Sumo

Woman attempting suicide in Tokyo has life saved by 20 sumo wrestlers

Large group of gigantic men makes big difference in crisis.

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28-year-old sumo wrestler dies after contracting coronavirus

“Like the fighter he was, he tenaciously fought against the illness until the very end.”

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Indulge in this sumo, public bath-themed room during your next stay in Tokyo’s Harajuku district

“Dosukoi” is the next iteration of themed travel accommodations being offered by the fun and inventive Moshi Moshi Rooms.

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The bigger they are… Smallest top sumo wrestler takes on yokozuna with amazing result【Video】

Grand champion Hakuho had a 59-kilogram (130-pound), 34-centimeter (9.4-inch) advantage on his opponent.

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Japan’s smallest sumo wrestler has clever message of inspiration if you look carefully

Sometimes a little change in perception is all you need. 

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Japanese manners videos show how to be a “really cool” traveller in Japan 【Videos】

Japan Tourism Agency uses ninja, sumo and geisha to demonstrate what to do and what not to do in Japan.

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Japan Sumo Association surprises fans with cutesy game on Twitter

Train with the sport’s most kawaii professional sumo wrestler.

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Can a bout of Nipple Sumo soothe workplace tensions between office bros? We investigate

What’s “Nipple Sumo“, you ask? We would have thought that was obvious…

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Japanese TV broadcaster captions Donald Trump’s sumo speech in Tokyo as just “English”

But even though it looks like the laziest translation job ever, it might be justified.

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Sumo wrestlers are back to slap out autographs at a powerful tempo【Videos】

The hand-stamp assembly line is back in full force in these strangely soothing Twitter videos, featuring top-ranked sumo stars.

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Japan Sumo Association bans girls from prohibiting in practice event as controversy continues

Stance that the sanctity of the sumo ring is tarnished by female presence extends all the way down to elementary school-age kids.

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Controversy as announcer asks “ladies” to leave sumo ring after elderly man collapses inside it

Video of the incident has critics saying sumo’s belief about women’s inherent impurities goes too far.

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Children’s manga apologizes to sumo wrestler for drawing penis on Ghengis Khan’s face

A juvenile joke led one publisher to face the wrath of Khan.

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Tokyo Olympics committee head: Manga parade would be good for opening ceremonies, but not kabuki

Chairman singles out two aspects of Japanese traditional culture that people of other nations “wouldn’t understand.”

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High-speed Japanese sumo robots duke it out in quick and intense skirmishes 【Video】

With each battle lasting less than five seconds, these merciless machines are perhaps the future of sumo.

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Japanese fragrance maker now offers…the scent of a sumo wrestler!

If you’ve ever wanted to smell as elegant as a sumo wrestler, this is the fragrance for you! 

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Japanese schoolgirls in sailor suit uniforms demonstrate 82 sumo techniques【Video】

These girls expertly throw each other around the ring to help promote high school sumo in Japan.

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What’s making these big, tough sumo wrestlers cringe? A tiny medical procedure, it turns out!

The Japan Sumo Association pokes fun at some of its star athletes who appear to hate getting shots just as much as the rest of us.

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Japanese sumo wrestler proves why he’s the sport’s cutest star with another sleeping appearance

The funny video, shot by another professional sumo wrestler, shows the lighter side to Japan’s traditional sport.

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Cats living in Tokyo sumo training facility are champions of cuteness 【Photos】

Felines among the flab.

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