Japan Video Topics (DVD)

2020/1/11

2019/2020 No.4

  • The Lucky Cat
  • Revolution in Bone Regeneration
  • Working Out to the Radio
  • Restoring a Region's Symbol - Kumamoto Castle

 

2019/2020 No.3

  • Peaches From Fukushima
  • Fireworks - Traditional Skills in a Modern Entertainment
  • Innovative Underground Cycle Parking
  • Sunset over Izumo

 

2019/2020 No.2

  • Yokohama - A City and its Sea
  • Sanuki Kagari Temari - Embroidered Hand Balls
  • Japanese Engineering for the Gold
  • Ekiben - Boxed Lunches for Train Travel

 

2019/2020 No.1

  • Manga – Unleashing Your Inner Artist
  • A Paper Revolution
  • Osaka's Newest Art Scene
  • Karate

 

2018/2019 No.6

  • Dainichido Bugaku - A 1,300-Year-Old Dance Tradition
  • Cute Smartphone Trends
  • A Special Eye for Quality at Toyosu Fish Market
  • Wooden Buildings That Won’t Burn

 

2018/2019 No.5

  • Enjoying the Autumn Colors
  • Arimatsu Shibori Tie-Dyeing
  • Staying on Shodoshima Island - An Inviting Labyrinth
  • Ultra-Small Water Power Generator

 

2018/2019 No.4

  • Scanning History’s Secrets
  • Hidden Flavor in Japanese Cuisine
  • A Renaissance in Silk
  • Karuta - A Japanese Card Game

 

2018/2019 No.3

  • Life with Virtual Companions
  • The Goldfish Lanterns of Yanai
  • “Washi” Masking Tape
  • High-Tech Textiles Fight Fatigue

 

2018/2019 No.2

  • Japan Points the Way to Better Safety
  • Japan’s Most Faithful Dogs - The Akita Inu
  • Iizuka City and Wheelchair Tennis - From Rehab to World Sport
  • Japanese Ultra-Precision Spring Technology

 

2018/2019 No.1

  • Wagashi as Performance From Artisan to Artist
  • Never Too Old - Seniors Master Digital Technology
  • Kamaishi’s New Alloy Cobarion - Transforming the Biomedical World
  • Runners on Patrol - Keeping Suburban Streets Safe

 

2017/2018 No.6

  • Medals with Memories - Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • A Feast for the Eyes - Sushi Rolls for Celebrating
  • The Way of the Ninja - An Art for Living
  • Clean Energy in Snowy Niseko
  • Kumamoto’s Blue Bags - A Symbol of Resilience

 

2017/2018 No.5

  • Ichida Kaki - The Sweet Taste of Dried Persimmons
  • Welcome to the World of Cosplay
  • New Life for an Old Wisteria

 

2017/2018 No.4

  • Jikabuki - 300 Years of Amateur Theater
  • Learning about Life with Robots
  • Yuru Sports - A Laid-back Approach
  • Your Face is Your ID

 

2017/2018 No.3

  • Dancing for the Departed
  • Survival Food, Gourmet Style
  • Sumo Wrestling, with Bulls
  • Eco-friendly Firefighting Foam

 

2017/2018 No.2

  • Niijima Glass - Bright Future for a Small Island
  • Nail Art - Japanese Design with Universal Appeal
  • Sanriku Railway - Symbol of Hope
  • Japan’s Currency Technology

 

2017/2018 No.1

  • Women Horseback Archers Compete in Yabusame
  • Japanese High-Tech Films Revolutionize Food
  • New Planetaria Bring the Stars to Life
  • Okigusuri: Trust-Based Medicine Marketing

 

2016/2017 No.6

  • Taxi: Wheeling for the World's Best Hospitality
  • Shimi Culture: Preserving Food and Tradition
  • Plastic Models: An Ever-Evolving Small World
  • Obakeyashiki: Ghost Houses of Frightful Fun

 

2016/2017 No.5

  • Illuminations: The Sparkling Jewels of Nighttime
  • Chindonya: Walking Advertisements
  • VR: A Virtual and Real Future
  • Arita Porcelain: Firing the Furnace in the 400th Year

 

2016/2017 No.4

  • Tokyo Makeup: Beautification-in-Station
  • The Capsule Hotel: More Than Just a Bed
  • Aso: 1,000 Years with the Grassland
  • The Vending Machine: High-Tech on the Sidewalk

 

