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rhyen    936

So @doskoikumasan is making his parody of the Oishii Kamishama manga with Kisenosato as the mini god of the Taganoura instant ramen

 

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Aki 2017 basho arc.
Falling sick before the basho
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Watching Day 1
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Day 2
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rhyen    936

Should we start a thread about cartoon of the rikishi in the ozumo section?

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rhyen    936
On 6/11/2017 at 01:50, Akinomaki said:

While being a big fan of the AsaChan ozumo corner, I completely missed the chances to get the free badges (and fans) they distribute each basho at the TBS broadcast booth. Mania fans like MyYetSetLife likely have complete sets

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the recent set was this, yokozuna with attendants

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I post the rest as overview, first recent designs of a character, then older ones

2017 Aki Basho's series 

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Akinomaki    17,515

Tanbo art in Neyagawa to cheer for the locals Goeido and Ura: slogan "Neyagawa is the best! (saikou!)".

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News page with video: http://www.asahi.com/articles/ASK955GF0K95PTIL00S.html

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now on the Asahi YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu2M3pyjHrc

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Akinomaki    17,515

A new giant rikishi lantern from Oita for the Hirosaki neputa parade and another event of that kind

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Akinomaki    17,515

What did inspire this from Degas (and makes it sumo art related)?

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a Hokusai manga (from no.11) showing a rikishi

from an article about the Van Gogh foundation exhibition in Tokyo showing Western art influenced by Japanese art

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egparis18    585
56 minutes ago, Akinomaki said:

What did inspire this from Degas (and makes it sumo art related)?

Most of the impressionists and their associated artists were interested in Japanese art, particularly in Hokusai's work, and he painted sumo wrestlers.  Manet possessed a woodcut of a sumo wrestler, which can be seen in the background of his portrait of Zola below.   The interest was two-way.  Japanese artists started experimenting with perspective through their interest in Western art.

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