drumming

Virtuoso drums the entire game of Street Fighter II, shows us its music was actually pretty good

Dainashi shows the stamina of a warrior as he drums the extremely high tempo theme songs to every stage.

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Japan’s Kodo taiko group creates awesome new performance with 3D sound technology

The stunning sound and visuals in this new clip are designed to transport viewers to a Japanese festival as part of a new website for foreign tourists.

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Japanese gamer “God of Akihabara” plays Taiko no Tatsujin Drum Master game with back to screen

One of Japan’s most famous gamers tops all other performances we’ve ever seen by marching and drumming up a storm, clearing the song without looking at the screen.

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Supercharged toy bear rocks own face off【Video】

One of Japan’s most ubiquitous toys reveals that beneath its cute and cuddly exterior lies an angry death metal machine.

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Drumming prodigy Senri Kawaguchi wows in new video supporting the Japan National Football Team

Teenage drummer Senri Kawaguchi, famous for her enthusiastic YouTube videos, appears in a stunning new video for the Japan National Football Team

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Japanese iPad drummer recreates rock beats with lightning-fast fingers【Video】

Spending your time bashing out wild beats on the drums might sound like heaven for rock music fans, but installing a drum kit in your house is a sure way to make the neighbours hate you, especially in Japan where most landlords prohibit the use of musical instruments.

Thankfully, these days there is of course a digital alternative, and some people have become so good at iPad drumming that in its own way it can be as impressive as the real thing.

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Adorable three-year-old Filipino boy absolutely kills it on the drums【Videos】

Martin Cruz hails from Iselin New Jersey, is a killer at playing church music on the drums, and is just three years old! Watch four videos of this little guy owning that kit after the jump.

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Nine Japanese sea festivals to keep you cool this summer

Summer the world over brings people to beaches for barbecues, beers, and a quick dip in cool ocean water. In that respect, Japan is certainly no different from any other country. However, if you go on the right day, you might be lucky enough to catch some fundoshi-clad revelers carrying mikoshi (portable shrines) through the streets—and to the sea waters! Here’s a few of Japan’s unique ocean festivals!

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