2023 May Picture Banzuke - Terunofuji's 8th Championship
Imported from Japan. This is the Official E-Banzuke (roster and ranking of top division wrestlers) for the May 2023 Grand Sumo Tournament held at the Kogugikan in Tokyo. Unlike other character based Banzuke, this one has very colorful images of the top division wrestlers wearing their Kesho-mawashi making for a very striking wall display. In addition to the wrestlers it includes some of the Referees (gyoji) and Announcers (yobidashi).
This tournament was won by Terunofuji (his 8th). Gonoyama won his 1st Juryo championship. Kiribayama's win record positioned him for promotion to Ozeki after the tournament.
The sole Yokozuna listed on this Banzuke is Terunofuji.
The sole Ozeki is Takakeisho.
Sekiwake are Kiribayama, Hoshoryu, Daieisho, and newly promoted Wakamotoharu.
Komusubi are Kotonowaka, Wakatakakage, and Shodai.
You can find a list of all the wrestlershere in English and Japanese.
This Picture Banzuke has been folded and comes in a flat envelope.
Picture Banzuke dimensions: 17 1/4" h x 22 1/2" w. Also shown is an image of a framed Picture Banzuke provided by a fan and used with permission.