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If Fall Guys Took Place In Real-Life Japan

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On Twitter, folks have been using footage of people in Japan cramming into trains or racing through stations as tongue-in-cheek, real-life Fall Guys tributes.

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Below, Twitter user Genchariino used footage of rush hour on the Seibu Shinjuku Line for this clip, which is titled “This Is Japan’s Fall Guys”:

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Back in late August, Twitter user Iruka no Hito created a real-life Fall Guys using footage of people racing through a train station on their way to Comic Market.

Here’s another real-life Falls Guys, but sadly missing added graphics and music. (The footage is of the “lucky man” race held at Nishinomiya Shrine in Hyogo Prefecture.)

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Japan’s real-life Fall Guys looks hard!

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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blinkenlincoln
BlinkenLincoln

I mean Takeshi’s Castle already was filmed there, and Fall Guys creators took inspiration from it. You should watch twitch.tv/onlymxc for the americanized version LUL