Shotengai Magazine | Shotengai Skip to main content
Sumo: The Japanese Wrestling

Sumo: The Japanese Wrestling

Written by Irene Sue
Sumo was initially a traditional Japanese Shinto ritual dance praying for harvest and prosperity. Nowadays, it is competitive full-contact wrestling in which two wrestlers compete against each other with their topless bodies. With its popularity and long history, Sumo is the national sport of Japan.
Continue reading