Good thing it’s Hooray for Asians Day. I wanted to show this clip from Al Jazeera English, but I didn’t have a reason to... apart from my mild fascination with Japan and its culture.
(I am really digging Al Jazeera’s cultural coverage, insofar as the U.S. media hardly gives a squat about the rest of the world.)
So here is a 12-minute report on the state of sumo, Japan’s national sport. Who knew it was bouncing back from a scandal... a fatal case of traditional bullying?