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  1. thomas

    Sports Kyuta Kumagai, the 10-year-old sumo champion

    This story has been circulated by numerous foreign news outlets. Interestingly, they seem to have focused on the health aspects of sumo training. :) https://news.yahoo.com/meet-kyuta-kumagai-10-old-224523920.html
  2. Famous Sumo Wrestler

    Famous Sumo Wrestler

  3. WNJ

    If you got to interview a sumo wrestler...

    In February, I interviewed some sumo wrestlers from the Minato Beya stable, along with a slightly drunken Japanese man, who asked the more hard hitting questions. Behind the scenes: SUMO I'd love this video to get a few more views, because I do think it's really interesting. Please watch, and...
  4. Kanpai Japan

    Kanpai Japan

    Hi my name is David and I am from London. In the summer of 2015 I traveled around Japan with my closest friends. It was a country I always wanted to go to but I never realised when I was planning the trip how amazing it was going to be and have such an effect on me. This film is a love letter to...
  5. Fundoshi

    Culture Fundoshi

    Fundoshi is the traditional Japanese loincloth worn by sumo-tori and by men on special occasions, such as in Japanese festivals (matsuri). It used to be the principal form of Japanese undergarment until World War II. Nowadays, it has been entirely replaced by modern Western underwear. Fundoshi...
  6. Sumo

    Culture Sumo

    Sumō (相撲) is a unique form of wrestling with a 2,000-year-old history that easily qualifies as the national sport of Japan. Sumō became a professional sport almost 300 years ago in the early part of the Edo Period (1600-1868), and although it is practised today by clubs in high schools...
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