Recommended Documentaries

Well of course I recommend all of them! But this is where I put ones I especially like.

The Rise of the 5th Regime Yamaguchi Yakuza Family


Kendo 8th dan: Passing Japan’s Hardest Test


Looking for the Genetic Roots of the Japanese: South Americans and Ainu (1 hr. long)


Homeland Bound: Returning to North Korea


The Endless Tragedy of a People: The Vietnamese and Cambodians


3 Generations of Life as a Zainichi Korean


Jibin Wong, 19. So Kan, 26. Life as a Foreign Chinese Student in Japan




  1. very interesting. i’m adding in RSS Reader

    Comment by Melina — December 20, 2007 @ 11:11 pm

  2. Great work. These documentaries are very beautiful.
    I’m very happy – I will be living in Japan from next month! And I can watch Japanese TV everyday.

    Comment by yaschan — December 27, 2007 @ 3:27 pm

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