Rise of Tokyo in Color

Rise of Tokyo in Color

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.
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.