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Learn more about the arts, cultures, and history of Japan through a selection of video resources.

Arts of Japan Documentaries Asian Art Museum

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    • 3.7, 19 Ratings

Learn more about the arts, cultures, and history of Japan through a selection of video resources.

    • video
    Shinto

    Shinto

    An introduction to Shinto, Japan's earliest religion.

    • 3 min
    • video
    From Castle to Palace: Samurai Architecture

    From Castle to Palace: Samurai Architecture

    Japan's warlords built fortresses during the constant civil warfare from 1300 to 1600. These castles housed the local government, had many defensive devices, and impressed rivals with their scale and their lord's ability to have them built and maintained.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Tearoom at the Asian Art Museum

    Tearoom at the Asian Art Museum

    Learn about the construction of the Japanese tearoom at the Asian Art Museum.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Zen

    Zen

    An introduction to Zen, a form of Buddhism that emphasizes seeking one's own Buddha nature through meditation.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Temples of Nara, Japan

    Temples of Nara, Japan

    Explore Nara, Japan's ancient Buddhist art and architecture.

    • 5 min
    • video
    Tale of the Heike

    Tale of the Heike

    Learn about the famous samurai war tale, the Tale of the Heike.

    • 7 min

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