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10:00 AM on 07.25.2013

Japanator Eats: Chanko - the soup of Sumo champions

I recently went to a restaurant in Tokyo which specializes in Chankonabe, or the hot pot-style cooking of Chanko, which is the traditional soup that Sumo wrestlers eat in order to get big and strong. It starts with a simple ...

Kristina Pino


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Mistwalker Celebrates Terra Battle's 500K Downloads Milestone

Having now surpassed 500,000 downloads, Terra Battle fans will soon enjoy new characters from the original character and dragon model designer of Panzer Dragoon, Manabu Kusunoki. For more information on upcoming milestones and recently unlocked milestones, please visit Terra Battle's Download Starter.




3:30 PM on 09.09.2009

Sumo wrestlers get custom double-wide seat at McDonald's

What do you do if you want to grab a bite to eat at McDonald's, but your ass is the width of a compact car? That's not an issue for sumo wrestlers in Tokyo's Taito ward. The McDonald's right near the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena g...

Dale North

3:00 PM on 08.04.2009

Australian teenager plops down for some sumo practice

Who says sumo is just a guy's sport? Most of the nearly-naked sumo wrestlers do, but that's not stopping Samantha-Jane Stacey from embarking on the path to become a world-class sumo wrestler. You can see here the journey this...

Brad Rice

11:00 AM on 07.09.2009

Sumo grand champ Asashoryu announces divorce

That's right: if you're a woman who happens to be a chubby-chaser, then you've got the chance to land yourself a jackpot of a man here. The sumo grand champion Asashoryu announced that he's getting a divorce from his wife of ...

Brad Rice