Collected material

Here is the collection of photographs, video footage and audio portraying the pre-disaster area. Some of the material can be freely used and downloaded. On each page the conditions for usage, set by the rules of the Creative Commons license, can be found. Please read the terms and conditions carefully.

Recent footage

The cherry blossoms of Umanohaka

This Cherry Blossom tree is 15 meters tall and thought to be roughly 300 years old, it can be found in the town of Tabata. CollectorFukushima prefecture, Aizumisato, Umanohaka Timestamp2014/4/25 Coordinates37.440404, 139.836416

Cherry blossoms at Tsuruga castle

This castle was famous for the fierce battle which lasted a month during the Boshin Wars, and is the symbol of Aizuwakanastu City. This castle boasts a proud collection of 1,000 Cherry blossom trees that are in full bloom during spring. CollectorFukushima prefecture, Aizuwakamatsu, Tsuruga castle Timestamp2014/4/23 Coordinates37.488110, 139.929650

Weeping cherry blossom of Kassemba

Kassemba is home to a magnificent weeping cherry blossom tree which stands proudly in a brightly, contrasting field of yellow rape flowers; there is said to be a seedling of this cherry tree in Takizakura. CollectorFukushima prefecture, Nihonmatsu, Iwashiro ward Timestamp2014/4/23 Coordinates37.537904, 140.579549

Cherry blossoms at Urbandai

These are the wild and uncultivated cherry blossoms of Urabandai. Due to their altitude they bloom later than usual and are delayed by approximately one month. CollectorFukushima prefecture, Kitashiobara Timestamp2014/5/14 Coordinates37.659932, 140.051289

Excavated footage

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The footage contains many memories such as: a baby playing in its pram, drinking milk, patching up a paper sliding door and plowing snow; a spa in a train; an athletic meet; sightseeing boat; Miyakoshinkin; a “bonnet bus”; an amusement park; a fish shop and bicycles. CC Status Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs CC BY-NC-ND Title Untitled Collector Tokyo […]

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The footage shows things such as festivals, shopping street, harbour, markets and babies. CC Status Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs CC BY-NC-ND Title Untitled Collector Tokyo Geijutsu Daigaku Public Collaboration Center, NPO 20th Century Archive Sendai Location Iwate prefecture, Miyako Year Length Download no

The five year festival at Kato shrine, May 3rd, 1971. 02

Here we see a detailed recording of the five year festival in the now lost town of Ofunato. Hiradami, a fish market and the folk dance “Deer dance”. CC Status Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs CC BY-NC-ND Title The five year festival at Kato shrine, May 3rd, 1971. 02 Collector Tokyo Geijutsu Daigaku Public Collaboration Center Location Year Showa […]

The five year festival at Kato shrine, May 3rd, 1971. 01

The five year festival at Kato shrine. Suzaki group. CC Status Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs CC BY-NC-ND Title The five year festival at Kato shrine, May 3rd, 1971. 01 Collector Tokyo Geijutsu Daigaku Public Collaboration Center Location Year Showa period 40s 1971 Length Download no