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Noodle Cuisine Showdown

Noodle Cuisine Showdown

~Who Can Eat Most in Length?~
食べた麺の長さで勝負!ご当地麺バトル

Japanese people love noodles! You can find all sorts of noodle cuisines throughout the country, ranging from the orthodox to the eccentric.We've chosen a few prefectures with their own collections of charming local noodle cuisines and hidden noodle hot-spots. First on the list is Hiroshima, boasting...

  • Adventure
  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
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TEPPEN MESHI!!

TEPPEN MESHI!!

頂上めし

This is an outdoor document variety program about a famous voice actor “Shimba Tsuchiya” climbing a mountain to the top and cooking a meal! Before becoming a voice actor, he studied about acting, so he has strength and energy and good athletic abilities. This is first time for him to climb a mounta...

  • Reality
Destiny Tag of War

Destiny Tag of War

This is a reality show featuring tug-of-war, fighting according to the regional rule developed in Atsuma Town, where severely damaged by the earthquake in 2018. Townsmen of Atsuma challenge against the championship team from Tomakomai City. The town tries to win the TV broadcasting rights for thei...

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Family
1x8(Ippachi)

1x8(Ippachi)

Yo Oizumi who has a versatile talent became so popular not only in Hokkaido but also throughout Japan. And he formed “YOYO’s” with a STV’s versatile sales announcer Yoji Kimura.(YO plus YOji equals YOYO’S) Two guys have all viewers throughout Japan laughing.The title of this funny variety show is “...

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Travel
Boogie woogie vice president

Boogie woogie vice president

Program catchphrase is "Meaningless Variety"! This program is fictitiously set in Uesugi pump Ltd. Vice President Uesugi and manager Ohchi deal with various themes in Hokkaido. For example, in the theme “Boogie woogie Oku no Hosomichi”, Uesugi and Ohchi play the part of Japanese famous poets “Bash...

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Travelogue
Detective Team 9 for Local Gourmet in Central Japan

Detective Team 9 for Local Gourmet in Central Japan

ご当地グルメ探偵団9 怪人ゴリ面相の美食合戦

This is a gourmet variety program in which a battle breaks out between a comedian Gori as “the Phantom thief GORI” versus “the Gourmet Detective Team”. Five female announcers are subordinates of GORI research and introduce the fancy gourmet dishes from their regions. They have looked for these dishe...

  • Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Quizshow
  • Reality
  • Travel
HAPPY CAMPER~We have started camping~

HAPPY CAMPER~We have started camping~

おぎやはぎの「ハピキャン」~キャンプはじめてみました~

This program is “Outdoor Document Variety” that camp beginners (MC: comedian OGIYAHAGI) have a pleasant experience with happy friends. Because it’s difficult for them to try camping by themselves, they invite some campers who have experience camping and try camping for one day which the guests will ...

  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
Niigata Gourmet

Niigata Gourmet

新潟一番サンデープラス

On this Show, we’ll show you what is the most hot foods in Niigata! And professional chefs tell you about how to enjoy meals.

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Family
Passionate Hot Sandwich

Passionate Hot Sandwich

“Passionate Hot Sandwich” is a variety show which two excellent sensitivity guys Mikio Date and Takeshi Tomizawa enthusiastically support Hokkaido ! They formed a comedian pair “Sandwichman” in 1998, and became a champion not only at the 2007 “M-1 Grand Prix”, but also "Favorite Performer Ranking N...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Travel
Traveling Chef De France in Hokkaido

Traveling Chef De France in Hokkaido

In this mini 100% food-adventure series, the chef Amandine Chaignot takes you to the island of Hokkaido in Japan. Between kombu, seafood, Wagyu beef, sake, cooking at Michel Bras or at the foot of volcanoes, discover incredible flavors with Amandine Chaignot and Japanese chefs.

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel
Udo-chan’s Trip Special 2019

Udo-chan’s Trip Special 2019

旅ゴメ特別編 冬の長良川鉄道 答エハナクトモ旅ハ流ルル

Udo-chan travels around Mino city in Gifu prefecture with a popular Japanese actor, Koji Yamamoto, and a former member of AKB48, Kayo Noro. They take a train on Nagara-gawa line and walk around wherever they wish. Mino city is famous for some traditional craft; one of them is edged tools like “Kat...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel
The Video Travel Guide

The Video Travel Guide

旅ドキッ

For foreign sightseers in Japan, the Tohoku region is known as the final frontier. In this program, the editors of the travel magazine “Jalan”, an indispensable travel guide for travels around Japan, are going to coordinate a spectacular trip through the Tohoku region. It’s like a travel magazine i...

