Published on May 22, 2016
[BEGIN Japanology] Season 4 Ep31 : Seaweed 2011-09-29
Seaweed refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae.
The term includes some types of red, brown, and green algae. Seaweed can also be classified by use (as food, medicine,[2] fertilizer, filtration, industrial, etc.).


Published on Jun 15, 2015
Warming body and soul,hot pots are an indispensable element of Japan”s winter. Japan’s finest dishes – blessings of the land and sea find their way into local recipes for hot pots . Hot pot cusine or ” Nabe ” has flurished since ancient times in Japan . It has a special meaning in sports such as Sumo and can even comfort victims of a natural disaster . On this edition of BEGIN Japanology we explore Nabe’s history and timeless appeal.