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Video: Japan PM Shinzo Abe emerges from pipe as Super Mario during Rio closing ceremony

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe emerged from a green pipe dressed as Super Mario on Sunday during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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Japan set to host the next games in 2020.

The Olympic flag was officially passed to Tokyo’s governor.

A colourful teaser video included Hello Kitty, Doraemon, Pacman and Abe himself.

Video: Tokyo’s illuminated running Christmas tree guy wins Christmas

A Japan-based British man has won the hearts and minds of Tokyo residents by spreading some Christmas cheer in an unusual way.

Joseph Tame, who runs a video and media business, dressed up as a Christmas tree, complete with flashing lights and decorations.


“I like to make people laugh and smile where they don’t expect it… The reaction here on the streets [has] been amazing,” he told CNN.