While most people would kick off their Japan adventures in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka – let’s fast forward you to Japan’s most underrated OG gem: Niigata!
Nature-esk Insta-spots…tempting food, drink…
traditional culture… What is Sakeology?
all of this after a 2 hours train ride from Tokyo!
Your Japanese journey isn’t over.
It’s time to explore more of this hidden OG gem: Niigata!
From nature…to rice and…timeless traditions.
Let’s soak in art, nature and indulge on a Japanese foodie trail
that will satisfy anyone’s cravings.
Get ready to… to ENJOY NIIGATA’s KINGDOM
Due to the spread of Covid-19, we can no longer enjoy our journey as we used to.So our TV show offers a new style of travel. The performers will visit wonderful locations throughout Kyushu. We can also see what they are seeing, including along the way. This is just a simulated travel experience. Go-Pro and drones. Enjoy beautiful travel footage in the latest shooting crisis.
由于 Covid-19 的传播，我们不能再像过去那样享受我们的旅程。
所以我们的电视节目提供了一种新的旅行方式。 表演者将参观九州各地的精彩地点。 我们还可以看到他们所看到的，包括沿途的。 这只是一个模拟的旅行体验。 Go-Pro 和无人机。 在最新的射击危机中享受美丽的旅行镜头。
Yamakoshi, this is the place where nishikigoi originally came from.
This is a documentary of Koi farmers in Yamakoshi.
The rice paddies overflow with water from the freshly melted snow,
as do the wild ponds in which nishikigoi are raised.
The hills and valleys overflow with water and greenery.
May is an important month in the cultivation of nishikigoi.
It's when the koi are released into the ponds.
Shintarou Koi Farm has been raising nishikigoi for fifty years.
Even in summer, they'll feed them and check water quality every day.
"They'll also have busy days hatching and choosing from the young fish.
Yet it is fall they look forward to.
What people want from nishikigoi is to watch them slowly swimming around.
So the bigger they are, the more fun it is to watch them swimming through
a pond. Also making their bodies bigger makes their colors more vivid.
Yamatoho! Is a plan to walk all 2936.9 kilometers of Kyushu Nature Trail, which connects the mountains of Kyushu. The assumed period is 365 days. The challenger of this project has been auditioning for talents active in Fukuoka since the fall of 2018, and was announced just before the start.”The intent of this project is to rediscover the beauty of the earth elements, such as the richness of nature in Kyushu and the lives of the people in Satoyama. And the two challengers grow up in an unexpected survival life, meeting and interacting with people ... the process is the highlight. This project is being implemented under the cooperation of the Ministry of the Environment Kyushu Regional Environment Office and supervision of the Kyushu Nature Trail Forum.
Whether it be Zen gardens, tea gardens or landscape gardens, a Japanese garden is renowned for it's sublime and tranquility. Bonsai, a Japanese art form using cultivation techniques to produce miniturized but realistic representation of nature in the form of a tree in small container, has been an international cult trend. Japanese garden and Bonsai represents state of the art combination of nature and human effort. In this series we explore it's history, design and philosophy behind extraordinary world of Japanese garden and Bonsai.
#1 Koishikawa Korakuen (Tokyo)
#2 Rikugien (Tokyo)
#3 Kairakuen (Mito, Ibaragi)
#4 Kyu-Shibarikyu Garden (Tokyo)
Everybody dreams to go to Sapporo snow festival. Its great snow statues, snow activities, romantic night strolling, great tastes of dishes... Sapporo is so much attractive for everyone. This program is specially made for travel beginners.
This year, at the 70th annual festival, there are a lot of people from foreign countries. And you can look the anime sculpture “Hatsune Miku ”. It’s so cute !! Japanese famous tennis player “Naomi Osaka” is also appeared as a snow sculpture.
This program covers both daytime and nighttime. And ice sculpture is lighten up by the colorful lighting. You should see Sapporo snow festival, and you are much impressed! It’s fantastic snow festival!
North Shinano in northern Nagano Prefecture is a place where many foreigners now call home. Why do they live in North Shinano?
Through the lives of 4 foreigners who have settled here, we rediscover the charms of Japan, the beauty of North Shinano and learn what makes Japan so special to them.
Hokkaido is surrounded by the sea and rich in nature and has lots kinds of fish. A young female reporter who is a fishing beginner tries to get a fish by helping of a fishing veteran assistant.
Sometimes she rides on a ship, and sometimes fish from the coast to aim for big fish. After fishing she cooks and enjoy eating the fish she caught. If you are interested in fishing, why don’t you start fishing by watching this program ?
No doubt you will love fishing !
There is a scenery only in Hokkaido, so we want to go to see.
There is something we don’t know yet, so we can enjoy new surprises.
Let's encounter with people who live in Hokkaido !
Let's go to Hokkaido where we don’t know yet !
This is the theme of this program.
