The BEST Episodes of Hinomaru Sumo

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 20, 2020

Network: Tokyo MX

A "small" new student, Ushio Hinomaru, appears before the weak little sumo club of Oodachi High School. The words "big" and "heavy" are the rules to this sport, which does not fit this newbie one bit, but Ushio surprises everyone. Ushio and the small sumo club climbs its way to the top with a goal to reach the highest rank, Hinoshita Kaisan.

The Dream Continues

#1 - The Dream Continues

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

Kuze and Hinomaru are evenly matched in battle. Kuze practiced sumo in isolation from a young age, while Hinomaru’s physique was a handicap he had to overcome. Through the battle, they acknowledge each other’s strength, and give all of themselves to achieve victory.

star 8.67
21 votes
Onimaru Kunitsuna and Dojikiri Yasutsuna Go Again

#2 - Onimaru Kunitsuna and Dojikiri Yasutsuna Go Again

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 1, 2019

In the match against Hakuro, the fifth bout is about to begin. After losing to Kuze, Tennoji thinks of himself as a challenger and works to live up to his teammates’ expectations and become a yokozuna again. Hinomaru, supported by his teammates and the other high school teams that have helped him, rises to the challenge. Having both lost bouts, their battle begins with the contenders anticipating each other’s moves and the advantage trading sides.

star 8.47
19 votes
Spirit

#3 - Spirit

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 22, 2019

It’s the fourth bout of the Inter-High team championship. Though they were born and raised completely differently, Daniel and Ozeki both joined sumo due to their admiration for yokozuna Yamatokuni. They challenge each other’s love of sumo head-on. Then the fifth bout. The greatest sumo rivalry, Hinomaru and Kuze, is about to ignite.

star 8.35
20 votes
Attack!! Nagoya Castle

#4 - Attack!! Nagoya Castle

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

star 8.11
19 votes
100-yen-coin Training

#5 - 100-yen-coin Training

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

Reina and Hinomaru are at former yokozuna Shunkai's dojo. He orders them to prepare curry for thirty people with 100 yen. Hinomaru and Reina try various approaches, but all fail. Training time is limited until they can find the answer, when suddenly Tenma comes to the training hall. He demands that Shunkai take him as an apprentice instead of Hinomaru. With the apprentiship on the line, their battle begins anew!

star 8.05
21 votes
What's Done is Done

#6 - What's Done is Done

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 2018

star 8.00
18 votes
The Forgotten National Treasure, Onikiri Yasutsuna

#7 - The Forgotten National Treasure, Onikiri Yasutsuna

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 15, 2019

Kirihito enters the sumo ring. He’s supported the team as a trainer, but shouldering the injured Kei’s strong emotions, he now rises as a competitor. He uses numerous techniques against Eiga High’s Sawai, but the opponent’s skill draws out the bout beyond Kirihito’s twenty-second limit.

star 8.00
18 votes
The Honest Clown

#8 - The Honest Clown

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

star 7.94
18 votes
Demon and Moon

#9 - Demon and Moon

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

star 7.94
18 votes
Onimaru Kunitsuna and Dojikiri Yasutsuna

#10 - Onimaru Kunitsuna and Dojikiri Yasutsuna

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 25, 2019

Chihiro takes Ozeki and Hori to spy on Kanazawa Kita High in order to test Ozeki's courage. Kita High's captain Aizawa refuses to pay any attention to them, criticisizing Dachi High for lacking tradition and history. Ozeki is shocked. Meanwhile, after training with Master Shibakiyama, Kei gives his opinion on what Kirihito can do to help.

star 7.94
16 votes
The One Loved by the Sumo Gods

#11 - The One Loved by the Sumo Gods

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

Kei has been practicing the reverse, which some consider a dishonorable technique. Hinomaru fights head-on, and Kei worries that he'll stain it. Even so, he wants to get one win for the team, and faces an opponent far larger than himself. Knowing that his reverse will be anticipated, Kei unveils a new strategy.

star 7.76
17 votes
Unyielding Feelings

#12 - Unyielding Feelings

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 7, 2018

star 7.68
19 votes
How I Win

#13 - How I Win

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 15, 2019

Kei has been practicing the reverse, which some consider a dishonorable technique. Hinomaru fights head-on, and Kei worries that he'll stain it. Even so, he wants to get one win for the team, and faces an opponent far larger than himself. Knowing that his reverse will be anticipated, Kei unveils a new strategy.

star 7.67
18 votes
Weak Spirit, Strong Will

#14 - Weak Spirit, Strong Will

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 22, 2019

Chihiro will face the Hakuro sumo club’s #2, Kano. Chihiro was having trouble with his powerful sumo, but then counters with his characteristic fighting sense. But being cornered brings out Kano’s fighting spirit and he grabs Chihiro’s belt with both hands!

star 7.67
18 votes
National Treasure Onimaru Kunitsuna

#15 - National Treasure Onimaru Kunitsuna

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 5, 2018

star 7.64
28 votes
The Refreshing Sumo Wrestler, Sada Mizuki

#16 - The Refreshing Sumo Wrestler, Sada Mizuki

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 2, 2018

star 7.63
19 votes
National Treasure is Delicious

#17 - National Treasure is Delicious

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 1, 2019

Shibakiyama takes Hinomaru to a clinic he trusts to treat his arm. The clinic's Dr. Kanie initially refuses, saying that urgent treatment won't help because Dachi High won't beat a powerhouse like Kanazawa Kita High. Hinomaru tells the doctor how he feels about the team and convinces Dr. Kanie to begin treatment. Meanwhile, Dachi High must face Kanazawa Kita High, the third-ranked school in the country.

star 7.60
20 votes
Dachi High's Fifth Member

#18 - Dachi High's Fifth Member

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 2018

star 7.54
24 votes
Charge!! Shibakiyama Stable

#19 - Charge!! Shibakiyama Stable

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 2018

star 7.52
21 votes
Wrestling vs Sumo wrestling

#20 - Wrestling vs Sumo wrestling

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 2018

star 7.48
25 votes
Idiot and Idiot

#21 - Idiot and Idiot

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 8, 2019

After winning a difficult match, the Dachi High sumo club cheers, but Reina feels uneasy and does not join in the cheerful mood. Reina breathes new life into Dachi High through their loose and lax mood, strengthening their resolve to win. Then the team tournament begins. Leading off against Eiga High is Chihiro, who will face Hyodo Masato, who turns out to be his brother.

star 7.47
19 votes
Barbecue

#22 - Barbecue

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 14, 2018

star 7.39
18 votes
The Kusanagi Sword

#23 - The Kusanagi Sword

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 2018

star 7.24
25 votes
The Inter High Begins

#24 - The Inter High Begins

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 18, 2019

Chihiro takes Ozeki and Hori to spy on Kanazawa Kita High in order to test Ozeki's courage. Kita High's captain Aizawa refuses to pay any attention to them, criticisizing Dachi High for lacking tradition and history. Ozeki is shocked. Meanwhile, after training with Master Shibakiyama, Kei gives his opinion on what Kirihito can do to help.

star 7.24
17 votes