Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 95: Wakamotoharu and Oho

1:30 BINGO
4:40 News Flash - thank you
5:20 The Confusing Story of the Araiso Beya
7:00 We really don't know what we're talking about
8:15 One less available sumo wrestler "to make late blooming flowers bloom"
10:00 Is he a babe?
10:15 Hakuho documentary
11:30 Can we talk about 3-piece suits? Godfather and the Penguin.
12:15 Hidenoumi gambling
13:15 Satisfying videos
14:00 Wrestlers and man bags
14:45 Sumo jokes
15:40 Banzuke Breakdown
20:00 New guys to the top Division - Wakamotoharu
21:30 That's a lot of numbers. What does that mean? He has a 50/50 chance of doing well up here.
23:45 Wakamotoharu's cute nickname
24:45 How Wakamotoharu was a dumb-dumb
26:30 Why is everyone interested in Oho?
27:15 Oho born when Hakuho entered sumo
27:45 Taiho, Oho's grandad
28:45 Takatoriki, Oho's dad and how things went wrong
31:30 Takatoriki's Youtube channel
32:15 Just like the Green Goblin
33:30 Oho as a kid
34:00 Just like Colin Hanks
35:45 Nepotism
37:45 Sumo styles of all of them
38:15 Just like Harry Potter
39:00 The questions we can't wait to learn


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"Advanced Japanese Folk" by Audiotoolz

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