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Kamikochi 『 上高地』 : A Sacred Mountain Paradise The Japan Alps run down the middle of Japan's main island of Honshu, reaching heights of 3,000 meters. Kamikochi is in the north part of the Alps, in the city of Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture. Surrounded by mountains, the valley lies at a height of around 1,500 meters. The name Kamikochi originally meant "The Place where the Gods Descends to Earth". Kamikochi is the gateway to the Northern Alps, which is very popular with climbers in Japan. Every year, more than 1 million tourists visit Kamikochi. Kamikochi is said to be "The Place where the Gods Descend to Earth". The valley is only open from April through to November. Access is strictly controlled to protect the environment. Kama Tunnel is the only entrance to Kamikochi. Its gate is only ope...
NHK World has launched a push notification system for emergency information and breaking news. The free app delivers earthquake and tsunami warnings and NHK World news alerts. With this on your phone, you'll have all the information you need in Japan at your fingertips.
The Japanese government's increasing alignment with US military actions in the Islamic world has been impacting this nation's relationship with the Islamic world. At the same time, there are now dozens of mosques across Japan, and many estimates now put the number of resident Muslims in Japan above 100,000. Against the backdrop of the troubling overseas events, Bridging Muslims and Japanese examines how resident Muslims are coping with suspicions and responding with confidence-building activities within their local communities and beyond. Watch the Director's Interview! https://youtu.be/_JBGVNA_qA0
Shenzhen is a city located in Guangdong Province, just across the bay from Hong Kong. Referred to as "China's Silicon Valley", it has increasingly gained an identity as an ideal location for entrepreneurs and engineers in the electronics sector, who come to the city seeking to make their ideas into the reality of a new career or an impressive livelihood. Around these creators spring even more new services catering to their intense lifestyles. But in this young, bustling city, it is only the best and brightest who can make their way. In this episode, we follow a day of activity in the city where dreams are realized, Shenzhen.
Many foreigners find Japanese construction sites really cool. What’s so cool about them? Foreigners are surprised to find schedules and rendering illustrations posted at construction sites as well as to find apology signs for causing inconvenience. Also, they found tobi professionals serving as the leader of the entire team building foothold and framework at the construction site for a high-rise building. And the world’s first double-arm power shovel, a distinguished machine enabling two different jobs to be conducted simultaneously. The program will explore cools in its techniques and consideration shown at Japanese construction sites.
Sushi is, without doubt, Japan's most beloved food worldwide. But what makes sushi, Japan's unique bite-sized delicacy, so good? From fish like tuna to wasabi, nori seaweed and the all-important Japanese rice, we take a look at the ingredients that make sushi so special -- and meet the farmers, fishermen, wholesalers and chefs who make it all possible.
72 years after the end of World War Ⅱ, a group of about a dozen people visited Japan. They were born and raised in Vietnam yet consider Japan their homeland in some sense. Their fathers were Japanese soldiers who remained in Vietnam after the war, to fight for the country's independence from France. About 70 of these soldiers had families in Vietnam but suddenly went back to Japan without saying a word. The group from Vietnam arrived in Japan in October of 2017, chasing their fathers' shadows.
This time, we put the spotlight on the Japanese spice sansho. The intense spiciness of sansho is enough to numb one's tongue, but unlike normal pepper, it actually comes from a citrus fruit. The refreshing aroma of the spice has made it a popular ingredient for desserts in recent years. Join us as we learn the best ways to incorporate this unique Japanese spice into a meal directly from sansho producers.
English-speaking visitors travel the length of Japan, exploring the local culture, meeting the people and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks. English-speaking visitors travel the length of Japan, exploring the local culture, meeting the people and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks. English-speaking visitors travel the length of Japan, exploring the local culture, meeting the people and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks. English-speaking visitors travel the length of Japan, exploring the local culture, meeting the people and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks.
Bento Expo covers the healthy, appetizing and economical world of bento! A special thanks to the bento lovers from nearly 30 countries who sent in photos of their bento ideas. On this episode we'll introduce recipes for the most liked photos as chosen by our viewers. Then, bento creator Maki Ogawa shows off an easy-to-make bento that's perfect for a picnic during cherry blossom season. We'll also review some of the most popular bento recipes from previous episodes.
Indonesia's rapidly expanding economy has led to a growing middle class. Rising consumption is changing trends and the lifestyles of young people. Today we look at how increased spending and demands are shaping the country's youth culture.
After the nuclear accident in 2011, Daisuke Shimizu began documenting scenes in Fukushima Prefecture, the place where he was born, using time-lapse photography. Shimizu visits locations on the coast, including communities to which evacuated residents have recently been given permission to return and rebuild their lives. In short videos that combine many photographs, Shimizu documents change in a unique way. What glimmers of hope does he reveal in the poignant beauty of the Fukushima landscape?
It's no overstatement to say that Katsushika Hokusai changed the world of art. The master of Japanese ukiyo-e influenced the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists in Europe, affecting fashion, music, anime and even social thought. In this program, super high-definition 8K cameras get up close to the recent Hokusai exhibit at the British Museum. Tune in to discover the enduring appeal of Hokusai.
On-Air: Jan. 1 & 2, 2018 https://www.nhk.or.jp/songsoftokyo/ Featuring 16 globally-popular Japanese artists, NHK World presents SONGS OF TOKYO, a program that showcases Japanese culture and music to the world! Set to broadcast on January 1 and 2, part 1 presents a diverse lineup of Japanese artists, such as Cornelius, MIYAVI, Perfume and X JAPAN. Broadcast Schedule: Part 1: January 1, 2018 7:10, 14:10, 21:10, 27:10 (Japan time) Part 2: January 1, 2018 8:10, 15:10, 22:10, 28:10 (Japan time) Part 3: January 2, 2018 7:10, 14:10, 21:10, 27:10 (Japan time) Part 4: January 2, 2018 8:10, 15:10, 22:10, 28:10 (Japan time) Watch live on: https://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/live FOLLOW NHK WORLD Website : https://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/ Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/nhkworld/
Sudden spikes in blood sugar after meals are hard to detect through regular checkups. But they can damage blood vessels, and have been linked to heart attacks, dementia and cancer. Even people who are slender or don't have diabetes can be affected. Japanese medical experts have found that cutting back on carbohydrates and changing the order in which we eat different foods can be effective. We'll also introduce easy exercises to help control blood-sugar levels.
GRAND SUMO Highlights: January tournament on NHK World https://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/sumo/ Bout of Day 15: An intense match between Tochinoshin and Endo. Watch how Tochinoshin, the winner of January Sumo Tournament, won his last match using a technique called Oshidashi (frontal push out). Enjoy all matches of this tournament on NHK WORLD GRAND SUMO Highlights. https://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/sumo/ FOLLOW NHK WORLD Website : https://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/ Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/nhkworld/