Nickname: The Punk, Minowaman
- Putting on a show for the crowd and fighting much bigger opponents; such as, Bob Sapp, Hong-Man Choi, Giant Silva, Butterbean, and Zuluzinho.
- 2009 DREAM Super Hulk Tournament Champion.
- His entrances and antics inside the ring.
- His wild fighting style, which entails Minowa using many pro wrestling moves; such as, flying drop kicks and somersaults.
- An eccentric submission arsenal largely derived from a catch wrestling style.
- His fight against Kazushi Sakuraba at PRIDE Shockwave 2005 where they traded submission attempts until Sakuraba caught Minowa with his trademark Kimura.