live frm LUCCT: Day 2 - Sumo Tournament

Welcome to the 15th Amateur Sumo Tournament organized by the Association of Sushi Restaurants Malaysia, sponsored by Celcom. Live on location, these photos comes to you from Cyberjaya.

The dohyo all ready to go for the first match of the day.

The scoreboard and Amateur Sumo Tournament

Afdlin and Heil, along with an army of cameras.

Referees and the rikishi blocking before take.

posted by zona marie @ 6:41 PM,


At 1:42 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i want to tell you, no matter who you are. I'm the extra people of Sumolah The Movie, and i'm limkokwing student too. I really enjoy about the shooting. this is the 1st time, i met a lot of people, who working in FTV. But, when i arrive in Limkokwing, why always wasting time?? It's so boring. Please, do not wasting time anymore. So, i hope, on monday, august 14 2006, the movie will be shooting on time. thx

At 9:06 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am one Malaysia student that currently practicing sumo in Japan Aichi. In this movie. A sumo wrestler not suppose to wear a clothes on. By International Sumo rules and regulation for men not suppose to wear clothes on. But for tight pents is acceptable. Except for Shin-Sumo, Shin-Suma that's only allower to wear a tight shirt on. For this movie of Sumolah will effect the image of the International image of rules and regulation.

At 5:11 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

anonymous: please leave your name/pseudonym next time. thanks.

to answer your question - the photos here show the rehearsal before the film cameras began rolling. as the "sumo dohyo" set was freezing cold, our actors kept their t-shirts on for the rehearsal.

bear in mind that our director and team has taken every care to try to follow closely the International Sumo rules and regulations as much as they could. the actors and Afdlin himself went through Sumo training under the Malaysian Sumo Association, and went to Fukuoka Japan for the same. (this has been blogged)

However, as for the pants you will see in the movie - this is mainly due cause to Malaysian film censorship purposes that the title actors are more decent than the professional sumo rikishi.

i hope that's answered your question. thanks for visiting the site.

At 5:05 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey, can i have the contact no of the sumo association. i tried to call the number appeared on the malaysia sumo association but the number is not exist anymore. if u happen to heve the number, can u plz email it to me at


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