  • Gameshow
  • Sports
GOLF SURVIVAL

GOLF SURVIVAL

ゴルフ サバイバル

Once a month 10 junior female professional golfers take part in a “Shoot-Out”survival game. Over 9 holes the players compete to win ¥1,000,000! As each hole is played, the player with the worst score drops out leaving only one winner... Definitely this is a Must-See program!

  • Quizshow
  • Travel
#Japan by Sea

#Japan by Sea

Appeal the attraction of Japan surrounded by a long and beautiful coastline overseas with images from the sea. We introduce the charm of Japan with a powerful image using a “Camera Drone”, and let viewers enjoy traveling while answering local quizzes in the program. ■ Episode list #1 Shimane #2...

  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Music
4K Documentary―An Alpine Symphony by Sapporo Symphony Orchestra

4K Documentary―An Alpine Symphony by Sapporo Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 1961, Sapporo Symphony Orchestra is the only professional orchestra based in Hokkaido. Also known as “Sakkyo,” the Orchestra gives around 120 concerts a year. In 2018, Swiss conductor Matthias Bamert was appointed as the new chief conductor of Sakkyo. The program features the rehearsals a...

  • Entertainment
  • Quizshow
DearBOSS

DearBOSS

Dearボス

The youth of today lack the ambition of yesteryear. Is Japan’s economic clout destined to fade away?! But even now, there are those that would stoke the flame of ambition... the Bosses! As TV personalities reach for such Bosses’ hearts, drawing out emotion and raw humanity, we’ll discover the sec...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel
DELICIOUS DISCOVERY HOKKAIDO

DELICIOUS DISCOVERY HOKKAIDO

Amazing Foods, how they are made? As Hokkaido is called "a rich repository of ingredients," there are variety of food products introduced in this series. Some of them are said to be some of the best in Japan, but little known. Throughout this series, we present some very high quality foods and in...

  • Food/Cooking
Detective Team 8 for Local Gourmet in Center of Japan

Detective Team 8 for Local Gourmet in Center of Japan

ご当地グルメ探偵団8

This is a gourmet variety program in which a battle breaks out between a comedian Gori as “the Phantom thief GORI” versus “the Gourmet Detective Team”. The team is led by a famous Japanese traditional ballad singer (Enka singer), Sachiko Kobayashi, over fabulous local gourmet dishes. Five female a...

  • Entertainment
  • Nature
  • Travel
Discover KYUSHU

Discover KYUSHU

九州をゆく

KYUSHU is located in the southern part of Japan, which is known for its beautiful nature, rich history and culture. We hope this program gives you a look at how amazing KYUSHU is. The wonderful scenes shot in 4K should impress and make you want to travel! Production Cooperation: OAB Cinq ...

  • Entertainment
GOOD JOB in JAPAN

GOOD JOB in JAPAN

CBC tagged Viu TV Hong Kong for the great co-production! Good Job is a reality show aired in Hong Kong and this time we introduce the format from Viu TV and present a brand new project by 2 countries! A female MC comes from Hong Kong experiences unique but impressing jobs in Japan with a male Japane...

  • Food/Cooking
HOKKAIDO AGRICULTURAL PARADISE NEXT

HOKKAIDO AGRICULTURAL PARADISE NEXT

This is a very unique farmers’ show, introducing many agricultural products and dishes from Hokkaido, the largest farming area in Japan. As Hokkaido is the largest agricultural area in Japan, there are many kinds of farm produce such as rice, melon, watermelon, asparagus, potato, wheat, etc. The ...

  • Entertainment
  • Science
Kagaku de Mutyamitasu!

Kagaku de Mutyamitasu!

おでかけ発見バラエティ かがくdeムチャミタス!

Solutions to the question ‘WHY’ with J-Idols! This program delivers knowledge and information through various themes.  Even though it is produced for school children, adults also find themselves being caught up with the engaging content that this show brilliantly captures. We are going to dig...

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  • Sports
KENDAMA WORLD CUP Hatsukaichi

KENDAMA WORLD CUP Hatsukaichi

けん玉W杯

It started as a toy, and now it’s a sport popular the world over – the Kendama. Its popularity has taken off outside of Japan in regions as diverse as America, Europe and Asia, and it sees tournaments all over the world, where foreign players put their Japanese counterparts to shame with their tech...

  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel
KINBAKU

KINBAKU

金バク

In this program, you will re-discover the treasure of the region. Celebrity guests search around a specific area of Okayama and Kagawa with the theme of the treasure hunt! Treasures, those are delicious local food, joyful spots, beauti ful scenery, and the people full of humanity. The variety p...

