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    July basho?

    No. 2 Oguruma confirmed that today, but also told that the NSK will watch the situation in pro-baseball for reference: they already started and from the 10th on plan to have spectators. Several days then till the basho starts on the 19th, so maybe "1 person in a masu box and then 3 empty till the next one or the like. Such things are not yet understood." Rumor are about having the maintaining members, also from other locations, especially from robbed Nagoya, spread about the hall.
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    Training pics overview July 2020

    Kotoshoho at butsukari-geiko - yesterday he had an remote interview o oo Enho was interviewed today on the phone - training with the young ones, forging his feet oo o Training at Naruto-beya today o
  3. Onosho turned 24 today - he was interviewed on the phone, the papers show recent pics at the keiko ground - he restarted keiko a week ago o o o Naruto-beya occasionally posts keiko pics o o shiko stamping: Kotonowaka, Takanosho, Kotoyuki vid vid vid
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    Asahifuji kanreki dohyo-iri

    Isegahama-oyakata (Asahifuji) reaches kanreki (turns 60) this year and will have his kanreki-dohyo-iri May 30th in the kokugikan, he's training for it now. The last was that of Chiyonofuji May 2015 http://www.sumoforum.net/forums/topic/33485-kokonoe-kanreki-dohyo-iri/?page=2, but the last of shiranui style was Tachiyama in 1937. photo shoot at the basho today with some fellow kanreki-s, who got the special ticket for that and (mostly) are in proper kanreki attire for the occasion o o
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    Asahifuji kanreki dohyo-iri

    Isegahama-oyakata (Asahifuji) turned 60 today. About the dohyo-iri: "I think the prediction will be for next year. It would be fine to have it in December though." He is keeping himself fit: after dinner, each day a walk of at least 1 hour, and 5, 6 times a week 1 hour of weight training, not too heavy, to avoid injury, but at bench press he lifts 100kg or more. "I have to lose weight. For the dohyo-iri (planned for May) I gained weight. Now I'll lose weight once and when the time comes, gain it again. Not that good for your health though. If I'm too lean, the tsuna falls off." http://www.daily.co.jp/general/2020/07/06/0013487348.shtml Reaching kanreki on the same day today is sumo cartoonist Kototsurugi - for him it is easy, he draws himself a kanreki dohyo-iri. Kototsurugi got several congratulation video letters: Kotoshogiku, Kotonowaka II and KONISHIKI vid vid vid
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    July basho?

    The rijikai to make the final decision about holding the basho will be on the 13th (not 3, 6 days before the start). Till then - or longer, no degeiko. Today would have been the banzuke publication, if there were a new one. http://mainichi.jp/articles/20200706/k00/00m/050/171000c So it's time for sumo to come back to life: Asanoyama today held the first ever sumo remote press conference on the NSK Zoom(o) channel oooo vid vid with a kind of banzuke presentation o new makuuchi Kotoshoho also was interviewed vid vid
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    Corona and sumo

    The results: other than at Takadagawa-beya, where several infections had happened, among 891 tested, affiliates of 44 heya, 5 were tested positive. Those of the 5 who had developed symptoms within the last 3 days before the test, undertook a PCR test at once, all were negative. 4 of the 5, who consented, had another PCR test later, all negative. The 1 other had a high potency of antibodies and is seen as having had an infection at least 5 months ago and being completely cured. http://hochi.news/articles/20200706-OHT1T50153.html sekitori answer at home: Hakuho, Daiaamami, Tobizaru, Tsurugisho vid vid vid vid
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    Araiso activities

