Philippine Embassy - Tokyo, Japan
New Ōzeki Akira Takayasu, his Filipino mother Mrs. Bebelita Takayasu, father Eiji and brother Hiroyuki receive felicitations from Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose C. Laurel V (4th from L), Consul General Marian Jocelyn R. Tirol-Ignacio and Minister Josel F. Ignacio (Photo courtesy of Mrs. Bebelita Takayasu).

Akira Takayasu, First Japanese-Filipino Ōzeki Sumo Wrestler, Honored at Grand Reception | Philippine Ambassador Commends Sumo’s Newest Star

Philippine Ambassador to Japan H.E. Jose C. Laurel V joined a crowd of 1,000 people in honoring Japanese-Filipino sumo wrestler Takayasu Akira at the formal […]