NJPW announced the line-ups for several of their upcoming shwos after their annual Tokyo Dome show, including the following:
* January will feature a series of shows featuring NJPW vs. CMLL themes. One of the shows will see a tag team main event with Tanahashi & La Sombra taking on Shinsuke Nakamura & Misterioso Jr. on January 18 in Tokyo.
* The promotion's February 10th show is called "The New Beginning" and includes the following matches:
IWGP World Title match: Tanahashi vs. "Machine Gun" Karl Anderson
IWGP Tag Title match: Lance Archer & Davey Boy, Smith, Jr. vs. Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
IWGP Jr. Tag Title match: Alex Shelley & Kushida vs. Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov
IWGP Jr. Hvt. Title match: Prince Devitt vs. Ryusuku Taguchi
* March 11th, 17th, 19th, 20th, 22nd and 23rd will see the annual New Japan Cup tournament. Competitors will be announced at a later time.