“Tokyo Kousaten”
Interviews of Tokyo professionals

While diligently upholding the past’s ideas and traditions, from art to music to food and infinitely more, Tokyo is a city that never stops pushing forward to embrace the latest technological advances. “Tokyo Kousaten”, a new television program from TV TOKYO Corporation that showcases those parts of Japan’s capital where past and present intersect in uniquely dazzling and balanced ways as the program title "kousaten" which means "crossroads", suggests. Check the TokyoTokyo website each month for English-language versions of “Tokyo Kousaten” videos.

  • Space development engineer

    Toshihiro Obata

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  • Flower artist

    Nicolai Bergmann

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  • Contemporary artist

    Noritaka Tatehana

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  • Pop pianist

    Harami-chan

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  • Glue gun artist

    Rintaro Mizuguchi

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  • Photographer

    Masataka Nakano

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  • Folding screen artisan

    Koto Kataoka

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  • Miniature doll house artist

    Yukio Kawai

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  • Atelierista

    Ayaka Tsuda

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  • Pickled plum producer

    Junpei Takeuchi

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  • Signboard Engraving

    Tomoo Sakai

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  • Installation art

    Emmanuelle Moureaux

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  • Somegami

    Kazuo Kobayashi

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  • Leather

    Michiko Matsuda

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  • Bunko leather

    Annamaria Bara

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  • Paper-cutting art

    Takashi Koshiishi

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  • Edo Karakami

    Yukio Koizumi

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  • Motion actor

    Hideki Sugiguchi

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  • Tateshi

    Hiroaki Kawaguchi

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  • Knitting

    Mitsuharu Hirose

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  • Temari balls

    Yuka Sato

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  • Electric Guitar

    Yuta Ishikawa

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  • Tokyo Shamisen

    Takahito Watanabe

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  • Japanese paper confections

    Tetsuya Nagata

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  • Tea ceremony confection

    Yuji Nagano

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  • Socks

    Arisa Kakusue

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  • Tabi

    Shigeo Fukushima

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  • Nail art

    Hiromi Hino

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  • Finger puppet

    Mitsuaki Tsuyuki

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  • Bamboo art

    Chikuunai Tanabe

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  • Bamboo craft

    Suikou Buseki

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  • Ball-jointed dolls

    Mari Shimizu

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  • Tokyo Kokeshi dolls

    Kuninobu Okura

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  • Drone show

    Komei Sasaki

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  • Fireworks

    Akiko Amano

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  • Eraser stamp

    Saki Katayama

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  • Fountain pen

    Shinichi Yoshida

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  • Contemporary artist

    Arisa Chinen

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  • Kumihimo

    Ryuta Fukuda

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  • Whistling

    Kimiko Wakiyama

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  • Grass flute

    Kazuo Nishizawa

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  • Wire art

    Manabu Ogawa

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  • Edo-style bamboo blinds

    Kotaro Tanaka

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  • Ohagi

    Hiroki Ogawa

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  • Dumpling

    Shuichi Sawano

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  • Beatboxer

    SO-SO

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  • Ocarina

    Sojiro

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IF YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE!

The Official Tokyo Travel Guide, GO TOKYO Apart from the major tourist attractions, Tokyo is full of attractive hidden local shopping streets! Check it out on the GO TOKYO website! (Open in other window)The Official Tokyo Travel Guide, GO TOKYO Apart from the major tourist attractions, Tokyo is full of attractive hidden local shopping streets! Check it out on the GO TOKYO website! (Open in other window)

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