Air Guitar World Championships

22 08 2008

The air will be thick and heady with testosterone when finals for the World Championships for Air Guitar kick off in Oulu (Finland) today (August 22).

Smart money’d be on reigning two-time champion, Ochi Yosuke of Japan.

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Bizarre Japan: Yuh-huh…

15 05 2008

Yes, I live here.

Human Tetris II. Nuts.





Bizarre Japanese Sports #13… Feats Of Physical Prowess

3 01 2008

Well… I’m not sure if this qualifies as ‘sports’, but that’s one hell of a motivational tool. 

Water is damn close to boiling, and if the ‘participant’ can place pressure on the pad at the bottom of the pool, he scores points, also causing the girl’s seat to move, and causing her to … umm… ‘jiggle’.  As I said: motivated.

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Bizarre Japanese Sports #12… More MMA Action

26 12 2007

Weird, weird, weird

As with the previous BJS, invention. 
A very inventive take on MMA… a tag-team event, if you will. 
Boxing, with a very small twist.





Bizarre Japanese Sports #11… MMA Action

20 12 2007

Japan. 
One of the original homes of ‘martial arts’. 
And MMA is nothing new in Japan, it’s been around for years. 
So it comes as no surprise that in order to be even more inventive in searching for new match-ups, we got to this…
Boxer vs Hypnotist. 
Enjoy.





Bizarre Japanese Sports #10… Human Springboard Diving

17 12 2007

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Takeshi Kitano has two persona.
One is the award-winning director/actor, Takeshi Kitano… the other is (was?) a whacky, quite bizarre comedian ‘Beat’ Takeshi.
From the warped mind of Beat Takeshi, we bring you Bizarre Japanese Sports #10 – Human Springboard Diving.


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Bizarre Japanese Sports #9… Weird Animal Costume Rugby

15 12 2007

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More from that wizard of the bizarre, Takeshi ‘Beat’ Kitano! Rugby played by people in mascot costumes, and other assorted oddities. I honestly had no idea as to what I should call this one…

Still, amazing stuff, and my personal favourite is the centaur.
Brilliant.


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