Sponsors

  • bridgestone
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • MITSUI & CO., LTD.
  • ORIX Corporation
  • skytree
  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA
  • Nagoya Railroad Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.

Next Episode

#14

UP DATE
Tue 28 Jun, 2016

A Kyoto Prototype Maker’s Challenge. SNS for Business.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 3 Jul, 2016
METRO TV:Sun 3 Jul, 2016
USTREAM: Tue 5 Jul, 2016
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 3 Jul, 2016

 We report on a workshop in Kyoto that took on the challenge of helping manufacturing entrepreneurial ventures develop prototypes for mass production.
 We report on the latest in business-specific,secure SNS for use in areas such as name card management and data sharing.

 

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE 

 Business-use SNS that tout secure features and functions are coming onto the market. They allow users to exchange name card information via smartphones without the need for actual name cards, as well as to share files such as event schedules, over a secure platform. We look at how such SNS are changing the way we work and work itself.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE 

 Nickel is said to be one cause of metal allergies. Professor Chiba of Tohoku University had long questioned the use of imported artificial joints containing nickel and developed a nickel-free, “people-friendly metal” for implants.

Program A

Takumi *

 The massive earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan in 2011 caused widespread damage. Utilizing the data from that tragedy, our Takumi developed a new method and machine to build life-saving seawalls and embankments.

Program A

Dream Weavers *

 crossEffect is a Kyoto-based maker of prototypes that are needed before mass production. The company president is central to a new project that groups more than a hundred workshops in Kyoto to support world-class entrepreneurial ventures.

Program B

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan  *

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan

 Shizuoka has good views of tea fields. Famous Sumata gorge hot spring makes one’s skin beautiful. The longest wooden bridge in the world across Oi river, Lake Hamana blessed with plenty of fish, and traditional hand-held fireworks continued for 300 years. A trip to Shizuoka soothes our summer fatigue.

 

 

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

Latest Episode

#13

UP DATE
Tue 21 Jun, 2016

The Most Time-consuming Housekeeping Task. A University-launched Venture Company.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 26 Jun, 2016
METRO TV:Sun 26 Jun, 2016
USTREAM: Tue 28 Jun, 2016
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 26 Jun, 2016

 Despite an increase in women playing active roles in society, it seems they still carry the better part of the burden of childcare and housekeeping. So we will find out which housekeeping task is the most time-consuming for them.

 A problem of insufficient funds suffered by university-launched venture companies is gradually being resolved. In fact, a good half of them, are operating in the black. Our episode will take a look at one of those university-launched venture companies.

Program A

CHANNEL JAPAN RANKING *

 Despite an increase in women playing active roles in society, it seems they still carry the better part of the burden of childcare and housekeeping. So we will find out which housekeeping task is the most time-consuming for them.

Program A

JAPANESE DREAM *

  A problem of insufficient funds suffered by university-launched venture companies is gradually being resolved. In fact, a good half of them, are operating in the black. Our episode will take a look at one of those university-launched venture companies.

Program A

GACCHIRI MONDAY 

 Our topic today is focusing on a travel company which is one of the top 2 leading companies in the travel industry. As for the rate of growth for the previous year, this company came out on top.

Program B

Wafusohonke  *

The Current

 There are artisans who make the tools necessary to create beautiful-looking and delicious fruit desserts at Japan’s first so-called “fruits parlor”. And there are artisans who polish tableware indispensable for a long-standing restaurant, as well as those who have supported a confectionaries shop in Nihonbashi for decades by making a certain ingredient. This time, we introduce people supporting the history and traditions of long-standing Tokyo shops behind the scenes.

 

 

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

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Sponsors

  • bridgestone
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • MITSUI & CO., LTD.
  • ORIX Corporation
  • skytree
  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA
  • Nagoya Railroad Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.