and Raymond Rowe) Tag team match for the GHC Tag Team Championship 18:40
9 Minoru Suzuki (c) defeated Takashi Sugiura Singles match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship 29:19
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • Videoicon.png – refers to the video of that match

Great Voyage in Nagoya - Masashi Aoyagi Retirement Ceremony[edit | edit source]

# Results Stipulations Times
1 Genba Hirayanagi and Captain Noah defeated Mitsuhiro Kitamiya and Shiro Tomoyose Tag Team match 10:41
2 Choukibou-gun (Maybach Taniguchi and Hajime Ohara) defeated Yoshinari Ogawa and Quiet Storm Tag Team match 8:44
3 Akitoshi Saito and Shiro Koshinaka defeated Yoshihiro Takayama and Takuma Sano Tag Team match
Masashi Aoyagi Retirement Honorary Match
7:21
4 Katsuhiko Nakajima and Hitoshi Kumano defeated Yuji Nagata and Sho Tanaka Tag Team match 14:42
5 Taiji Ishimori defeated Kenoh Singles match 7:53
6 Naomichi Marufuji, Muhammad Yone and Takashi Sugiura defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka and Taichi) Six-man tag team match 14:54
7 Momo no Seishun Tag (Atsushi Kotoge and Daisuke Harada) defeated Suzuki-gun (Taka Michinoku and El Desperado) (c) Tag team match for the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 24:39
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • Videoicon.png – refers to the video of that match
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