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Fri 20 Jul

6:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:30am
The Next 100 Years
Iconic Japanese company Panasonic is celebrating 100 years in business. Harnessing the potential of its 270,000 employees represents the key to Panasonic's continued success over the next 100 years

7:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:30am
Kawaii International
Experience the essence of cuteness through this chronicle of 'kawaii'-style pop culture. Aficionados of 'kawaii' will find what they need right here. Get Retro to Get Kawaii!

Rating: 10
8:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:30am
Asia Insight
An in-depth portrait of Asia today, covering its dynamism as a center of growth as well as its traditions tossed around by the advance of globalization. Today: A New Page for Books in South Korea

Rating: 9.5
9:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:30am
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
9:55am
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

10:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:30am
Japan Railway Journal
Enoshima Electric Railway is a 10km local railway, but the ridership is about 18 million annually. See how the company cherishes its history and strategies to attract tourist from overseas

11:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:30am
Asia Insight
An in-depth portrait of Asia today, covering its dynamism as a center of growth as well as its traditions tossed around by the advance of globalization. Today: A New Page for Books in South Korea

Rating: 9.5
12:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:40pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

12:55pm
Fudoki
'Fudoki' is a five-minute documentary program, introducing the unique environment, festivals and their life-style which have been preserved throughout Japan. Today: Osaka Castle

1:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:30pm
The Next 100 Years
Iconic Japanese company Panasonic is celebrating 100 years in business. Harnessing the potential of its 270,000 employees represents the key to Panasonic's continued success over the next 100 years

2:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:30pm
Kawaii International
Experience the essence of cuteness through this chronicle of 'kawaii'-style pop culture. Aficionados of 'kawaii' will find what they need right here. Get Retro to Get Kawaii!

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:30pm
Dining with the Chef
Today's recipe: (1) Simmered Kinmedai Alfonsino (2) Shungiku and Shiitake with Sesame Dressing (3) Fried Tofu. You can cook modern Japanese home meals by yourself with her fun lesson!

4:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:30pm
Today's Close-Up
Controversial domestic and global issues that affect Japan are probed and discussed

4:55pm
World Heritage Wonders

Rating: 10
5:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:30pm
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
5:55pm
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

6:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:30pm
The Next 100 Years
Iconic Japanese company Panasonic is celebrating 100 years in business. Harnessing the potential of its 270,000 employees represents the key to Panasonic's continued success over the next 100 years

7:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:30pm
Kawaii International
Experience the essence of cuteness through this chronicle of 'kawaii'-style pop culture. Aficionados of 'kawaii' will find what they need right here. Get Retro to Get Kawaii!

Rating: 10
8:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:30pm
Asia Insight
An in-depth portrait of Asia today, covering its dynamism as a center of growth as well as its traditions tossed around by the advance of globalization. Today: A New Page for Books in South Korea

Rating: 9.5
9:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:30pm
Dining with the Chef
Today's recipe: (1) Simmered Kinmedai Alfonsino (2) Shungiku and Shiitake with Sesame Dressing (3) Fried Tofu. You can cook modern Japanese home meals by yourself with her fun lesson!

10:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:30pm
Today's Close-Up
Controversial domestic and global issues that affect Japan are probed and discussed

10:55pm
World Heritage Wonders
Drawing on a vast archive of high-quality video and still images, NHK and UNESCO present the beauty and mystique of our shared heritage in an inspiring documentary series. Today: Mount Wuyi

Rating: 10
11:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:30pm
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
11:55pm
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

12:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:10am
Train Cruise
Train rides provide panoramas of landscapes and lifestyles, with opportunities to hop off and meet the people. The tracks run to well-known and less-explored parts of Japan

Rating: 5
12:54am
Selfie Japan!
Selfie Japan! Chiba
We will introduce selfie sites across Japan for young Chinese people. Individual trips to Japan is booming among them. Visit landscapes and local people full of charm

1:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:10am
£Tokyo
Join £TOKYO on a virtual tour of TOKYO SKYTREE, the world's tallest tower! Discover the ins and outs of SKYTREE, and learn the history behind the structure

1:25am
Darwin's Amazing Animals
Japanese pond turtles are a near-threatened species. But a six-month tracking project revealed that they flourish in rice paddies, woods and fields. Take a close look at their surprising lives

1:50am
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
1:55am
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
2:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:10am
NHK World Prime
NHK World Prime brings you a world of mainly documentaries, and more. Tune in to see special select programs on all sorts of topics and genres

3:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:10am
Dining with the Chef
Today's recipe: (1) Simmered Kinmedai Alfonsino (2) Shungiku and Shiitake with Sesame Dressing (3) Fried Tofu. You can cook modern Japanese home meals by yourself with her fun lesson!

3:40am
Dive into UKIYO-E
Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints flourished in the 18th-19th century. In this episode, we will explore the masterpiece of Hokusai, 'Great Wave off Kanagawa' through Rakugo-syle storytelling

3:50am
Little Charo
This program is an animation series about a Japanese dog, Charo. He meets and is helped by many mythical creatures of Northern Japan as he searches for eight star talismans. Tohoku series 1-7

Rating: 9
4:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:10am
Today's Close-Up
Controversial domestic and global issues that affect Japan are probed and discussed

4:35am
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

4:50am
Selfie Japan!
Selfie Japan! Kanagawa
Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture is a castle town facing the sea. Making 'kamaboko' or fish paste as preserved food has developed. Duan will experience making kamaboko in Odawara

4:55am
PythagoraSwitch Mini
There are hidden rules and unique ways of thinking, we can discover in our daily lives. With anime, songs, exercises, and Pythagora tools, get ready for fun! This time 'Today's Just Barely!'...

Rating: 6
5:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:10am
Anime Supernova
'Anime Supernova' presents the short works of some of today's most imaginative Japanese animators. Each episode features a brief introduction of the animator's production methods and influences

5:25am
Hokkaido in Focus
The charms of the northern island of Hokkaido, one of Japan's most photogenic areas, are presented through the perspectives and works of top photographers who have settled down there. Taisetsuzan

5:30am
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
5:55am
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

Sat 21 Jul

6:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:10am
Train Cruise
Train rides provide panoramas of landscapes and lifestyles, with opportunities to hop off and meet the people. The tracks run to well-known and less-explored parts of Japan

Rating: 5
6:54am
Selfie Japan!
Selfie Japan! Saitama
There is an area called 'Bonsai-cho' in Saitama City. Duan will encounter special trees that have survived for a very long time. She will enjoy the deep world of this living art

7:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:10am
£Tokyo
Join £TOKYO on a virtual tour of TOKYO SKYTREE, the world's tallest tower! Discover the ins and outs of SKYTREE, and learn the history behind the structure

7:25am
Darwin's Amazing Animals
Japanese pond turtles are a near-threatened species. But a six-month tracking project revealed that they flourish in rice paddies, woods and fields. Take a close look at their surprising lives

7:50am
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
7:55am
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
8:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:10am
NHK World Prime
NHK World Prime brings you a world of mainly documentaries, and more. Tune in to see special select programs on all sorts of topics and genres

9:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:10am
Ceramic Treasures
We will visit the potters from all over Japan and discover their ceramics heritage by introducing the culture and historical background

9:25am
Hokkaido in Focus
The charms of the northern island of Hokkaido, one of Japan's most photogenic areas, are presented through the perspectives and works of top photographers who have settled down there. Taisetsuzan

9:30am
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
9:55am
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

10:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:10am
Today's Close-Up
Controversial domestic and global issues that affect Japan are probed and discussed

10:35am
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

10:50am
World Heritage Wonders
Drawing on a vast archive of high-quality video and still images, NHK and UNESCO present the beauty and mystique of our shared heritage in an inspiring documentary series. Today: Mount Wuyi

Rating: 10
10:55am
PythagoraSwitch Mini
There are hidden rules and unique ways of thinking, we can discover in our daily lives. With anime, songs, exercises, and Pythagora tools, get ready for fun! This time 'Today's Just Barely!'...

