There’s only one explanation for how this is possible: Manipulation performer Ouka must have somehow turned off gravity.
These incredible illusions are performed on a number of objects including the 8 ring, triple hoop, and the gnarly s-shaped buugeng. The skill and control necessary to make them seem like they’re floating is just mind-boggling. And as usual, Kuma Films have captured the routine stunningly.
Kuma is shooting in Japan now, so we just might be seeing some sword-swinging in the near future.