BS1 Tue. Jan. 1

New Year’s Special
Astounded the World! Japan Video Awards

Our established custom of the New Year's Day 2 hours special. In the world of online videos introducing Japan, cool things about Japan that Japanese people don't notice are disseminated daily. Entertaining popular videos chosen by foreigners that are hilarious and shocking appear one after another. What's cool? What's strange? We get in a heated discussion with 56 foreigners in the studio. Once again we rank popular videos in 6 categories. We excavate Japanese cools that will serve as hints for new inbound tourism.

A Japanese inventor who surprised the world makes an appearance and reveals how his invention works!
56 foreigners from 36 countries judge "cool" or "not cool" with gold and red fans and have heated discussions.
Our special guest is the former professional tennis player who made her mark in the world, Ai Sugiyama.