Roots of Tokyo

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Genre)  history

Format) 2×50’

Synopsis) How samurai laid the foundations of a megalopolis.

Until 1868, Tokyo was called Edo. By the 1700s, it had the highest population of any city in the world, surpassing both London and Paris. But how did the largest metropolis on the planet evolve? Clues are coming to light in Tokyo and around the world. Featuring newly discovered evidence and the latest in CGI simulation, experience the engineering sophistication and unique community of Tokyo 150 years ago.

Video)

Roots of Tokyo [Trailer] http://pv-nhk-ep.com/NewsLetter/?mid=5b9a3a0700004086dde
Roots of Tokyo [Edo, City of Water] http://pv-nhk-ep.com/NewsLetter/?mid=5b9a3a0700007a8f85e
Roots of Tokyo [Edo, City of Fire] http://pv-nhk-ep.com/NewsLetter/?mid=5b9a3a0700007bf8a91

Contact:

Chie Muto | Contents Distribution 

NHK Enterprises, Inc | 4-14 Kamiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0047

T: +81-3-3468-6984 | E: muto-ch@nhk-ep.co.jp

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