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Living In Kyoto 京都暮らし

( 5 Episodes Available)

Kyoto, is ranked highly amongst world destinations, and is continuously gaining attention worldwide. Tourist spots are popular, as are the unique houses and Kyoto lifestyle. Explore the depth of Kyoto, with guide Mika Akizuki, an actress from Tokyo, and her trips to traditional houses. Experience Kyoto as a local.
With traces of its past as the capital during the Heian period, Kyoto retains its wide, grid-like streets. Take a walk and you’re sure to encounter nostalgic alleys. We visit one of these alleys, Ajiki Alley, and meet the young craftsmen and artists that live there.

Episode #5

Living In Kyoto 京都暮らし
Release Date: 2016-02-06
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
Taking a walk to Uji, we experience matcha green tea at an old shop. Learn all about green tea, including shops that sell mouth-watering dessert made with tea.

Episode #4

Living In Kyoto 京都暮らし
Release Date: 2016-01-02
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
We visit Arashiyama and see the sights by bike, passing bamboo forests and beautiful scenery. We give Zen meditation a go, showing the experience of discovering Zen and polishing our hearts.

Episode #3

Living In Kyoto 京都暮らし
Release Date: 2015-12-05
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
In this episode, we look at Maiko, a symbol Kyoto's culture. We walk around Gion, and stop and speak with a real Maiko in Miyagawa-cho, one of the 5 geisha districts in Kyoto.

Episode #2

Living In Kyoto 京都暮らし
Release Date: 2015-11-07
Lang: Japanese
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
In this episode, we look at Kyoto and Kimono. We explore easy-to-use rental kimono, as well as the globally admired Yuzen craftsman in the Nishijin area.

Episode #1

Living In Kyoto 京都暮らし
Release Date: 2015-10-03
Lang: Japanese (English script/subtitle available upon request)
Genre: Asian
Duration: 30 min
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