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Great-Edo Entertainment  

Kabuki Special / Grand Sumo Special / Rakugo Special   

Considered a national sport, sumō has a long tradition in Japan and has been performed in public as a religious rite or martial art from ancient through modern times. It caught on among people during the Edo period and has been enjoyed as a popular entertainment since then as it is today.