Wednesday, November 20, 2013

(435) Sumo 2: Surrealism


In a country where everyone collects dolls, it is not strange to find dolls (OK, “figures”) of sumo wrestlers. Pictured are the ozeki Kotoshogiku (琴奨菊) and Kotooshu (琴欧洲); the latter is the one on the right and he is Bulgarian. And since Christmas is coming (well, sort of) the seasonal hint is not strange either.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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