World Order – Synchronized Japanese Dance Pop
The stereotype of the Japanese salaryman is well known all over the world. A groups of 7 young men is dancing and singing as a group of Japanese salarymen moving in synchronized slow motion. They mostly feature situations very familiar to the Japanese salaryman. The group is lead by Genki Sudo who is a retired Japanese martial arts and wrestling champion, writer and now performance artist. World Order combines its music and the choreography to create amazing music videos.
This performance groups recently also was recognized internationally and was featured on the Huffington Post and appeared on the World Performance Project event in 2011. Here is a selection of a few World Order music videos that give a good overview on their performances.
World Order at WPP
World Order and “Boy meets Girl”
Follow Genki Sudo’s Blog for more information on his profile and the event calendar. Although most information is provided in Japanese there also is some English material.