Variety

Featured Programs

©NHK
5/ 17 (Tue) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)
Local stations of NHK get connected to each other and discover the true attractions of Japan such as food, history, people and sightseeing spots that only locals know about.

©NHK
Power of Concentration
5/ 18 (Wed) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)
A unique theater show in which the showman chooses one item of the world and presents how to use or operate it with some surprising facts and useful tips that might 'update' your life.

©TBS(Japan)
5/ 19 (Thu) 8:43PM(ET) /5:43PM(PT)
A straight talk with Matsuko! Welcome to the world that is unknown to Matsuko Deluxe.Matsuko and her guests talk one on one without reservations. Guests from all types of professions are invited to present topics to discuss from their own specialties or their current interests. The unique and intriguing world views of each guest are challenged by Matsuko who does not hold anything back.

©NHK
Martial Arts KAMIWAZA "2 no Dan": Miyamoto Musashi's Sword"
5/ 20 (Fri) 8:46PM(ET) /5:46PM(PT)
Special programs ranging from entertainment shows to documentaries will be shown.

©NHK
5/ 22 (Sun) 8:47PM(ET) /5:47PM(PT)
An informational program that reveals Japan as it is by following incidents posted on local media such as local newspapers and business presses.

©NHK
One of Japan's leading actors, Kagawa Teruyuki is also known as an insect lover. In the program, he disguises himself as a "mantis teacher" and gives expert-like lectures to children on how amazing insects are.

5/ 28 (Sat) 7:15PM(ET) /4:15PM(PT)

©NHK
5/ 29 (Sun) 7:10PM(ET) /4:10PM(PT)

©NHK
5/ 31 (Tue) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)

Regulary Aired Programs

cool japan w/English Sub.
©NHK
Tue
 
12:05~12:55AM(ET) /9:05~9:55PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 5:10~6:00AM(ET) /2:10~3:00AM(PT)
J-MELO
©NHK
Fri
 
4:30~5:00PM(ET) /1:30~2:00PM(PT)
Japanese Entertainment Encyclopedia
©NHK
Fri
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(PT)
Instruction Manual Theater
©NHK
Wed
 
8:55~9:45PM(ET) /5:55~6:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 3:00~3:45PM(ET) /12:00~12:45PM(PT)
Edutainment "Sciencer" Show
©NHK
Fri
 
5:30~6:00PM(ET) /2:30~3:00PM(PT)
MICHITAN
Thu
 
1:50~2:00AM(ET) /10:50~11:00PM(PT)
You Are the Fish Master
©NHK
Wed
 
8:00~8:40PM(ET) /5:00~5:40PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 4:00~4:40AM(ET) /1:00~1:40AM(PT)
Lunch ON!
©NHK
Thu
 
11:15~11:50PM(ET) /8:15~8:50PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 12:30~1:00PM(ET) /9:30~10:00AM(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
Fri
 
8:00~8:50PM(ET) /5:00~5:50PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 1:00~1:45AM(ET) /10:00~10:45PM(PT)
Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
©NHK
Wed
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(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)
Honmadekka!? TV
©フジテレビジョン
Thu
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 1:00~1:50AM(ET) /10:00~10:50PM(PT)
The World Unknown to Matsuko
©TBS(Japan)
Thu
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 1:00~1:50AM(ET) /10:00~10:50PM(PT)
Only Locals Know
©NHK
Tue
 
8:55~9:45PM(ET) /5:55~6:45PM(PT)
Wed
RE
RE 4:00~4:45AM(ET) /1:00~1:45AM(PT)
Tokoro-san's Pursuit of Truth
©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)
Exploration Factory
Fri
 
12:30~1:05AM(ET) /9:30~10:05PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 4:30~5:00AM(ET) /1:30~2:00AM(PT)
HANATAKA -Tips and Trivia-
©テレビ朝日
Fri
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 1:05~2:00AM(ET) /10:05~11:00PM(PT)
The Visualization Entertainment: Go! Kaneo-kun
©NHK
Mon
 
9:05~9:45PM(ET) /6:05~6:45PM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 4:00~4:35AM(ET) /1:00~1:35AM(PT)
Correlation Diagram of the Complex Social Phenomena
©NHK
Mon
 
8:50~9:05PM(ET) /5:50~6:05PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 12:45~1:00AM(ET) /9:45~10:00PM(PT)
Change Your Mindset and Solve Everyone’s Problems
Mon
 
9:05~9:45PM(ET) /6:05~6:45PM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 4:00~4:35AM(ET) /1:00~1:35AM(PT)
Comedy Show: Shouten
©NIPPON TV
Sun
 
9:17~9:45PM(ET) /6:17~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 3:35~4:00PM(ET) /12:35~1:00PM(PT)
Miwa Akihiro's Life Counseling Room
©NHK
Wed
 
11:15~11:50PM(ET) /8:15~8:50PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 12:30~1:00PM(ET) /9:30~10:00AM(PT)
Verbalizing Hard to Express Feelings
Wed
 
11:15~11:50PM(ET) /8:15~8:50PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 12:30~1:00PM(ET) /9:30~10:00AM(PT)
Asagaya House: Update Your Thinking
©NHK
Mon
 
11:15~11:50PM(ET) /8:15~8:50PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 12:30~1:00PM(ET) /9:30~10:00AM(PT)
Teruyuki Kagawa's Amazing Insects!
©NHK
Wed
 
8:00~8:40PM(ET) /5:00~5:40PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 4:00~4:40AM(ET) /1:00~1:40AM(PT)
Tsurube's Salute to Families
©NHK
Mon
 
8:00~8:50PM(ET) /5:00~5:50PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 2:15~3:00AM(ET) /11:15~12:00AM(PT)

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