Direct Talk

Interviews with leaders, visionaries and pioneers who shape Asia and the world.

3 saisons, 277 épisodes (12min)
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Épisodes de la saison 2016

S2016E01 - Takahiro Hachigo
Takahiro Hachigo, who became Honda president in 2015, envisions a revival of "Honda-ism" with...
Diffusé le 05/04/2016
S2016E02 - Kengo Kuma
Kego is a acomplished Architect involved with Tokyo 2020: Designing the Olympic Stadium
Diffusé le 06/04/2016
S2016E03 - Mahathir bin Mohamad - Part 1
Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, led the country to become one of the...
Diffusé le 07/04/2016
S2016E04 - Mahathir Bin Mohamad - Part 2
Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the former PM of Malaysia, is known for his bold ideas. In this 2nd part of an...
Diffusé le 08/04/2016
S2016E05 - Jeffrey Archer
Having his books published in 97 countries, Jeffrey Archer is one the most reputed best-selling...
Diffusé le 09/04/2016
S2016E06 - Yoshiharu Ueki
Yoshiharu Ueki is the president of Japan Airlines, and the company’s first leader who started out...
Diffusé le 12/04/2016
S2016E07 - Terumasa Hino
Living with Jazz tonight we look at the life of Jazz trumpeter Terumasa Hino
Diffusé le 13/04/2016
S2016E08 - Rajeev Suri
Rajeev Suri , the first Indian to become CEO of Nokia, tells us what makes the company different...
Diffusé le 14/04/2016
S2016E09 - Salil Shetty
Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, grew up in India and is a long-term human...
Diffusé le 15/04/2016
S2016E10 - Guo Pei
Guo Pei, one of China's top designers, is fast becoming famous in the fashion world with her...
Diffusé le 16/04/2016
S2016E11 - Kazuo Ushida
Nikon’s president, Kazuo Ushida, is an engineer with a passion for optical technology. The rise of...
Diffusé le 19/04/2016
S2016E12 - Ichikawa Somegoro
Creating New Kabuki in Las Vegas Ichikawa Somegoro
Diffusé le 20/04/2016
S2016E13 - Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita
Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, one of the first female professional mountaineers in Nepal,talks about...
Diffusé le 21/04/2016
S2016E14 - Soren Hermansen
Soren Hermansen, a pioneer of green movement from Denmark came to Fukushima in March. He talks about...
Diffusé le 22/04/2016
S2016E15 - Bob James
Legendary jazz pianist and composer Bob James taps the power of music to help the people of Tohoku...
Diffusé le 23/04/2016
S2016E16 - Peter Sutherland
Peter Sutherland, the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General: International...
Diffusé le 28/04/2016
S2016E17 - Ko Ko Gyi
Ko Ko Gyi, one of Myanmar’s leading pro-democracy activists for over 25 years, talks of the long...
Diffusé le 29/04/2016
S2016E18 - Kishore Mahbubani
As a Singaporean diplomat, scholar, and prolific author, Kishore Mahbubani suggests we can learn...
Diffusé le 30/04/2016
S2016E19 - Madoka Kitamura
TOTO is Japan's largest maker of toilets. This 100-year-old company strives to develop unique...
Diffusé le 03/05/2016
S2016E20 - Ryu Goto
Born and raised in New York, Ryu Goto is 27-year-old prominent violinist. He talks his belief in...
Diffusé le 07/05/2016
S2016E21 - Shigeru Ban
Shigeru Ban, the 2014 Pritzker Prize winner, is an architect famous for works like the...
Diffusé le 10/05/2016
S2016E22 - Kunio Kobayashi
Bonsai is an art form where the work is never finished, and it fascinates people around the world....
Diffusé le 11/05/2016
S2016E23 - Wandee Khunchornyakong
Thailand’s pioneer in mega solar farms, Wandee Khunchornyakong looks at Southeast Asia as a region...
Diffusé le 12/05/2016
S2016E24 - Hans Blix
Hans Blix led the search for weapons of mass destruction before the Iraq war. Join Direct Talk to...
Diffusé le 13/05/2016
S2016E25 - Chade-Meng Tan
Former Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan developed an influential meditation program for tech workers....
Diffusé le 14/05/2016
S2016E26 - Hidenori Ikegami
Kumon, a tutoring company that began in Japan in the 1950s, currently has over 4 million students in...
Diffusé le 17/05/2016
S2016E27 - Toshio Tokura
The advent of smartphones and smart watches makes life difficult for the timepiece business. Toshio...
Diffusé le 18/05/2016
S2016E28 - Mahabir Pun
Mahabir Pun, Founder of Nepal Wireless Networking Project, is connecting remote villages in the...
Diffusé le 19/05/2016
S2016E29 - Robin Rowland
Robin Rowland runs the Yo! Sushi restaurant chain and is one of Britain’s leading food...
Diffusé le 20/05/2016
S2016E30 - Toshiko Akiyoshi
Toshiko Akiyoshi, Berklee-trained jazz pianist and composer, celebrated her 70-year career earlier...
Diffusé le 21/05/2016
S2016E31 - Jared Diamond
Working across academic disciplines, Jared Diamond has spent decades observing human societies with...
Diffusé le 26/05/2016
S2016E32 - Jung Chang
Jung Chang’s family story, immortalized in her book Wild Swans, brought 20th Century China alive...
Diffusé le 04/06/2016
S2016E33 - Shinya Katanozaka
ANA Holdings is the parent company of All Nippon Airways, now in its 30th year of international...
Diffusé le 07/06/2016
S2016E34 - Takuya Nakata
Yamaha is one of the world's best known makers of musical instruments, including pianos and...
Diffusé le 08/06/2016
S2016E35 - Vikrom Kromadit
Vikrom Kromadit is the founder of Thailand's largest industrial estate developer, recognized as a...
