NHK WORLD-JAPAN program
The Tale of Granny Mochi:
The Tsugaru peninsula lies on the northern part of Japan’s main island, and is home to some of the country’s most untamed landscapes. For more than 30 years, 93-year-old Kuwata Misao has made over 50,000 Sasa-mochi rice cakes every year here, all on her own. She goes into the wilderness to find bamboo leaves, and grows her own azuki beans to ensure the perfect ingredients for her delicious mochi. What is the meaning of work? Of life? Of happiness? Granny Mochi’s quiet, delightful tale warms the heart. >>
Sat. 14 Mar. 2021
UK time: 1:10, 7:10, 13:10, 19:10
About NHK WORLD-JAPAN
In the UK, NHK WORLD-JAPAN is accessible via Sky Guide (channel 507), Freesat (channel 209), Virgin media (channel 625) and tvplayer
You can also access the channel through Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Offering programming focused on Asia, NHK WORLD-JAPAN is your window to Japan, Asia and the rest of the world.
An online and live streaming service as well as a VOD (video on demand) service offered on the website and from a mobile application give you access to NHK WORLD-JAPAN wherever you are and at any moment.
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