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.