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

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Antonio Inoki, center, is flanked by Shintaro Ishihara, left, and Toru Hashimoto, in front of JR Shibuya Station in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward on June 6, 2013, as the former pro wrestler prepared to run in the House of Councillors election from the proportional representation block. Ishihara and Hashimoto co-headed Nippon Ishin (the Japan Innovation Party). (Mainichi/Koichiro Tezuka)

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