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Aired: November 6, 2015 (UTC)
Episode 4: LOCAL CUISINE
Local Cuisine from Ishikawa Prefecture
With the Hokuriku Shinkansen beginning operation this year, all eyes are on Ishikawa Prefecture's Kanazawa City. During the Edo period, Kanazawa was a bustling city known as Kaga, and the local Kaga cuisine is one of Japan's most famous and beautiful local cuisines. In this segment, we'll introduce you to Kaga cuisine, which uses local seafood and vegetables from the surrounding area. Also, when it comes to Kaga cuisine, you can't forget the beautiful bowls that hold the delicious dishes. These bowls are made with a technique called Kutani-yaki, and we went behind the scenes to see how these beautiful creations are made.
Tokyo's Local Cuisine
Although you may not expect it, Tokyo, the heart of modern-day Japan, also has unique local cuisine that has existed for many years. This time, we'll be focusing on Chanko-nabe, a famous dish that was originally created specifically for sumo wrestlers, Tsukuda-ni, a perfect companion for rice made with seafood caught from Tokyo Bay, and Monja-yaki, a delicious dish that was originally created as a snack for children who lived in the working-class neighborhoods of Tokyo.
Japanese Folk Stories: Momotaro
Each episode we bring you a famous Japanese folk story.
This time, we feature Japan's most famous story, "Momotaro".
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.
This series will feature how various culture in modern Japan and overseas blend together and influence each other.
A documentary series that features remarkable industries in Japan. The program introduces the history and wisdom behind Japan’s technological strength and specialties, which are helping to revitalize regional areas of the country.
In 2020, the novel coronavirus created a worldwide catastrophe. In Japan, communities are attempting to balance social and economic needs while keeping the virus under control. This series features stories of people who are standing strong amidst difficulties and continuing to explore new paths.
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 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.
The series will follow the regional qualifying tournaments and the final tournament of the sixth “Washoku World Challenge,” a cooking contest in which non-Japanese Washoku chefs from throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Japan will pit their skills against one another, as they strive in earnest to inherit, pass on and cultivate their Washoku cooking skills.