Video Playlist: Japanese History and Culture

Finely-crafted and captivating videos from the iCLA archive on the fascinating history and culture of Yamanashi Prefecture, and Japan in general.

As a student at iCLA, you get to experience the natural beauty and rituals that define Japan, and learn traditional arts from the masters. Enjoy! 

The Aesthetics of Samurai Armor:

The World of Noh Theater: 

Ninja and the Liberal Arts: 

Tea Ceremony: 

Shugendo:

Mt. Fuji Faith: 

Zen: 

Washi (paper-making):