Traveling through Japan can feel like an otherworldly, surreal experience. One the one hand, it’s packed to the gills with people and innovative technology, amazing food, and peculiar architecture. But despite the cosmopolitan nature of cities like Tokyo, Osaka, and everywhere in between, there’s a quietness and simplicity about the country and culture that simply can’t be explained. In the film below, some young filmmakers document their 3-week railway journey through Japan on the high-speed Shinkansen. They visit Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Kyoto, and the resulting film is like a warp-speed window into the energy of the country. See their short film below.
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