Rating: 6
11:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:10am
Train Cruise
Train rides provide panoramas of landscapes and lifestyles, with opportunities to hop off and meet the people. The tracks run to well-known and less-explored parts of Japan

Rating: 5
11:54am
Selfie Japan!
Selfie Japan! Kanagawa
Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture is a castle town facing the sea. Making 'kamaboko' or fish paste as preserved food has developed. Duan will experience making kamaboko in Odawara

12:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:10pm
Cool Japan

Rating: 8.5
12:55pm
Your Japanese Kitchen Mini
Each edition of this five-minute program presents Harumi Kurihara's recipe for a simple, delicious, easy-to-make dish selected from 'Your Japanese Kitchen'. Today: Japanese Leek Pancakes

1:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:10pm
£Tokyo
Join £TOKYO on a virtual tour of TOKYO SKYTREE, the world's tallest tower! Discover the ins and outs of SKYTREE, and learn the history behind the structure

1:25pm
Darwin's Amazing Animals
Japanese pond turtles are a near-threatened species. But a six-month tracking project revealed that they flourish in rice paddies, woods and fields. Take a close look at their surprising lives

1:50pm
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
1:55pm
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
2:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:10pm
NHK World Prime
NHK World Prime brings you a world of mainly documentaries, and more. Tune in to see special select programs on all sorts of topics and genres

3:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:10pm
Biz Stream
As the 2020 Olympics approaches, the world is placing attention on Japan. This new program provides an in-depth look at Japan's latest economic and business developments through a global perspective

3:40pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

3:55pm
World Heritage Wonders

Rating: 10
4:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:10pm
NHK Documentary
In 2016, NHK received a letter of accusation raising suspicions of misconduct in research papers by a University of Tokyo professor. We decided to look into this research scandal

5:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:10pm
Anime Supernova
'Anime Supernova' presents the short works of some of today's most imaginative Japanese animators. Each episode features a brief introduction of the animator's production methods and influences

5:25pm
Hokkaido in Focus
The charms of the northern island of Hokkaido, one of Japan's most photogenic areas, are presented through the perspectives and works of top photographers who have settled down there. Taisetsuzan

5:30pm
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
5:55pm
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

6:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:10pm
Train Cruise
Train rides provide panoramas of landscapes and lifestyles, with opportunities to hop off and meet the people. The tracks run to well-known and less-explored parts of Japan

Rating: 5
6:54pm
Selfie Japan!
Selfie Japan! Chiba
We will introduce selfie sites across Japan for young Chinese people. Individual trips to Japan is booming among them. Visit landscapes and local people full of charm

7:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:10pm
£Tokyo
Join £TOKYO on a virtual tour of TOKYO SKYTREE, the world's tallest tower! Discover the ins and outs of SKYTREE, and learn the history behind the structure

7:25pm
Darwin's Amazing Animals
Japanese pond turtles are a near-threatened species. But a six-month tracking project revealed that they flourish in rice paddies, woods and fields. Take a close look at their surprising lives

7:50pm
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
7:55pm
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
8:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:10pm
NHK World Prime
NHK World Prime brings you a world of mainly documentaries, and more. Tune in to see special select programs on all sorts of topics and genres

9:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:10pm
Biz Stream
As the 2020 Olympics approaches, the world is placing attention on Japan. This new program provides an in-depth look at Japan's latest economic and business developments through a global perspective

9:40pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

9:55pm
World Heritage Wonders

Rating: 10
10:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:10pm
NHK Documentary
In 2016, NHK received a letter of accusation raising suspicions of misconduct in research papers by a University of Tokyo professor. We decided to look into this research scandal

11:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:10pm
Anime Supernova
'Anime Supernova' presents the short works of some of today's most imaginative Japanese animators. Each episode features a brief introduction of the animator's production methods and influences

11:25pm
Hokkaido in Focus
The charms of the northern island of Hokkaido, one of Japan's most photogenic areas, are presented through the perspectives and works of top photographers who have settled down there. Taisetsuzan

11:30pm
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
11:55pm
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

12:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:10am
NHK World Showcase
NHK WORLD SHOWCASE covers a variety of genres, including pilot episodes of newly-developed programs and special features

1:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:10am
Hometown Stories
Cancer patients live in fear and uncertainty. Now some are turning to a form of Japanese poetry to share their feelings with the people they love, expressing complex emotions in just 17 syllables

1:42am
Wild Hokkaido!
Just west of the city center of Sapporo, a city with a population of 2 million, is a vast expanse of forest, left untouched. A large variety of small wild birds and animals call this forest home

2:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:10am
Face to Face
The latest edition of Kojien, the most authoritative of Japanese dictionaries is out, with new entries that reflect the times. We'll hear from chief editor Yasunari Hiraki about the choice of words

Rating: 5
2:40am
Dive into UKIYO-E
Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints flourished in the 18th-19th century. In this episode, we will explore the masterpiece of Hokusai, 'Great Wave off Kanagawa' through Rakugo-syle storytelling

2:50am
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
2:55am
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
3:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:10am
Biz Stream
As the 2020 Olympics approaches, the world is placing attention on Japan. This new program provides an in-depth look at Japan's latest economic and business developments through a global perspective

3:40am
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

3:55am
World Heritage Wonders

Rating: 10
4:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:10am
NHK Documentary
In 2016, NHK received a letter of accusation raising suspicions of misconduct in research papers by a University of Tokyo professor. We decided to look into this research scandal

5:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:10am
Videos Gone Viral
Introducing the best videos revealing Japan from unique perspectives; Japanese viral videos, foreigners introducing Japan, and many more

Rating: 9.2
5:20am
World Heritage Wonders

Rating: 10
5:25am
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
5:30am
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
5:55am
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

Sun 22 Jul

6:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:10am
NHK World Showcase
NHK WORLD SHOWCASE covers a variety of genres, including pilot episodes of newly-developed programs and special features

7:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:10am
Hometown Stories
Cancer patients live in fear and uncertainty. Now some are turning to a form of Japanese poetry to share their feelings with the people they love, expressing complex emotions in just 17 syllables

7:42am
Wild Hokkaido!
Just west of the city center of Sapporo, a city with a population of 2 million, is a vast expanse of forest, left untouched. A large variety of small wild birds and animals call this forest home

8:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:10am
Face to Face
The latest edition of Kojien, the most authoritative of Japanese dictionaries is out, with new entries that reflect the times. We'll hear from chief editor Yasunari Hiraki about the choice of words

Rating: 5
8:40am
Dive into UKIYO-E
Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints flourished in the 18th-19th century. In this episode, we will explore the masterpiece of Hokusai, 'Great Wave off Kanagawa' through Rakugo-syle storytelling

8:50am
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
8:55am
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:10am
Videos Gone Viral
Introducing the best videos revealing Japan from unique perspectives; Japanese viral videos, foreigners introducing Japan, and many more

Rating: 9.2
9:20am
World Heritage Wonders

Rating: 10
9:25am
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
9:30am
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
9:55am
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

10:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:10am
NHK Documentary
In 2016, NHK received a letter of accusation raising suspicions of misconduct in research papers by a University of Tokyo professor. We decided to look into this research scandal

11:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:10am
NHK World Showcase
NHK WORLD SHOWCASE covers a variety of genres, including pilot episodes of newly-developed programs and special features

12:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:10pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

12:25pm
Japan-easy
Today: The formal and casual forms of verbs. Explore the wonders of Japan and the Japanese language! Through basic conversations, viewers will see that 'Japanese is easy!'

