Variety

Featured Programs

©Mainichi Broadcasting System
Here is an entertainment program that blends reports from Japanese housewives overseas and a water cooler chit chat by studio participants into a fun and lively "Global Housewives Summit!" Let's take a look at "living overseas!"

©ABC / Shine / JUMP
2/ 24 (Sat) 8:10PM(ET) /5:10PM(PT)
This is a house renovation show which will dramatically change the life of the chosen family. Based on requests from TV viewers, the renovation-experts (called "Takumi" in Japanese) change their terrible houses to comfortable ones dramatically and drastically.

©Mainichi Broadcasting System
Here is an entertainment program that blends reports from Japanese housewives overseas and a water cooler chit chat by studio participants into a fun and lively "Global Housewives Summit!" Let's take a look at "living overseas!"

©NHK
Glasses
2/ 28 (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
Comedian Tomomitsu Yamaguchi, widely known as "Gussan," travels along national highways on a large truck and rediscovers the allure of Japan! In this episode, he takes Route 4, the longest national highway in Japan, that stretches from Nihonbashi of Tokyo to the northernmost prefecture of the Japanese main island, Aomori.

©NHK
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.

Regulary Aired Programs

AKB48 SHOW
©NHK
Wed
 
4:30~5:00AM(ET) /1:30~2:00AM(PT)
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
 
7:30~8:00AM(ET) /4:30~5:00AM(PT)
Afternoon Live
©NHK
Mon-Fri
 
3:00~4:00PM(ET) /12:00~1:00PM(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)
A Stroll in the Afternoon
©NHK
MonTueWed
 
12:30~12:55PM(ET) /9:30~9:55AM(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
 
11:15~11:45PM(ET) /8:15~8:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 5:30~6:00AM(ET) /2:30~3:00AM(PT)
Pop Music Club
©NHK
Sun
 
5:00~6:00PM(ET) /2:00~3:00PM(PT)
Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
©NHK
Tue
 
1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Banana Zero Music
©NHK
Sat
 
7:40~8:15PM(ET) /4:40~5:15PM(PT)
Law and Laughter
©NHK
Thu
 
12:30~12:55PM(ET) /9:30~9:55AM(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)
Far Away Neighbors
©Asahi Broadcasting Corp.
Wed
 
8:00~8:55PM(ET) /5:00~5:55PM(PT)
Sun
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)
BAR IN THE WORLD
©NHK
Thu
 
11:45~12:15PM(ET) /8:45~9:15PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 5:30~6:00AM(ET) /2:30~3:00AM(PT)
Seiya Nakai's Railway Journey
©NHK
Tue
 
1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Explore the Deep World of Japanese Names!
©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)
Tokoro-san, It's an Incident!
©NHK
Mon
 
9:15~9:45PM(ET) /6:15~6:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Bakusho Mondai's Exploration
©NHK
Sun
 
8:47~9:15PM(ET) /5:47~6:15PM(PT)
Wed
RE
RE 3:00~3:30AM(ET) /12:00~12:30AM(PT)
Tomio Umezawa & Koji Higashino's Eat Up Farmers Meal!
©NHK
Mon
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Comedy Show: Shouten
©NIPPON TV
Sun
 
9:15~9:45PM(ET) /6:15~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 5:05~5:30AM(ET) /2:05~2:30AM(PT)
A Guide to Rakugo!
©NHK
Fri
 
12:00~12:30AM(ET) /9:00~9:30PM(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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