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Pyrotechnicians: Laying All on the Line for a Flash of Light

DOCUMENTARY 2012 30 mins Episode(s): 1 English English
Yamazaki is a pyrotechnician who has won numerous accolades for his fireworks skills.

All his time and effort goes into creating a flash in the sky that lasts just an instant.

We introduce his intricate designs at the Tsuchiura All-Japan Fireworks Competition, one of the three biggest in Japan.


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