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PawnSums    58
12 hours ago, Yukiarashi said:

TAH-KAH-CHIIIIIIII-HOOOWOOOWOOO-NOOOOOOWOOO-MIIIIINNNNN-NNNNNEEEEE

UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU-UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU-UUUUUUU-UUUUU

I would love if there was a 250kg+ rikishi named O.

and a 50kg rikishi named Ko.

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Yukiarashi    126

How about a very arrogant Yokozuna that's named I?

Tochinowaka the last one was called Ri for awhile.

Sometimes I actually do support and learn about rikishi for their names. Most recently Aqkua. Tobizaru the flying monkey was another but his technique is really good aswell. I still supported Aragyoshi when he was no longer U. 

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Senkoho    477

I'm almost sure I already mentioned this some time ago but it's interesting enough to be repeated:

Out of the 42 current Makuuchi rikishi, only one completed his first career tournament with a make-koshi (not counting mae-zumo, as we don't have all the results).

Guess who it is?

Spoiler

It's Hakuho.

 

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PawnSums    58
On 1/21/2018 at 15:17, Yukiarashi said:

How about a very arrogant Yokozuna that's named I? 

But What Does I Mean?

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Yukiarashi    126
1 hour ago, PawnSums said:

But What Does I Mean?

That joke didn't come out the way I was hoping

I was making it sound like he was calling himself that as superior to all other rikishi.

You're not facing anyone of name, I am above names, I need no shikona, I am me, and me is I. I hope this sentence clarified some things.

Plus it could mean #1 in Roman numerals.

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Asashosakari    9,839

Inspired by press coverage about Ryuden becoming the first sansho winner from Yamanashi prefecture in 35 years.

Disclaimer: This trivia is only as good as the DB's shusshin data allows. In case there are old-timey sansho winners who represented different locations during their career, sansho may be assigned to the wrong prefecture here.

The column "total" should be read as single+double+triple sansho winners. The full lists are linked from the prefecture names. The "longest time between" data lists the longest span by basho, and in addition the longest span by date if different (applies to Fukuoka), and any further streaks of 10+ years / 60+ basho if they exist.
 

