And suddenly, common complaints about leg room, airplane snacks and cramped seats seem foolish.

This incredible and slightly amusing sight of 29 huge ornately-decorated robed men is thanks to Hakkaku, a sumo stable which has quickly risen to prominence in the world of sumo wrestling. The 29 Hakkaku wrestlers all travel together to train and the group was recently photographed on their way to a training camp on the rural island of Okinoshima.

But hey, at least a plane is a large vehicle. It’s not like anyone is stuffing dozens of sumo wrestlers in anything smaller than that, right?


29 sumo wrestlers on a bus sounds like the concept for a sitcom.

[Rocket News 24]