March 11, 2011 14:48 Shibuya Ward, Tokyo
“Our Tokyo Studio Is Shaking Too”
NHK Broadcasting Center
March 11, 2011 15:58 Natori City, Miyagi
Aerial View of a Torrent of Mud Surging Upstream
Above Natori River
March 11, 2011 16:30 Okuma-machi, Fukushima
The Nuclear Power Plant Immediately After the Earthquake
Tepco Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant
March 11, 2011 16:40 Hachinohe City, Aomori
Damage from the Tsunami at Hachinohe
March 11, 2011 18:06 Shibuya Ward, Tokyo
Stranded Commuters Overflowing at Shibuya Station
JR Shibuya Station
Swallowed by the Tsunami
Desperately Clinging To a Telephone Line
Jinichi Sasaki Minamisanriku-cho, Miyagi
The Nuclear Accident
Amidst Angry Roars, Writing a Farewell Note to His Family
Shigeo Tsuchiya Okuma-machi, Fukushima
A Life That Couldn't Be Saved
Unable to Tell Her Son, “Run!”
Yuko Tanno Natori City, Miyagi
Foreigners’ Experience of the Disaster
Not Knowing the Word “hinan” - Evacuation
Sarah Jones Futaba-machi, Fukushima
That Day in Tokyo
We Promptly Resumed Train Operations, But...
Toshiaki Kogure Taito Ward, Tokyo
Sendai City, Kesennuma and Others
Locations: Sendai and Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture, Rikuzentakata
and Yamada in Iwate Prefecture, Okuma and Namie in Fukushima Prefecture.
Locations: Shizugawa, Shizugawa Public Hospital, Shopping Center, Wedding Hall,
Disaster-prevention Agency Office, Abandoned Parks, Shizugawa Bay, Shizugawa Fishing Port
Great East Japan Earthquake Archive
This year marks the sixth year since the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11th, 2011.
NHK’s Great East Japan Earthquake Archive is a video archive of news footage of the earthquake and
testimonies of 3.11 survivors and witnesses.
This archive aims to preserve and spread vital knowledge about how people fought to survive.
In doing so, we also hope to raise awareness and contribute to future disaster prevention.