    Araiso is trying to apply the triple mission model "wins, funds, popularization" for sports top businesses, devised by his teacher Hirata, to rikishi and sumo-beya etc. http://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202007030000573.html Some day we may find his graduation paper among the list of ideas for other sports for the model google_q=triple+mission+model Google top find of a Waseda paper about the use of the model http://www.waseda.jp/student/shinsho/html/69/6919.html
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    The site presently has complete banzuke and torikumi from the 1801-1830 basho. It uses the same collections for 1801-1853, in a better scan by the National Institute of Japanese Literature https://kotenseki.nijl.ac.jp/biblio/100163262/viewer, which can only be viewed in the browser, but has a load of features to get a better look at the pages (the banzuke is in better resolution from the Bavarian state library: jonokuchi is better to read). The Bunsei 4 Natsu basho banzuke is on the left of page set 141, torikumi on 144 and 145. There are definitely 2 Sazanami in a row on day 1, it is ゞ for both and not ゝfor the 2nd - on the banzuke they are written differently, one in 1 kanji 漣, one in kana and a kanji part さゞ浪 - rather Sasanami though withゝ, but in the torikumi they are identical as さゞ浪, no first name marker added like on the site. The memo at the site mentions the nowadays wrong order of torikumi - this was quite common till later in the Meiji era, but it doesn't comment on rikishi with the same shikona on one banzuke.
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    While searching in Japanese digital libraries of old books I sometimes find some about sumo with old banzuke and results, some are quite readable. Waseda university has a small but exquisite collection. This book about the origins of sumo http://archive.wul.waseda.ac.jp/kosho/wo10/wo10_01302/wo10_01302.html lists on pages 14-26 24 banzuke from 1774 to 1800, on which the ranks below those listed in Sumo Reference can be distinguished: and this book http://archive.wul.waseda.ac.jp/kosho/wo10/wo10_01275/wo10_01275.html lists from a lot of basho of that same period the torikumi and results for a big part of each day, of which none can be found in the database. Wins are on top, losses below, in case of a draw this is noted. This painting of a tenran zumo for the Meiji-tenno list the results of that event http://archive.wul.waseda.ac.jp/kosho/chi05/chi05_04144/chi05_04144.html
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    Sumo Reference Updates

    I don't like the search feature which displays a rikishi page at once if there is only 1 find, because I then still have to use a result page to get to the proper page URL for the rikishi many rikishi of the older past are not in the DB and the search would open the page of a recent rikishi with the same name, instead of the result page. There I could and can see with multiple finds, at once both when the time is not right and that the shikona was in use
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    Thanks, if Google would show that in the normal search with the headline 文政四年夏場所, I would have saved much time. The advanced exact search shows it. 2 漣 is the only unsatisfying bit I spot so far. The other 2 basho are there as well, 1822-07 and 1825-06.
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    Sumo Reference Updates