2016/2017 No.3

  • Clap! Clap! "Tejime"
  • The "Tachigui" Restaurant: Japanese Food Stands Up
  • Contemporary Art Inspires Islands: Setouchi Triennale
  • Noren: Cloths Conveying Tradition Across Time

 

2016/2017 No.2

  • Tokyo’s First World Cultural Heritage: The National Museum of Western Art
  • Ukai on the Nagara River: People Living with Nature
  • Handwashing to Save the World: Globalizing a Childhood Habit
  • Seeding the Future with Robots: Agriculture Goes High-Tech

 

2016/2017 No.1

  • Jakuchu: Brilliance Beyond 300 Years
  • Wrapping: A Gift from the Heart
  • A Taste from Japan - UMAMI
  • Flood Control from Underground

 

2015/2016 No.6

  • Smiles Again in Tohoku
  • Nishikigoi - Fish as Art
  • Tiny Bubbles with Huge Potential
  • Para-Ekiden - A new kind of Relay

 

2015/2016 No.5

  • Japan’s Red-crowned Crane - The Kushiro Wetlands
  • Capsule Toys - Not Just for Children
  • The Mamachari - Japan’s City Bicycle
  • Kiri-e - The Art of Cutting Paper

 

2015/2016 No.4

  • Japan Blue
  • Yuzu - The Fruit that Saved a Village
  • Plating - A Technology Still at the Cutting Edge
  • A New Era for Japan’s Forests

 

2015/2016 No.3

  • Origami Goes High-tech
  • Welcome to a World of Robots
  • Behind the Scenes in a Noh Theater
  • Koji - Beyond the Traditional Usage

 

2015/2016 No.2

  • Harie - A Community Centered on Water
  • Kaizen - The Secret behind Japanese Productivity
  • Safer Japanese Methods for Deterring Insects
  • Uji - Birthplace of Matcha Green Tea

 

2015/2016 No.1

  • Kiriko - Lantern Festivals of Noto
  • Haiku - The World’s Shortest Poem
  • Bluefin Tuna Aquaculture - Completing the Farm-raising Cycle
  • Stamps and Seals - For Business and Fun

 

2014/2015 No.6

  • By Shinkansen to Hokuriku
  • Kendama's Global Appeal
  • Reviving a Town's Old Machiya
  • Eco Ships for Cleaner Seas
  • Japan - A Nation of Light (30")

 

2014/2015 No.5

  • Snow Monkeys
  • Satchels Filled with Memories
  • Changing Corporate Cafeterias
  • White Impulse
  • 30 Second Trailer

 

2014/2015 No.4

  • What is a Yurukyara?
  • Kurokawa Onsen - An Old Hot Spring Revived
  • Silken Thread from Spiders
  • A Japanese Approach to Bread

 

2014/2015 No.3

  • Prepared for Disaster
  • The Japanese Love of Sound
  • Kisoji-The Old Mountain Road
  • The Spirit of Mottainai

 

2014/2015 No.2

  • Festival Art in Tohoku
  • A Spirit of Service
  • Exploring a Tokyo Yokocho
  • Washi - The Versatile Paper

 

2014/2015 No.1

  • The Islands of Nagasaki
  • Caring Technology
  • Making Tokyo Life Easier
  • A Clean and Tidy Life

 

2013/2014 No.6

  • Cooking Toys Promote Communication
  • Manhole Cover Art
  • Japanese Fast Food: Stand and Eat Soba
  • Eyeglass Capital Sabae Leads Innovation

 

2013/2014 No.5

  • A Seven-Minute Miracle! The Shinkansen Cleaning Theater
  • Becoming More Useful: Innovative Food Containers
  • High School Students' Challenge!
  • LED Fishing Lights: Revolutionizing the Fishing Industry

 

2013/2014 No.4

  • What is Spochan? - An extremely safe sword sport from Japan
  • Chopstick Culture In Japan
  • Powered Suits Helping Farmers
  • Ise Jingu Shikinen Sengu Reconstructing Tradition

 

2013/2014 No.3

  • Landscape Gardener
  • Getting Together! The Latest Cafes and Bars
  • The Japanese Crested Ibis - Starting Over from Zero
  • Communication Robots

 

2013/2014 No.2

  • Ultra-Lightweight Vehicle
  • Tatami and the Japanese Lifestyle
  • Sightseeing Train
  • Sushi Academy

 

2013/2014 No.1

  • Koban (Japanese Police Box)
  • Tsunami Simulation - Helping Limit Damage
  • Hydroponic Farming
  • Hakone - A Relaxing Retreat

 

2012/2013 No.5

  • The School Day
  • School Meals
  • School Events
  • Summer Vacation

 

