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Comiket crowd control, a time lapse in Tokyo, Japan

Originally published in 2012 by munya munyaka, this time lapse video captured the strict crowd control at Comiket, short for Comic Market, a huge self publishing comic book fair in Tokyo, Japan. Via HoldmanChristmas, who shortened the clip and added music:

The footage, which was compiled from photographs taken at intervals of 5 seconds, was filmed on the last day of Comiket from around 1:30 AM to 2:30 PM from the balcony of the nearby Washington Hotel.

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