Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 52: Love and Marriage. Sort of.

We talk sumo related love poetry, stories, and marriage!

0:00ish Recording by candlelight.
2:00ish News
8:00ish Sumo related poetry from listeners
12:00ish A True Love Story
30:00ish Marriage in sumo

We bring you fresh new love poetry submitted by listeners and an astounding retelling of a famous and true love story from Japan. In the last 15 minutes, we answer questions like-
Why do all these guys get married in February?
Why do I keep hearing that these guys are already married at their wedding ceremony?
What kind of gals do they marry?
What's it like to be married to a sumo wrestler?

Sources:

https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202102120000384.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202102110000379.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202102110000418.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202102090000180.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202102140000500.html
https://www.pitt.edu/~dash/japanlove.html
https://www.toshidama-japanese-prints.com/item_289/Kunichika-The-Story-of-Oshichi.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaoya_Oshichi#:~:text=Yaoya%20Oshichi%20(%E5%85%AB%E7%99%BE%E5%B1%8B%E3%81%8A%E4%B8%83,beginning%20of%20the%20Edo%20period.
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%85%AB%E7%99%BE%E5%B1%8B%E3%81%8A%E4%B8%83
http://dr-yokai.blogspot.com/2011/10/yaoya-oshichi-greengrocer-oshichi.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ihara_Saikaku
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaoya_Oshichi
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fires_in_Edo
https://www.worldoftales.com/Asian_folktales/Japanese_folktale_67.html#gsc.tab=0

%E5%85%AB%E7%99%BE%E5%B1%8B%E3%81%8A%E4%B8%83#%E4%BA%95%E5%8E%9F%E8%A5%BF%E9%B6%B4%E3%80%8E%E5%A5%BD%E8%89%B2%E4%BA%94%E4%BA%BA%E5%A5%B3%E3%80%8F%E5%B7%BB%E5%9B%9B%E3%80%8C%E6%81%8B%E8%8D%89%E3%81%8B%E3%82%89%E3%81%92%E3%81%97%E5%85%AB%E7%99%BE%E5%B1%8B%E7%89%A9%E8%AA%9E%E3%80%8D

https://tachiai.org/2018/07/26/introduction-to-the-jungyo/
https://blog.govoyagin.com/jungyo-the-secret-lives-of-sumo-wrestlers/
https://tachiai.org/2018/06/09/grand-sumo-calendar/
https://tachiai.org/2018/06/09/grand-sumo-calendar/
https://tachiai.org/tag/hakuho-cup/
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20210212/p2a/00m/0sp/005000c
https://thejapaneseway.com/can-sumo-wrestlers-marry/
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1998-feb-11-sp-17898-story.html
https://georgianjournal.ge/sports/35302-japanese-and-georgian-traditional-weddings-of-tochinoishin.html
https://apnews.com/article/684dc83e7588bc829b90b8a88fecd799
https://www.asiaone.com/asia/life-sumo-stablemaster’s-wife
https://geishaworld.fandom.com/wiki/Sumo

An entire forum thread devoted to marriage photos!
http://www.sumoforum.net/forums/topic/12155-another-sekitori-marriage/?page=15

Music

"Advanced Japanese Folk" by Audiotoolz

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

Under creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/

News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Intro/Outtro music by MARiAN - Tokyo Trap.

"Kate's Waltz by Bad Snacks" and link to the page https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBCI_QCAMe1hx8UNyvJlM_Q