Japan Pom Pom the cheerleading squad for the over 55s

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Japan Pom Pom – the cheerleading squad for the over 55s

30 November 2016 Last updated at 13:12 GMT

When Fumie Takino was 63, she started Japan Pom Pom, a cheerleading troupe for the over-55s. She”s now 84 and still dancing for the troupe, who put on regular performances at sporting and charity events. Alessia Cerantola went to a dance studio in Tokyo to meet Fumie.

Hear more about Japanese Pom Pom on the World Service”s Outlook programme.