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Journeys in Japan

Journeys In Japan

Tonami: The Winds of Change

On this episode Charles Glover, an actor from the United States, visits the Tonami Plain in Toyama Prefecture, known for its vast farmlands and rice fields. He gets a glimpse into the way of life in a farming village, where people have long lived in harmony with nature. He learns about how the old community is preserving traditions and architectural heritage, by inviting in people from around Japan to take up residence. His simple, yet charming journey ends with a spectacular festival.