Lucky Chow

Trending Japanese

Episode 1 | 26m 47s

Japan has mesmerized American foodies for generations and a new wave of Japanese culinary culture continues to intoxicate us. Exploring American manifestations of otaku, the Japanese trope that combines cutting-edge pop culture with fetishistic obsession, Danielle visits New York’s first cat cafe; a Brooklyn izakaya run by a Frenchman; and a California suburban mom who's a star of the bento-box.

Aired: 05/18/17

Expires: 05/01/21

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?

Distributed nationally by American Public Television