Japan's Top Inventions

The Shinkansen

The behind-the-scenes tales of hit products and creations from Japan: this is Japan's Top Inventions. This time: the Shinkansen. Discover the drama behind the creation of the bullet train.
  • program length: 15 minutes
  • episode #2072

Wednesday, April 18 at 3:30 pm on 12.4

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  • Wednesday, April 18 at 9:30 am on 12.4
  • Wednesday, April 18 at 9:30 pm on 12.4
  • Thursday, April 19 at 3:30 am on 12.4

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Japanese inventions are used and loved around the world. Through interviews and reenactments, go behind the scenes and discover how Japanese craftsmanship brought these top inventions into being.