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The subject of “Sekai no Hate no Nihonjin” (“Japanese at the Ends of the World”; TBS, Thurs., 7 p.m.) is Japanese people who live in remote areas outside of Japan.

Reporter Kumiko Hara visits a 39-year-old woman who lives in a Mexican village 2,000 meters above sea level. She and her husband reside with 32 people, comprising eight distinct family units. Hiro Komura travels to Namibia to meet the only Japanese tour guide in the whole African country, a 41-year-old woman who has lived there for 10 years. The reporter has to live with a tribe of locals who don’t wear any clothes. Finally, a reporter called Mr. Chin goes to a village in northern India that’s so remote it isn’t designated on any map. A 35-year-old Japanese woman, who originally went to India to study dance, lives there with her husband, who runs an ashram that has no running water and only sporadic electrical service.

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