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Let's Watch and Hear All in Japan!

日本とことん見聞録 [NHK]

This program for social studies is targeted for Grade 4~6 students in elementary school and introduces them the history of the country of Japan and its industries. As society becomes more complicated, it had been difficult for children to see by who and where the food they eat is produced and whose hands they are delivered through. This "Let's Watch and Hear All in Japan!" is a documentary in which the staff visits various sites of production for children and reports to them how people work and what they think there. It is also a program which introduces people outside the country to current conditions of Japan including the Japanese social system.

SERIES The Information Blowing Through


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.

SERIES The Secret of Home Appliances


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 Hi-Tech Frontline


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 Back-street Workshops Working Hard


日本とことん見聞録 | がんばる町工場 [NHK]

|Length : 15min. |Year : 2004

Small-scale factories called back-street workshops have made small parts for industrial goods produced everyday in large amounts. This episode report an attempt by some back-street workshops using their own specialized skills and working together for the development of new products in severe economical competition.

SERIES Raising Fishery


日本とことん見聞録 | 育てる漁業の今 [NHK]

|Length : 15min. |Year : 2004

The Japanese love fish. They not only catch fish in the ocean or rivers, but they also raise fish. This episode introduces the people who have been adopting various ideas to fulfill their wishes to raise safe and tasty fish without polluting the ocean.

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