Here's the research we do for each episode, music licenses, and time codes. It's for anyone who wants to see where we get our info or for anyone who wants to learn more about this wonderful sport.
156 articles since March 4th, 2020.
Episode 86: Sumo Nicknames
October 12th, 2021
Almost every wrestler has earned a nickname. And they are bloody brilliant.
Episode 85: News and Myogiryu
October 4th, 2021
hakuho, hoot, kanreki, myogiryu
Lots of news this week and everything you ever wanted to know about Myogiryu.
Episode 84: Aki Basho Days 10-15 and BINGO winners
September 28th, 2021
aki, bigsumofan, endo, hakuho, myogiryu, retirement, sumosoul, terunofuji
Who won the sumo BINGO game? And what impressed us about Days 10-15?
Episode 83: Aki Basho Days 3-9
September 21st, 2021
aki, chiyoshoma, endo, kiribyama, september, takayasu, terunofuji, wakatakakage
Sandwiches, butts, tonsil stones, the Kiribyama Crush, and sumo burlesque. It's a normal basho episode around here.
Episode 82: Grand Sumo Breakdown predictions and Days 1 and 2 of the September Basho
September 14th, 2021
aki, basho, grand sumo breakdown, gsb, september
The September 2021 Basho has begun! We talk with the Grand Sumo Breakdown guys about their basho predictions and discuss days 1 and 2.
Episode 81: BINGO, Yutakayama, and bigSUMOfan
September 6th, 2021
bigsumofan, bingo, merch, merchandise, sumo, yutakayama
New and improved BINGO, a spotlight on Yutakayama, and a deep dive into sumo merch- how to get it in the US.
Episode 80: Bankzuke, Sumo Slumps and Pollyanna
August 31st, 2021
banzuke, enho, myogiryu, pollyanna, slumps, terunofuji
The banzuke is out, and it's a slider. Leslie discusses sumo slumps and Laurie goes with the Pollyanna view.
Episode 79: Sumo Karaoke
August 24th, 2021
jinku, karaoke, rikishi, singing, song
Sumo and karaoke pair perfectly!
Episode 78: Terunofuji's Inspiration
August 17th, 2021
disability, fuse, futabayama, paraolympics
A sumo wrestler with one arm. A yokozuna blind in one eye.
Episode 77: The Wonderful World of Ushizumo
August 10th, 2021
bull sumo, japan, rodeo, ushizumo
Japanese bull sumo?? Is there really such a thing? And how is it different from rodeo? Or bullfighting?