Dive into UKIYO-E

Dive into UKIYO-E

Utagawa Hiroshige's Ukiyo-e Print

This episode explores the charm and appeal of Utagawa Hiroshige's world-known Ukiyo-e print depicting rain pouring over a bridge, and introduces the Japanese perspective towards rain.
  • program length: 10 minutes
  • episode #20

Sunday, June 23 at 1:40 am on 12.4

additional airdates

  • Saturday, June 22 at 7:40 pm on 12.4
  • Sunday, June 23 at 7:40 am on 12.4
  • Sunday, June 23 at 1:40 pm on 12.4

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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.