NHK Documentary

Roots of Tokyo: Edo, City of Fire

Edo, the forerunner of Tokyo, was ravaged by large fires more frequently than any other city in the world. We'll take a look at how it managed to overcome such huge disasters and continue to grow.
  • program length: 49 minutes
  • episode #319

Saturday, February 9 at 8:10 pm on 12.4

additional airdates

  • Saturday, February 9 at 8:10 am on 12.4
  • Saturday, February 9 at 2:10 pm on 12.4
  • Sunday, February 10 at 2:10 am on 12.4

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Hard-hitting documentary that takes an in-depth look at some of the political, economic, and social challenges that Japan - and our world - is facing.