Drama

Featured Programs

©NHK
2/ 17 (Sat) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
A large-scale samurai drama depicting deadly battles between a monster and villagers using state-of-the-art visual effects. The story is based on a novel of the same title written by Miyuki Miyabe.

©テレビ朝日・東映
The drama features Ukyo Sugishita(Yutaka Mizutani), a police inspector assigned to the fictional Special Missions Unit of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department and his partners as Wataru Kaburagi (Takashi Sorimachi) from 2015 on.

©NHK
(7)
2/ 18 (Sun) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
The historical drama for 2018 is the life story of Takamori Saigo, affectionately called "Segodon," a hero of the Meiji Restoration took place 150 years ago. Being born into a poor family, he strongly believed in the power of love and lavished affection on people around. He was a loving leader who opened a road to Japan's new era.

©NHK
An omnibus drama series on the theme of a "detour in life" written by popular script writer Izumi Kizara.

©NHK
(1)
2/19 Moni. 9:00PM(ET) /6:00PM(PT)Start
A sequel to the Samurai Drama "Ooka Echizen 4," a story about Tadasuke Ooka, a famous town magistrate in the Edo Period, otherwise known as Ooka Echizen, who supported Yoshimune Tokugawa, the 8th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate. Themed on "family love," this series puts a spotlight on people's warmth and bond.

© NIPPON TV
(5)
2/ 19 (Mon) 10:15PM(ET) /7:15PM(PT)
A girl (Suzu Hirose) has lost her family and is cast out from society. She meets an old woman (Yuko Tanaka). Both of them do not have faith in other people, but they feel something for each other. The old woman hides the girl. An incident occurs.

©テレビ朝日
(5)
2/ 21 (Wed) 10:15PM(ET) /7:15PM(PT)
"Akira Shimazaki(Takuya Kimura) lives with his middle school student son. He used to work as a bodyguard, but, due to an incident, he now works as a security guard at a construction site. The private security company where he works establishes a new bodyguard division. Hiding his past as a bodyguard, Akira begins work as a novice bodyguard. "

©2017 WOWOW/TOHAN KIKAKU
(6)
2/ 22 (Thu) 10:15PM(ET) /7:15PM(PT)
"Akira Kaido (Osamu Mukai) comes from a wealthy background. His father ran a large company. Akira Yamazaki (Takumi Saito) comes from a difficult background. His father went bankrupt and their family runaway during the middle of the night. Akira Kaido and Akira Yamazaki are hired at the same bank. April, 1986, training for new bank employees takes place. Two teams are made to carry out a mission. Akira Kaido and Akira Yamazaki lead the opposing teams. "

©NHK
Episode 1:Satsuma Weaklings
2/24 Sat. 5:00PM(ET) /2:00PM(PT)Start
The historical drama for 2018 is the life story of Takamori Saigo, affectionately called "Segodon," a hero of the Meiji Restoration took place 150 years ago. Being born into a poor family, he strongly believed in the power of love and lavished affection on people around. He was a loving leader who opened a road to Japan's new era.

©TBS(Japan)
(6)
2/ 27 (Tue) 10:15PM(ET) /7:15PM(PT)
30-year-old Rinko Kamata (Yuriko Yoshitaka) works as an unpopular screenwriter. She doesn't have a boyfriend, but she has two female friends Kaori and Koyuki. They meet regularly at a bar. There, they complain about their situations and go through what if scenarios. One day, Rinko Kamata decides to go for happiness at love and work.

Regulary Aired Programs

"Warotenka" For a Week
©NHK
Sun
 
11:40~12:00AM(ET) /8:40~9:00AM(PT)
99.9 Criminal Lawyer SEASON Ⅱ
©©TBS(Japan)
Tue
 
10:15~11:15PM(ET) /7:15~8:15PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 5:10~6:00AM(ET) /2:10~3:00AM(PT)
anone
©© NIPPON TV
Mon
 
10:15~11:15PM(ET) /7:15~8:15PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 5:00~6:00AM(ET) /2:00~3:00AM(PT)
BG
©テレビ朝日
Wed
 
10:15~11:15PM(ET) /7:15~8:15PM(PT)
CRISIS -Special Security Squad-
©2017 KANSAI TV
Sun
RE
RE 2:00~3:00PM(ET) /11:00~12:00PM(PT)
Wed
RE
RE 5:00~6:00AM(ET) /2:00~3:00AM(PT)
Akira and Akira
©©2017 WOWOW/TOHAN KIKAKU
Thu
 
10:15~11:15PM(ET) /7:15~8:15PM(PT)
AIBOU: Tokyo Detective Duo Season 16
©テレビ朝日・東映
Sat
 
11:15~12:10PM(ET) /8:15~9:10PM(PT)
Naotora: The Lady Warlord w/E sub
©NHK
Sat
 
5:15~6:00PM(ET) /2:15~3:00PM(PT)
Segodon
©NHK
Sun
 
8:00~8:47PM(ET) /5:00~5:47PM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 1:15~2:00AM(ET) /10:15~11:00PM(PT)
Warotenka
©NHK
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9:45~10:00PM(ET) /6:45~7:00PM(PT)
MonTueWedThuFriSat
RE
RE 7:30~7:50AM(ET) /4:30~4:50AM(PT)
MonTueWedThuFriSat
RE
RE 10:00~10:15AM(ET) /7:00~7:15AM(PT)
"Segodon" Digest
©NHK
Fri
 
11:10~11:15PM(ET) /8:10~8:15PM(PT)

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