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“TOKYO 1HOUR” is “soundscape” program, field recorded the ordinary sounds of Tokyo just in 1 hour. Feel the real Tokyo sound, in your country, your town, your room. Twitter Hashtag【#TOKYO1HOUR】

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    • Society & Culture

“TOKYO 1HOUR” is “soundscape” program, field recorded the ordinary sounds of Tokyo just in 1 hour. Feel the real Tokyo sound, in your country, your town, your room. Twitter Hashtag【#TOKYO1HOUR】

    #5 HOLIDAY BASEBALL FIELD

    #5 HOLIDAY BASEBALL FIELD

    “Kusa-Yakyu (a sandlot team)” Many sandlot teams play baseball in parks and riverbed throughout Tokyo on holidays. There are many amateur baseball teams that have gathered from children to adults, generations and occupations. This time, we will show you the game of adult teams at the baseball stadium in Ueno Park in Tokyo.

    “TOKYO 1HOUR” is “soundscape” program, field recorded the ordinary sounds of Tokyo just in 1 hour. Produced by Nippon Cultural Broadcasting Inc. in JAPAN.

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    • 1 hr
    #4 JYOYA-NO-KANE&HATSUMOUDE

    #4 JYOYA-NO-KANE&HATSUMOUDE

    Japanese buddhist temples start ringing their bells called "Jyoya-no-Kane" 108 times late on New Year's Eve and continue into the early hours of New Year's Day. The day of New Year's Eve is called "Jyoya" in Japanese, so the bell is called "Jyoya-no-Kane".In Buddhism, the number of earthly desires, "bonnou" is believed "108". It is said that each bell sound erases one of our 108 earthly desires.

    Also, on January 1st, many people get together at the buddhist temples and toss in the offering, give the bell a ring to make a wish for their New Year.

    In this episode, you can feel the real Japanese New Year's Eve in one hour. It's been specially recorded in Shibamata Taishakuten Daikyoji Temple, a famous temple in Tokyo.

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    • 1 hr
    #3 MONJAYAKI

    #3 MONJAYAKI

    “Monja-Yaki” is popular food for good and old atmosphere of Tokyo. Putting some vegetable, seafoods, or meat into the potato starch with water, and then, grill it on the iron plate. It actually doesn’t LOOK mouthwatering, but it IS delicious. While the recording, we ate 4 “Monja-Yaki”.

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    • 1 hr
    #2 SENTO

    #2 SENTO

    Japanese public bath is called “Sen-To”. The bathroom is separated by gender, and each has 3 or more bathtubs, and one shower booth for each visitor. “Sen-To” is also popular for its wall art, drawn Japanese traditional landscape like Mt.Fuji. “Sen-To” is on the decrease trend, and many of them are at the brink of going under.

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    • 1 hr
    #1 BATTING CENTER

    #1 BATTING CENTER

    An indoor baseball training site and also an amusement complex located in an urban area in Japan. Anyone can enjoy baseball hitting like a professional player. This episode is recorded at “TAKENOTSUKA batting-center” located in ADACHI-ku, Tokyo. While the recording, we got to bat over 50 times, and we hit the ball only 3 times...

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    • 1 hr

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