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J-FACTORY

Achieving the Pinnacle of Technology

J-FOOD

Japan’s Scallops Taking On the World

J-SKILLS

Passing Down High Technological Skills

J-ADVENTURE

runAway: Sacred Pilgrimage Deep Into Nature

ALL CATEGORY

Achieving the Pinnacle of Technology
Longstanding manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. has la...
Aired: Oct. 25, 2019
Japan’s Scallops Taking On the World
A qualifying round of the 7th Washoku World Challenge culinary c...
Aired: Oct. 25, 2019
Passing Down High Technological Skills
Hitachi High-Technologies manufactures cutting-edge equipment su...
Aired: Oct. 25, 2019
runAway: Sacred Pilgrimage Deep Into Nature
In one of runAway’s greatest adventures to date, Dean Newcombe a...
Aired: Oct. 25, 2019
Tokyo 2020 -Appetizing Hospitality-
The Host Town House visitors’ facility will be launched in Tokyo...
Aired: Sep. 27, 2019
The Roots of Beautiful Eyelashes
In Japan, the eyes are considered to be the most important area ...
Aired: Sep. 27, 2019
Heritage of Tradition and Rebirth
One of Japan’s most highly reputed hotels, beloved by visitors f...
Aired: Sep. 27, 2019
runAway: Hiking Ancient Trails
This month, the runAway team are stepping back into ancient Japa...
Aired: Sep. 27, 2019
The Himeji “White” Tour
Himeji Castle, also known as the White Heron Castle, is the symb...
Aired: Aug. 29, 2019
IT Rugby
In 2015, Japan’s national rugby team achieved a historic victory...
Aired: Aug. 29, 2019
Peachy Fukushima
There is a straight road in Fukushima Pref. called the Peach Lin...
Aired: Aug. 29, 2019
runAway: Kayak Adventures in Mie
It’s time for the runAway team to take to the seas! They’re trav...
Aired: Aug. 29, 2019
Japan Trip Navigator
The number of visitors to Japan reached 30 million in 2018. Soci...
Aired: Jul. 25, 2019
Wearable Robot for Work
In February 2019, a wearable robot was introduced at Narita and ...
Aired: Jul. 25, 2019
Into the World of Japanese Cuisine and Knives
Jon Klip from Toronto, Canada is training as a Washoku or Japane...
Aired: Jul. 25, 2019
runAway: Flavours from the Sea
The runAway team find themselves back beside the sea. As they fo...
Aired: Jul. 25, 2019
Social Inclusivity and Art
With one year to go before the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...
Aired: Jun. 27, 2019
Japanese Rice for Sustainability
In Japan, various rice-related industries are cooperating toward...
Aired: Jun. 27, 2019
A Kids’ Diner Making a Difference
“The Kids’ Diner” is a Japanese film released in spring of 2019,...
Aired: Jun. 27, 2019
runAway: Running to Shizuoka’s Hidden Valley
This month, the runAway team are heading deep into the mountains...
Aired: Jul. 27, 2019
The Osaka Wonder Loop
The city of Osaka in western Japan now has the highest growth ra...
Aired: May. 30, 2019
Designing Top Performance
The Ninja H2R motorcycle launched in 2016 by Kawasaki has record...
Aired: May. 30, 2019
Weaving Connections Through Art
TURN is a socially inclusive art project lead by Katsuhiko Hibin...
Aired: May. 30, 2019
runAway: Cycling Nature-rich Izu
The runAway team are back! After conquering Mt. Fuji, they now h...
Aired: May. 30, 2019
What is EGING?
“Egi” is a traditional lure to catch squid and squid-fishing. Us...
Aired: Apr. 25, 2019
Creative Washoku
Shimo-kitazawa is a vibrant hub of Tokyo culture and trends. A r...
Aired: Apr. 25, 2019
Paper Made of Stone
Increased awareness towards the use of plastic are beginning to ...
Aired: Apr. 25, 2019
runAway: Conquering Japan’s Highest Peak
Mt. Fuji is an icon of Japan. Situated on the border of Yamanash...
Aired: Apr. 25, 2019
Fusion of Food Culture
The KIKKOMAN LIVE KITCHEN TOKYO in Ginza, the heart of Tokyo, op...
Aired: Feb. 28, 2019
Behind the Transparency of Acrylic Panels
Acrylic sheet manufacturer Shinshi plays a significant role in t...
Aired: Feb. 28, 2019
Clean Water for All
Motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha Motor has developed a water purif...
Aired: Feb. 28, 2019
Collecting the Charms of Shizuoka
“Host Towns” are cities and municipalities all over Japan that w...
Aired: Feb. 28, 2019

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