Gagaku is the oldest form of classical music in Japan. It thrived in Japanese imperial courts from the 700s. The tradition is rarely performed outside of Japan. But reporter Maria Bakkalapulo attended a performance in Scotland and tells us about it.
A prominent Japanese seismologist rattled some nerves when he declared there was a 70 percent chance of a major earthquake in or around Tokyo -- in the next four years. Government scientists had proclaimed a similar risk, but over a longer timeframe, 30 years.
Barely a year after a massive earthquake and tsunami crippled northern Japan, there's increasing fear of a big quake hitting Tokyo. Reporter Sam Eaton recently spent time with one of Japan's leading seismologists.
One year after Fukushima, The government has promised a major shift toward cleaner renewable energy to help fill the gap. But as Sam Eaton reports, the country's clean energy revolution has yet to get much traction.
In the wake of last March's tsunami, Japan's fishing industry was devastated. Towns were wiped from the map, boats and fishing equipment were smashed to pieces. But from the rubble some fishermen have found a new way forward.