Dive into UKIYO-E

Dive into UKIYO-E

Hanging Turtle

Features a hanging turtle and the secret behind its depiction by the print's artist Hiroshige. Also, this episode takes a look at the Mannen-bashi Bridge seen from different perspectives by Hokusai.
  • program length: 10 minutes
  • episode #19

Saturday, June 15 at 2:40 am on 12.4

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  • Friday, June 14 at 8:40 pm on 12.4

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series description

Traditional Japanese woodblock prints called Ukiyo-e flourished during the Edo period in the 18th-19th century. We will dive into the world of Ukiyo-e, presented in Rakugo-style storytelling by Katsura Sunshine.