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CJ1 Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma (Hot Spring)
Kusatsu Onsen is located in the northwest corner of Gunma Prefecture. Keyword: kusatsu, onsen, Gunma, hot spring
CJ2 Beppu Onsen in Oita (Hot Spring)
Many of Oita's tourist attractions are hot springs, like the reddish "Lake of Blood Hell" and a "mud springs" called "Bouzu Hell" where mud bubbles up. The “Onsen Prefecture” slogan is everywhere in Oita. Keyword: Beppu,onsen,Oita,Japan,hot spring
CJ3 Udon in Kagawa
Here is an unassuming udon eatery in the mountains. It has been serving the same delicious homemade udon for years. Keyword: Udon, restaurant, Kagawa
CJ4 Rare Fish
In the net drawn up from the sea floor, there are so many kind of fish such as eelpout, shiny red sweet shrimp, and ray. The fishermen spread out the fish on a fish boat. Keyword: fish, fishery, boat, eelpout, shrimp, ray
CJ5 Conveyor Belt Sushi of Rare Fish
You can find rare fish at this conveyor belt sushi restaurant, such as scalpel sawtail, scarbreast tuskfin, and Kamagari. Kamagari is also called black croaker. When you open its big "croaker," or mouth, you can see that its mouth is black inside. Keyword: Conveyor Belt, sushi, fish, rare
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
CJ7 Hokkaido University
This is the campus of Hokkaido University, which first opened its doors in 1876 as Sapporo Agricultural College. Its historic agricultural science department is a flagship institution in Japan with a long history. Keyword: Hokkaido, University, Sapporo, campus, student
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
These are the croquettes that sell almost 3,000 on a busy day. Bread crumbs known as Panko cover the batter-dipped patty. The inside consists of ground meat, mashed potatoes, and minced onions. It looks like the common croquette that you would find anywhere. Keyword: croquette, cooking, frying,...
CJ11 The Mishima Croquette
They continue to make a limited 200 "Exquisite Croquettes" every day. Changing locations to Mishima City in Shizuoka Prefecture, you would notice that numerous stores have put up a sign that reads "Mishima Croquette" on their storefront as you take a walk in the city. More than a dozen shops sell cr...
CJ12 The Oden Croquette in Togoshi Ginza
Kamaboko is processed fish paste molded into a variety of patties. At this shop they also sell "oden," a dish where various ingredients are simmered in a broth. It seems unlikely that such a shop would sell croquettes, but here are The Oden Croquette sold for 60 cents each. This croquette is diffe...
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...
CJ16 Gyokuro Green Tea and Japanese Cake
Gyokuro is a green tea of the highest quality started in the late Edo period. Its mellow flavor and aroma made it most popular among lords of the domains, as well as the shogun’s retainers, and it soon became one of the specialties of Edo. It usually serve with Japanese cakes. Keyword: Gyokuro, ...
CJ17 Kindai Bluefin Tuna
Kindai Bluefin Tuna is the farm-raised tuna undertakes by Kinki University students. A ten-minute trip on the water takes us to a large fish pen in the ocean. A peek underwater finds many farm-raised tuna swimming about. There are about 100 tuna in this one cage alone. Keyword: Kindai Universi...
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
CJ19 Oumi-cho Market
The Oumi-cho market is the locals’ kitchen. There are 183 stalls, selling crab and seafood from the Japan Sea, and local Kaga-brand vegetables. Keyword: Oumi-cho, Local, Market
CJ20 Toyama Bay Sushi
Toyama bay is known as ‘the natural fish tank‘. Prefectural sushi restaurants have come together to create a sushi brand for Toyama, called ‘Toyama Bay Sushi’. Using only Toyama rice and fish caught in theToyama bay defines the brand. Keyword: Toyama bay, Sushi
CJ21 Meat Festival
The next food festival we visited was a 'meat festival' that is held in Tokyo.This event is very popular and it drew a record number of 81,000 visitors on a single day.The visitors come to enjoy tasty meat dishes.At this event, 50 famous meat stores from all across Japan open stalls.It caters to mea...
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...
CJ24 Dried bonito and kelp dashi
Dried bonito and kelp dashi are the one of techniques to bring out the umami to the maximum. For many years the four tastes of “sweet, sour, bitter and salty” were the basic tastes in the world of cooking. However, in 2002 umami was scientifically proven to be the “fifth taste” and received the at...
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
CJ27 A Treehouse Café
It's called the Nanja Monja Café and is up in the tree. This tree house café opened in 2012. Climbing up the creaking, hand-made wooden stairs you will find a customer sitting on the terrace. The café is very popular among women. Keyword: treehouse, café, women, Yokohama
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...
CJ35 Snow Scene in Niigata
A quiet snow scene over the water from Tochio, Nagaoka City, Niigata: one of Japan's snowiest regions. Keyword: Niigata, snow, quiet
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
CJ37 Sake and a Japanese wooden measure cup
Each and every grain of rice is meticulously nurtured into sake. True craftsmanship carries on a long tradition. Keyword: wooden measure cup, rice, sake, glass, craftsmanship, tradition