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Published on March 18th, 2012 | by Mr.Red


When Tron meets Japan….

WHATDAYA get when you mash up Tron with dancers from Japan? Some sweet neon-digital Tron-esque magic!!

This high-tech cinematic performance features like the dancers disappear from the stage; and nobody makes them look better other than the Japanese dance troupe Wrecking Crew Orchestra from Japan for putting on an amazing show with electroluminescent light suits designed by Minoru Fujimoto.

Aside from the choreography which is great, the illusions they create using the suits is what takes the performance to another level. There are many wtf?! parts in the piece, our favorite ones are the ones that look like they’ve been edited by video.

Recently in Japan they also performed for Docomo, one of the mobile phone operators, for their Xperia Smart Phone line-up:

 …and here’s a little bit of behind-the-scenes footage from that shoot. So much fun!!

[ src – YouTube ]

Go ahead. Say something. We dare you.


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