French actor Gérard Depardieu is an experienced globetrotter and a lover of Japan. He once owned a Japanese grocery store in Paris. In this series, he offers a new way to look at the land of the Rising Sun in a new way.
He takes us to 5 different regions of Japan to discover their inhabitants, their activities, but above all the ancestral traditions that embody the soul of the country.
From geisha art to Zen temples, including the making of washi paper, the actor meets a people deeply attached to its roots, while leaving room for the unexpected in their inspirations.