To attract more sumo wrestling fan, sign language, subtitles, braille and English provided

A sign language interpretation and 
a monitor of subtitles were prepared 
in front of the sumo ring.

October 5, 2016  05:30

Various tries were performed in order for foreigners and persons with disabilities to enjoy a sumo wrestling event in Tokyo.

Juryo sumo wrestlers stood welcoming visitors at the entrance, and attendants all dressed in kimono.

When explained to a Deaf person, sign language and monitoring of subtitles were provided. A braille brochure was prepared for a person with visual impairment. An English broadcast in the hall was also put into effect for a foreigner.

Nihon Sumo Kyokai (Japanese Sumo Wrestling Association) showed an interest in helding a sumo wrestling event next year.


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