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Along with sekiwake Terunofuji's promotion, the Nihon Sumo Kyokai announced the names of the rikishi that will be promoted to the Juryo Division for the upcoming Natsu Basho in May. This time there will not be any new sekitori.

Oho and Daishoho will retrieve their sekitori status for the Summer Tournament.

Otake-beya's Oho (Ms2e, 4-3) is former sekiwake Takatoriki's son and legendary yokozuna Taiho's grandson, and will return to Juryo where he competed in January making his debut as new sekitori in 2021 Hatsu Basho.

The second promotion to Juryo is former maegashira Daishoho (Ms2w, 5-2). Oitekaze Beya's mongolian is coming back to sumo's second division after three tournaments in Makushita.

Also, the rikishi who called it quit are:

Sandanme: Masutoo, Hikarugenji, Tokimaru, Kirameki, Kaonishiki
Jonidan: Ayakaze, Toshonishiki, Sorakaze, Tomisakae, Harimanada, Kotoimagawa, Daishokaku, Tamanohoshi, Oisato, Isamufuji, Shimizu
Jonokuchi: Ota, Hisanotora
Banzuke-gai: Kirinoryu, Yaotsufuji