Sumo 101: Kitanofuji

Sumo Sep 12, 2019

Sumo 101: Kitanofuji

by John Gunning

Sumo tournaments are shown daily on NHK. While the play-by-play men rotate, one ever present is acerbic color commentator Kitanofuji. Often decked out in traditional Japanese attire, the sharp-tongued 77-year-old rarely sugarcoats his views. If anyone has earned the right to voice their opinion, however, it's ...