Top-10: WTF is the #MirrorRunChallenge That’s Taking the Internet by Storm?

A collection of the top 10 #MirrorRunChallenges you’ll still find trending.

It appears as though the famous Japanese anime character, Naruto,  has sparked a new trend. The #MirrorRunChallenge has become a phenomenon among internet users across several different platforms including the popular short video app, TikTok, and YouTube. Inspired by Naruto’s famous running style, the #MirrorRunChallenge is to create the illusion of running through multiple bathrooms while doing the iconic Naruto Dash. Here’s a tutorial so you can try it yourself.

The #MirrorRunChallenge  has absolutely taken the internet by storm. It was first uploaded on TikTok before reaching YouTube and Facebook influencers who have taken on the challenge and posted videos of themselves running in a similar fashion.

None can top Singaporean filmmaker Jaze Phua who featured himself and Douglas Tan fighting while completing the challenge. The theme song was also changed from Initial D’s “Déjà Vu” to Naruto’s “Silhouette.” Reaching 58,000 views in under a week, here’s Jaze Phua’s first video:

Phua also came out with a second attempt at the challenge, kicking it up a notch by highlighting Naruto and his well-known nemesis, Sasuke, engaging in their famed rivalry.

It is said that Jaze Phua holds the #1 spot for the best #MirrorRunChallenge, but many others are also trying to make their mark as the best. Here’s our ranking of the rest of the Top 10 BEST #MirrorRunChallenges.


Twitter user @ikofish posted his version of the internet challenge on his page for his viewers to see, and it went viral. Reposted to YouTube, his take on the #MirrorRunChallenge reached an even larger viewer base. Featuring an additional visual illusion of a sudden outfit change into Japanese fighter clothes, @ikofish earned the #2 position on our list.

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