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Food of Japan

FOOD 2016 30 minutes Episode(s): 12 english Japanese
Following the success of "Beauty of Japan", "Food of Japan" not only introduces the regional delicacies of Japan but also attempt to uncover the secrets of the unique food cultures from the local experts. In this series, we learn the secrets to the number one strawberry production in Japan, to sophisticated traditional sweets of a samurai town and the famous Akagyu beef.

List of episodes in the 'Food Japan' series:
  1. Strawberry Fields (Tochigi City, Tochigi Prefecture)
  2. Fugu (Blowfish) (Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture)
  3. Kinmedai Fish (Inatori City, Shizuoka Prefecture)
  4. Wagashi Sweets from Samurai Town (Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture.)
  5. Fine Cuisine of Ryotei Restaurants (Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture)
  6. `Akagyu Beef` from Aso (Aso City, Kumamoto Prefecture)
  7. Kyoyasai: Kyoto Vegetables (Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture)
  8. Decorated Festivity Dish: Kamaboko Surimi (Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture)
  9. Miso Ramen (Soup Noodle) (Sapporo City, Hokkaido)
  10. Barazushi (Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture)
  11. `Ebi Senbei`: Shrimp Crackers (Nishio City, Aichi Prefecture)
  12. Hospitality in the Air (Narita City, Chiba Prefecture)
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    Our Lives as Immigrants- Iiyama, Nagano Prefecture
    2019 30 mins

    An American and English couple have lived in Iiyama City for 3 years. They earn their living through teaching English at schools within the vicinity, but wish to become farmers instead. Their excitement expands as they map out their future lives growing safe and healthy vegetables and having a goat...
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    Hot Spring Wars
    2005 24 mins

    Junpei, Fujiko and their daughter Yuri are a family struggling with rising debts.They lend money to a friend who then disappears, lose their camera business, and still have 500 thousand yen in outstanding loans to pay off. They turn to a friend in an attempt to get out of financial...
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    2019 55 mins

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