Bonsai recreate vast natural landscapes in the confines of a plant pot. This unique Japanese culture is known by its original name around the world, and for many young people has become a byword of cool Japanese culture alongside manga and anime. From pieces painstakingly shaped over centuries to cutting-edge artworks shaped around new ideas, bonsai has an extraordinary diversity that's won fans at home and abroad. Rising international star and bonsai gardener Hirao Masashi explores the evolving world of bonsai.
*This episode was previously aired on DESIGN TALKS plus.