Embark on a video journey through the culture and history of Japan! Join professor of anthropology and archaeology Dr. Dwayne L. Merry as he takes you through the cities and countryside of this exquisite land. Enjoy the rare privilege of observing Sumo wrestlers in training before watching a traditional match; participate in a wedding ceremony at the Meiji Shrine; and get swept up in the colorful excitement of the annual Gion Matsuri celebration in Kyoto. Other stops include the hot mineral springs of Noboribetsu, the ancient temples of Nara and the incredibly scenic Iya valley. Read along with the text as you watch the videos, then take a fun quiz to find out what you've learned! The innovative videobook format is intuitive to use and lets you quickly navigate with the swipe of a finger.
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Visit: Tokyo • Shiraoi • Noboribetsu • Kobe • Osaka • Nara • Kyoto • Kanazawa • The Iya Valley • And More!