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Day 18 Hakodate - start of the Hokkaido tour, 3500 spectators - the number of rikishi is down to 80 (170 at first, later 120)

local TV http://movie2.hbc.co.jp/news/t05-6_01_d311c056be7defcab6f1cead9b0aa70a.mp4

local NHK  http://www3.nhk.or.jp/sapporo-news/20190816/7000012819.html

for longer by Inhashi

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the NSK on time

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Hokutoiwami help Tamawashi at matawari


Hakuho with Sadanoumi


Aoiyama with Ryuden, Ichinojo, Endo


Hokkaido pairings:

Ichiyamato with Kyokutaisei


Ichiyamato butsukari with Hokutokawa


fan service by the Hokkaido local sekitori: Yago, Ichiyamamoto, Kyokutaisei

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Ichiyamamoto with Wakatakakage in Koriyama



basho PR interview with Shohozan


Compilation of PR talk videos at the jungyo new on the NSK channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nihw3_rZvcI


The dohyo for the KITTE basho, the final jungyo event is prepared https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apVRUa2ugXE

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Day 19 Sapporo day 1, 3600 spectators - the NSK went dormant again

Kakuryu loves to do bouts with his attendant Shodai


Tochinoshin at fan service


Ichiyamamoto, vs- Terutsuyoshi

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Hakodate had 3656 spectators



Sadanoumi had 1 win against Hakuho

Kakuryu had butsukari with Yago -  Yago that day did the most keiko bouts this jungyo: 4-6


Yago and Kyokutaisei at fan service



Summer diary - Enho with sun (that represent Hakuho) and sunflower (a field of them was close to home)


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Day 20 Sapporo day 2 - still nothing from the NSK, and the papers except Nikkan went dormant as well

Hakuho (34) joked that when the 2020 Olympics are over, as next goal he might chose to go on till the Osaka world expo 2025 (= age 40)

with Shimanoumi


Meisei did 7 training bouts


Sapporo local top yobidashi Takuro (63) had his last day at a home event while being active. Next year the summer jungyo will be dropped due to the Olympics and he turns 65 in February 2021

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summer diary - Chiyomaru thinks practical: his portable electric fan



Togane spectator videos

Hakuho dohyo-iri https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xgAtMQRHhc

Hakuho-Kakuryu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XS76U0jKRxY

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Day 21 Kushiro, 2700 spectators - last day of the provincial tour. After a 5 days break the KITTE basho as extra jungyo event

local NHK vid: http://www3.nhk.or.jp/sapporo-news/20190819/7000012896.html

Asanowaka 3-3 with Meisei and others, and finally butsukari with Tochinoshin


Kakuryu will do an opening ball ceremony at a basketball match on the 24th in Saitama



Sapporo - the Hokkaido trio

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The NSK catches up

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Hakuho, Tamawashi and Daeieisho

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Butsukari: Tamawashi for Yago, Nishikigi for Ichiyamamoto, Chiyotairyu for Kyokutaisei

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fan service

Enho: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uAkSeeTt_k

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summer diary - Kimura Shotaro - a gyoji can draw


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Asanoyama with Daieisho


final bout


the NHK clip for longer




part 1 of a digest from a spectator https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mimaeeF1FQo

next day from the NSK

Ryuden and Nishiki do a suri-ashi race




the locals get interviewed - tate-yobidashi Takuro and the 3 sekitori

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fan service

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summer diary: Kagayaki plain and clear - it's hot


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the NSK from Kushiro


Shigeo does the taiko demonstration

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Meisei butsukari with Tochiozan


Meisei keiko with Asanoyama and Daieisho


Shohoryu butsukari with Tochinoshin


fan service

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someone stalked the rikishi at the return by plane from the jungyo





Part 2 of the Sapporo digest from a spectator https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX6UKgJJyfc


summer diary - Toyonoshima: with oicho mage at the Natsu jungyo after 4 years again



Takanosho injured his right knee at the jungyo and had returned already on the 31st. After 2 weeks of treatment, he trains at the heya since the 13th.


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On 27/07/2019 at 12:39, Akinomaki said:

in Gifu, the dohyo was built today - 3 yobidashi were there, with local helpers - preparations the day before: 

Here's a vid from the Narutobeya twitter feed showing young yobidashi Kenta Maeda putting together a section of tawara:


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Events for the KITTE basho take place till the 24th

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Hakuho-Kakuryu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1l-lQ86ASs

Hokutofuji-Aoiyama: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yA4db3oKZ-c

Enho- Toyonoshima https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3A6E1kFCXE


makuuchi dohyo-iri: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1l-lQ86ASs

Ichinojo, Tochinoshin on the way to asageiko: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDUiE1KEXb4

shokkiri: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIFMJdGU9G8


Sapporo digest part 3, shokkiri: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaFohD2OkAE


Summer diary: Nishikigi thinks of sake and edamame as sakana


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Day 22 KITTE basho in Tokyo, Marunouchi


Enho and Endo at a talk-show

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the final jungyo bout



Summer diaries

Tochinoshin: the wolves of home


Mitakeumi: the Goryōkaku he saw from his hotel in Hakodate


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2019 Jungyo - Toyama Jungyo Compilation

Must-see for Asanoyama fans - Special Interview Too


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jinku: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BCp4qeSYjM

shokkiri: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BASIclIjISk

nice makuuchi digest if you mute the sound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5wWLyOJ2Fg

talk-show intro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmKWMONAYXE

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some video play

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Shohoryu did the final bow twirling


summer diary - Hakuho thinks of next summer - a tsuna made into Olympic rings


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Playlist from the KITTE basho: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1K9acW4kTXsvsy2imgxWI75fZlD_l6zo

Jinku and shokkiri are already in the post above, the playlist has plenty of private entries that will likely turn into public ones 1 per day - I'll add the videos on it to this post.

juryo dohyo-iri https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bj9dnIK-14

Only slightly taped Ikioi wins against Daiamami https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sphsjxi1-2I

Hidenoumi-Daishomaru https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgyQ5wbtiPE

Sokokurai-Tobizaru, Tsurugisho-Kyokushuho https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHBsJfCa1BU

Wakatakakage-Yutakayama, Chiyoshoma-Ishiura, Azumaryu-Tokushoryu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVZ6INFYouc

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3 days ago the NSK published a jungyo travel video with Takasaki-oyakata - among the popular rikishi presented for the Echizen-basho --- Takanofuji

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