Wrestling: Manami Toyota

Manami Toyota is a Japanese female Professional Wrestler, and widely regarded as the greatest ever female wrestler.

Toyota was born in 1971, made her wrestling debut in 1987 with All Japan Womens Pro Wrestling, and gained widespread attention at Wrestle Marinepiad 1989, where she and Mima Shimoda defeated Toshiyo Yamada and Etsuko Mita in an opening match that upstaged the more established wrestlers on the card. Her rise continued throughout the early 90s, establishing herself as one of the top names in women's wrestling. Towards the end of the 90s, injuries forced her to slow down from the fast-paced style she had become known for, but she continues to wrestle today, and has appeared in the US for the CHIKARA promotion.

The following tropes apply to Manami Toyota: