The following special prizes have been announced:
Kanto-Sho (Fighting Spirit):
- Kotoshoho (Conditional)
Shukun-Sho (Outstanding Performance):
- Mitakeumi (Conditional)
- Sadanoumi (Conditional)
- Takanosho (Conditional)
Mitakeumi will receive a shukun-sho if he takes the yusho; the same goes for Sadanoumi. Kotoshoho will receive a kanto-sho if he wins, which would give him double-digit victories in his Makuuchi debut. Takanosho will receive a shukun-sho for defeating the yusho winner if he can pick up his 8th victory and Mitakeumi or Asanoyama is the tournament champion.