It’s worth seeing a sumo match in Japan even if you don’t follow the sport, but deciding which matches to see and how to choose the right seats or tickets can be complicated, so we’re going to break it all down for you with these top tips.
Rugby union in Japan seems to be going strength to strength, chiseling out for itself a respectable chunk of the cultural landscape of Japan. Let’s look at how this English sport came to the East, and how it has ended up competing against soccer and baseball.
The art of Japanese sumo wrestling has long captured the global imagination. The distinct appearance of the athletes is unlike any other sport – but don’t make the mistake of thinking it’s just two fat guys in diapers shoving each other.
When you hear the words Japan and wrestling, do you immediately think about sumo? This sport is, after all, a very traditional icon of Japanese culture. But did you know that Japan has another wrestling sport? It’s called puroresu.