A Japanese-language educational program to enjoy with the family. Japan is introduced through rhythm and video. Children will definitely have fun moving their body to experience the Japanese language! Starring world sensation Pikotaro and Keropons, the dance unit popular with kids.
This programme shares Japanese university life and nearby places as introduced by international students during their time in Japan. They also introduce things and places that make Japan a good travel destination. What kind of dreams or expectations did these international students have when coming to Japan. We will check out what their lives here entail, what kind of curriculum they follow, and what kind of financial support there is for international students. This programme introduces real life stories directly from current international students living in Japan, focusing mainly on university life in Japan, including what kind of clubs etc. there is at the universities they attend, as well as living conditions, part-time jobs, how they spend their free time, things that surprised them since coming to Japan and things that they have had difficulty with.
Popular food loving public figure, Remi Hirano welcomes talent star Yuuji to his variety cooking show that takes him to many different locations under the theme of ‘Sharing the fun of food all over Japan!’. Check out the juicy info broadcast, as they do and say as much as they like! Remi’s shocking ‘Idea Recipe’ features in the cooking corner. This is a show that will put a spring in any viewer’s step!
You wont find more thorough coverage of ramen anywhere else. Check this show out for the tastiest ramen of the minute, the best ramen on trend, the next big thing in the world of ramen, and ramen shops that you simply cannot afford to miss out on! ‘Ramen ai’ (lit. ramen love) seeps out of those featured in this show. The tastes, the aromas, tune in for a deep scope of the secrets of ramen!
Kawaii Asia is a fashion & entertainment show where six popular models, including Harajuku models from Asobi System - the talent agency that Kyary Pamyu Pamyu belongs to - and KUMICKY (Kumiko Funayama), a cover model for fashion magazines such as Popteen and With, bring you the latest news on Japan's "kawaii" culture. We have tons of info on kawaii items and kawaii spots around Japan, as well as tie-ins with Japan's biggest fashion events, Tokyo Runway and Kobe Collection. We're also sharing news with our more than 2.5 million Instagram, LINE, and Twitter followers!
Internationalisation is well and truly here in modern day Japan. And there are more and more families living separately in Japan and overseas. Living so far away, it’s very difficult to share feelings with your family. In this programme, those feelings are given a little help along by ‘A gift from family members in Japan to family members overseas’. Learn about surprising traditions and culture of other countries through the everyday lives of Japanese people living abroad.
Reminding you of a feeling that you have all but forgotten. Udochan’s carefree travel has something for everyone. He easily interacts with the locals he meets along the way, on a journey that has no model route. This show is more of a travel drama rather than simply a travel guide. Through encounters with unique individuals, his journey moves through the unpredictable! Sit back and enjoy Udon-chan’s joy and kindness on this journey!
The program that unravels the history and culture of food and humanity hidden within a single ingredient. Recently the word "slow food" is the topic of choice, with the booming "natural food" and raising popularity of "direct from the farm," as well as the desire for the "special flavor" of handmade artisan food. How would it be to examine current societal intents and movements concerning "food" from the singular viewpoint of the "ingredient"?
This is a cooking show where HKT48 member Rino Sashihara, better known by her nickname Sashiko, learns how to make tasty yet simple dishes from a professional chef. Sashiko’s progression from a beginner at cooking, and the spritely paced talk brought by MC Yuji Ishii are plenty to bring a smile to your face. This is a popular spot on morning tv show ‘Asadesu. KBC’.
The biggest ramen fans of the talent world talk about the hottest noodles in Hokkaido now! From famous restaurants to new styles made from fusions of trends, a total of 30 legendary bowls make their appearance. We'll go over ramen you can only eat on a remote island off the Hokkaido coast, Rishirito, luxurious ramen full of shrimp that you can only eat on Hokkaido, and Hokkaido ramen that you can even eat in Tokyo. There's no mistaking it -- you'll definitely want to go north after seeing this show!
This is the second instalment in a two part series introducing Tokyo Disney Resort. Here we will take a look at Tokyo DisneySea! Check out great photo spots perfect for sharing online, and get the low down on everything from the park’s attractions, food, goods, hotels etc to the latest information. This show is bursting with everything great about Tokyo DisneySea.
Please enjoy along with the “WAKUWAKU be PONKICKIES” currently airing weekdays! Overwhelmingly popular toddler and young kids show ‘be Ponkickies’ re-edited for a special feature version. It is full of fun sections where views can understand, learn, and play, along with characters loved by both adults and kids alike, such as Gachapin and Mukku. Keep an eye out for WAKUWAKU JAPAN original characters ‘WAA’ and ‘KUU’ too!
A brand new program introducing Japanese foods and festivals every day! It’s full of must-see info for travelers going to Japan.
Japan’s most prolific fisheries region – Hokkaido. Sushi made with fresh Hokkaido seafood is becoming a resource for tourism in Hokkaido. This educational yet entertaining program reveals the potential (power) of sushi from the perspective of the economy, with thorough explanations that transform sushi from something that “looks delicious” into something that “makes sense.” An award-winning program at the 2015 TV Tokyo Network Awards Ceremony.
“Ikitagarino” are people from countries around the world who want to experience the wonder of Japan. Watch as they travel onward to various locales! Be introduced to arts that can only exist in Japan and culture and customs unfamiliar even to the Japanese. Say hello to unknown Japan!
An entertainment program where six popular models representing Shibuya and Harajuku style show the world the charms of Japan's "kawaii" that is popular now with girls. Starting with "kawaii" famous products and sweets, tourist spots, and events from around Japan, Yurukyara mascot characters and local idols, animals, shopping malls, and much more, check out all of the "kawaii" out there you can meet!
In this one part show we take a look at Tokyo Disney Resort, and this instalment features Tokyo Disneyland! While taking a look at photo opportunity spots that you’ll be tempted to share online, this show introduces everything great about Tokyo Disneyland, from the core information about the park such as the attractions, foods, items on sale, hotels and so on, to the latest news and information.
Figure skater and sports reporter Mai Asada (whose younger sister is world renowned figure skater Mao Asada) goes on a journey along the themes of ‘Kyoto and the Sea’, ‘Kyoto and Tea’, ‘Kyoto and the Woods’ etc. She visits various parts of Kyoto to reveal little known treasures. Get a look at a lesser known side of Kyoto for a fresh take on the old capital through sightseeing spots, local foods, and the warm locals themselves.
Please enjoy along with the “WAKUWAKU be PONKICKIES” currently airing on the weekends! Overwhelmingly popular toddler and young kids show ‘be Ponkickies’ re-edited for a special feature version. It is full of fun sections where views can understand, learn, and play, along with characters loved by both adults and kids alike, such as Gachapin and Mukku.
Terakado jimon, the noisy comedian, excels his peers in the entertainment world when it comes to food, and is more knowledgable than the average person when it comes to meat. In this long awaited show he introduces meat foods and dishes.
This is an educational variety show that approaches Hokkaido's future and economy from a new point of view. Today's theme is souvenirs. We'll go through new souvenirs from famous companies such as Ishiya Co., Ltd, known for their "Shiroi Koibito" cookies, and YOSHIMI, known for its popular Sapporo Okaki. Furthermore, we'll also cover how local banks are teaming up with Oracle Japan to use big data in order to develop new souvenirs for overseas visitors.