Sumo

Japanese schoolgirls in sailor suit uniforms demonstrate 82 sumo techniques【Video】

These girls expertly throw each other around the ring to help promote high school sumo in Japan.

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What’s making these big, tough sumo wrestlers cringe? A tiny medical procedure, it turns out!

The Japan Sumo Association pokes fun at some of its star athletes who appear to hate getting shots just as much as the rest of us.

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Japanese sumo wrestler proves why he’s the sport’s cutest star with another sleeping appearance

The funny video, shot by another professional sumo wrestler, shows the lighter side to Japan’s traditional sport.

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Cats living in Tokyo sumo training facility are champions of cuteness 【Photos】

Felines among the flab.

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Google Maps captures “only in Japan” moment as sumo wrestler sneaks a peek at Google car

In Japan, children don’t chase ice cream trucks — sumo wrestlers chase Google cars.

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Epic ad for instant ramen noodles shows all the great Japanese trends from the past year

Test your knowledge of Japanese trends by spotting the “buzz points” in this action-packed commercial.

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Pro sumo wrestler walks into Japanese arcade, shows off amazing rhythm game drum skills【Video】

You won’t want to take this guy on in the ring or at the arcade.

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“Flying Sumo Wrestler” performs sumo moves mid-air while hurtling towards earth at high speed

Can a skydiving sumo wrestler complete the ring-entering ceremony mid-air with a “gyojisumo referee by his side?

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Oddly satisfying: watching sumo wrestlers in this hand-stamp assembly line 【Video】

Who knew listening to hypnotic hand-prints could be so relaxing?

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Insanely huge Japanese roach trap is strong enough to catch a sumo wrestler 【Video】

Here’s a tip: if you’re ever stuck on a giant roach trap, do not let the adhesive get on your nipple.

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Champion sumo wrestler show off his amazingly efficient autograph production line 【Video】

As a sumo wrestler, it takes speed and precision to succeed in the ring, and to keep your fans supplied with autographs.

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Think you can match the training regimen of a champion sumo wrestler? 【Video】

Eating a ginormous lunch and taking afternoon naps? Pff, no sweat! Doing 100 reps of a brutal weight training regimen? No thanks…

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New Toyota ad answers the age-old question: How is a sumo wrestler like a car?【Video】

Seven sumo wrestlers, one car. The similarities are almost too numerous to list them all!

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Combat math – Professional sumo wrestler’s throw follows the golden ratio

The golden ratio has been seen in mathematics, architecture, music, natural phenomena…and now sumo wrestling.

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“Kawaigari”: Learn this depressing sumo jargon while enjoying photos of wrestlers with cats!

Learn about this sad sumo jargon while enjoying a few photos of sumo wrestlers petting cats!

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Sushi, sumo, and cats in kimonos: the best Christmas and New Year cards from Japan【Pics & Video】

These holiday greeting cards from Japan are so cool you have to see them to believe they’re real.

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Japanese netizens shocked by the sight of sumo wrestlers bathing in hot spring

Who says sumo wrestlers can’t be sexy? (Slightly NSFW, but nothing more than you’d see during a typical sumo match.)

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The deceiving cat: Sumo wrestler wins match using “cute” technique, but some are not happy【Video】

A sumo wrestler has drawn ire after using the adorably named nekodamashi, or “deceiving cat,” technique to win a match.

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Sumo horse racing game returns with guest appearances from Street Fighter characters!

With laser-blast-firing sumo wrestlers on horses, Japan Sumo Derby was one of the best things we’ve seen this year. So, how can it be topped? With Street Fighter characters!

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Sumo sprinting really ought to be the next evolution in track and field【Video】

Let’s face it, something needs to be done about track and field. Although it could be considered human athleticism in its purest form, surely the art of running in a straight line is nearing our maximum potential as a species.

It’s time to take events such as sprinting to the next level. Luckily a small group of sumo wrestlers may have stumbled upon a way to bring another dimension to the sport, and another chin or two as well.

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