Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 30: Ozeki Takakeisho and Asanoyama

Takakeisho and Asanoyama are the current two ozeki fighting in professional Japanese sumo wrestling. They are as dissimilar as... apples and oranges, meat and veggies, wine and beer. If you don't know much about these guys or have trouble telling them apart, this episode is for you.

https://www.nippon.com/en/japan-data/h00569/more-than-friends-but-not-quite-lovers-japanese-marriage-trends.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202008270000774.html
https://topics.smt.docomo.ne.jp/article/sponichi/sports/sponichi-spngoo-20200826-0023?utm_source=dmenu_sports&utm_medium=owned&utm_campaign=dna
https://topics.smt.docomo.ne.jp/article/yomiuri/sports/20200825-567-OYT1T50307?utm_source=dmenu_sports&utm_medium=owned&utm_campaign=dna
https://topics.smt.docomo.ne.jp/article/dailysports/sports/20200826011?utm_source=dmenu_sports&utm_medium=owned&utm_campaign=dna
https://sumo.fandom.com/wiki/%C5%8Czeki
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%B2%B4%E6%99%AF%E5%8B%9D%E5%85%89%E4%BF%A1
https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/21a1815069971877506288ac2b8e4cdd39535c99
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asanoyama_Hideki
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%9C%9D%E4%B9%83%E5%B1%B1%E8%8B%B1%E6%A8%B9
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takakeish%C5%8D_Mitsunobu
https://www.nippon.com/en/japan-data/h00569/more-than-friends-but-not-quite-lovers-japanese-marriage-trends.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_%C5%8Dzeki
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/11/19/sumo/ozeki-rank-shone-sumos-ultimate-indicator-greatness/#.X0rK_ZNKgbk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takakeishō_Mitsunobu
http://www.sumo.or.jp/EnSumoDataRikishi/profile/3582/

https://tachiai.org/tag/takakeisho-a-bowling-ball-with-legs/

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/sumo/wrestlers/46/
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/sumo/wrestlers/25/
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2020/04/15/sumo/asanoyama-strong-favorite-become-sumos-next-hot-star/
https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2020/03/e032d16929fd-update2-sumo-asanoyama-promoted-to-ozeki-ready-to-live-up-to-new-rank.html
http://www.sumo.or.jp/EnSumoDataRikishi/profile/3682/