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Commenting article: Kotooshu, Bulgaria’s Emblem in Japan

On the day of the announcement of Kotooshu's retirement from Japan's professional sumo, it seems like a good time to reflect a bit on his career.

I would argue that in many ways, his success is incomparable to any other milestone in Bulgaria's sports history.

The uniqueness and peculiarity of Japan's professional sumo can be a good starting point. It is much more than just a sport, rather a way of life. Sumo has managed to withstand the commercial pressures associated with many other sports in this age, and to elevate itself to a holy-like status. It is a philosophy, which one must become a part of, in order to have any remote chance of achieving success.

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Vladimir K. - 24 Mar 2014 // 23:01:24

A Bulgaria trying to pass as japanese? Why? Be proud of your own nationality if they didn't deport you!

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