FORWARD Ep. 40
Planting the Seeds of a Comeback
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Aired: September 28, 2012
Farmers are among those who have suffered from the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. They've struggled to convince consumers to buy Fukushima peaches, for example, even though the produce has met safety standards. The program documents the efforts of those in the peach business to make sure their fruit is both safe and delicious.
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.
In this series, we’ll visit national parks in Japan to meet the people that call them home, enjoy seasonal views that have inspired artists and writers for centuries, and explore their landmarks.
This series will feature how various culture in modern Japan and overseas blend together and influence each other.
This series will highlight Ainu dance, modern art, crafts, and culture that has made its way overseas, as well as explore the Upopoy National Ainu Museum and Park that opened in 2020.
The program introduces the history and wisdom behind Japan’s technological strength and specialties, which are helping to revitalize regional areas of the country.
This series features stories of people who are standing strong amidst difficulties and continuing to explore new paths.
This series involved a new set of partners. It was produced by TV broadcasters in Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand, with advice from visiting program production experts from NHK International in Japan.