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NHK - Document 72 Hours: Life Without a Smartphone (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 21, 2018
NHK - Document 72 Hours: Life Without a Smartphone (2018)

NHK - Document 72 Hours: Life Without a Smartphone (2018)
HDTV | 1916x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 7458 Kbps | 24 min 44 s | 1.38 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Could you get by if your smartphone stopped working? Our stage this time is a smartphone repair shop in Shibuya, Tokyo. The customers range from a young man wanting to restore precious photos of a summer spent with friends, to a female student worried about being unable to contact anyone. Their phones are filled with personal connections and the memories of daily life. What do they choose to save? What connections are most valuable to them? We spend 3 days filming this repair shop to catch a glimpse of what people keep on their phones.

NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki Based on Noh and Kyogen (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 20, 2018
NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki Based on Noh and Kyogen (2016)

NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki Based on Noh and Kyogen (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2468 Kbps | 27 min 59 s | 507 MiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Explore three kabuki plays that are based on noh and kyogen originals. Nakamura Kazutaro guides us through the originals to see how and why kabuki changed, or kept, certain dramatic elements.

NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki Costume Concepts (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 14, 2018
NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki Costume Concepts (2016)

NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki Costume Concepts (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2985 Kbps | 27 min 59 s | 611 MiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Explore the dazzling World of kabuki costumes! An expert joins the studio to explain the intricate details of some of kabuki's most famous clothes.

NHK - Cycle Around Japan - Aomori: A Spirit of Fortitude (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 10, 2018
NHK - Cycle Around Japan - Aomori: A Spirit of Fortitude (2018)

NHK - Cycle Around Japan - Aomori: A Spirit of Fortitude (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3597 Kbps | 48 min 23 s | 1.24 GiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Aomori Prefecture in northern Honshu is where our traveler navigates lush mountain trails along a clear blue lake in late spring. On his way, he meets a fisherman who cultivates scallops, proud apple farmers, and traditional Tsugaru Shamisen performers who play soul music. This region embodies the spirit of perseverance of locals who've had to endure long, severe winters and the wisdom of people who live for the land.

NHK Documentary - Ghost Blood Vessels (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 6, 2018
NHK Documentary - Ghost Blood Vessels (2018)

NHK Documentary - Ghost Blood Vessels (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2313 Kbps | 49 min 59 s | 984 MiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

99% of human blood vessels are said to be capillaries. With age, these tiny tubules break, becoming hollow "ghost" vessels that cause wrinkles in the skin. Scientists are now finding they are also tied to higher risks from age-related ailments, including osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease. Using the latest in biological imaging and super-high-resolution 3D CGI, this program delves into the mechanism behind broken capillaries. It also examines how to slow down or even repair the damage to help people live longer, healthier lives.

NHK - Wildlife: Collection 1 (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 26, 2018
NHK - Wildlife: Collection 1 (2017)

NHK - Wildlife: Collection 1 (2017)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 3362 Kbps | 6x~38mn | 6.19 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Nature

Unique and awe-inspiring looks at animals in their natural habitats around the world from Gabon’s Lowland Gorilla to Atlantic Coast Basking Sharks

NHK Kabuki Kool - Onnagata Costumes (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 22, 2018
NHK Kabuki Kool - Onnagata Costumes (2015)

NHK Kabuki Kool - Onnagata Costumes (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2363 Kbps | 27 min 59 s | 486 MB
Audio: English AAC 64.0 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The magnificent costumes of kabuki's female roles add flair to the stage. And their colours and designs can even represent the character's social status or her inner feelings.

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: Shimanami Life on the Islands (2018)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 10, 2018
NHK - Cycle Around Japan: Shimanami Life on the Islands (2018)

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: Shimanami Life on the Islands (2018)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3277 Kbps | 48 min 26 s | 1.13 GB
Audio: English AAC 64.0 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Our journey takes us to Shimanami in the Seto Inland Sea, an area dense with islands. In 1999, the Shimanami Kaido was opened, consisting of 70 kilometers of highways and bridges linking the islands. Until then ferries had been the main means of transportation. Today, cyclists from all over the world have discovered the delights of the area. Here one can experience the slow but satisfying way of living and cultural highlights such as growing mikan oranges and drying fish. Join us on a 4-day ride, island-hopping through the Seto Inland Sea.

NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki and Ukiyo-e (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 9, 2018
NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki and Ukiyo-e (2018)

NHK Kabuki Kool - Kabuki and Ukiyo-e (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2366 Kbps | 27 min 59 s | 487 MiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

What's the link between Ukiyo-e art and kabuki? Many famous prints are of kabuki actors and were sold to fans. They're key documentation of staging and costumes. Explore this fascinating relationship.

NHK - Dream of Girls (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 5, 2018
NHK - Dream of Girls (2018)

NHK - Dream of Girls (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2255 Kbps | 48 min 58 s | 814 MiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The "Tokyo Girls Collection" fashion show has become a social and economic phenomenon. Teenage audience members – some 20,000 in all – buy the clothes the models are wearing right in front of them, in real time. Their social media posts affect the year's clothing trends. People in Kitakyushu, quite a distance from Tokyo, thought their community could use that sort of event. So, they staged their own version of it. Tune in to see young people taking to the catwalk as their industrial city finds itself in fashion.