Yoshiaki Shichino

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Sumo gets boost from avid female fans

National Jan 2, 2018

Sumo gets boost from avid female fans

Enthusiastic young female fans provided a breath of fresh air for the sumo world in 2017, which once again finds itself reeling in the wake of a scandal. The women, nicknamed sujo, short for sumo joshi (sumo girls), exchange information through Instagram and other social ...