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SUMO IN TOKYO 2019 (Reiwa 1) and 2020 (Reiwa 2)
The cheapest tickets are ALWAYS available when you line up at the ticket booth in Ryogoku early hour. 7:45AM is official opening for unreserved seats called General Admission Tickets. Yes, first-come-first-served basis. At least 1 hour before which means 6:45AM-and-prior to queue is recommended to grab the last minute tickets. Weekends are not easy, you may have to start queue-ing up as early as first train get you there (5:00AM-ish).
It will be more than Sumo when you see all the fights including Ichinojo (Mongolia), Aoiyama (Bulgaria), Tochinoshin (Georgia), Gagamaru (Georgia) Kaisei (Brazil), Mitakeumi (Philippine), Takayasu (Philippine) and more. And very first African wrestler OSunaArashi (BigSanderStorm) from Egypt just got retired (>_<) All those listed in high ranking sumo wrestlers earn more than a million yen each month (good job you'd consider?). If you were in Tokyo area during Tokyo Tounament, please have this chance to visit Ryogoku just accross Sumida river from Asakusa.
sumo in tokyo
May : Tokyo (May 12th - May 26th, 2019)
July : Nagoya, 2019
September : Tokyo (Sep.8th - Sep.22nd, 2019)
November : Fukuoka, 2019

January : Tokyo (Jan.12th - Jan.26th, 2020)
March : Osaka, 2020
May : Tokyo (May 10th - May 24th, 2020)
July : Nagoya, 2020
September : Tokyo (Sep.13th - Sep.27th, 2020)
November : Fukuoka, 2020
 Nihon Sumo Kyokai
 3 times a year available in Tokyo.
 January, May and September.
 Chanko Nabe
 Sumo wrestlers dish, can eat them all?
 All year available when you're hungry.
JTB Sunrise Tours :
Japan Dream Tours :
Nishiiwa-beya in ASAKUSA :
Azumazeki-beya :
Asakayama-beya :
Tomozuna-beya :
Arashio-beya :
Onoe-beya :
Sadogatake-beya :
If you were not travelling within the tournament season, you may still be able to visit above heya (sumo-beya or stable house) for morning training.
Not enough? Please consult on this page.
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