Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 46: Akiseyama, Midorifuji, and Ikioi

We cover a lot on this mighty episode! Here are a few highlights:

[2:00] Thank yous
[6:15] Who would be fun to watch with a shaky weight.
[7:00] What Aoiyama has in common with Lauren Bacall.
[7:45] Bingo
[11:45} NHK Ozuma Archive Place
[13:00] Coronavirus
[18:00] Injuries
[20:30] the Banzuke
[26:30] Nicholas Cage
[28:00] Akiseyama
[38:25] Midorifuji
[41:45] Ikioi
[48:30] 2021 Sumo Dreams

Sources:

https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101010000279.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202012310000534.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202012280000547.html
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%8B%A2%E7%BF%94%E5%A4%AA
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takanosh%C5%8D_Nobuaki
https://this.kiji.is/710413356479348736?c=39546741839462401
https://this.kiji.is/714404278492643328
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/asia-pacific/japan-tokyo-sees-record-virus-spike-on-new-years-eve/2094365
https://www.wsj.com/articles/BL-JRTB-18029
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isenoumi_stable
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101040000696.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101040000578.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101050000689.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101050000673.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101050000577.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101050000476.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101050000241.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202101040000696.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akiseyama_Mitsuhiko
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/明瀬山光彦
http://www.sumo.or.jp/EnSumoDataRikishi/profile/3056/
https://sumowrestling.fandom.com/wiki/Akiseyama_Mitsuhiko
https://wiki2.org/en/Akiseyama_Mitsuhiko
Akiseyama: The man who fought with failing sight https://youtu.be/TpE4FJOFgxQ

http://sumodb.sumogames.de/Rikishi.aspx?r=8900
https://celebritylifewiki.com/akiseyama-mitsuhiko/
Akiseyama's unlikely promotion push https://youtu.be/7I9T1BgyUZo

http://www.sumo.or.jp/EnSumoDataRikishi/profile/3743/
5 foot 7 inch Midorifuji: Better than Enho? https://youtu.be/ScLFcqHrH0Q

http://sumodb.sumogames.de/Rikishi.aspx?r=12352
https://www.tellerreport.com/sports/2020-01-29---sumo-wrestling-organization-meeting-midori-fuji-from-shizuoka-prefecture-becomes-a-new-10-cars-.By92nFCZU.html
https://sumowrestling.fandom.com/wiki/Midorifuji_Kazunari
https://this.kiji.is/714757255353761792?c=581736863522489441
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/翠富士一成

https://portalfield.com/news/sports/952976

Music

"Advanced Japanese Folk" by Audiotoolz

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiotoolz/Progressive_Folk/02_-_audiotoolz_-_advanced_japanese_folk

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