On May 5, 2024, which is Children's Day, a "crying sumo'' event was held at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City to pray for the healthy growth of babies. Approximately 100 children, ranging in age from around 6 months to 2 years old, took to the ring in sumo wrestler costumes and let out energetic cries.

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