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Shaved Ice Street

Okazaki City is located in the center of Aichi Prefecture. Okazaki City is famous for its unexplored and wonderful water.
Okazaki Shaved Ice Street is lined with stores where you can enjoy delicious shaved ice made with super soft water "Shinsui" and "Sensui". This documentary filmed shaved ice in ...

  • Adventure
  • Education
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Human
  • Nature
  • 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, ...

  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Travel

The Natural Lifestyle

This is a show for outdoor lovers!
The popular section “Natural” 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, harvesting rice, ...

  • Education
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature

Koi Whisperer -NISHIKIGOI-

Yamakoshi, this is the place where nishikigoi originally came from.
This is a documentary of Koi farmers in Yamakoshi.
The rice paddies overflow with water from the freshly melted snow,
as do the wild ponds in which nishikigoi are raised.
The hills and valleys overflow with water and greenery.
...

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

  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • For Women
  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

Hokkaido style

A female reporter goes out for a short trip in Hokkaido.
This program is good for adults who wants to make their travel special, slow, relaxing and comfortable.

  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • 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...

  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Science

ICT Agriculture 2

This program will show you the latest Japanese
agricultural trends using cutting edge ICT!

  • Education
  • Food/Cooking
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Science

MY SECOND HOME IN HOKKAIDO

A heartwarming documentary to show how people connect the hearts between rural and urban.
Tokachi, eastern Hokkaido, is known as Japan’s largest farming area producing wealthy agricultural, dairy, and husbandry items. In this decade, farmers in Tokachi have been hosting more than 20,000 ...

  • Education
  • Family
  • For Children
  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Reality

Niigata Aquatics

TeNY’s announcer approaches the wonder of aquatic world and makes interesting discovery in the aquarium. Let’s enjoy a beautiful aquarium and unseen side of it!

  • Art
  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Travel

Wonder Garden

Whether it be Zen gardens, tea gardens or landscape gardens, a Japanese garden is renowned for it's sublime and tranquility. Bonsai, a Japanese art form using cultivation techniques to produce miniturized but realistic representation of nature in the form of a tree in small container, has been an in...

  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature

Life in Kitashinano: The Definition of Japan

North Shinano in northern Nagano Prefecture is a place where many foreigners now call home. Why do they live in North Shinano?
Through the lives of 4 foreigners who have settled here, we rediscover the charms of Japan, the beauty of North Shinano and learn what makes Japan so special to them.

  • Art
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature

"Become the Landscape"

Nishi Awakura Village is a small village north of Okayama Prefecture with a population of
about 1,500 people.
The forest occupies 96% of the village’s area, and half of it is made up of HINOKI (cypress).
This village once thrived on forestry, but recently it has been losing it’s vibrancy due to
...

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  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature

"Become the Landscape"

Nishi Awakura Village is a small village north of Okayama Prefecture with a population of
about 1,500 people.
The forest occupies 96% of the village’s area, and half of it is made up of HINOKI (cypress).
This village once thrived on forestry, but recently it has been losing it’s vibrancy due to
...

  • Art
  • History
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature

(4k) Takeki Fujito – Ainu engraver

Mr. Takeki Fujito is the Ainu people in Japan. He lives in Lake Akan in Hokkaido.
He learned the professional skill of woodcarving from his father. He confronts the tree without drafting any drawings, and drilling at a stroke. "There are already the work in the trees, I only carve it out," he says...

  • Food/Cooking
  • History
  • Nature
  • Nature

Japan, Thousand Year of Soup Stock

This is an amazing food documentary to show thousand-year history of soup stock. The soup stock is the fundamental essence in Japanese dishes, and kombuor sea kelp, harvested in the northern sea of Hokkaido is known as the best ingredient for the stock. Now a days, the sea kelp is used not only for ...

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  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature

Koi-Baka

Narita Koi Farms raises and sells Nishikigoi (carp), or so-called the “swimming jewel”, in Komaki-shi, Aichi Prefecture. Narita Koi Farms is a small company with only seven employees, but has a unique and major characteristic. That is, they "polish(care)" the carp. They purchase young carp from farm...

  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Reality

“Koi-Baka” -from Aichi to the world-

Narita Koi Farms raises and sells Nishikigoi (carp), or so-called the “swimming jewel”, in Komaki-shi, Aichi Prefecture. Narita Koi Farms is a small company with only seven employees, but has a unique and major characteristic. That is, they "polish" the carp. They purchase young carp from farms in H...

  • Nature
  • Nature

THE CONTINENT OF ICE - THE FUTURE OF EARTH FROM ANTARCTICA -

We accompanied the observation team at a milestone when Japan began its observation for the 60th anniversary. The period of closely watching was about 4 months. Members were making a thorough investigation while staying in the outdoor huts and tents. In the summer Antarctica, the sun does not set, w...

