Meet the Cool Club DJ Who Is an 82-Year-Old Dumpling Maker By Day

Instead of turning in early, you can find Sumiko Iwamuro working the DJ decks in the Shinjuku district of Japan.

At 82 years old, you’d expect Sumiko Iwamuro to already be in retirement, but she’s far from it.

For the last 60 years, this incredible Japanese lady and her brother have been working at a dumpling restaurant they inherited from their father.

But that’s not the only thing that keeps Sumiko active. Over a decade ago, when she was 70, she discovered an unlikely hobby: DJing. Now part of Shinjuku’s vibrant nightlife, she doubles as a techno DJ at the DecaBarZ club.

Watch her work the turntables below:

Main Photo courtesy of Pexels from Pixabay.

This article originally appeared on Town and

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