"Great gear" is all about the latest products and business trends from Japan. From the cutting-edge to the tried-and-true, there's so much for you to enjoy. You may find a new opportunity, or something that solves a problem you've been having; either way, you'll definitely find some great gear. On this Special Edition, we'll look back at the best of the past half year. For first-time viewers, it's a great way to discover our show. You'll see our different segments and meet the people who help bring the best of "made in Japan" to the rest of the world.
Please note that some of the products or services featured in this program may be prototypes and not be sold at stores. NHK is not responsible for any damages, losses or injuries caused by the usage of these products or services.
A Recorder With the Soul of a Sax
- Yamaha Corporation.
10-1 Nakazawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture 430-8650 JAPAN
A Greeting Card that Will Whisk You Away
- Chazen & Co.
4-12-17 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061 JAPAN
Used Skateboards Show their True Colors
1-7-8 Zushi, Zushi City, Kanagawa Prefecture 249-0006 JAPAN
App for That:
This App's All Heart
- Coaido Co., Ltd.
3-40-10 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 JAPAN
Cycle Mode International
- Shimano Inc.
3-77 Oimatsu-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture 590-8577 JAPAN
- Yonex Co., Ltd.
3-23-13 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8543 JAPAN
- East Japan Railway Company
2-23-3 Benten, Chuo-ku, Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture 260-8551 JAPAN
Programming for Kids is no Child’s Play
- Tamiya, Inc.
3-7 Ondawara, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture 422-8610 JAPAN
App for That:
A GPS Navigator for Your Tractor
- Agri Info Design, Ltd.
40-1-6 Nishi8jyominami, Obihiro City, Hokkaido 080-0018 JAPAN