Diffusé le 09/06/2016
S2016E36 - Lang Lang
Lang Lang is a Chinese pianist who has performed with leading orchestras in Europe, the United...
Diffusé le 11/06/2016
S2016E37 - Tetsuji Ohashi
Komatsu is the world's No. 2 manufacturer of construction equipment. Its president, Tetsuji Ohashi,...
Diffusé le 14/06/2016
S2016E38 - Naoki Izumiya
Asahi Group Holdings has the largest market share for beer in Japan. In March 2016, CEO Naoki...
Diffusé le 15/06/2016
S2016E39 - Jay Rubin
Jay Rubin has translated many novels by Japanese author Haruki Murakami. He shares his insights into...
Diffusé le 18/06/2016
S2016E40 - Mitsuaki Iwago
Wildlife photographer Mitsuaki Iwago has captured lions battling for supremacy…and his work has...
Diffusé le 21/06/2016
S2016E41 - Naomi Kawase
The heavily autobiographical movies of Naomi Kawase have won many awards, including the Grand Prix...
Diffusé le 22/06/2016
S2016E42 - Bill Gates
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is known as the wealthiest man on the planet. In recent years he’s...
Diffusé le 24/06/2016
S2016E43 - Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
Pen-Ek Ratanaruang is an internationally acclaimed film director and screenwriter, a pioneer in Thai...
Diffusé le 25/06/2016
S2016E44 - Jose Ramos-Horta
Jose Ramos Horta is a Nobel Peace Prize winner and key figure in the history of East Timor. He...
Diffusé le 30/06/2016
S2016E45 - Sayuri Yoshinaga
Legendary Japanese actress Sayuri Yoshinaga has made a life’s work of highlighting the suffering...
Diffusé le 02/07/2016
S2016E46 - Hiroshi Ishino
The paints and coatings made by Kansai Paint are used in a quarter of the world’s vehicles. Its...
Diffusé le 05/07/2016
S2016E47 - Genshitsu Sen
The Japanese “way of tea” dates back 500 years, and Genshitsu Sen is the previous head of the...
Diffusé le 06/07/2016
S2016E48 - Dave McClure
Venture capitalist Dave McClure provides seed money and mentoring to startups in Silicon Valley and...
Diffusé le 07/07/2016
S2016E49 - Ian Bremmer
New York-based political scientist Ian Bremmer is the founder of Eurasia Group, a global political...
Diffusé le 08/07/2016
S2016E50 - Cai Guo-Qiang
Cai Guo-Qiang is a Chinese artist who currently lives and works in New York City. While living in...
Diffusé le 09/07/2016
S2016E51 - Tomotaka Takahashi
Tomotaka Takahashi is a renowned creator of humanoid robots. He envisions a future where everyone...
Diffusé le 12/07/2016
S2016E52 - Kiritake Kanjuro
Bunraku is a traditional form of puppet theater with 300 years of history. One of its foremost...
Diffusé le 13/07/2016
S2016E53 - David Howell
Lord David Howell is a Conservative British politician. Having been Secretary of State for Energy,...
Diffusé le 14/07/2016
S2016E54 - Kazuhisa Nishigai
Bridgestone is the world’s No. 1 tire maker. How will it grow going forward? By focusing on...
Diffusé le 20/07/2016
S2016E55 - Masayoshi Son
An interview with Masayoshi Son, Chairman&CEO of SoftBank Group, about his plan,”ASIA SUPER...
Diffusé le 21/07/2016
S2016E56 - Venki Ramakrishnan
With antibiotic resistance continuing to threaten world health, Direct Talk meets the Nobel Prize...
Diffusé le 22/07/2016
S2016E57 - Mitsuaki Taguchi
Bandai Namco creates over 200 character themed products annually. As anime’s popularity grows...
Diffusé le 26/07/2016
S2016E58 - Daisaku Kimura
Celebrated cinematographer and director Daisaku Kimura has worked on many classic Japanese films....
Diffusé le 27/07/2016
S2016E59 - Babatunde Osotimehin
Babatunde Osotimehin is executive director of United Nations Population Fund. Being a specialist in...
Diffusé le 28/07/2016
S2016E60 - David Nussbaum
David Nussbaum is the Chief Executive of WWF in the UK. He is passionate about the role of...
Diffusé le 29/07/2016
S2016E61 - Midori
Midori Goto, who made her debut at age 11, has been called the greatest violinist of her generation....
Diffusé le 03/08/2016
S2016E62 - Joanne Liu
Joanne Liu, International President of the humanitarian organization, MSF – Medecins Sans...
Diffusé le 04/08/2016
S2016E63 - Shyam Badan Shrestha
Shyam Badan Shrestha is a pioneer in producing and marketing Nepalese handcrafts using natural...
Diffusé le 05/08/2016
S2016E64 - Paul Smith
Sir Paul Smith is one of the most successful fashion designers across the world, and has been...
Diffusé le 06/08/2016
S2016E65 - Benjamin Law
Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based writer. The Family Law, the first Australian TV drama focusing on an...
Diffusé le 02/09/2016
S2016E66 - Kartika Jahja
Kartika Jahja is a singer songwriter - Indonesia's 'hottest diva' aiming to 'uncool patriarchy'....
Diffusé le 03/09/2016
S2016E67 - Masaki Sakuyama
After the 2008 financial crisis, many electronics companies fell into the red, but Mitsubishi...
Diffusé le 06/09/2016
S2016E68 - Hideki Togi
Gagaku is a type of traditional music that originated in the imperial court 1,300 years ago. For the...
Diffusé le 07/09/2016
S2016E69 - Susi Pudjiastuti
Susi Pudjiastuti is Indonesia's star Fisheries Minister known for sinking illegal fishing boats. Her...