12:40pm
Little Charo
This program is an animation series about a Japanese dog, Charo. He meets and is helped by many mythical creatures of Northern Japan as he searches for eight star talismans. Tohoku series 1-7

Rating: 9
12:50pm
Doki Doki! World TV
This week we featur the prpgram 'RISING': a documentary series that profiles rising stars in various fields-inspiring people who are challenging conventional wisdom and leading the pack

Rating: 10
1:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:10pm
Hometown Stories
Cancer patients live in fear and uncertainty. Now some are turning to a form of Japanese poetry to share their feelings with the people they love, expressing complex emotions in just 17 syllables

1:42pm
Wild Hokkaido!
Just west of the city center of Sapporo, a city with a population of 2 million, is a vast expanse of forest, left untouched. A large variety of small wild birds and animals call this forest home

2:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:10pm
Face to Face
The latest edition of Kojien, the most authoritative of Japanese dictionaries is out, with new entries that reflect the times. We'll hear from chief editor Yasunari Hiraki about the choice of words

Rating: 5
2:40pm
Dive into UKIYO-E
Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints flourished in the 18th-19th century. In this episode, we will explore the masterpiece of Hokusai, 'Great Wave off Kanagawa' through Rakugo-syle storytelling

2:50pm
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
2:55pm
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
3:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:10pm
Somewhere Street
A close-up look at cities worldwide, as seen by a walking tourist who visits places off the beaten path, meets ordinary people, and enjoys a travel experience that's only possible on foot

Rating: 8.9
3:54pm
Fudoki
'Fudoki' is a five-minute documentary program, introducing the unique environment, festivals and their life-style which have been preserved throughout Japan. Today: Osaka Castle

4:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:10pm
J-Melo
Stay in the groove and keep up to date with the latest Japanese music of all genres ranging from pop and rock to jazz and classical

Rating: 8.3
4:40pm
PythagoraSwitch Mini
There are hidden rules and unique ways of thinking, we can discover in our daily lives. With anime, songs, exercises, and Pythagora tools, get ready for fun! This time 'Today's Just Barely!'...

Rating: 6
4:45pm
Japan-easy
Today: The formal and casual forms of verbs. Explore the wonders of Japan and the Japanese language! Through basic conversations, viewers will see that 'Japanese is easy!'

5:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:10pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

5:25pm
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
5:30pm
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
5:55pm
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

6:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:10pm
NHK World Showcase
NHK WORLD SHOWCASE covers a variety of genres, including pilot episodes of newly-developed programs and special features

7:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:10pm
Hometown Stories
Cancer patients live in fear and uncertainty. Now some are turning to a form of Japanese poetry to share their feelings with the people they love, expressing complex emotions in just 17 syllables

7:42pm
Wild Hokkaido!
Just west of the city center of Sapporo, a city with a population of 2 million, is a vast expanse of forest, left untouched. A large variety of small wild birds and animals call this forest home

8:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:10pm
Face to Face
The latest edition of Kojien, the most authoritative of Japanese dictionaries is out, with new entries that reflect the times. We'll hear from chief editor Yasunari Hiraki about the choice of words

Rating: 5
8:40pm
Dive into UKIYO-E
Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints flourished in the 18th-19th century. In this episode, we will explore the masterpiece of Hokusai, 'Great Wave off Kanagawa' through Rakugo-syle storytelling

8:50pm
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
8:55pm
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
9:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:10pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

9:25pm
Inspiring Landscapes
Iwojima island in Kagoshima Prefecture is a volcanic island situated between Yakushima Island and the main island of Kyushu. Some very hardy organisms can be found in this harsh environment

9:40pm
Satoyama
Satoyama: a place where people are a part of the natural ecosystem. We will visit one Japanese satoyama where life is abundant and interconnected. Today: Cradles of life in reeds beds

9:50pm
Doki Doki! World TV
This week we featur the prpgram 'RISING': a documentary series that profiles rising stars in various fields-inspiring people who are challenging conventional wisdom and leading the pack

Rating: 10
10:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:10pm
J-Melo
Stay in the groove and keep up to date with the latest Japanese music of all genres ranging from pop and rock to jazz and classical

Rating: 8.3
10:40pm
PythagoraSwitch Mini
There are hidden rules and unique ways of thinking, we can discover in our daily lives. With anime, songs, exercises, and Pythagora tools, get ready for fun! This time 'Today's Just Barely!'...

