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NHK invites viewers to explore Japan

NHK WORLD TV is proposing various programmes to help international visitors to know better Japan. All the new programmes will be aired during weekends for the 2017 Broadcasting Year.

#TOKYO takes viewers to the Tokyo virtual tour based on up-to-date information by analysing large volumes of social media content and big data. This programme will be of great help to visitors coming to Japan in 2020.

Other programmes include broadcasts about local attractions across Japan and programmes made by NHK’s local stations nationwide. Wild Hokkaido is a travel show focusing on the great nature of Japan’s northland. Train Cruise will allow visitors to discover Japan by rail. Train rides provide panoramas of landscapes and lifestyles, with opportunities to hop off and meet the people.

The NHK WORLD TV lineup also includes an extensive array of programmes ranging from pop culture, drama to sumo.