Meet modern day heroes, who walk the streets of Japan, dressed in traditional Japanese threads. When they see trash, they pick it up, and throw it away. Bless them.

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They’re called Isse Ichidai Jidaigumi. Originally from Hokkaido, the group also has a Tokyo branch. They sing at events, dance and do sword shows, and walk around and tidy up.

Walk around like badasses and clean up, that is.

The Hokkaido branch even released a CD with a track called “Trash Time.”

[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]
[Photo: Jidaigumi | Facebook]

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