Rating: 6
10:45pm
Japan-easy
Today: The formal and casual forms of verbs. Explore the wonders of Japan and the Japanese language! Through basic conversations, viewers will see that 'Japanese is easy!'

11:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:10pm
Videos Gone Viral
Introducing the best videos revealing Japan from unique perspectives; Japanese viral videos, foreigners introducing Japan, and many more

Rating: 9.2
11:20pm
World Heritage Wonders

Rating: 10
11:25pm
Blends
We'll introduce tsunamis, an instrument deeply rooted in Aomori and played powerfully and ad-libbed. In this show, famous songs will be covered with Japanese traditional instruments

Rating: 6.8
11:30pm
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
11:55pm
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

12:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:30am
Seasoning the Seasons
This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation's long history. Beppu: Exploring the Exciting Hot Springs

1:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:30am
Tokyo Fashion Express
Discover Japan's hottest fashion trends as TFX takes you behind the scenes to meet with Japan's leading designers and creators

Rating: 10
2:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:30am
Inside Lens
As the Tokyo Olympic Games approaches, homeless people are under pressure to disappear. This documentary report the realities of the urban poor and people who support them. What will their future?

2:55am
Drainspotters

3:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:30am
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

3:45am
World Heritage Wonders
Drawing on a vast archive of high-quality video and still images, NHK and UNESCO present the beauty and mystique of our shared heritage in an inspiring documentary series. Today: Mount Wuyi

Rating: 10
3:50am
Doki Doki! World TV
This week we featur the prpgram 'RISING': a documentary series that profiles rising stars in various fields-inspiring people who are challenging conventional wisdom and leading the pack

Rating: 10
4:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:30am
J-Melo
Stay in the groove and keep up to date with the latest Japanese music of all genres ranging from pop and rock to jazz and classical

Rating: 8.3
5:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:30am
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
5:55am
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

Mon 23 Jul

6:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:30am
Seasoning the Seasons
This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation's long history. Beppu: Exploring the Exciting Hot Springs

7:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:30am
Tokyo Fashion Express
Discover Japan's hottest fashion trends as TFX takes you behind the scenes to meet with Japan's leading designers and creators

Rating: 10
8:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:30am
Inside Lens
As the Tokyo Olympic Games approaches, homeless people are under pressure to disappear. This documentary report the realities of the urban poor and people who support them. What will their future?

8:55am
Drainspotters

9:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:30am
Grand Sumo Highlights
Sumo is one of the most traditional Japanese sports, boasting a history of more than 1500 years. See how powerful wrestlers with an average weight of more than 160 kilos clash in the sacred ring

Rating: 7
9:55am
Sumopedia
Sumopedia enriches your sumo experience with information on the techniques, traditions and famous wrestlers of the past. The rules may be simple but there is a lot more to sumo than meets the eye

10:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:30am
J-Melo
Stay in the groove and keep up to date with the latest Japanese music of all genres ranging from pop and rock to jazz and classical

Rating: 8.3
11:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:30am
Inside Lens
As the Tokyo Olympic Games approaches, homeless people are under pressure to disappear. This documentary report the realities of the urban poor and people who support them. What will their future?

