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©2019 映画「雪の華」製作委員会
1/ 24 (Sun) 2:50PM(ET) /11:50AM(PT)
Miyuki Hirai (Ayami Nakajo) is physically weak and she has been like that since she was a child. She then receives the diagnosis that she only has a little time left to live. Miyuki still dreams of going to Finland to see the Northern Lights. One day, Miyuki is the victim of a theft. She can't make a sound and drops down to the floor. At that time, Yusuke Watabiki (Hiroomi Tosaka) appears in front of her. Yusuke is honest and a blunt young man who aims to become a glass craftsman.

©Yumi Matsuo/Futabasha ©2019 “Until I Meet September’s Love” Film Partners
Shiori Kitamura (Haruna Kawaguchi) just moved to a new apartment. She works at a company. Susumu Hirano (Issey Takahashi) lives next door to her. He aspires to become a novelist. One evening, Shiori hears a man’s voice coming through her wall saying "I am in the future 1 year later." The voices asks to trail Susumu. She is unable to hear the man's voice anymore. To solve the mystery, Shiori begins to follow Susumu and she gets attracted to him.

Drama

©NIPPON TV
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1/18 Mon.10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT) Start
Aoi Minase (Miho Kanno) is in her 40's. She works as a popular writer of romance novels, and a single mothe. Her daughter is now 20-years-old. Aoi is worried about her daughter, who doesn't have a boyfriend. Meanwhile, Aoi’s daughter is worried about her mother, who has a girl like sensibility and oblivious to the ways of the world. Somehow, Aoi and her daughter decide to meet someone to fall in love with.

©"Masahito Kagawa,Naomi Kimura,Yoshinobu Sato/Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha, Ltd.
1/ 19 (Tue) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
Asagao (Juri Ueno) continues her work as a forensic scientist at a university forensic medicine class in Kanagawa. Her father Taira (Saburo Tokito) and her husband Shinya (Shunsuke Kazama) are busy with their work as detectives. Her daughter Tsugumi (Yuzuna Kato) insists on having a younger sibling. Asagao spends ordinary days with her family, but, due to a reason, Asagao visits the Tohoku alone to find her mother’s dead body.

©NHK
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1/20 Wed.~1/22 Fri. 3:05PM(ET) /12:05PM(PT)
This drama is based on a comic "Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan" written by Araki Hirohiko. The main character Kishibe Rohan, a cartoonist, is one of popular characters in the comic series "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" by Araki which has recorded 100 million of the total circulation. The story depicts strange adventures that Kishibe experiences while collecting materials for his work.

©TBS(Japan) 
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1/20 Wed.10:00PM(ET) /7:00AM(PT) Start
Ayako Mochizuki (Haruka Ayase) is detective. She is a hard worker and seeks out justice, but she lacks flexibility. Ayako investigates a murder case. From the evidence she collects, she targets Haruto Hidaka (Issey Takahashi) as the murder suspect.Right before Ayako arrests him, their bodies are switched...

©NHK
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1/22 Fri.12:35AM(ET) /9:35PM(PT) Start

©NHK
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1/22 Fri.10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT) Start

©NHK
1/ 23 (Sat) 7:55PM(ET) /4:55PM(PT)
This is a remake version of the popular Japanese movie of 1963, "13 Assassins". The story is set in the 19th century when the shogunate’s tyrant brother, Naritsugu, was about to be promoted to Roju, members under the direct control of shogunate. To prevent the promotion, a team of selected Samurais led by Shinzaemon are ordered to assassinate him. However, Shinzaemon’s best friend and a rival Hambe is close to Naritsugu and tries to stop the plot. Their desperate fight begins.

©テレビ朝日
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1/28 Thu.10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT) Start
Masora Kureno(Mitsuki Takahata) is a young doctor who was working happily at a large hospital in Tokyo. However, she found out that she has an illness and decided to continue working as a doctor, while hiding her illness at a clinic located in a small village called "Niji no Mura". Masora gets to meet the interesting villagers and gradually learns about facing life enthusiastically.

Variety

©NHK
1/ 18 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
Comedian Tamori takes you on a tour to offer a glimpse of history hidden in modern scenes.

©NHK
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.

©NHK
1/ 20 (Wed) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)
Useful information on health and everyday life is conveyed through various scientific demonstrations in an easy-to-understand way.

Taking a close look at an unusual skills competition in a specific field. In this episode, the cameras sneak in the grand championship of beef bowl serving skills.

©NHK
Happy Moments 2020
1/ 23 (Sat) 4:00AM(ET) /1:00AM(PT)

©NHK
Let's learn trivia of things we do unconsciously in our daily lives with "Chiko-chan," a five-year-old virtual girl who asks adults simple questions one after another!

©Asahi Television Broadcasting Corp.
1/ 30 (Sat) 6:45PM(ET) /3:45PM(PT)
The show has run successfully for more than 10 years in Japan! The concept of this show is that the celebrity MUST HAVE knowledge of a first class lifestyle. Can you recognize the difference between a $10,000 wine and a cheap wine? Contestants will be asked 6 questions. Only the people who recognize quality can show off their talent as a real celebrity!!!

Doumentary

©NHK
Hiroshi Kaiden, Disaster Rescue Dog Trainer
1/ 19 (Tue) 12:00AM(ET) /9:00PM(PT)
A documentary series that focuses on first-class professionals from various fields.

©NHK
1/ 23 (Sat) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
A documentary based on timely subjects famous for its dignity and in-depth reporting.

©NHK
1/ 24 (Sun) 5:30PM(ET) /2:30PM(PT)
A scientific information program which explains the latest research, disasters and accidents from scientific aspects with a virtual set in the studio.

©NHK
Kure
1/ 24 (Sun) 7:10PM(ET) /4:10PM(PT)
Comedian Tamori takes you on a tour to offer a glimpse of history hidden in modern scenes.

©テレビ東京
1/ 29 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
This program reveals current social and business topics in Japan.

Music

©NHK
Yo Ohizumi Kohaku Special
1/ 24 (Sun) 12:10AM(ET) /9:10PM(PT)

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