October 3rd, 2023
kaisei, oki sumo festival, okinoumi, retirement
We watched the retirement ceremonies of Okinoumi and Kaisei this weekend, and they led us down very different rabbit holes.
May 9th, 2023
benjamin marshman, henka, ichinojo, retirement
An episode about Ichinojo's surprise retirement and some things we learned about the henka. Who is doing the henka and how effective is it?
January 31st, 2023
Hakuho's retirement ceremony happened over the weekend. We thought it a good time to recap his career and give a play by play of his retirement celebration.
June 8th, 2022
demon, hair cutting, kaka, kakka, okamoto, retirement, tomotaka
A bit of history about hair cutting ceremonies and a deep dive into two artists we've seen at sumo retirement ceremonies- Tomotaka Okamoto and Demon Kakka.
May 31st, 2022
aminishiki, hokutofuji, retirement
Aminishiki and Hokutofuji
February 8th, 2022
hair, konishiki, retirement
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?