Becoming a professional magician takes a lot of time, effort and practice. Now if you’re interested in becoming one or even just to learn how to do a few magic tricks, the first thing you’ll need to do is to learn about the secrets behind them.
In Japan, there is one TV show that may be a good source of information for the aspiring magicians and even those out there who have already mastered a few tricks. Trick Hunter, with the help of Japanese magicians, will reveal the magic behind the magic itself!
Trick Hunter is a weekly TV show broadcasted by Nihon Terebi every Wednesday night and is currently hosted by Uchimura Teruyoshi. The show features different celebrities every week who take part in both unfolding the secret behind the magic and even participating by trying it themselves.
Aside from that, the show also features different segments every week from pranking guests, showing magic made from using science, and a whole lot more. The segment that most people look forward to on this show, though, is how the magicians show the tricks and secrets behind their own magic.
Kira Rensuke, or much known as KiLa, is a professional magician that has been part of Trick Hunter since 2015 and also guest stars on different TV shows. KiLa is famous for his “close-up magic”, where viewers can experience the magic from a close distance, and is used in the show to demonstrate the trick to the guests.
So what’s great about watching Trick Hunter? Well, not only will you be able to know the tricks and secrets behind the magic, but you’ll also be able to pick up Japanese magic terms along the way and polish your reading skills if you’re interested in learning both magic and Japanese. Killing two birds with one stone, right?
Though I may not be learning how to do magic tricks, as a regular viewer of Trick Hunter, the show overall is very entertaining and will make you think ahead of how the trick was done before they reveal it. This will be a good source for magic beginners or people who simply want good entertainment, so check it out if you have the time!