  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
Like it! Baba’s time-saving cooking

Like it! Baba’s time-saving cooking

でらイイネ!超お手軽!ロバート馬場ちゃんの楽楽ごはん

This is a cooking program hosted by a Japanese comedian, Baba, who is known for a nice amateur cook. In every episode, he visits restaurants where he is a regular customer and collaborates with them to make time-saving recipes for the audience. It would be broadcasted in the evening news channel, "...

  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
LOCAL TASTES CHALLENGE

LOCAL TASTES CHALLENGE

ご当地食材アレンジャー

Tokyo is filled with local specialty shops where one can buy ingredients and souvenirs from each of Japan’s prefectures! In this program, we’ll supply famous chefs with unique ingredients from the Hiroshima and Gunma prefectures for impromptu cook-offs! What kind of dish will it turn into?

  • Entertainment
  • Quizshow
London Hearts

London Hearts

ロンドンハーツ

This is a long-time entertainment show with a popular comedy duo “Londonboots Ichi-go, Ni-go” and lots of comedians. Each episode is totally different but they are mostly big challenges and embarrassment for the comedians such as prank, text message traps, revealing their private etc. The host is...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel
Nice Town Walks in Hokkaido with Rui Yoahida

Nice Town Walks in Hokkaido with Rui Yoahida

Food and travel show starring Mr. Rui Yoshid, a haiku poet and a nation widely known food writer. In each episode, Yoshida picks one area in Hokkaido and visit their taking HBC anchor person. His destination can be a small and remote town, as well as well-known populated city. Once he gets there, he...

  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Travel
  • Travelogue
Onchan goes to Asia!

Onchan goes to Asia!

The show covers closely on a big project in which “Onchan,” the mascot for HTB, brings snow from Hokkaido to Taiwan and Thailand respectively, together with a student from each country. The student from Taiwan made a snowman for the first time ever for her mother at home. With the help of a professi...

  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel
Otona tabi - aruki tabi

Otona tabi - aruki tabi

おとな旅あるき旅

Enjoying local food while traveling ・This program visits some of Japan’s sightseeing hot-spots and exceptional seasonal food while discovering spectacular views along the way. ・This program conveys carefully selected information such as hot springs/spa and special products in beautifully captu...

  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Travel
Setouchi Biyori

Setouchi Biyori

瀬戸内日和

"Seotuchi Biyori" is the perfect TV show for your trip to Setouchi. You can see the beautiful scenery, modern art and traditional crafts. Experience the shrines, temples and local cuisines. You can even take a peek at the local communities and their fascinating cultures! 【Season 1】#1~#38 Setouch...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel
Taste of the key gourmet in San-in area

Taste of the key gourmet in San-in area

山陰とことこ日和

Travelers visit places in Tottori and Shimane, interacting with locals and discovering the hidden treasures of the San’in region. It is a travel guide in which you'll be able to experience not only the delightful culture and food that characterizes the San’in region, but also the unique, heartwarmin...

  • Education
The Brain Trainer Exercise

The Brain Trainer Exercise

“The Brain Trainer Exercise” is an innovative TV show, the first of its kind worldwide. It helps you to actively stimulate your brain while simply watching the show, containing multiple exercises such as basic calculation, memorization, reading out loud, and physical fitness. You can stimulate your...

  • Comedy
  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel
Udo-chan’s Trip Special 2018

Udo-chan’s Trip Special 2018

ウドちゃんの旅してゴメン!特別編 新春SP 2018

Popular comedian“Udo-chan”loved by people of all ages, goes on a carefree trip and encounters beautiful sceneries, local foods and local people. Udo-chan sheds a different light on even the most well-known tourist spots and brings a fresh perspective! The show delivers the charms of various places ...

  • Art
  • Fashion
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Travel
Wa! Journey!―Wonderful Japanese Culture―

Wa! Journey!―Wonderful Japanese Culture―

The number of cruise ships arrived in Japan and foreign passengers by cruise ships have been recorded the highest number ever last year. In the program, we introduce Japanese culture in countryside linked with domestic cruise ships. Singaporean reporter, Anita Kapoor, and Malaysian photographer, And...

  • Entertainment
  • Travelogue
Wafu-Souhonke

Wafu-Souhonke

和風総本家

Everything You Need to Know about JAPAN! In this series we observe various topics related to local Japanese life and will bring you all the merits of Japan. Whether you are a local Japanese or a tourist, you want to know where the best secrets are kept. Get a taste of everyday life in japan s...