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Boy meets Sumo! “Estonian Children Aspiring To Be SUMO Wrestlers”

“Estonian Sumo Boys: Estonian children aspiring to be Sumo wrestlers”


Baruto from Europe has been drawing great attention since he became the top of the Japanese national sport, “professional Sumo”.
In his homeland, Estonia which is a small country facing Baltic sea, the growing number of youths dream of becoming the “Next Baruto”.
The camera closely follows the young hopefuls who are striving to win at European Sumo Championship, a gateway of European Sumo.
This documentary depicts the reality of Estonia society as the context of this phenomenon and also the situation of the Japanese professional Sumo through their eyes.


Director: Naoki Uchiyama  Producer: Mayu Hirano
Company: TEMJIN Co.,Ltd Length: 60 minutes (HD)


エストニア(英)