Diffusé le 08/09/2016
S2016E70 - Shigetaka Komori
The swift rise of digital imaging represented a crisis for Fujifilm. In response, the company...
Diffusé le 13/09/2016
S2016E71 - Katsuhiko Wakabayashi
Hardlock Industry is a firm of about 50 employees that makes a revolutionary kind of hardware nut....
Diffusé le 14/09/2016
S2016E72 - Peter Stutchburry
Australian architect Peter Stutchbury is leading “sustainable architecture”. He designs houses...
Diffusé le 15/09/2016
S2016E73 - Oh Jun-ho
Oh Jun-ho is South Korea’s leading robot researcher. In 2015, he won an international contest in...
Diffusé le 16/09/2016
S2016E74 - Shunji Iwai
Shunji Iwai’s films are known for their unique beauty, and they have a passionate following across...
Diffusé le 21/09/2016
S2016E75 - Paul Keating
Paul Keating, the former prime minister of Australia, tried to expand regional cooperation...
Diffusé le 22/09/2016
S2016E76 - Richard Dawkins
Richard Dawkins is one of the most famous evolutionary biologists as author of ‘The Selfish...
Diffusé le 24/09/2016
S2016E77 - Noam Chomsky
The father of modern linguistics, Professor Chomsky is renowned as a critic of US foreign policy. He...
Diffusé le 29/08/2016
S2016E78 - Shi Yihong
Peking Opera actor Shi Yihong is known to be as good at performing action roles as she is at...
Diffusé le 30/09/2016
S2016E79 - Hirotaka Sugiyama
Filled with Japan’s top firms, Marunouchi is the country’s economic heart. Facing competition...
Diffusé le 04/10/2016
S2016E80 - Hiroshi Sugimoto
Famous for his Seascapes series, Hiroshi Sugimoto has been pushing photography to the level of high...
Diffusé le 05/10/2016
S2016E81 - Tim Fung
Being the creator of Airtasker, an online and mobile marketplace for task sharing, Mr. Fung talks...
Diffusé le 06/10/2016
S2016E82 - Tomoaki Kato
New York-based multi-organ transplant surgeon Dr. Tomoaki Kato talks about saving lives on the...
Diffusé le 07/10/2016
S2016E83 - Takayuki Ohira
In 1998, Takayuki Ohira created a planetarium that displayed over 100 times more stars than other...
Diffusé le 12/10/2016
S2016E84 - Bill Granger
Australian restaurateur Bill Granger is an all around food guru who owns 16 restaurants across the...
Diffusé le 14/10/2016
S2016E85 - Yoshiyuki Sankai
Yoshiyuki Sankai is the CEO of Cyberdyne, a firm that is developing robotics for use in the field of...
Diffusé le 18/10/2016
S2016E86 - Naoyuki Kawahara
Naoyuki Kawahara is a physician who was sent by Japan’s foreign ministry to Sudan. There, he was...
Diffusé le 19/10/2016
S2016E87 - Adnan Topan Husodo
Adnan Topan Husodo leads efforts to bring transparency to public spending and accountability to...
Diffusé le 21/10/2016
S2016E88 - David Bouley
New York based celebrity chef David Bouley tells how his discovery of Japanese kaiseki fine dining...
Diffusé le 22/10/2016
S2016E89 - Mansai Nomura
Kyogen is a Japanese form of comic theater with 650 years of history, and Mansai Nomura is one of...
Diffusé le 25/10/2016
S2016E90 - Hiroshi Senju
Hiroshi Senju is a Japanese artist based in New York who paints in the Nihonga tradition. In 2015,...
Diffusé le 26/10/2016
S2016E91 - Tri Mumpuni
Tri Mumpuni has helped communities build micro-hydro power plants across Indonesia. She believes...
Diffusé le 27/10/2016
S2016E92 - Yoshihito Yamada
Omron developed the world’s first automated ticket gate. Under CEO Yoshihito Yamada, the company...
Diffusé le 01/11/2016
S2016E93 - Banana Yoshimoto
The novels and short stories of Banana Yoshimoto are available in over 30 countries, and she has...
Diffusé le 02/11/2016
S2016E94 - Christiana Figueres
Christiana Figueres was playing key role in Paris agreement Dec.2015 for limiting the increase in...
Diffusé le 03/11/2016
S2016E95 - Wang Zhenghua
Spring Airlines is the first privately owned Chinese budget airline company. Chairman Wang...
Diffusé le 04/11/2016
S2016E96 - Tim Blum
Gallery owner Tim Blum put cutting-edge artists like Yoshitomo Nara and Takashi Murakami on the...
Diffusé le 05/11/2016
S2016E97 - Kunihiko Shimada
Kunihiko Shimada is a professional negotiator. He has negotiated and mediated around the world,...
Diffusé le 08/11/2016
S2016E98 - Sisyu
Calligraphy has a long history in Japan, and Sisyu is currently one of the country’s most...
Diffusé le 09/11/2016
S2016E99 - Christopher Patten
Christopher Patten is the last Governor of Hong Kong. He is a close China watcher. We asked Lord...
Diffusé le 10/11/2016
S2016E100 - Masahiro Nakajima
Morita Holdings is a top maker of fire trucks. Masahiro Nakajima, its chairman & CEO, talks about...
Diffusé le 15/11/2016
S2016E101 - Ikuo Fujitaka
Drum Tao, a group that puts an entertaining twist on taiko drumming, has performed in front of over...
Diffusé le 16/11/2016
S2016E102 - Angel Gurria
Angel Gurria is challenging to find an economic solution while some of the world's economies are...
Diffusé le 17/11/2016
S2016E103 - Ezra Vogel
Harvard Professor (Emeritus) Ezra Vogel has authored numerous bestselling books analyzing Japan and...
Diffusé le 18/11/2016
S2016E104 - Jia Zhangke
Jia Zhangke is known as the “Sixth generation of Chinese filmmakers”. His films are shot in a...
