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Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Looking Forward to a Bug's Life

Clip: Season 12 | 2m 24s

The teachings of Buddhism center around the concept of reincarnation: the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth, which was heavily tied to the Shinto confidence in nature's seasons, and into Shinto's animistic beliefs, in the possibility of being reborn as any living creature, including insects.

Aired: 05/17/11

Rating: TV-PG

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