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.
This is a documentary drama for encouraging migrants to make a living in the country side.
One of the 2 characters is a woman who aspires to become an Architectural designer who's personality has a tendency to jump the gun and a man who wants to start a classic café business but he is wavering about migrating to Gifu pref. This is a road movie style drama which travels to 4 towns along with many surprises.
The original series was a youthful comedy, “Oh, Boy! We Really Are Sailing!” which featured two female college students who aspired to become sea navigators. In this 2nd Season, the girls have completed their sea training and graduated from college, and the focus is on their journey as they take their first steps as sailors.
In addition, this production weaves stories of real crew members into the storyline such as their “astounding experiences” on the high seas as well as back on land; stories that beckon you to the thrilling world of “mariners” (ship navigators/engineers) whose existence is crucial to life in Japan.
愛在香港 / 恋爱香港
Director Kenta Yamada (Ryo Yoshizawa) and his assistant director Aya Hirakawa (Fumika Baba) are in Hong Kong filming a documentary featuring the Japanese celebrity Elly (Moga Mogami) and her jaunts in the city. However, during filming, Elly is kidnapped by Daniel (Kaoru Nagata), a man who lives in Hong Kong. Amidst the uproar, Kenta meets a woman named Maki (Eiko Koike). Maki has come to Hong Kong to meet a man she got to know through a dating website, but has yet to see him. Daniel, who kidnapped Elly, did so believing that she is his sweetheart. In actuality, Maki didn’t have the confidence to use her own image, so she had used Elly’s face as her online icon. Thus when Daniel saw Elly, he immediately jumped to the conclusion that she was the woman he longed to meet. Through the most unusual circumstances, the paths of five people become entangled as they scurry around the city of Hong Kong to reach their goals.
SanukiToyoha-ma Chosa Matsuri is held in Kanonji, a city in Kagawa Prefecture facing the Seto Inland Sea. Chosa are floats which carry large drums and performers. The matsuri is held to pray for bumper crop harvests, safety at sea, and large fish hauls. It is held for three days, and ends on the second Sunday of October. The highlight of the matsuri is the sight of about 20 floats decorated with extravagant gold thread embroidery, which are carried grandly by bearers wearing elegant and stylish happi coats.
Popular comedian “Udo-chan” –who is loved by people of all ages goes on a carefree trip and encounters beautiful sceneries, local foods and local people. This TV show is started in 2003; as of December 2018, it has been broadcasted on 8 networks.
Udo-chan makes a new discovery through the most well-known tourist attractions, and brings a different perspective! This program presents the charms of a lot of Japanese places where many guidebooks do not mention.
'Megumi Kanbayashi has been a freelance writer for five years. As a just-turned-30 single woman, she is beginning to feel the pangs of marriage anxiety. One day, Megumi’s editor brings her an idea for a series to be offered on the internet. It’s a novel premise - advertise for a single male looking for a relationship; then he picks a restaurant for a blind date during which “he woos her over a meal.” Megumi loves the idea of a free, delicious meal and seizes the opportunity. And so begins the search for candidates for “Wine, Dine and Woo Me” column series! Here is a delightful comedy-cum-food show which follows Megumi on various dinner dates as she searches for love and the ideal mate. Actual restaurants in Tokyo are featured in every episode and the latest news about them are posted on the series’ Website.
Award-Winning New Technique Combining "Scripted" and "Non-Scripted"
Visit more than 20 Internationally Acclaimed Architectural Masterpieces
Haruno Fuji (26), an office worker who dreams of opening a café, meets Chiaki Uekusa (55),an architectural modeler who enjoys touring nostalgic buildings, on social media. As they tour famous locations, Fuji becomes intrigued by Chiaki's unusual values, ways of perceiving life, and perspectives. This is the story of one woman's growth through repeated setbacks and struggles.
The people guiding Fuji and Chiaki through the famous buildings are real experts, and conversations with these guides are filmed unscripted.
Let's visit more than 20 famous Japanese buildings in Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka, and enjoy lunch with them! This drama recieved one of the most prestigious awards in Japan.
Award-Winning Drama about Unknown Kyoto
This is a drama that allows you to enjoy Kyoto's restaurants that are not on tourist guides and that only Kyoto residents know about. Kana, a Tokyo resident, happens to stay in Kyoto for a short period of time. Kana visits real stores day after day and discovers the charms of Kyoto through conversations with store clerks. All parts of her interactions with shopkeepers were filmed using ad-libs. This popular drama has been highly acclaimed for its technique of blending scripted segment and non-scripted segment.
●Won the Grand Prix at the 8th ATP Kamigata Program Awards
●Won the 57th Galaxy Honors for programs recommended
●First place in the Japanese film category on the Chinese Douban website for 2020