Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 69: Wakatakakage - When Sumo Runs in Your Family

Time Codes
52 Newsflash
:58 Asanoyama punishment
3:48 Ura McDonald's diet
6:28 Austin Tournament
8:09 Intro
9:05 Wakabayama Sadao
11:00 Japan immigration
16:40 Futabayama recruitment
17:30 sumo
17:48 Leslie is a robot
18:51 retirement
20:10 son in law Musashi Onami
21:38 Just like the musical Oliver
22:20 Just like the musical Annie
24:05 Intro to Waka boys
25:17 Childhood of Wakatakakage
26:24 NY Deli Sumo Atmosphere
26:55 Brothers interview
28:48 Earthquake
30:00 all about Wakatakakage and brothers
38:20 Waka's personality
38:38 Waka's children
39:55 blood type and preferences
40:15 His fighting style
41:41 How to remember the names
42:28 wrap up

Sources:

https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202106110000432.html?cx_testId=66&cx_testVariant=cx_1&cx_artPos=3#cxrecs_s
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202106120000893.html?cx_testId=66&cx_testVariant=cx_1&cx_artPos=8#cxrecs_s
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_diaspora
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakabayama_Sadao
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futabayama_Sadaji
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_people_in_China
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8B%A5%E8%91%89%E5%B1%B1%E8%B2%9E%E9%9B%84
https://imagelink.kyodonews.jp/detail?id=3454432
https://www.tellerreport.com/sports/2021-06-12-asanoyama-s-master-former-ozeki-asashio-s-master-nishikishima-retires-from-the-sumo-association.rJctiCbsd.html
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202106110001002.html?cx_testId=66&cx_testVariant=cx_1&cx_artPos=9#cxrecs_s
https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202106120000893.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakatakakage_Atsushi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arashio_stable
https://sumowrestling.fandom.com/wiki/Wakatakakage_Atsushi
https://www.tellerreport.com/post/2021-03-11-%0A---%5B10-years-after-the-great-east-japan-earthquake%5D-a-message-from-the-players-who-think-about-that-day-%0A--.SygSnfNDmd.html
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https://gethiroshima.com/features/the-legend-of-the-three-arrows/
https://mainichi.jp/articles/20210524/k00/00m/050/014000c
https://mikano-kaiji.com/sport/sumou/7050/
https://sumounoheya.com/wakatakakage-2384
http://arashio.net/sp_onami2.html
https://katatosi.com/archives/4942
https://katatosi.com/archives/4942
https://life-master44.com/?p=330
Fukushima pride: 3 sumo brothers in 3 divisions

Brothers in action: Wakatakakage, Wakamotoharu, Wakatakamoto (Nov 2020) 三人兄弟 若隆景, 若元春, 若隆元の11月場所取組編

https://hayabusa9.5ch.net/test/read.cgi/mnewsplus/1516977931/l50
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakatakakage_Atsushi

Music:
"Advanced Japanese Folk" by Audiotoolz

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

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Intro/Outtro music by MARiAN - Tokyo Trap.