Don’t hesitate to ask for help. People will give a hand to you.

Interviewed & written by Isao Tokuhashi Mail to:   Verena Hopp (Germany) A woman who works for sumo and a true internship system in Japan This is the 3rd interview with a German for the MET English version (Actually we’ve interviewed 5 Germans so far!). Verena Hopp, who wears many hats such as a sumo researcher, PR person of a Japanese language school, author and internship non-profit organization founder. We met Verena at a small international potluck party in Tokyo in 2015. She was very friendly and told us a lot about herself, especially her love for sumo was