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People Are Freaking Out Over This Japanese Man's Magic Tricks

And nobody knows his name.

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Last week, Felipe filmed a man doing magic tricks in the smoking area of a shopping mall. The tricks are...crazy.

昨日ベルの喫煙所にすげーおっちゃんおった どーなってんだ😀🙃

Felipe was with three of his friends when he entered the smoking area.

"Without saying anything, [the man] started floating his paper cup," Felipe told BuzzFeed News. "We asked him to do it again, and so he did without speaking a word."

The magic man didn't say anything else, and the four friends had to leave to go to a restaurant.

Twitter: @FustDrift

"When he was done with his magic tricks, he gave us a smug face. He started smoking looking very satisfied, with a full smile on his face," said Felipe.


Felipe tweeted footage of the whole thing and it rapidly went viral, racking up more than 50,000 retweets and thousands of responses asking just what the hell was going on.

"What! WTF!!"

"We'll be able to do this when we're his age, won't we?"

@FustDrift これくらいの歳になればできるようになるんじゃね?

"It's simple: That dude's a wizard."

@FustDrift @Shulnst 簡単なことだ、こいつは魔法使い

Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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