[sumo] oicho-mage for lower-ranked rikishi: was Tokutsuumi's
martina.lunau at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 5 07:35:20 EDT 2008
Thanks for the report Doreen, too bad I couldn't stay so long.
As for the oicho-mage, the yumitori rikishi is wearing one too.
2008/10/5 Doreen Simmons <jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp>
> On 2008/10/05, at 20:05, Jezz wrote:
> 2008/10/5 Doreen Simmons <jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp>:
>>> Incidentally, the lower-ranked rikishi
>>> doing this act are allowed to wear their hair in the oicho-mage, the
>>> fan-shaped style, of the sekitori. Anybody know the other cases where
>> I can think of two other times when a non-sekitori rikishi will have
>> his hair in the oicho-mage.
>> a) When a Makushita rikishi is facing a Juryo rikishi.
>> b) For their own intai ceremony.
> Yes, and yes.
> One more.
> Do I win a prize? ;-)
> What had you in mind? The collectable e-banzuke by Motoki (the cartoonist
> not the gyoji) that still has three Russians on it (because the Kyokai
> couldn't order the poor man to destroy his entire output and start again)
> unfortunately has my name inscribed upon it. :-}
> Doreen Simmons
> jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp
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