Spotlight: Asian arts
Discover the arts of the Asian continent: Do you know the true story of Mulan? Who was Hokusai? What is a samurai? Who built the Forbidden City? Everything you've always wanted to know about China, Japan, and much more in our playlist!

In 1974, farmers digging a well near their small village stumbled upon one of the most important finds in archaeological history – vast underground chambers surrounding a Chinese emperor’s tomb that contained more than 8,000 life-size clay soldiers ready for battle. Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen shares the fascinating history of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.

Content produced by : TED Ed

On the agenda
video - 4:31
The incredible history of China’s terracotta warriors
By: Ted Ed
video - 10:46
The Art of the Samurai: Japanese Warrior Armor
By: Artrageous with Nate
video - 16:59
The Great Wave by Hokusai
By: Great Art Explained
video - 4:29
What makes the Great Wall of China so extraordinary
By: Ted Ed
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Step inside Forbidden City, the home of Chinese Emperors
By: Google Arts & Culture
video - 35:00
A Brief History of Japanese Art
By: Behind the masterpiece