TBS Program Catalog

For International Buyers

PDF Catalog Program Search Log in Contact us

Footage

CJ25 Odate Magewappa/ bent woodware 大館曲げわっぱ

Inquiry

Print

Synopsis
Odate Magewappa or bent woodware made by heating a thinly shaved board of Akita cedar wood and bending it. The skill of a master craftsman is in this part where the bent board and the board are put together. It is shaved with a plane to a thinness of less than a millimeter. Finally, using the bark of the mountain cherry tree, the joints are closed.

Magewappa ,Bent woodware, Odate

You may also like
  • Travel/Landmarks
CJ1 Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma (Hot Spring)

CJ1 Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma (Hot Spring)   

群馬草津温泉   

Kusatsu Onsen is located in the northwest corner of Gunma Prefecture. Keyword: kusatsu, onsen, Gunma, hot spring

  • Travel/Landmarks
CJ111 Oya Underground Mine

CJ111 Oya Underground Mine   

大谷石採掘場

In the darkness ahead, a single beam of sunlight pierces through from above. This is the only time the sunlight shines through like this. This magical scene only occurs at a specific time each day. Keyword: Oya, underground mine

  • Food
  • Industry/Factory
CJ13 Frozen Udon Factory

CJ13 Frozen Udon Factory   

冷凍うどん

In the process of making frozen udon, a huge freezer comes into play. The udon noodles are placed on serving-size trays, and frozen immediately at minus 35 degrees Celsius for 15 minutes. Because the udon is frozen quickly at its best condition, it retains the freshly boiled texture even after defr...

  • Industry/Factory
  • Architecture
CJ28 Underground Rainfall Reservoir in Tokyo

CJ28 Underground Rainfall Reservoir in Tokyo   

東京の溜池システム

During heavy rainfall when water levels rise above the 1.6 meter-high dam, water flows into this reservoir. The reservoir is about 140meterswide and about 130meters long, and can hold up to 210,000㎡ of water. Keyword: water, storage, rain, reservoir, architecture, flood, facility, overflow

  • Culture
CJ42 Plastic Food Samples II

CJ42 Plastic Food Samples II   

食品サンプル2

The food samples are made with Japanese craft skills. Beer with the waterdrops on the glass looks real and is quite popular at the store. Keyword: plastic food, sample, store, handmade, craftsman

  • Travel/Landmarks
CJ67 Airport Shuttle Bus

CJ67 Airport Shuttle Bus   

空港行バス

The shuttle bus runs between Tokyo and Narita Airport. Currently, they have 2,000 customers per day. Keyword: airport, bus

  • Travel/Landmarks
CJ73 Aerial Shot of Tokyo

CJ73 Aerial Shot of Tokyo   

都内空撮

Aerial shot of Tokyo city. Keyword: aerial, Tokyo

  • Industry/Factory
CJ8 Sugar Cane Harvest Tractor

CJ8 Sugar Cane Harvest Tractor   

さとうきび狩りトラクター

Here in Otofuke Town in Hokkaido, people take advantage of the wide-open area to conduct large-scale agriculture. His tractor and combine have certain modifications to manage a sprawling 99 hectares of farmland. Keyword: Hokkaido, sugar cane, tractor, farmer, farmland, agriculture

  • Travel/Landmarks
CJ92 Hatobus - Tokyo Sightseeing Bus Tours

CJ92 Hatobus - Tokyo Sightseeing Bus Tours   

はとバス

Tokyo Station's Marunouchi exit is the start point for these yellow buses: the Hato bus. It's ready to hit the ground running in its 65th year of establishment. Keyword: Tokyo, bus tour, sightseeing

  • Culture
CJ97 Shell Button

CJ97 Shell Button   

貝のボタン

The shell buttons made by this company are more expensive than those made of plastic. But, because of the nice natural feel, they are highly sought after by many famous overseas brands like Paul Smith. Keyword: fashion, factory, shell, brand