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Sumo Magazine is published through the Japan Sumo Association.  It is issued each month.  The magazine is written in Japanese but contains many pictures and has around 130 pages with many colorful pictures and lots of other sumo information.  Each issue may have special features which we try to point out below.  The magazine is about 7" by 10" inches.

The June 2024 edition of Sumo magazine (available soon) features 1st time May Champion Onosato on the cover.  50 pages of color photos and 132 pages in all. 

The May 2024 edition of Sumo magazine features 1st time March Champion Takerufuji on the cover.  42 pages of color photos and 138 pages in all.  Also includes a folded May Traditional Banzuke and a bonus mini sumo wrestler directory.

The April 2024 edition of Sumo magazine features 1st time March Champion Takerufuji on the cover.  50 pages of color photos and 132 pages in all.

The March 2024 edition of Sumo magazine features newly promoted Ozeki, Kotonowaka on the cover.  34 pages of color photos and 132 pages in all.   Also includes a folded March Traditional Banzuke.

The March 2024 Special Commemorative Issue of Sumo magazine commemorates the promotion of Ozeki Kotonowaka.  52 pages and a size larger than the standard issue magazine.  Also includes a folded poster of Kotonowaka in his kesho mawashi. 

The February 2024 edition of Sumo magazine features the January Tournament Playoff bout between Terunofuji and Kotonowaka.  50 pages of color photos and 132 pages in all. 

The January 2024 edition of Sumo magazine features November's 2-time Champion Kirishima on the cover.  50 pages of color photos and 148 pages in all.  This issue also includes a folded January Traditional Banzuke AND a folded, large 2024 Calendar Poster (blank back).

The December 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features November's 2-time Champion Kirishima on the cover.  50 pages of color photos and 132 pages in all.  This issue also includes a pocket-sized 2024 calendar with blank score sheets for scoring future tournaments.

The November 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features September's 4-time Champion, Takakeisho, and 2nd place Yusho-doten (lost in playoff), Atamifuji, on the cover.  132 pages.  This issue also includes a November 2023 traditional banzuke (folded).

The October 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features September tournament Champion Takakeisho (his 4th Championship) on the cover.  The first 50 pages are full of colored pictures of various bouts from the tournament and various events.  Also includes many pages of black and white photos and statistics.  132 pages.  

The September 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features newly promoted Ozeki Hoshoryu on the cover.  Hoshoryu's Ozeki Promotion ceremony is covered with colored photos.  Also includes various black and white photos and statistics.  138 pages.  This issue also includes a September 2023 traditional banzuke (folded).

The August 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features July tournament Champion Hoshoryu (his first) on the cover plus many full color photos of bouts and special prize winners from the tournament.  Also includes various black and white photos and statistics.  132 pages in all.

The July 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features newly promoted Ozeki Kirishima (former Kiribayama) on the cover.  Kirishima's Ozeki Promotion ceremony is covered with colored photos.  Also includes various black and white photos and statistics.  132 pages in all.  This issue also includes a July 2023 traditional banzuke (folded).

The June 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features May tournament winner and 8th time Champion Terunofuji on the cover plus 50 colored photo pages of various bouts from the tournament.  Also includes various black and white photos and statistics.  132 pages in all. 

The May 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features March tournament winner and first time Champion Kiribayama on the cover plus 36 colored photo pages of various bouts from the tournament.  Also includes various black and white photos and statistics.  132 pages in all.  This issue also includes a May 2023 traditional banzuke (folded) along with a small size sumo directory.

The April 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features March tournament winner and first time Champion Kiribayama on the cover plus 50 colored photo pages of various bouts from the tournament.  Also includes various black and white photos and statistics.  132 pages in all.  

The March 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features January tournament winner Takakeisho on the cover plus about 32 colored photo pages of various bouts and events from the past month.  Also includes various black and white photos and statistics.  132 pages in all.  This issue also includes a March 2023 traditional banzuke (folded).

The February 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features January tournament winner Takakeisho on the cover plus 50 colored photo pages of various bouts from the tournament.  Also includes various black and white photos and statistics.  132 pages in all.  

The January 2023 edition of Sumo magazine features up and coming wrestlers Wakatakakage and Hoshoryu and new Komusubi Kotonowaka and Wakamotoharu.  148 pages in all.  This issue also includes a January 2023 traditional banzuke (folded) and a 2023 large, single page poster-size calendar (folded).

The Official  December 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features November tournament winner Abi on the cover plus 50 colored photo pages of various bouts from the tournament.  132 pages in all.  This issue also includes a small, 66 page pocket calendar including blank score cards for keeping track of your favorite wrestlers during an upcoming tournament.

The Official  November 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features top ranked brothers Wakatakakage and Wakamotoharu on the cover.  It also comes with a folded November banzuke.  132 pages.