Each episodes show not only the places like Otaru, World Heritage Shiretoko, Hakodate where a lot of tourists visit, but also introduce a lot of charm in Hokkaido that local people don’t know well.
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 as the director of this program and loves fishing and pretty girls, kindly gives guidance to the two “fishing girls.”
One fun part of fishing is to cook fish well and enjoy it. In this program, Ami, a very beautiful fishing girl, shows her specialty dishes. Haruka, on the other hand, has a hard time because she is not good at cooking! They aim to become fishing girls with cooking skills!
Let’s check the latest top 3 in Japan !
Brand new program, showing you various kinds of “Best threes of Japan”. “Best 3 unique bus tour”, “Best 3 yummy ramen” and “Best 3 hot spring” This program will bring you latest information of Japan.
We proudly presents “Joyous Japan”, an ambitious project to uncover hidden treasures to millions of your viewers and potential travelers to Japan.
Joyous Japan is a half-hour travelogue with 21 episodes. More than 20 regional stations among NNS participated in this brand new project. From gourmet food to local soul food, and from gorgeous to hotels to down-to-earth
accommodations, Joyous Japan brings out the best and the latest in what regional Japan can offer to travelers coming over to today’s Japan.
In each episode, top three destinations among various topics from food to railways to hot springs, are uncovered.
Let’s go to Hokkaido with your camera !
There are a lot of beautiful scenes in Hokkaido. Aiku Maikawa is a model and also a phtotographer. She enjoy going to travel and takeing a nice photo !
AikuMaikawa is a model and also a photographer. She travels around in Hokkaido and takes a beautiful photos. There are a lot of beautiful scenes in Hokkaido. Why don’t you go to Hokkaido with a camera ? Each episode shows one tourist spot in Hokkaido. This program is completed by each episode. You must be facinated by beautiful scenes in Hokkaido.
MADE IN 京都
Kyoto's allure lies not only in its shrines and temples or the elegance of the city.
For more than a millennium since the year 794, Kyoto flourished as the capital, leading the way in the arts, architecture and commerce. The essence of Japanese culture was born in Kyoto, and has been refined and passed down to modern times. Japanese quality which is recognized throughout the world has its roots in Kyoto and its culture of craftsmanship.
"Made in Kyoto" introduces artistry at its best – from traditional weaving and cuisine to state-of-the-art robotics - created and nurtured by the masters of Kyoto who know true quality.
【MADE IN 京都】就是，从传统的纺织织物和京料理到最先进的机器人技术，介绍最会挑选真货的京都人淬炼出来的工匠技艺。
Explore all around Japan!!
Hokkaido, Mt.Fuji, Historical temple...Every curious places in Japan are here. You know so many places to see around Japan. For example;Drifting ice in Hokkaido, bicycle trip to Mt. Fuji, legendary old Dogo hot spring in Ehime, unique Donburi cuisine in Aomori… Every episodes are basically focusing on one specific prefecture of Japan. Watching this program will make you feel like you’ve traveled to Japan for several times! Now aired in over 20 countries all over the world!
Yippee! Traveling in Japan is fun!!
Everything is new and curious through the travelers’ eye. Japanese culture, foods, way of life, hospitality and tradition… so much more to look around in northern Japan!!
Tohoku and Hokkaido area has so many charms. Travelers go to every prefecture and try find hidden charms. Can they find something new and special in Tohoku area?
Let’s enjoy Northern Japan travelers!
What makes a person attractive and charming? Some may say a good personality, being knowledgeable in various fields, being an expert in one area, or having cultural understanding etc. Do you think you are charming enough? Topics covered include economy, history, culture, music and much more. Each episode has a theme titled as "Let’s go to ... to enhance your charm!" and presents the viewers with various video clips that stimulate their intellectual curiosity. By watching these videos, the presenters and the viewers are able to raise their level of attractiveness. "Charming Workers’ Directory" section draws attentions to occupations and its professionals who are not often spotlighted. This is a variety program that feeds the viewers’ intellectual curiosity with tips to enrich their personal charm.
Japan is known as a paradise for its world famous hot springs. The number of renowned and unrevealed hot springs found throughout Japan is seemingly countless.
This program is divided into two sections, with each section introducing one hot spring inn. The owner of the inn explains the aspects that he or she wants to particularly emphasize about the hot spring, as well as the history behind it. The viewers are also introduced to the inn itself, along with its surround- ings and delicious local dishes. It is as if the viewers themselves are visiting the inn, together with the program's traveling hosts.
Japan – a wonderful country.
A place where in every season nature offers its own flavor.
It’s home to a unique culture where the gods are an integral part of the lives of the people.
Its land is fertile…and its seas bountiful.
And it’s a country with world-class technologies.
Japan is a paradise that is sure to stimulate your curiosity.
Situated in the heart of Japan, the Tokai area, which comprises Aichi, Gifu and Mie prefectures, has many charms.