The town’s annual dolphin drive hunt (Sept to Apr) was featured in the 2009 Academy Award-winning documentary The Cove. Since the film’s release, more activists than before, many from outside Japan, have gone to Taiji to observe or protest the annual dolphin slaughter which usually begins in September.
The Cove ~ A Documentary Film (2009)
Fast forward to 1h 17m 40s
Dawn to Death – the dolphin slaughter in Taiji. Japan
Fast forward to 13m 35s
Video of current killing methods used in the dolphin drive hunts in Taiji, Japan
For The Dolphins: The Taiji Massacres Continue
What Can You Do !