Sponsors

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

Next Episode

#38

UP DATE
Tue 11 Dec, 2018

Tech to Transform Education. / Room Arrangement with AR

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 16 Dec, 2018
METRO TV: Sun 16 Dec, 2018
USTREAM: Tue 18 Dec, 2018
NIKKEI CNBC: Sun 16 Dec, 2018

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is set to transform education. We report on the challenge taken on by an entrepreneurial venture.
The latest augmented reality app is aimed at the furniture industry. Its developer explains how it works and how it could change the way we arrange our rooms.

 

 

 

Program A

Tokyo Trek Selection: Akihabara & Ryogoku

In Tokyo Trek, we introduce different neighborhoods across the city. This time, we bring you a compilation of past episodes on “Akihabara” and “Ryogoku”.

Program A

An “Education Revolution” with AI

“atama plus” is an entrepreneurial venture set up in April 2017 and has been working to transform education. Artificial intelligence technology analyzes what students are struggling with and creates individualized curriculums. The company’s system is already starting to be adopted by a private tutoring school nationwide.

Program A

An AR App for the Furniture Field

“AR”, or augmented reality, is a technology that projects virtual information on the real world. As real-world applications expand, a brand new app is generating a buzz in the furniture industry. The app is said to solve common problems such as furniture not being the right size or not fitting into the atmosphere of a room.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

  Producer
  Gentaro Kobayashi(NIKKEI VISUAL IMAGES)

 

Latest Episode

#37

UP DATE
Tue 04 Dec, 2018

Exploring Monjayaki Town. / Long Lines in Unlikely Places

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 9 Dec, 2018
METRO TV: Sun 9 Dec, 2018
USTREAM: Tue 11 Dec, 2018
NIKKEI CNBC: Sun 9 Dec, 2018

This time, we explore Tokyo’s Tsukishima, which is known for its monjayaki restaurants. Program host, Makiko Utsuda, also turns into Harry Potter at an owl café.
Crowds of people line up at a gasoline stand not to fill up their cars, but to buy shaved ice. And a fish cooking class that also draws long lines.

 

 

 

Program A

Tokyo Trek: Tsukishima

Tsukishima in Tokyo’s Koto Ward has been known from long ago for its monjayaki restaurants. Program host, Makiko Utsuda, checks out one of the oldest in the area. She also visits an owl café and dresses up to get friendly with some nocturnal birds.

Program A

Reviving “Wooden Barrels”

Wooden barrels produce bacteria that aids in the fermentation of soy sauce, miso, and other foods. But, the lack of demand has led to a crisis as the number of artisans who can make such barrels shrinks. Recently, one alcoholic beverage maker overseas discovered its wonders and a project was launched to train new artisans.

Program A

“Shaved Ice” to Pump Up a Gas Stand

A gasoline station in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, is drawing long lines of people. They’re coming not to fill up their cars, but to eat shaved ice. It all started when the owner decided to try serving food and drinks to generate sales in the face of falling gas demand. The gourmet shaved ice made with plenty of seasonal fruits is now hugely popular in and outside the region.

Program A

A “Fish Only” Cooking Class

“Tsukiji Osakana Club” is a cooking class specializing in fish in Asakusabashi, Tokyo. It’s become so popular that there’s a waiting list of 100 people every month. The instructors teach students not only how to prepare fish, but also how to draw out the best flavor and taste and cook like a professional.

Program A

Trade Publication Questions: The Bridal Business

In the age of SNS, the bridal industry is undergoing a change. The trend of uploading pictures and video is pushing brides and grooms to demand more individualized and one-of-a-kind weddings. As the population shrinks and the number weddings also expected to decline, the bridal industry is making efforts to make that special day even more special.

Program A

Trade Publication Questions: Gotochi Salmon

Salmon is a staple of breakfast in Japan. But, now, there’s a new trend. Rainbow and Donaldson trout farmed across the country are being branded as “gotochi salmon” to drive sales. We introduce an article in a trade publication called “Minato Shimbun” that introduces new hatchery technologies.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

  Producer
  Gentaro Kobayashi(NIKKEI VISUAL IMAGES)

 

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Sponsors

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