Inside Lens

International filmmakers capture modern Japan

This documentary series captures Japan today through the eyes of international filmmakers. Drawing from their knowledge of life inside Japan and abroad, they give their unique takes on themes that include the country's aging society and the environment, as well as the latest trends and culture. Their lenses focus on the lives of the people behind the stories, uncovering a dynamic picture of modern Japan.

Examples of episodes

Where the Sky is Green
--The urban trend of rooftop gardening
Man's Best Friend
--The Japanese bond with robotic dogs
On the Haikyo Trail
--Japan's new trend of exploring abandoned locations
Design Your Own Ending
--Changing attitudes towards death

More episodes are available.