Bored of the basketball season already, and hankering to see some good baseball? Check this video out for a novel way to get a strike.

As we know, even though it’s called the World Series, baseball is a popular sport in several countries around the world outside the US, and nowhere more so than Japan.

This clip from a Japanese TV show sees a pitcher take a new form of throw to catch the batter off guard. We’re not sure if it’s a ball or a strike, but it’s certainly a funny way of pitching – decide for yourself below!