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CJ6 Unmanned Robot Tractor
The unmanned robot tractor is running a pre-programmed course in the field. It navigates corners with ease. Keyword: field, robot, tractor, technology
CJ8 Sugar Cane Harvest Tractor
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
CJ9 Pesticide Spraying Technology
With the equipment incorporating a GPS guidance system into the workflow, a tractor is spraying pesticide in the vast field. Keyword: tractor, farmer, farmland, agriculture, equipment, technology
CJ13 Frozen Udon Factory
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...
CJ14 Aomori Apple Juice
The apples used for the juice are grown in Aomori. The apples are crushed whole, and the juice is squeezed. Kougyoku, or Jonathan, are acidic apples of which there aren't many Japanese growers any more. This acidic taste is what differentiates the juice from other apple juices, so the company signe...
CJ15 Edo Folding Fan
Edo fan designs are very distinctive. Kyoto fans are madewith many sticks. Edo fans have fewer of them, and have a chic design. While Kyoto fans were intricately designed, the simpler designs of the Edo fans were said to be more chic. Dressing more sedately was considered more beautiful by Edoit...
CJ18 Flexible Tin Tableware
Nousaku placed his focus on tin, which was said to be too soft to be used for tableware. If it bends, then use its flexibility as its selling point. It was undoubtedly a turnabout idea. Keyword: Tin, Tableware, Nosaku
CJ22 Fishery at Miyazaki
The ship left the port at 2:10 am. After going 15 minutes out at sea, they arrived at the first fishing ground. .In the dark water, they began to collect the fishing nets that were put out the previous day. On this day, they caught a large number of Tachiuo or cutlass fish, a valuable fish. Ke...
CJ23 Miso and Soy Sauce
Miso is a fermented food product of soybeans. Using the power of mold, deeper rich flavor and umami is brought out. In the same way, if you look at the ceiling of the soy sauce storehous you will see that the beams are covered with koji mold. Without this mold, tasty soy sauce could not be produc...
CJ25 Odate Magewappa/ bent woodware
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...
CJ26 Magewappa/ bent woodware
The shape of Magewappa or bent woodware lunch box is basically the same since Edo era. That was because it was so functional that it didn’t need to be changed. Keyword: Magewappa, Bent woodware, Lunch box
CJ28 Underground Rainfall Reservoir in Tokyo
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
CJ29 Whitebait Fishery
They begin whitebait fishing near Enoshima island. Whitebait are mostly young anchovies and sardines. The fish are so tiny that a finely-woven fishing net is used. The fish are silveryand lively. Keyword: fishery, fishing boat, fisherman, whitebait, fish, Enoshima
CJ30 Boiled Whitebait
After three hours fishing they return and immediately begin boiling the fish since absolute freshness is of the highest important for whitebait. They're cooked in a minute. Keyword: boil, whitebait, fresh, process, fish, process
CJ31 Skilled Silk Reeling from Cocoons
A single silk thread is made by twisting fibers from five cocoons into one. Pay attention to the left side of the screen. One of the cocoon fibers is about to run out of fiber. Before it is depleted, another fiber is quickly added, and the spent cocoon is cut away. Adding a new fiber happens in ...
CJ32 Tuna Fishery
Fishermen on the fishing boat go after tuna that swim up north via the Japan current. Keyword: tuna, fishery, fishing boat, reel, sea, fish, fisherman
CJ34 Kamakura Beer Brewing Process
This is how they brew the Kamakura beer. First, hot water is boiled in the huge tank. Next, you put malt in. 120 kgs of malt is added to make mash for 1500 (12 ounce) bottles. After boiling malt for a few hours, the mash is finally ready. Next the mash goes into the filter. The brown liquid squ...
CJ36 Koji Mold (Aspergillus oryzae)
It's covered with fuzz. As the koji mold grows, the filaments begin to bloom. This is what it looks like when it becomes koji. Keyword: koji, mold, aspergillus oryzae, close-up, rice malt
CJ38 A Blacksmith
The man begins to make superior gardening shears by placing blade steel onto a piece of heated iron. The metal is repeatedly heated and forged. By repeating this process again and again, the iron gradually takes the shape of shears. Next is the most important stage: grinding the forged blade. Th...
