The end of the Asia Tour 2013 is approaching and the players have been getting through plenty of work in Saitama - both on and off the training pitch.

Double sessions have been the order of the day in Japan and that has taken up much of the squad's time. But there have been light-hearted moments amid the workouts with an open training session in front of thousands of Japanese fans keeping spirits high.

Away from Saitama Stadium the players have taken part in a series of events, from a fan party at the team hotel to a sushi lesson. But Arsenal's two German internationals, Lukas Podolski and Per Mertesacker, stole the show as samurai warriors!

Click on the 'play' button above to watch the highlights from days 12 and 13.

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