The World's Astonishing News (2003)
The World's Astonishing News began airing in 2002. The majority of the episodes are produced by Sean Traynor, E. Paul Dimartino Jr., and directed by either Yuki Gouroku, Shunsuke Morita, or Naoko Yamada. The show is produced under Duo Creative Communications, a San Francisco based company, and is distributed through Nippon Television Network, where the program receives its distribution through Japan and many other Asian countries. The show is filmed throughout the San Francisco Bay Area as well as in Japan, and episodes air every month or so throughout Asia. The episodes are shot in documentary-style formats, to preserve the investigatory aesthetic, with English subtitles.