    There happen to be dangerous kanji for the DB search: I wanted to find *䃔 - Unicode U+40D4 - and my browser froze - all 21156 lines were displayed, same as with just *
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    With the corrections, I'll have a retry at the banzuke, including the domains at which the rikishi were affiliated. Since east and west rikishi don't fight another, all from one domain are on the same side, except Edo. The banzuke makers don't care much how they write the kanji, the shikona and the domain names may be written with different characters at another occasion. Chitoseyama 千歳山->千年山 and Arashio 荒潮->荒汐 get simpler versions in the torikumi, Aratama and Sazanami get written in kana there. The 初 of 初世川 is written衤+力. The day 1 problem is solved, j13w 漣 (written there さゞ浪) Sazanami from Himeji-han is followed by sd7w Sasanami さゝ浪 from Sendai-han - Sendai on the banzuke is written 仙䑓 in full - but the new Sazanami doesn't solve the banzuke order problem. other domains on the west Tottori-han (Inaba 因幡) 因刕 - written with a variation of 因: 冂+太 Morioka-han - Takinokawa was from what is now Niigata. It happened that rikishi were traded between domains, maybe that or what looks like モリ長 is a different domain. Akita-han Hitachi contained several han 常陸国#江戸時代の藩 Hachinohe-han on the east Hirosaki-han Utsunomiya-han (Shimotsuke 下野) Hirado-han In makuuchi Edo is 2-2 east-west, ms 9-8, sd 16-14 - Tokyo is slightly more on the east. Jonidan and jonokuchi are all from Edo. With a sandanme draft (in italics those who need more time) 文政4夏 幕内 182106 藩 東 位 西 藩 弘前 柏戸 大関 山の井 因刕 弘前 源氏山 関脇 音羽山 江戸 江戸 玉川 小結 佐渡ヶ嶽 因刕 弘前 千歳山 前1 小野山 盛岡 下野 四ツ車 前2 桟シ 江戸 弘前 璞 前3 頂 盛岡 弘前 鳥井崎 前4 常山 秋田 江戸 相引 前5 松島 仙䑓 幕下二段目 弘前 平滝 十1 奈須車 江戸 下野 外ヶ浜 十2 武蔵潟 江戸 江戸 秀ノ川 十3 荒潮 江戸 平戸 朝ノ雪 十4 鑛 江戸 江戸 宮戸川 十5 志津嶽 因刕 江戸 文字関 十6 滝ノ川 盛岡 江戸 荒海 十7 星兜 江戸 江戸 越ノ川 十8 巻ノ嶌 ヒタチ 弘前 綾浪 十9 熊ヶ嶽 江戸 弘前 大滝 十10 鶴ヶ峰 八戸 江戸 森ヶ関 十11 鷲ノ尾 江戸 江戸 駒畱 十12 吉見川 江戸 江戸 七十山 十13 漣 ヒメジ 江戸 初世川 十14 岩滝 仙台 江戸 常盤戸 三1 雲竜 江戸 平戸 黒柳 三2 清見川 仙台 江戸 渡嶌 三3 枩山 江戸 江戸 矤力木 三4 佑所 江戸 江戸 勇駒 三5 岡今八 江戸 江戸 勇木戸 三6 舞鶴 江戸 江戸 若ノ木 三7 さゝ浪 仙台 江戸 小町川 三8 雪ノ浦 盛岡 江戸 三室山 三9 犬䃔 江戸 江戸 矢舛 三10 雪海 江戸 江戸 綾川 三11 飛竜 江戸 江戸 訔舛 三12 井筒 江戸 江戸 吉田川 三13 小枩山 江戸 江戸 山風 三14 生田川 江戸 江戸 山震 三15 狦 江戸 平戸 出舟川 三16 かちてあ 仙台 江戸 秋田川 三17 カ成川 江戸 江戸 友ノ戸 三18 千年の方 江戸 江戸 jd、jk 江戸 A try of a romaji version - those in the DB are mostly confirmed, some may be -gawa instead of -kawa or v.v., or the like - s for z, j for sh. Some, like 七十山, may have a completely different reading than Nanajuyama, be it simply Shichijuyama, Nantozan or whatever. Han East Rank West Han Hirosaki Kashiwado o Yamanoi Tottori Hirosaki Genjiyama s Otowayama Edo Edo Tamagawa k Sadogatake Tottori Hirosaki Chitoseyama m1 Onoyama Morioka Shimotsuke Yotsuguruma m2 Kakehashi Edo Hirosaki Aratama m3 Itadaki Morioka Hirosaki Toriizaki m4 Tsuneyama Akita Edo Aibiki m5 Matsushima Sendai nidanme Hirosaki Hirataki j1 Nasuguruma Edo Shimotsuke Sotogahama j2 Musashigata Edo Edo Hidenokawa j3 Arashio Edo Hirano Asanoyuki j4 Aragane Edo Edo Miyatogawa j5 Shizugatake Tottori Edo Monjiseki j6 Takinokawa Morioka Edo Araumi j7 Hoshikabuto Edo Edo Koshinogawa j8 Makinoshima Hitachi Hirosaki Ayanami j9 Kumagatake Edo Hirosaki Otaki j10 Tsurugamine Hachinohe Edo Morigaseki j11 Washinoo Edo Edo Komadome j12 Yoshimigawa Edo Edo Nanajuyama j13 Sazanami Himeji Edo Hatsusegawa j14 Iwataki Sendai
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    Corona and sumo

    Shibatayama interviewed today: "Around next week somewhere I may be able to tell about the results of the antibody tests. They haven't arrived precisely at the kyokai yet." About the empty basho: "The kyokai has raised it (the level of vigilance) to supreme. We continue to tell self restriction of going out. But in Kyoto there has been infection by (chugen presents etc.) parcel delivery." "Wearing masks is the number one to prevent infection. During the basho we have to take care even more. Any way, measures against infection are necessary in the kokugikan." http://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202007030000641.html
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    Araiso activities

