Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and their daughter, Princess Aiko visited Tokyo's Kokugikan arena to watch the main bouts on the 14th day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.
The Chairman of the Japan Sumo Association, Hakkaku, and stable masters welcomed them when they arrived at around 5 p.m.
On the eighth day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday, Endo suffered his second loss in an anticipated match with another popular rank-and-file wrestler, Enho.
Enho has risen to his best ranking and attracted attention. Endo, who defeated two Yokozunas and one Ozeki wrestler earlier in the tournament, lost the much-watched bout.