Category: Japan

A scale showing the heights of the following rikishi, from left to right: Shakagatake Kumoemon, 5'11"; Ikuzuki Geitazaemon, 6' 0"; Oozora Buzaemon, 6' 0"; Ryuumon Yoshigoro, 6' 2"; Chiyonoyama Masanobu, 6' 3"; Oozutsu Manemon, 6' 6"; Yamakawa Toshio, 6' 6"; Hokuseiho Osamu, 6' 7"; Akashi Shiganosuke, 6' 7"; Kotooshu Katsunori, 6' 8"; Ouchiyama Heikichi, 6' 8"; Dewagatake Bunjiro, 6' 8"; Akebono Taro, 6' 8"; Fudoiwa Mitsuo, 7' 0".

Who Was the Tallest Rikishi in Japanese History?

On Jason’s All-Sumo YouTube channel, Jason wondered who might have been the tallest Japanese-native rikishi. My interest now piqued, down into the rabbit hole I dove.

July 14, 2022 0
Dontsuu Hyper-Road entrance

A Viewer’s Guide to RobiHachi: Episode 12

Robby, Hatchi, and Ikku find themselves cornered by Yang and the Lunar Guard. Their only chance for escape is via a secret hyper-road that leads back to Earth.

September 2, 2019 0
Robby, Hatchi, and Isekander mascots

A Viewer’s Guide to RobiHachi: Episode 11

At long last, Robby, Hatchi, and Ikku reach the planet Isekander. Following the TripSunvisor recommendations, Robby prepares to visit the shrine.

August 26, 2019 0
Robby, Hatchi

A Viewer’s Guide to RobiHachi: Episode 10

As they approach the Isekander Checkpoint, Robby and Hatchi get into an argument that escalates into into a full-blown turf war aboard the Nagaya Voyager.

August 19, 2019 0
Hatchi, Ikku, Robby

A Viewer’s Guide to RobiHachi: Episode 9

The Nagaya Voyager stops at Yokkamarché, where they meet the engineer who built Hizakuriger, Nagaya Yoyager, and Ikku.

August 12, 2019 0
Hiroshi, Hatchi, Ikku, Robby

A Viewer’s Guide to RobiHachi: Episode 8

Robby, Hatchi, and Ikku accidentally land on Mulberry 8, where all the residents are robots. Hizakuriger and Yang get embroiled in a mecha battle.

August 5, 2019 0