A Brewery from Sake's Birthplace
Izumo city, Shimane Pref.
FOOD 2016 25 minutes Episode(s): 12 english Japanese
Izumo city is believed to be the birthplace of Sake. Asahi Shuzou is a long established sake brewery since 1869. A female successor of the brewery has set a new challenge with a view to convey the beauty of Sake. Willing to change the image of Sake to be more casually accepted by the public, she's brought the traditional Sake brewing technique into the modern times where 'easy' and 'quick' are expected. This documentary focuses on the challenges that the successor faces and the Sake brewing process that takes time and effort.
Customers who watch this video also watch
2013 New York Festivals Silver Award. In this program, a female teacher from Hokkaido travels to Cambodia alone to teach music at the country’s largest elementary school in Siem Reap. She reveals the struggles she encounters in her efforts to help her students. Chigusa Tanaka (33) is a volunteer for...more details
Kyoyasai: Kyoto Vegetables Kyoto city, Kyoto Pref.2015 30 minutesA world-famous tourist destination, Kyoto is renown for its local vegetables: kyoyasai (Kyoto vegetables) which play an important role on kyoryori (traditional cuisine of Kyoto). There are about 40 different vegetables which have been used by most of Kyoto households for a long time. This documentary captures local farmers who...more details
Six Single Sisters and Their Father (Seasons 1&2)2006 24 minsA situation comedy about a stubborn father, who owns a Japanese sweets store, and is forced to bring up his six daughters alone after his wife dies. They are all unmarried, and each day he prays they’ll find an ideal man for a husband. However, his eldest daughter is 39...more details
Hospitality in the Air Narita city, Chiba Pref.2015 30 minutesTasty beef fillet, rich foie gras and caviar; these are some of the ingredients used for in-flight meals produced by three-star chefs. Each meal is colorful and delicately presented while served in the air. To achieve these kinds of high-quality services, it requires tricks and creativeness. This documentary presents the...more details