Sumo Kaboom

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Mawashi

    October 20th, 2021  |  34 mins 28 secs
    comedy, fundoshi, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, mawashi, naked, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament

    We start with mawashi and end at the Naked Man Festival.

  • Sumo Nicknames

    October 13th, 2021  |  42 mins 49 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, nhk, nickname, nicknames, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament

    Almost every wrestler has earned a nickname, and they are bloody brilliant.

  • News, Myogiryu and the Abacus

    October 6th, 2021  |  48 mins 23 secs
    abacus, comedy, goeido, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, myogiryu, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament

    Lots of sumo news and a deep dive into Myogiryu, which brings us right to the abacus.

  • Aki BashoDays 10-15 and BINGO winners

    September 29th, 2021  |  35 mins 52 secs
    aki, bingo, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, terunofuji, tournament

    Aki Basho Days 10-15 and BINGO winners

  • Aki Basho Days 3 - 9

    September 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins
    aki, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, nhk, podcast, september, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, terunofuji, tournament

    Sandwiches, butts, tonsils, the Kiribyama Crush, and sumo burlesque. It's a normal basho episode around here.

  • Grand Sumo Breakdown and Days 1 and 2 of the September Basho

    September 14th, 2021  |  44 mins 32 secs
    aki, basho, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo breakdown, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, nhk, podcast, september, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament

    We cover days 1 and 2 of the September basho and talk with Grand Sumo Breakdown guys (Ryan, Mak and Jake) about their predictions for the basho.

  • BINGO, Yutakayama and bigSUMOfan

    September 8th, 2021  |  52 mins 16 secs
    big sumo fan, bigsumofan, bingo, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, march, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament, yutakayama

    A spotlight on BINGO, Yutakayama, and sumo merch in the US.

  • The Banzuke, Sumo Slumps, and Pollyanna

    September 1st, 2021  |  38 mins 5 secs
    banzuke, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, nhk, podcast, pollyanna, slump, slumps, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament

    The banzuke is out, and it's a slider. Leslie discusses sumo slumps, and Laurie goes with the Pollyanna view.

  • Sumo Karaoke

    August 25th, 2021  |  42 mins 32 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, karaoke, nhk, podcast, singing, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament

    Sumo and Singing. They go together like peanut butter and jelly.

  • Terunofuji's Inspiration - Doing Sumo with 1 Arm

    August 18th, 2021  |  40 mins 28 secs
    comedy, disability, fuse, futabayama, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament

    A sumo wrestler with one arm. A yokozuna blind in one eye.

  • The Wonderful World of Ushizumo

    August 11th, 2021  |  32 mins 2 secs
    bull sumo, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, kimarite, nhk, olympics, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament, ushizumo, yokozuna

    Ushizumo, or bull sumo, is a sport in Japan! Yes, sumo with bulls.

  • Cannabis Sumo Scandals

    August 4th, 2021  |  37 mins 17 secs
    cannabis, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, nhk, podcast, pot, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, takagenji, tournament

    This week, we're chatting about the recent cannabis sumo scandal. We also discuss past cannabis scandals. Yep, there have been a few.

  • What is Terunofuji Doing Now?

    July 28th, 2021  |  29 mins 49 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, meiji, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, terunofuji, tournament, tsuna, yokozuna

    You say I'm a yokozuna? What happens now?

  • July Basho Days 10-15

    July 21st, 2021  |  59 mins 16 secs
    bingo, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, hakuho, improv comedy, japan, july, kaboom, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, terunofuji, tournament, yokozuna

    What a basho and what a BINGO! Wow! We can't cover all the bouts but we talk about a few that stood out to us on days 10-15. Here are your BINGO and sumo winners.

  • July Basho Days 3-9

    July 13th, 2021  |  42 mins 34 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, hakuho, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, terunofuji, tournament

    Our enthusiastic sumo watching at its best. Who fears Hakuho the most? Who Leslie wants to cuddle. So many movie references, and the best commentating slip ever.

  • Meisei's Story. Ichiyamamoto's Story. Day 1 and 2 of the Basho.

    July 5th, 2021  |  46 mins 59 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, hakuho, ichiyamamoto, improv comedy, japan, july, kaboom, meisei, nhk, podcast, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, terunofuji, tournament

    We cover a LOT of ground today- Meisei, Ichiyamamoto and days 1 and 2 of the Nagoya Basho.