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Some random crazy video of Masahiro Tanaka on a variety show will make it all better

Masahiro Tanaka

In this Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 photo, Rakuten Eagles pitcher Masahiro Tanaka pitches against the Lotte Marines in the ninth inning on his way to helping the team to clinch the Pacific League title and advance into the team’s first Japan Series, in Sendai, northeastern Japan. Tanaka will be aiming to extend one of the most successful runs in the history of professional baseball when he takes the mound for the Rakuten Eagles in Game 1 of the Japan Series on Saturday, Oct. 26. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY


Bored? Cold? Stressed by the holidays and your team’s lack of good hot stove moves? Never fear, Japanese variety shows are here. Featuring future MLBer -- we think, anyway -- Masahiro Tanaka, doing silly dances:

Thanks to Dan Zinski at FanSided for finding this gem, and thanks to HBT reader NatsLady for pointing it out to me.