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Kisenosato attends sumo ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine

Kisenosato attends sumo ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine

Japanese grand sumo champion Yokozuna Kisenosato (R) attends the ring-entering ceremony at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on January 8, 2019. (Photo by AFLO) Japanese grand sumo champion Yokozuna Kisenosato […]

Traditional Japan

Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo event at Tokyo Station

Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo event at Tokyo Station

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Special Grand Sumo Tournament ”Hakkiyoi KITTE” was held at the Tokyo KITTE commercial complex located in front of Tokyo Station on August 26. Every […]

Traditional Japan

Sumo wrestlers practice at dojo prior to Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament

Sumo wrestlers practice at dojo prior to Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament

(All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Sumo wrestlers practice at a training dojo in Chikusa Ward, Nagoya on July 4. The 2018 Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament will take place from July […]

Features, Traditional Japan

“Honozumo” Sumo Tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

“Honozumo” Sumo Tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

(All photos by Yohei Osada/AFLO) Ceremonial sumo tournament “Honozumo” took place at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on April 17. Held annually in April, the free one-day event features top sumo […]

Features, Traditional Japan

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A promotional sumo event gets under way at a commercial complex next to Tokyo central station on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) A youngster tackles with […]