ryafuji

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About ryafuji

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  • Birthday 20/11/1976

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  1. ryafuji

    New ozeki Asanoyama

    Yeah, he's hard to recognize there. Odd.
  2. ryafuji

    Retirees after Haru 2020

    Well the "magic number" is sometimes less than that - see the Hochiyama rule.
  3. ryafuji

    Latest kabu-babu changes

    There's Tamanoumi, who as a makushita rikishi was kicked out for drunkenly fighting on an overseas tour in 1941 and then drafted into the Japanese army. He was allowed back after nine years out and eventually became a sekiwake and Kataonami Oyakata.
  4. ryafuji

    New ozeki Asanoyama

    Part-time. He could devote as much or as little time to it as he wishes.
  5. ryafuji

    Haru 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    What, stuff like statistical facts? It was 28 wins. And like today, there was only one ozeki when he was promoted, so it’s certainly an apt comparison.
  6. ryafuji

    Promotion/Demotion and Yusho discussion Haru 2020

    Of course not.
  7. ryafuji

    Promotion/Demotion and Yusho discussion Haru 2020

    I disagree, I’m sure they think having only one ozeki is highly unsatisfactory and they will be very keen to promote another as soon as possible. That’s why the 33 wins standard is loosened when there are fewer ozeki.
  8. ryafuji

    Haru 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    I’ve lost count of the number of times Kakuryu has been written off around here.
  9. ryafuji

    Haru 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    Reports say that Chiyomaru was told at the hospital that his fever was most likely due to a bacterial skin infection, and that the coronavirus test is a precautionary measure.
  10. ryafuji

    Long Kachikoshi Streaks - Haru 2020

    1. Kotoshoho KK 2. Kotonowaka KK 3. Roga KK 4. Terunofuji KK 5. Amakaze MK 6. Suzuki MK 7. Daikisho MK 8. Kotosusumu KK 9. Yutakayama MK 10. Akua MK 11. Tokisakae KK 12. Kitanowaka KK 13. Shoji MK 14. Toma KK 15. Yoshii MK 16. Ito KK 17. Enho KK 18. Hidenoumi MK TB 15
  11. ryafuji

    Byamba

    I don't think that's true. I recall he was quite critical of the way Osunaarashi threw away his career.
  12. ryafuji

    Preparations of the Y/O- Haru 2020

    No, Frozen.
  13. ryafuji

    Banzuke for Haru 2020

    Maybe more appropriate for the trivia thread, but Kotonowaka is the first maegashira 18 since Aki 1959 (when there was also a maegashira 19).
  14. ryafuji

    Wakaichiro has retired

    Sokokurai and Hakuho still count as foreigners in this instance.
  15. ryafuji

    Basho highlights videos - Hatsu 2020

    How did he monetize the channel?