Taking Costumes to the Next Level!

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BEFORE I SAY ANYTHING: DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME! 

Whew! Now that that’s off my chest, how cool is Mr. Nagashima? I saw his besuited pole routine during the International Pole Convention and I was blown away! He was clothed from head to toe! (So, I just had to draw it.) Pure entertainment and that’s why Nagashima-san won “Best Entertainer” at this year’s Miss Pole Dance Japan 2012!

When I watch this routine, I really see that he’s enjoying himself. Also, when he performs difficult poses in his suit, I’m shocked, too! Something about his fun mood reminded me of Gene Kelly’s famous dance in Singing in the Rain.

Of course, we all know that skin is absolutely necessary to “stick” to the pole while dancing but Mr. Nagashima fashioned this special suit so he could have his ideal costume. It’s risky, but he makes it work! It’s really nothing you’d ever expect in the Pole Dance world which is why I thought it was a story worth telling. Tell me what you think!