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Nerves of steel?

Wakanoho (MW13) is so impressed by Roho's (ME12) grim outlook that he forgets himself and tries to get a good headstart... This match seems to be determined even before it starts. In the sport of sumo, faith indeed does move mountains. Unless Roho gets too comfortable he should have this bout rife for the picking.
Kyushu Basho - Day 2

November 12th 2007
I've been wondering how to approach this segment of the blog. How can I possibly succeed in keeping the interest up among the hapless population making up all those blog readers indifferent to the grand tradition of sumo? I considered step by step introductions, a combined entry with highlights of the five days or presentations of the various rules and the most famous wrestlers right now. In the e ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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