Explore a colorful variety of modern Japan’s most popular topics, including food, technology, ecology and regional promotions, with a focus on the innovative ideas and passionate effort from the people behind it all.
Kaga Electronics Co., Ltd. was established 50 years ago in the heart of Japan’s area for electric goods, Akihabara. Their business ranges from sourcing to manufacturing electronic components and has gained customers’ trust through its “never-say-never” stance. This segment features the secrets behind the company’s ingenuity and perseverance.
The city of Saitama is located around 30 minutes by car from Tokyo. It has over 200 Italian and French restaurants, most of which use “Saitama European Vegetables,” or vegetables widely eaten in Europe which are grown locally in Saitama. This segment features the efforts between local farmers and chefs to provide hospitality through food.
In Tokyo’s Sangenjaya district, there is an old block called “Sankaku-chitai.” It’s made up of maze-like backstreets where you can feel like you’ve slipped back in time, and witness both old and new lifestyles side by side. We follow Photographer Yamaguchi Masahiro as he revisits Sangenjaya for the first time in six years.
In this segment, we’ll visit Keramashoto National Park, made up of around 30 islands located about 40 kilometers west of Okinawa’s main island. This time we explore Tokashiki-jima island, Aka-jima island, and Zamami-jima island.
*Available in English original broadcast version, and Chinese/Korean/French/Japanese-subtitled versions.