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Enjoy NIigata's Kingdom

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 J...

  • Drone
  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

Subjective Super Travel

Due to the spread of Covid-19, we can no longer enjoy our journey as we used to.So our TV show offers a new style of travel. The performers will visit wonderful locations throughout Kyushu. We can also see what they are seeing, including along the way. This is just a simulated travel experience. Go-...

  • Art
  • Beauty
  • Food/Cooking

Boys & Men Japanesque

BOYS & MEN is a very popular male idol group in Japan. In this new series, they rediscover and report on Japan by experiencing first hand Japanese pop culture, traditional culture and craftsmanship, highlighting many of Japan’s charms. In Episode #1, for example, they introduce how Japanese swords a...

  • Reality

Destiny Tag of War

This is a reality show featuring tug-of-war, fighting according to the regional rule developed in Atsuma Town, where severely damaged by the earthquake in 2018. Townsmen of Atsuma challenge against the championship team from Tomakomai City. The town tries to win the TV broadcasting rights for thei...

  • Education
  • Human
  • 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.
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  • Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Factual
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Reality
  • Tearjerker
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

Moutain-walking Around Kyushu Isrand

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 int...

  • Art
  • Family
  • Nature
  • Travel

(4K) Sapporo Snow Festival 2019

Everybody dreams to go to Sapporo snow festival. Its great snow statues, snow activities, romantic night strolling, great tastes of dishes... Sapporo is so much attractive for everyone. This program is specially made for travel beginners.
This year, at the 70th annual festival, there are a lot of p...

  • Art
  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel

Sake Breweries Appetizer

Japan’s culture lies in Sake production. Blessed with quality water and a climate that is very suitable for rice growing, Japan has been producing Sake from rice since for more than a millennium. In this series, we visit sake brewries (Shuzo) around Japan that continues to carry traditional methods...

  • Food/Cooking

Wild Taiyaki

Have you heard of a Japanese dessert, Taiyaki?
Taiyaki (literally "grilled sea bream" - seabream is supposed to bring happiness), is a small waffle-like cake filled with a sweet red bean paste. It is said that there are “wild” Taiyaki and “farmed” Taiyaki. When making regular Taiyaki, the pan used...

  • Art
  • 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

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.

  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Sports

Let's enjoy fishing in Hokkaido !

Hokkaido is surrounded by the sea and rich in nature and has lots kinds of fish. A young female reporter who is a fishing beginner tries to get a fish by helping of a fishing veteran assistant.
Sometimes she rides on a ship, and sometimes fish from the coast to aim for big fish. After fishing she c...

  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Fashion
  • Footage
  • History
  • Reality

MIGAKU HITO -Japan's Polishing Artisans-

When we clean, we polish the heart and polish the smile.
At one time or another, everyone has probably felt the urge to clean because “tidying up makes you feel good and refreshed.”
Have you ever thought that people who clean, polish their own hearts as well?
And in so doing, they clean the grime...

  • Family
  • Nature
  • Travel

A door to Hokkaido still unseen

There is a scenery only in Hokkaido, so we want to go to see.
There is something we don’t know yet, so we can enjoy new surprises.
Let's encounter with people who live in Hokkaido !
Let's go to Hokkaido where we don’t know yet !
This is the theme of this program.
Each episodes show not only the...

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  • Nature
  • Reality

Fish & Pretty Girls... plus Pops

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...

  • Art
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Footage
  • History
  • Reality

The Wisdom of Washoku

Chapter One : Washoku Origins
Chapter Two : Wanmono (Bowl Dish)
In 794, Japan’s capital was moved to Kyoto.
It remained the capital for more than a millennium.
The diverse food culture of the Imperial family and nobility is still in evidence today.
The origins of washoku are honzen, shojin and ...

  • Family
  • Travel

(4K) Casual traveling in Hakodate

“Hakodate” is famous as a fantastic port town in Japan. Everything is good , for example, food, sweets, night view…. Reporters visit “Hakodate” and “Sapporo”, and enjoy traveling!

  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Travel

Joyous Japan

Let’s check the latest top 3 in Japan !

Brand new program, showing you various kinds of “Best threes of Japan”. “Best 3 unique bus tour”, “Best 3 yummy ramen” and “Best 3 hot spring” This program will bring you latest information of Japan.

We proudly presents “Joyous Japan”, an ambitious proje...

  • Food/Cooking
  • For Women
  • Nature
  • Travel

Aiku’s photo trip in Hokkaido

Let’s go to Hokkaido with your camera !
There are a lot of beautiful scenes in Hokkaido. Aiku Maikawa is a model and also a phtotographer. She enjoy going to travel and takeing a nice photo !

AikuMaikawa is a model and also a photographer. She travels around in Hokkaido and takes a beautiful pho...

