Added to inquiry!
FOOD

Strawberry Fields
Tochigi city, Tochigi Pref.

FOOD 2015 30 minutes Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
Tochigi is famous for having the largest production of strawberries in Japan for 47 consecutive years. Discovering how the best seller "Tochi Otome" and the new "Sky Berry" were developed, the camera follows its researchers and how they established the production processes in order to produce those sweet strawberries.

  •  

    The Onagawa Protect the Lives Association ~ A message for the next millennium
    2016 25 mins

    When the Great East Japan Earthquake struck, waves as high as 14.8 meters ravaged Onagawa Town.  827 lives, nearly 10 percent of the population, were lost and 70 percent of the town buildings were destroyed. However, with reconstruction, memories of the earthquake are slowly fading.  The seventh graders of Onagawa...
    more details
  •  

    Everlasting Guitars
    2010 60 mins

    Naoto Odajima, a young craftsman who builds jazz guitars using Hokkaido wood, mastered his guitar-making skills in the US. He chose one of the coldest places in Hokkaido to build his workshop. Odajima was drawn to wood from Hokkaido trees, especially to trees that were given little value and considered...
    more details
  •  

    Toriou Festival -Fierce and Fiery Festival Fight-
    2018 30 mins

    The "Toriou Festival" of Saga Prefecture dates back to the mid-to-late 14th century. It is said to have originated from the defeat of warrior Kikuchi Takeshige against Ashikaga. Fleeing to the Osato Region, Takeshige trained to withstand fire, originating this fiery and dangerous festival tradition. As sparks fly everywhere, parishioners...
    more details
  •  

    The World Heritage Shirakawago
    2003 55 mins

    Tourists from all over the world visit Shirakawago, which was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. The ancient dwelling places remain in Shirakawago despite the heavy snowfall, and people still live in the houses today. The program focuses on the beautiful four seasons of Shirakawago and the...
    more details