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.
This segment features Aso-Kuju National Park located in the central part of Japan’s Kyushu region. We’ll explore Aso’s massive caldera area and its expansive grasslands, and travel to Kuju’s mountain range and vast wetlands.
Eel or “unagi” has been widely loved by the Japanese since the Edo period. “Unadon,” rice bowl topped with grilled unagi soaked in salty-sweet sauce, is enjoyed at specialty restaurants like sushi and tempura. This segment features chefs and unagi farmers and their efforts to serve delicious unagi, taking a close look at the deeply entrenched culture of unagi in Japan.
End mills are cutting tools that are indispensable in manufacturing metal products. NS TOOL specializes in small-diameter end mills of 6mm or less, and has even developed one with only a diameter of 0.01mm, which can engrave letters on a strand of hair. This segment features the technology behind precision machinery and communication devices that support our daily lives.