About the Show
An exclusive look inside the world of children’s Sumo wrestling. The Wanpaku Sumo championships attracts 55,000 teenage hopefuls. It’s part of a hard road for children trained and prepared from an early age with hopes of breaking into the world of adult professional Rikishi Sumo. The boys, their parents and their coaches are all hoping that an exceptional performance will catch the eye of one of the scouts who will be looking for new talent for their stables.


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