    Araiso was interviewed by phone today, his 34th birthday. He is doing no training with sumo bouts at the moment: "Lending my chest (for butsukari-geiko) to the young ones." o About Takayasu: "He's getting better one by one, I think it's no problem." Takayasu will likely resume keiko at the start of next week. About his studies of sports management at Waseda university: "(Due to Corona) I can't go to the graduate school presently , 4 times a week, 3 hours a day I take remote classes. There's class work where I use excel. Rearing rikishi as well as how to go with (management of) a heya are some subjects of my research. Putting it together in a paper and making a presentation at the PC is what I also do." "I barely manage to keep up with it. I mustn't fall behind schedule, using the PC is a first as well. Those were the last 3 months. A feeling of delight (that I'm able to study) may come from now on." http://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202007030000573.html
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    Day 5 is really complicated. Not just these odd draws - I have a torikumi that violates the rules: in the 1st half, after a bout with a j12 as the highest, one with a j13 as the highest - against banzuke order. One in it is a nuisance since day 1, Sazanami. On day 1 it looks like he appears in 2 bouts in a row. And nobody else looks like j12e Komadome 駒畱. Day 5 W L ow 山の井 千年山 m1e se 源氏山 小野山 m1w m3e 璞 佐渡ヶ嶽 kw △ m4e 鳥井崎 桟シ m2w △ j2e 外ヶ浜 荒汐 j3w △ j2w 武蔵潟 荒海 j7e bge 狐縄 鑛 j4w j10w 鶴ヶ峰 大滝 j10e j11w 鷲ノ尾 初世川 j14e j12w 吉見川 矤力木 sd4e first half oe 柏戸 頂 m3w m2e 四ツ車 音羽山 sw △ ke 玉川 松島 m5w m4w 常山 平滝 j1e j1w 奈須車 宮戸川 j5e j7w 星兜 秀ノ川 j3e bge 滝ノ音 熊ヶ嶽 j9w j6w 滝ノ川 文字関 j6e j13e 七十山 漣 j13w j12e 駒畱 岩滝 j14w
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    Day 5 first half has notes for 3 bouts in a row, for which I can't quite recognize the type of draw - a plain draw is usually easy to spot, a 引分, like on day 3. Here there is a more complex mix of characters - 2 itamiwake 痛み分け in a row seem unlikely, the last part looks a bit like ri り, so I will take that as 預かりfor Torimisaki and Sotogahama, the most complex group for Aratama looks like with wake分け in the end, I make that an itamiwake. All not clearly visible as hikiwake, I'll mark with a △. I (in vain) checked the sumo daijiten for maybe more hints - but it gives a few updates to the above. The torinaoshi system was introduced November 1925, the so far hikiwake and azukari were abolished, itamiwake remained. A too long bout undecided after 2 mizuiri is stopped and a torinaoshi after 2 bouts is ordered. If that also remains undecided, now a hikiwake occurs, the gyoji announces that both are tired, thus a draw: 双方とも取り疲れましたるゆえ引き分け預かりおきます(with that, you find the proper Tsubota page) . My daijiten at 2 places gives 2 different accounts of what happened from Natsu 1928 on (maybe 1 is corrected in the new edition): at "hikiwake" it says in the above case a torinaoshi the next day was ordered, at "torinaoshi", that this was introduced in 1925 and torinaoshi after 2 bouts was discontinued in 1928 - from then on (till when?) a bout would continue unlimited. So rule-wise, both itamiwake and hikiwake are still possible. Azukari was a quite complex thing, with 2 kinds: decided on the spot and kyokai-sabaki - a decision by an investigation panel in a conference later. From Meiji onward it had 3 types. like hikiwake, both had been equally strong: a maru-azukari a hidden winner: the better one got a maruboshi, that would be treated like a win banzuke-wise and in terms of mochi-kyukin, the other a hanboshi, which was treated neutral, as no loss - both were shown as △ in the results. dohyo-azukari: a monoi-ii due to the dohyo appearance (same time etc.) or a gyoji-sashichigae, with a bunch of flowers as consolation to the loser. In the results, win and loss stand. With the right combination of search words, I found a page that lists it: https://blog.goo.ne.jp/fukuchin1122/e/8ace71494b8c1c66b1662380b5c1a8a1
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    Day 3 sees the first time that makuuchi rikishi meet, the first loss by a sanyaku, and the first loss to a lower ranked rikishi in the 2nd half, by Takinokawa, who keeps to be unique this basho. Since they were easy to read, I give the first 10 bouts. I use bg as banzuke guest - they have their proper east and west affiliation. Day 3 W L ow 山の井 璞 m3e se 源氏山 頂 m3w kw 佐渡ヶ嶽 朝ノ雪 j4e m2w 桟シ 外ヶ浜 j2e j1e 平滝 荒汐 j3w j4w 鑛 荒海 j7e j10e 大滝 滝ノ川 j6w j6e 文字関 熊ヶ嶽 j9w j12w 吉見川 常盤戸 sd1e j14e 初世川 雪ノ浦 sdw8 引分 first half oe 柏戸 常山 m4w m1e 千年山 音羽山 sw ke 玉川 小野山 m1w m2e 四ツ車 松島 m5w m4e 鳥井崎 奈須車 j1w j2w 武蔵潟 宮戸川 j5e j7w 星兜 狐縄 bge j9w 綾浪 越ノ川 j8e j10w 鶴ヶ峰 七十山 j13e j12e 駒畱 清見川 sdw2 Day 4 has the first bout with 2 sanyaku. Day 4 W L oe 柏戸 佐渡ヶ嶽 kw m2w 桟シ 源氏山 se ke 玉川 常山 m4w j1w 奈須車 外ヶ浜 j2e j6w 滝ノ川 平滝 j1e j3e 秀ノ川 武蔵潟 j2w j5e 宮戸川 志津嶽 j5w j4w 鑛 文字関 j6e j10w 鶴ヶ峰 常盤戸 sd1e bge 狐縄 岩滝 j14w first half ow 山の井 四ツ車 m2e sw 音羽山 鳥井崎 m4e m5w 松島 千年山 m1e m3e 璞 小野山 m1w m3w 頂 三国山 bge j10e 大滝 荒汐 j3w j7e 荒海 熊ヶ嶽 j9w j11w 鷲ノ尾 越ノ川 j8e j12w 吉見川 駒畱 j12e j14e 初世川 漣 j13w
