Tokyo Rising with Pharrell Williams

Tokyo Rising with Pharrell Williams

Tokyo faces a new reality after the tragedy of 3/11. While persistent challenges still lay ahead, the city’s creative class is hell-bent on making sure that their hometown thrives. Innovative and resilient, they are defining the future of Tokyo on their own terms. See how art and entertainment is healing the people of Japan in this five-part web series. Go on an urban exploration of underground and above ground Toyko with musician Pharrell Williams along with Verbal of m-flo, Yuka Uchida, Mitsu of 3331, Kunichi Nomura of Tripster, Masafumi Watanabe of Bedwin, Sebastian Masuda of 6% DokiDoki, designer Yoon, Trippple Nippples, and more. See how design, fashion, and art in helps heal a country that’s been devastated.

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Unite For Japan with Ken Watanabe, Tsunami Relief: Download to Donate, Songs for Japan, 2011 Japan Earthquake people finder, We Pray For You : YouTube Japan Tribute, or click on the “donate to Japan” button on the toolbar at the footer of

Tokyo Rising: Part 1 – Pharrell’s return to Tokyo

Tokyo Rising: Part 2 – Tokyo: Under and Above Ground

Tokyo Rising: Part 3 – Art in Flux

Tokyo Rising: Part 4 – The Remix Culture

Tokyo Rising: Part 5 – Trippple Nippples Show

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