While most people would kick off their Japan adventures in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka – let’s fast forward you to Japan’s most underrated OG gem: Niigata!
Nature-esk Insta-spots…tempting food, drink…
traditional culture… What is Sakeology?
all of this after a 2 hours train ride from Tokyo!
Your Japanese journey isn’t over.
It’s time to explore more of this hidden OG gem: Niigata!
From nature…to rice and…timeless traditions.
Let’s soak in art, nature and indulge on a Japanese foodie trail
that will satisfy anyone’s cravings.
Get ready to… to ENJOY NIIGATA’s KINGDOM
Travel Salad delivers you the freshly discovered trip information throughout Japan and you are sure to find a place you want to visit! From the popular tourist sites to hot hidden spots where even the repeaters don’t know of, we will provide you with the best choices of travel information.
From the standard tourist sites to the hot hidden spots where even the repeaters don't know of, this show will provide you with the best choices of travel information. It is one of the most famous travel TV programs in Japan that has been made into a 30 minutes show to provide high quality travel spectacle in a reasonable time. Every week, travelers will introduce a various place across Japan recommending freshly selected traveling sites such as natural hot springs, gourmet spots and popular tourist sites.
“Untouchable Tourism,” a travel company run by the comedy duo Untouchable, asks celebrity guests to plan a tour! This program delivers the ultimate tour, filled with gourmet food, beautiful views, and the guest's memories. Plus, they travel to spots based on the guest’s ideas to demonstrate the appeal of the local area.
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, harvesting rice, making herbs,
visiting famous waters, and so on
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 mountain and cooking.
After a good sweat, he can enjoy a combination of beautiful scenery with a delicious meal.
Yamatoho! Is a plan to walk all 2936.9 kilometers of Kyushu Nature Trail, which connects the mountains of Kyushu. The assumed period is 365 days. The challenger of this project has been auditioning for talents active in Fukuoka since the fall of 2018, and was announced just before the start.”The intent of this project is to rediscover the beauty of the earth elements, such as the richness of nature in Kyushu and the lives of the people in Satoyama. And the two challengers grow up in an unexpected survival life, meeting and interacting with people ... the process is the highlight. This project is being implemented under the cooperation of the Ministry of the Environment Kyushu Regional Environment Office and supervision of the Kyushu Nature Trail Forum.
This program is “Outdoor Document Variety” that camp beginners (MC: comedian OGIYAHAGI) have a pleasant experience with happy friends. Because it’s difficult for them to try camping by themselves, they invite some campers who have experience camping and try camping for one day which the guests will decide.
This program will also help you release your stress and let you sit back, relax, and enjoy your time.
This series is very unique Food Traveling Show with famous French Chef Amandine Chaignot. She introduces delicious food in Hokkaido, Japan, such as Wagyu Beef, Seafood, Kombu. And she try to collaborate with local Chef living in Hokkaido and make some dishes in Japanese traditional way. This program was produced by a co-production project between HBC and French TV station.
This series has been broadcasted in France, Hong Kong, Mexico i.e. whole over the world.
Ken Tanaka, an outdoor expert, introduces the charm of camping style for all adults who want to enjoy on their days off!
"Seotuchi Biyori" is the perfect TV show for your trip to Setouchi. You can see the beautiful scenery, modern art and traditional crafts. Experience the shrines, temples and local cuisines. You can even take a peek at the local communities and their fascinating cultures!
Setouchi Biyori first aired in July 2017 incorporating many beautiful photos taken by professional photographer Takamitsu Sakamoto. He traveled to and photographed many scenes of Okayama and Hiroshima, many of which were proudly presented on Setouchi Biyori.
【Season 2】#39～#65(on going)
Setouchi Biyori's second season started in April of 2018 and welcomed
You SAKAGUCHI as a host. He was awarded the Japan Ningenryoku ("Human Skill")
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Award in 2015.
KYUSHU is located in the southern part of Japan, which is known for its beautiful nature, rich history and culture.
We hope this program gives you a look at how amazing KYUSHU is.
The wonderful scenes shot in 4K should impress and make you want to travel!
Production Cooperation: OAB Cinq Co., Ltd, Muse Television, SAL Pro. Inc.,
The number of cruise ships arrived in Japan and foreign passengers by cruise ships have been recorded the highest number ever last year. In the program, we introduce Japanese culture in countryside linked with domestic cruise ships. Singaporean reporter, Anita Kapoor, and Malaysian photographer, Andy Kho experience the Japanese spirit of “Wa” such as traditional culture, pop culture, and a new culture born both from tradition and contemporary fusion based culture while visiting cruise ship's port of calls and surrounding areas. We present the charm of Japan worldwide to increase inbound tourists.
■ Episode list
＃1 Yo-kai World（SHIMANE・TOTTORI）
＃2 Traditional Scenery and Pop Culture（TOTTORI）
＃3 World-famous Silver Mine and Kagura（SHIMANE)
＃4 Kimono Project（FUKUOKA)
＃5 Experience the tradition in ancient capital（ISHIKAWA）
＃6 Special Edition & Cruise Trip
What will happen if you leave your travel to other’s hand?
Each has his own preference in Travel plan and it reflects your thought, perspective and even view of life. So, following other’s travel plan can give you a new way to enjoy trip that you have never come up with!
