Sumo Kaboom

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Sumo Snack and Chat

    November 4th, 2020  |  46 mins 8 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, nhk, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, tournament

    A relaxed conversation about Akua, injuries, bingo, what it's like at a sumo tournament, blood type personalities, bento boxes, and a lot of laughter. A LOT of laughter.

  • The 3 T's - Takanosho, Takayasu, and Terunofuji

    October 28th, 2020  |  44 mins 15 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, nhk, november basho, sanyaku, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, takanosho, takayasu, terunofuji, tournament

    Everything you ever wanted to know about Takanosho, Takayasu, and Terunofuji... or as we call them - Riceball, the Geyser, and the Come Back King.

  • Doreen Simmons and Katrina Watts

    October 21st, 2020  |  32 mins 56 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, nhk, sumo, sumo wrestling, tournament

    Two famous sumo experts.

  • Mongolian Wrestling Makes Us Twitterpated

    October 14th, 2020  |  39 mins 42 secs
    comedy, consulates cup, football, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, mongolia, mongolian wrestling, nhk, sumo, sumo wrestling, texas, tournament

    Mongolian Wrestling. The men, the history, the outfits.

  • International Sumo, Mixed Martial Arts, and the Consulate Cup

    October 7th, 2020  |  38 mins 36 secs
    comedy, consulate cup, dark circle sumo, dark clan fight lab, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, nhk, sumo, sumo wrestling, texas, tournament

    International sumo - where some of our professional sumo wrestlers come from and a fantastic training ground!

  • Aki Basho Days 10 - 15

    September 30th, 2020  |  46 mins 33 secs
    comedy, enho, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, ikioi, improv comedy, japan, nhk, ozeki, shodai, sumo, sumo wrestling, takakeisho, tobizaru, tournament

    An overview of how the September basho ended. Who won the sumo and BINGO.

  • Basho Day 3 - 9 Weeblewobbles, Andre the Giant and Danny Devito

    September 22nd, 2020  |  42 mins 54 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, nhk, square dancing, sumo, sumo wrestling, tournament, weeblewobble, wrestlers

    The Aki Basho? It's filled to the brim with athletic sumo, surprises and cringe-worthy moments.

  • BINGO, Aki Basho, and Andy from the Tachiai Blog

    September 15th, 2020  |  53 mins 25 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, nhk, sumo, sumo wrestling, tournament

    We pack so much into this episode! Our first 2 Bingo winners! The non-technical breakdown of the basho days 1 and 2. And, Andy from the Tachiai blog.

  • Banzuke, Bingo and Endo

    September 9th, 2020  |  28 mins 47 secs
    ando, basho, bingo, comedy, endo, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, nhk, sanyaku, september, sumo, sumo wrestling, tournament

    Sumo and bingo. They go together like shamalama dippity dingy dong.

  • Ozeki Takakeisho and Asanoyama

    September 2nd, 2020  |  44 mins 3 secs
    asanoyama, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, nhk, ozeki, sumo, sumo wrestling, takakeisho, tournament

    Interesting facts, great nicknames, and random thoughts about these two very different ozeki. And, can someone please explain what an extreme vacuum hand is??

  • Sekiwake: Mitakeumi and Shodai. Mushroom Hunter and Enigma.

    August 26th, 2020  |  41 mins 4 secs
    comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, mitakeumi, nhk, sekiwake, shodai, sumo, sumo wrestling, tournament

    We take a deep, kinda serious look at our current two Sekiwake: Mushroom Hunter Mitakeumi and The Enigma Shodai.

  • Komusubi: Spitball of Fire and Hotpants Magee; Daieisho and Okinoumi.

    August 19th, 2020  |  43 mins 3 secs
    comedy, daieisho, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, komusubi, nhk, okinoumi, sumo, sumo wrestling, tournament

    We take a deep, not too serious look at our current two komusubi: Spitball of Fire and Hotpants Magee.

  • All About Abi

    August 12th, 2020  |  36 mins 33 secs
    abi, comedy, escape, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, heya, improv comedy, japan, jsa, nhk, resignation, sumo, sumo wrestler, sumo wrestling, takayasu, tournament

    Lots of news happened this week in the sumo world, from baby announcements to daring escapes and Abi. We break it all down and try to understand from an outsider's point of view.

  • July Basho Wrap Up Days 10 - 15

    August 4th, 2020  |  42 mins 57 secs
    asanoyama, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, hakuho, improv comedy, japan, mitakeumi, nhk, onosho, ozeki, shodai, sumo, sumo wrestling, terunofuji, tournament

    So much emotion all wrapped into one basho! The matches that made us laugh. The fights that made us jump from our chairs. The storylines that made us cry.

  • July Basho Day 3 - 9

    July 28th, 2020  |  41 mins 22 secs
    basho, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, july, nhk, sumo, sumo wrestling, tournament

    Exciting times! This is sumo greatest hits from Day 3 - 9 of the July basho 2020.

  • The Basho Begins with Sumo Mainichi

    July 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    basho, comedy, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, july basho, nhk, sumo, sumo breakdown, sumo mianichi, sumo wrestling, tournament

    A 3-part episode: current events, a breakdown of basho day 1 and 2, and a talk with Dave and Amy from Sumo Mainichi.