The Big Top of Smiles *RERUN
Step right up, ladies and gents! Come witness the thrilling spectacle that is our latest episode! With thorough preventive measures against the pandemic, the Happy Dream Circus presents performers from 7 different countries as it tours western Japan. Watch top star Alan Ibarra from Mexico as he trains the only Japanese performer in the troupe to master the spine-chilling Wheel of Death! We also meet Vietnamese Dang Van Kien, who's been working as a plasterer in Japan for 7 years.
The big top of the Happy Dream Circus, to which Alan belongs
Alan doing a trapeze performance
The only Japanese performer of the circus, Ito Suzuka, receives training from Alan
This year, Kien received a government award for his technical skills