Sumo Kaboom

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

221 episodes of Sumo Kaboom since the first episode, which aired on March 4th, 2020.

  • 221: July Basho, Days 1 - 3

    July 17th, 2024  |  46 mins 24 secs
    dallas cowboy cheerleaders, days 1-3, nagoya, sumo

    The heat is on, and the sumo begins in Nagoya!

  • 220: The Banzuke for July 2024

    July 10th, 2024  |  53 mins 3 secs
    2024, banzuke, july, sumo

    It's banzuke time! Who is climbing up? Who is caught in a sumo eddy? And who is falling down?

  • 219: Oyakatas Part 3 - Tokiwayama

    July 3rd, 2024  |  37 mins 20 secs
    coach, oyakata, sumo, takakeisho, tokiwayama

    That smiley gentleman who sings at most of the fan events, that's a sumo coach! Takakeisho's coach, in fact! Continuing with our exploration of sumo head coaches.

  • 218: Oyakatas Part 2 - Asakayama and Sakaigawa

    June 25th, 2024  |  39 mins 50 secs
    asakayama, oyakata, poodle, sakaigawa

    We're covering two more sumo coaches this week! We could title this episode poodles and heroes.

  • 217: Oyakatas of the Futagoyama and Arashio Stables

    June 19th, 2024  |  33 mins 43 secs
    arashio, futagoyama, oyakata, stable

    Who are the sumo coaches? We see them around - these men wearing suits and speaking about their recruits. But, we don't know a lot about them, so let's learn together!

  • 216: What Happens After Retirement?

    June 12th, 2024  |  38 mins 57 secs
    after retirement, retirement

    After a short chat about Buccee's and some news, Leslie talks about what happens to sumo wrestlers after they leave sumo.

  • 215: Kotoeko and a Whole Lotta Retirement Goin’ On

    June 5th, 2024  |  32 mins 18 secs
    koteko, retirement

    Kotoeko announced his retirement. Two others had their retirement ceremonies recently.

  • 214: Days 10-15 of the May Basho

    May 29th, 2024  |  55 mins 20 secs
    basho, kotozakura, may, onosato

    There's a new winner in town. He's young. He's healthy. And every time we try to type his name, it autocorrects to Onomatopoeia.

  • 213: Days 4-9 of the May Basho

    May 21st, 2024  |  49 mins 17 secs
    basho, may

    Exciting basho, isn't it? Let's talk about what's going well and how many injuries are out there.

  • 212: Days 1-3 of the May Basho 2024

    May 15th, 2024  |  40 mins 31 secs
    basho, days 1-3, may

    The basho just started, and we're here to talk about what we've noticed.

  • 211: The May Banzuke, Tokihayate and Oshoma

    May 8th, 2024  |  43 mins 36 secs
    banzuke, may, oshoma, tokihayate

    Chatting about the banzuke and two new men to the top division, Tokihayate and Oshoma.

  • 210: Sumo Content Creators To Follow

    May 1st, 2024  |  39 mins 44 secs
    emilien grenot, hakkeyoi sumo news and stats, patricia dobashi, sarahlovessumo

    Want more sumo content for English speakers? Here are four people to follow.

  • 209: Sumo Wrestlers Sing!

    April 24th, 2024  |  34 mins 48 secs
    charity sumo, daieisho, hiradoumi, kagayaki, karaoke, onosho, singing, song, takayasu

    Sometimes we break down the singing rather than the sumo. Today is one of those days!

  • 208: A Tribute to Akebono

    April 17th, 2024  |  52 mins 46 secs
    akebono, john jacques, lynn matsuoka

    The sumo world lost a legend this week, the first foreign-born yokozuna, Akebono. Stories about Akebono from people who knew him as Chad.

  • 207: Sumo Media for Beginners

    April 10th, 2024  |  35 mins 44 secs
    media, sumo food channel, sumo research

    People often ask us how to watch sumo and how we do our research. Here's what you need to know.

  • 206: All Roads Lead to Isegahama

    April 3rd, 2024  |  43 mins 20 secs

    Isegahama stable has been in the news lately. So, who is the head coach there?