  • Food/Cooking

GOHAN JAPAN

Japan takes great pride in her food culture. Japan, blessed with four distinct seasons, cultivates seasonal food unique to each area of Japan. And at the core of her food culture lies her “food wisdom”.
There is a wide variety of food wisdom across the country that is handed down from generation to...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel

Fisherman's pride in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is paradise of tasty fish!!
There are so many port towns in Hokkaido to visit. A female reporter goes to every town,
Embark the fisherman’s ship and taste the fish!!

Hokkaido is surrounded by great sea of nature, where many kinds of fish are living. Tuna, salmon, scallop, shrimp, crabs...

  • Art
  • Beauty
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion
  • Footage
  • For Women
  • Idol
  • Reality

Kawaii JAPAN-da!!

Each week, 6 popular models of Shibuya and Harajuku styles will pick up the “kawaii” trends which the girls are most curious about and introduce them to the world!
Meet the “kawaii” from all over Japan such as regional specialties, sweets, sightseeing spots, events, Yuru-Chara mascot characters, lo...

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  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Fashion
  • Food/Cooking
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  • For Women
  • History
  • Medical/Health
  • Nature
  • Reality
  • Travel

MADE IN KYOTO

Kyoto's allure lies not only in its shrines and temples or the elegance of the city.
For more than a millennium since the year 794, Kyoto flourished as the capital, leading the way in the arts, architecture and commerce. The essence of Japanese culture was born in Kyoto, and has been refined and pa...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Travel

Northern Japan travelers

Yippee! Traveling in Japan is fun!!
Everything is new and curious through the travelers’ eye. Japanese culture, foods, way of life, hospitality and tradition… so much more to look around in northern Japan!!

Tohoku and Hokkaido area has so many charms. Travelers go to every prefecture and try fin...

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Otonakai, The Gathering of Charming People

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 ep...

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  • For Women
  • History
  • Human
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  • Medical/Health
  • Music
  • Reality
  • Science
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The Leader

Corporate and organization leaders are said to be loners.
They also seem to be unapproachable.
However, we want to know more about them, about goals they set, and how they tackle difficult decisions.
“The Leader” features a leader each time, and the documentary reveals a side of them never seen i...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Travel

What's hot in Japan

Explore all around Japan!!

Hokkaido, Mt.Fuji, Historical temple...Every curious places in Japan are here. You know so many places to see around Japan. For example;Drifting ice in Hokkaido, bicycle trip to Mt. Fuji, legendary old Dogo hot spring in Ehime, unique Donburi cuisine in Aomori… Every ep...

  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Footage
  • For Women
  • Reality
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

Breakfast Around the World

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 ...

  • Education
  • Food/Cooking

Japanese Cuisine

This is an educational documentary where the viewer can encounter the charms of rural Japan through the culture of food. Each week a different local TV station produces the show, and introduces their homeland through traditional cuisine, specialties, and new experiments by local chefs and growers. T...

  • Travel

Tabiban

Find a hidden charms of Hokkaido!
Curious items come from a travel bag!Then you will know more about Hokkaido.

A travel bag can be not only a partner of travel, but also a hint of the travel. Sometimes it will give you a map, lighter, or a helmet! As the story continues, a hint from the bag will...

  • Travel

Cool! Hokkaido

Using foreingers’ eyes to discover the appeal of Hokkaido!!

What is rotary Sushi? Why are people so polite?
Why is ‘washing toilet’ so popular? Foreign travelers will have many questions about Japan. They go around Hokkaido to enjoy hidden charms, and re-discover the appeal of Hokkaido.
So man...

  • Travel

Land of Dreams; Hokkaido

Everything about Hokkaido !

This program is good for adults who want to make their travel slow, relaxed and so special. Even watching this program will make you feel experiencing a luxury tour to Hokkaido. For example; in Niseko episode... Riding on a canoe at Shiribetu river, running thru Mt. Ni...

  • Travel

Casual traveling in Hokkaido

Feel the wind in Hokkaido.
Basic and casual traveling program made by Hokkaido’s No.1 TV station. A good guide for Hokkaido beginners.

Hokkaido attracts many sightseers not only from Japan but also from foreign countries. Its four distinctive seasons entertain travelers with seasonally limited s...

  • Food/Cooking

Dosanko Cooking

Hokkaido's everyday nenu!
Dosanko is people who was born in Hokkaido...Ms. Hoshizawa is making brand new Dosanko recipe!!!

On 2004, Ms. Hoshizawa got a real Guinness world record as a ‘most long term live performer at a cooking program’. She’s doing food show in Hokkaido since 1974!!! On this se...

  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Reality

Unique Homes

Japan is seen as a very uniform country but there is great diversity in the homes and lives of Japanese residents. This program explores some of Japan’s more unique homes and the personalities of the people who live in them. Home owner’s characters and personalities are reflected in a home where he ...

  • Food/Cooking

The Kingdom of Ingredients

Every day, we spend time considering what to eat or how to prepare different kinds of ingredients to fit our daily needs. Each ingredient has story, with different histories and cultures. Plus, each ingredient needs varying amounts of time in order to be prepared. It is through this journey in time ...