Sumo Tape - New!
Colorful Sumo Wrestler Tape direct from the Kokugikan in Tokyo.
The Japan Sumo Association has created a new item. Rolls of Tape with some of your favorite wrestler's images. There are 5 different colors, one for each of the 5 Ichimons. An Ichimon is a collection of stables (heyas) who often train together. The 5 Ichimons are named Dewanoumi, Nishonoseki, Tokitsukaze, Takasago, and Isegahama.
Each Ichimon's roll of tape has an image of 8 of their wrestler's along with the Hiragana spelling of their name. Rolls are Green, Blue, Pink Yellow/Gold, and Purple. The unrolled tape measures 2cm wide and 5m long. Each Ichimon is designated by the first Hiragana character of its name: De, Ni, To, Ta, and I.
The wrestlers for each Ichimon are:
Dewanoumi (Green, De,で)
Sadanoumi, Bushozan, Ura, Shimanoumi, Mitakeumi, Hiradoumi, Hoshoryu, Meisei
Nishonoseki (Blue, Ni, に)
Ichinojo, Abi, Takakeisho, Takanosho, Oho, Kotonowaka, Kotoeko, Ichiyamamoto
Tokitsukaze (Pink, To, と)
Shodai, Yutakayama, Kiribayama, Wakatakakage, Wakamotoharu, Daieisho, Endo, Tobizaru
Takasago (Yellow/Gold, Ta, た)
Chiyoshouma, Hokutofuji, Okinoumi, Kitanowaka, Asanowaka, Chiyotairyu, Chiyomaru, Chiyonokuni
Isegahama (Purple, I, い)
Nishikifuji, Takarafuji, Enho, Hokuseiho, Terunofuji, Terutsuyoshi, Midorifuji, Atamifuji