The Media of Finland composes of Books, films, and news. Here is a list of some of them.
The official news station of Finland is the FHK (Japanese:フィンランド放送協会 Finrando Hōsō Kyōkai, Finnish:Suomen Yleisradion). It is controlled and funded by the Finnish Government (it works just like OTL NHK in Japan). The FHK headquarters is in Helsinki and Toyohokkäi.
A major film company is the Kääsödani Elokuva founded by Karoliina Aaltonen in 1918. Also there is a Theatre with the same name that also runs all these films.
Mystic Cherry (1906)
This film is noted one of the first in Finland (and possibly the first film to be created in the world). The film is about a lady (who very loosely resembles OTL Minoriko Aki) trying to grow cherries in her backyard. It was written by Karoliina Aaltonen, a female Shintoist.
Mystic Garden (1919)
Made by Karoliina Aaltonen and is the sequel to Mystic Cherry. It features the same lady (who loosely resembles OTL Minoriko Aki); its about the lady who had successfully grown cherries in her backyard but then faces trouble by a cherry eating bird, so she soon plants a special cherry, and soon after the bird ate the special cherry, the bird expands and floats away into the air before exploding.
Imperial Night (1927)
Empress Sonja Komeiji own animation film. It is about a Nurse who stole the moon and replaced it with a fake one, and so the Shrine Maiden has to hunt down whoever put the fake moon before 0:00 strikes and the land would be shut off, and the Shrine Maiden after a few battles manages to win and soon defeats the Nurse and has brought back the real moon again.
Eternal Night (1953)
This is an sci-fi anime film made by Sanelma Hatoyama (female, Shintoist). It is about Minoriko Aki during the bad winter storm in Finland in 1783, in which she is trying to grow her garden; and soon problems grew as this winter never ended; and by 1788 Sweden had invaded Russia; and soon Minoriko Aki decided to intervene and stop the invasion, but as its winter, her powers mostly fail to work; so she finds Sirkku to help stop the Swedish invasion, and she agreed; so Sirkku went to fend off the Swedish invasion, and crushed Sweden in the process; however Sirkku went on to have a permanent winter world-wide and proceeds to freeze more of Europe including Hungary and France; in 1790 the Finns and Minoriko Aki, along with some help from somewhere in the East managed to defeat Sirkku and have the seasons back to normal.
The Missing Boot (1954)
A comedic film by Hemminki Fukuzawa, this film pokes fun at the Italians (particulariy Naples); it is about if the land of Naples (aka the area that makes the shoe) if it was sunken, and tells about how radical Venice would control Northern Italy and all the Popes would have no feet due to no Naples; and that any North American colony founded by Venice that all towns and cities they establish become exactly like Venice, with the only way to get around is either by boats, walking, or biking. Soon Venice collapses by 1890 due to a Mega Typhoon in the Mediterranean sinking the city as well as more of Northern Italy. Later another Mega Typhoon hits all the Venice colonies in North America and sinks them all as well. By the end of the film, the Italian Mountains are conquered by the Anglo-German Union and are now filled with Swiss style banks and Swiss Alps becomes home for Rally Racing.
The Northern Capital (1954)
A sci-fi mythical anime film created by Bertta Suzuki (female Shintoist). This film is about three ladys who tour a Northern Capital and find it filled with magic and few other stuff, and they explore it. It features some creatures from Japanese mythology, specifically kappa, satori, Kasa-obake, Tengu, and Yōkai. The three ladys, who happen to be Shrine Maidens have to find clues to chase after the Phoenix, before it causes great disruption not only for the Northern Capital, but the rest of Asia. After a while, soon the other citizens in the Northern Capital help out the three ladys and near the end, they fight this Phoenix and manage to defeat it. Soon the Phoenix is put in a special house for it to be maintained and be turned good.
Ennen Vanhaan (1955)
This film has Finland looking more like if it was in a Feudal Japan situation around 1480s-1540s had it been independent in 1400s.
Here is a list of some of the popular manga in Finland:
Written and drawn by Empress Orvokki Komeiji, the series is an action-adventure, as well as a satire; the manga stars a new character, Utsuho Reiuji and is set in a completely fictional location, called Feudal Chôxenyama.
In the series, Utsuho Reiuji goes around Feudal Chôxenyama and tries to take control of some areas for herself, while at the same time fighting some Yakuza and Cartels from her territory.
Hōrō-sha (放浪者; Wanderer) is the first short story manga written and drawn by Shizuka Minkkinen. In this manga, Soilikki Mikkola walks around a few Finnish cities and towns, looking around and maybe buys a few things, but other than that she just wanders. Care-free of course.
Tabibito (旅人, Traveller) is the sequel to Hōrō-sha and as such is also written and drawn by Shizuka Minkkinen. In the series, Soilikki Mikkola travels around the world, and she visits Kōchi, Sendai, Hakodate, Seoul, Busan, Shanghai, Hanoi, Taipei, Budapest, Belgrade, and Esmoriz. In the end, she returns to Kokkola.
雷雨 (Raiu, Thunderstorm) is another manga written and drawn by Shizuka Minkkinen. Here, Soilikki Mikkola travels around a few places and decides to observe and take note of a few violent thunderstorms. She eventually also sees a few tornadoes and also had went through a few monsoons. Overall, Soilikki Mikkola had enjoyed her experience with the extremes of weather.