  20. One tournament with ms/sd TD qualification is canceled: the All Japan corporate sumo championships, planned for Sep. 27th in Seiyo city, Aichi. The sumo federation announced it today. http://www.sanspo.com/sports/news/20200702/sum20070219040001-n1.html Another one, the kokutai, is so far postponed, but may get canceled in the end - the sumo federation still has it as on schedule. Will the student championships and the All Japan take place? The east and west Japan student championships are still listed as postponed, they should have been May 31st and June 7th.
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    On we go with the phantom Natsu basho of 1821 (Bunsei 4 June), in for the phantom Natsu basho of 2020. If you want to look at the source I use the promptly available .pdf file for an overview and the .jpg pages to check: you have to order them and get links to 4 zip files by mail after a few days - 2 in my case. The pdf has one library page in front, so the page numbers are 1 higher. I give the page numbers from the jpg file names. Japanese books are read back to front, the Bunsei 4 June banzuke is on page 394, the Natsu basho torikumi are for days 1-5 first half - prior bouts 前勝負 on page 389, 2nd half - nakairi-go 中入後 on page 388, days 6-10 first half p. 387, 2nd half p.386 The banzuke is with reduced numbers: makuuchi has 16 members instead of about 18 regularly that year, makushita nidanme 28 instead of 48 rikishi, sandanme goes till rank 18 (Haru till 23), jonidan till 22 (25), jonokuchi till 17 (23). Juryo doesn't exist yet, but I keep the j for the nidanme ranks, like in the DB. Day 1 had the west ozeki in the last bout, the east ozeki in the last bout of the 1st half, day 2 it is the other way round, similar to now. The last 3 bouts alternated w-e-w/e-w-e for the sanyaku ranks. So far we had an east vs. a west rikishi in each bout, let's see what patterns of torikumi making emerge later on. Day 1 had the higher ranked rikishi all win in the 2nd half, in the first half the sanyaku all won, but below that 4 of 5 bouts the higher ranked lost. Day 2 Itadaki 頂 joined the basho, first half and 2nd half makuuchi rikishi alternated the next day, some nidanme were in the same half both days. Again the higher ranked all won in the nakairi-go bouts and the sanyaku in the first half, only 2 of 5 maegashira lost their bouts there this day: j6w Takinokawa managed to win both days to a makuuchi. day 2 - 2nd half last 8 bouts W L oe 柏戸 鑛 j4w sw 音羽山 滝ノ音 bg ke 玉川 志津嶽 j5w m1e 千年山 熊ヶ嶽 j9w m2e 四ツ車 星兜 j7w m3w 頂 平滝 j1e m5w 松島 越ノ川 j8e j2e 外ヶ浜 鶴ヶ峰 j10w first half ow 山の井 宮戸川 j5e se 源氏山 武蔵潟 j2w kw 佐渡ヶ嶽 三国山 bg m1w 小野山 朝ノ雪 j4e j6e 文字関 桟シ m2w m3e 璞 鷲ノ尾 j11w j6w 滝ノ川 鳥井崎 m4e m4w 常山 荒海 j7e
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    The win/loss matrix links in the DB for all those basho are dead end - error 404 - they start just with the next basho in 1854. The Bunsei 4 Natsu basho was held at the grounds of the Seisho temple 青松寺, which is in Minato ward. Bunsei 5 was actually an Aki basho - the torikumi pages list those season basho names, which are not on the banzuke itself. The torikumi pages are partly better to read than the banzuke, partly scribbled and not with the same characters, and the contents are hard to understand. And only on the banzuke, in the torikumi he is 千年山 again. Apparently on a basho day, there were the prior torikumi, with half of the rikishi till an ozeki bout, and then the nakairi-go torikumi - which are now the makuuchi torikumi, with the other half of the rikishi, also till an ozeki bout, both parts have about 28/29 bouts - and that are only those listed, there likely were more on the day. But even later pairings may include an opponent not to be found in the banzuke ranks - 三国山 and possibly 狐縄 make a guest appearance at the basho. On the other hand, m3w頂 and m5e相引 are not in the day. Some ね~~玉-tama is maybe for 璞 Aratama. Here is what I could make of day 1, the last 8 nakairi bouts first, then the last 8 first half bouts Day 1 Natsu 1821 W L ow 山の井 三国山 bg se 源氏山 志津嶽 j5w kw 佐渡ヶ嶽 文字関 j6e m1w 小野山 荒海 j7e m2w 桟シ 朝ノ雪 j4e m4w 常山 越ノ川 j8e m4e 鳥井崎 鶴ヶ峰 j10w j1w 奈須車 狐縄 bg first half oe 柏戸 武蔵潟 j2w sw 音羽山 宮戸川 j5e ke 玉川 熊ヶ嶽 j9w j6w 滝ノ川 千年山 m1e m2e 四ツ車 鷲ノ尾 j11w j7w 星兜 璞 m3e j10e 大滝 松島 m5w j4w 鑛 平滝 j1e
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    Rakugo and sumo

    There are plenty of sumo related old rakugo and koudan stories, e.g. about Tanikaze youtube_query=谷風+情け相撲 There is an ex-rikishi who is now rakugo story teller Sanyuutei Utamusashi gets some attention - getting compared to baseball star Hideki Matsui by the writer. He himself uses it as a joke at the rakugo self-introduction, "my real name is Hideki Matsui", after having been told in the 90s by a female shamisen mandan storyteller he looks like Matsui. Morimusahi entered Musashigawa-beya as Gifu pref. middle school judo champion and retired with injury without even having a regular debut bout. Entering at the same time as Takatoriki, he tells though that he has a career record of 1-1 (maybe in maezumo and the data are missing in the DB). That same year he entered the rakugo world, still at age 15. In 1998 he made it to prime performer, sekitori class rakugo-ka. He likes to start his performance with the head shimpan mono-ii standard explanation intro: "I'll explain about the conference just held." - and has as favorite subject "shitaku-beya anecdotes" http://rakugo-channel.tsuvasa.com/nekonosara-utamusasi http://www.sanspo.com/geino/news/20180729/geo18072911050018-n1.html video search of his rakugo: https://www.google.com/search?tbm=vid&q=歌武蔵 And then there is Shoten, at the climax time when sumo is on - Shoten ogiri regularly uses joke material from sumo, in the past it was published on the net google/search?q=相撲+力士_sitesearch=www.ntv.co.jp sho-ten Kikuo on his Kikukin TV YT channel now posted rakugo sumo, sumo of wits: 【名勝負数え歌】 【Meishobu: great bouts - kazoe-uta: the Hakkeyoi rikishi/oyakata sumo PR song is also a kazoe-uta】 とんち相撲 KIKUKIN場所が開幕! the Kikukin basho has opened
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    Corona and sumo

