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Baby cry sumo gets more and more professionally organized

https://www.nakisumo.jp/

"Baby cry sumo is the graduation ceremony for the baby"

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8x0dUfvEa0

the merits for the 13 000 yen to take part: prayer at the shrine

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vivid weep is a win for the baby

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strong legs for the baby with shiko training

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doing back stretch drumming

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 a memorial tegata - the hand-made shikona helmet is a present as well - the parents have to think of a shikona

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which is put on a banzuke - another present - and a photo shoot with kesho mawashi - 100 varieties to rent

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hand-crafted dohyo - 1 on 1 bouts - but all who cry win

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https://www.nakisumo.jp/about

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The Iwatsuki ancient style dohyo-iri - for boys till 6th grade - is a Saitama folk custom cultural asset. An autumn festival that takes place each year close to Oct. 21st., every 2nd year the day before the Respect for the Elderly Day. The kids follow the gyoji when they enter the dohyo and leave in a special walking way, called yakko.

http://bunka.nii.ac.jp/heritages/detail/137317

https://www.saitamatsuri.jp/matsuri/koshiki-dohyo-kagiage/story/

pics:

https://www.saitamatsuri.jp/matsuri/koshiki-dohyo-kagiage/photogallery/

https://www.saitamatsuri.jp/matsuri/koshiki-dohyo-sasakubo/photogallery/

YouTube search is usable again - but either there were not many interesting videos in the last 2 weeks or YT has deleted them already - at least this one was good - small kids in red, earlier grades in purple, the elder grades are sanyaku

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On 30/06/2015 at 13:43, Akinomaki said:
On 14/10/2013 at 15:15, Akinomaki said:

Hitori-zumo 一人角力 on the 13th at the Ōyamazumi-shrine in Imabari, Ehime.

Same cast as every year since 1999, both Ichirikizan 一力山 and gyoji.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubWuI6sV5fo

Like every year it gets reported and it is held at the shrine at least since 1364. The acting Ichirikizan is 40 now and as staff member of the Imabari municipal office was anxious because he didn't train much. He plans to find a style with which he can continue till 75.

Same procedure as every year: uwatenage for a 2-1 win of the spirit vs. Ichirikizan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1fI2FMtneI

Ichirikizan: "I want to continue for 30 more years - and some day I want to win."

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