[sumo] Hakurozan, was: Doreen and Aran

Lon Howard itsulon at wavecable.com
Wed Jan 17 16:03:35 EST 2007

On Jan 17, 2007, at 9:17 AM, John Gunning wrote:

> Taikomaru in Azumazeki beya has no hair at all so in effect it does  
> not matter despite the oft-quoted line that rikishi must retire if  
> they cannot make a chon-mage.

I just found Taikomaru's pic in last years Rikishi Directory, and can  
vouch for the 'no hair' part, so as long as the sekitori don't have  
different standards, it appears the mage is a non-issue there.

Lon Howard

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