Documentary

Art, Culture & Sports

The Mark of Beauty美の壺

  • 16 x 25 min. (1-16), 14 x 29 min. (27,28,30-41) 10 x 24 min. (17-19,21-26,29)
  • EDC1S017-004~013, 017~026 + JAMCO LIBRARY
  • English (Eps.4-13, 17-19, 21-26) + JAMCO LIBRARY (Eps.1-3, 14-16, 27-41), Spanish (Eps.4-13, 17-19, 21-26), French (Eps.4-13, 17-19, 21-26), Arabic (Eps.4-13), ME, HD

©NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

This program introduces the curios and beautiful items that are easily spotted in people's everyday lives in Japan. The program not only introduces their beauties, but also explains and demonstrates how we select and appreciate them.

1. Yuzen-dyed Kimono / 友禅

2. Chopsticks / 箸

3. Wagashi (Japanese-style sweets) / 和菓子

4. Scissors / はさみ

5. Interior Partitions / 建具

6. Furoshiki / 風呂敷

7. Lacquerware  / 漆器

8. Iron Kettle / 鉄瓶

9. Bamboo Baskets  / 竹籠

10. Printed Paper / 千代紙

11. Japanese Paper / 和紙

12. Glass Beads / とんぼ玉

13. Japanese Candle / 和ろうろく

14. Clockwork Dolls / からくり人形

15. Tops / 独楽

16. Folding Fans / 扇子

17. Tenugui - Cotton Hand Towel / 手ぬぐい

18. Embroidery / 刺繍

19. Ryokan - Japanese-style Inn / 和風旅館

20. - cancelled -

21. Hana-shobu - Japanese Irises / 花菖蒲

22. House Plants / 観葉植物

23. Japanese Dogs / 日本の犬

24. Seashells / 貝殻

25. Flower Vase / 花器

26. Waterfalls / 滝

27. Yosegi-Zaiku Marquetry / 寄木細工

28. Stone Pavement / 石畳

29. Oya Stone / 大谷石

30. Basket Bags / かごバッグ

31. Kominka - Old Japanese Houses / 東北の古民家

32. Summer Kimono / 夏の着物

33. Okinawan Houses / 沖縄の民家

34. Nebuta of Aomori / 青森のねぶた

35. The Bento / 弁当

36. Sashimi / 刺身

37. Hasami Ware / 波佐見焼

38. Confectionary of Kanazawa / 金沢の和菓子

39. Donabe Pot / 土鍋

40. Sakura / 桜

41. Mount Fuji / 私の富士山

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