Friday, May 30, 2014

(565) Scenes from sumo #5


The unsung heroes of the world of sumo: the stage hands yobidashi (呼び出し) who do, pretty much, everything –from being ushers to the expensive seats to wiping the ring or announcing the wrestlers playing in each bout.

(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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