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Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival – Sculptures of Frozen Blue (4'37")

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Hokkaido’s Lake Shikotsu has always been famous for its blue waters, so pure they’ve topped Japan’s water quality rankings for 11 years running. About 40 years ago, tourists flocked here in summer, but were deterred by the region’s icy winters. To attract winter visitors, the locals pooled their ideas and created this festival. These sculptures of ice that show off the unique blue of the lake water take a dedicated team of 13 two months to build, working round the clock. This year there are five towering sculptures, a splendid sight in the sun and even more spectacular when illuminated at night.

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Japanese Style Hospitality - Cleanliness is Key (4'45")

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Bringing Color to Life − Kyoto Arts and Crafts (4'30")

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Japanese Stationery − Sparking Joy (4'28")

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Simply Heartwarming − Kokeshi Dolls (4'39")

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Eliminating Food Waste − New Advances in Technology (4'39")

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Manga – Inspiring Creators Worldwide (4'44")

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The World of Yōkai − Mysterious Spirit Allies (4'39")

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Yume Kawaii - Harajuku’s Dreamy Fashion (4'47")

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Tsunami Violin − The Sound of Remembering (5'37")

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Japanese Style Hospitality - Cleanliness is Key (4'45")

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Protect our Seas! Regenerating Coral Reefs (4'48")

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Go Anywhere, Virtually Avatar Robots (4'51")

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Edo Fūrin – The Sound of Coolness (4'35")

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Protecting in Style and Comfort Japanese Masks (4'35")

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The Future of Entertainment - AI Brings Back the “God of Manga” (4'45")

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Manga – Anime –Games – Live Action "The 2.5D Musical” (4'23")

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Restoring a Region’s Symbol – Kumamoto Castle (4'32")

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Fireworks Traditional Skills in a Modern Entertainment (4'24")

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A Special Eye for Quality At Toyosu Fish Market (4'18")

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Dainichido Bugaku - A 1,300-Year Old Dance Tradition (4'43")

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Staying on Shodoshima Island - An Inviting Labyrinth (4'24")

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Iizuka City and Wheelchair Tennis From Rehab to World Sport (4'28")

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Japan’s Most Faithful Dogs - The Akita Inu (4'17")

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Runners on Patrol - Keeping Suburban Streets Safe (3'44")

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Kamaishi’s New Alloy Cobarion - Transforming the Biomedical World (4'10")

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Never Too Old ? Seniors Master Digital Technology (4'43")

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Kumamoto’s Blue Bags A Symbol of Resilience (4'34")

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Nail Art ? Japanese Design with Universal Appeal (4'46")

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Niijima Glass ? Bright Future for a Small Island (4'46")

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Japanese High-Tech Films Revolutionize Food (4'36")

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Taxi: Wheeling for the World’s Best Hospitality (4'22")

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Arita Porcelain: Firing the Furnace in the 400th Year (4'31")

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Illuminations: The Sparkling Jewels of Nighttime (4'03")

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The Vending Machine: High-Tech on the Sidewalk (3'34")

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Contemporary Art Inspires Islands:
Setouchi Triennale
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The “Tachigui” Restaurant:
Japanese Food Stands Up
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Handwashing to Save the World:
Globalizing a Childhood Habit
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Seeding the Future with Robots:
Agriculture Goes High-Tech
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Ukai on the Nagara River:
People Living with Nature
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Tokyo’s First World Cultural Heritage:
The National Museum of Western Art
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Japan’s Red-crowned Crane - The Kushiro Wetlands (4'27")

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Plating - A Technology Still at the Cutting Edge (4'04")

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Safer Japanese Methods for Deterring Insects (3'42")

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Kaizen - The Secret behind Japanese Productivity (4'16")

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Kamakura – Home of Samurai Culture (5'10")

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Jomon Archeological Sites in Tohoku (4'45")

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Tohoku's Eco-friendly Reconstruction (4'03")

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Stronger and Lighter than Steel (3'30")

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Ise-Shima ? Ancient Shrines and Pearls (5'20")

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Kitakami Michinoku Geino Festival (3'43")

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Fukushima's World-leading Aluminum Technology (4'04")

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Keeping the Auto Industry on the Road (5'05")

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Technology Inspired by Tradition (4'25")

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Miyajima - Island Shrine to Nature (4'05")

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Cooking Toys Promote Communication (3'23")

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Japanese Fast Food: Stand & Eat Soba (3'36")

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Eyeglass Capital Sabae Leads Innovation (3'44")

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A Seven-Minute Miracle! The Shinkansen Cleaning (3'25")

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Becoming More Useful: Innovative Food Containers (3'35")

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High School Students’ Challenge! (3'45")

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LED Fishing Lights: Revolutionizing the Fishing Industry (3'47")

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What is Spochan? An extremely safe sword sport (3'30")

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Powered Suit Helping Farmers (3'56")

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Ise Jingu Shikinen Sengu Reconstructing Tradition (3'43")

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Getting Together ! The Latest Cafes and Bars (3'25")

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The Japanese Crested Ibis Starting Over from Zero (3'58")

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Tatami and the Japanese Lifestyle (3'26")

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Tsunami Simulation Helping Limit Damage (3'31")

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