Diffusé le 19/11/2016
S2016E105 - Yoichi Takahashi
Yoichi Takahashi created the world-famous soccer manga “Captain Tsubasa,” which started in 1981...
Diffusé le 22/11/2016
S2016E106 - Fu Yiyao
Fu Yiyao, a Chinese artist who learned Buddhist art in Japan, is now well known for capturing the...
Diffusé le 26/11/2016
S2016E107 - Mikiko
The choreographer Mikiko was recently tapped to oversee the performance of the official handover of...
Diffusé le 29/11/2016
S2016E108 - Yin Myo Su
Yin Myo Su is a successful entrepreneur from the Inthar tribe of Inle Lake in Eastern Myanmar. She's...
Diffusé le 02/12/2016
S2016E109 - Sputniko!
With her hi-tech installations and videos, Japanese / British artist Sputniko! envisions the future...
Diffusé le 03/12/2016
S2016E110 - Valery Gergiev
World-renowned Russian conductor Valery Gergiev has long been passionate about music and bringing...
Diffusé le 06/12/2016
S2016E111 - Toshio Yanagisawa
The conductor Toshio Yanagisawa helped found the Balkan Chamber Orchestra. It brings together...
Diffusé le 07/12/2016
S2016E112 - Eddie Jones
Eddie Jones is the rugby coach who led the Japanese national team to historic victory over South...
Diffusé le 08/12/2016
S2016E113 - Richard Rogers
British architect Richard Rogers is behind many of iconic buildings of the last 45 years, including...
Diffusé le 10/12/2016
S2016E114 - Yuichi Mori
Yuichi Mori has been researching films and membranes for over 30 years. At age 53, he started...
Diffusé le 13/12/2016
S2016E115 - Kazuyuki Ishihara
Kazuyuki Ishihara is a Japanese landscape artist who has been praised by Queen Elizabeth II as a...
Diffusé le 14/12/2016
S2016E116 - Mireya Solis
Mireya Solis, Senior Research Fellow and Japan specialist at the Brookings Institution in Washington...
Diffusé le 15/12/2016
S2016E117 - Pichet Klunchun
Pichet Klunchun has won international acclaim and domestic notoriety with his contemporary...
Diffusé le 17/12/2016
S2016E118 - Eva Chen
Trend Micro is a major computer security firm. How can we defend against the hackers attacking...
Diffusé le 20/12/2016
S2016E119 - Katsuhisa Ezaki
Ezaki Glico is one of Japan’s leading confectionery companies. Its hit products include Pocky, 10...
Diffusé le 21/12/2016
S2016E120 - Helena Norberg-Hodge
Helena Norberg-Hodge is a Swedish author and environmentalist who has been advocating...
Diffusé le 22/12/2016
S2016E121 - Kevin O’Hare
Kevin O’Hare is Director of The Royal Ballet in London. He was a dancer for 20 years, performing...
Diffusé le 24/12/2016

Épisodes de la saison 2017

S2017E01 - Daniel Barenboim
Daniel Barenboim, pianist and conductor explains how music has a unique power both at a personal and...
Diffusé le 14/01/2017
S2017E02 - William J. Perry - Part 1
Ex-Secretary of Defense, William Perry is known to have influenced President Obama and his goal of...
Diffusé le 19/01/2017
S2017E03 - William J. Perry - Part 2
Ex-Secretary of Defense, William Perry is known to have influenced President Obama and his goal of...
Diffusé le 20/01/2017
S2017E04 - Li Shuyun
Li Shuyun is China’s famous tea master. With her beautiful tea table arrangements and a...
Diffusé le 21/01/2017
S2017E05 - Ton Nu Thi Ninh
Ton Nu Thi Ninh has dedicated her career to initiating communication and understanding between...
Diffusé le 26/01/2017
S2017E06 - Blaine Harden
Blaine Harden, former Washington Post reporter and the author of a bestselling exposé of life in a...
Diffusé le 27/01/2017
S2017E07 - Oliver Stone
For 30 years Oliver Stone has taken aim at government abuses in films from Platoon to JFK, and now,...
Diffusé le 28/01/2017
S2017E08 - Izumi Tateno
Izumi Tateno is a pianist who, at age 65, had a stroke during a recital that paralyzed the right...
Diffusé le 01/02/2017
S2017E09 - Ma Jun
Ma Jun, China's foremost environmentalist, is at the leading edge of country's fight for clean air...
Diffusé le 02/02/2017
S2017E10 - Vo Trong Nghia
Vo Trong Nghia is working to employ architecture to make cities more green and sustainable. He is...
Diffusé le 04/02/2017
S2017E11 - Masatoshi Kimata
Rice has long been a staple crop of Japan, and Kubota is one of Japan’s leading makers of rice...
Diffusé le 07/02/2017
S2017E12 - Amon Miyamoto
Amon Miyamoto was the first Asian director of a Broadway musical. He recently directed a performance...
Diffusé le 08/02/2017
S2017E13 - Wang Xudong
Wang Xudong, President of the Dunhuang Academy, works against time and the elements to save the...
Diffusé le 09/02/2017
S2017E14 - Indira Ranamagar
Indira Ranamagar runs homes and schools for society's most vulnerable - the children of prisoners....
Diffusé le 10/02/2017
S2017E15 - Toshiyuki Kiyomiya
Chikaranomoto is the parent company of Ippudo, a ramen chain that sells 70,000 bowls each day in 12...
Diffusé le 14/02/2017
S2017E16 - Shunmyo Masuno
Shunmyo Masuno is a priest who has been designing Japanese gardens based on the principles of Zen...
Diffusé le 15/02/2017
S2017E17 - Sopheap Pich
Sopheap Pich is a contemporary artist from Cambodia recognized internationally for his organic...
