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Learn from the progress of the Japanese table tennis world! Nikkei CNBC’s economic information program “GINZA CROSSING Talk – Pioneers of the Era” featuring former professional table tennis player Jun Mizutani is now available on YouTube!

Nikkei CNBC Co., Ltd.
[Learn from the progress of the Japanese table tennis world! ] Nikkei CNBC’s economic information program “GINZA CROSSING Talk – Pioneers of the Era” featuring former professional table tennis player Jun Mizutani is now available on YouTube!
Video → https://youtu.be/I-3Ph0GcXJA
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Nikkei CNBC, Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Genichi Takenouchi, hereinafter referred to as “Nikkei CNBC”) announced the broadcast of “Nikkei CNBC” on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 9 p.m. on the pay TV channel “Nikkei CNBC.” The first part of “GINZA CROSSING Talk ~ Pioneers of the Era ~ May 24th Guest: Mr. Jun Mizutani” will be distributed on the official YouTube channel at 7pm on Tuesday, May 7th. In addition, the second part will be broadcast on May 16th, 2024 (Thursday) at 21:00, and then on May 20th (Monday) at 7:00pm on the official YouTube channel.
■Program URL: https://www.nikkei-cnbc.co.jp/program/1810_gct
[Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/28693/131/resize/d28693-131-3739d362f65b5d339720-0.jpg&s3=28693-131-16e772a905166c4b116a97a482cbad67-1920×1080.jpg] “GINZA CROSSING Talk” welcomes leaders who are pioneering the era every time, and deepens the discussion from a variety of perspectives. This time’s guest is Jun Mizutani, who has led the Japanese table tennis world for many years, winning the first gold medal in Japanese table tennis history in the mixed doubles at the Tokyo Olympics. Currently, he is active in various fields such as table tennis commentary and talent activities. How did “Table Tennis Japan,” which once boasted the world’s strongest team, make a breakthrough after falling into the so-called “innovation dilemma” and being left behind by the rest of the world? We will also have a cross talk about notable athletes from the Paris Olympics and how to enjoy watching table tennis.
Delivery date and time
[Part 1] Broadcast on May 7th (Tuesday) at 7:00 pm “Learn from the progress of the Japanese table tennis world!”
[Part 2] Broadcast on Monday, May 20th at 7:00 pm “Athletes talk about mental strength and investment”
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[Guest] Mr. Jun Mizutani (former professional table tennis player, photo right) Born in Shizuoka Prefecture in 1989. Due to the influence of his parents, he started playing table tennis at the age of 5, and from the second year of junior high school, he studied table tennis in Germany’s Bundesliga. In 2007, at the age of 17, he became the youngest player in history to win the All Japan Table Tennis Championships. In 2019, he won the tournament for an unprecedented 10th time. Participated in four consecutive Olympic Games since 2008. At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, they won a silver medal in the men’s team and a bronze medal in the singles, becoming the first Japanese to win a men’s or women’s singles medal. At the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, she will become the first Japanese table tennis player to win a gold medal in mixed doubles. He retired from active duty in the same year. Currently active in various fields such as talent, sportscaster, and table tennis commentator. He has written many books, including “Table Tennis King Jun Mizutani: Endless Strategy: Reasons for Winning and Reasons for Losing” and “The Power to Strike Back: Obtain the Strongest Mentality.”
[MC] Maki Ogawa (Sony Financial Group Executive Officer, Chief Analyst, photo left)
After working as a foreign exchange dealer at First Chicago Bank and JPMorgan Chase Bank, he worked at Sony’s Finance Department, where he engaged in foreign exchange risk hedging and market research. After that, he was in charge of research and analysis of financial markets and provision of information to individual investors at Citibank. [Narrator] Mr. Kikunosuke Toya
[Image 4: https://prtimes.jp/i/28693/131/resize/d28693-131-f9f33e86114be5e2a089-3.jpg&s3=28693-131-83ac299aacad860a813b400c4d92b8d3-300×168.jpg] Born in Kanagawa Prefecture. His main appearances include “Unite Up” (playing Akira Kiyose), “Chainsaw Man” (playing Denji), “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” (playing Donnie), and “The Four Brothers of the Yuzuki Family” (playing Takashi Yuzuki).
In addition to his work as a voice actor, he is also known for his versatility, performing at private events such as singing, playing the trombone, and performing comedy stories.
Won the New Voice Actor Award at the 18th Voice Actor Awards. GINZA CROSSING Talk ~ Pioneers of the Era ~ Overview
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https://www.nikkei-cnbc.co.jp/program/1810_gct
As we become a global society, we can now easily access a lot of information. On the other hand, in today’s society where there is an overabundance of information, it has become more important for us to sort through information ourselves and decide on the path we should take. In the program, Sony Financial Group Executive Officer and Chief Analyst talks to pioneers who are active on the front lines of various fields such as finance, academia, technology, and culture, about their perspectives, what they have thought, and how they have followed their path. Maki Ogawa will dig deeper. In the market news corner in the second half of the program, selected economists and analysts provide easy-to-understand explanations on important news that moves the world economy.
Previous broadcasts can be viewed on Nikkei CNBC official YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClVsQnfs-jKkjKmUKUHnT2g
About Nikkei CNBC
Nikkei CNBC is a channel specializing in markets and economics that was launched in October 1999 by Nikkei Inc. and CNBC, an affiliate of NBC, one of the four major networks in the United States. We provide prompt and accurate economic and market information 24 hours a day, in an increasingly borderless world economy. Click here for details: https://www.nikkei-cnbc.co.jp/
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Click here for details: https://www.nikkei-cnbc.co.jp/biz_guide/ More details about this release:
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