Documentary

Featured Programs

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"The SDGs of Edo
9/ 21 (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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Ueno Toshio, Traffic Guard
9/ 21 (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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The Journey of "Blue
9/ 23 (Thu) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(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.

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Frozen Foods
9/ 24 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
This program reveals current social and business topics in Japan.

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9/ 25 (Sat) 6:45PM(ET) /3:45PM(PT)

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Dementia Counseling by Dementia Patients
9/ 26 (Sun) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
As a unique approach to dementia care, a hospital in Kagawa Prefecture has been employing the dementia sufferers as counselors for the people who are newly diagnosed as having dementia. In the counseling room, they begin to pour out their hearts, face the disease with their families.

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A series portraying deep bonds between cat-loving writers and their pet cats through their daily lives with newly written novels.

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9/ 29 (Wed) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)

10/ 1 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)

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Finless Porpoise
10/ 2 (Sat) 6:45PM(ET) /3:45PM(PT)
The series explores the amazing stories of animals in Africa, the Americas and Asia, including Japan.

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Yoro Takeshi, 83 years old is one of Japan's foremost intellectual figures, known as an anatomist and the author of "Baka no Kabe (What A Fool Believes.)" He was born and grew up in Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture, and lives even now. He enjoys going for a walkabout around renowned temples, sometimes focusing small animals and insect on the garden. This program follows his everyday life and finds the tips to be alive in the present.

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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SunSat
 
10:00~11:00PM(ET) /7:00~8:00PM(PT)
SunMon
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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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Sat
 
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
RE
RE 1:00~1:50PM(ET) /10:00~10:50AM(PT)
Today's Close-up Plus
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TueWedThu
 
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)
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)
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)
Hiei No Hikari / Light of Life
Sun
 
3:00~3:15PM(ET) /12:00~12:15PM(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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