We had been waiting for the Japan Sumo Association to post pictures of the dohyo build in the Kokugikan for the last few days, and they finally released them all in one big wave overnight US time. Now, some of you may know that Team Tachiai’s hype levels are ramping up in anticipation of this weekend’s first matches, and these build videos and photos just notch that up another few points. For your enjoyment – the Natsu dohyo….
With the dohyo complete, time to put the roof in place,
Yobidashi making precision cuts for placement of the tawara….
The crew in Tokyo start the process to rebuild the dohyo