My Dad is a Heel Wrestler [BR-RIP]

  • Movie: My Dad is a Heel Wrestler
  • Romaji: Papa wa Warumono Chanpion
  • Japanese: パパはわるものチャンピオン
  • Director: Kyohei Fujimura
  • Writer: Masahiro Itabashi (picture book), Hisanori Yoshida (picture book), Kyohei Fujimura
  • Producer: Yusuke Wakabayashi
  • Cinematographer: Hironori Yamasaki
  • Release Date: September 21, 2018
  • Runtime: 110 min.
  • Genre: Wrestling
  • Distributor: Showgate
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Takashi Omura (Hiroshi Tanahashi) was once a popular professional wrestler, but he isn’t popular anymore. He now wears a cockroach mask and wrestles as a villain. He is married to Shiori (Yoshino Kimura) and they have an elementary school aged son named Shota (Kokoro Terada). Takashi and Shiori have not yet told their son what Takashi does for a living. One day, Shota finds out that Takashi is a professional wrestler and a villain with a cockroach mask. Shota is shocked and tells a lie to his classmate that his dad is a popular professional wrestler.


  1. Based on the picture books ’’Papa no Shigoto wa Warumono Desu” and “Papa wa Warumono Chanpion ” by Masahiro Itabashi (writer) & Hisanori Yoshida (illustrator) (published May, 2011 by Iwasakishoten and May 30, 2014 by Iwasakishoten).


My Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Hiroshi Tanahashi.jpgMy Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Yoshino Kimura.jpgMy Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Kokoro Terada.jpgMy Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Riisa Naka.jpgMy Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Yo Oizumi.jpg
Hiroshi TanahashiYoshino KimuraKokoro TeradaRiisa NakaYo Oizumi
Takashi OmuraShiori OmuraShota OmuraMichiko Obachief editor
My Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Ryohei Otani.jpgMy Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Yasufumi Terawaki.jpgMy Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Yasushi Fuchikami.jpgMy Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Ukyo Matsumoto.jpgMy Dad Is A Heel Wrestler-Noa Kawazoe.jpg
Ryohei OtaniYasufumi TerawakiYasushi FuchikamiUkyo MatsumotoNoa Kawazoe
OtomoKo HondaDaisuke HiranoShohei MachidaYuri

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