Enjoy sumo demonstration by retired wrestlers! Learn about the behind-the-scene stories and daily life of a real sumo wrestler while enjoying Chanko nabe (hot pot). You can actually wrestle with retired sumo wrestlers!
What to Expect
Sumo is a Japanese national sport and one of the most traditional parts of the culture. It is believed that the origin was in the mythical age. Sumo has been influenced the Japanese culture and the lives of many. Sumo has many faces: historical, cultural, Shinto ritual or athletic, and each of them has an important role.
You will learn a lot about sumo from knowledgeable experts and have an opportunity to try Chanko Nabe (a Japanese hotpot dish unique to the Sumo world) as well.
You will listen to the history of sumo as well as explanations of the manner, and training in English and receive a brief explanation about fundamental actions by two wrestlers who were real sumo wrestlers in the past. You will also be introduced to some techniques including prohibited techniques and observe three real matches. You can try your hand at sumo with the wrestlers (Guests will be provided a costume) and take a souvenir photo with them!
Chanko Nabe (hotpot) is a healthy and nutritionally balanced diet. Why do sumo wrestlers grow so much even when they eat such a healthy meal? It is because they eat it with a huge amount of rice and train hard every day.
• Chanko Nabe (hotpot cooked by staff of retired sumo wrestlers)
• Rikishi Miso
• Dosukoi Salad
• French fries
• Citrus sorbet
• Oolong tea, water or hot water
Menu is subjected to change. Other beverages are available at an additional charge.
- Sumo demonstration
- Explanations in English
What's Not Included
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transportation to/from restaurant
- Additional food and drinks
Know Before You Go
• Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
• Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
• Bringing your own food or drink is acceptable
• Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
• The room is floored with tatami mats. If you need chairs, advise at time of booking
• Infant meals not included
• You must follow the staff. You must act with good judgement and consideration, both for yourself and others. If you made any trouble, you would be required to leave the hall. (No refunds)
• The best seat for you will be arranged by order of booking. Depending on the number of group members, the supplier may request for you to separate your group into 2 or 3 to use another table.
• The venue opens at 11:45 am and the Sumo demonstration starts at 12 pm. The Chanko Nabe lunch starts at 12:50 pm. The program ends at 2 pm, but you may leave the restaurant anytime before 2 pm.