Appeared on NHK's close-up documentary program "Iiju!!"

Ioku Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture, President and CEO: Junko Sakado ) appeared on NHK's close-up documentary program "Iiju!!", which was first broadcast on July 21, 2022 (Thursday).

Program overview

“Yamanashi/Uenohara City” edition

First broadcast date: July 21, 2022

A couple moved from Tokyo to Yamanashi and run a sewing factory. Opening up a new era in apparel with innovative ideas and craftsmanship!

The program was broadcast after several weeks of close coverage, mainly at the AGLUCA sewing factory in Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture.

What is the NHK TV program “Iiju!!”?

Broadcast every week from April 2022 on General Tuesdays at 12:20 p.m. BSP/BS4K Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.

A document that closely follows people who have taken the first step in search of a new lifestyle and way of life.

~What is life like in your new destination? Job is? What about interpersonal relationships? Introducing the reality of immigration

The program is narrated by comedian Tomochika.

Good! ! About viewing

・Past broadcasts of Iijuu

・After broadcast, it will be available for 2 weeks on paid content “NHK On Demand”

About program filming cooperation and performers


Community & co-working space utilizing a former Japanese inn

30 seconds walk from Uenohara Station, about 1 hour from Shinjuku Station

・Ogata Daichi

Apparel designer living in Uenohara

Started a women's brand "daichïogata" that incorporates the essence of tailored, military, and men's clothing.

・Palamdim Co., Ltd.

Apparel brands in Tokyo

Announced in spring 2022 as a homeware brand that embodies everyday wishes

and many more

About the program production company

Temujin Co., Ltd.

1-34-4 Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Director: Kaho Yanagida

Producer: Takahito Kanegawa

37th ATP Awards TV Grand Prix Outstanding Newcomer Award to be held on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 NHK BS4K “Iiju!! Saitama/Ogawamachi/Nagasaki/Goto City” etc.

About Ioku Co., Ltd.

Since its founding in 1991, Ioku has strived to improve apparel sewing technology. In April 2021, we took over the business through micro M&A ( a type of business succession by a third party ) and currently provide one-stop services for apparel product planning, design, pattern making, sample production, and mass production. Masu. We will also implement initiatives to improve the working environment for our sewing staff, reduce waste such as leftover fabric, and reduce CO2 emissions at our factories. We will strive to connect the apparel industry, which continues to shrink, to the next generation.

What is AGLUCA?

This is the name of the sewing factory and original apparel brand operated by Ioku Limited Company.
A new name was added in April 2021 due to business succession (business succession by a third party) .

Origin of the name

Company Profile

Head Office: 2129 Shihotsu, Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture 409-0121
Representative: Representative Director and CEO Junko Sakado
Established: November 1, 1991
Capital: 3 million yen
Tel: 0554-37-0703
Business details: Apparel sewing, manufacturing and sales of men's and women's wear, apparel OEM, apparel ODM, pattern making, original apparel brand (D2C)

Contact information regarding releases

Company name: Ioku Co., Ltd.
Person in charge: Junko Sakado
TEL: 0554-37-0703