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This episode of the documentary series looks at Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost and wildest island. It takes tough animals and people to survive in this ever-changing place.

Hokkaido is Japan's northernmost - and wildest - island, a place totally unlike the rest of the country. Every year, it swings from a bitter Siberian winter into the warmth of a Mediterranean-like summer, when the thaw reveals a landscape changed beyond all recognition. It takes tough animals and tough people with real ingenuity to survive, and even thrive, in this ever-changing place.

59 minutes

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Wed 21 Jul 2021 20:00

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Role Contributor
Narrator Michelle Dockery
Executive Producer Tim Martin
Executive Producer James Honeyborne
Series Producer Mary Summerill
Producer Susie Painter
Producer Matthew Wright
Director Susie Painter


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