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Happiest Meal on the Mountains

DOCUMENTARY 2016 30 mins Episode(s): 1 japanese Japanese
This program takes a look at the famous anti-aging village in Nagano Prefecture, called Takayama. With it`s rich scenery and the villagers` methods of coexisting with nature, it has been recognized as one of the Biosphere Reserves (Eco Park) by UNESCO. This documentary follows the ordinary lives of its residents, and reveals the secrets behind what it means to be "living richly". Through viewing this program, viewers will rediscover valuable lessons that the advanced modern age has almost forgotten.

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    Wild Eel Captured in the City's Yodogawa River Osaka city, Osaka Pref.
    2016 25 minutes

    Yodogawa is a long river running across several cities in the Kansai (West of Japan) area. At the mouth of this river, wild eels have been caught using traditional fishing techniques since Edo period to this day. The camera captures the rare wild eel fishing in the protected environment and...
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    Prayer of the Tenshudo Nagasaki city, Nagasaki Pref.
    2014 30mins

    Tenshudo (House of the Lord) is the oldest Roman Catholic church in Japan. Its picturesque location surrounded by beautiful nature is known as a tourist spot in Nagasaki city. The church has been a witness of cultural exchanges with western countries and religious history for more than 450 years. This...
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    Crazy Science!
    2008 15 mins

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    Ryori Mukashi-Banashi (Tales of Edo Cuisine)
    2013 45 mins

    This program takes you back in time to the Edo era of the 17th and 18 centuries, by recreating actual recipes of the time for the present. You not only learn how to cook the meals, but also the historical background behind each dish. However, this is no ordinary cooking...
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