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Video: Tokyo’s illuminated running Christmas tree guy wins Christmas

A Japan-based British man has won the hearts and minds of Tokyo residents by spreading some Christmas cheer in an unusual way.

Joseph Tame, who runs a video and media business, dressed up as a Christmas tree, complete with flashing lights and decorations.

“I like to make people laugh and smile where they don’t expect it… The reaction here on the streets [has] been amazing,” he told CNN.

Video: Tokyo's illuminated running Christmas tree guy wins Christmas