An 8-year-old boy from Nara in Japan has gained an
enviable social media fame following his masculine
physique acquired from a four and a half hour daily
training, just with the aim of imitating Bruce Lee.
The boy’s father was reported to have said that his son
started watching the martial arts champion since he was just
one year old.
He said Ryusei “Ryuji” Imai then begun to watch Bruce Lee’s
nunchaku scene from Game of Death and suddenly TV stations
became interested in him and he started featuring on their
He is now popularly known as » “Little Bruce Lee” and has
appeared on children’s talent TV show, Superkids. »
According to odditycentral.com, the youngster’s father said he
“gets up at 6 am and trains for an hour and half every
morning, before going to school. When he returns, he runs for
another hour, and then spends another 2 hours working on his
kicks and nunchaku routines. That’s 4.5 hours of training
The news portal further reported that: “Ryusei Imai currently
has over 290,000 followers on Facebook » , and around
33,000 on Instagram » . He also has his own YouTube
channel » , where his dad regularly posts videos of him
working out and imitating his idol.”
Now, the boy looks physically fit and too masculine to be
called a kid.