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The English version of Nihon Sumo Kyokai's official sumo app "Grand Sumo" is now available.

Google Play

Grand Sumo - Android Apps on Google Play

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.dwango.sumo&hl=en

App Store

Grand Sumo - The Nihon Sumo Kyokai Official App on the App Store on iTunes

https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/id775745258?hl=en

Kyokai's Press Release

Newly released: Nihon Sumo Kyokai Official Smartphone App “Grand Sumo” English version

http://www.sumo.or.jp/en/kyokai/information?id=74

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The English version of Nihon Sumo Kyokai's official sumo app "Grand Sumo" is now available.

Google Play

Grand Sumo - Android Apps on Google Play

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.dwango.sumo&hl=en

App Store

Grand Sumo - The Nihon Sumo Kyokai Official App on the App Store on iTunes

https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/id775745258?hl=en

Kyokai's Press Release

Newly released: Nihon Sumo Kyokai Official Smartphone App “Grand Sumo” English version

http://www.sumo.or.jp/en/kyokai/information?id=74

Finally I found this thread again - thought there would be a thread titled "Sumo App by NSK" or something like that.

(Dear Mods, can this topic have its own thread?)

Anyway, after trying the free version last basho, I still think the paid version (tanimachi) is overpriced, given the fact that only video of Makuuchi bouts are included.

I would reconsider if all bouts from all divisions - including maezumo - of all tournaments would be available to watch at any time.

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(Dear Mods, can this topic have its own thread?)

Here you go.

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(Dear Mods, can this topic have its own thread?)

Here you go.

Wow, that was quick!

Thanks a lot!

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I've done the paid version a few times when it was $5. I see now that it's up to $7. The important thing is to cancel the subscription after the basho, so you don't pay for the off months. Personally, I really enjoy watching the lower divisions, so this app is not really for me. The app itself is alright: it's fairly intuitive, though a play all feature would be nice. And more divisions. When I subscribed before, the videos were literally from the tachi-ai to the win and then cut. I just checked out the replay for the playoff match from Aki and it appears they've lengthened the videos substantially from before. 

To sum: it's not the best way to view sumo, but if you're only interested in the top division, it's certainly one of the easiest and reliable. 

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