Child harassment on Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK

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On NHK-G, the General TV channel of Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, had this bit of charming harassment of a child on a sumo wrestler, which was aired during the coverage of The 46th NHK Grand Sumo Charity Tournament that aired today.

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The great thing about the NHK Grand Sumo Charity Tournament is that they always invite the kids (boy and girls) to challenge the sumo wrestlers—often entire gangs of kids get to attack all at once. See below.

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  1. Sumo legend to get posthumous Japan award

    Japan is to give one of its highest honours to a late sumo wrestler who dominated the sport in the 1960s and came to symbolise a golden era when homegrown stars ruled, an official said on Friday.

    Agence-France-Presse | Last updated on Friday, 15 February 2013

    Tokyo: “Japan is to give one of its highest honours to a late sumo wrestler who dominated the sport in the 1960s and came to symbolise a golden era when homegrown stars ruled, an official said on Friday.”

    “Taiho, whose real name was Koki Naya, died of heart failure in hospital in Tokyo last month. He was 72.”

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