In the shadow of Fujisan : the bird of happiness
Second of three programmes looking at the role of wild animals in Japanese life, art and religion.
This episode charts the symbolic importance of the crane in the countrys culture (both among the Ainu and the Japanese) and examines the future of the endangered species.
Off-air recording BBC4, 22/03/2009.
JAP DOCU 8:2(DVD) Open access