Sumo Do, Sumo Don't

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Sumo Do, Sumo Don't
Sumo Do, Sumo Don't.jpg
DVD cover for Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (1992)
Directed byMasayuki Suo
Produced byShōji Masui
Written byMasayuki Suo
StarringMasahiro Motoki
Misa Shimizu
Naoto Takenaka
Music byYoshikazu Suo
CinematographyNaoki Kayano
Edited byJunichi Kikuchi
Distributed byDaiei
Release date
  • January 15, 1992 (1992-01-15)
Running time
103 minutes

Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (シコふんじゃった。, Shiko funjatta) is a 1992 Japanese film directed by Masayuki Suo. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony.


In order to graduate from college in a timely manner, and to gain the job waiting for him due to his family connections, Shuhei must join the school's sumo team to please his professor. Shuhei and the other reluctant sumo wrestlers on the team are inspired by the professor's determination into doing their best for the school.[1]



Awards and nominations[edit]

16th Japan Academy Prize[2]


  1. ^ Based on Shino Funjatta at AllMovie
  2. ^ "第16回 日本アカデミー賞". Japan Academy Prize. Archived from the original on December 21, 2008. Retrieved 29 January 2009. (in Japanese)

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