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Through a global conflict in a small fishing town in Japan, the film offers new insights towards the whale & dolphin controversy.
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    MEET US AT THE PREMIERE!

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    LET'S GO TO TAIJI!

    Taiji is one of the most beautiful towns in Japan. Megumi will meet you there and take you to a tour to learn all about their fascinating 400-year history of whaling. You'll also meet the mayor, Kazutaka Sangen, and ask him any questions about the town. (Schedule needs to be coordinated. Limited to a group of 10 or less. For a bigger group, please consult us.) Friendly and respectful groups only. No protest, or hostile activities, please! Travel costs are not included in the reward.

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