Gallery: the Senshuraku

Sumo is a fascinating sport full of traditions and mysteries. It is also extremely funny to Watch alongside hardcore Japanese fans. Here are a few of my many many Photos from the 2015 Senshuraku in Nagoya.

Sumo featured
Getting ready for match start
Getting ready for match start
Intimidating each other
Intimidating each other
Stamp of feet to purify the ring
Stamp of feet to purify the ring
Sumo wrestling
Sumo wrestling
Sumo wrestling
Sumo wrestling
Tsuridashi (lift out move)
Tsuridashi (lift out move)
A definite way to end a match
A definite way to end a match
The winner of a lower division
The winner of a lower division
A sumo purifying dance while awaiting the final
A sumo purifying dance while awaiting the final
A sumo purifying dance while awaiting the final
A sumo purifying dance while awaiting the final
Show of hands to the gods to prove that they carry no weapons
Show of hands to the gods to prove that they carry no weapons
Commercial break
Commercial break
Salt throwing to purify the ring before the match
Salt throwing to purify the ring before the match
Standstill in the final
Standstill in the final
The Victor of the Nagoya 2015 final
The Victor of the Nagoya 2015 final

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