    Shibatayama still has no date in sight for the restart of degeiko. Rikishi in the shitakubeya will have to wear masks - that is what the experts so far came up with. http://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202006290000722.html a new series at home: sekitori answer questions: Yutakayama, Takayasu 2, Myogiryu vid vid vid vid Sadanoumi, Takakeisho, Enho, Ishiura vid vid vid vid
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    Ancient banzuke and results

    Both are Daijiro from Edo. Bunsei 8 is odd because with the year, it is listed as May, but the date with the location gives June 3rd as the event completion〆start - this way it is still listed, now we have the 〆 followed by "for 15 days". This last Natsu basho, maybe something like the jun-honbasho in the Showa era, has not even all of makuuchi from at least the top 10 makushita nidanme of the adjacent basho. I wonder if those who were (banzuke technical) ozeki just at these events, are recorded as ozeki by the NSK. While checking the banzuke, I found an excellent kanji dictionary site: https://kanji.jitenon.jp/ - still, many characters remained unreadable for me. Often the kanji is better to read on another banzuke - and I still have to check the torikumi for the 3 Natsu basho. 文政8春 1825 01 文政8夏 1825 5/6 文政8冬 1825 10 東 位 西 東 位 西 東 位 西 柏戸 大関 四賀峰 荒馬 大関 千年川 源氏山 大関 四賀峰 源氏山 関脇 千年川 大山 関脇 三ツヶ関 小柳 関脇 鉄生山 小柳 小結 稲妻 玉川 小結 鑛 荒馬 小結 稲妻 荒馬 前1 高砂 四角山 前1 大空 東関 前1 高砂 大山 前2 桟シ 出来山 前2 由良ノ海 大山 前2 桟シ 東関 前3 箕島 山登崎 前3 荒滝 璞 前3 緋縅 璞 前4 戸田川 常盤戸 前4 星兜 三ツヶ関 前4 戸田川 玉川 前5 越ノ戸 越ヶ浜 前5 箕島 三ツヶ関 前6 越ノ海 温海嶽 前6 黒柳 越ヶ浜 前7 黒柳 玉川 前7 越ノ海 温海嶽 前8 緋縅 外ヶ浜 前8 鉱 東 位 西 東 位 西 東 位 西 外ヶ浜 十1 松島 ? 鳴尾泻 十1 琴ノ浦 鳥井崎 十1 大空 鳥井崎 十2 鉱 由良湊 十2 綾川 糸+麦 荒汐 十2 出来山 荒汐 十3 大空 錦岩 十3 笘の海 由良ノ海 十3 御所島 小町川 十4 出来山 岩井川 十4 源氏川 荒滝 十4 松島 由良ノ海 十5 御所島 湊岩 十5 㔟 照羽 十5 真力 照羽 十6 琴ノ浦 乱獅子 十6 極壑 ? 大江山 十6 四角山 大江山 十7 沢風 伊勢戸 十7 岩井山 星兜 十7 琴ノ浦 武蔵潟 十8 真力 礒ノ石 十8 潮風 大滝 十8 沢風 大滝 十9 山登崎 ? 荒蔺埼 十9 荒熊 大井潟 十9 小松山 鶁ヶ峯 十10 鴨川 釣り合 十11 伊勢ヵ森