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Movie

©2019 “The Promised Land” Film Partners
10/ 23 (Sat) 3:00PM(ET) /12:00PM(PT)
A little girl is kidnapped along a Y-shaped road, but the kidnapper is not caught. Tsumugi (Hana Sugisaki), who was with the girl right before the kidnapping, is deeply hurt from the event. 12 years later, a girl goes missing along the same place. Takeshi (Gou Ayano) is a lonely young man and sells recyclable products with his mother. He is a suspect in the recent kidnapping case. He panics when he realizes he is a suspect and runs away to another city. 1 year later, Zenjiro (Koichi Sato) lives with his pet dog near the place where the two kidnapping cases took place. He carries out business to revitalize the village, but somehow he is blamed by the people there. He falls into madness and that leads to a horrific case.

Drama

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10/ 17 (Sun) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
An absolute beauty to anyone, Komi in reality suffers from serious issues in communicating with others. On her first day of high school, she meets an average and timid schoolboy Tadano. They become close to each other and cooperate to achieve a ‘goal’ that seems to be impossible.

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10/ 19 (Tue) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
A pharmaceutical researcher Kazuki makes an epoch-making discovery which triggers a competition between companies over patents and he and his closest rival are forced into a situation where they have no choice but to take part in fraudulently while a journalist Tomoko who is also Kazuki's childhood friend tries to expose their injustice. This is a social entertainment drama depicting the dark aspect of drug development, reflecting issues that Japanese science faces.

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10/ 20 (Wed) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
A new-style fantasy drama set in the Edo Period. Kazuma and mysterious specters cooperate to solve various problems around them.

©テレビ朝日
(1)
10/20 Wed.10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT) Start
A worldwide pandemic causes the medical system to collapse across the world, including Japan. Under this very difficult situation, Totei University Hospital, makes the decision to focus on infectious disease and internal treatments, and also faces a power struggle, while dealing with the infectious disease crisis. No matter what, Michiko Daimon (Ryoko Yonekura) goes her way as a surgeon.

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10/ 21 (Thu) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
In 2023, Prime Minister Eiichi Higashiyama (Toru Nakamura) pushes for COMS at the World Environment Conference. Eiichi gathers talented bureaucrats and launches Japan Future Promotion Conference. Keishi Amami (Shun Oguri) and Koichi Tokiwa (Kenichi Matsuyama) are members of that conference.One day, Yusuke Tadokoro’s (Teruyuki Kagawa) article is published in a magazine, which warns that Kanto region will sink into the sea..

©TBS SPARKLE/TBS
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10/25 Mon.10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT) Start
In 2006, Rio Sanada (Yuriko Yoshitaka) lived in a village where a missing person case took place. Rio later studied in the pharmacy dept. at a university in Tokyo. Now, Rio takes the CEO position at Sanada Wellness. and receives attention from the media and public because of her young age as a CEO, then becomes a material witness in a series of murder cases, which took place recently and is related to the missing person case from 2006...

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10/ 26 Tue. 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)Start

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10/ 31 (Sun) 3:25PM(ET) /12:25PM(PT)
Introducing excellent works from “Teen’s video,” high school broadcasting competition hosted by NHK.

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10/31 Sun.9:45PM(ET) /6:45PM(PT) Start
久石譲&WDO

Variety

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Ann Mika
10/ 18 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
Veteran rakugo storyteller Shofukutei Tsurube travels across Japan with a personality, introducing families they meet along the way.

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10/ 20 (Wed) 8:57PM(ET) /5:57PM(PT)

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10/ 21 (Thu) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

©NIPPON TV
10/ 23 (Sat) 8:30PM(ET) /5:30PM(PT)
An experimental variety show that observes "If an ordinary woman changes her life style for 50 days, does the change appear on her face?" Without shaping or dieting.

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10/ 25 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

Doumentary

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Hakuho
10/ 17 (Sun) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
A documentary based on timely subjects famous for its dignity and in-depth reporting.

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Girls' High School Baseball, Ways to the Championship at Koshien
10/ 18 (Mon) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
The final game of National Girls High School Baseball Championship was held on August in 2021 at Hanshin Koshien Stadium. That was the very first time in history of Koshien, which was once the dream place only for boys. Witness the bittersweet drama of high school girl baseball players.

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Sakamoto Ryoma & Tokugawa Tsunayoshi
10/ 19 (Tue) 8:57PM(ET) /5:57PM(PT)
A historical documentary program starring an actor Sato Jiro as a boss of a history detective agency. Conducting on-site investigations and scientific simulations, Jiro and his detective team dig into and uncover the truth from historic mystery.

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Kurihara Yutaka, Addiction Recovery Advocate
10/ 19 (Tue) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
A documentary series that focuses on first-class professionals from various fields in Japan.

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10/ 23 (Sat) 7:50PM(ET) /4:50PM(PT)

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Ten Years on from the Nuclear Accident in the Eyes of TEPCO Members
10/ 26 (Tue) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)

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10/ 27 (Wed) 8:57PM(ET) /5:57PM(PT)

10/ 28 (Thu) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)

©TV TOKYO
10/ 29 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
This program reveals current social and business topics in Japan.

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Pretty baby animal Special 2021
10/ 30 (Sat) 6:45PM(ET) /3:45PM(PT)

Music

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Fujii Kaze
10/ 20 (Wed) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
A special program featuring Japan's top artists. By unique and gorgeous staging, we bring the high-quality heart-touching music.

10/ 30 (Sat) 8:45PM(ET) /5:45PM(PT)

Sports

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