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Another great one has left us - go-meifuku o inorimasu

youngest new juryo at 17y 11m, Apr. 26th 1971, with Mihogaseki-oyakata (Masuiyama I)
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1st kesho mawshi
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new makuuchi Dec. 1971
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first bout with Wajima Nagoya 1972
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1st yusho and ozeki promotion, Hatsu 1974
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Win against Wajima (one might be also from Haru 1974)
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ozeki at 20y 8m
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Nagoya 1974
losing on day 15 and in the yusho ketteisen against Wajima
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yokozuna promotion after the basho
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the youngest at yokozuna promotion at 21y 2m
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first yokozuna dohyo-iri at the Meiji shrine Jul 27th 1974, tachi-mochi his later oyakata, Masuiyama II, tsuyu-harai Yoshioyama
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Aki 1974, first dohyo-iri at a hon-basho
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August 1974
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Kyushu 1974, tsuyu-harai Kaneshiro
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Hatsu 1975, losing to Takanohana I
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Haru 1975, losing the yusho-ketteisen to Takanohana
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Haru 1977
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against Kaiketsu (the late ex-Hanaregoma)
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against Wakamisugi for the yusho
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Aki 1977
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Kyushu 1977 against Takamiyama
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Hatsu 1978
getting a neko-damashi at the tachiai from then still ozeki Mienoumi - he didn't blink
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winning against Wajima for his 10th yusho
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Haru 1978, 11th yusho, parade with Masuiyama II
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Natsu 1978 against Kaiketsu
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Nagoya 1978
day 14 against Wajima, both with 13-0
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zensho yusho by beating Wakanohana II
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the cup from Kasugano-rijicho
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yusho Hatsu 1979
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Haru 1979 yusho by winning against Wajima
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Natsu 1979, 32nd win in a row, against Kurohimeyama
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Natsu 1980
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against Wajima
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Hatsu 1981
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Natsu 1981
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Aki 1981
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Hatsu 1982 13-2 yusho ketteisen against Chiyonofuji for the 23rd yusho
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with Chiyonofuji at the yusho portrait presentation for Haru and Hatsu 1982
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at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new kokugikan, Apr. 27th 1983
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24th and last yusho in Natsu 1984, his 7th zensho
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beating Chiyonofuji to get the yusho
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beating Takanosato (the late ex-Naruto-oyakata) on the last day for a 15-0
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parade
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sandan-gamae double dohyo-iri in the new kokugikan with Chiyonofuji, Jan. 9th 1985
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intai press conference Jan. 15th 1985 with Mihogaseki-oyakata
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the Nikkan sports of the day
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Mihogaseki-oyakata (Masuiyama II) with the final cut at his danpatsu-shiki Dec. 1985
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at the party after wards with his parents
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May 1977 after keiko
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at the danpatsu-shiki of Wajima (intai Haru 1981)
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Aug 1981, Hokkaido honor award for him and a slightly smaller Hokkaido honor praise for Chiyonofuji
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the yusho portrait presentation before Natsu 1975 for his 3rd yusho at the Hatsu basho with Takanohana for his in Haru
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the yusho portrait presentation before Natsu 1976 for his 5th yusho at the Hatsu basho with Wajima for his 8th in Haru
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on TV with Wajima, Dec. 1977
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throwing beans at the Narita-san shinsho temple, Setsubun 1977
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at the Sapporo yuki matsuri (said to be 1969, but Sponichi has mostly false dates in this)
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at a kindergarten in Nagoya 1974
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giving blood, Fe. 17th 1978
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announcing his engagement to Tomiko Ishikawa, Feb. 6th 1978
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wedding ceremony Sep. 30th 1978, on the left his mother and Kasugano-oyakata
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with wife and 1 year old son
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9th riji-cho, Feb. 1st 2002
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Haru 2002, handing the cup to Musashimaru
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K-1 fighter Bob Sapp on a visit gets Kitanoumi brand special ginjou brew sake as a present, Jan. 2003
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Hatsu 2005 - Asashoryu zensho
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at the funeral of Takanohana I, Futagoyama-oyakata, Jun. 13th 2005
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meeting prime minister Koizumi with Isenoumi-oyakata and Hakuho, Jun. 21st 2006
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Asashoryu 20th yusho
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at the danpatsu-shiki of Tochiazuma, Feb. 2nd 2008
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the cup back from Asashoryu on day 1 Natsu 2008
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Juna 2008 in his hometown with his bronze statue
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apologizing after the drug scandal with Wakanoho from Magaki-beya getting arrested, Aug. 18th 2008
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more from his own heya, Sep. 3rd
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keiko soken on the 5th
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resigning on the 8th, press conference with the new riji-cho Musashigawa, no. 2 Chiyonofuji
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danpatsu-shiki of Asashoryu, Oct. 3rd 2010
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apologizing for the yaocho scandal, Feb 6th 2011
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and on the 15th, the Haru basho canceled
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re-elected riji-cho again Jan. 30th 2012, on the way to the elections
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keiko soken, Apr. 29th 2012
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dohyo matsuri for Aki 2012
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at the wake of Taiho, Jan. 30th 2013
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at Taiho's kanreki dohyo-iri as tachi-mochi with Chiyonofuji as tsuyu-harai
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kanreki dohyo-iri, with Chiyonofuji and Takanohana, Jun. 9th 2013
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Jan. 2014, the new corporate status for the NSK
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handing the yokozuna nomination papers to Kakuryu, Mar. 28th 2014
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with the Imperial couple Hatsu 2015, watching sumo again after 4 years
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The cup for Hakuho
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Haru 2015
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January 2012
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January
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Keiko soken Sep. 4th
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October 1st at the riji-kai
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on day 9 at the basho - he couldn't walk alone for 10sec
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leaving after day 12
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the kyokai-go-aisatsu
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Haru 2014
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Natsu 2014 kyokai greetings
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last year Kyushu
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Natsu basho
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Nagoya for the last time
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Hatsu 2008
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Really truly poignant. Thank you very much for putting all these pictures, Akinomaki.

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