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Japanology Plus

Going a step further from our previous series BEGIN Japanology, host Peter Barakan visits experts in various fields to show Japanese culture from a new perspective.

Show Info

Network: Japan NHK World (2014 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 23:30 (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary

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Cleaning Tools

Episode 2021-04-08; Apr 8, 2021

Japanese use a wide range of cleaning implements, from old-fashioned brooms to modern carpet rollers. There's always a dedicated tool for the job. Sometimes, those tools have a deeper meaning. Our main guest, museum researcher Watanabe Yumiko, explai

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2021-04-08: Cleaning ToolsApr 8, 2021
2021-03-16: Japanophiles: Richard HalberstadtMar 16, 2021
2021-02-02: Ukiyo-eFeb 2, 2021
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