WWE is expanding its presence to ABEMA in Japan.
Tokyo Sports reported that from October 3, 2023, WWE RAW and SmackDown will be air on ABEMA in Japan. The scheduling details indicate that RAW will air on Tuesdays at 8 PM, while SmackDown will be shown on Saturdays at 8 PM in Japan timing.
In addition to RAW and SmackDown, it has been announced that WWE’s premium live events will also be broadcast on ABEMA. And the good news for fans is that there will be no charges for watching these events and shows.
重大発表はこれだ！— 武藤 敬司 (@muto_keiji) September 28, 2023
Keiji Muto, also known as Great Muta, is set to serve as an ambassador for a special broadcast scheduled to air on September 29. Muta was also present at Payback 2023 PLE during Rollins and Nakamura match where Rollins retained the WWE World Heavyweight title.
WWE fans in Japan will experience the excitement and energy of WWE on a new platform now. Previously, WWE used to air on J Sports in the country.