Diffusé le 18/02/2017
S2017E18 - Hiroshi Sakata
Sakata Seed, founded in 1913, cultivates seed varieties that are sold in 170 countries, and that...
Diffusé le 21/02/2017
S2017E19 - Joe Hisaishi
Joe Hisaishi has composed the scores for almost all the films of legendary anime director Hayao...
Diffusé le 22/02/2017
S2017E20 - Cynthia Maung
Cynthia Maung is a refugee physician from Myanmar who runs a free clinic for displaced people and...
Diffusé le 23/02/2017
S2017E21 - Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Mohsen Makhmalbaf is a world-acclaimed Iranian film director. We ask him how we can possibly resolve...
Diffusé le 25/02/2017
S2017E22 - Zhang Fan
When it comes to automotive design, few people would immediately think of Chinese cars. But Zhang...
Diffusé le 02/03/2017
S2017E23 - Hideo Sawada
Huis Ten Bosch, a theme park modeled on an old Dutch town, opened in Nagasaki in 1992. It eventually...
Diffusé le 07/03/2017
S2017E24 - Koji Endo
Kai Corporation makes a variety of premium bladed items, from kitchen knives to scalpels. ...
Diffusé le 08/03/2017
S2017E26 - Wang Jian
From humble researcher to founder and president of BGI, a world-class genetic science...
Diffusé le 09/03/2017
S2017E27 - Mark Fitzpatrick
Mark Fitzpatrick is a non-proliferation expert and author of “Asia’s Latent Nuclear Powers:...
Diffusé le 24/03/2017
S2017E28 - Brunello Cucinelli
Brunello Cucinelli, founder of an Italian luxury brand, places top priority on his craftspeople....
Diffusé le 30/03/2017
S2017E29 - Cai Yani
The online show "Eat Solo" encourages Chinese urbanites to find happiness through cooking. Its...
Diffusé le 31/03/2017
S2017E30 - Tatsuo Kawada
Tatsuo Kawada is the CEO of Seiren, a manufacturer of synthetic fibers that pioneered the use of IT...
Diffusé le 04/04/2017
S2017E31 - Tokujin Yoshioka
Designer/artist Tokujin Yoshioka’s creative identity is based on the themes of light and nature....
Diffusé le 05/04/2017
S2017E32 - Joseph Stiglitz
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains how globalization has led to the rise of...
Diffusé le 07/04/2017
S2017E33 - Dominique de Villepin
Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin analyzes why a far right party is gathering...
Diffusé le 08/04/2017
S2017E34 - Masahiro Shima
From super-famous global brands to fast fashion, everyone uses Shima Seiki knitting machines. ...
Diffusé le 11/04/2017
S2017E35 - Chikara Mizukami
Wagashi is the art of Japanese confectionery. Chikara Mizukami is set on spreading wagashi...
Diffusé le 12/04/2017
S2017E36 - Winnie Byanyima
Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, one of the biggest and most influential...
Diffusé le 13/04/2017
S2017E37 - Victor Cha
East Asian security expert Dr. Victor Cha has been a prominent voice on US policy at the White House...
Diffusé le 14/04/2017
S2017E38 - Tadahiro Yoshida
YKK is a global giant making nearly 9 billion zippers a year for top brands. Chairman and CEO...
Diffusé le 18/04/2017
S2017E39 - Yoshihiro Murata
Yoshihiro Murata is the third-generation owner of a century-old restaurant in Kyoto. His time as a...
Diffusé le 19/04/2017
S2017E40 - Carlo Petrini
Carlo Petrini, founder of the Slow Food Movement, is a man who has changed the way people think...
Diffusé le 20/04/2017
S2017E41 - Jackie Ying
Jackie Ying leads a multidisciplinary team of scientists, doctors and engineers to develop...
Diffusé le 21/04/2017
S2017E42 - Cui Jian
Legendary Chinese musician Cui Jian talks about life, rock ‘n’ roll, and how his audiences have...
Diffusé le 22/04/2017
S2017E43 - Hajime Yoneda
Hajime Yoneda is a chef and former electronic engineer. His 2008 French restaurant won three stars...
Diffusé le 25/04/2017
S2017E44 - Sebastian Masuda
Japanese kawaii culture has been gaining popularity all over the world. The movement was...
Diffusé le 26/04/2017
S2017E45 - Chay Lo
Chay Lo is a Cambodian social entrepreneur working to provide safe drinking water for rural...
Diffusé le 27/04/2017
S2017E47 - Amory Lovins
Amory Lovins is a physicist and energy specialist who has been stressing the importance of renewable...
Diffusé le 28/04/2017
S2017E48 - Itsuo Hama
Lion Corporation makes cleaners and oralcare items. It also looks at social issues such as...
Diffusé le 02/05/2017
S2017E49 - Amitav Ghosh
Indian Novelist Amitav Ghosh imagines future generations will call us deranged, for our inaction on...
Diffusé le 06/05/2017
S2017E50 - Kikuko Iwai
Kikuko Iwai is one of Japan's few art conservators, restoring masterpieces by Monet, Van Gogh, and...
Diffusé le 23/05/2017
S2017E51 - Hiroshi Sakurai
Sake exports over the past decade have reached an all-time high of 138.4 million USD. One standout...
Diffusé le 24/05/2017
S2017E52 - Youk Chhang
Youk Chhang has kept alive the memory of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia that killed millions of...
Diffusé le 25/05/2017
S2017E54 - Hong Ying
Having lived through hard times herself, the controversial Chinese writer Hong Ying focuses on human...
Diffusé le 27/05/2017
S2017E55 - Motoko Ishii
Lighting designer Motoko Ishii has lit up Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Gate Bridge, and many other projects...
Diffusé le 31/05/2017
S2017E56 - Inga Beale
Insurance today must cover cyber threats, terrorism and climate change. Inga Beale, chief executive...
