music video: "machine civilization" by genki sudo/world order

This music video by World Order, led by retired Japanese mixed martial artist-turned-musician Genki Sudo, is pretty frickin' amazing. I don't know if they're supposed to be robots or just really stiff salarymen... but whatever they're doing, the choreography and movement is totally mesmerizing. Take a look:

The song's pretty cool too. The video an effort to solidarity with the Japanese people in light of last month's devastating earthquake and tsunami. Here's the message from Genki Sudo:
Many disasters are ongoing in Japan; earthquakes, Tsunami, and nuclear accidents. These unprecedented things may be able to change however from now. That's why I expressed through World Order to convey some message to you on my own way. I see these accidents will become a turning point of civilization. I think the time of revolution is coming, where people in the world coexist with this planet against the system of modern society, economy and politics.

Any accident is neutral. Although we are straying around this deep darkness, I believe we can get through anything when each of us can let go of our fear and face things positively.

The world won't change on its own. We do change one by one. That makes the world change. The darkness just before the dawn is deepest. So, we do rise up together to greet the brilliant morning truly coming for the human beings.


Genki Sudo
You download a free mp3 of the track here. For more videos of Japanese men in suits publicly strutting around like robots to music, check out Genki Sudo's YouTube channel. (Thanks, Abe.)

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