Yama Information



Sumo Champion

Making a rare US appearance, all the way from Japan, is iconic sumo figure Yama, whose professional sumo fighting name is Yamamotoyama. Yama is an iconic sumo figure. At 6'4", 601 pounds, he is not only the largest Japanese sumo wrestler ever, but he is actually the largest Japanese HUMAN ever!

Yama has been practicing sumo for over 20 years. After winning numerous university sumo championships, he reached professional sumo's highest division ("makuuchi") in only two years, the second fastest pace in history.

Anime Convention Guest Appearances

  • Otakon 2014 - August 8-10, 2014 in Baltimore, MD, USA

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