There are four people of different generation, gender, career and personality who travel together in Okinawa with their own travel plans. One wants to be active and make the plan full of outdoor activities, other wants it to be quite rough and flexible so that he can use time for his own habit. They are so different from each other. There is a rule that only one plan among them will be chosen by lot and everyone has to follow the lot-chosen “organizer’s” plan even if that doesn’t suit their taste. It’s a great chance to have brand new perspective and experience at the same time however they sometimes grow apart possibly leading to conflicts….
ONSEN is a quintessential part of Japanese culture.
A popular reporter from abroad travels around KYUSHU looking for a variety of Japan's original culture.
They had lots of wonderful experiences enjoying ONSEN and encounters.
Production Cooperation: Muse Television, Oita Asahi Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
In this TV program, we explore hidden destination Sanin- a district located in south-west Japan-and report on its rich experiential tourism.
We will take you on a journey enjoying seafood gourmet at Sakai port, experiencing cultural activities such as one of the authentic Japanese dance, “Yasugi-bushi” workshop, discovering history of Matsue Castle, “Tatara Iron history” in Unnan City, and encountering the magnificent views of nature; the Tottori Sand Dunes and Mt. Daisen.
We Love Fishing: In this program, Haruka, who is a complete beginner in fishing, and Ami, who often goes fishing on weekends, go wild fishing and catching big or rare fish, such as yellowtail, rockfish, and bullhead, in the sea, rivers, and lakes in the vast lands of Hokkaido. The “pops,” who serves as the director of this program and loves fishing and pretty girls, kindly gives guidance to the two “fishing girls.”
One fun part of fishing is to cook fish well and enjoy it. In this program, Ami, a very beautiful fishing girl, shows her specialty dishes. Haruka, on the other hand, has a hard time because she is not good at cooking! They aim to become fishing girls with cooking skills!
Magnificent nature,hot springs, rich variety of food like fresh fish or Wagyu…
There are lots of charms in KYUSHU.
In this program, the popular talents from Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong travel around, and they feel Genki (energized) by the sights and activities.
Production Cooperation: Muse Television
Go around Kyushu, it looks for a delicious meal. Powerful helper in there! Taxi driver knows anything about local thing. Driver's recommendation, ask to introduce a cheap and delicious restaurant. No rehearsal, slapstick journey.
去九州去，寻找美味的一餐。 强大的帮手在那里！ 出租车司机知道当地的事情。 司机的建议，要求介绍一个便宜又美味的餐厅。 没有排练，闹闹的旅程。
Oita has Japan's best. That is ONSEN (hot spring).
The number of hot springs and the yield of hot water in Oita is the largest in Japan.
Hot springs in Oita are available in a rich variety including steam bath, sand bath, mud bath…
This program introduces the best ways to enjoy ONSEN as well as the charm of the regional cuisine, art, natural scenery, and much more.
Oita is the real ONSEN Paradise!!
"OHENRO"is amulti-site pilgrimage of 88 temples on the island of Shikoku, Japan.
Three animated girls do pilgrim of 88 holy sites in Shikoku on foot, providing information about gourmet and must-see historical spots along the route. In the show, POV(Point-Of-View) shots are used in order to inducing audience to think about doing pilgrim by their own.
What makes a person attractive and charming? Some may say a good personality, being knowledgeable in various fields, being an expert in one area, or having cultural understanding etc. Do you think you are charming enough? Topics covered include economy, history, culture, music and much more. Each episode has a theme titled as "Let’s go to ... to enhance your charm!" and presents the viewers with various video clips that stimulate their intellectual curiosity. By watching these videos, the presenters and the viewers are able to raise their level of attractiveness. "Charming Workers’ Directory" section draws attentions to occupations and its professionals who are not often spotlighted. This is a variety program that feeds the viewers’ intellectual curiosity with tips to enrich their personal charm.
Long-Running Fishing Show with a 40-Year History
This program is a fishing documentary show started in 1983, one of the oldest fishing TV shows in Japan. Bringing you famous fishing spots such as seas, lakes and rivers all over Japan. Even fishing veterans will be inspired to discover the fun of fishing. This authentic fishing program is a Japanese classic. Also, this program shows how to cook some fresh "catch", so it's also appealing for foodies or people who are into cooking.
We got up close with the athletes who pour their hearts into triathlons.
Ironman participants' journeys across the sea begin at Itsukushima Shrine, the symbol of the World Heritage Site Miyajima Island. The challenge of the Chugoku Mountains awaits them. The athletes must pedal their way up a total of 850 meters. The Miyajima International Power Triathlon cuts a 77.5 kilometer course through Hatsukaichi City, and is to be completed by swimming, biking, and running. All participants, each with their own personal goals, have their eyes fixed firmly on the finish line.
Make Fishing a Part of Your Daily Life
The program is a fishing documentary that is packed with content for beginners as well as intermediate and advanced anglers who are struggling to improve their fishing game. This program conveys not only techniques, but also the true joy of fishing and the culture that fishing has fostered. In this program, we will show you not only the techniques of fishing, but also the real thrill of fishing. We want to take you to a world of fishing that you have never encountered before - to make fishing a part of your daily life. Good for beginners.
This is a program that we depends on the trip by a map which children draw their hometown and rediscover familiar places from their unique perspective.At this time, they head to Iseshima where one of famous Japan's tourist spot.
Japanese former football player, Masakiyo Maezono takes a dog for a leisurely walk! The interaction with the animals and their owners during the walk is unintentionally heartwarming!
He also visited the popular Animal Café - not only dogs and cats, but also many unusual pets such as a pig and an anteater! Enjoy a moment of healing by many cute animals.