Greatest Living Samurai Reduced To Slicing Vegetables, BBs in Slow-Mo

Greatest Living Samurai Reduced To Slicing Vegetables, BBs in Slow-Mo
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The noble Samurai has found his role in Japanese society reduced over the decades from a fearsome fighting warrior to a skilled cutter of vegetables and BBs that’s paraded on TV shows for our amusement.


Granted, this video illustrates Samurai Isao Machii’s impressive skill and hand-eye coordination, but until he can slice actual flying bullets instead of BBs, he will be nearly useless in battle (although he is still great for ratings). [Tokyomango via Neatorama]