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Movie

©2017 Fuji Television Network, Toho, Horipro
7/ 28 (Sun) 2:00PM(ET) /11:00AM(PT)
In Kyoto, Mayuko (Haruka Ayase) stands at a crossroad in her life. She's thinking about marriage with her boyfriend Kyoichi (Hiroyuki Hirayama). By an accidental opportunity, Mayuko stays at Honnouji Hotel. There, she meets historical figure Nobunaga Oda (Shinichi Tsutsumi) who is attempting to unify Japan.

Drama

©TBS(Japan)
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7/ 20 (Sat) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
Kimijima Hayato(Yo Ohizumi) works for a big manufacturing company. He wants to be successful at his job and he is mentioned for a promotion, but he opposes the company undertaking a project led by his boss. This leads to Kimijima being demoted to a chief of general affairs position at a factory in the province. He is also ordered to work as the general manager of the company's rugby team named Astros...

©Akiko Higashimura/YLAB JAPAN Corporation ©NIPPON TV
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7/ 22 (Mon) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
Shoko Hama (Ann) is a 32-year-old single woman and a contract worker. She is not good at romance and does not have a boyfriend, but she wants to get married. For the past 2 years, she has been looking for a man to marry. Still unable to find the right guy, Shoko decides to take a solo trip. During her trip she meets a handsome younger man. Shoko lies to him and tells him that she is a married woman...

©NHK
7/ 23 (Tue) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
A young man (Hayato Ichihara) has not been able to go to work with no specific reason. One day, he meets an old man and a cat when sitting on a park bench. He takes the cat along to his home as the old man is going to enter a nursing home and can't take care of the cat anymore. With support of his wife (Yuri Nakamura,) he exerts himself to care for the cat, which will gradually make a change in his relationships with his family and society.

©2019フジテレビジョン
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7/ 23 (Tue) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
Asagao (Juri Ueno) is a rookie forensic scientist, who works at a university forensic medicine class in Kanagawa Prefecture. Asagao lives with her father Taira (Saburo Tokito), who is a veteran detective. One day, Asagao’s forensic medicine class unexpectedly works with the investigation section of the police department. When a dead body is found, the body is transferred to Asagao’s forensic medicine class. Asagao now works with her detective father.

©2019フジテレビジョン
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7/ 24 (Wed) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
"Hana’s (Kyoko Fukada) comes from a family that has been thieves for generations. Hana refuses to become a thief and she wants to live a normal life. She currently works as a librarian and she is dating Kazuma (Koji Seto), who works as a public officer. She hears that Kazuma’s family are all public officers. One day, Hana visits Kazuma’s family. She discovers that Kazuma ’s family, including Kazuma, are actually all police officers.

©テレビ朝日・東映
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7/ 25 (Thu) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
Yu Amagi (Noriyuki Higashiyama) works forf the 1st investigation division. The team is known as a grave for detectives and they are filled with expelled detectives. The 7 members though are excellent detectives. They have conflicts with each other, but cooperate and solve difficult cases.

©NHK
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7/26 Fri. 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)Start
The story revolves around a female office worker in accounting department at a soap manufacturer. Through proofs of purchase and invoices which she works on, she finds suspicious activities by those concerned.

©NHK
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7/27 Sat. 1:05AM(ET) /10:05PM(PT)Start
A female office worker is tired of brag war against her friends on social media. She happens to visit an underground female idol group's live where she finds a member who looks dull but eventually becomes her favorite one.

©NHK
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7/ 28 (Sun) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
NHK's historical drama for 2019 follows the life story of Shiso Kanakuri and Masaji Tabata in a relay format, tracing the turbulent history from the Stockholm Olympic games in 1912 to the Tokyo games in 1964. Kanakuri was the only Japanese marathon runner who competed in the 1912 games, the first Olympics where Japan took part. Tabata played a significant role in hosting the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

©NHK
7/ 28 (Sun) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)

©NHK
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8/ 2 (Fri) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

Variety

©NHK
Kingdom of Belgium
7/ 21 (Sun) 3:00PM(ET) /12:00PM(PT)
A treasure hunting travelogue visiting flea markets around the world. In this episode, singer Mari Hamada and actor Hayato Isomura discover treasures such as antique crystal glasses and quality lace products at the flea market in Belgium.

©NHK
7/ 23 (Tue) 8:45PM(ET) /5:45PM(PT)
Popular comedians try to nurture AI's sense of humor by responding to various topics prepared by AI over a period of two and a half months. Let's see who will succeed in producing the funniest AI.

©NHK
Native Flower in Holland & South Africa
7/ 25 (Thu) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(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.

©NIPPON TV
7/ 26 (Fri) 8:57PM(ET) /5:57PM(PT)
Whether on land, at sea, or in the air, the world is full of mysteries and adventures waiting to be experienced. The Quest will travel anywhere in the world for the chance to take on any challenge, in a way that will surely make you laugh! It just might be the first program to sucessfully combine variety, science, and comedy!

©NHK
Kosaka, Daimao(Producer of Piko Taro)
7/ 27 (Sat) 1:35AM(ET) /10:35PM(PT)
Manzai and comedy skits are the ultimate communication skills! In this program, active Japanese comedians give lectures to workers on their communication abilities that are also adaptable to various business scenes.

©Asahi TV Broadcasting Corp.
7/ 27 (Sat) 7:40PM(ET) /4:40PM(PT)
Adventurous Places, Unbelievable Stories! Is this a simple travel show? - NO! A documentary? - NO! The format offers a mix of unimaginable adventure and human stories! A traveler goes in search for their fellow Japanese countrymen in faraway places.

©NHK
7/ 27 (Sat) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
The Ig Nobel Prize is awarded to "achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think." Japanese researchers won the prizes for the last twelfth straight year. In this program, challengers try unlikely experiments aiming at the prize.

©NHK
Watermelon
7/ 31 (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.

©NHK
Tea World in Shanghai
8/ 1 (Thu) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(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.

Doumentary

©NHK
Cats
7/ 21 (Sun) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
The series explores the amazing stories of animals in Africa, the Americas and Asia, including Japan.

©NHK
Electric Appliance Store
7/ 23 (Tue) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
A documentary series that focuses on first-class professionals from various fields.

©NHK
7/ 27 (Sat) 10:05PM(ET) /7:05PM(PT)
A documentary based on timely subjects famous for its dignity and in-depth reporting.

©NHK
"Space Spectacle" Part 2
7/ 28 (Sun) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
In April, the image of black hole was captured for the very first time. It has long been believed that a black hole suck everything into itself. But the latest observation and research are revealing that it also ejects matter and spread them in space. This episode gets to the bottom of the relation between black hole and life on the planet.

©NHK
8/2 Fri. 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)Start
A documentary based on timely subjects famous for its dignity and in-depth reporting.

©テレビ東京
8/ 2 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
The topics in Japanese economy that the news won’t cover are explored by Ryu Murakami, Eiko Koike and a variety of entrepreneurs. This is a talk show for mature audiences hosted by a novelist Ryu Murakami and an actress Eiko Koike. The personal stories and life philosophies told by these great entrepreneurs themselves are sure to give a new insight to life.

Music

©NHK
Hideki Tokunaga
7/ 21 (Sun) 11:55PM(ET) /8:55PM(PT)
A music program targeted at adults featuring musicians, who rarely appear on television, from genres ranging from folk music to the so-called "new music".

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