True Colors DANCE
True Colors CHANNEL #3
#３ “Difference” is “gripping”!" Featuring Dancer DAIKI
When DAIKI was in elementary school, he first became aware of his “difference” from those around him, and was frustrated by the tightness of his situation. When he was in junior high school, He met a friends who created an “equal” relationship with him with a disability. Through his dance activities, he realized that “difference” could become “expression. My teacher’s words gave me the courage to become a professional dancer.
What is difference? What is disability? DAIKI talks with MC Hikaru Takahashi and navigator Osamu Suzuki.
DAIKI is a professional dancer with dwarfism. He was the first in Japan to obtain a teaching license for health and physical education despite having dwarfism. Currently, he is working to realize a barrier-free society where people can enjoy sports and dance regardless of disability.
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Navigator: Osamu Suzuki
MC: Hikaru Takahashi
In 2014, Takahashi won the Grand Prix for the 14th Japan Bishojo Content which led to her debut and immediate success through staring in various corporate commercials. Since then, she has appeared in numerous acclaimed works such as NHK Taiga Drama Onna Joushu Naotora (2017). Other than working as an actor, Takahashi has been active in a variety of fields including radio, television, and fashion.