GAIJIN: An International Pro Wrestling Thriller

A project in Chicago, IL by James Oliva

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Can Matt soar through the Japanese wrestling scene before his side business burns Black Phoenix to ash?
Backers: 67
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $2,741 of $1,000
Dates: Jun 11th -> Jul 13th (32 days)
Project By: James Oliva
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Latest News

The Brackets are revealed!

June 27th - via:
Step into the world of the A1 Championship program with this exclusive preview.Here is the official bracket pairing for the tournament featured in our book. It is a round-robin format, unlike the typical single-elimination (playoff-style) tournaments... (Read More)

We’re Live Pal!

June 26th - via:
Hey! Things are going well with Gaijin Kickstarter. We’re 235% funded with 17 Days to go! Yesterday, I did a really cool interview with Garrett Gonzales and Andrew Zarian of The Wrestling... (Read More)

Another fun update!

June 17th - via:
Hey! We’re starting week 2 of the GAIJIN Kickstarter campaign. I a really fun interview with the Take A Knee Podcast that’s available on both audio and video. Take a look! <iframe width="560" height="315" src="  title="YouTube video player"... (Read More)

Stretch Goals!

June 14th - via:
Hey! The campaign is off to a tremendous start! But we have to keep this ball rolling. I really want to break our personal record for highest grossing Kickstarter, and in order to do that, we need to set some stretch goals. STRETCH GOAL 1If we can... (Read More)

Wow! What a first day!

June 12th - via:
Wow! Yesterday was the best day 1 of a Kickstarter campaign I have ever had! Not only did we reach our funding goal in just over three hours, but we hit 140% of our goal! Because of that, everyone who backs the campaign will receive a digital version... (Read More)

75% of the way there and STRETCH GOAL!

June 11th - via:
We launched for over two hours ago and we're already 75% of the way there! Here is a new stretch goal. If we hit our funding goal by the end of the day, everyone who backed the project will receive the A1 Championship Tournament program ebook! This... (Read More)

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