Diffusé le 02/06/2017
S2017E57 - Tadashi Hattori
For 15 years ophthalmologist Tadashi Hattori has carried out free eye operations for poor Vietnamese...
Diffusé le 06/06/2017
S2017E58 - Yoichi Nomura
In 2016, fireworks artist Yoichi Nomura won the All Japan Fireworks Competition for an unprecedented...
Diffusé le 07/06/2017
S2017E59 - Mark Thompson
The NY Times’ CEO Mark Thompson discusses strained relationships between the Trump administration...
Diffusé le 08/06/2017
S2017E60 - Cheong Koon Hean
Dr Cheong Koon Hean is an architect and urban planner leading the transformation of Singapore into a...
Diffusé le 09/06/2017
S2017E61 - Boris Akunin
Russia’s most popular novelist Boris Akunin talks about how he fell in love with Japan as a...
Diffusé le 10/06/2017
S2017E62 - Kanze Kiyokazu
Kanze Kiyokazu is the 26th Grand Master of the Kanze School of Noh a 700-year-old form of masked...
Diffusé le 13/06/2017
S2017E63 - Philippe Sands
Leading international lawyer Philippe Sands describes how he took China to court in the South China...
Diffusé le 15/06/2017
S2017E64 - Julie Nelson Davis
Julie Nelson Davis, America's top ukiyo-e expert, has overseen an exhibition that reunites the works...
Diffusé le 04/07/2017
S2017E65 - Hironobu Tsujiguchi
Hironobu Tsujiguchi is a top Japanese patissier, winning the World Pastry Cup at 29, and more...
Diffusé le 05/07/2017
S2017E66 - Mahar Lagmay
Mahar Lagmay is a geologist working to increase people's preparedness for natural hazards. He talks...
Diffusé le 06/07/2017
S2017E67 - Junichiro Ikeda
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines ships food, clothes, oil, coal, and everything in between. In April 2017 it...
Diffusé le 11/07/2017
S2017E69 - Makoto Ozone
Jazz pianist Makoto Ozone has made recent forays into classical music, playing with the New York...
Diffusé le 12/07/2017
S2017E70 - Conchita Carpio Morales
Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales leads the fight against corruption and misuse of power...
Diffusé le 14/07/2017
S2017E71 - Philip Craven
Sir Philip Craven is the President of the International Paralympic Committee. An accomplished...
Diffusé le 20/07/2017
S2017E72 - Alejandra Ancheita
Alejandra Ancheita, Martin Ennals Award winner and founder of ProDESC, fights for the rights of the...
Diffusé le 21/07/2017
S2017E73 - Andrew Bolton
Andrew Bolton, Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New...
Diffusé le 22/07/2017
S2017E74 - Noriaki Horikiri
The name Kikkoman is synonymous with soy sauce. Today its foreign sales have grown to about 60% of...
Diffusé le 25/07/2017
S2017E75 - Yasuhiko Fujikawa
Infiorata is the art of using flower petals to make flower carpets on the ground. Yasuhiko Fujikawa,...
Diffusé le 26/07/2017
S2017E76 - Xavier Lopez Ancona
Xavier Lopez Ancona is co-founder of Kidzania, an edutainment theme park where kids can play at work...
Diffusé le 27/07/2017
S2017E77 - Lionel Barber
Lionel Barber, Editor of the Financial Times, one of the world’s most influential newspapers,...
Diffusé le 28/07/2017
S2017E78 - Eriko Horiki
Washi is traditional Japanese paper. Eriko Horiki takes it to new extremes, fusing architecture and...
Diffusé le 01/08/2017
S2017E79 - Toshio Suzuki
Toshio Suzuki is producer and chairman at Hayao Miyazaki’s animation house Studio Ghibli. He...
Diffusé le 02/08/2017
S2017E80 - Maritza Morales Casanova
Maritza Morales Casanova started her own environmental organization at just 10 years old, and has...
Diffusé le 03/08/2017
S2017E81 - Mechai Viravaidya
Mechai Viravaidya saved millions of lives with his AIDS campaign in Thailand, promoting the use of...
Diffusé le 04/08/2017
S2017E82 - Takeshi Niinami
In 2014, Suntory Holdings bought U.S. whiskey producer Beam Inc., making it the No.3 spirits company...
Diffusé le 08/08/2017
S2017E83 - Salman Khan
Salman Khan is an American entrepreneur who founded Khan Academy, an online educator with a free...
Diffusé le 10/08/2017
S2017E84 - Yuichiro Miura
In 2013, adventurer Yuichiro Miura successfully scaled Mt. Everest at the age of 80—a world...
Diffusé le 06/09/2017
S2017E85 - Michel Poulain
After studying populations with elevated levels of centenarians, the demographer Michel Poulain now...
Diffusé le 07/09/2017
S2017E86 - Fabrizio Parrulli
Fabrizio Parrulli, military commander of the Italian special force, talks of the new and pressing...
Diffusé le 08/09/2017
S2017E87 - Lin Chiling
Actress Lin Chiling is familiar around the globe. But she is also a philanthropist, using personal...
Diffusé le 09/09/2017
S2017E88 - Tatsuo Yasunaga
Mitsui is a prominent “sogo shosha,” literally “general trading company.” This uniquely...
Diffusé le 12/09/2017
S2017E89 - Eitetsu Hayashi
Eitetsu Hayashi has pioneered a distinctive sound as a traditional percussionist, expanding the...
Diffusé le 13/09/2017
S2017E90 - Ikuko Ishikawa
Some years ago, Japanese picture book producer Ikuko Ishikawa realized there was a shortage of...
Diffusé le 14/09/2017
S2017E91 - Lam Tai-Hing
Hong Kong is now recognized as having the highest life expectancy of any major city or region in the...
