Dec 6, 2015

URGENTLY looking for foreign tourists in Japan to spotlight on TV.

NHK, the sole Japanese public network is looking for a foreign family or a couple who are planning to visit Japan this month that we can follow around for a story. If you or your friends are planning to visit Japan this month (preferably for the first time), who don't mind being on camera and interviewed, please direct message me ASAP and let me know the travel dates along with a photo or 2 of who are traveling. Thank you!! 今月(12月中)に知り合いの外国人の家族かカップルが初めて日本を訪れる予定のある方、NHKで日本の魅力や意外だった面などについてインタビューしたいのです。もし心当たりのある方はメッセージください〜!



TV line producer for NHK and other Japanese commercial networks

4 Answers

  • Saitama

    on Dec 12

    Is this still open? I can spread it around if it is.

  • JanglishJerry

    on Dec 27

    I'm not exactly a tourist, but I would love to be on TV lol.

  • DashTheBomber

    on Mar 2

    I'm rather fresh to Japan and I would be all right wih doing this.

  • DashTheBomber

    on Mar 2

    Thats us.


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