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BS1 Sun. Jan. 21

Glasses

Foreigners are surprised by the cheapness of glasses in Japan and how quickly they are made. People with good eyesight wearing glasses for fashion is unique to Japan. At its root is not just poor eyesight but Japan’s cultural love for glasses. Even words such as “meganemoe” have been created recently. We investigate the secret behind Japanese people’s love for glasses from the perspective of foreigners.

Our foreign guests investigated Japanese people's love of glasses in the city.
Our foreign guest investigated why Japanese glasses shops can make glasses quickly.
Fukui Prefecture produces over 90% of frames for glasses in Japan. Our foreign guest went to see the work of craftsmen at Sabae, its center.