Kyle Do's Awesome Learning Adventure
Video Part 2
Culture Part 1
Sumo Wrestling is a popular sport in Japan, where it contributes to both the past and present.
In Sumo Wrestling, the objective of the sport was to force your opponent off of the circular ring
The sport all started back in 660 BC.
Sumo Wrestling became popular in Japan, China, Mongolia, and Korea.
Akashi Shiganosuke was a famous Sumo Wrestler and dominated the sport in the 1600s
The sport is still popular today !
Culture Part 2
The silent, but deadly assassins known as ninjas played a huge role for the history of Japan.
Ninjas are covert agents or mercenaries recruited and hired from the lower class. They originated from the villages of Koga and Iga.
Their main enemy were the samurai
Ninjas also fought in open warfare like in the Battle of Tennji where they fought other soldiers
They were hired by shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu to fight against successor Toyotomi Hideyori.
Ninjas affected the modern world