The Official  October 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the September tournament Champion Tamawashi on the cover.  132 pages.

The Official September 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the July tournament Champion Ichinojo on the cover.  Also included is a September banzuke (folded).  132 pages.

The Official August 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the July tournament Champion Ichinojo.  His first top division championship.  132 pages.

The Official July 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the May tournament Champion Terunofuji along with Daieisho and Takanosho.  Also included is a July banzuke (folded).  132 pages.

The Official June 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the May tournament Champion and 7 time winner Terunofuji.  132 pages.

The Official May 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the March tournament, and first time champion, Wakatakakage.  Also included is a May banzuke (folded).  132 pages.

The Official April 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the March tournament, and first time champion, Wakatakakage.  132 pages.

The Official March 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the newly promoted Ozeki Mitakeumi on the cover with many pictures of his promotion events inside.  In addition three different recently retired wrestler's (Goeido, Tochiozan, Yoshikaze) hair cutting ceremonies are covered along with pictures of their new hair style.  Inserted into the magazine is a Traditional Character Banzuke (folded) for March.  This issue is standard size with 132 pages.

The Official February 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the January Tournament Champion Mitakeumi on the cover.  This was Mitakeumi's 3rd win and also gave him promotion to Ozeki.  This issue is standard size with 132 pages.

The Official January 2022 edition of Sumo magazine features the November Tournament Champion Yokozuna Terunofuji on the cover.  Inserted into the magazine is a Traditional Character Banzuke (folded) and a large, one page Sumo Calendar (folded).  This issue is standard size with 148 pages.

The Official December 2021 edition of Sumo magazine features the November Tournament Champion Yokozuna Terunofuji who won with a perfect 15-0 record (zensho yusho).  Also on the cover are Special Prize winners Takanosho, Abi, and Ura.  Inserted into the magazine is a 2 page per day pocket calendar with a variety of other helpful pages for a total of 66 pages. This issue is standard size with 132 pages.

The Official November 2021 edition of Sumo magazine features retiring Yokozuna Hakuho on the cover but not as extensive coverage as the special retirement edition.  Also included is a November traditional character banzuke (folded). This issue is standard size with 132 pages.

The Official Hakuho Retirement edition of Sumo magazine features retiring Yokozuna Hakuho.  In addition to the many high quality photographs of Hakuho there is a large folded poster of Hakuho measuring 20" wide by 28" high.  On the reverse of the poster is another image of Hakuho performing his dohyo-iri with attendants Enho and Ishiura.  You can find images of the poster in the images section of this listing.  This issue is also an oversized edition at 8.5" x 11.5" with 98 pages.  A true collector's item of Hakuho's amazing career.

The Official October 2021 Sumo magazine features newly promoted Yokozuna Terunofuji performing his dohyo-iri.   Terunofuji also just won his first tournament as a yokozuna.  Lots of color action shots from the September tournament.

The Official September 2021 Sumo magazine features newly promoted Yokozuna Terunofuji performing his dohyo-iri.   A September traditional character banzuke is included (folded).

The Official August 2021 Sumo magazine features Yokozuna Hakuho after his Day 15 victory over Ozeki Terunofuji.  Hakuho's win gave him the July championship with an undefeated record.  Though a loss for Terunofuji, his performance in this tournament and his prior tournament wins gained him a promotion to Yokozuna. 

The Official July 2021 Sumo magazine features Terunofuji and Takakeisho as they compete to gain a yokozuna promotion.  Also on the cover is Takayasu who is trying to regain his ozeki ranking.  A July traditional character banzuke is included (folded). 

The Official June 2021 Sumo magazine features Terunofuji's 4th top division Championship. 

The Official May 2021 Sumo magazine features Terunofuji's Ozeki promotion.  Also included is a May 2021 banzuke. 

The Official April 2021 Sumo magazine features March tournament winner Terunofuji. 

The Official March 2021 Sumo magazine cover features Terunofuji and Daieisho as both were expected to be contenders for the March tournament.  Also included is a March 2021 banzuke.

The Official February 2021 Sumo magazine cover features first time yusho winner Daieisho having won the January tournament.  

The Official January 2021 Sumo magazine features Ozeki and November tournament winner Takakeisho on the cover.  It also includes a large, one page, folded 2021 promotional calendar and a folded January 2021 banzuke. 

The Official December 2020 Sumo magazine from Japan which features November tournament winner Takakeisho in his bout with Terunofuji on the cover.  One section has day by day results of all bouts.  And there are many more pages in black and white covering statistics, profiles of various wrestlers, prize winners, and much more.  All in Japanese.

In addition, the December 2020 magazine includes a smaller 66 page booklet insert.  This booklet has a 2021 2 page per month calendar, some blank scorecards to track a couple of your favorite wrestler's results through the year, and a bunch of other statistics/data.  All in Japanese.