Journeys in Japan

English-speaking visitors travel the length of Japan, exploring the local culture, meeting the people and offering travel hints rarely found in guidebooks.

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Kagoshima: The Taste and Style of "kuro" Culture

Episode 2017-11-07; Nov 7, 2017

Kagoshima is the southernmost prefecture of Kyushu. The Japanese word kuro (or "black") plays a very important role in the local culture - starting from the ash emitted by the volcano, Mt. Sakurajima, that overlooks Kagoshima City. kuro plays a key r

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2017-11-07: Kagoshima: The Taste and Style of "kuro" CultureNov 7, 2017
2017-10-24: A River Runs Through HokkaidoOct 24, 2017
2017-10-17: Minami-Izu: Unspoiled Seaside GetawayOct 17, 2017
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