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Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

  • Release Date: May 12, 2010
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Jessica Oreck


Japan is one of the most crowded nations on Earth, with 128 million people stuffed into a space roughly the size of Montana (a state whose population in less than a million), so it makes sense that the Japanese people are fascinated by insects, small but hardy creatures that thrive in cramped and challenging environments. In Japan, insects are often kept as pets, breeding and selling the right breeds of beetles can be a very profitable business, enthusiasts watch insects and chart their sightings like...more

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