Variety

Featured Programs

©NHK
Masaya Kato
1/ 20 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
Veteran rakugo storyteller Shofukutei Tsurube travels across Japan with a personality, introducing families they meet along the way.

©NHK
Rice
1/ 22 (Wed) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)
Useful information on health and everyday life is conveyed through various scientific demonstrations in an easy-to-understand way.

©NHK
"Awaiting Kirin" Special
1/ 23 (Thu) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
Japanese names have more than 1,000-year history and each of them has a surprising trivia. The program digs deep into the profound world of names and traces their origins.

©NHK
Glasses in France
1/ 23 (Thu) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
Let's embark on a journey of discovery with top buyers! From fashion to gourmet and interior, finest items selected by professional connoisseurs will be introduced along with behind-the-scenes stories.

©Asahi Television Broadcasting Corp.
1/ 25 (Sat) 6:45PM(ET) /3:45PM(PT)
The show has run successfully for more than 10 years in Japan! The concept of this show is that the celebrity MUST HAVE knowledge of a first class lifestyle. Can you recognize the difference between a $10,000 wine and a cheap wine? Contestants will be asked 6 questions. Only the people who recognize quality can show off their talent as a real celebrity!!!

©NHK
Shota Shunputei
1/ 27 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
The program unveils the family history of TV celebrities.

©NHK
1/ 28 (Tue) 1:00AM(ET) /10:00PM(PT)

©NHK
77 Guest: Masaru Fukuyama
1/ 29 (Wed) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
Let's learn trivia of things we do unconsciously in our daily lives with "Chiko-chan," a five-year-old virtual girl who asks adults simple questions one after another!

©NHK
Colorectal cancer
1/ 29 (Wed) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)
Useful information on health and everyday life is conveyed through various scientific demonstrations in an easy-to-understand way.

©TBS(Japan)
A Popular Game Show: The contestants are organized in one team and compete in several games throughout the show. For each mini game they clear, the team is awarded a gold coin that can be used to win prizes at the end. Any team that successfully clears all of the games wins the Grand Slam Prize.The contestants usually entail people who are already celebrities in Japan such as singers, comedians, models (idols), actors, etc.

Regulary Aired Programs

cool japan w/English Sub.
©NHK
Tue
 
12:10~1:00AM(ET) /9:10~10:00PM(PT)
J-MELO
©NHK
Tue
 
4:30~5:00AM(ET) /1:30~2:00AM(PT)
VS Arashi
©フジテレビジョン
Fri
 
8:57~9:45PM(ET) /5:57~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
Japanese Entertainment Encyclopedia
©NHK
Sun
 
3:00~3:30AM(ET) /12:00~12:30AM(PT)
Afternoon Live
©NHK
Mon-Fri
 
3:00~3:55PM(ET) /12:00~12:55PM(PT)
Edutainment "Sciencer" Show
©NHK
Sun
 
4:30~5:00PM(ET) /1:30~2:00PM(PT)
Be Inquisitive!
©NHK
Wed
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Yes, We Are Repairer!
©NHK
Thu
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Round Table Talk on Childcare & Education
©NHK
Sun
 
4:00~4:30AM(ET) /1:00~1:30AM(PT)
Science for Everyone
©NHK
Wed
 
8:55~9:45PM(ET) /5:55~6:45PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
Lunch ON!
©NHK
Tue
 
8:00~8:30PM(ET) /5:00~5:30PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 5:30~6:00AM(ET) /2:30~3:00AM(PT)
Sandwichman's Let Me Take a Bath
©NHK
Tue
 
9:15~9:45PM(ET) /6:15~6:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 4:15~4:45AM(ET) /1:15~1:45AM(PT)
Pop Music Club
©NHK
Sun
 
5:00~6:00PM(ET) /2:00~3:00PM(PT)
Trivia Quizzes--You'll Get Scolded by Chiko-chan!
©NHK
Wed
 
8:00~8:47PM(ET) /5:00~5:47PM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
Trivia Quizzes--You'll Get Scolded by Chiko-chan! Mini
Sun
 
2:45~2:55PM(ET) /11:45~11:55AM(PT)
Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
©NHK
Tue
 
1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Japanese Names Trivia!
©NHK
Thu
 
8:00~8:50PM(ET) /5:00~5:50PM(PT)
Mon
RE
RE 3:00~3:50AM(ET) /12:00~12:50AM(PT)
Law and Laughter
©NHK
Fri
 
12:35~1:00PM(ET) /9:35~10:00AM(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)
Honmadekka!? TV
©フジテレビジョン
Thu
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
The World Unknown to Matsuko
©TBS(Japan)
Thu
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
The Quest
©NIPPON TV
Fri
 
8:57~9:45PM(ET) /5:57~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
This World is Filled with Wants
©NHK
Thu
 
11:15~12:10PM(ET) /8:15~9:10PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 5:05~6:00AM(ET) /2:05~3:00AM(PT)
Tokoro-san, It's an Incident!
©NHK
Mon
 
9:15~9:45PM(ET) /6:15~6:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 1:35~2:05AM(ET) /10:35~11:05PM(PT)
The Visualization Entertainment: Go! Kaneo-kun
©NHK
Sun
 
8:47~9:17PM(ET) /5:47~6:17PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 4:00~4:30AM(ET) /1:00~1:30AM(PT)
Producer Teppei Arita’s “Omotenasu” Comedy Show
©NHK
Sat
 
1:00~1:35AM(ET) /10:00~10:35PM(PT)
Tomio Umezawa & Koji Higashino's Eat Up Farmers Meal!
©NHK
Wed
 
12:35~1:00PM(ET) /9:35~10:00AM(PT)
Comedy Show: Shouten
©NIPPON TV
Sun
 
9:17~9:45PM(ET) /6:17~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 5:05~5:30AM(ET) /2:05~2:30AM(PT)
A Solo Life on Friday
©NHK
Tue
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Tsurube's Salute to Families
©NHK
Mon
 
8:00~9:15PM(ET) /5:00~6:15PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 3:00~4:15AM(ET) /12:00~1:15AM(PT)

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