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Amezaiku (sugar sculpture) -A young artist blowing new life into tradition-

TRAVEL 2015 30 mins Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
Asakusa District in Tokyo is a popular tourist destination. Here in this vibrant area lies the best candy shop in Japan. Shinri Tezuka is a young candy maker working in this shop, and his masterful creations are so delicate and beautiful that they are almost too precious to eat! Dazzlingly detailed, his sugar sculptures look like they are about to come to life! We take a look at how tradition and modernity meet in this world of candy-making and will focus on one man and his craft.

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