At first glance, these light columns appear to be something straight from the Dragon Ball Z series, but they were captured by amateur photographers all over Japan recently. Unfortunately, scientists have not been able to explain the phenomena…yet. Continue reading for a video and more pictures.


Dozens of mystery light columns appeared in Japan following a unusual thunderstorm. Hundreds of people witnessed this rare and frightening phenomena, as fiery light columns appeared in the sky. Eyewitnesses reported, that the light poles appeared immediately after a heavy and unusual lightning storm, lasting several minutes before vanishing.

In 1908 just before the Tunguska explosion, similar phenomena occurred, giant pillars of fire rose from the earth to the sky. Many locals are fearful that a major disaster is looming, and that the light columns are a warning of grave danger. This story has been confirmed by the Japanese media and the pictures are authentic, and come from different sources, just in case your wondering, but as always you decide.