Sumo 101: Senshuraku

Sumo Sep 22, 2018

Sumo 101: Senshuraku

by John Gunning

The last day of a sumo tournament is called senshuraku and it's packed with all kinds of ceremonies and events not seen over the preceding 14. The word itself combines the characters for "thousand," "autumn" and "comfort" and is an old industry term for the ...