338 minutes located in  Asia - Japan


The story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located […]

Internet cafes have existed in Japan for over a decade, but in the mid 2000’s, customers began using these spaces as living quarters. Internet cafe refugees are mostly temporary employees; […]

Houshi Ryokan (hotel) was founded around 1,300 years ago and it has always been managed by the same family since then.

For those who die or move away, Ayano Tsukimi is making lifesized dolls in their liking and puts them in places that were important to them.

By reversing its aging process when it gets sick or injured, Japan’s tiny Turritopsis dohrnii jellyfish is one of the only known animals that has figured out how to defeat […]

Is war looming as Japan strengthens its military power and tensions escalate over disputed East China Sea islands?

In a war on suicide, who is the enemy? An attempt to uncover the true causes of the high suicide rate in Japan.

With a plummeting birth rate and a rapidly ageing population, Japan is facing an unprecedented population collapse with vast economic, social and political implications.

One farmer still remains behind braving high levels of radiation and loneliness to tend to abandoned animals.

Two years after the tsunami, the consequences of the nuclear disaster continue to define the residents’ lives.

We follow photographer Donald Weber to the buffer zone at Fukushima, Japan.

Japan’s authorities are clamping down on the criminal underworld, but the mighty Yakuza refuse to back down.

A well made documentary film about a day in the life of a Kyoto Geisha. Film by Glen Milner who is a London based documentary and commercial director.

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