Documentary

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"Heisei Scoop Documentary" Part 5: Nobel Prize-Winning Employee
2/ 17 (Sun) 10:15PM(ET) /7:15PM(PT)
This episode focuses on Japan's struggle to thrive as a world leader in science and technology. Hiroko Kuniya, the former host of "Today's Close-up," had an exclusive interview with engineer Koichi Tanaka, 2002 Nobel laureate in chemistry. Tanaka attracted attention again last year when a team of researchers, including Tanaka, announced that they had developed a simple and affordable blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.

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kazutoyo Koyabu
2/ 18 (Mon) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
A documentary series that focuses on first-class professionals from various fields.

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Muromachi Period
2/ 20 (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.

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Everybody wishes to live a healthy long life, not excepting great figures of history. By learning from their obsession with health, the program finds clues to our healthy life.

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Mongolia
2/ 23 (Sat) 3:00PM(ET) /12:00PM(PT)

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Paris 2
2/ 24 (Sun) 7:10PM(ET) /4:10PM(PT)
Comedian Tamori takes you on a tour to offer a glimpse of history hidden in modern scenes.

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Peaceful Death-- Final Moments at Home
2/ 24 (Sun) 10:15PM(ET) /7:15PM(PT)
Many people wish to die in his or her own house. But the reality is not so. Aging, exhaustion and poverty of family members stand in the way of a peaceful death at home. Oichiro Kobori, 80-year-old doctor pours his energy into home healthcare. He explores the best way for patients of about the same age to reach the end of life at home, in cooperation with their families and the patients themselves.

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Latvia's 100th Anniversary: Ethnic Pride Preserved with Song and Dance
2/ 27 (Wed) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

Regulary Aired Programs

Asia Insight
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6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Journeys in Japan
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6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
NHK Special
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10:15~11:15PM(ET) /7:15~8:15PM(PT)
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10:15~11:15PM(ET) /7:15~8:15PM(PT)
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Haiku Poetry
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6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Tanka Poetry
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6:00~6:30AM(ET) /3:00~3:30AM(PT)
Meet the Legend
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12:05~12:15AM(ET) /9:05~9:15PM(PT)
World News Academy
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11:00~11:40AM(ET) /8:00~8:40AM(PT)
Natural Grandeur of the East
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8:15~8:30AM(ET) /5:15~5:30AM(PT)
Journey of the Heart Across Japan
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1:00~2:00AM(ET) /10:00~11:00PM(PT)
10-kilometer Run at Travel Destinations
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1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
IPPIN-Japan's Finest
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5:00~5:30PM(ET) /2:00~2:30PM(PT)
RYU'S TALKING LIVE
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11:15~12:00PM(ET) /8:15~9:00PM(PT)
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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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4:30~5:00PM(ET) /1:30~2:00PM(PT)
Darwin's Amazing Animals
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7:10~7:40PM(ET) /4:10~4:40PM(PT)
Charider--The Cyclist
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4:00~4:30AM(ET) /1:00~1:30AM(PT)
Three Days, Three Nights
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11:45~12:15PM(ET) /8:45~9:15PM(PT)
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Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
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1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Strolling with Tamori
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7:10~8:00PM(ET) /4:10~5:00PM(PT)
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The Professionals
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11:15~12:05PM(ET) /8:15~9:05PM(PT)
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Beautiful Moments Around The World 10min.
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12:05~12:15AM(ET) /9:05~9:15PM(PT)
Somewhere Street
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2:00~3:00PM(ET) /11:00~12:00PM(PT)
Medical Checkup of Great Figures
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12:35~1:35AM(ET) /9:35~10:35PM(PT)
The Fountain of Ancient Wisdom
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12:15~1:00AM(ET) /9:15~10:00PM(PT)
Naoki Matayoshi's Heureka!
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12:15~1:00AM(ET) /9:15~10:00PM(PT)
Gentle Journeys
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8:30~9:00AM(ET) /5:30~6:00AM(PT)
Seasoning the Seasons
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4:00~5:00AM(ET) /1:00~2:00AM(PT)
March to Recovery
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10:10~11:00AM(ET) /7:10~8:00AM(PT)
Historical Anecdote
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11:15~12:05PM(ET) /8:15~9:05PM(PT)
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At Home with Venetia in Kyoto
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12:00~12:35PM(ET) /9:00~9:35AM(PT)
Hometown Stories
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3:00~3:35AM(ET) /12:00~12:35AM(PT)
The Mark of Beauty
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5:00~5:30PM(ET) /2:00~2:30PM(PT)
Hurray to the Angler
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1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Tokyo Local Information NETADORI!
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9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
#Teenagers
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4:30~5:00AM(ET) /1:30~2:00AM(PT)
Core Kyoto
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6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
TOKYO Deep!
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1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)

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