Dancing with Pikachu

Chubby yellow cartoon characters are on the march in Japan.
Dressed up as Pikachu, the popular Pokemon animation series character, these people performed at the Yokohama Dance Parade in the Japanese city on Sunday. The dance festival began last Saturday and will run for 65 days throughout the city, with over
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Dressed up as Pikachu, the popular Pokemon animation series character, these people performed at the Yokohama Dance Parade in the Japanese city on Sunday. The dance festival began last Saturday and will run for 65 days throughout the city, with over 200 dance programmes.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 04, 2015, with the headline 'Dancing with Pikachu'. Print Edition | Subscribe