Japan Earthquake Anniversary
This animation is as mesmerizing as it is frightening.
The fifth of November was designated as World Tsunami Awareness Day by the United Nations General Assembly last December. The date commemorates a well-known Japanese anecdote called "Inamura-no-hi" which can be translated as "The fire of the rice sheaves."
"It's a race against time."
On our previous three trips we've stayed outside the evacuated contamination zone, traveling in and out for brief periods
Five years after the earthquake and tsunami, Japan is still picking up the pieces.
The Tohoku earthquake triggered a huge tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear meltdown.