BBC Four explores the art, culture and history of Japan, from ancient traditions to the cutting edge of technological achievement.
Film following an aspiring Japanese pop singer and her adult male superfans.
Biography of the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, famous for his print The Great Wave.
A family of Samurai sword makers continue a 230-year-old tradition.
On the island of Amami Oshima we follow the elaborate production of a Japanese kimono.
Following Tomoo Hamada at work, shaping his pots and firing them in a wood-fuelled kiln.
Japan's 'big island' is home to millions of people - and an astonishing range of wildlife.
The extraordinary wildlife in the long chain of islands in the far south west of Japan.
A look at Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost - and wildest - island.
Artist Ryan Gander explores Japanese symbolism, including the Geisha, Samurai and robot.
James Fox explores the connections between Japanese culture and the natural environment.
How the artistic life of three Japanese cities shaped the country's attitudes.
James Fox looks at the clean minimalism of the Japanese home.