  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Travel

The Voyage of World Spectacles

In this program, the narrator, a wayfarer, travels around the globe and introduces spectacular sceneries that are encountered along the way. Not only does it deliver all the magnificent landscapes of the places; the ecology of the wildlife that inhabit them and the activities of all things in nature...

  • Education
  • History
  • Nature
  • Nature

The Ancient Temple in the Deep Mountain

The two 80-meter waterfalls, which are worshiped as deities, tumble with a booming roar. Between them is a sacred temple where many priests come for their religious training. In the olden days, a famous general, Uesugi Kenshin, left his Buddhist statue at the temple and since then it has been revere...

  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • 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 !

  • Nature
  • Nature

Animal Theater

There are numerous animals in the Higashiyama Zoo. 
Usually we see animals over the fence. By shooting with a 4K camera, it is so clear and we can see the animals‘ “lively expressions”, “unique character”and so on.

イケメンゴリラ・シャバーニで話題の東山動植物園(名古屋市)で撮影した動物たちを紹介します。

  • Nature
  • Nature

Colorful Seasons of Ise-shima

'The G-7 Ise-Shima Summit took place at Shima-City, Mie Prefecture in May, 2016.
The Shima Peninsula is home to Japan's most sacred Shinto shrines (the Ise Shrines), and is a popular leisure resort area such as Ama woman diver hut and pearl cultivation. There are splendid delicacies especially sea...

  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • 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 !

  • Art
  • Education
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature

Amano Documentary

Takashi Amano is the founder of Nature Aquarium. In 2013, he was offered the chance to create the world’s largest nature aquarium being forty meters in length, at the Lisbon Oceanarium. The goal of this project is to portray the Earths natural beauty, which is believed to be diminishing by the day. ...

  • Nature
  • Nature

An Amazing Evolutionary Path: Penguin

The South Island of New Zealand, known as a penguin paradise, is home to the largest number of penguin species. In fact, the island is believed to be where the very first penguins appeared. Little penguins, which at night slightly lean forward when walking back and forth between their nest and the s...

  • Nature
  • Nature

Precious Blue: The Caribbean Sea -- Bonding with the Sperm Whale

Underwater videographer Ai Futaki films the world's oceans by freediving. She insists on working without air tanks so that the natural behavior of ocean creatures can be captured without being disturbed by the bubbles and sounds of her breathing. Futaki's close-up footage revealing the amazing expre...

  • Nature
  • Nature

The Ninja Birds of Kakadu: Comb-crested Jacanas

Kakadu National Park is located in the northernmost part of Australia. During the rainy season, when vast expanses of wetland appear and many aquatic insects and fish emerge, aquatic birds arrive to feed on them and breed. Among them is the Comb-crested Jacana. These unique birds use their long toes...

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  • Entertainment
  • Footage
  • History
  • Nature
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TOFUKUJI - Resplendent in Red

Tofukuji Temple, the head temple of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism, was built in 1236.
At the main entrance is Sanmon Gate, designated a National Treasure. It is the largest one of its kind among Zen temples of Japan. The site is imbued with the solemnity of Buddhism. Nineteen statues of the Buddha gr...

  • Family
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Reality

YASA YASA

Detailed coverage on a town of female divers and fishermen in the Ise-Shima region.

Ijika-cho, Toba, Mie prefecture is a small fishing harbor with a population of less than 500 where people have been living with the blessings of a bountiful sea for generations. Ijika is a town where the “wisdom o...

  • Nature
  • Nature

A Tale of Gentle Giants

During summer, the Atlantic coast between northeastern United States and southeastern Canada attracts large sea creatures such as whales, sharks that feed on the dense aggregations of plankton. To help reveal the secrets of these creatures' underwater hunting and behavior, the documentary film crew ...

  • Nature
  • Nature

Africa's Albertine Rift

The Albertine Rift covers just one percent of the Africa's area, but contains more species of vertebrate animal than anywhere else on the continent. Powerful forces below the Earth transformed the landscape and changed the climate. These radical changes forced animals and plants to mutate and evolve...

  • Nature
  • Nature

Borneo

Borneo is one of the great biodiverse eco-systems on earth. Here, the tallest rainforests on earth have thrived almost untouched for over a hundred million years, harboring an extraordinary group of creatures, including 30 species of gliding animals that have evolved to live in these forests. The lu...

  • Nature
  • Nature

China -- Roof of the World

A titanic collision between India and Asia created the tallest mountain range on earth and forced up the vast Tibetan plateau -- often described as "The Roof of the World."
Only those creatures that could adapt to hostile alpine conditions survived in the highest ecosystems on Earth.
Mutation and ...

  • Nature
  • Nature

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of 7 countries that make up the great isthmus that connects North and South America. This biodiverse hotspot, flanked by seas and divided by mountains, has 12 major ecosystems. From the annual turtle invasion on the beaches, to the dazzling birds in the clouded forests, to big cat ...