John travels to India to find a piece of Japan on the other side of the world. In this episode, we'll focus on Japanese food in India.
In part 2, we'll turn to how anime and manga are making an impact with India's youths.
★ SAKANA Restaurant in Goa ★
A Japanese restaurant on India's seaside that has a menu that will make expats wish they're back in Japan! Sushi, gyoza, udon and miso soup and rice made with fresh ingredients found in India.
★ Instant Ramen ★
I took a case of instant ramen from Japan to Nipani, a small city between Mumbai and Bangalore.How popular can ramen be in India? This test group has their first go at one of Japan's favorite soul foods.
More about the beautiful city of Nipani:
Helping me out with this report is one of Japan's newest foreign residents from India, Kushal Kireti.He's originally from Bangalore.He provides a little more insight into the Japanese culture boom in India.
This show has been created and produced by John Daub.He's been living and working in Japan for over 15 years and regularly reports on an International TV Show for Japan's International Channel.
Correction: The Nissin Seafood and Milk Cup Noodles is NOT vegetarian.