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

#23

UP DATE
Tue 30 Aug, 2016

Wildlife Damage to Agricultural Produce. 200 Year Old Soy Sauce Brewery Expanding Overseas.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 4 Sep, 2016
METRO TV:Sun 4 Sep, 2016
USTREAM: Tue 6 Sep, 2016
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 4 Sep, 2016

 Damage to agricultural produce by wild birds and animals is becoming a serious problem. The extent of the damage in 2014 came to 19.1 billion yen. What kind of wildlife cause the most greatest damage? We will focus on the damage being caused by a certain animal in a residential area in Japan.

 The number of soy sauce breweries has declined every year. However, there are breweries that have stubbornly protected their traditional manufacturing methods in brewing soy sauce ever since the time of their establishment. Our episode today will closely follow the strenuous efforts of a long establish brewery being run by a brother-sister team in order to deliver the taste of genuine soy sauce to the world.

Program A

CHANNEL JAPAN RANKING *

 Damage to agricultural produce by wild birds and animals is becoming a serious problem. The extent of the damage in 2014 came to 19.1 billion yen. What kind of wildlife cause the most greatest damage? We will focus on the damage being caused by a certain animal in a residential area in Japan.

Program A

JAPANESE DREAM 

  The number of soy sauce breweries has declined every year. However, there are breweries that have stubbornly protected their traditional manufacturing methods in brewing soy sauce ever since the time of their establishment. Our episode today will closely follow the strenuous efforts of a long establish brewery being run by a brother-sister team in order to deliver the taste of genuine soy sauce to the world.

Program A

GACCHIRI MONDAY 

 Today’s topic is a 2nd installment on ‘Industry Exhibitions.’ Exhibitions showcasing goods under one roof are, for the companies participating, great opportunities for them to call attention to and show off their newest products and technologies. Our episode will introduce various exhibitions and pay particular attention to introducing the latest products in those industries.

Program B

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan  

The Current

 We travel to the Zao Mount Range on the border of Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures. Zao Onsen, or hot spring is the first class in terms of hot spring sources and quantity of spring water. Near the entrance for Zao sightseeing on the Miyagi prefecture side, there is Togatta Onsen. Because the water temperature is high around 44 degrees Celsius, the clientele are all locals who get use to hot water. Domeki Onsen in Yamagata city is in the middle of a rice field. Zao Mountains provide a magnificent view from the Onsens in summertime.

 

 

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

Latest Episode

#22

UP DATE
Tue 23 Aug, 2016

An Interview with Uchida Yoko. Mirrorless Cars on the Road.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 28 Aug, 2016
METRO TV:Sun 28 Aug, 2016
USTREAM: Tue 30 Aug, 2016
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 28 Aug, 2016

 ”Uchida Yoko” specializes in creating “places to work” and “places to study” by integrating information communication technologies and environmental design. The company president explains his strategy to grow the business.
 The race to develop mirrorless cars is speeding up. A report on the next innovation from the auto industry.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE *

 Mirrors are critical for car drivers to check their immediate surroundings and make sure that road conditions are safe. In June this year, rules regarding those mirrors underwent a big change, making it possible to develop “mirrorless cars”. How will the arrival of such cars transform the automobile? We report on what’s happening on the frontlines of the industry.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE *

 Holiday villages are publicly-run lodging facilities popular among travelers for their low prices. They are in the midst of a transformation. The organization that oversees them was set up 55 years ago and there are currently 37 facilities across the country, including in national parks. But a major issue has been the aging of users. In response, some facilities have started targeting younger users by offering unique services.

Program A

Takumi 

 This time, we introduce a Takumi who developed an entirely new type of base isolator that can offer protection against bigger-than-expected earthquakes. He came up with the idea on his own based on his experience of and seismic data from the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake in 1995. The innovative base isolator has even been adopted by museums. We find out the secrets to his invention.

Program A

Executive Insight 

 ”Uchida Yoko” specializes in creating “places to work” and “places to study” by integrating information communication technologies and environmental design. Recently, it signed a strategic partnership agreement with a software development company in Vietnam. The president explains the aim of the latest deal and his strategy to grow the business.

Program B

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan  

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan

 Niigata Prefecture is one of the best rice producers in Japan. The water and the soil of Osawa area in Minami-Uonuma city are said to be the best. A 150-year-old renovated house has modern interior and makes you feel ‘you’ll want to stay forever.’ In a village suffering from depopulation, it’s surprising to see lots of young people, who are fascinated by old Japanese houses, moving there. We’ll travel to Niigata in summertime.

 

 

 * 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.