BLACK

Extending the limits of the yo-yo as performance art

BLACK takes the simple yo-yo and makes it the instrument of exhilarating and genre-bending performance art. Twice World Yo-Yo Champion, his yo-yo artistry weaves elements of jazz dance, ballet, acrobatics, magic, ninja lore and Japanese traditional theater into an ever-expanding performance repertoire.

From bare stage to themed events with spectacular backdrops, his mesmerizing performances continually push the limits of his art. All eyes stayed glued on his yo-yos at all times, intrigued by the magic he will perform with them next. Connecting easily with individuals and large venues alike, he has gone from stage and TV in Japan to engaging a global audience, appearing at TED Global and Cirque du Soleil.

Besides the boundary-expanding entertainment of his performance art, BLACK has woven his skills and life story into motivational talks that make great presentations and events.

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Japan's top event production company, empire entertainment japan produces music, press, product launch, keynote, premiere and experiential events for many of the world's most respected brands. Empire's award winning video and film production team produces commercials, film, Internet shorts and viral videos for our many clients. Empire Artists represents top talent from genres such as video, dance, fashion, technology and variety performance for both corporate and theatrical engagements. Artists represented by Empire Artists include, enra, Marco Tempest, Alexa Meade, Han Ahn Soon, Yo-Yo world champion Black, Circus of Now and Taiko performers Mico Rhythm. Empire Entertainment Japan, based in Tokyo, is the premier experimential marketing and corporate event production agency in Japan.