Throughout Japan, there are many delicious foods and drinks full of originality.The shinkansen seat table becomes a personal izakaya (Japanese-style pub) with infinite possibilities!
COVID-19 has made many menu items from famous restaurants available for takeout.Now comes a totally new kind of gourmet drama series full of information viewers want to know!
A company employee returning from business trips to various regions of the country finds takeout train station box meals and delicious foods and drinks for his shinkansen train ride home.He shares his experiences on social media as he enjoys his food.
It is a drama series that brings the infinitely expanding world of food to people everywhere who love travel, love izakaya,
and who love to eat and drink.
Toyota City in Aichi Prefecture is home to the headquarters of Toyota Motor Corporation. Whilst leading the world as a center of manufacturing, the city is mostly peaceful countryside, with 70% of its area taken up by forests, and the clear Yahagi River running throughout.
Akari, a university student living in Tokyo, returns to her family home in Toyota City for the summer holidays to tell them about the job offer she has received. However, upon returning home she is shocked to receive news that the offer has been cancelled. On top of this she learns that her beloved grandma is suffering from dementia and Akari begins to bitterly regret not returning home more often.
At the same time, her childhood friend Yutaka, who has taken over his families peach orchard, proposes to her out of the blue. Despite trying to find a job in Tokyo, Akari has yet to discover what she really wants to do with her life and is feeling unsure about her future. Then one day, her dementia-stricken grandma goes missing...
A comical and heart-warming tale about the importance of family and overcoming adversity with a smile.
The story stars a photographer. As a foodie, his life work is to capture the techniques of Washoku chefs and the beauty of foodstuffs.
His pictures feature the artistry of Washoku chefs turning colorful ingredients into beautiful cuisine in the tranquil kitchen setting. To him, capturing the craftsmanship is like shooting a passionate dancer.
His favorite food is eel. On his days off, he likes to visit various restaurants.
Scenes progress, while he eats eels and explains his obsession and knowledge of the delicacy.
One day, he was at his favorite eel restaurant when the chef came up happily to talk to him. With the head chef finally going independent, he advised the mistress to make the chef take his position as the head chef.A commotion breaks out.
Doctors are also human. That's why they can face life and death.
Full of dream and pride, Masora was working in the emergency department of a large hospital in Tokyo, when one day she is diagnosed with a complicated disease. Even though she is a doctor, she has no savings and wants to continue working...
Masora is hired as a physician in a small village clinic deep in the mountains, hiding her illness. What awaits her in "Niji-no-mura" (Rainbow Village) is a life in a shared house with two wildly strange men, who are a surgeon and a nurse!
She meets villagers with rich personalities, and while spending time laughing, crying, and sometimes fighting, she works with passion and grows as a person.
Two girls of thirtysomething, Miharu and Hana, were living in different urban cities spending dull days. Tired of such lives and hoping to rebuild their lives, they come up with the idea of moving to countryside and live together. They put it into practice but with no specific plans. The destination they picked up was “Shirakawa-Go”, which is famous area for its natural heritage sites in Gifu prefecture! …but by mistake, they arrive in a very small town which faces the declining population problem, named “Shirawaka-cho”. Though it’s not a famous city, there’s beautiful scenery of nature with mountain, river, paddy field and tea plantations. Miharu and Hana are moved by that beauty and they determine to settle down there by first sight. Now their new life starts, but gradually they come to find that living in rural is not only fun thing; there’re specific rules they can’t understand with urban common sense and it makes them shocked. However, they get into the life with people there, attracted deeply by its charm…
This drama series, starring Mone Kamishiraishi, is the adaptation of a comic book about an introverted girl who adores good food. The story is set in an old residential area in downtown Tokyo.
Ayako Yamada, or Bun, is an 18 year-old who just entered university and started living by herself. Actually, she is living together with a rabbit-like talking stuffed animal called Hokusai.
Bun tends to shy away from people and likes to live in her own imagination. She is most interested in cooking, and no matter how short of money and time she is, she always makes the effort to cook and eat well. Her cuisine maintains a good balance of vegetables, proteins, carbohydrates, and is often made as a single dish for convenience.
Bun comes up with unique self-made recipes and cooks good meals with Hokusai. Problems arise in her life, but she is happy as long as she has good food and Hokusai by her side.