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Hiroshi's Camping with Solitude
“I do it for myself, not for anybody else,” says Hiroshi as he goes about satisfying his own urges in this one-man camp program.
Why I Love My Cat
Reiko Takashima’s Family Heirloom Search! What’s in your Warehouse?
高島礼子が家宝捜索！蔵の中に何がある？ 다카시마 레이코가 가보를 수색한다! 창고 속에는 무엇이 있을까? 高島禮子搜索傳家寶！庫房中究竟有什麼？
60 min series｜57+ eps
It has quietly guarded the histories and livelihoods of local people for centuries as living proof of past ages. Inside these warehouses lie village histories and the thoughts and feelings of its ancestors often unbeknownst to current owners. They’re treasure troves of Japan’s memorial heritage.
A Blissful Stroll Through Kyoto
至福の京都ふらり散歩 행복한 교토 편안한 산책 幸福之極的京都漫步
The World Heritage 4K Premium Edition
THE 世界遺産 4K Premium Edition THE 세계유산 ４K Premium Edition 世界遺產 4K 白金版
30 min. × 12 eps.｜30 min. Series
Recorded with the most advanced visual image technology, TBS “World Heritage” has since its inception in 1996 has bemuse itself a valuable cultural property with its high-quality footage and visual documentation of mankind’s greatest treasures: UNESCO World Heritage sites. The program relaunched in June 2013 as the “The World Heritage 4K Premium Edition” focusing on expressing the sheer beauty of the world’s greatest marvels, and is Japan’s first program to be fully shot in 4K as the next generation in video technology, from photography to editing and post-production.
関口宏の風に吹かれて 세키구치 히로시의 바람에 실려 関口宏的社會教育之旅
60 min series｜Eps 39
The program introduces favorable ratings among intelligent and curious viewers, airing on TBS’s satellite channel, BS-TBS. The diverse spectrum of themes extend from the latest technology in robotics and small workshops that have been the backbone of industrial Japan to the latest developments in fishing, forestry and agriculture. Hiroshi Sekiguchi leaves the studio to personally interview the people in a candid manner, giving depth and a human face to their remarkable efforts. While Sekiguchi has turned the weekend TBS news program into a mainstay for viewers since 1987, this program features a refreshing new style of documentary program by focusing on the “faces in the field.”
Bus Tour Globe -Trotting
地球バス紀行 지구버스기행 地球巴士紀行
채널 재팬 日本頻道
60 min series｜Series
“Channel JAPAN” is an informational program broadcast across Asia and offers a fresh look at the latest in the Japanese economy, business, trends, culture and technology. TBS announcers, and Nikkei staff writer guide viewers on a tour of cutting-edge products and services, key persons and companies, the hottest tourist destinations, and a variety of other topics that are sure to captivate viewers across the region. Discover the energy, the attractions, and the limitless business opportunities that Japan has to offer.
Enchanting Around the World: Travel by Rail
世界一周魅惑の鉄道紀行 세계일주 매혹의 철도기행 世界一周鐵道魅力紀錄之旅
60 min series｜100+ eps
Do you have a desire to visit the world's best historical sites and dine at Michelin 3-star restaurants? To sip delicious wine as you stroll? To see for yourself the great pictures? And what's more, to see it all by rail? You too can taste the leisurely romance that only train travel offers from your living room, with beautiful landscapes unfolding before your eyes from your window seat in a grand introduction to resplendent people, places and feelings of wonder.
Find the WASABI!
Find the WASABI!
30 min series｜29 eps 24 eps are available in English and Spanish
Who is the last surviving ninja? What is the most popular dish at the Tsukiji fish market? What are the hottest selling items in Shibuya? Which is the juiciest steak in Kyushu? “Find t he WASAB I ” has 3 attractive Asian celebrities competing to find Japan’s yummiest, best-kept secrets - introducing the tastiest food, must-visit spots, and exciting activities in a unique and comical way. Lots of laughs, adventures and tears, guaranteed! Aired on prime-time in Malaysia and Singapore, and has since been picked up by broadcasters globally.
