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The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in less than two years time. As of October 2018, in response to the government’s call, 250 local municipalities throughout Japan have registered as “Host Towns,” or towns that will welcome national teams from countries around the world.

2020年の東京オリンピック・パラリンピック開催まであと2年を切りました。内閣官房オリパラ事務局の呼びかけに応え、2018年10月末の時点で、250の自治体が選手団を迎え入れる「ホストタウン」に登録しています。

日本国際放送(JIB)では、ホストタウンの取り組みや街の魅力を世界に向けて発信していきます。JIBの概要は以下のPDFをご参照ください。

日本国際放送の概要

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Washoku World Challenge 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.
Catch Japan This series features various aspects of Japan's culture, tradition and technological innovation, casting a spotlight on Japanese ingenuity and uniqueness demonstrated in a wide range of fields.
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.
The Next 100 Years Iconic Japanese company Panasonic is celebrating 100 years in business.What is this leading Japanese enterprise doing to ensure the company thrives for the next 100 years? One key strategy is to take a fresh look at the potential of the people who form the backbone of the company and another key challenge is to create new value.
Future Highway Express As globalization rapidly accelerates, truck logistics routes that connect various countries are playing a key role in supporting each national economy. These are the Future Highways that are creating the path into the future. Seen through the eyes of the truck drivers, this two-part series program depicts the landscapes and places of interest in each region.
ASEAN Now and the Future -Connectivity and Economic Corridors- 2017 is ASEAN’s 50th anniversary. This series was produced as a joint project to commemorate the anniversary with the TV stations of four ASEAN countries,Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam – by examining their cooperative relations with Japan and the impact of the East-West and Southern Economic Corridors on the economies and ways of life of the Indochina Peninsula.
The Road to Recovery The coastal areas of Japan’s Tohoku Region suffered unprecedented damage in the Great East Japan Earthquake.This series shines a spotlight on the efforts of people from Iwate Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture, who are now working hard toward achieving “Recovery of Industry,” “Recovery of Tourism” and “Food Safety & Peace of Mind.” What are the underpinnings of their ongoing hope?
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