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

#36

UP DATE
Tue 27 Nov, 2018

Royce “Nama” Chocolate. / 3D Printing the Future

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 2 Dec, 2018
METRO TV: Sun 2 Dec, 2018
USTREAM: Tue 4 Dec, 2018
NIKKEI CNBC: Sun 2 Dec, 2018

“Royce Nama Chocolate” is a signature souvenir of Hokkaido that went on sale year-round in 1995. It’s now a hit product, with 25 million boxes sold annually.
A university professor in Japan is taking on the challenge of making artificial blood vessels and organs using 3D printing technology.

 

 

 

Program A

Welcoming Muslims to Japan

The number of Muslim visitors to Japan has been increasing every year and is expected to surpass one million in 2018. We report on the latest initiatives to make their stay in the country more convenient and comfortable.

Program A

Royce “Nama” Chocolate

“Royce Nama Chocolate” went on sale year-round in 1995. But, in following years, similar rival products were launched and the company began receiving complaints from customers. So, Royce worked with an industry organization to set standards for “nama chocolate”. It’s now a hit product, with 25 million boxes sold every year.

Program A

3D Printing the Future

n recent years, cafes and workshops where anyone can come in to use 3D printers have popped up across the country. University professor, Hiroya Tanaka, is carrying out research to make prosthetic hands and legs with 3D printers. Another university professor, Makoto Tanaka, is taking on the challenge of using the technology to make artificial blood vessels and organs.

 * 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