投げ独楽 (throwing top)

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投げ独楽 (nagegoma)
throwing top

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This top is a nagegoma, or throwing top. It is spun by carefully wrapping a string around the top from the outside and throwing it skillfully towards the ground.

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Hiroi Michiaki: This is a normal– one of those, you know, throwing tops that you throw outside.

 

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