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23 Program(s)
  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Education
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

The Natural Lifestyle Special

This
is a show for outdoor lovers!
The popular section
“The Natural Lifestyle” that is being broadcast
on Niigata's information program “Evening Wide Niigata Ichiban”
has been made into a series.
Introducing seasonal trekking, apprentices who live with nature,
apprenticeships, rice planting, ...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature

TEPPEN MESHI!!

This is an outdoor document variety program about a famous voice actor “Shimba Tsuchiya”
climbing a mountain to the top and cooking a meal!
Before becoming a voice actor, he studied about acting, so he has strength and energy and
good athletic abilities. This is first time for him to climb a mou...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • Travel

(4K) Soratabi 3000km - coastline of Hokkaido

This program is recorded by 3000km length of the coastline in Hokkaido. Only by watching the coastline, we can find the undiscovered fantastic scenery in Hokkaido. The coastline shows impressive shape, and is full of various discoveries and stories. Along the coastline, it’s thrilling and so easy to...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Travel

Akita Hot Spring Journey Hachimori Isaribi Onsen Hatahata-Kan

"Hachimori Isaribi Onsen Hatahata-kan"in Akita Prefecture is a hot spring with stunning views of the Sea of Japan. Not only the hot spring itself, but the tourist spots around it will also be introduced in the program.

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Travel

Akita Hot Spring Journey Utto Onsen Matagi-no-Yu

This hot spring is located in the northern part of Akita Prefecture, an area called Ani, Visitors can learn about the traditional Matagi culture in that area and get to know the attractiveness of the hot spring.

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • Travel

(4K) Colorful Hokkaido strolling in the sky

"Drone" equipped with 4K camera shows great beautiful land "Hokkaido" in Japan. We shoot for a long period of time over the four seasons. You must be enchanted with Hokkaido !

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

(4K) White wonder land Hokkaido

Drone" equipped with 4K camera shows wonder land "Hokkaido" in Japan. This program is focusing on winter season. Drifting ice is such a work of art !

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Entertainment
  • Reality
  • Travelogue

Far Away Neighbours

Adventurous Places, Unbelievable Stories!
Is this a simple travel show? – NO!
A documentary show? – NO!
The format offers a mix of unimaginable adventure and human stories!
A traveler goes in search for their fellow countrymen in faraway places.

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • Simulation

Challenge of the Chalk Lands: Kazakhstan (Japanese Title : 白亜の絶景 秘められた謎に迫る~カザフスタン~)

Kazakhstan is a vast nation with dramatic and unexpected landscapes. One of them is the chalk lands—snow-white mountains with towering cliffs made of pure chalk. This spectacular landscape is little known outside Kazakhstan, but that's going to change; a film crew from Japan is about to reveal this ...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Chile's Island of Extremes: Madre de Dios (Japanese Title : 南米 最果て 謎の無人島へ~チリ・多島海~)

Madre de Dios Island is one of six thousand islands comprising an archipelago southwest of Chile, South America. Access to this uninhabited island near the center of the archipelago is extremely difficult as the island is located in one of the world's most famous rainstorm regions known as the "Furi...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Climbing Giants: The Mighty Redwoods

Redwoods are among the world's largest living organisms. Some grow higher than 100 meters and live to be more than 3,000 years old. A belt of redwood forest stretches along the west coast of California in the United States. By using the latest advances in tree climbing, this program reveals an entir...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Explorers of the Deep: Bahamas Blue Holes

Nearly a thousand caves dot the ocean floor near the Bahamas, southeast of the Florida peninsula. These "blue holes" are limestone caves that have formed over the course of 350,000 years. There's little oxygen in the water in these caves, making it incredibly transparent with an over 100-meter visib...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Hidden Gems: Brazils Land of Diamonds (Japanese Title : 封印されたダイヤモンドの大地~ブラジル)

Brazil, South America, is home to a region veiled in secrecy where until recently few were allowed to enter. The region's towering cliffs and tumbling waterfalls offer clues to a rich geological past, but the most sparkling secrets are hidden within the sand -- for this is a land of diamonds; a worl...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Land of Extremes: Ethiopia (Japanese Title : エチオピア大横断~地球3000万年の鼓動に迫る~)

Ethiopia -- the scorched earth of Africa. This is a place where temperatures soar to more than 55 degrees Celsius while at the same time cooler high-altitude lakes feed some of Africa's most spectacular waterfalls. For the past 30 million years, volcanic activity has created a uniquely diverse terra...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Land of Fire Mountains: Java, Indonesia (Japanese Title : 火山密集 ジャワ島1000キロを行く~インドネシア~)

The island of Java in Indonesia lies above four tectonic plates: the Eurasian, Pacific, Australian, and Philippine Sea plates. This mighty convergence gives rise to one of the most volcanically active places on earth. When the volcanic island of Krakatau last erupted in the late 19th century, it sen...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Mystical Lands of Stone: China (Japanese Title : 奇跡の絶景“石の海”“石の森”~中国 奇岩地帯を飛ぶ~)

Southern China -- home to some of nature's greatest landscapes. In one part of China, a sea of strange stones washes over the undulating landscape, and in another, an alien forest of precipitous rocks towers 400 meters above the ground. To unravel the mysteries of these geological wonders, a team of...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Riches of the Reef: Indonesia's Raja Ampat (Japanese Title : “奇跡の海”謎に迫る~インドネシア ラジャ・アンパット~)

Indonesia's Raja Ampat is home to some of the most spectacular marine life in the world. It is known as "the Miracle Sea," and a team of filmmakers from Japan will find out why as they dive into this secret world for the first time. They'll reveal the riches of the glowing coral reefs that light up ...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Russia's Heart of Fire: The Kamchatka Peninsula

Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire where most of the world's volcanoes can be found. It's a land densely clustered with volcanoes -- many still active. While making this program, the camera crew was able to capture footage from the sky and on the ground. They even go...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

Seeking the Source: The Mighty Amazon (Japanese Title : 神秘の大河 アマゾン 3つの不思議に迫る)

Set off on an adventure to explore deep inside Peru, South America. Travel along the Amazon, the largest river in the world, and take a closer look at its relatively unknown mid-to upstream regions. The journey begins upstream from Iquitos at an elevation of only 100 meters and then continues for a ...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

The Chameleon Desert: Namibia (Japanese Title : ナミブ 七色に輝く不思議な砂漠)

The Namib Desert stretches far along the Atlantic coast of southern Africa. One area in particular, the Namib Sand Sea in Namibia, a recent addition to the World Heritage list, is a gigantic store of one trillion cubic meters of sand that produces the world's most beautiful sand dunes. These sand du...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

The Great Thaw: Siberia (Japanese Title : 極寒シベリア~一瞬の夏のスペクタクル)

Siberia is one of the coldest regions in the world, and the effect this has on the land is dramatic. Every winter, the mighty Lena River freezes, but as spring arrives, the rising temperatures cause an incredible change to take place in what is known locally as Redahoto -- the Great Thaw. What begin...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Nature

The Secret Mountain: Papua New Guinea

On New Britain Island in Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific, is one of the most unique, unspoiled jungles in the world. Although it's been extremely difficult for research teams to go into this jungle until now, new explorations have begun to paint an overall picture of the jungle floor. Viewed f...

  • Adventure
  • Adventure
  • Human
  • Nature

Beyond the Summit ― the challenge of Nobukazu Kuriki

Kuriki, after graduating high school and moving to Tokyo, was unable to find a goal in life. He became a hikikomori, withdrawn from society and voluntarily shut in his home. However after becoming enchanted by mountains, within only three years he conquered summits on six of the seven world continen...