Documentary

Featured Programs

2/ 28 (Wed) 2:10AM(ET) /11:10PM(PT)

©NHK
Ishikawa, Kasumi
3/ 1 (Fri) 8:50PM(ET) /5:50PM(PT)
The program unveils the family history of TV celebrities.

©テレビ東京
3/ 1 (Fri) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
This program reveals current social and business topics in Japan.

©NHK
The history of mankind is a history of conflict. For humans who have killed and robbed each other, peace is nothing short of a “miracle.” That is why peace is precious. In this program, actors Sasaki Kuranosuke and Hamada Gaku travel to Italy and Republic of Rwanda, respectively, to witness the “moments of peace” that humanity has achieved.

©NHK
Argentina/Paraguay
3/ 2 (Sat) 8:30PM(ET) /5:30PM(PT)
Actor Tamaki Hiroshi embarks on a railway journey across six South American countries, encountering diverse ethnicities, cultures, and breathtaking landscapes. Venturing beyond the railway leading to the wilderness, high mountains, and deserts, he approaches the present of the unknown South American continent.

©NHK
3/ 3 (Sun) 7:10PM(ET) /4:10PM(PT)

©NHK
3/ 3 (Sun) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)

©NHK
Boogie Woogie Special
3/ 7 (Thu) 12:05AM(ET) /9:05PM(PT)

The Battlefield for Ukrainian Families: Two Years Between Despair and Hope
3/ 9 (Sat) 1:50PM(ET) /10:50AM(PT)
After their homes were suddenly turned into battlefields and their way of life unjustly taken away, what have the people of Ukraine thought, and how have they spent this year? Video diaries from those unavoidably caught up in the war tell their stories.

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

©テレビ東京
3/ 22 (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.

3/ 24 (Sun) 2:00PM(ET) /11:00AM(PT)

Regulary Aired Programs

Asia Insight
©NHK
Thu
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Core Kyoto
©NHK
Wed
 
6:30~7:00AM(ET) /3:30~4:00AM(PT)
Journeys in Japan
©NHK
Fri
 
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
 
12:10~12:40AM(ET) /9:10~9:40PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 5:05~5:35AM(ET) /2:05~2:35AM(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)
Haru's Weekend at Japanese Old House Cafe
©NHK
Wed
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Welcome to Special Zoo Tour
Mon
 
5:30~6:00PM(ET) /2:30~3:00PM(PT)
Welcome to SpecialZoo Tour 10min.
Wed
 
8:45~8:55PM(ET) /5:45~5:55PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 1:45~2:00AM(ET) /10:45~11:00PM(PT)
RYU'S TALKING LIVE
©テレビ東京
Fri
 
11:15~12:00PM(ET) /8:15~9:00PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 9:10~10:00AM(ET) /6:10~7:00AM(PT)
DAWN OF GAIA
©TV TOKYO
Fri
 
11:15~12:00PM(ET) /8:15~9:00PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 9:10~10:00AM(ET) /6:10~7:00AM(PT)
Today's Close-up
MonTueWed
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
MonTueWed
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RE 3:00~3:30AM(ET) /12:00~12:30AM(PT)
SCIENCE ZERO
©NHK
Wed
 
5:30~6:00PM(ET) /2:30~3:00PM(PT)
Darwin's Amazing Animals
©NHK
Sat
 
6:45~7:15PM(ET) /3:45~4:15PM(PT)
Wed
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RE 4:00~4:30AM(ET) /1:00~1:30AM(PT)
Documentary: 20 Minutes
Sat
 
8:50~9:10AM(ET) /5:50~6:10AM(PT)
Sun
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)
Thu
RE
RE 9:00~9:32AM(ET) /6:00~6:32AM(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)
The Professionals
©NHK
Wed
 
8:55~9:45PM(ET) /5:55~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 3:00~3:45AM(ET) /12:00~12:45AM(PT)
City-Scope
Fri
 
9:45~10:00AM(ET) /6:45~7:00AM(PT)
Wed
RE
RE 1:45~2:00AM(ET) /10:45~11:00PM(PT)
Somewhere Street
©NHK
Sat
 
3:00~4:30PM(ET) /12:00~1:30PM(PT)
The Fountain of Ancient Wisdom
©NHK
Wed
 
12:05~12:55AM(ET) /9:05~9:55PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 4:15~5:00AM(ET) /1:15~2:00AM(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)
The Last Families in Isolated Islands
Wed
 
8:00~8:45PM(ET) /5:00~5:45PM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 4:00~4:40AM(ET) /1:00~1:40AM(PT)
Tokyo Local Information NETADORI!
©NHK
Fri
 
9:00~9:30AM(ET) /6:00~6:30AM(PT)
Dear Japan
©NHK
Sun
 
8:30~9:00AM(ET) /5:30~6:00AM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 5:35~6:00AM(ET) /2:35~3:00AM(PT)

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