An educational program for learning Japanese that parents and children can enjoy together, getting used to the sounds of Japanese through song, rhythm, and animation. Kids will enjoy the many segments for learning Japanese naturally, moving their bodies along with the catchy music and animation. The show is themed on Japanese and Japan and really captures how interesting the Japanese language is. "Karada Dance" is program that not only lets kids naturally learn the names of body parts while singing and dancing, but it also great for their health. Have fun playing and learning Japanese with children across the world.
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.
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!
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.
“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!
Merchants gathered here as far back at the Edo period, and Nihonbashi flourished with its townspeople who filled it with its downtown atmosphere. Many of the stores established by the townspeople still exist today and are known as prestigious establishments. This stores offer a true crossroads between the past and present. Tune in to learn more about Nihonbashi’s very Japanese world.
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!
Kyoto is a town of constant innovation where the change in season is beloved and tradition preserved. This programme shines a light on the stores there that carry on tradition and culture and the people within them for an in-depth look at Kyoto. Feel the real Kyoto along with actress Michio Hada, who loves Kyoto.
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!
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.
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"?
Ginza is home to store after store of some of the world’s longest established and fa-mous fashion brands. And it’s not only Japanese people who enjoy the new discov-eries that can be uncovered regardless of when you visit, it is a popular location with many international visitors as well. In this programme we take a look at how tradi-tion and innovation make Ginza an attractive place.
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!
A program that combines animation and real footage, and features anime character Ninja Sensei, along with a Ninja Wizard, who give reporter John (a novice when it comes to sake) a class on Japanese sake culture for beginners based on five subjects of geography, history, science, language, and craftsmanship. They teach about elements of sake culture including natural features brought about by sake, history, sake making, sake types, how to drink sake, food pairings, choosing sake vessels, and more.
This program introduces the best views for the four seasons in the area near Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace. Including the wonderful contemporary Japanese art featured in the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo in the Imperial Palace's Kitanomaru Park.
This show visits and reports on popular eateries in Kyoto based on a keyword preliminary investigation. Why is that food so delicious? What do the people of Kyoto love it so much? These mysteries and more, solved. Kanji Tsuda, an actor known for his roles in detective series, dons his ‘gourmet detective’ cap and guides views through Kyoto. There is drama series-like elements incorporated into the gourmet reports in this informational television show.
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!
A brand new program introducing Japanese foods and festivals every day! It’s full of must-see info for travelers going to Japan.
Ramen is seen as a soul food in Japan. There are over 35,000 establishments serving ramen in Japan, and while they are all ramen, there is such a variation in taste and styles from region to region and even from store to store, that you can really get a feel for the depth of ramen culture in Japan. This is a special edition featuring one of Japan’s top regions for Ramen, a place where many tourists visit to try it for themselves, Hokkaido!
People from the fashion industry all around the world are said to come to Tokyo to visit this department store. They go there for the ‘World’s Best Fashion Museum’, and this show takes a look at the work and moving experiences that are had there.
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.
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.
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!