- Director: Deborah DeSnoo, Lyn Goldfarb
- Release Year: 2004
- Production Country: United States
- Language: English
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire
From the 16th to the 19th centuries, Japan was an island world of shoguns and samurais, with the world's largest city, Edo, and rich intellectual and artistic traditions–all of it almost entirely shut off from the outside world.