Drama

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© Rito Asami・KODANSHA /2021 Fuji Television Network,Inc.
Michio Iruma (Yutaka Takenouchi) is a former lawyer, now works as a judge in the first criminal court (commonly known as "Ichikei") of the Tokyo District Court. He is an unusual judge. To avoid issuing wrong judgements, Michio seeks out the truth in cases by performing on-site inspections by himself. Other judges, including Chizuru Sakama (Haru Kuroki), believe a judge has a duty to handle cases quickly and efficiently. As time goes by, Michio’s past is slowly revealed.

©NHK
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9/ 21 (Tue) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
A pharmaceutical researcher Kazuki makes an epoch-making discovery which triggers a competition between companies over patents and he and his closest rival are forced into a situation where they have no choice but to take part in fraudulently while a journalist Tomoko who is also Kazuki's childhood friend tries to expose their injustice. This is a social entertainment drama depicting the dark aspect of drug development, reflecting issues that Japanese science faces.

©テレビ朝日
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department decides to disband the special interrogation team Kintori. The team will be disbanded in 100 days, by September, 2021, but the Yukiko Makabe (Yuki Amami) and the members of Kintori still carry out their jobs.

©NHK
9/ 24 (Fri) 9:45PM(ET) /6:45PM(PT)
NHK's 104th drama serial is a story about Momone, who was grown up with nature in an island off Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Triggered by the encounter with a popular weather forecaster, she gets to know the great possibility of weather forecasting. She starts to work as a weather forecaster in Tokyo away from family, and learns how deeply the weather is connected to people’s lives. She tries to find ways to bring people happiness through the job.

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9/ 24 (Fri) 10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT)
Police dog handler Aoba Ippei(Ikematsu Sosuke) and his smart police dog Oliver investigate the mysterious cases that occur one after another. The suspense drama full of laughter, and experimental spirits created by Odagiri Joe.

© TV TOKYO
Ryosuke(Akira Terao) lives in a small house in Tokyo. Since his wife died, he has adjusted to living alone.Meanwhile, Ryosuke has one child, Yuriko (Satomi Ishihara). She is married to Shigeyuki, who works as a teacher. Yuriko and Shigeyuki live in Nagano. One day, Yuriko visits her father without advance notice. Yuriko doesn't give any reason for the visit. Ryosuke only learns that Yuriko isn't sure how long she will stay. They haven't talked as father and daughter in a long time. They begin to live together in a nervous, but warm atmosphere.

©NHK
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9/25 Sat.10:00PM(ET) /7:00PM(PT) Start
This is a legal mystery drama revolves around Takano Kazuya (Kamenashi Kazuya), who is a former surgeon turned attorney, having remarkable deductive reasoning skills. He is invited to a prestigious law firm whose founder and ace attorney passed away. Leading unique lawyer members of the criminal division, he unearths the truth in court to save the people who got involved in cases.

©"KAREINARU ICHIZOKU"written by TOYOKO YAMASAKI published by Shinchosha ©2021 WOWOW INC.
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9/ 25 (Sat) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
Daisuke Manpyo (Kiichi Nakai) is an owner and also president of Hanshin Bank, which ranks 10th in the nation in terms of bank deposits. Besides Hanshin Bank, Daisuke owns several others companies and real estate. He hears from his first son-in-law about a move to reorganize the commercial banks. His son-in-law works as b bureaucrat for the Ministry of the Treasury. Daisuke attempts to block his bank from being merged with another bank. He faces difficult times.

©NHK
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9/ 26 (Sun) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
The 60th historical drama depicts the life of Shibusawa Eiichi, known as the Father of Capitalism in Japan. He lived from the mid-19th to early 20th century, contributing to around 600 public projects, and led around 500 enterprises to success. He also committed to the international relations and was nominated to Nobel Peace Prize twice. He kept on challenging with high aspiration throughout the life and his well-calculated planning and sincere work opened up the way to the future of modern Japan.

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9/ 26 (Sun) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
An absolute beauty to anyone, Komi in reality suffers from serious issues in communicating with others. On her first day of high school, she meets an average and timid schoolboy Tadano. They become close to each other and cooperate to achieve a ‘goal’ that seems to be impossible.

Regulary Aired Programs

Komi Can't Communicate
©NHK
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11:15~11:45PM(ET) /8:15~8:45PM(PT)
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RE
RE 5:30~6:00AM(ET) /2:30~3:00AM(PT)
TOKYO MER: Mobile Emergency Room
©TBS(Japan)
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10:00~11:00PM(ET) /7:00~8:00PM(PT)
Thu
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RE 5:10~6:00AM(ET) /2:10~3:00AM(PT)
Ichikei’s Crow – The Criminal Court Judges
©Rito Asami・KODANSHA /2021 Fuji Television Network,Inc.
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10:00~11:00PM(ET) /7:00~8:00PM(PT)
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RE
RE 5:10~6:00AM(ET) /2:10~3:00AM(PT)
THE LONE SCALPEL
©2019 WOWOW/SHOCHIKU
Sun
RE
RE 2:00~2:50PM(ET) /11:00~11:50AM(PT)
Emergency Interrogation Room
©テレビ朝日
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10:00~11:00PM(ET) /7:00~8:00PM(PT)
The Grand Family
©"KAREINARU ICHIZOKU" written by TOYOKO YAMASAKI published by Shinchosha ©2021 WOWOW INC.
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11:15~12:15PM(ET) /8:15~9:15PM(PT)
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RE 5:00~6:00AM(ET) /2:00~3:00AM(PT)
White Muddy Stream
©NHK
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10:00~11:00PM(ET) /7:00~8:00PM(PT)
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RE 5:05~6:00AM(ET) /2:05~3:00AM(PT)
KAMEN RIDER BUILD
©ISHIMORI PRODUCTION INC. AND TOEI COMPANY, LTD.
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6:30~6:55PM(ET) /3:30~3:55PM(PT)
Edo Mononoke Tales
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8:00~8:40PM(ET) /5:00~5:40PM(PT)
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RE 1:00~1:45AM(ET) /10:00~10:45PM(PT)
Reach Beyond the Blue Sky
©NHK
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8:00~8:47PM(ET) /5:00~5:47PM(PT)
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RE 1:15~2:00AM(ET) /10:15~11:00PM(PT)
Gosh!! Oliver the Police Dog
©NHK
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10:00~11:00PM(ET) /7:00~8:00PM(PT)
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RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
Welcome Back, Mone
©NHK
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9:45~10:00PM(ET) /6:45~7:00PM(PT)
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RE 7:30~7:50AM(ET) /4:30~4:50AM(PT)
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RE 10:00~10:15AM(ET) /7:00~7:15AM(PT)

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