This 22-minute educational video is designed to introduce the American student to Japanese culture. Television Production teacher Mark Raines used a handheld, digital camera to record the footage while participating in the 2003 Toyota International Teacher Program, which is a two-week, fully funded educational tour of Japan.
This video includes scenes and interviews from Tokyo, historic Kyoto, Hiroshima, Japanese schools, waterways, temples, restaurants, and much more. Raines, a television journalist, narrates the video accompanied by both traditional and popular Japanese music. Television Production high school students edited and produced the video.