Saitama Traditions - Tokyo's Scenic Neighbor


27m 00s
Broadcast on June 27, 2022 Available until June 27, 2023

The late autumn gingko trees are a brilliant yellow in Tokyo's neighboring prefecture of Saitama. Surprisingly unexplored, this is an area of great natural beauty with its own distinct traditions. We learn how a family of dollmakers breathes life into their creations, treasured for generations. And we discover how Saitama's special climate is the secret behind a world-class whisky.

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