A Portrait Of Postwar Japan

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season

Since its defeat in WWII, Japan became a world economic power at lightning speed, and underwent an unprecedented economic boom in the mid-1980's, known as the "bubble economy." However, after the bubble burst, the Japanese financial system has continued to slowdown. This series sheds light from an economic angle how the Japanese people have lived during the 70 years since World War II.

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The Bubble and Lost Decades
2. The Bubble and Lost Decades
May 1, 2017
In the middle of the 1980's, finance took over the main role in the Japanese economy. Real estate values and stock prices escalated giving birth to a "bubble economy." When it burst, the foundation of Japan was greatly shaken. How could this happen and what happened next in the land of the rising sun?
Economic Miracle
1. Economic Miracle
May 1, 2017
Immediately after the end of WWII, Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the United Nations forces, made the assertion that Japan would never be a world power again. Despite his prediction, Japan ascended into the world's second largest economy in just over two decades. How did Japan achieve this "miraculous" comeback?
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Since its defeat in WWII, Japan became a world economic power at lightning speed, and underwent an unprecedented economic boom in the mid-1980's, known as the "bubble economy." However, after the bubble burst, the Japanese financial system has continued to slowdown. This series sheds light from an economic angle how the Japanese people have lived during the 70 years since World War II.

A Portrait Of Postwar Japan is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (2 episodes). The series first aired on May 1, 2017.

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  • Premiere Date
    May 1, 2017