Diffusé le 15/09/2017
S2017E92 - Carlo Doglioni
The geologist Carlo Doglioni studies ways to limit seismic tragedies like the 2016 earthquake of...
Diffusé le 16/09/2017
S2017E93 - John Hunter
For four decades, an American teacher John Hunter has been teaching children about world peace with...
Diffusé le 21/09/2017
S2017E94 - Benita Chick
Benita Chick is a Hong Kong-based LGBT advocate who holds unique tours to promote the understanding...
Diffusé le 22/09/2017
S2017E95 - Kanetoshi Oda
Kanetoshi Oda invented a water-purifying powder that provides 3.4 million people with clean water in...
Diffusé le 26/09/2017
S2017E96 - Katsuyuki Takatsu
Dashi is the soup stock that is the backbone of Japanese cooking. Katsuyuki Takatsu, president of...
Diffusé le 27/09/2017
S2017E97 - Yang Xiyu
There is widespread concern about North Korea’s nuclear missile tests. Yang Xiyu, an expert on...
Diffusé le 28/09/2017
S2017E98 - Chris Yeung
Chris Yeung founded an online media to reclaim freedom of press amidst Beijing’s growing grip on...
Diffusé le 29/09/2017
S2017E99 - Shinji Hattori
Seiko Watch made history by inventing the world's first quartz wristwatch. Its luxury status fell...
Diffusé le 03/10/2017
S2017E100 - Kazuo Iwamura
Kazuo Iwamura is a creator of picture books such as The Family of Fourteen series. He was awarded...
Diffusé le 04/10/2017
S2017E101 - Kyaw Zwa Moe
Kyaw Zwa Moe is a former political prisoner and a journalist in Myanmar. He talks of the continued...
Diffusé le 05/10/2017
S2017E102 - Dominique Ansel
Driven by his passion creativity, pastry chef, Dominique Ansel continues to shake up the world of...
Diffusé le 07/10/2017
S2017E103 - Dasho Kinley Dorji
Bhutan has been said the world’s happiest country. Dasho Kinley Dorji, strong advocator of Gross...
Diffusé le 12/10/2017
S2017E104 - Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz is a pioneering scientist researching the earliest stages of human life and...
Diffusé le 13/10/2017
S2017E105 - Sarita Mishra
Sarita Mishra is a Nepali musician who teaches music to children from difficult backgrounds, giving...
Diffusé le 14/10/2017
S2017E106 - Yoshindo Yoshihara
The traditional Japanese sword was a weapon of the samurai, but today it is an artifact prized by...
Diffusé le 18/10/2017
S2017E107 - Chi Chia-wei
Chi Chia-wei has fought for gay rights for over 30 years, and is a key player in Taiwan’s move...
Diffusé le 20/10/2017
S2017E108 - Motoi Oyama
ASICS is one of Japan’s major sporting goods companies. They are well known for their high-tech...
Diffusé le 24/10/2017
S2017E109 - Tadanori Yokoo
Tadanori Yokoo has been a graphic designer since the 1960s, and his work is collected by museums...
Diffusé le 25/10/2017
S2017E110 - Tony Lo
Tony Lo, former CEO and now advisor to bicycle behemoth Giant, grew a small Taiwanese OEM into a...
Diffusé le 26/10/2017
S2017E111 - Tshering Tempa
Advanced environmental country Bhutan is struggling to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts. Tshering...
Diffusé le 27/10/2017
S2017E112 - Yoshiaki Ishizawa
For nearly 50 years, historian Yoshiaki Ishizawa has worked tirelessly to restore historical sites...
Diffusé le 31/10/2017
S2017E113 - Lech Walesa - Part 1
Well known labor rights advocate and promoter of peaceful political reform, Lech Walesa, discusses...
Diffusé le 02/11/2017
S2017E114 - Lech Walesa - Part 2
As the leader of “Solidarity,” Lech Walesa helped to bring about the end of the Cold War. He now...
Diffusé le 03/11/2017
S2017E115 - Maria Tri Sulistyani
Maria Tri Sulistyani, founder of a unique Indonesian puppet theatre, talks of how making puppets and...
Diffusé le 04/11/2017
S2017E116 - Yoshihide Otomo
Musician Yoshihide Otomo has many sides, composing soundtracks for film and TV while also making...
Diffusé le 07/11/2017
S2017E117 - Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao
Nguyen Thị Phuong Thao is the founder of a Vietnamese low-cost carrier recognized as one of the...
Diffusé le 09/11/2017
S2017E118 - Wang Shu
Modern Chinese cities love large-scale landmark buildings. But architect Wang Shu has a very...
Diffusé le 11/11/2017
S2017E119 - Yoshinori Kanehana
Kawasaki Heavy Industries is famous for motorbikes but also makes plane, rail, and ship parts....
Diffusé le 14/11/2017
S2017E120 - Ken Noguchi
Since becoming the youngest person to scale the Seven Summits, alpinist Ken Noguchi has focused on...
Diffusé le 15/11/2017
S2017E121 - Rahimah Abdulrahim
Rahimah Abudlrahim is a director of an Indonesian think tank working to strengthen democracy. She...
Diffusé le 16/11/2017
S2017E122 - Kathy Willis
Professor Kathy Willis, Director of Science at Kew Gardens, discusses the state of the world’s...
Diffusé le 17/11/2017
S2017E123 - Yuko Igarashi
Coach Yuko Igarashi runs a cheerleader club at a Fukui high school. Just three years after forming...
Diffusé le 21/11/2017
S2017E124 - Toshihiro Nakamura
There are over 700 million people worldwide currently living in extreme poverty—less than 1.90 USD...
Diffusé le 22/11/2017
S2017E125 - Izumi Nakamitsu
United Nations Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Izumi...
Diffusé le 23/11/2017
S2017E126 - Helle Thorning-Schmidt
Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former Prime Minister of Denmark, speaks about her new role as head of the...
