Journeys in Japan

Journeys In Japan

The Magic of Winter In Akita

Akita Prefecture, in northern Japan, celebrates its snowy season with many unique festivals. American illustrator Kailene experiences 3 of Akita's winter festivals and discovers the area's deep traditions.

Friday, March 27 at 3:30 am on 12.1

additional airdates

  • Thursday, March 26 at 2:00 pm on 12.1
  • Wednesday, April 8 at 9:00 am on 12.2

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series description

In JOURNEYS IN JAPAN, English-speaking visitors travel the length of Japan exploring the culture, meeting local people, visiting historic sites, and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks. The series provides an eye-opening look at the many unique places to visit in Japan.