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SERIES Let's Watch and Hear All in Japan! | Hi-Tech Frontline

DC240423Documentary

日本とことん見聞録 | ハイテク最前線 [NHK]

|Length : 15min. |Year : 2004

New types of robots are brought to life every year in Japan. The research and development of robots that are able to help people and live with people is also part of the process. This is a close report on the frontline of robot manufacturing in use with the state-of-the-art technology.

SERIES Let's Watch and Hear All in Japan! | The Secret of Home Appliances

DC240424Documentary

日本とことん見聞録 | “家電”の秘密 [NHK]

|Length : 15min. |Year : 2004

There are many electric products around us. Home appliance manufacturers are working hard day and night in order to make a product which is easy to use and appreciated by consumers. This episode is detailed report of a home appliance development team as the team sends a new product to the market.

SERIES Let's Watch and Hear All in Japan! | The Information Blowing Through

DC240425Documentary

日本とことん見聞録 | かけめぐる情報 [NHK]

|Length : 15min. |Year : 2004

We can't live without various kinds of information. Particularly, the weather report is important since it greatly affects our daily living. This episode reports those who prepare weather reports and those who use these reports, which also explains how our lives are related using various kinds of information today.

[NHK Documentary]No Time to Spare

DC240526Documentary

トラック・列島3万キロ 時間を追う男たち [NHK]

|Length : 51min. |Year : 2005

Trucks are compared to the blood of the economy. Transporting goods by truck comprises 90 percent of the whole distribution of goods in Japan.
Business and consumers require the truck industry to transfer goods more quickly at lower costs. To meet the demand, the industry is seeking to achieve a thoroughly efficient operation.This programme reflects modern society which demands speed and efficiency while losing something precious. This is the record of today's truck drivers and the ruthless days of their lives.

Calligraphy Girls – The path to the championship –

DC240527Documentary

書道ガールズ ~高校日本一への軌跡~ [RNB]

|Length : 25min. |Year : 2005

Teenage calligraphers energetically write out the lyrics of a Japanese pop song, using a 1-meter long brush on a huge 4-meter by 10-meter sheet of paper. This unique "calligraphy demonstration"is performed by Mishima High School calligraphy club members who won 1st prize in the 2003 National Calligraphy Competition. Calligraphy is not just a written form of communication but an ancient art reflecting the profound history and philosophy of the Orient. The girls' performance completely transforms the traditional perception of calligraphy, from a tranquil and reserved custom to a colorful and dynamic art from.

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