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NHK - Train Cruise: A Taste of Japanese Culture along the Oigawa River (2013)

NHK - Train Cruise: A Taste of Japanese Culture along the Oigawa River (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3979 Kbps | 47 mn 59 s | 1.38 GB
Audio: English AAC 125 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The Oi River (Oigawa) flows through the center of Shizuoka Prefecture starting from the Southern Alps. The Oigawa Railways run a distance of 65km along the river. They feature a nostalgic steam locomotive and a tram which climbs a steep hill. This route draws the attention of railway enthusiasts as a functioning railway theme park. Along the route, we encounter thriving traditional Japanese culture and view beautiful forest scenery from the windows of retro rail cars.
NHK - Cycle Around Japan: From Sea to Mountains, Spring in Ehime (2017)

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: From Sea to Mountains, Spring in Ehime (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3140 Kbps | 48min 24s | 1.10 GiB
Audio: English AAC 125 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Ehime Prefecture is located on the island of Shikoku. We will start our spring journey from the prefectural capital Matsuyama, which is best known for its castle and Dogo Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot springs. Facing the Bungo Channel that separates Kyushu from Shikoku, the coastline offers great scenery such as the Danbata terraced field. Uwajima, one of the coastal cities is known for the traditional bull fight events that it stages 5 times a year. We will visit the spring bull fight fest. Our final destination is Shikoku Karst, the mountain plateau on the border of Ehime Prefecture and Kochi Prefecture with an altitude of around 1,400 meters.

NHK - Cosmic Front (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 9, 2017
NHK - Cosmic Front (2014)

NHK - Cosmic Front (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3245 Kbps | 18x~46mn | 23.3 GB
Audio: English AAC 152 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

In the 21st century, scientists have developed amazing new ways to observe the skies, and have made discoveries that have changed our understanding of the universe. The Cosmic Front visits scientists who are pioneering the latest techniques in space research, and brings us the latest pictures of the universe, with dramatic video images and dynamic CG simulations.

NHK - Leaps in Evolution: Series 1 (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 2, 2017
NHK - Leaps in Evolution: Series 1 (2016)

NHK - Leaps in Evolution: Series 1 (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2381 Kbps | 3x~55min | 2.73 GiB
Audio: English AAC 147 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

In our DNA, we can find authentic traces of ancient creatures some believe to be our ancestors. Discover the story of life on earth, which has gone through unbelievably fortunate turns of fate, has overcome the great dangers of unimaginable near-extinction, and has made major leaps in evolution. Experience the magnificent story of evolution transcending time through cutting-edge computer generated imagery.
NHK - Cycle Around Japan: Kumamoto Discovering a Land of Volcanoes (2017)

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: Kumamoto Discovering a Land of Volcanoes (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2692 Kbps | 48mn 20s | English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | 975 MB
Genre: Documentary

Kumamoto Prefecture is the stage for cycling this time. The area, in the center of the island of Kyushu, is recovering from an earthquake last year. The program starts in the city of Kumamoto and works its way around the Amakusa island chain. It then heads for Mount Aso, where one of the world's largest volcanic craters is located. Meet the people and see the sights of this 4-day, 300km bicycle journey.

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: From Tokyo to Izu-Oshima (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 26, 2017
NHK - Cycle Around Japan: From Tokyo to Izu-Oshima (2017)

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: From Tokyo to Izu-Oshima (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3205 Kbps | 48mn 28s | English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.13 GB
Genre: Documentary, Travel

Starting from Tokyo we journey to the popular towns of Yokohama, Kamakura and Hakone. Our final destination will be Izu-Oshima, a volcanic island under the administration of Tokyo. Izu-Oshima is located about 100 kilometers south of the metropolitan Tokyo. The island is a popular tourist destination, especially for those in Tokyo seeking a cycle ride. At the heart of Izu-Oshima is the Mount Mihara (758m), an active volcano which is the source of several interesting sites and various hot springs on the island. Izu-Oshima is also known for its Tsubaki, camellia flowers, which can be spotted almost everywhere from around January through March.

NHK WILDLIFE - King of the Prairie: Bison (2010)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 16, 2017
NHK WILDLIFE - King of the Prairie: Bison (2010)

NHK WILDLIFE - King of the Prairie: Bison (2010)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4339 Kbps | 45mn 55s | 1.55 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

In the middle of the North American continent, across a prairie stretching 3,000 kilometers from north to south, live the awesome American bison. Also known as the buffalo, these impressive animals are familiar to many from old western movies. Although some 60 million bison once dominated the prairies, they were at one time hunted almost to extinction. This program paints a portrait of the lives of the bison through the changing seasons of this beautiful land.

NHK - The Pioneer of the Shinkansen (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 6, 2017
NHK - The Pioneer of the Shinkansen (2016)

NHK - The Pioneer of the Shinkansen (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1694 Kbps | 48mn 59s | 617 MiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Shinji Sogo was the 4th president of Japanese National Railways. With imagination and determination, he made sure that the Shinkansen bullet train service started in time for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. The news brought attention from around the world and revived the railway industry. It also laid the groundwork for high-speed railways being planned and built in Europe, the US and Asia today. This program examines rare documents and firsthand accounts of how Sogo's leadership brought the ambitious Shinkansen project to fruition.

NHK Great Nature - Battling Against Storms: Tornado Alley (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 18, 2017
NHK Great Nature - Battling Against Storms: Tornado Alley (2015)

NHK Great Nature - Battling Against Storms: Tornado Alley (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2005 Kbps | 28mn 59s | English AAC 124 Kbps, 2 channels | 442 MB
Genre: Documentar, Naturey

The North American Plains are hit by over 500 tornadoes a year. We witness the amazing phenomena of a supercell storm generated by complex winds.

NHK Wildlife - Predators in the Surf: Killer Whales (2010)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Jan. 17, 2017
NHK Wildlife - Predators in the Surf: Killer Whales (2010)

NHK Wildlife - Predators in the Surf: Killer Whales (2010)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4448 Kbps | 48mn 59s | 1.57 GiB
Audio: English AAC 125 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Killer whales living off of Peninsula Valdes in the Patagonia region of Argentina actually hunt at its beach. They move towards the beach at speeds of up to 50 kilometers per hour, hit the shore, and grab unsuspecting South American sea lions. The whales judge the geographic features of the coastland, tide, and wind to pick the best time and place to hunt. NHK's high-speed cameras follow the hunts and reveal the high intelligence and hunting techniques of the killer whales that seem to be taught within the family.