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

Past Episodes

#34

UP DATE
Tue 13 Nov, 2018

Convenience and Comfort for Your Japan Journey. / Carrying On Craftsmanship

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 18 Nov, 2018
METRO TV: Sun 18 Nov, 2018
USTREAM: Tue 20 Nov, 2018
NIKKEI CNBC: Sun 18 Nov, 2018

This time, we introduce a number of services that are sure to offer convenience and comfort to foreign travelers in Japan.
Robots are being developed to recreate craftsmanship honed over the decades.

 

 

 

Program A

Convenience and Comfort for Your Japan Journey

The number of foreign visitors to Japan is continuing to grow. Various services have been launched to make traveling throughout the country even more convenient and comfortable. From a website to easily set your travel plans to taxis you can ride without having to speak the language, we introduce a range of services for a hassle-free journey.

Program A

Israeli Startups and Japanese Companies

Israel has been drawing interest as a global innovation hub and through the government’s efforts, hundreds of new companies are being launched every year. Japanese firms are hoping to tap into these Israeli startups, some of which boast cutting-edge technologies. We report on the latest initiatives.

Program A

Carrying On Craftsmanship

As a growing number of firms confront a critical issue centered on the lack of successors, concerns are mounting about the loss of manufacturing techniques built up over the decades. One robot maker is hoping to solve this problem. Will a robot really be able to recreate seasoned craftsmanship?

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

  Producer
  Gentaro Kobayashi(NIKKEI VISUAL IMAGES)

 

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