• Omaha, Nebraska

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Please encourage NHK to continue English broadcasts of sumo. My friends and I drink beer, eat chips and enjoy all 15 days of watching our favorites fight. I’m not a football, baseball or basketball fan, but love sumo for its quick one-on-one action.

I wish there was an English-language sumo magazine available in print, not just online. Some of my second-generation Japanese friends do not speak or read Japanese as their parents do, and enjoy watching the English broadcasts. There is a large English-speaking sumo fan base here, but it’s almost impossible to speak out because the commentary on sumo is so often only in Japanese.

harold shepherd

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