Toppan Printing Co. has teamed up with the Palace Museum in Beijing’s Forbidden City in an effort to digitize images of the museum’s exhibits, according to organizers who unveiled the project at the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo.

Film director Masahiro Shinoda said he will examine how to best capture the immense number of artifacts at the museum, as the building is historically and architecturally significant on a number of levels.

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