|Meet the Staff – Ryan Laughton
Ryan Laughton (aka Rakuda-chan) is a huge sumo menko collector and
researcher. He currently works and resides in the United States
in Colorado. When not nose deep in researching sumo menko, he
enjoys watching sumo as well as fly fishing, hiking and reading.
Ryan first arrived in Japan in 1999 and taught English in Gunma
Prefecture for a few years before returning to the US. He makes
it back to Japan every couple of years to soak up the food, indulge in
live sumo and relax in onsens.