The last gathering before Yamadashi, held at the community center in Minato. Roughly 300 parishioners attended.
Rousing the troops Photo by Emi Yamazaki
Heads of the different teams. Left to Right: Kizukuri, Oikake-zuna, Teko, Motozuna. The last two in white are this year’s O-gohei
Header photo: Breaking open celebratory sake barrels By Emi Yamazaki