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Alain Ducasse: Japanese Cuisine Par Excellence

Alain Ducasse, the master of French cuisine and worldwide restaurateur, faces the challenge of turning ingredients sourced from all over Japan into delectable French dishes.

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Nike's Backstory: Unknown Bonds with Japan

We pursue the story behind the global company Nike's beginnings and how the bold spirit of Japanese trading company employees provided vital support when it nearly went under more than 40 years ago.

  • 2018-08-24T05:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Seasoning The Seasons Special: Hawaii Part 1

This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation's long history. Today, the special: JAPANESE Americans in HAWAII, Part 1.

  • 2018-08-31T05:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Seasoning The Seasons Special: Hawaii Part 2

This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation's long history. Today, the special: JAPANESE Americans in HAWAII, Part 2.

  • 2018-09-07T05:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

What You Taught Me About My Son

In 2007, a young Japanese with severe autism wrote a book titled The Reason I Jump. Authored by Naoki Higashida, it reveals the inner heart of a person with autism and has become an international bestseller translated into over 20 languages. This success is due to author David Mitchell, who has an autistic son. Having had experience living in Japan, David could read the book in Japanese and felt that his own son was speaking to him through Naoki’s words, providing insight into such behaviors as head banging and uncontrolled vocalization.

  • 2018-09-14T05:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD