Kenta Kobashi and Jun Akiyama

Kenta Kobashi

Birthdate:  Match 27th, 1967
Height: 6'1''
Weight: 264 lbs.
Debut:  February 26th, 1988
Background:  All Japan Dojo
Ring Attire: Orange trunks

Jun Akiyama

Birthdate:  October 9th, 1969
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 242 lbs.
Debut:  September 17th, 1992
Background:  Amateur Wrestling
Ring Attire: Blue trunks

Promotion History: All Japan (1998 to 2000)
Tournaments Won: World's Strongest Tag Team League (1998 and 1999)
Major Puroresu Titles Held: All Japan World Tag Team Championship (Held 2 Times)

Biggest Matches:
- December 5th, 1998 vs. Vader and Stan Hansen (tournament win)
- January 7th, 1999 vs. Toshiaki Kawada and Akira Taue (title win)
- March 6th, 1999 vs. Mitsuharu Misawa and Yoshinari Ogawa (title defense)
- October 23rd, 1999 vs. Mitsuharu Misawa and Yoshinari Ogawa (title win)
- December 3rd, 1999 vs. Stan Hansen and Akira Taue (tournament win)

Career Highlights:

Forming later then most of the other major tag teams in All Japan, teaming with Kobashi was a huge step for Akiyama as he entered into the next phase of his career. Formed in 1998, they stayed a team through the end of the promotion in June of 2000. On January 7th, 1999 they won the All Japan World Tag Team Championship from the Holy Demon Army and they would hold the titles for five months. They would win them again on October 23rd, 1999 but they would lose to the gaijin monster tag team of Vader and Steve Williams. In June of 2000, the team disbanded when they both left All Japan for NOAH.

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