Watch Nara’s Famous High-Speed Mochi Rice Cake Masters at Work!!!

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At a Japanese confectionary shop in the city of Nara called “Nakadanodo” the timeless ritual of making their traditional mugwort rice cakes called “mochi” takes place at amazing speed! Great Big Story posted a video of this amazing display of speed and skill on their media website and it quickly became a popular topic with online viewers from all over the world!

Nakedanodo’s “High Speed Rice Cake Ritual”.

The specialty of Nakadanodo in Nara is the creation of high-speed rice cakes of Mugwort Mochi!

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Rice cakes are usually made with a mortar and pestle.

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With a pestle and their bare hands, the shop staff are able to make the “mochi” at a surprisingly rapid speed!

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Here is the process of making high speed “mochi” captured on video!

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This fresh and delicious “mochi” can be eaten on the spot!

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What did you think?

This extremely soft and fluffy high-speed rice cakes has a growing reputation for its flavor and their show is highly entertaining!

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It’s easy to understand the secret of the speed of making these delicious looking “mochi” rice cakes and I really want to go and see their performance live and catch the sounds and smells of this wonderful entertainment!

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