Aki Dohyo Nearly Complete

Image shamelessly lifted from the NSK’s official Twitter feed.

It’s that time in September! The yobidashi and support crew in Tokyo are busy re-making the dohyo to prepare for Sunday’s big start to the fall sumo tournament. As is always the case, a variety of tools are employed to get the dohyo in fighting shape for 15 days of brutal competition. Only a few days left, and it’s sumo time!

Bonus footage….

Oh fine, here is some more

And these guys! No way I would do this part without a beer nearby…


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