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Getting Up Close and Personal at Nagoya’s Sumo Stables

May 29, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

The sumo season centers around six fifteen-day major competitions, or ‘honbasho’, throughout the year, with three events held in Tokyo in January, May and September, one in March in Osaka, one in Fukuoka in November, and July sees the Nagoya Basho. The honbasho – literally ‘real tournament’ – are of great importance to the sumo […]

Tokyo Summer Sumo Basho 2018

April 17, 2018 by Justin Hanus

Out of the six annual grand tournaments of sumo wrestling, Tokyo hosts three.  Of those the Tokyo Summer Sumo Basho in May in particular is an experience like none other! For fifteen days all levels of athletes show up and hope to advance along in the tournament, while their fans fill the stadium with their […]

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