[sumo] oicho-mage for lower-ranked rikishi: was Tokutsuumi's dampatsu-shiki today

Martina Lunau 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
>>> this
>>> happens?
>>>
>>
>> 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?  ;-)
>>
>> Jejima
>>
>
> 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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