The 2011 Hatsu Basho (opening tournament in January), at the Ryoguku Kokugikan in Tokyo. Pre-match ceremony for sumo wrestlers in the top (Makuuchi) division.
The yokozuna Hakuho performs the ring entry ceremony (Yokozuno dohyo-iri) at the Hatsu Basho, January 2011.
May 2016 Grand Sumo Tournament, Tokyo
Aoiyama, Tochinoshin, and entourage
Hakuho looking on.
Scenes from Tsukiji fish market.
Scenes from Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo.
Dried squid on sale at Tsukiji fish market.
Tuna, Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo.
Squid. Tsukiji fish market.
Tsukiji fish market.
Fugu. Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo.
A shrine on the grounds of the Imperial Palace, Kyoto.
Imperial Palace, Tokyo.