Documentary

Featured Programs

©NHK
5/ 19 (Thu) 12:17AM(ET) /9:17PM(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.

©テレビ東京
5/ 20 (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.

©NHK
5/ 21 (Sat) 6:45PM(ET) /3:45PM(PT)

©NHK
Kitamura, Kazuki
5/ 21 (Sat) 7:15PM(ET) /4:15PM(PT)
The program unveils the family history of TV celebrities.

©NHK
Takashima, Reiko
5/ 23 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

©NHK
5/ 26 (Thu) 12:05AM(ET) /9:05PM(PT)

©テレビ東京
5/ 27 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
This program reveals current social and business topics in Japan.

©NHK
5/ 29 (Sun) 7:10PM(ET) /4:10PM(PT)

©NHK
Blue Universe for Eight
5/ 31 (Tue) 12:05AM(ET) /9:05PM(PT)
In 2020, Autumn, a shabby small box was discovered in the mountains. It was an observation equipment launched by 8 high-school students released into the stratosphere 8 years ago for filming the Blue Earth. From the camera footages it captured them looking up at the balloon and the feature of the blue round earth clearly. It affects their owns heart and brings their youthful days back to them again.

Regulary Aired Programs

Asia Insight
©NHK
Wed
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Journeys in Japan
©NHK
Thu
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
NHK Special
©NHK
SunSat
 
10:00~11:00PM(ET) /7:00~8:00PM(PT)
SunMon
RE
RE 5:10~6:00AM(ET) /2:10~3:00AM(PT)
Haiku Poetry
©NHK
Tue
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Tanka Poetry
©NHK
Mon
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
no art,no life
Thu
 
1:50~2:00AM(ET) /10:50~11:00PM(PT)
Where We Call Home
Sun
 
12:05~12:35AM(ET) /9:05~9:35PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 5:05~5:35AM(ET) /2:05~2:35AM(PT)
Zero Waste Life
Wed
RE
RE 4:45~5:00AM(ET) /1:45~2:00AM(PT)
Wed
RE
RE 4:45~5:00AM(ET) /1:45~2:00AM(PT)
Natural Grandeur of the East
©NHK
Sun
 
8:15~8:30AM(ET) /5:15~5:30AM(PT)
Journey of the Heart Across Japan
©NHK
Sun
 
11:00~12:05AM(ET) /8:00~9:05AM(PT)
Mon
RE
RE 4:00~5:00AM(ET) /1:00~2:00AM(PT)
The Cats Eye Museum
Mon
 
10:15~10:30AM(ET) /7:15~7:30AM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 1:00~1:15AM(ET) /10:00~10:15PM(PT)
Haru's Weekend at Japanese Old House Cafe
©NHK
Sun
 
12:35~1:00AM(ET) /9:35~10:00PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 5:35~6:00AM(ET) /2:35~3:00AM(PT)
RYU'S TALKING LIVE
©テレビ東京
Fri
 
11:15~12:00PM(ET) /8:15~9:00PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 8:20~9:00AM(ET) /5:20~6:00AM(PT)
Karl and Tina: Embracing Village Life in Japan
©NHK
Fri
 
12:00~12:30PM(ET) /9:00~9:30AM(PT)
DAWN OF GAIA
©TV TOKYO
Fri
 
11:15~12:00PM(ET) /8:15~9:00PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 8:20~9:00AM(ET) /5:20~6:00AM(PT)
Today's Close-up
MonTueWed
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
SCIENCE ZERO
©NHK
Tue
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(PT)
Follow in the Footsteps of Tasha Tudor
Fri
 
12:00~12:30PM(ET) /9:00~9:30AM(PT)
Darwin's Amazing Animals
©NHK
Sat
 
6:45~7:15PM(ET) /3:45~4:15PM(PT)
Documentary: 20 Minutes
Sat
 
9:35~10:00AM(ET) /6:35~7:00AM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 4:40~5:00AM(ET) /1:40~2:00AM(PT)
Three Days, Three Nights
©NHK
Fri
 
12:00~12:30AM(ET) /9:00~9:30PM(PT)
Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
©NHK
Wed
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(PT)
Family History
Mon
 
8:00~8:50PM(ET) /5:00~5:50PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 2:15~3:00AM(ET) /11:15~12:00AM(PT)
Strolling with Tamori
©NHK
Sun
 
7:10~8:00PM(ET) /4:10~5:00PM(PT)
Mon
RE
RE 1:00~1:45AM(ET) /10:00~10:45PM(PT)
City-Scope
Tue
 
10:15~10:30AM(ET) /7:15~7:30AM(PT)
Somewhere Street
©NHK
Sat
 
2:00~3:00PM(ET) /11:00~12:00PM(PT)
The Fountain of Ancient Wisdom
©NHK
Wed
 
12:05~12:55AM(ET) /9:05~9:55PM(PT)
Gentle Journeys
©NHK
Sun
 
7:30~8:00AM(ET) /4:30~5:00AM(PT)
Ideas to Protect Ourselves from Disasters
©NHK
Sun
 
10:10~11:00AM(ET) /7:10~8:00AM(PT)
History Detective
©NHK
Thu
 
12:05~12:55AM(ET) /9:05~9:55PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 5:05~6:00AM(ET) /2:05~3:00AM(PT)
Hiei No Hikari / Light of Life
Sun
 
2:50~3:05PM(ET) /11:50~12:05PM(PT)
At Home with Venetia in Kyoto
©NHK
Fri
 
12:00~12:30PM(ET) /9:00~9:30AM(PT)
Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san
©NHK
Mon
 
6:20~6:30PM(ET) /3:20~3:30PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 12:20~12:30PM(ET) /9:20~9:30AM(PT)
Last Family Story
Tue
 
8:55~9:45PM(ET) /5:55~6:45PM(PT)
Wed
RE
RE 4:00~4:45AM(ET) /1:00~1:45AM(PT)
Tokyo Local Information NETADORI!
©NHK
Fri
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
100-Camera Stories
©NHK
Tue
 
11:15~11:50PM(ET) /8:15~8:50PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
Core Kyoto
©NHK
Fri
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Dear Japan
©NHK
Sat
 
12:35~1:00PM(ET) /9:35~10:00AM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 4:35~5:00AM(ET) /1:35~2:00AM(PT)

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