Sumo Kaboom

Leslie and Laurie Collins, Texan sisters and diehard sumo fans, talk about all things sumo.

Episode 103: Asashoryu and Hoshoryu

Time Codes:
45 News
4:30 Asashoryu
5-6 Our terrible name pronunciation
9:00 Quick rise
13:00 Hinkaku as yokozuna
13:30 Short fuse and emotional man
15:00 Complex man
16:30 Hoshoryu
17:30 Sweet and Spicy Name
20:00 Came to Japan and changed to sumo, Asashoryu got angry at him
22:00 Asashoryu's advice to Hoshoryu as he joined sumo
24:00 No prebout rituals yet
25:00 His wrestling style, his echo style of fighting
25:30 Hoshoryu's spunk
27:30 Mongolian sumo fans
28:00 his glasses and his GF status
29:30 The Harrison Ford of sumo
30:00 Hoshoryu's relationship with Asashoryu on Twitter
31:00 Asashoryu's Twitter rants
33:00 Leslie and tomatoes
34:30 Sumo wrestlers and shaving during tournaments
extra - Asashoryu likes radio control


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** Music:**

"Advanced Japanese Folk" by Audiotoolz

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Intro/Outtro music by MARiAN - Tokyo Trap