"Ozumou.com" is an information site to learn Japanese Sumo in Q & A format.
Sumo is the best way to explore the tradition in the undercurrent of Japanese culture. In particular, it is useful to know the culture supporting Sumo to know the Edo culture. Japanese traditional human relations such as traditional etiquette in a company, workplace and family etc. are still living in Sumo world today as it was. In other words, if you look at the culture of Sumo, you will be able to know not only Japanese culture of old age but also know the current culture in Japan. At first glance, the Sumo world looks total different from daily life in Japan now. However, it has stubbornly maintained the tradition of Japanese culture. Of course, to say that and stick with tradition, it is changing little by little with the times. However, it appears not change much at the moment as the change is quite slow and partially occurs. If you look at the long span, it may be changed significantly. Whatever the case may be, If you want to know the Japanese culture, you should look at the own culture supporting Sumo. In particular, we recommend the foreigners interested in Japanese culture to study the world of Sumo. Then, you should be able to easily understand the behavior and thought flowing the undercurrent of Japanese culture today.

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  • Online ticket sale for Sumo event begins - E-Pao.net November 15, 2018
    Online ticket sale for Sumo event beginsE-Pao.netOn the other hand, Salai International Japan Director Keita Inui expressed that they were elated to learn that Sumo wrestling will be organised as a part of the Sangai Festival 2018 and added that apart from being the National sport of Japan, Sumo ...
  • Sumo-Grand champion pulls out after fourth successive loss - Investing.com UK November 15, 2018
    Investing.com UKSumo-Grand champion pulls out after fourth successive lossInvesting.com UKJapanese grand sumo champion Yokozuna Kisenosato performs the New Year's ring-entering rite at the annual celebration for the New Year at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo. TOKYO (Reuters) - Sumo wrestler Kisenosato, who holds the highest rank of yokozuna, ...and more »
  • Sumo: Kisenosato falls to 4th straight loss at Kyushu meet - The Mainichi November 14, 2018
    Sumo: Kisenosato falls to 4th straight loss at Kyushu meetThe Mainichi2 maegashira remains one of three undefeated wrestlers in the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament after earning his fifth career "kimboshi" prize for defeating a grand champion. The Japanese yokozuna put Tochiozan on the defensive from the outset, getting an ...
  • Sumo: Kisenosato falls to 4th straight loss at Kyushu meet - The ... - The Mainichi November 14, 2018
    The MainichiSumo: Kisenosato falls to 4th straight loss at Kyushu meet - The ...The MainichiFUKUOKA (Kyodo) -- Grand champion Kisenosato fell to his fourth straight loss on Wednesday, becoming the first yokozuna to suffer four consecutive los.Sumo: Kisenosato falls to 4th straight loss at Kyushu meetKyodo News Plusall 6 news articles »
  • Spread out Doha-rug: the best sumo wrestlers in Japan compete - The Kozweek November 13, 2018
    Spread out Doha-rug: the best sumo wrestlers in Japan competeThe KozweekAnd the Russians sumo in full can not be named. They are all students of Sambo, judo and Greco-Roman wrestling. Facing the Japanese Champions, with only one caveat – the Amateur leagues. But the carriers of the ancient traditions still have won, albeit ...