釣り百景 낚시백경 釣魚百景
60 min series｜100+ eps
Oceans! Rivers! Best-kept Secrets!
FURUSATO ＦＵＲＵＳＡＴＯ～從宇宙看到的地球 후루사토
38 min × 1ep｜1 ep
Since 2006, the Japanese Advanced Land Observation Satellite, DAICHI, has been observing World Heritage sites from space with three high-tech sensors. It has inspired this film, which uses images of World Heritage sites taken from space and here on Earth with a 4K digital camera. The original script is written by Kundo Koyama , winner of an 81st Academy Award for Okuribito (The Departures).
Getting to Know Beautiful Japan
美しい日本に出会う旅 아름다운 일본을 만나는 여행 探索日本之美的旅程
60 min series
So much of Japan’s natural and traditional beauty remains largely unknown. Picturesque townscapes, rows of merchant homes. Noble mansions of the samurai. Deep bamboo forests and cobblestone roads. Tasty delicacies and handicrafts known only to locals. This program sets out along the old highways to rediscover ageless “Japanese beauty”.
Giant Bugs: An Ant's Eye View of the World
アリの目で見た昆虫王国 개미의 눈으로 본 곤충왕국 螞蟻眼裏的昆蟲王國
2 eps 30 min series｜2 eps
This documentary features stunning 4K close-up footage of insects. It was filmed with a microscope camera specially designed by Satoshi Kuribayashi, that we call the Ant’s Eye View Camera - the first and only one in the world. The director of photography is Satoshi Kuribayashi, a Japanese nature photographer who was awarded the Lennart Nilsson Award for his outstanding photography in 2006.
イイよね！JAPAN 좋아요！ JAPAN 日本真是好
30 min series｜Eps 8
Asia’s prettiest, pickiest, shopping-loving Princess and her maid make a surprise visit to Japan!
日本遺産 일본유산 日本遺產
30 & 60 min series Season1: 11eps Season2: 6eps Season3: 7eps Season4: 1eps｜30 & 60 min series
Japan has a rich cultural heritage , both tangible and intangible, some of which are designated National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties. They are a legacy of the history that makes Japan what it is today. This series is the first to capture those nationally designated as Japan Heritage in 4K. Each 30-minute episode includes two Japan Heritage sites, giving viewers an unfiltered look at Japan’s exotic traditions and enthralling ancient festivals little-known outside of Japan.
カワイイスタイル 카와이이 스타일 哈日時尚風
30 min. x 20 eps.｜30 min. Series
Here for the pleasure of the stylish and tuned-in, information-hungry working set of popular Asian powerhouse, Singapore, is the first jointly-produced, Japan-Singapore television program aimed at disseminating "Japanese trends and culture" including Tokyo's latest fashions, trendiest streets and long queue-generating confectionaries. Hosted by Singapore's leading actress, Joanne Peh, who in her first trip to Japan brings her perfect sense of style and cool to latest Japanese couture!
PRIME JAPAN 日本のこころに出会う PRIME JAPAN 일본의 정신을 만나다 PRIME JAPAN 日本心相會
RAKUEN The Secret of Paradise
RAKUEN 三好和義と巡る楽園の旅 RAKUEN 미요시 카즈요시와 함께 하는 낙원 여행 RAKUEN 與三好和義巡游的樂園旅行紀
12 eps 40 min series｜12 eps
Kazuyoshi Miyoshi has published photo collections on Tahiti, Maldives, Seychelles, Hawaii and other paradises. In this
Rediscovering the Incas:The Empire that Lived with Mummies
インカ新発見への旅 〜ミイラと生きた帝国〜 잉카 신발견으로의 여행 ～미이라와 함께 한 제국～ 探索印加 ～ 與木乃伊共舞的帝國
55 min. x 1 ep.｜1 episode
For many, the Incan Empire conjures up images of exquisitely-masoned buildings, the terraced Andenes fields, and Incan gold. But how did this remarkable civilization grow to such incredible heights of power and influence in just over one century without the technologies of iron, the wheel or a written language? Travel along with the world’s leading experts from various scientific fields as they bring their own disciplinary approaches and expertise to solving some of the world’s greatest mysteries. When did the Incan Empire originate?
