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Shikimori Inosuke sexual harassment and drink talk..

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inhashi    2,083

Just thought this was interesting.  This picture banzuke for the upcoming basho with Inousuke pictured in the middle - now available online at shop.kokugikan
Even with pending demotion/suspension I am guessing his name is on the itabanzuke as well?
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Churaumi    72

They probably sent that design to the printers weeks ago. Might become a collector’s item of shame someday.

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orandashoho    412
1 hour ago, Churaumi said:

They probably sent that design to the printers weeks ago. Might become a collector’s item of shame someday.

Like the recalled Hatsu posters that had Harumafuji still on it.

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Kintamayama    19,520

Inosuke is not on the torikumi for the first two days. Tomorrow he will receive his punishment. People in the know say he will probably not appear the whole basho. He will also not be participating in the dohyo matsuri tomorrow .

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RabidJohn    258
1 hour ago, Akinomaki said:

3 basho suspension for Inosuke - he handed in his resignation. It will be kept on hold till after Natsu, when the suspension is over and then get accepted.

Won't that bring it all back into public consciousness at the end of May, just when memory of the scandal is starting to fade?

Seems an odd decision to me, but then this is the NSK we're talking about...

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Kintamayama    19,520
"House arrest" till May.. He handed in his resignation before the meeting started but it will be accepted only in May after the suspension is over as reported, and he will not be payed for this time off. No replacement has been announced yet, so the sanyaku gyoji will fill in for now. Yesterday's dohyo-matsuri was officiated by Shikimori Kandayuu. Miyagino Oyakata who is Inosuke's oyakata and Kasugano Oyakata who was acting jungyo chief instead of Takanohana because of the Harumafuji scandal, were both severely reprimanded as well. The meeting lasted half an hour and Inosuke was present. "I think what I did to the Kyokai and the fans is inexcusable," he said.
 
Still can't find the contact lens?
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Naganoyama    2,027

He presumably won't be able to get another job in the meantime either, as he is still employed by the Kyokai.

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Kintamayama    19,520
16 minutes ago, Naganoyama said:

He presumably won't be able to get another job in the meantime either, as he is still employed by the Kyokai.

That may be the main point-I was wondering what's the reasoning behind this.

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Kawabata    33
1 hour ago, Naganoyama said:

He presumably won't be able to get another job in the meantime either, as he is still employed by the Kyokai.

What job would he be suitable for after this fallout happens?

I am genuinely curious as it would seem he surely must be persona non grata in sumo and I can't imagine there are that many other industries on his CV

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Arn    21

I was goin to ask the same question as Kawabata, seems like a quite hard career end.

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Bumpkin    276

I assume Shikimori Inosuke will be back on the dohyo in Nagoya. Or am I wrong?

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Kawabata    33
2 hours ago, Bumpkin said:

I assume Shikimori Inosuke will be back on the dohyo in Nagoya. Or am I wrong?

according to @Akinomaki's post earlier and the article he linked (https://www.daily.co.jp/society/main/2018/01/13/0010893777.shtml), he's resigned.

That article is pretty crazy when you put it through google translate though:

"Inosuke did not rise to the ring, and he decided to leave the horny world." (Blinking...)

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Rocks    574

This is the craziest scandal ever. 

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Akinomaki    15,440

So those pics the last days were indeed the last we see of him on the doyho.

Shown after handing in his resignation today - hard to imagine he could withdraw it in May and go on as a gyoji: Japanese society would not forgive the NSK to act that way. With this move of not accepting the resignation at once, we will have a tate-gyoji Shikimori Inosuke also on the next 2 banzuke. And he gets to really live through his suspension - unpaid - before he's allowed to leave. Still, it is not more logical than the banzuke decisions of the present makers.

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never looking happy

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This guy was present as well - and is happy he wasn't the one responsible for THAT jungyo - though he spoke of course again no word to the press

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was the scarf today appropriate for the rijikai? - he also had another that day

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Those who had to apologize again

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Rocks    574
11 minutes ago, Akinomaki said:

Shown after handing in his resignation today - hard to imagine he could withdraw it in May and go on as a gyoji: Japanese society would not forgive the NSK to act that way. With this move of not accepting the resignation at once, we will have a tate-gyoji Shikimori Inosuke also on the next 2 banzuke. And he gets to really live through his suspension - unpaid - before he's allowed to leave.

I have to think this has to do with some financial considerations. Does 2 more banzuke get him a better payout from the Sumo association? Or closer to the legal retirement age and a better pension from the state? 

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Amamaniac    104
On 2018-01-13 at 07:33, Kintamayama said:

That may be the main point-I was wondering what's the reasoning behind this.

Perhaps the Kyokai is buying time.  They now have until May to figure out how to handle the vacuum at the top of the gyoji rankings.  I haven't been impressed by the refereeing at the current basho, and, as has been discussed, the Kyokai has already been struggling to find a replacement for the top tategyoji.  Now they have to find two replacements.  Does anyone think that Inosuke's resignation may not be accepted come May?  Definitely not likely in my mind, but the sport is currently in a bind!

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Amamaniac    104
On 2018-01-13 at 05:39, Kintamayama said:

Miyagino Oyakata who is Inosuke's oyakata and Kasugano Oyakata who was acting jungyo chief ... , were both severely reprimanded as well.

What good is "severely reprimanding" overseers who could not possibly have prevented the incident from happening.  What needs to be done is change the system rather than hand out reprimands.  A prohibition on employees drinking in the company of underage employees would be a start...

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Amamaniac    104
On 2018-01-13 at 12:13, Akinomaki said:

Shown after handing in his resignation today - hard to imagine he could withdraw it in May and go on as a gyoji: Japanese society would not forgive the NSK to act that way. With this move of not accepting the resignation at once, we will have a tate-gyoji Shikimori Inosuke also on the next 2 banzuke. And he gets to really live through his suspension - unpaid - before he's allowed to leave. Still, it is not more logical than the banzuke decisions of the present makers.

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Talk about a walk of shame!  I can hear the press photographers running through the halls to stay ahead of Inosuke...

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Akinomaki    15,440
7 hours ago, Amamaniac said:

What good is "severely reprimanding" overseers who could not possibly have prevented the incident from happening.  What needs to be done is change the system rather than hand out reprimands.  A prohibition on employees drinking in the company of underage employees would be a start...

The boss is always held responsible for acts of his employees - in sumo there is no time the members are not in (the world of )sumo, so the boss is to blame for everything that happens

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