11:55am
Drainspotters

12:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:40pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

12:55pm
Fudoki
'Fudoki' is a five-minute documentary program, introducing the unique environment, festivals and their life-style which have been preserved throughout Japan. Today: Osaka Castle

1:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:30pm
Seasoning the Seasons
This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation's long history. Beppu: Exploring the Exciting Hot Springs

2:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:30pm
Tokyo Fashion Express
Discover Japan's hottest fashion trends as TFX takes you behind the scenes to meet with Japan's leading designers and creators

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:30pm
J-Trip Plan
The Hot Springs of Kyushu & Country Life in Tottori Prefecture. This travel show aimed at overseas visitors offers info on where to go, what to see, and how to experience Japan, like an expert

4:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:30pm
Medical Frontiers
Omega-3 fatty acids, such as EPA and DHA, can help prevent strokes and heart disease. Japanese doctors prescribe EPA pills for lifestyle-related illnesses. And we'll share recipes rich in Omega-3s

Rating: 9.5
5:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:30pm
The Mark of Beauty
As a hanger is merely a resting place for clothes, most people use them without much thought, but there are some who are passionate about this everyday item. Tune in to discover its allure

6:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:30pm
Seasoning the Seasons
This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation's long history. Beppu: Exploring the Exciting Hot Springs

7:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:30pm
Tokyo Fashion Express
Discover Japan's hottest fashion trends as TFX takes you behind the scenes to meet with Japan's leading designers and creators

Rating: 10
8:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:30pm
Inside Lens
As the Tokyo Olympic Games approaches, homeless people are under pressure to disappear. This documentary report the realities of the urban poor and people who support them. What will their future?

8:55pm
Drainspotters

9:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:30pm
J-Trip Plan
The Hot Springs of Kyushu & Country Life in Tottori Prefecture. This travel show aimed at overseas visitors offers info on where to go, what to see, and how to experience Japan, like an expert

10:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:30pm
Medical Frontiers
Omega-3 fatty acids, such as EPA and DHA, can help prevent strokes and heart disease. Japanese doctors prescribe EPA pills for lifestyle-related illnesses. And we'll share recipes rich in Omega-3s

Rating: 9.5
11:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:30pm
The Mark of Beauty
As a hanger is merely a resting place for clothes, most people use them without much thought, but there are some who are passionate about this everyday item. Tune in to discover its allure

12:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:30am
Journeys in Japan
Reporters travel across Japan, discovering the charms of each place they visit

Rating: 8.3
1:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:30am
Imagine-Nation
Spotlighting Japanese pop culture, interviews with leading creators are featured along with the latest trends in Japanese anime, video game and manga

2:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:30am
Document 72 Hours
As Christmas approaches, Narita Airport's immigration inspection area heaves with visitors flying in. For 3 days, we spoke to travelers passing through this gateway to Japan

Rating: 10
2:55am
Begin Japanology
Begin Japanology Mini
Trivia on aspects of Japan's unique culture and products that reflect the aesthetic sense and values of the Japanese people

Rating: 7.4
3:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:30am
J-Trip Plan
The Hot Springs of Kyushu & Country Life in Tottori Prefecture. This travel show aimed at overseas visitors offers info on where to go, what to see, and how to experience Japan, like an expert

4:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:30am
Medical Frontiers
Omega-3 fatty acids, such as EPA and DHA, can help prevent strokes and heart disease. Japanese doctors prescribe EPA pills for lifestyle-related illnesses. And we'll share recipes rich in Omega-3s

Rating: 9.5
5:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:30am
At Home with Venetia in Kyoto
Venetia Stanley-Smith has been living in Kyoto's Ohara district for a decade. We introduce her eco-people-friendly way of life. Today: Venetia's Herb Notes

Rating: 7.5

Tue 24 Jul

6:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:30am
Journeys in Japan
Reporters travel across Japan, discovering the charms of each place they visit

Rating: 8.3
7:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:30am
Imagine-Nation
Spotlighting Japanese pop culture, interviews with leading creators are featured along with the latest trends in Japanese anime, video game and manga

8:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:30am
Document 72 Hours
As Christmas approaches, Narita Airport's immigration inspection area heaves with visitors flying in. For 3 days, we spoke to travelers passing through this gateway to Japan

