We bring you the latest information on ramen in Niigata Prefecture, which is known even in Japan for its many delicious ramen restaurants. We take a tour of popular restaurants serving delicious Mapo Noodles, a dish that is currently booming in Japan. We also look at pure Japanese-style ramen made with sea bream head stock, a stock revered as high-grade in Japanese cuisine. Lastly, a special report is presented by a team of foreign students on Niigata's famous miso ramen. What do young people from around the world think about this unique local ramen, which combines extra-thick noodles with rich soup?