Urban Workshops

Japanology Plus mini

5m 00s
Broadcast on March 22, 2021 Available until March 31, 2025

Japanology Plus explores Japanese life and culture. In this five-minute digest, we look at urban workshops. A significant portion of Japan's manufacturing industry is handled by small factories with less than 30 workers. Despite their small scale, many have highly specialized technical skills, and are world leaders in their field. We examine several examples of this expert craftsmanship.

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