Prefecture first most recent sansho total longest time between sansho
Aichi 1958.01 2007.07 Kotomitsuki   25+2+1   91 basho: 1968.07 - 1983.09
Akita 1948.05 2010.09 Takekaze   19 102 basho: 1991.01 - 2008.01, 96 basho: 1969.05 - 1985.05
Aomori 1949.10 2017.11 Aminishiki   96+7   27 basho: 1955.09 - 1960.11 and 2010.01 - 2014.09
Chiba 1954.01 2012.07 Masunoyama   26+1   83 basho: 1961.03 - 1975.01, 80 basho: 1998.05 - 2011.11
Ehime 1996.01 2006.07 Tamakasuga     5   55 basho: 1997.05 - 2006.07
Fukui never
Fukuoka 1951.05 2015.11 Shohozan   32+2   77 basho: 1965.01 - 1977.11, 13y 8m / 68 basho: 1951.05 - 1965.01
Fukushima 1950.09 2006.07 Tamanoshima   23+4 175 basho: 1972.01 - 2001.03
Gifu 1949.05 1989.05 Enazakura     3 185 basho: 1949.05 - 1983.07
Gunma 1977.05 1998.11 Kotonishiki   25+2   51 basho: 1981.11 - 1990.05
Hiroshima 1988.07 2004.07 Toyozakura   14+3   29 basho: 1999.09 - 2004.07
Hokkaido 1947.11 1995.01 Daishoho 107+8+1   37 basho: 1986.07 - 1992.09
Hyogo 1947.11 2017.11 Takakeisho   46+1   70 basho: 2000.03 - 2012.01, 60 basho: 1958.11 - 1968.11
Ibaraki 1955.03 2017.05 Takayasu   49+5   99 basho: 1968.03 - 1984.09
Ishikawa 1971.05 2016.09 Endo   20+2+1   57 basho: 1983.07 - 1993.01
Iwate 1954.09 2005.11 Tochinohana     6+1 210 basho: 1965.05 - 2000.05
Kagawa 1948.10 2016.03 Kotoyuki   14+1 301 basho: 1965.11 - 2016.03
Kagoshima 1956.01 1995.03 Terao   43+3   65 basho: 1970.03 - 1981.01
Kanagawa 1956.03 1990.07 Kasugafuji     6 168 basho: 1962.07 - 1990.07
Kochi 1974.05 2016.01 Toyonoshima   37+5   75 basho: 1983.03 - 1995.09
Kumamoto 1959.05 2016.11 Shodai   21 113 basho: 1974.11 - 1993.09, 65 basho: 1994.07 - 2005.05
Kyoto never
Mie 1970.07 1985.11 Kitao   22+2   12 basho: 1975.11 - 1977.11 and 1981.09 - 1983.09
Miyagi 1975.07 1983.11 Koboyama     6   18 basho: 1975.11 - 1978.11
Miyazaki 1969.01 1980.05 Tochihikari     4   49 basho: 1969.01 - 1977.03
Nagano 1951.05 2017.07 Mitakeumi     5 375 basho: 1951.05 - 2016.05
Nagasaki 1948.05 2006.01 Tokitsuumi   14 166 basho: 1962.03 - 1989.11, 52 basho / 12y: 1949.05 - 1961.05
Nara never
Niigata 1962.01 2002.07 Shimotori   17+3+1   78 basho: 1989.07 - 2002.07
Oita 1953.01 2017.09 Yoshikaze   20+3 133 basho: 1967.01 - 1989.03
Okayama 1950.05 1977.07 Washuyama   10 113 basho: 1953.01 - 1973.05
Okinawa never
Osaka 1966.03 2015.11 Ikioi   31   62 basho: 1970.07 - 1980.11
Saga 1954.03 1978.03 Ogata   11+1   45 basho: 1970.09 - 1978.03
Saitama 1958.09 2018.01 Abi     4 352 basho: 1959.01 - 2017.11
Shiga 1978.01 1998.03 Aogiyama     5   66 basho: 1981.05 - 1992.05
Shimane 2011.01 2017.11 Okinoumi     4   21 basho: 2013.03 - 2016.09
Shizuoka never
Tochigi 1978.01 2006.01 Hokutoriki     5+1 135 basho: 1979.11 - 2002.05
Tokushima never
Tokyo 1947.11 2013.11 Chiyotairyu   54+6+1 113 basho: 1971.07 - 1990.05, 71 basho: 2001.11 - 2013.11
Tottori 1963.09 2016.11 Ishiura     7 294 basho: 1967.09 - 2016.11
Toyama 1964.03 2017.09 Asanoyama     9 167 basho: 1989.09 - 2017.09, 129 basho: 1964.03 - 1985.09
Wakayama 1987.03 2001.01 Wakanoyama     7+1   44 basho: 1993.09 - 2001.01
Yamagata 1959.03 2004.09 Kotonowaka   11+2 210 basho: 1960.07 - 1995.07
Yamaguchi 1972.03 2011.07 Homasho   16+2 179 basho: 1977.01 - 2006.11
Yamanashi 1959.07 2018.01 Ryuden   14+1 205 basho: 1983.09 - 2018.01

 

Longest time to first sansho
(10+ years)
Prefecture Basho
Shimane 2011.01 (355th)
Ehime 1996.01 (265th)
Hiroshima 1988.07 (220th)
Wakayama 1987.03 (212th)
Shiga 1978.01 (157th)
Tochigi 1978.01 (157th)
Gunma 1977.05 (153rd)
Miyagi 1975.07 (142nd)
Kochi 1974.05 (135th)
Yamaguchi 1972.03 (122nd)
Ishikawa 1971.05 (117th)
Mie 1970.07 (112th)
Miyazaki 1969.01 (103rd)
Osaka 1966.03   (86th)
Toyama 1964.03   (74th)
Tottori 1963.09   (71st)
Niigata 1962.01   (61st)
Yamanashi 1959.07   (46th)
Kumamoto 1959.05   (45th)
Yamagata 1959.03   (44th)
Saitama 1958.09   (41st)
Aichi 1958.01   (37th)
      
Longest time since last sansho
(10+ years)
Prefecture Basho
Okayama 1977.07 (242 ago)
Saga 1978.03 (238 ago)
Miyazaki 1980.05 (225 ago)
Miyagi 1983.11 (204 ago)
Mie 1985.11 (192 ago)
Gifu 1989.05 (171 ago)
Kanagawa 1990.07 (164 ago)
Hokkaido 1995.01 (137 ago)
Kagoshima 1995.03 (136 ago)
Shiga 1998.03 (118 ago)
Gunma 1998.11 (114 ago)
Wakayama 2001.01 (101 ago)
Niigata 2002.07   (92 ago)
Hiroshima 2004.07   (80 ago)
Yamagata 2004.09   (79 ago)
Iwate 2005.11   (72 ago)
Tochigi 2006.01   (71 ago)
Nagasaki 2006.01   (71 ago)
Ehime 2006.07   (68 ago)
Fukushima 2006.07   (68 ago)
Aichi 2007.07   (62 ago)
      
