March Osaka Sumo Tournament

Six major sumo tournaments (called honbasho) are held during the year—one on each odd month, each taking place…

New Year Tokyo Sumo Tournament

Six major sumo tournaments (called honbasho) are held during the year—one on each odd month, each taking place…

November Fukuoka Sumo Tournament

Six major sumo tournaments (called honbasho) are held during the year—one on each odd month, each taking place…

September Tokyo Sumo Tournament

Six major sumo tournaments (called honbasho) are held during the year—one on each odd month, each taking place…

July Nagoya Sumo Tournament

Six major sumo tournaments (called honbasho) are held during the year—one on each odd month, each taking place…

May Tokyo Sumo Tournament

Six major sumo tournaments (called honbasho) are held during the year—one on each odd month, each taking place…

How to Buy Tickets for the Sumo in Tokyo

There are six major tournaments called honbasho held in Japan annually—one on each odd-numbered month—and they take place…

Sumo: The History & Rules

At first glance sumo is nothing if not bizarre: overweight men dressed in an enormous thong pushing each…