'''Mitsuharu Misawa''' is a former Japanese professional wrestler. Best known for being one Japan's biggest stars in Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling, leading a massive talent exodus from AJPW to form his own promotion Wrestling/ProWrestlingNOAH and having the largest amount of recognized five star matches in history. Sadly, he passed away during a match in 2009.
!!'''Tropes associated with Mitsuharu Misawa:'''
* TheAce: Misawa almost never lost, and he was booked as a wrestler who could do anything and everything, to be fair, he is one of the greatest wrestlers of all time who really do anything and everything.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Emerald green, as evidenced by his ring gear and the color of the NOAH ring mats.
* CoolMask: During his tenure as Manga/TigerMask II.
* FinishingMove: Several, including the Emerald Flowsion, Tiger Driver '91 and the Rolling Elbow (sometimes known as the "roaring elbow" by way of [[JapaneseRanguage Japanese language]].)
* LightningBruiser: While he got his start as the high flying Tiger Mask II, Misawa was a talented heavyweight whose primary finishers were a Powerslam variant and a Powerbomb.
* OneOfUs: Besides being a great wrestler, he was an avid videogamer who loved ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'', ''[[VideoGame/SuperRobotWars Super Robot Taisen]]'', ''Franchise/FireEmblem'' and ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros.''
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: After Giant Baba's death in 1999, conflicts with Baba's widow, seen as the real power behind the throne in AJPW, led to Misawa leading an exodus of wrestlers out of AJPW and to Misawa creating Pro Wrestling NOAH.