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Around 200 people gathered on the dancefloor of Kyoto’s Club World on Sunday — but they weren’t dancing.

In fact, that’s exactly what they were there to protest: a 1984 addition to the 1948 Fuzoku Eigyo Torishimariho (Entertainment Business Control Law) that prohibits late-night dancing in clubs and live-houses. The action is being spearheaded by Let’s Dance, a grassroots organization based in Kyoto.

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