Mingling with the sumo wrestlers at Aoyama Gakuin Memorial Hall

aoyama_sumo1.jpgBraving the heavy rain and wind, World GO! made its way to Aoyama Gakuin Memorial Hall in Shibuya to take part in the sumo summer tour event held in the university’s premises. 


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During the sumo wrestlers’ meet-and-greet session, Domo snagged the opportunity to take a photo with TAMAWASHI (right) and SHODAI (left)! Well-known for their size and power, they can probably pick Domo up without much effort. 

aoyama_sumo3.JPGSome non-locals were spotted attending the event too! An indication that there is growing interest in sumo wrestling outside of Japan.

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A sumo wrestler watching a snippet of NHK WORLD-JAPAN’s「GRAND SUMO Highlights」on the touch screen tv. If you are interested in sumo wrestling, this is a program webpage not to be missed!