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Featured Programs

©NHK
1/ 20 (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.

©Asahi Television Broadcasting Corp.
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
Part 10: Winning the First Title
1/ 23 (Sun) 4:40PM(ET) /1:40PM(PT)
Know more about Sumo, Japanese traditional sport! This program introduces this and that on Sumo such as secrets of techniques, unique manners, and interesting histories that let you enjoy watching the bouts more.

©NHK
The 13 Lords of the Shogun SP
1/ 23 (Sun) 12:15AM(ET) /9:15PM(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
Sakana kun
1/ 24 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

©NHK
body temperature
1/ 26 (Wed) 8:57PM(ET) /5:57PM(PT)

©NHK
The 13 Lords of the Shogun SP
1/ 27 (Thu) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

1/ 29 (Sat) 8:05PM(ET) /5:05PM(PT)

1/ 29 (Sat) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)

©NHK
Masatoshi Nakamura
1/ 31 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)

Regulary Aired Programs

cool japan w/English Sub.
©NHK
Tue
 
12:05~12:55AM(ET) /9:05~9:55PM(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
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 1:05~1:55AM(ET) /10:05~10:55PM(PT)
Japanese Entertainment Encyclopedia
©NHK
Sun
 
11:30~12:00AM(ET) /8:30~9:00AM(PT)
Edutainment "Sciencer" Show
©NHK
Sat
 
5:30~6:00PM(ET) /2:30~3:00PM(PT)
Late Night Show with Nitty and Gritty
©NHK
Sun
 
12:45~1:15AM(ET) /9:45~10:15PM(PT)
Round Table Talk on Childcare & Education
©NHK
Fri
 
3:30~4:00PM(ET) /12:30~1:00PM(PT)
Science for Everyone
©NHK
Wed
 
8:57~9:45PM(ET) /5:57~6:45PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 1:00~1:55AM(ET) /10:00~10:55PM(PT)
Lunch ON!
©NHK
Thu
 
11:15~11:45PM(ET) /8:15~8:45PM(PT)
Wed
RE
RE 12:35~1:00PM(ET) /9:35~10:00AM(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)
Wed
RE
RE 1:00~1:55AM(ET) /10:00~10:55PM(PT)
Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
©NHK
Wed
 
4:00~4:30PM(ET) /1:00~1:30PM(PT)
Law and Laughter
©NHK
Tue
 
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 1:00~1:55AM(ET) /10:00~10:55PM(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 1:00~1:55AM(ET) /10:00~10:55PM(PT)
The World Unknown to Matsuko
©TBS(Japan)
Thu
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 1:00~1:55AM(ET) /10:00~10:55PM(PT)
Only Locals Know
©NHK
Sun
 
12:15~12:45AM(ET) /9:15~9:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 6:00~6:30AM(ET) /3:00~3:30AM(PT)
Tokoro-san, It's an Incident!
©NHK
Mon
 
9:15~9:45PM(ET) /6:15~6:45PM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 4:00~4:30AM(ET) /1:00~1:30AM(PT)
HANATAKA -Tips and Trivia-
©テレビ朝日
Fri
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 1:05~1:55AM(ET) /10:05~10:55PM(PT)
Japanese Names Trivia!
Thu
 
8:00~8:50PM(ET) /5:00~5:50PM(PT)
Mon
RE
RE 3:00~3:50AM(ET) /12:00~12:50AM(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
Sun
 
11:45~12:15PM(ET) /8:45~9:15PM(PT)
Comedy Show: Shouten
©NIPPON TV
Sun
 
9:17~9:45PM(ET) /6:17~6:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 5:05~5:30AM(ET) /2:05~2:30AM(PT)
Tsurube's Salute to Families
©NHK
Mon
 
8:00~9:15PM(ET) /5:00~6:15PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 1:45~3:00AM(ET) /10:45~12:00AM(PT)

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