Bonus Episode: Classic American Sumo

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Ever wonder how sumo first took root in the United States? Join us on a journey into the classic American sumo scene of the 20th century and feel free to share any stories you may have from the good ol’ days. Tell us all about your favorite classic matches on social media or leave us a voice mail at 805-613-SUMO (7866)

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Haru 2020: The Other Guys

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Upset we didn’t cover Sadamoumi and Azumaryu on our main recap episode? You’re in luck! Ryan, Mak, and Jake are here to help you by covering every single rikishi that we didn’t already cover for Haru 2020.

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Haru 2020 Recap

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Another basho in the books! Join us for results, discussion, and as always just a little bit of humiliation for the loser of our prediction game. Leave us a voice mail with your thoughts at 805-613-SUMO (7866) and please forgive our audio issues as we record another episode using #SocialDistancing

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Dohyos & Deshis Episode 4

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The boys from Akaguma-beya are back! Join us for our first tournament in the Juryo division and some of the exploits brought on by our newfound fame. Check out our kesho-mawashis and tegatas below! Again, our apologies for audio issues as we work to improve our remote recording capabilities while staying home during the coronavirus crisis.

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Goniku, played by Flyric:

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Kawa, played by Mak:

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And Kumanoyama, played by Ryan:

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Bonus Episode: Mongolians in Sumo

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Hakuho’s pretty great, right? Ever wonder how some kid from Mongolia became the best of all time in a niche sport in a completely different country than his own? Here’s part 1 in our story about how Mongolia came to dominate sumo wrestling and the fun stories along the way. Please forgive our audio struggles, we are all in physical isolation due the coronavirus pandemic and we are still working on getting the best quality possible while recording from our homes. Stay safe, everyone.

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Haru 2020 Midway

*Spoilers through day 7*

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Check out our first ever live podcast! We streamed on Facebook Live and you can find the video on our page. As promised, we recorded and released the audio version as normal. Let us know if you’d like to see this again in the future at 805-613-SUMO (7866).

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Haru 2020 Preview

Mokarimakka! Everyone ready for the “Ghost Basho” this month? Join us as we discuss the details and implications of one of the strangest tournaments in recent years. Also in memory of the recently departed Byamba, we are putting out a call for your favorite stories/cameos/acting roles/etc. about the big Mongolian. Byamba was the face of sumo outside of Japan for many years and we want to hear what he meant to each of you. Leave us a voicemail at 805-613-SUMO (7866) or find us on social media, we’ll be compiling responses into an upcoming bonus episode.

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