Diffusé le 24/11/2017
S2017E127 - Andrea Hirata
Andrea Hirata is a bestselling author whose coming-of-age tale has touched the hearts of millions....
Diffusé le 25/11/2017
S2017E128 - Hiroyuki Yanagi
Yamaha Motor is a major maker of motorcycles and 90% of its sales come from abroad. It makes over...
Diffusé le 28/11/2017
S2017E129 - Sachio Yoshioka
Kyoto-based textile dyer Sachio Yoshioka uses traditional natural dyes harvested from plants in...
Diffusé le 29/11/2017
S2017E130 - Chen Liangzhong
The field research so essential for conservation scientists needs manpower and money, and it’s...
Diffusé le 30/11/2017
S2017E131 - Julia Gillard
Julia Gillard, Chair of the Global Partnership for Education was Australia’s first woman Prime...
Diffusé le 01/12/2017
S2017E132 - Satoru Matsuzaki
Ryohin Keikaku, better known as Muji, has gained international recognition with its lineup of over...
Diffusé le 05/12/2017
S2017E133 - Toshiyuki Inoko
Toshiyuki Inoko heads digital art collective teamLab, which uses the latest tech to create art not...
Diffusé le 06/12/2017
S2017E134 - Jan Woerner
Professor Jan Woerner is Director General of the European Space Agency. In Direct Talk he discusses...
Diffusé le 07/12/2017
S2017E135 - Peter Piot
Professor Peter Piot is one of the World’s leading microbiologists, a pioneer in the discovery and...
Diffusé le 08/12/2017
S2017E136 - Theo Jansen
Theo Jansen is best known for Strandbeest, sculptures that use the wind to walk independently. He...
Diffusé le 12/12/2017
S2017E137 - Hidekichi Shigemoto
Ink wash painter Hidekichi Shigemoto uses a unique style based on East Asian brush painting to...
Diffusé le 13/12/2017
S2017E138 - Eqbal Dauqan
Eqbal Dauqan is a scientist from Yemen, a country torn by war. She talks of the need for support to...
Diffusé le 14/12/2017
S2017E139 - Harun Khan
Harun Khan is the Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain. As leader of the council Khan...
Diffusé le 15/12/2017
S2017E140 - Seiji Yamamoto
Seiji Yamamoto is the owner and chef of Ryugin in Tokyo. It's won three Michelin stars seven years...
Diffusé le 19/12/2017
S2017E141 - Tadao Kamei
Nikken Sekkei, Japan’s largest architecture firm, built Tokyo Skytree, the world’s tallest...
Diffusé le 20/12/2017
S2017E142 - Jeremy Farrar
Jeremy Farrar is the director of the Wellcome Trust, one of world’s wealthiest medical research...
Diffusé le 21/12/2017
S2017E143 - Eswar Prasad
China policy expert, Eswar Prasad, senior fellow at the world renowned think tank Brookings...
Diffusé le 22/12/2017
S2017E144 - Kazuo Ishiguro
Kazuo Ishiguro, Nobel Laureate in Literature, talks about important roles literature plays in...
Diffusé le 23/12/2017
S2017E145 - Rumiko Obata
Obata Sake Brewery produces sake on Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture. Despite its size, it exports...
Diffusé le 27/12/2017
S2017E146 - Akihiko Reizei
Journalist, writer and educator Akihiko Reizei shares his views on US and Japanese media in the...
Diffusé le 28/12/2017
S2017E147 - Ian Condry
MIT professor and cultural anthropologist Ian Condry explores the development, evolution and global...
Diffusé le 29/12/2017
S2017E148 - Steve Aoki
Grammy Award nominee and Electronic Dance Music supremo DJ, Steve Aoki tours the globe sharing his...
Diffusé le 30/12/2017

Épisodes de la saison 2018

S2018E01 - Osamu Suzuki
Born in the 1930s, Osamu Suzuki still sees himself as a small-business owner. Taking personal...
Diffusé le 17/01/2018
S2018E02 - Eiko Ikegami
Dr. Eiko Ikegami, professor of sociology at The New School for Social Research in New York City...
Diffusé le 18/01/2018
S2018E03 - Julie Taymor
Tony-winning director Julie Taymor talks about how her experiences in Asia have influenced her stage...
Diffusé le 20/01/2018
S2018E04 - Alexandra Munroe
Dr. Alexandra Munroe, the Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art and Senior Advisor of Global Arts at...
Diffusé le 27/01/2018
S2018E05 - Daito Manabe
Daito Manabe uses drones, VR, and the latest technology to create entertainment. He's worked with...
Diffusé le 30/01/2018
S2018E06 - Hiromichi Mizuno
Hiromichi Mizuno is the CIO of Japan’s $1.4 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund. He talks...
Diffusé le 31/01/2018
S2018E07 - Trung Dung
Trung Dung is a Vietnamese American engineer who overcame hardships as a refugee to succeed as an IT...
Diffusé le 01/02/2018
S2018E08 - Tony Wu
Tony Wu is an award winning photographer known for rare images of life underwater. He talks of what...
Diffusé le 03/02/2018
S2018E09 - Chieko Mizoue
Chieko Mizoue is a professor whose research focuses on Japanese-Canadian internment experience. She...
Diffusé le 06/02/2018
S2018E10 - Haruhiro Tsujimoto
Video game developer Capcom is behind such renowned franchises as Monster Hunter and Resident Evil....
Diffusé le 07/02/2018
S2018E11 - David Field
David Field is the Zoological Director of the Zoological Society of London which oversees London...
Diffusé le 09/02/2018
S2018E12 - Jiang Kun
Xiang Sheng, ‘Chinese cross talk’, is a traditional folk art. As one of its most famous...
Diffusé le 10/02/2018