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The Fighting Lady: The Lady and the Sea

This 1945 film is a military documentary told from the point of view of the crew of the aircraft carrier the Fighting Lady -...
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Gatekeeper

Patrolling a popular tourist destination of steep cliffs that plummet into the Sea of Japan, a retired police officer vigilantly intercepts troubled souls looking...
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Real Samurai

A production of Japan"s NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai, or Japan Broadcasting Corporation), this roughly 45 minute documentary — recently broadcast in Japan — provides...
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The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere

Haru Urara, a Japanese racehorse, became a national icon after enduring a losing streak of epic proportions.
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Japan’s Atomic Bomb

Did the Japanese detonate an atomic device just days before they surrendered? – Evidence suggests Japan was just weeks behind the U. S. in...
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Unit 731: Nightmare in Manchuria

Features the terrible story behind WWII "Unit 731", a japanese military base located in the puppet state of Manchuria, China.
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Samurai – Miyamoto Musashi

Mark Dacascos travels to Japan to trace the footsteps of the ultimate samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi.
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Princes of the Yen: Central Banks and the Transformation of the Economy

An academic perspective revealing how Japan"s post-war economic, political and social system was manipulated by the Japanese central bank. Japanese society was transformed to...
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Sumo on the Steppes

101 East explores Mongolia's ancient wrestling culture and their current dominance in the Japanese Sumo scene.
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Children of the Tsunami

The Japanese tsunami of 2011 and the ensuing nuclear disaster in Fukushima, told through the eyes of 7-10 year-old children.