A big day out at the sumo

The sumo tournament and surrounding Ryogoku area with kids


During a bathroom run, my daughter and I stumbled upon the trophy case, and spent nearly 20 minutes with our noses to the glass admiring each massive object: ornate ceramic vases, a huge jar filled with plums, and a variety of gold and silver bowls. My daughter’s favorite was the main trophy: a two-handled chalice larger and heavier than she is.

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A big day out at the sumo

About Jason A Jenkins

Writer, father and informavore, Jason likes working in, around and between Tokyo's creative forces. He is an avid fan of live music, carry-on luggage, people-watching and Taiwanese high-mountain oolong tea.
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