Food

Sabori Man Kantarou

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2017
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Kantarou Ametani (Matsuya Onoe) is a handsome single man with glasses. He works as a salesperson for a publishing company. He does his job well and has the trust of those around him, but he has secret. He skips work…


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Visiting Sacred Places of the Tohoku Region

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2015
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Unbroken through the centuries since the Jomon Era, the ancient holy places of the Tohoku Region of Japan provide awe-inspiring and breathtaking views and experiences for modern visitors. Nestled on Japan’s Honshu Island and known for its many volcanoes and mountainous terrain, this historic region is where the spirit and rich culture of Japan collide with modern life. Experience the cultural heritage of the sites such as Shinto shrines, Buddhist temples, tombs of feudal lords, ancient architectural buildings and spectacular natural scenery as you journey to the region through this program. Learn the deep history of the stunningly beautiful region and see why this place holds the key to the Japanese people’s search for a renewed identity.


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Ustad Hotel

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2012
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The film is about a young man named Faizal (known as Feyzee), who studies in Switzerland as a Chef against his rich father’s wishes. As the relation between father and son deteriorates, Feyzee is forced to work as a cook in a restaurant at Kozhikode (Calicut) run by his grandfather Karim-ka. A strong bond develops between Karim-ka and Feyzee, who eventually decides to work permanently in the restaurant.


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Shimeshi

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2015
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Le Bon Vivre is an intriguing restaurant. The owner and waitress, Ikeyama Juri, accepts only one group of customers a day. The food that Bon Vivre serves is very special. It is “lost food” that no longer exists in this world. The talented chef, Terayashiki Renichi, is Le Bon Vivre’s pride. He will fully reproduce “lost food” such as the food of a shop that is no longer around or the food of a person who is now deceased in response to all sorts of customer requests. It is the role of second chef, Oze Kiyoi, to support Terayashiki and do research on the “lost food”. He will gather information which covers a wide variety of such food. Many people who have heard the rumours about this restaurant try to make a reservation one way or another. However, very few people are able to get a table. They have one thing in common. The customers that get invited to Le Bon Vivre all have struggles, worries or stand at the crossroads in life. Many of them will look ahead and start a brand new life again after eating the reproduced food here. This is the origin of “Shimeshi”, the name of the cuisine served at this restaurant. People who have eaten this food will be given an indication of the path to take.


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Senior Secret Love: Bake Me Love

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2016
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Mielle, a baking blogger, falls in love at first sight with Kim, but her feelings for him change when he insults her baking skills and tells her she should not blog about baking since she clearly doesn’t know how to bake well. To get revenge, Mielle crashes Kim’s date with his ex-girlfriend, Lita who is still in love with Kim. Things become more complicated when Mielle finds out that Kim is her new next door neighbor and they accidently share a kiss.


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Recipes to Live By

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2017
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Born with a golden tongue and able to distinguish between good and bad dishes from one bite, Ding Yat San is upset that his adoptive father Ding Yat has forbidden him from being a chef. When he hears about a cooking contest in Yangzhou, he asks Shek Yau to disguise as a man and substitute for him in the competition. As a result, he wins the admiration of famous chef Koi Siu Tin. Ding Yat San and Koi Siu Tin work together to create new dishes, which helps Koi Siu Tin win the Golden Lotus Flower, culinary’s highest honour, many times in a row. As they become famous, they meet new friends who are also interested in food, like the daughter of a wealthy family Tung Ming Ming and a famous female chef Dai Ng Yuen. Tung Ming Ming has a crush on Ding Yat San, while Ding Yat San admires Shek Yau, but Shek Yau likes Koi Siu Tin, causing Ding Yat San to decide to break with Koi Siu Tinand work on his own. But things turn out differently from what he planned. Ding Yat San is framed by Shek Yau and loses his golden tongue abilities. Later, he is revealed to be the descendant of a formerly famous chef. Ding Yat San vows to clear his father’s name, even if he has to pay the price of being deserted by everyone.


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Ramen Loving Girl

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2015
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Calling all ramen lovers! Koizumi (Akari Hayami) is a mysterious and attractive high school student. But what most people don’t know about her is that she’s a ramen master who is always on the lookout for great ramen restaurants. Everyday, she goes hunting for real-life places serving the best ramen dishes and delightfully eats the delicious noodles. The way Koizumi downs a giant bowl of ramen – more adeptly than any large man – will amaze and delight you! “Ramen Loving Girl” is a 2015 Japanese drama series directed by Tsukuru Matsuki. It is based on a manga, “Ramen Daisuki Koizumi san,” written by Naru Narumi.


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Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san

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2015
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On their way home from school one day, high school students Osawa Yu and Nakamura Misa happen to find a beautiful girl queuing in front of the popular ramen shop, Konjiki Hototogisu, in downtown Tokyo. She stands out at the…


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