CULTURE

NHK WORLD-JAPAN: Sapiens and Pandemic

NHK WORLD-JAPAN program Sapiens and Pandemic : A Special Discussion with Yuval Noah Harari Join historian Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, as he engages with young people studying in Japan. How should we interpret the changes that COVID-19 has[...]

NHK WORLD-JAPAN to explore Mega-Tsunami

NHK WORLD-JAPAN program 3/11 – The Tsunami 10 years after: First-hand footage, insights, eyewitness reports NHK WORLD-JAPAN, the 24-hour international English-language TV channel from Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, will show an exclusive 2-part series on the devastating tsunami which sh[...]
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[DISCOVERY] In the footsteps of Nagai Kafu

“An invitation to plunge into a journey through time”. Mibu Atushi knows how to attract readers wanting to now more about Nagai Kafu. /Eric Rechsteiner for Zoom Japan Mibu Atsushi’s extensive knowledge allowed us to plunge into the world of this lover of Tokyo. Forget Murakami Haruki and other[...]
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Masterpieces of NHK Symphony Orchestra

NHK WORLD-JAPAN is the international service of Japan’s public media organization NHK. It provides the latest information on Japan and Asia through television, radio and online to a global audience. – Masterpieces of NHK Symphony Orchestra – A selection of top performances with wor[...]

Reclaiming Traditions of the Ainu People

NHK WORLD-JAPAN is the international service of Japan’s public media organization NHK. It provides the latest information on Japan and Asia through television, radio and online to a global audience. Broadcasters’ Eye Notebooks of Heritage: Reclaiming Traditions of the Ainu People (Docume[...]

NHK WORLD-JAPAN: Dreaming of Great Hauls: Passing the Baton

NHK WORLD-JAPAN is the international service of Japan’s public media organization NHK. It provides the latest information on Japan and Asia through television, radio and online to a global audience. Broadcasters’ Eye Dreaming of Great Hauls: Passing the Baton A dive into everyday life in[...]

No.78 [VISIT] Analysis of Made in Japan design

The current exhibition invites visitors to discover the creative process of the greatest Japanese designers.   A must-see exhibition in the magnificent 21_21 Design Sight museum created by ANDO Tadao. In the early 2000s Roppongi, in the heart of Tokyo, transformed its image into a trendy neighb[...]

No.77 [BOOK] Japanese garden as you never read

Tuttle Publishin In this outstanding work, the authors take readers on an incredible journey into the heart of Japanese beauty. Steve Jobs echoed the thoughts of many of us when he described Japanese gardens as “the most sublime thing I’ve ever seen”. If you’ve ever visited a Japanese garden[...]

No.76 [KNOW-HOW] The Japanese are up to the mark

There’s been a growing movement in South Korea over the past few months to boycott Japanese products./All Rights Reserved According to TASAkI Shin’ya, one of the best wine experts, Japanese wine production is remarkably characterful. When talking about Japanese wine, few people are as knowledgea[...]

No.76 [CULT] Wine at the heart of pop culture

La Sommelière is the work of duo Jo Araki and Hori Kenichi, and is illustrated by MATSUI Katsunori. The appearance of manga, novels and films about wine illustrates Japan’s current interest in the subject. Japan’s love affair with wine might be a recent phenomenon, but manga, novel and film wri[...]