Japanese female dancer and choreographer Koharu Sugawara is really well known in the dance scene.

Her technique notwithstanding, Sugawara's freedom in her expression - and the way her love of dance that seems oozes out from every inch of her body - is awe-inspiring. Here's Sugawara dancing to "Emotions" by Mariah Carey:

And this time, Sugawara collaborated with a Japanese-inspired Norwegian group "Dancing Strawhats" and music producer TroyBoi to create a music-dance video. The film was shot in Shorenji, one of many iconic temples in Kyoto.

By - grape Japan editorial staff.