The Official Program of the Grand Sumo Tournament.
If you attend the Grand Sumo tournament this is the Program you could purchase. Photographs are in stunning, glossy detail. The Program is about 52 pages long and it contains fabulous pictures of wrestlers in each tournament. The introductory pages and wrestler's information (name, date of birth, height, weight, rank, etc.) are in both Japanese and English. Wrestlers are included from the top division all the way to the third division. Wrestler pictures get smaller as the rank decreases. Other photographs can vary from issue to issue along with advertisements.
The September 2023 Program is now available. The cover features the July first time Champion and newly promoted Ozeki Hoshoryu. The program size is A4 or about the size of a standard US magazine. Otherwise the content format is similar to prior issues.
The July 2023 cover features the May 8 time Champion Terunofuji in a bout with Kiribayama. The Japan Sumo Association has changed the Program size from B4 to A4 (smaller). It is about the size of a standard US magazine. Otherwise the content format is similar to prior issues.
The May 2023 Program features the March first time Champion Kiribayama tossing salt before a bout.
The March 2023 Program cover features January Champion Takakeisho at the start of a bout.
The January 2023 Program cover features November Champion Abi at the start of a bout.
The November 2022 Program cover features September Champion Tamawashi in a bout with Takayasu.
The September 2022 Program cover features July Champion Ichinojo in a bout with Terunofuji.
The July 2022 Program features Wakatakakage versus Daieisho on the cover.
The May 2022 Program features the March Tournament Champion Wakatakakage on the cover.
The March 2022 Program features the January Tournament Champion and newly promoted Ozeki Mitakeumi on the cover.
The January 2022 Program features the November Tournament Champion Yokozuna Terunofuji on the cover. Also on the cover are Special Prize winners Takanosho, Abi, and Ura.
The November 2021 Program features the September Tournament Champion Yokozuna Terunofuji on the cover. This tournament was held in Fukuoka.
The September 2021 Program features the newly promoted Yokozuna Terunofuji on the cover.
The July 2021 Program has May tournament winner Terunofuji and both Yokozuna hopefuls on the cover. For the first time in two years the tournament is being held in Nagoya.
The May 2021 Program has March winner and recent Ozeki promotion Terunofuji on the cover.