Japanese comedy is often funny to Western cultures for unintended reasons. It appeals more to audiences who have an appreciation for slapstick and more physically animated comedy. However, this "instructional" video by comedian Tonikaku Akarui Yasumura translates to all audiences with a very simple concept:

Appearing to pose in the nude...

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...but don't worry, he's wearing.

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You may remember sumo wrestler Toyonoshima mimicking this routine on his blog for some laughs, but this video will show you the real deal, and perhaps teach you some tricks to surprise your friends when you step out of the shower!

This time Yasumura is braving things not just in the buff, but in English as he tries to expand the routine to American audiences with a series of American-naked-but-not-poses! Check them out below!

Yasumura's three demonstration naked poses include:

The American Football Player

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The Naked Western Gunman

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The Spiderman

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He then completes the three poses in a literally "flashing" combination, going from one naked stance to another, before declaring...

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And he reassures us once more that he is in fact...wearing!

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As a bonus, here's a tweet posted by the 14 year-comedy veteran and two girls (one being an adult actress) brave enough to stand next to him.


By - grape Japan editorial staff.