Documentary

Featured Programs

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COVID-19: Video Diary of Nurses at an Intensive Care Unit
4/ 17 (Sat) 10:05PM(ET) /7:05PM(PT)
A documentary based on timely subjects famous for its dignity and in-depth reporting.

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AI Investigates Keys to End COVID-19 Crisis
4/ 18 (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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Saito Mayu,Winemaker
4/ 20 (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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4/ 24 (Sat) 3:00PM(ET) /12:00PM(PT)

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Cherry Blossoms Now: Live from Yoshino, Nara
4/ 24 (Sat) 12:11AM(ET) /9:11PM(PT)
The view with blossoms of 30,000 cherry trees in Yoshino, Nara Prefecture of western Japan, is praised for its exquisite beauty. The trees planted around 1,300 years ago have been preserved manually, being deeply connected with mountain worship that takes cherry as sacred tree. Enjoy overwhelming view of the full-blooming cherry coloring the whole mountain.

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Katsushika Hokusai
4/ 27 (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.

4/ 29 (Thu) 10:20AM(ET) /7:20AM(PT)

Regulary Aired Programs

Asia Insight
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Wed
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Journeys in Japan
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Thu
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
NHK Special
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10:00~11:00PM(ET) /7:00~8:00PM(PT)
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RE 5:10~6:00AM(ET) /2:10~3:00AM(PT)
Haiku Poetry
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Tue
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Tanka Poetry
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Mon
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Natural Grandeur of the East
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Sun
 
8:15~8:30AM(ET) /5:15~5:30AM(PT)
Wed
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RE 8:40~8:57PM(ET) /5:40~5:57PM(PT)
Journey of the Heart Across Japan
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12:00~1:00PM(ET) /9:00~10:00AM(PT)
Wed
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RE 4:00~5:00AM(ET) /1:00~2:00AM(PT)
10-kilometer Run at Travel Destinations
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Thu
 
12:15~12:55AM(ET) /9:15~9:55PM(PT)
IPPIN-Japan's Finest
Sat
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
RYU'S TALKING LIVE
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Fri
 
11:15~12:05PM(ET) /8:15~9:05PM(PT)
Sat
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RE 1:00~1:50PM(ET) /10:00~10:50AM(PT)
DAWN OF GAIA
©TV TOKYO
Fri
 
11:15~12:05PM(ET) /8:15~9:05PM(PT)
Sat
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RE 1:00~1:50PM(ET) /10:00~10:50AM(PT)
Today's Close-up Plus
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9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
SCIENCE ZERO
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Thu
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(PT)
Stories
Mon
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
Sun
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RE 4:30~5:00AM(ET) /1:30~2:00AM(PT)
Ochiai's "Wen Old Wisdom New"
Sun
 
12:45~1:15AM(ET) /9:45~10:15PM(PT)
Sat
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RE 6:00~6:30AM(ET) /3:00~3:30AM(PT)
Follow in the Footsteps of Tasha Tudor
Fri
 
3:30~4:00PM(ET) /12:30~1:00PM(PT)
Darwin's Amazing Animals
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Sat
 
6:45~7:15PM(ET) /3:45~4:15PM(PT)
Three Days, Three Nights
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Fri
 
12:35~1:05AM(ET) /9:35~10:05PM(PT)
Sat
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RE 8:15~8:45AM(ET) /5:15~5:45AM(PT)
Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
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Wed
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(PT)
Strolling with Tamori
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Sun
 
7:10~8:00PM(ET) /4:10~5:00PM(PT)
Mon
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RE 1:00~1:55AM(ET) /10:00~10:55PM(PT)
The Professionals
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Tue
 
11:15~12:05PM(ET) /8:15~9:05PM(PT)
Thu
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RE 3:00~3:50AM(ET) /12:00~12:50AM(PT)
Somewhere Street
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Sat
 
2:00~3:00PM(ET) /11:00~12:00PM(PT)
The Fountain of Ancient Wisdom
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Wed
 
12:05~12:55AM(ET) /9:05~9:55PM(PT)
Gentle Journeys
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Sun
 
7:30~8:00AM(ET) /4:30~5:00AM(PT)
Seasoning the Seasons
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Mon
 
4:00~5:00AM(ET) /1:00~2:00AM(PT)
Ideas to Protect Ourselves from Disasters
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Sun
 
10:05~10:50AM(ET) /7:05~7:50AM(PT)
Switch for the Future
MonTueWedThu
 
12:55~1:00AM(ET) /9:55~10:00PM(PT)
History Detective
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Tue
 
8:57~9:45PM(ET) /5:57~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
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RE 4:00~4:45AM(ET) /1:00~1:45AM(PT)
At Home with Venetia in Kyoto
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Fri
 
3:30~4:00PM(ET) /12:30~1:00PM(PT)
Hometown Stories
Sun
 
8:30~9:00AM(ET) /5:30~6:00AM(PT)
The Mark of Beauty
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Mon
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(PT)
True Life Turnaround Stories
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Mon
 
11:15~12:05PM(ET) /8:15~9:05PM(PT)
Tue
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RE 3:00~3:50AM(ET) /12:00~12:50AM(PT)
Tokyo Local Information NETADORI!
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Fri
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
Core Kyoto
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Fri
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)

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