Sumo Tape  -  New!

Sumo Tape - New!

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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,

Sadanoumi, Bushozan, Ura, Shimanoumi, Mitakeumi, Hiradoumi, Hoshoryu, Meisei

Nishonoseki   (Blue, Ni, )

Ichinojo, Abi, Takakeisho, Takanosho, Oho, Kotonowaka, Kotoeko, Ichiyamamoto

Tokitsukaze   (Pink, To, )

Shodai, Yutakayama, Kiribayama, Wakatakakage, Wakamotoharu, Daieisho, Endo, Tobizaru

Takasago   (Yellow/Gold, Ta, )

Chiyoshouma, Hokutofuji, Okinoumi, Kitanowaka, Asanowaka, Chiyotairyu, Chiyomaru, Chiyonokuni

Isegahama    (Purple, I, )

Nishikifuji, Takarafuji, Enho, Hokuseiho, Terunofuji, Terutsuyoshi, Midorifuji, Atamifuji