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Almost the whole of Kentaro’s life has been devoted to dance — in particular to hip-hop dance — ever since he first saw it on television as an elementary school boy.

Even today, as a well-known professional dancer who prefers not to reveal his surname and calls himself simply KENTARO!!, he recalls the TV show that changed his life — Dance Koshien, a nationwide street-dance contest for high school students that ran from 1988-1996. In 1996, Kentaro won the second prize, and his career began to take off.

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