100 spots of Savor Japan

Explore Regional Flavors

Regional areas where you can enjoy the best of Japanese dining and discover things related to foods, are certified as "Savor Japan" by the Minister of Ministry Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (=MAFF). In 2016, five areas were given the Savor Japan certification through the approval committee that was organized by MAFF. This site will show you 100 recommended spots of these areas. Click the icon to see the details on TripAdvisor!

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TV program

TV shows of SAVOR JAPAN will be on air on NHK WORLD/jibtv this August!!!

Explore Regional Flavors Visiting the Hidden Village

Japan's unique food traditions live on in "hidden villages", far from the city.
In this show, reporter meet the locals and discover a traditional way of life and the local cuisine.

Channel On air date
NHK WORLD/jibtv Part1: Aug 17 23:30, Aug 18 05:30/12:30/17:30(UTC)
Part2: Aug 24 23:30, Aug 25 05:30/12:30/17:30(UTC)
* How to watch https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/howto/
[USA] WRNN Sep17(Part1&2), Sep24(Part1&2) 20:00-21:00(EDT)
[Singapore] Channel5 Sep10(Part1), Sep17(Part2) 12:30-13:00(SGT)
[Taiwan] 民視FTV Sep17(Part1), Sep24(Part2) 17:25-18:00(CST)
[France] Nolife Sep22(Part1), Sep29(Part2) 19:30-20:00(CET)

* Video streaming available on http://tasteofjapan-videos.jp/savorjp/ from Aug 28.