Longest time between sansho
(15+ years)
Prefecture Span
Nagano 375 basho: 1951.05 - 2016.05
Saitama 352 basho: 1959.01 - 2017.11
Kagawa 301 basho: 1965.11 - 2016.03
Tottori 294 basho: 1967.09 - 2016.11
Iwate 210 basho: 1965.05 - 2000.05
Yamagata 210 basho: 1960.07 - 1995.07
Yamanashi 205 basho: 1983.09 - 2018.01
Gifu 185 basho: 1949.05 - 1983.07
Yamaguchi 179 basho: 1977.01 - 2006.11
Fukushima 175 basho: 1972.01 - 2001.03
Kanagawa 168 basho: 1962.07 - 1990.07
Toyama (2nd) 167 basho: 1989.09 - 2017.09
Nagasaki 166 basho: 1962.03 - 1989.11
Tochigi 135 basho: 1979.11 - 2002.05
Oita 133 basho: 1967.01 - 1989.03
Toyama (1st) 129 basho: 1964.03 - 1985.09
Kumamoto 113 basho: 1974.11 - 1993.09
Tokyo 113 basho: 1971.07 - 1990.05
Okayama 113 basho: 1953.01 - 1973.05
Akita (2nd) 102 basho: 1991.01 - 2008.01
Ibaraki   99 basho: 1968.03 - 1984.09
Akita (1st)   96 basho: 1969.05 - 1985.05
Aichi   91 basho: 1968.07 - 1983.09


2 of Saitama's 4 sansho were won in the last two months, by two different rikishi no less (Hokutofuji and Abi).

Hokkaido in the lead for most total sansho, even though nobody from the prefecture has won one in over two decades now.


Multiple rikishi from one prefecture winning sansho in the same basho:

17 Hokkaido
7 Aomori (one triple win)
6 Tokyo (one triple win)
4 Kagoshima (one triple win)
3 Fukushima
2 Hyogo
2 Ibaraki
1 Aichi
1 Gunma
1 Ishikawa
1 Kumamoto
1 Mie
1 Osaka

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Tsuchinoninjin    260

Wow, I can understand fukui, Nara, and tokushima, but shizouka?? Okinawa?? (Especially with strong popularity in the islands) Kyoto? Maybe the old money thinks doing sumo to be beneath them or something.

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Kishinoyama    261
50 minutes ago, Asashosakari said:

....Hokkaido in the lead for most total sansho, even though nobody from the prefecture has won one in over two decades now.

I remember when Hokkaido seemed to be the go to place for recruits. How things have changed. Is their no longer any talented recruits in Hokkaido?

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Gurowake    1,541

Arawashi, Ikioi, Tochinoshin, and Tamawashi were all within a few ranks of each other in Haru 2007 - Ms40-Ms43.  The only match between the four that didn't take place was the highest vs. lowest ranked, Ikioi vs. Tamawashi.  Ikioi went 4-3, the other three went 5-2.

Various other future sekitori were around there as well, but those 4 seemed to stand out as being particularly grouped given where they ended up 10 years later.  I found this by looking at Tochinoshin's lower division matches (there aren't that many of them and he only lost 14).

http://sumodb.sumogames.de/Banzuke.aspx?b=200703#Ms

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Yamanashi    110
45 minutes ago, Gurowake said:

Arawashi, Ikioi, Tochinoshin, and Tamawashi were all within a few ranks of each other in Haru 2007 - Ms40-Ms43.  The only match between the four that didn't take place was the highest vs. lowest ranked, Ikioi vs. Tamawashi.  Ikioi went 4-3, the other three went 5-2.

Various other future sekitori were around there as well, but those 4 seemed to stand out as being particularly grouped given where they ended up 10 years later.  I found this by looking at Tochinoshin's lower division matches (there aren't that many of them and he only lost 14).

http://sumodb.sumogames.de/Banzuke.aspx?b=200703#Ms

... and across from Tochinoshin was Ms41 Chiyotenzan, on the long slide down from Komusubi in 1999.

 

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