ALL TOGETHER now! Yesterday in Tokyo the recording of “ALL TOGETHER”, the official theme song for the special charity event on 8/27, was recorded with 30 wrestlers from New Japan, All-Japan & NOAH joining Japanese rock group FUNKIST to come together for a wrestling-themed version of the charity classic “We Are The World”, in this case led by the promotions’ respective champions-IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi, All-Japan Triple Crown Champion Suwama and GHC Heavyweight Champion Takashi Sugiura. These wrestlers also participated:
NOAH: Jun Akiyama, Takeshi Morishima, Go Shiozaki, Mohammed Yone, Shuhei Taniguchi, Kotaro Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, KENTA, Taiji Ishimori, Atsushi Aoki
All-Japan: Masakatsu Funaki, Ryota Hama, KAI, Hiroshi Yamato, Seiya Sanada, Manabu Soya, BUSHI
New Japan: Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata, Makabe, Hirooki Goto, Jushin Liger, Prince Devitt, Ryusuke Taguchi, King Fale, KUSHIDA, Satoshi Kojima (Remember that Shinsuke Nakamura is currently in Mexico)
Daily Sports reports Tanahashi even busted out a little air guitar as well.
The song will be released as follows:
Partial release: July 20
Full song release; July 27
Official CD on-sale date: August 24
A portion of all profits from the sale will be donated to earthquake disaster relief efforts.
More photos can be viewed at NOAH’s official report here:
You can also find out more about FUNKIST at their official website, funkist.info.