CJ45 Suzuki (Japanese Sea Bass) Fishery
It's Japan's number one port for Suzuki:Japanese sea bass. Suzuki are unloaded and sorted according to size. They're shipped immediately after the blood is drained. "Edomae", meaning "fish hooked in Tokyo Bay", is printed on each box. Keyword: fish, Suzuki, fishery, fisherman, Tokyo, Bay
CJ46 Fishery from Port of Funabashi
Two boats use one net to surround a school of fish, and catch the bulk. They empty their catch into the transport boat. Keyword: fish, fishery, fisherman, boat, catch, net, Funabashi, port
CJ49 Nori (Seaweed) Cultivation
It's a Nori (Seaweed) farm, where the nets are placed in the water. Nori grows on these nets. Keyword: nori, farm, cultivation, net, agriculture, sea, seaweed
CJ50 Nori (Seaweed) Harvest and Factory
When the wind starts to get cold, growers begin to harvest Nori (seaweed). They use a vacuum-cleaner like machine to collect it. Raw nori gets shredded, mixed with water, and then it's poured on screens. After the water has dripped off, the nori is taken off the screens, and has a familiar nori l...
CJ58 Tategu (Japanese Sliding Doors)
Tategu are fittings used to open and close sliding doors. The most striking part is the beautiful muntin ornamentation. Keyword: tategu, sliding door
CJ59 The Process of Making Washi (Japanese Paper)
After they remove impurities, they do process called Chiritori to remove waste and hard fibers. It's manual work picking themup one by one. Even if they work all day long, sometimes they can only get a bucketful of the material. After they get the good fiber, they pound and break the fiber in two...
CJ65 Blue LED Lights on the Production of Strawberry
Strawberries normally bud and fruit around four times in a season. But growing them under these blue LEDs, they bear fruits about six times. The harvest is 1.5 times greater. However, the blue LEDs used here are not blue. Actually, these blue LEDs are painted with yellow fluorescent paint to make ...
CJ66 Ultra-Thin Stainless Steel Tweezer
This is an ultra-thin stainless steel tweezers of 0.2 millimeters. It can be used in very delicate work, such as holding tiny creatures like daphnia and microbes can be held without killing them. There are a few other types. This pair of tweezers with a concave tip is used to fill capsules with med...
CJ68 Bicycle Bell
“Ding-dong” bell is the type of bell used on bicycles. We opened one to see how it worked. When you pull the lever, the rotating hammers swing, hitting the protruding part on the inside of the cap, and it rings. Keyword: bicycle, bell, ding-dong
CJ69 Cow Field
They change the balance of feed for each cow, based on the milk urea level for each cow. If you give them too much nutrition, they can harm the health of the cows. And, if cows are malnourished, they cannot produce milk with over 4.0% fat. Fine adjustments are made to get the best balance for e...
CJ70 Quail Egg Farm
There are only about 30 farm families that produce all the quail eggs in Japan. And more than half of these are located in the Toyohashi area. Keyword: quail, egg, farm, Toyohashi
CJ71 Quail Farm
The 9,000 chicks, that are hatched each week, are purchased by registered farmers. Then the farmers raise them to lay eggs. Keyword: quail, chicks, farm
CJ72 Rice Cultivation
JA Rihoku is located North of Yamanashi Prefecture, an area good for growing tasty rice, because the mountain water from the Southern Alps. Keyword: rice, farmer, Yamanashi, Rihoku
CJ74 Hokuriku Shinkansen
March 2015, Hokuriku Shinkansen began service. It travels between Tokyo and Kanazawa in 2 hours and 28 minutes. It is the first bullet train to run along the Sea of Japan. A dream-like “super limited express” was born from the proud skills of the Japanese. Speed and beauty have been combined in it...
CJ75 Botton Fastener
No need for needles or thread with this button fastener. It's so easy to use. You simply push the sharp point up through the material. Add the button on top and close the other end overtop. Holding on to the button, slowly move the clip left and right. Then, bam, the button is attached in a moment. ...
CJ82 Toaster for Fish Grill
This product makes grilled sandwiches. It's very convenient. The sandwich is placed inside, just as you would expect, but then...it goes into the fish grill! Most Japanese household has a grill: Now you can make grilled sandwiches with it. It comes out beautifully golden brown. Keyword: toaster, ...
CJ83 Spoon for Honey
This is a highly specialized spoon for honey. Honey is drippy and difficult to scoop with a spoon. With this spoon, though, you can scoop four teaspoonfuls at once. Give it a twist, and there are no drips. Keyword: spoon, specialized, honey