Hana Kimura Tribute Show Will Air On FITE TV

Posted By Caroline Walsh on 05/07/21

FITE TV has announced that the Hana Kimura tribute show, MATANE, will air on the service from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan on May 23. For fans in the US, it will air on May 22 at 10:30 PM ET, due to the time difference. The event was organized by Hana’s mother Kyoko.

The event’s official description reads: On May 23rd live on FITE is Hana Kimura Memorial “MATANE”. The event will honor the one year anniversary of the untimely passing Hana Kimura. The memorial evening features wrestlers such as Super Delfin, HUB, Yuko Miyamoto, Munenori, Sawa, Kaori, Yoneyama, Cherry, Hanako Nakamori, Yuki Miyazaki, VENY(ASUKA), KAGETSU, Mio Momono, Mika Iwata and much more.

Kimura passed away on May 23 of last year due to suicide, which was provoked by cyberbullying over an episode of the reality show Terrace House, which she appeared on.