SAKABA: Bar Hopping Report by Rui Yoshida
吉田類の酒場放浪記 요시다 루이의 술집방랑기 吉田類的酒場放浪記
15 min series｜100+ eps
This is a unique program that introduces “izakayas” (Japanese-style bars) in downtown Tokyo, where “any adult can drop by alone when ever he feels like it.” One izakaya began as a food stall 80 years ago, another one serves raw pork guts… Every izakaya serves its own unique variety of Japanese sake and dishes, and viewers can enjoy watching the reality of the dramatic lives of its people. The program features the wonderful drinking experiences of illustrator Rui Yoshida and offers an introduction to the humanity of the people of downtown Tokyo.
SAKABA: Bar Hopping Women
おんな酒場放浪記 여성 술집방랑기 女人們的酒場放浪記
15 min series｜100+ eps
A female edition of the popular “SAKABA: Bar Hopping Report by Rui Yoshida” for women. Since first airing in 2003, the “SAKABA: Bar Hopping Report by Rui Yoshida” team has introduced viewers to some 500 drinking holes across the country and reported on over 1,500. But this time, drink loving women foray into the “middle aged male world” by hitting the program’s hand-picked establishments.
Short Filler Series
短編フィラーシリーズ 단편 필러시리즈 短編特集
タビフク。 타비후쿠 本節目全程由4K 技術拍攝。
Top female celebrities, models, singers and actresses - popular among women in their 20s - travel the country accompanied by true life friends in this candid travel program with a fashionable twist. The travelers venture to destinations that are currently soaring in popularity among young women, including the Okinawa mainland, outlying islands, Kyoto, Izumo and Karuizawa, and so on. What kind of travel do fashionable women do? What do they wear? From conversations about style to private lives, get a glimpse into the roots of their beauty. A must-see show for the fashion-conscious!
The Doorway to Dreams +
夢の扉＋ 꿈의 문＋ 夢想之窗
15 & 30 min series｜Eps 70
We want to make the world a better place!
The Dream Key
夢の鍵 夢的鑰匙（THE DREAM KEY） 꿈의 열쇠
15 min series｜13+ eps
A documentary focusing on Japan’s distinctive “monozukuri” philosophy of craftsmanship, and the passionate people who live and work by i t . How is this particular style of manufacturing evolving to suit the world in the 21st century?
The Voyage of World Spectacles
地球絶景紀行／新・地球絶景紀行 지구절경기행 地球絶景紀行
60min × 100+ eps ｜Eps 100+
In this program, the narrator, a wayfarer, travels around the globe and introduces spectacular sceneries that are encountered along the way. Not only does it deliver all the magnificent landscapes of the places; the ecology of the wildlife that inhabit them and the activities of all things in nature, as well as the daily lives of local people are all thoroughly conveyed.
The World Heritage
THE 世界遺産 세계유산 世界遺產
30 min. Series more episodes will follow｜Series
TBS’s ”World Heritage,” is a 30-minute weekly documentary series that is registered by UNESCO under Natural Heritage, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Sciences. The program started in spring, 1996, and over a span of 10 years has covered about 560 topics around the world. To better convey the grandeur of these treasures of the world, TBS has shot the series in High-Definition. High quality images, impeccable narrative, and beautiful music...the elements are simple and straightforward. The producers feel that this style of presentation works best to visually document and preserve the wonders of the world, and continue to do so to this day.