2012/2013 No.4

  • Trendsetting Tokyo
  • Tokyo's Latest Landmark
  • Tokyo – City of Sports
  • Gourmet Tokyo

 

2012/2013 No.3

  • The Spirit of Budo
  • Budo Techniques and Power
  • Traditional Budo Equipment
  • Budo Today

 

2012/2013 No.2

  • Kamakura – Home of Samurai Culture
  • Jomon Archeological Sites in Tohoku
  • Okinawa World Heritage
  • Mt. Fuji, Japan's Sacred Mountain

 

2012/2013 No.1

  • Tohoku's Eco-friendly Reconstruction
  • Geothermal Energy in Japan
  • Pioneering Disaster Technology
  • New National Park for Sanriku

 

2011/2012 No.9

  • The Camellias of Hagi
  • Arita Porcelain
  • Leading-Edge Desalination Technology
  • Wadaiko Drumming

 

2011/2012 No.8

  • Meiji Jingu - A Tokyo Oasis
  • Amezaiku Candy Sculpture
  • Saving Energy with Sensors
  • Kyo Yuzen Kimono Dyeing

 

2011/2012 No.7

  • Gokayama's Thatched Farmhouses
  • Another Taste of Japan
  • Stronger and Lighter than Steel
  • Maki-e – Gold on Lacquer

 

2011/2012 No.6

  • Niihama Taiko Festival
  • Japanese Rice Snacks
  • Shaping Our World with Plastics
  • The Puppet Art of Bunraku

 

2011/2012 No.5

  • Solar Power in Japan
  • Ise-Shima - Ancient Shrines and Pearls
  • Stationery Moves with the Times
  • The Ukiyoe Tradition

 

2011/2012 No.4

  • A Festival of Festivals - Tohoku Rokkon Sai
  • 800 Years of Tradition - Aizu Tajima Gion Festival
  • Showcasing Tohoku Dance - Kitakami Michinoku Geino Festival
  • Festival on Matsushima Bay - Shiogama Minato Festival

 

2011/2012 No.3

  • Hiraizumi – Once Again a Beacon of Hope
  • Fukushima’s World-leading Aluminium Technology
  • The Magnificent Wooden Chests of Sendai
  • Keeping the Auto Industry on the Road

 

TOHOKU Selection

  • Miyagi - where the samurai spirit lingers
  • Lacquer Reborn
  • Hiraizumi - Glories of Long Ago
  • Nanbu-tekki Cast Ironware
  • Lakes of Many Colors

 

2011/2012 No.2

  • Takachiho – Land of Legends
  • Walking on Wood
  • Flea Markets for Fun
  • Technology Inspired by Tradition

 

2011/2012 No.1

  • The Colourful World of Bentobako
  • Miniaturizing Medicine
  • Experimenting with Fashion
  • Miyajima – Island Shrine to Nature

 

2010/2011 No.9

  • Izu – Paradise of Flowers
  • Snow and Hemp in Ojiya
  • Leave it All to the Movers
  • Hina – Ningyo Dolls

 

2010/2011 No.8

  • Japan’s high-speed rail system
  • Matsue – the water city
  • Speedy and safe – Japan’s egg technology
  • Artful gift wrapping
  • Azuki – the versatile little red bean

 

2010/2011 No.7

  • Wajima-nuri lacquerware
  • Lighting up the night in Arashiyama
  • Fine marquetry from Hakone
  • A cascade of chrysanthemums

 

2010/2011 No.6

  • Lakes of Many Colors
  • Safe Water from Every Tap
  • Tsunami Kanzashi Hair Ornaments
  • Karatsu Kunchi Festival

 

2010/2011 No.5

  • Onigiri – rice to go
  • When lacquer meets deerskin
  • Electric vehicles hit the street
  • Owara Kaze no Bon Festival

 

2010/2011 No.4

  • The Dinosaurs of Katsuyama
  • Tokyo’s New Green Heart
  • Ishiakari Stone Lanterns

 

2010/2011 No.3

  • Cyber Robot Suits
  • Kumiko Latticework
  • The Essential Bean
  • Pillars of Flame

 

2010/2011 No.2

  • Wasabi
  • Rebun – Island of Flowers
  • Japan’s Advanced Vending Machines
  • Tenugui – The Handy Cloth

 

2010/2011 No.1

  • Kakunodate – Sakura and Samurai
  • Designed for Universal Use
  • A Tradition of Fine Blades
  • Edo Period Puppet Theatre