The country of the rising sun, the Tokaido or, literally "the road from the sea to the east," is the spine for the roadways around which modern Japan was created to put an end to the absolute power of the shoguns and the samurais. Today rites and traditions in Japan are rife with symbolism where every detail has significance, and where the tea ceremony, calligraphy and gastronomy are evidence of a lifestyle whose refinement has been pushed to its zenith.
When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball.
For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of the night. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is driven to join forces with a clan of human vampire hunters he never knew existed - The Nightstalkers.
Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing further than any Westerner had ever gone all the way to India.
Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Have you watched Japan: Journeys on the Tokaido yet? What did you think about it?