Sumo 101: <i>Banzuke-gai</i>

Sumo Sep 15, 2019

Sumo 101: Banzuke-gai

by John Gunning

It's common knowledge that the written banzuke (ranking sheet) contains the name of every single wrestler in professional sumo, from the yokozuna at the top right on down to those at the very bottom of the lowest (jonokuchi) division. The only problem with that is ...