Japanese Spicy Citrus Condiment, better than Wasabi? | Yuzu Kosho
This Japanese condiment, spicy-salty citrus is still unknown to many will change the way you enjoy your food forever. Yuzukosho (柚子胡椒) is by far my favorite Japanese condiment …
Japanese onsen or hot springs are everywhere and every centenarian (over 100 years old) told me that visiting onsen regulalry was one reason they thought they had good health. So I investigated the waters. Could this be considered the “fountain of youth”?
When a train crossing meets an 18 meter tall Buddha statue 150 meters away, the scene comes together to make a very unique image near Nagoya.
What makes Japan’s top wagyu beef brands so popular?
Kobe Beef. Matsuzaka Beef. Omi Beef. These are the top three wagyu brands in Japan historically but in the last 20-30 years Japanese Wagyu brands have really increased. This episode starts the Omi Beef, a Kuroge Wagyu Story. We track the beef back to the ranch in the Omihachiman area near Lake Biwa.
Being a professional drummer or performer is the dream of so many people around the world but for member’s of Kodo, it’s a reality. Their career is Taiko Drumming as a performance art, on tour around the world.
Japanese cuisine has a long history stretching back thousands of years. In the city of Kanazawa on the Sea of Japan side, there’s a restaurant serving recipes from the Edo period which were presented to Daimyo in banquets. What you see will shock you! Yes – there were Geisha
This is the Noboribetsu Onsen (Hot Spring) Festival and you’ve never seen anything like this before! Men in thongs throwing water at -10C / 14F temperatures at night. It’s a surreal scene and one I got to participate in.
Welcome to Omicho Market in Kanazawa. It opened in 1721 and will celebrate it’s 300th anniversary. We walked around trying all the different street food items
Welcome to the new John Daub * ONLY in JAPAN! The channel was actually started in September 2011 a few months after the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. Following that disaster, I volunteered up in Tohoku to help people recover when when I returned to […]
On June 26th, the John Daub * ONLY in JAPAN channel becomes the newest channel in the ONLY in JAPAN series. It is a channel I created in 2011 after the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami and it has now become my home for the a new generation of video content about stories in Japan.
This is a location I’ve come to in Shizuoka for watching the Shinkansen fly by in front of Mt Fuji at high speed. It’s the classic “Welcome to Japan” shot for many movie location shoots here from Hollywood to TV. You can catch them all: Nozomi, Hikari, Kodama — the Tokaido Shinkansen
Ginzan Onsen is one of the most famous onsen hot spring towns in Japan, made famous by a CNN report to the world a decade ago. Why? An old village covered in snow winding around a steamy stream with little bridges crossing it. It’s that beautiful!
We’ll ride the whole 58 min loop of Tokyo on the historic Yamanote Line on the new E235 series trains – clockwise from Tokyo Station ▶︎ Shinagawa ▶︎ Shibuya ▶︎ Shinjuku ▶︎ Ikebukuro ▶︎ Ueno ▶︎ Akihabara ▶︎ Tokyo