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In Photos: Remembering Antonio Inoki -- From wrestling star to national lawmaker in Japan

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Antonio Inoki, wearing his trademark red scarf and set to run in the House of Councillors election from the proportional representation block, stands as Shintaro Ishihara, left, shakes hands with Toru Hashimoto, during a stump speech in front of JR Shibuya Station in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward on June 6, 2013. Ishihara and Hashimoto co-headed Nippon Ishin (the Japan Innovation Party). (Mainichi/Koichiro Tezuka)

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