Featured Programs


3/ 31 (Fri) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
Set in a rural village in southern japan in the late 1950s, the film tells the story of "gabai“ (or "super“) Granny and her grandson Akihiro, who ends up living with her for eight years. Granny is full of power and an expert at Yamamoto Taro, Suzuki Yôma, positive thinking. Through her, Akihiro learns to find the bright side of their poor postwar life and especially to never give up.


3/ 24 (Fri) 9:45PM(ET) /6:45PM(PT)
NHK's 107th drama serial is a story about Mai, a shy heroine who admires the sky and becoming a pilot. Struggling to achieve her dream of flying, she builds bonds with various people in Higashi Osaka, a manufacturing town, and Goto Islands in Nagasaki, rich in nature. Eventually she finds the dream for the sky in a new way.

©Rito Asami・KODANSHA /2023 Fuji Television Network, Inc.
3/ 25 (Sat) 9:00PM(ET) /6:00PM(PT)
Michio Iruma (Yutaka Takenouchi) is a former lawyer. He now works as a judge in the first criminal court (commonly known as "Ichikei") of the Tokyo District Court. To avoid issuing wrong judgements, Michio seeks out the truth in cases by performing on-site inspections by himself. Due to this, lawyers and prosecutors are afraid of him.Other judges, including Chizuru Sakama (Haru Kuroki), believe a judge has a duty to handle cases quickly and efficiently...

3/ 25 (Sat) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
Yukio (Harada Taizo), a passionate PR person for a sanitary product company, is a single father raising a teenage daughter and son. Since a video he appeared in about menstruation went viral, he has been active as “Mister of Period”, but his adolescent daughter, Hana (Kosaka Juri), has mixed feelings about her father. One day, an exchange between Yukio and Urara (Kikuchi Rinko), a commentator who co-hosts a live variety show, leads to a flaming, and as a result, Hana runs away from home.

3/ 26 (Sun) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
The young Ieyasu thought he would end his life as a hostage of the Imagawa clan, driven by the enthusiasm of Mikawa samurai, plunge into a turbulent time ruled by monsters such as Oda Nobunaga and Takeda Shingen. What awaits him is a dead or alive crisis! Many miscalculations! Limits of patience! What would you do, Ieyasu!?

3/ 27 (Mon) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
Kikuo (Takitoh Kenichi) 's wife, Minako (Ono Machiko), went to Narita in her beloved car ‘Grace’, and was killed in a bus accident in the south of France. The car navigation system of “Grace”, which was left behind as a memento of her death, records her trips to various places in Japan without Kikuo’s knowledge. Suspecting his wife's infidelity, Kikuo sets off on a journey to trace the car navigation history in order to solve the mystery.

©石森プロ ©2022 WOWOW INC.
3/28 Tue.10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)Start
Set in the present era of intensified hotel competition and depicts the decline and crisis of Hotel Platon. Adapted from the manga "HOTEL" by Ishinomori Shotaro

3/ 28 (Tue) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
A reporter Oka Erika (Okaeri) offers ‘trip service’, in which she travels around Japan on behalf of clients. Enjoy stories with beautiful scenery and local specialties that Okaeri encounters at the destinations.

3/30 Thu.8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)Start
The story revolves around Unokichi, a grandchild of a wealthy merchant in Edo. Although he is super rich, he begins to serve as Doshin – samurai constable in the Edo period. While he lacks essential skills for constable, his detached attitude and cultured minds contribute to a resolution of mysteries.

The 46th Creative TV Drama Award-winning Drama "The Night of Lunar Eclipse"
3/ 31 (Fri) 8:50PM(ET) /5:50PM(PT)


3/ 24 (Fri) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)

3/ 25 (Sat) 7:15PM(ET) /4:15PM(PT)

3/ 26 (Sun) 7:10PM(ET) /4:10PM(PT)
'UMR' is an imaginary association that identifies 'Big 3s' of the world in various categories. The members discover another figure that is as valuable as the 'Big 3' figures, to create the new lists of 'Big 4s.'

Bouquets in UK
3/ 30 (Thu) 8:50PM(ET) /5:50PM(PT)
Let's embark on a journey of discovery with top buyers! From fashion to gourmet and interior, finest items selected by professional connoisseurs will be introduced along with behind-the-scenes stories.

A live talk show hosted by Sada Masashi, a veteran singer-songwriter who is also a popular radio personality.


3/28 Tue.10:50PM(ET) /7:50PM(PT)Start


In-Depth News Seminar "What is needed? 'Unprecedented' Countermeasures to Japan's Declining Birthrate"
3/ 25 (Sat) 3:00PM(ET) /12:00PM(PT)
In the age of turmoil, when situations change rapidly and information is overflowing, this commentary program will help you learn about current news topics more deeply, in which the commentators who engage in news gathering activities answer all kinds of your questions and get to the heart of the news.


3/ 24 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
This program reveals current social and business topics in Japan.

The oldest and most prestigious in existence, worn by the Empress of Japan during the Meiji period, has been reported to have been made in Europe, but restoration has revealed Japanese paper from inside. This program explores the mystery of when, where, and by whom the dress was made.

"Megadiverse Dinosaur World 2" Part 2
3/ 26 (Sun) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)

Ishikawa, Sayuri
3/ 27 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
The program unveils the family history of TV celebrities.

Kasahara Masahiro, Japanese Cuisine Chef
3/ 27 (Mon) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
An authentic human documentary approaches people's wishes, challenges, and struggles as they try to open up new worlds in various fields. It depicts a realistic and emotionally moving way of life.

One year after the Russian invasion, the program explores Ukrainian children’s thoughts and feelings on their lives through the paintings drawn by them.

May the Cry of Ukraine be Heard
3/ 29 (Wed) 1:10AM(ET) /10:10PM(PT)
A self-documentary by Kateryna, a Ukrainian director at NHK who came to Japan longing for this country, but whose life drastically changed after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. While engaging in news report, she faces difficulty reporting her country’s current situation in Japan.


3/ 26 (Sun) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)

3/ 28 (Tue) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)


20 years anniversary Special
3/ 31 (Fri) 6:00PM(ET) /3:00PM(PT)
A scientific information program which explains the latest research, disasters and accidents from scientific aspects with a virtual set in the studio.