Imported from Japan. These Sumo Trading Cards are based on the March, 2022 tournament rankings and were issued May, 2022. This is the second series of Sumo Trading Cards for 2022 and is called Hana (華) which translates to Flower. Each pack contains 6 random cards. The complete set has all 42 top division (Makuuchi) wrestlers along with 39 other cards in 4 subsets including celebration cards for recently promoted Ozeki Mitakeumi and First Championship for Wakatakakage for a base set total of 81.
There are also 10 different autographed cards. One is included randomly across every few boxes (20 packs per box for a total of 120 cards per box). Autographs are from Hoshoryu, Mitakeumi, Takakeisho, Takanosho, Wakatakakage, Ichinojo, Meisei, Wakamotoharu, Kotokuzan, and Akua.
Most of the text on the cards is in Japanese, however, the wrestler's English language name is also on the card for those of us who don't speak Japanese.
The sole Yokozuna for this series is Terunofuji.
Ozeki are Shodai, Takakeisho, and Mitakeumi.
Sekiwake are Wakatakakage and Abi.
Komusubi are Takanosho and Hoshoryu.
You can find a list of all the wrestlers here in English and Japanese.
As a bonus, we include Ultra Pro clear card sleeves to protect your cards. If you do not wish to receive card sleeves please add the No Sleeves item to your cart.
Once again we will be offering a limited number of Full Base Sets. Each Full Base Set contains all cards numbered 1 through 81 already removed from the package and inserted into protective sleeves. Will not include any autograph or special insert cards nor include the box. Empty boxes will be available separately for those who collect boxes. Empty boxes are from opened boxes and it has the card checklist on the bottom. This Full Base Set option is for those who want all of the base set cards without having to trade.