Grand Sumo Tournament (Video) Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Culture

Japan’s national sport, sumo is a huge part of Japanese culture. Three times a year, the best of the best come out to fight in a 15-day tournament in Tokyo. Learn a bit about the traditions, and see some highlights of the May 2012 edition in this video.

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.