The central island of Honshu is home to over 100 million people, and its biggest city, Tokyo, is one of the largest urban metropolises on earth. But it has a wild heart – most of Honshu is mountainous.
This wilderness is home to an astonishing range of wildlife – black bears, monkeys, exquisite fireflies and even cow demons. But all across this island, from the mountains to the edge of the sea, people and nature are drawn together in the most unexpected ways.
Japan: Earth’s Enchanted Islands – Wednesday 8pm on BBC4