By Mark Hodge @mrhodgey

A COLOURFUL convoy of trucks modified with flashy LED lights illuminate the Tokyo streets at night

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Videographer / Director: Steve's POV
Producer: Mark Hodge, Chloe Browne
Editor: Kyle Waters

Bling Ring: Two heavily modified trucks make their way through a Tokyo tunnel

This incredible footage was filmed in December by American filmmaker Steve Feldman, 44, who is a Japanese business consultant and car fanatic.

The large modified vehicles, known as deco trucks or art trucks, are inspired by the film franchise Truck Guys which was popular in the East Asian country in the 1970s.

Light Load: The flashy automobiles are a distinctive part of modern Japanese culture

The modifications on the distinctive rigs include lights, custom engines, chandeliers, screens, beds and loud horns.

Trucking hell: The convoy glide through the Tokyo streets

New York native Steve explained how these eye-catching automobiles are particular to Japanese culture.

He said: “I've long been fascinated with these types of cool Japanese things, so getting the opportunity to meet these truck owners was amazing.

The owner of this modified Toyota truck was inspired by the Truck Yaro film series

“I talked with them and convinced them to take me for a night cruise around Tokyo.

“They may look like American vehicles but they are 100% Japanese built and customised – they are very much a part of modern Japanese culture.

“And they're not just for show - they are actual working trucks.

Midnight Run: The colourful convoy take filmmaker Steve for a ride

“These guys look good but they are truck drivers first – these vehicles don't just sit around.

“While these kinds of modifications are not liked by some, they are recognised as being a distinctive part of Japanese culture.”