We visited the Sumo today. The 12th day of the Tokyo Grand Sumo tournament at the Kokugikan at Ryogoku. It is a fascinating spectacle. We arrived fairly early around 1pm and were enthralled all afternoon until the final bout just before 6pm. Hakuho the 25 year old Yokozuna was looking to continue his undefeated run of 59 bouts. He fought Baruto and won very convincingly in less than thirty seconds :
Tickets are still on sale for the last two days Saturday and Sunday if you are quick. We had a group of three seats in a small 'box' which means you sit on a cushion on the floor. So if you prefer a seat, you are better off with the cheaper tickets, that are in the second floor and bring a pair of binoculars. We bought ours at Ticket Pia on the second floor of Shibuya 109 building in Shibuya.
nice article and nice video love it , thanks for shearing.
Isn't sitting in the front row terrifying? Seeing it on TV I'm ALWAYS afraid that someone will get squished!
Its nice to have here in you blog, Great post.
from Turkey visiting you
It's fun to watch. Haha.
Awesome! Thirty seconds? Outstanding! These Sumos are very versatile even they are so huge. Japanese people are so crazy about their national sport that they give such importance to it.
I've never seen one of these live.
Thx for the video.
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