Added to inquiry!

Aigi Tunnels: The restoration of an industrial treasure
Kasugai city, Aichi Pref.

TRAVEL 2014 30mins Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
The Aigi Tunnels were constructed for the national railway between Aichi prefecture and Gifu prefecture back in the Meiji period (early 19th Century) and had been abandoned for many years. Those forgotten tunnels have been beautifully restored by supporters and are now designated as part of Japan's Heritage of Industrial Modernization.
During spring and autumn's public openings, this “secret spot near urban cities” brings more than 30,000 visitors each year.

The camera follows the restoration program team who prepares for the autumn opening for the visitors to enjoy the harmony of industrial treasure mixed with beautiful autumn coloured trees.

*Part of the 'Beauty of Japan' series.


    Rogue Lawyer Shiro Tatsumi
    1996 111 mins

    Tatsumi is a retired public prosecutor in Tokyo, now working as a lawyer. After switching careers, he starts up ‘Tatsumi Legal Advice Office’. But the actual reason he quit his career as a prosecutor was due to an incident where he let his emotions get the better of him during...
    more details

    Manga Food Restaurant
    2018 55 min

    This series follows two fictional characters, Kenjiro Tabe, an office worker with a passion for food found in manga, and Chinatsu Yamamoto, his subordinate. Together, the pair visit real-life restaurants challenging chefs to recreate various meals featured in legendary gourmet mangas. From a monster-sized 20 cm x 20 cm steak...
    more details

    Kintaikyo Bridge Festival -A Step Back in Time-
    2018 30 mins

    Kintaikyo is one of the three most famous bridges in Japan. Located in Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the bridge provides the stage for the annual Kintaikyo Bridge Festival in spring. Welcoming its 40th time, the festival showcases a colorful reenactment of feudal lords returning from the Edo capital with their...
    more details

    The Sake that Bonds - "Unite 311" A Sake of Gratitude
    2021 46 minutes

    Niizawa Sake Brewery and its long history were on the verge of ending after its facilities were destroyed in the Great Tohoku Earthquake of March 2011. At that time, though, workers from other breweries across Japan rushed to their aid. This documentary follows the owner and workers of Niizawa Sake...
    more details