Japan Sumo Cup's online installment is legally free, a combined effort from Capcom, Umabi, the Japan Racing Association, and the Japan Sumo Association. It is best played on a Laptop or PC, and features retro polygon CGI models. You can play it for free here.
It isn't often that you find a game that perfectly harmonizes Japan's odd humor with classic video game characters, but this free website game somehow has managed to do it and do it well.
Japan Sumo Cup is a mixture of everything that defines Japanese humor with a Kentucky mainstay, horse racing!
↑ controls the blue drums, while ↓ controls the green drums.
When you see a long drum line, you need to tap the ↑ or ↓ button furiously for extra points. If the drums fuse into one, extra long line, you need to tap both ↑ and ↓ as fast as possible, to activate your home stretch combo.
Yes. Your horse will suddenly catch fire and speed you past the other horses.
But if your horse makes it across the line, you are rewarded with a screen where you can enter your name, and bask in the glory of your score.