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Udo-chan's Trip Special 2021

A special edition of the free-spirited travel program that's filled with friendly communication, smiles, and kindness.
The program heads to Shiga Prefecture. Our guest is... artist Takanori Nishikawa!
Born and raised in Shiga, Takanori Nishikawa is Shiga's "Furusato Tourism Ambassador."
Udo is an...

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Travel Salad

Travel Salad delivers you the freshly discovered trip information throughout Japan and you are sure to find a place you want to visit! From the popular tourist sites to hot hidden spots where even the repeaters don’t know of, we will provide you with the best choices of travel information.


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San'in Chanko Motorbike Trip

Waka-chan and Fuku-chan are trying to make the best Sumo-style Hot Pot!

Waka-chan, who is an ex-grand champion of Sumo, and Fuku-chan, who is a famous comedian, are trying to make the best Chanko Nabe (Sumo style hot pot).
They go on a 120-kilometer motorbike trip to find local ingredients. Get...

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Detective Team 10 for Local Gourmet in Central Japan

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”. Female announcers are subordinates of GORI research and introduce the fancy gourmet dishes from their regions. “The Gourmet Detective Team”is taking...

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Udo-chan’s Trip SP 2020

The regular popular program “Udo-chan’s Trip” has been aired for 17 years. And the special series has been aired for 10 years.
Udo-chan travels to Mikawa Bay in Aichi prefecture. During his trip, he is with a talented actor, Ryuta Sato and an idol, Ami Inamura known as “God swing pitch” during the ...

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Noodle Cuisine Showdown~Who Can Eat Most in Length?~

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...

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TEPPEN MESHI!!

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 mou...

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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 “...

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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...

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Detective Team 9 for Local Gourmet in Central Japan

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...

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  • Nature
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  • Reality
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HAPPY CAMPER~We have started camping~

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 ...

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Kendama World Cup Hatsukaichi 2019

Kendama has risen in popularity around the world to exceed its origins as a traditional toy. Its popularity has spread from Japan to America, Europe, and Asia, with Kendama competitions hosted all over the globe. Watch performances from foreign players who outshine even Japanese players. The Kendama...

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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...

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Udo-chan’s Trip Special 2019

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...

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Blissful Three-star Camps

Ken Tanaka, an outdoor expert, introduces the charm of camping style for all adults who want to enjoy on their days off!

大人が休日に実践したくなるキャンプ!アウトドアの達人 田中ケン(快適生活研究家)が様々なゲストを迎え、多種多様なキャンプスタイル、魅力をお届け!

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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...

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DearBOSS

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...

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Discover KYUSHU

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 ...

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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...

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Kagaku de Mutyamitasu!

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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KENDAMA WORLD CUP Hatsukaichi

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...

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KINBAKU

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...

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Like it! Baba’s time-saving cooking

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, "...

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LOCAL TASTES CHALLENGE

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?

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London Hearts

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...

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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...

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Otona tabi - aruki tabi

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...

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Setouchi Biyori

"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...

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The Journey of Noodle Road

On the hunt for noodle dishes, we will walk 350 km across the entire San’in Region, following Route 9 from Tsuwano in Shimane Prefecture to Iwami in Tottori Prefecture.
We will show you delicious noodles such as ramen, udon, soba and pasta on each episode. A journey (full) of encounters with heart-...

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Wafu-Souhonke

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...

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Wonder Box!Shikoku YOSAKOI FESTIVAL 2018

“Yosakoi Festival"is the biggest citizen festival held in the summer in Kochi City,Kochi Prefecture.In this program ,we introduce dances of the 2018 contest winning team.

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MIGAKU HITO -Japan's Polishing Artisans-

When we clean, we polish the heart and polish the smile.
At one time or another, everyone has probably felt the urge to clean because “tidying up makes you feel good and refreshed.”
Have you ever thought that people who clean, polish their own hearts as well?
And in so doing, they clean the grime...

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Fish & Pretty Girls... plus Pops

We Love Fishing: In this program, Haruka, who is a complete beginner in fishing, and Ami, who often goes fishing on weekends, go wild fishing and catching big or rare fish, such as yellowtail, rockfish, and bullhead, in the sea, rivers, and lakes in the vast lands of Hokkaido. The “pops,” who serves...

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KURO-SYACHI

KURO-SYACHI is an original character which has the characteristics below.
- Heroines who are “Cool”, “beautiful” and " The Japanese spirits of harmony” including “ Animation” and “Ninja” characteristics
- 2 Dimension character and 3 Dimension character are simulcast
- Idol group named “ Team S...

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Oh My God!

Traveler asks the foreign visitors for the most favorite picture shot in Japan, and the program finishes if anyone could show us a picture taken in Nagoya. However, the trick is, the traveler must go to the place where these pictures are taken. Traveler must continue his trip until he meets the pict...

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TOKUSON: Life Hacks!

Everybody needs life-hack tricks in their life! Famous celebrities will experiment and surprise you with these life changing life hacks!
Everybody needs life-hack tricks in their life!
This is a program that shows easy and excellent tips on cooking, cleaning up, organizing, etc to make your world ...