Sponsors

  • Nippon Rent-A-Car
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOKYO SKYTREE
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • ORIX
  • TOYOTA

Next Episode

#21

UP DATE
Tue 14 Aug, 2018

Tokyo Trek: Nihonbashi, Part 2 . /  Umen Noodles of Shiroishi

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 19 Aug, 2018
METRO TV:Sun 19 Aug, 2018
USTREAM: Tue 21 Aug, 2018
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 19 Aug, 2018

Program host, Makiko Utsuda, visits Nihonbashi to discover its history, culture and commerce.
We introduce “umen” noodles, a specialty of Shiroishi, Miyagi Prefecture.

 

 

 

Program A

Tokyo Trek: Nihonbashi, Part 2

Nihonbashi is an area of Tokyo steeped in history, culture and commerce. The neighborhood began thriving 400 years ago, and there are various aspects that still remain from its glorious past. We visit long-standing shops from the Edo Period several centuries ago and also discover new cultures.

Program A

Inno-Ventures: Movie Screenings Anywhere

The movie industry has been booming lately thanks to several crowd-drawing hits. But, the number of movie theaters has declined by about 20 percent in the past decade, especially in outlying regions. Amid this, an entrepreneurial venture has launched a service to bring the movie theater experience closer to home.

Program A

New Regenerative Materials of Japan

We report on the evolution of materials with regenerative capabilities. Some can be scratched and naturally healed, while others can be shattered and put back together.

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Umen Noodles of Shiroishi

This time, we introduce “umen” noodles of Shiroishi, Miyagi Prefecture, a city at the foot of the Zao mountain range. We find out why it’s been a favorite of local residents for 400 years from the Edo Period to the modern day.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

Latest Episode

#20

UP DATE
Tue 07 Aug, 2018

Harnessing Wasted Energy. /  How a Notebook Became a Hit

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 12 Aug, 2018
METRO TV:Sun 12 Aug, 2018
USTREAM: Tue 14 Aug, 2018
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 12 Aug, 2018

Energy from waste, sound, and other sources that weren’t used until now is being transformed into electricity with the latest technologies.
A printing factory on the verge of bankruptcy suddenly gets a stream of orders. We learn about a product that became a hit because of the craftsmanship of veteran artisans and a grandchild’s tweet.

 

 

 

Program A

Harnessing Wasted Energy

A project is under way to generate electricity from waste. A wind power generation system, the first of its kind in the world, is nearing commercialization. A technology is also being developed to generate electricity from sound and vibrations, rendering batteries for remote controls and switches unnecessary. We introduce the latest technologies for electricity generation.

Program A

Dream Weavers: Nakamura Printing’s Flat-Opening Notebook

A printing factory on the verge of bankruptcy has staged a comeback. A flat-opening notebook it developed to revolutionize the stationery industry became a hit product with a single tweet by a grandchild.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

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Sponsors

  • Nippon Rent-A-Car
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOKYO SKYTREE
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • ORIX
  • TOYOTA