There are bad fireworks, good fireworks, and then there are Japanese fireworks that blow minds

Simply enthralling.

Jonathan Lim| August 10, 11:16 AM

Who knew fireworks could be made so beautifully? This video was uploaded earlier this year and not much is known about its origins other than a description that says "Japan's fireworks show is not first grade, it is special grade."

You know you're in for a good fireworks performance when the first burst looks like this:

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And then there's something like this:

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Check out the performance in full:

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Editor's note: Now that you've enjoyed it, someone has to poop on the party:


Here's one that you can enjoy smoke, wind and all:

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