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Japan: Local Town Guides

( 6 Episodes Available)

This show is about local oriented magazines. Local-oriented magazines are published in many local areas and are loved by people who have lived in those areas. Giving full coverage and a great deal of new information about the areas, the show will convey local oriented topics based on local magazines, such as good local restaurants, hot springs and other unique shops. The host of each episode are all local people.
We introduce the best gourmet dishes of Nara, as determined by a "Purple" survey of 10,000 Nara Prefecture residents. We try a Nara specialty, somen, and explore the culinary culture of Nara, where somen is served year-round.

Ep 35

Japan: Local Town Guides
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
We seek out unusual gastronomic fusions, such as fisherman's cooking and French cuisine, or soy sauce and Italian cuisine. We also introduce a popular Okayama hot spring.

Ep 34

Japan: Local Town Guides
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
We present the famous eel sold on the approach to Naritasan Shinsho-ji, delicious eel restaurants, and gourmet information from Narita. Chiba Prefecture is home to many professional sports teams and sports facilities, such as golf courses.

Ep 33

Japan: Local Town Guides
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
We present various gourmet fare, such as Akashi yaki and katsumeshi. We take a local line featured in the Maruhari Express train trip special feature and visit many spots recommended by its editorial department.

Ep 32

Japan: Local Town Guides
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
Toruko rice is Nagasaki's comfort food. A local toruko rice lover takes us to a restaurant serving delicious toruko rice. We visit Sasebo's popular "Mottaina Shokudo", and in the market, discover rarely served fish.

Ep 31

Japan: Local Town Guides
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
Gobo-ten udon is Fukuoka's comfort food. We introduce Hakata udon, whose taste stands apart from that of Sanuki and Kansai udon. We present Japan's best mentaiko and famous food stands, found in Fukuoka.

Ep 30

Japan: Local Town Guides
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
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