Documentary

Featured Programs

©NHK
Naoya Inoue
11/ 12 (Tue) 11:05PM(ET) /8:05PM(PT)
A documentary series that focuses on first-class professionals from various fields.

©NHK
Abashiri Prison
11/ 13 (Wed) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
Enjoy the exciting revelations of inspiring human drama of heroes, great artists and even the ordinary people that helped shape 1800 years of Japan's history.

Kumamoto Castle
11/ 14 (Thu) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

©NHK
Edogawa, Rampo Part 1
11/ 14 (Thu) 12:10AM(ET) /9:10PM(PT)
The challenges we face today are similar to what our forerunners went through. The program searches for clues to solve problems, utilizing the wisdoms of historical figures. Part 2 will be aired at same time next week.

©NHK
Tokyo Animal research
11/ 16 (Sat) 7:10PM(ET) /4:10PM(PT)
The series explores the amazing stories of animals in Africa, the Americas and Asia, including Japan.

©NHK
Chocolate
11/ 18 (Mon) 5:00PM(ET) /2:00PM(PT)
This unconventional art program introduces the great variety of beauty to be found in the arts and crafts related to everyday Japanese life.

©NHK
11/ 20 (Wed) 5:00PM(ET) /2:00PM(PT)
Find out the secrets behind the popularity of Japan's finest locally-produced goods (or "ippin" in Japanese), which are gaining popularity around the world.

©NHK
11/ 23 (Sat) 4:00PM(ET) /1:00PM(PT)
A scientific information program which explains the latest research, disasters and accidents from scientific aspects with a virtual set in the studio.

©NHK
Street chef @ Washington
11/ 29 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)

©NHK
11/ 30 (Sat) 10:15PM(ET) /7:15PM(PT)
A documentary based on timely subjects famous for its dignity and in-depth reporting.

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
 
10:15~11:15PM(ET) /7:15~8:15PM(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)
Meet the Legend
©NHK
Sun
 
1:00~1:15AM(ET) /10:00~10:15PM(PT)
World News Academy
©NHK
Sun
 
11:00~11:40AM(ET) /8:00~8:40AM(PT)
Natural Grandeur of the East
©NHK
Sat
 
8:15~8:30AM(ET) /5:15~5:30AM(PT)
Journey of the Heart Across Japan
©NHK
Sat
 
9:00~10:00AM(ET) /6:00~7:00AM(PT)
10-kilometer Run at Travel Destinations
©NHK
Mon
 
1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
IPPIN-Japan's Finest
©©NHK
Wed
 
5:00~5:30PM(ET) /2:00~2:30PM(PT)
RYU'S TALKING LIVE
©テレビ東京
Fri
 
11:15~12:00PM(ET) /8:15~9:00PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 1:00~1:45PM(ET) /10:00~10:45AM(PT)
Street Interview "GAIROKU"
©NHK
Mon
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Today's Close-up Plus
TueWedThu
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
SCIENCE ZERO
©NHK
Sat
 
4:30~5:00PM(ET) /1:30~2:00PM(PT)
Stories
Mon
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
Darwin's Amazing Animals
©NHK
Sat
 
7:10~7:40PM(ET) /4:10~4:40PM(PT)
Charider--The Cyclist
©NHK
Wed
 
4:00~4:50AM(ET) /1:00~1:50AM(PT)
Three Days, Three Nights
©NHK
Sun
 
12:30~1:00AM(ET) /9:30~10:00PM(PT)
Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
©NHK
Tue
 
1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Strolling with Tamori
©NHK
Sun
 
7:10~8:00PM(ET) /4:10~5:00PM(PT)
Mon
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
The Professionals
©NHK
Tue
 
11:15~12:10PM(ET) /8:15~9:10PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 3:00~3:50AM(ET) /12:00~12:50AM(PT)
Somewhere Street
©NHK
Sat
 
2:00~3:00PM(ET) /11:00~12:00PM(PT)
Medical Checkup of Great Figures
©NHK
Fri
 
12:35~1:35AM(ET) /9:35~10:35PM(PT)
The Fountain of Ancient Wisdom
©NHK
Thu
 
12:10~1:00AM(ET) /9:10~10:00PM(PT)
Naoki Matayoshi's Heureka!
©NHK
Wed
 
12:10~1:00AM(ET) /9:10~10:00PM(PT)
Gentle Journeys
©NHK
Sun
 
7:30~8:00AM(ET) /4:30~5:00AM(PT)
Seasoning the Seasons
©NHK
Mon
 
4:00~5:00AM(ET) /1:00~2:00AM(PT)
March to Recovery
©NHK
Sun
 
10:10~11:00AM(ET) /7:10~8:00AM(PT)
Historical Anecdote
©NHK
Wed
 
11:15~12:10PM(ET) /8:15~9:10PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 4:00~4:50AM(ET) /1:00~1:50AM(PT)
At Home with Venetia in Kyoto
Thu
 
5:00~5:30PM(ET) /2:00~2:30PM(PT)
Hometown Stories
Sun
 
8:25~9:00AM(ET) /5:25~6:00AM(PT)
The Mark of Beauty
©NHK
Mon
 
5:00~5:30PM(ET) /2:00~2:30PM(PT)
True Life Turnaround Stories
©NHK
Mon
 
11:15~12:10PM(ET) /8:15~9:10PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 3:00~3:50AM(ET) /12:00~12:50AM(PT)
Hurray to the Angler
©NHK
Wed
 
1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Tokyo Local Information NETADORI!
©NHK
Fri
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
#Teenagers
©NHK
Sun
 
4:30~5:00AM(ET) /1:30~2:00AM(PT)
Core Kyoto
©NHK
Fri
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
NHK Special 5min
©NHK
Sun
 
2:55~3:00PM(ET) /11:55~12:00PM(PT)

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