48 episodes

Sumo Kaboom!
A weekly podcast dedicated to our favorite sport - sumo wrestling. We chat about tournaments, current events, history, and our favorite wrestlers. Both Collins sisters have been performers, improvisers, creators, and comedians for over 20 years.
Having lived in Japan, Leslie loves researching the history and traditions of sumo. She also has a deep love for sumo karaoke singers.
Laurie is fascinated by Japanese television, the sumo training regimen, and Hakuho.
Together, they serve up exciting sumo treats for curious sumo fans. These kooky sisters share an enthusiasm for sumo and like all sisters, they work amazingly well together. All of the time. There are never any issues. Ever.

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Sumo Kaboom!
A weekly podcast dedicated to our favorite sport - sumo wrestling. We chat about tournaments, current events, history, and our favorite wrestlers. Both Collins sisters have been performers, improvisers, creators, and comedians for over 20 years.
Having lived in Japan, Leslie loves researching the history and traditions of sumo. She also has a deep love for sumo karaoke singers.
Laurie is fascinated by Japanese television, the sumo training regimen, and Hakuho.
Together, they serve up exciting sumo treats for curious sumo fans. These kooky sisters share an enthusiasm for sumo and like all sisters, they work amazingly well together. All of the time. There are never any issues. Ever.

    January Basho Days 4-10

    January Basho Days 4-10

    We break down days 4 -10 in a weird, wild basho. So many wrestlers are out due to covid restrictions. What's wrong with Takakeisho? Shodai's style of sumo. Terunofuji gives me high blood pressure. Learning kimarite.

    • 52 min
    January Basho Days 1-3, Dallas Sumo Club

    January Basho Days 1-3, Dallas Sumo Club

    We welcome a brand new sumo club to the area and review the January basho days 1-3. Who is looking strong? Who is under pressure? Who drew blood? And because we are who we are... Carrie, that horror film/musical and Bo Taoshi. Plus, our struggles learning the kimarite!
    Special Guest: Corey Morrison.

    • 47 min
    Akiseyama, Midorifuji, and Ikioi

    Akiseyama, Midorifuji, and Ikioi

    News that covers Bingo to Coronavirus. Discussion of the January banzuke and spotlights on Akiseyama, Midorifuji, and Ikioi. We cover a lot in this episode! Plus we manage to weave in shaky weights, Lauren Bacall, Nicholas Cage, boy bands, and Friends while we're at it.


    Who would YOU like to see using shaky weights?
    Who would be in YOUR sumo boy band?
    Should they still host the January basho?
    Why is Akiseyama so beloved?
    Which wrestler had no idea who Paul McCartney was?

    • 51 min
    Sumo's Best and Sexiest of 2020

    Sumo's Best and Sexiest of 2020

    We feature YOU today- your favorite moments in sumo and your choice for sexiest wrestler of 2020. featuring Sumo Mainichi, the Grand Sumo Breakdown boys, and Tachiai blog.
    Special Guests: Andy from the Tachiai Blog and Dave and Amy from Sumo Mainichi podcast.

    • 46 min
    Sumo Holidays

    Sumo Holidays

    What do profesional sumo wreslers do over the holidays?

    • 36 min
    Takakeisho and All the Prizes

    Takakeisho and All the Prizes

    We talk about the special prizes and what the winner takes home. Also, what it would take for Takakeisho to become a yokozuna? Can he do it? And, just what is the difference between a macaroon and a macaron?

    • 43 min

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