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Osaka Basho 2013 Wind-up

MatagisawaI was going to write “Haru (spring) Basho” for the headline here, but I don’t have much reason to.  Up here in the frozen north of Akita (especially in my neck of the woods), things are still as cold an snowy as ever.  Spring is the time of new beginnings, and although the weather ain’t doing anything new, there are some interesting things going on in sumo.  Hakuho, Harumafuji, Kakuryu, Kisenosato (maybe), and of course the golden boy of the Japanese media… Endo. Continue reading