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ASEAN Now and the Future
Connectivity and Economic Corridors


Series Information

2017 is ASEAN’s 50th anniversary. This series, ASEAN Now and the Future – Connectivity and Economic Corridors, was produced as a joint project to commemorate the anniversary with the TV stations of four ASEAN countries which joined the association later – CLMV = Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam – by examining their cooperative relations with Japan and the impact of the East-West and Southern Economic Corridors on the economies and ways of life of the Indochina Peninsula. Programs were made from the perspectives of each of the four countries with the assistance of Japanese TV program production experts.The programs will be broadcast as a series in the local languages of each CLMV country and in English on NHK World TV as onsite reports on the current situations and prospects of these ASEAN lands now experiencing spectacular economic growth.

Episodes

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Exploring the Lands of the Ainu In this series, we visit areas in Hokkaido with deep connections to the Ainu living there and showcase their prayers, dances, and traditional ceremonies passed down through generations.
Catch Japan Explore a colorful variety of modern Japan’s most popular topics, including food, technology, ecology and regional promotions, with a focus on the innovative ideas and passionate effort from the people behind it all.
J-Entertainment Infotainment show featuring young artists full of talent with their unique sense of “Japan.”
Trailblazers We follow Japan’s trailblazers breaking new ground in various fields and discover the purpose that keeps them moving forward.
ASEAN Now and the Future Ⅲ: Plastics in the Ocean This series is the third set of productionsof the ASEAN Now and the Futureproject.
Explore Japan This series will feature how various culture in modern Japan and overseas blend together and influence each other.
SPIRIT OF JAPAN The program introduces the history and wisdom behind Japan’s technological strength and specialties, which are helping to revitalize regional areas of the country.
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