冒険家 (bōkenka; adventurer) is the fourth manga by Shizuka Minkkinen. Here, Soilikki Mikkola travels the Himalayas and goes to find stuff. She also happens to run into a few criminals and challengers, in which Soilikki Mikkola was able to defeat easily.
Alkuräjähdys (Big Bang) is a satire fan manga made by a female artist, pen-name Masayuki. It has Utsuho Reiuji destroying the Moon with her nuclear sun attack, which not only makes all nations automatically lose the Moon Race, but the Earth falls out of orbit soon freezing all the land and water, and soon Neptune begins to store life. Once Neptune was able to store life, Finland and Hungary managed to be re-created there and live on and the only religions found there was Shintō and Buddhism.
Perhonen is another fan manga, by another female artist. It has Yuyuko Saigyouji visit a few nations to spread the butterflies around, to bring peace and harmony to all.
Himalayas is another fan manga by a female artist. It has Youmu Konpaku challenging some Yakuza to a street race around the mountain side in the Himalayas, and in it many Yakuza members die in some ways, and in the end Youmu Konpaku is the victor and kills the rest of the Yakuza that tried to fight her because she won.
Auringonlasku is a fan manga by a female artist. It has both Soilikki Mikkola and Yuyuko Saigyouji going around and peacefully solving the diplomatic relations of European and Asian nations alike and eventually bring the people together for eternal peace worldwide.
Juna Länteen' (A Train from the West) is a fan manga by another female artist. It has Youmu Konpaku who tries to investigate a mysterious train that arrived in a train station from the West, only to find that there is nothing in there and that its haunted; in the end, Youmu Konpaku manages to finally decide to destroy the old haunted train station, effectively ridding of the curses it brought.
Hylätty Palatsi (Abandoned Palace) is a fan manga by a female artist. It has Yuyuko Saigyouji walking around in a forest to find a palace that has been abandoned for 1000 years, and soon investigates it; later finding it filled with mysterious stuff, and later leaving the palace; and in the end Utsuho Reiuji had moved to the palace, riding of the mysterious stuff that roamed in the palace.
Hiljainen Syntinen Sininen
Hiljainen Syntinen Sininen is a manga written and created by Shizuka Minkkinen's sister, Maija Kawashima. It has Sayuri Mikkola as the solo main character. (the plot of the whole manga series is the same as otl Silent Sinner in Blue, but with no Reimu Hakurei and no Marisa Kirisame).
This manga is also the first of the Itäinen Projekti series, by Maija Kawashima.
Chireiden (地霊殿; Palace of the Earth Spirits) is a manga created and written by both Shizuka Minkkinen and her sister Maija Kawashima. The manga has both Sayuri Mikkola and Soilikki Mikkola as the main characters.
The Music of Finland is a mix of Finnish and Japanese. Some popular music genres are Jazz, Regē (レゲエ), Heavy Metal currently.
Some popular musicians/bands are Toshiaki Maijala (who's music is similar to otl Bob Marley); Kanami Hyvönen with her Hakodate band; Kimiko Heikiinen with her Syntetisaattori (Synthesizer).
Ievan Polkka is one of the popular songs in Finland.
The Finnish Maiden (Finnish: Suomi-neito; Japanese:スオミネイト; Nirandogo:すおみねいと) is a drawing by a Finnish female artist (Suzuki I) in 1774. She has black/dark brown hair, dark red eyes, red and white dress, red bow tied to her hair, and holding a gohei. It was adopted as a national personification of Finland in the same year.
The Finnish Maiden was originally only drawn by dissidents of the Suzuki family (Suzuki I, Suzuki II, Raili Suzuki, Mikaela Suzuki; all of which are female). At various points in history, the Finnish Maiden was used in propaganda, and such instances are:
- In 1777, when Suzuki I painted Seppo Ilmarinen teaching the Suomi-neito about the metals, with a factory in the distance. This was drawn to promote industrialisation.
- In 1783, during the harsh winters, Suzuki I drawn the Suomi-neito dealing with a bad storm, waving the Finnish flag with pride and strength (aka it encourages the Finns to not give in as there is hope).
- In 1850, Suzuki II drew the Suomi-neito kicking Neapolitans and the giant shoe (which is in the shape of the Naples land on OTL Italian Peninsula) out of Bhārat with the description "Ainoa asia, joka Napoliset potkaisee ulos on itsestään." (Finnish for: The only thing that Neapolitans will kick out is themselves.). This was the year when Naples declared war on Bhārat after the Bhāratis had attacked the colony of Tamilia.
- In 1852, Suzuki II drew the Suomi-neito standing tall on the large islands (representing the Republic of Kazami) using her power to destroy and drown the Malouinas' ships with the caption 'Varo kivan!' (Finnish for: Beware the nice ones! [Basically what it means is that the Finnish government is usually friendly and peaceful, but can get angry when things go wrong or invasion/foreigners spreading their propaganda in Finland and Finnish territories etc.]). This was drawn after Malouinas tried to spread the beauharnism ideology to the Finnish puppet state, Republic of Kazami. Soon in 1853 Malouinas apologised to Kazami and sent them a gift of fishes; and Kazami accepted the apology and fishes.
- In 1858, Suzuki II drew the Suomi-neito near a government building, that promotes independent thinking (aka Independent (politician)). This was during the time when France tried to spread the socialism-beauharnism to its allies. Something similar was drawn in 1859 again.