In 1923, Tokyo was a city on the rise, slowly taking its place among the great global capitals of its time. But then, in 1923, disaster struck in the shape of the Great Kanto Earthquake.
It's a city that transformed itself from a sprawl of wooden dwellings into a huge modern metropolis. Over 150 years, Tokyo has risen from the ashes twice--from an epic earthquake and a devastating series of bombings--rebuilding itself into the world's largest city. Examine the evolution and modernization of Tokyo through digitally remastered and colorized archival footage.
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