Ikemen Jiro made a surprise appearance at DDT God Bless DDT on October 22. There, he said would no longer be known as Ikemen Jiro. Instead, he has taken on the name Kuroshio TOKYO Japan. He will face Takeshi Masada at DDT Ultimate 2024 on November 12. Additionally, Kuroshio is scheduled to face Minoru Suzuki at the November 8 event.
Jiro was released by WWE in a round of cuts on September 21. In his last match for the promotion, he competed at the September 12 taping of NXT Level Up.
Jiro, then known as Jiro Kuroshio, previously competed for DDT and won the DDT Extreme Championship during his time with the company.