Do you think traveling in Japan cost a lot? Actually not that much. There are so many yummy food, tourist activities and quality accommodations that can be enjoyed with reasonable prices. This program will show you the tips of budget trip in Japan!
In this show, these hosts below visit Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Kanazawa and Awaji Island.
Fallindebu hassy - one of the top food KOLs of Japan, who eats at 1000 restaurants a year
Hina Kagei - TikToker with 5.7 million followers
Honoka Tsuchiya - 2019 Miss Japan Grand Prix
They show us the best way to enjoy each city. Their budget is JPY50,000 including transportation and accommodation. The journey is full of local specialties, tourist attractions and fun activities!
ウドちゃんの旅してゴメン！特別編 新春SP 2021
A special edition of the free-spirited travel program that's filled with friendly communication, smiles, and kindness.
The program heads to Shiga Prefecture. Our guest is... artist Takanori Nishikawa!
Born and raised in Shiga, Takanori Nishikawa is Shiga's "Furusato Tourism Ambassador."
Udo is another Shiga expert (probably) and the two of them are from the same generation.
This affectionate Shiga Prefecture episode is full of features, including famous Shiga products and places Udo and Nishikawa have never been before!
Don't miss their friendly trip, or their matching face masks specially-made for this program!
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
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
Waka-chan and Fuku-chan are trying to make the best Sumo-style Hot Pot!
Waka-chan, who is an ex-grand champion of Sumo, and Fuku-chan, who is a famous comedian, are trying to make the best Chanko Nabe (Sumo style hot pot).
They go on a 120-kilometer motorbike trip to find local ingredients. Get excited about the secrets of the foods you thought you knew! At the final destination, they'll make Chanko hot pot for 100 people! If the locals say it's good, the mission is complete!!
*** available in English subtitles
ウドちゃんの旅してゴメン 新春SP 2020
The regular popular program “Udo-chan’s Trip” has been aired for 17 years. And the special series has been aired for 10 years.
Udo-chan travels to Mikawa Bay in Aichi prefecture. During his trip, he is with a talented actor, Ryuta Sato and an idol, Ami Inamura known as “God swing pitch” during the opening ceremony. Their trip at Nishio station is the place, which Udo-chan has already visited 4times. They visit the Pizza & Steak restaurant, which Udo-chan every time goes and the master and the nice antique atmosphere make them feel comfortable. Then they find a lovely café and meet a maniac master, who takes his coffee seriously. They admired the rich taste of coffee. After the coffee shop, they head to the tea shop because Nishio-city is famous for Tea, but the shop is closed. Therefore, they go to the memorial park and find a clock tower, which has a button and starts playing local songs. They choose “Nishio de LaLa” (LaLa at Nishio City) randomly and dance with the pop melody. They had so much fun. At the end, they have seafood lunch and go to see a sunset by “Tuk-Tuk”!!
It is a beautiful scenery and they look back to their teenage years with nostalgic feelings.
“Made in Japan” is Japan’s pride. On the background, the uniqueness of Japan such as the craftsman commitment, the blessings of nature and the technology have a worldwide reputation.
In this program, reporters set off on a journey to discover the JAPAN PRIDE. They find the charm of Japanese products while interacting with the people associated with it.
Moreover, they stroll around the areas where the products were born and the surrounding tourist spots. A photographer takes pictures of the charm and introduces them. This is a travel program that features knowing Japanese charm through Japanese products.
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 is a gourmet variety program in which a battle breaks out between a comedian Gori as “the Phantom thief GORI” versus “the Gourmet Detective Team”. Five female announcers are subordinates of GORI research and introduce the fancy gourmet dishes from their regions. They have looked for these dishes for over one year and they are filled with a lot of appealing specialties such as highest quality hotpot and amazing sweets.
The two parties fight a fierce battle in games concerning the prefecture Aichi in which the program is set!
Most exquisite gourmet food presented one after another.
The show covers closely on a big project in which “Onchan,” the mascot for HTB, brings snow from Hokkaido to Taiwan and Thailand respectively, together with a student from each country. The student from Taiwan made a snowman for the first time ever for her mother at home. With the help of a professional snowman maker in Abira Town, which is famous for snowman making, in the central part of Hokkaido, the student made a 40-cm-tall pretty snowman. Was she able to bring the snowman to Taiwan successfully before it melted away?
Meanwhile, the student from Thailand who is studying in Higashikawa Town in the Northern part of Hokkaido filled a Styrofoam box with snow weighing about 150 kg and brought it to his school back in Thailand. The event was such a blast that a local TV broadcasted it live! Onchan’s unique journey to Taiwan and Thailand with the sincere hope of bringing snow from Hokkaido for everyone to enjoy, which touched the heart of people who saw snow for the first time in their lives – “Onchan Asia e iku!” is totally different from other travel programs. Don’t miss it!
On the hunt for noodle dishes, we will walk 350 km across the entire San’in Region, following Route 9 from Tsuwano in Shimane Prefecture to Iwami in Tottori Prefecture.
We will show you delicious noodles such as ramen, udon, soba and pasta on each episode. A journey (full) of encounters with heart-warming locals and noodles, while walking 15 - 20 km a day.
Come along and enjoy the feeling of walking together through the landscape of San’in, where you can feel its four seasons!!
Japanese famous comedian, Mr. Doronzu Ishimoto visits places in Tottori and Shimane Prefecture, interacting with locals and enjoying having delicious foods! On each episode, he draws a card saying the theme of the trip, and goes on an unplanned trip! It is a travel guide in which you'll be able to experience not only the delightful culture and food that characterizes the San’in region, but also the unique, heartwarming charms of the locals!
*** 13 episodes are available in English subtitles as of October, 2020.
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.
Her name is Saki Inagaki. She is an entertainer who dresses as the character Asuka from the anime "Evangelion." Saki left Japan to travel abroad! Her blog "Trek Across Europe" began in Vienna, Austria with the goal of covering checkpoints in ten countries on the way toward her final destination, Portugal! This special episode covers a day in Saki's blog trek, jam-packed with highlights in Italy.
On her journey, her blog and dice are her inseparable companions. Saki must update and check her blog at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day. The number of comments she receives on her blog determines the funding for her travels. However, the number of comments does not translate directly into funds. The roll of the dice and the spin of the coin ultimately determine how much she will receive.
Without a translator, and unable to speak English, how does she continue her journey in Europe as she battles her fears and loneliness abroad?
Each week, we visit a city in another part of the world. In the first half, our "virtual reporter" who stays behind the camera strolls around the city to visit famous tourist spots, introduce its culture and customs, and discover souvenirs and local foods. In the second half, we visit the home of a newlywed couple where the wife shows us how she prepares her special breakfast.
People's culture and food vary from place to place… There are still many things for us to discover around the world. You'll feel as though you've come along for the ride as we journey around the world and learn about each special place and its people. Plus, you will get the recipes of each week’s breakfast! Also, each episode can be used as a feature segment in a program such as morning shows, variety shows or travel information programs.
The “Shimanami Kaido” expressway connects Onomichi City in Hiroshima Prefecture with Imabari City in Ehime Prefecture. This seafaring road bridges islands together and is famous worldwide as a premier route for cycling! In this program, an actress Haruhi Ryoga and other TV performers will report on its most recent cycling event, the “Grand Tour Setouchi 2019”, and discover some “Instagrammable” spots and cuisine along the Shimanami Kaido.
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.