February 10th, 2021 | 35 mins 43 secs
abi, asashoryu, chin tap, comedy, crab walk, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, harumafuji, hokutofuji, improv comedy, japan, kaboom, kotoshogiku, nhk, podcast, pre bout, prebout ritual, shuffle, sumo, sumo kaboom, sumo wrestling, takakeisho, takamisakari belly thwacks, takayasu, terutsuyoshi, tochinoshin, tournament
What so sumo wrestlers do before each match? And why the heck are they doing it?
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 1st, 2020 | 36 mins 59 secs
abi, basho, comedy, covid, covid 19, dohyo, grand sumo, grand sumo highlights, improv comedy, japan, july basho, nhk, sumo, sumo wrestling, tournament
What kind of prep goes into a professional sumo tournament? And, what's happens differently when we're in a pandemic? How are the wrestlers staying in sumo shape?