Oguruma stable

Oguruma stable

Noble family which produced a lot of popular ranking sumo wrestlers

In June 1877, Katsuyamazeki, a former Makuuchi (senior-level sumo wrestler) who had belonged to Tamagaki stable retired, succeeded to the name "Toshiyori Oguruma" and founded this sumo stable. From the Meiji era to the early Taisho era, it was a large sumo stable that produced Yokozuna Manemon Ohzutsu and Ozeki Kamenosuke Araiwa. In May 1940, the stable was temporarily closed. However, in March 1987, Kotokaze the former Ozeki (second-ranked sumo wrestler) who had belonged to Sadogatake stable broke away and re-started the stable after 47 years of inactivity. Wrestlers from the stable currently competing as ranking wrestlers are Yoshikaze and Takekaze (as of September 2014). ※General visit is impossible ※It is information as of September, 2014.

Address 2-15-5, Kiyosumi, Koutou-ku
TEL
Access Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line "Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station" Exit A1 5-minute walk
URL http://ogurumabeya.com/

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