Rating: 10
8:55am
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:30am
At Home with Venetia in Kyoto
Venetia Stanley-Smith has been living in Kyoto's Ohara district for a decade. We introduce her eco-people-friendly way of life. Today: Venetia's Herb Notes

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:30am
Medical Frontiers
Omega-3 fatty acids, such as EPA and DHA, can help prevent strokes and heart disease. Japanese doctors prescribe EPA pills for lifestyle-related illnesses. And we'll share recipes rich in Omega-3s

Rating: 9.5
11:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:30am
Document 72 Hours
As Christmas approaches, Narita Airport's immigration inspection area heaves with visitors flying in. For 3 days, we spoke to travelers passing through this gateway to Japan

Rating: 10
11:55am
Begin Japanology
Begin Japanology Mini
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
12:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:40pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

12:55pm
Fudoki
'Fudoki' is a five-minute documentary program, introducing the unique environment, festivals and their life-style which have been preserved throughout Japan. Today: Osaka Castle

1:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:30pm
Journeys in Japan
Reporters travel across Japan, discovering the charms of each place they visit

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:30pm
Imagine-Nation
Spotlighting Japanese pop culture, interviews with leading creators are featured along with the latest trends in Japanese anime, video game and manga

3:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:30pm
Japanology Plus
Exploring the secrets of Japanese whisky's global success. Each time, Peter Barakan meets experts with fascinating cultural insights, while Matt Alt presents an entertaining take on the same theme

Rating: 10
4:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:30pm
Science View
Researchers are using drug repositioning to find new efficacies among existing drugs. We'll look at how this is changing drug development and offering effective treatment for unmet medical needs

5:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:30pm
At Home with Venetia in Kyoto
Venetia Stanley-Smith has been living in Kyoto's Ohara district for a decade. We introduce her eco-people-friendly way of life. Today: Venetia's Herb Notes

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:30pm
Journeys in Japan
Reporters travel across Japan, discovering the charms of each place they visit

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:30pm
Imagine-Nation
Spotlighting Japanese pop culture, interviews with leading creators are featured along with the latest trends in Japanese anime, video game and manga

8:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:30pm
Document 72 Hours
As Christmas approaches, Narita Airport's immigration inspection area heaves with visitors flying in. For 3 days, we spoke to travelers passing through this gateway to Japan

Rating: 10
8:55pm
Begin Japanology
Welcome to the world of Japanese culture. Learn how age-old traditions evolved and are still part of peoples' lives today

Rating: 7.4
9:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:30pm
Japanology Plus
Exploring the secrets of Japanese whisky's global success. Each time, Peter Barakan meets experts with fascinating cultural insights, while Matt Alt presents an entertaining take on the same theme

Rating: 10
10:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:30pm
Science View
Researchers are using drug repositioning to find new efficacies among existing drugs. We'll look at how this is changing drug development and offering effective treatment for unmet medical needs

11:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:30pm
At Home with Venetia in Kyoto
Venetia Stanley-Smith has been living in Kyoto's Ohara district for a decade. We introduce her eco-people-friendly way of life. Today: Venetia's Herb Notes

Rating: 7.5
12:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:30am
Tokyo Eye 2020
The name Tsukiji is synonymous with the famous market. But the district where the market stands has an interesting history of its own. Today, we'll explore some of Tsukiji's hidden gems!

Rating: 7
1:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:30am
15 Minutes
Themes with regional appeal, such as reports on Asian stars visiting Japan, as well as compact, information-packed editions ideal for smartphones

Rating: 7
1:45am
Bento: The Global Lunchbox Project
Bento Expo
Maki shows us how to make a bento using the ever-popular ginger pork. Marc demonstrates how to make a simple and healthy yakisoba bento. We head to Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture during BENTO TRIP

2:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:30am
Her Story
In Cambodia, women have few sporting opportunities, but skateboarder Kouv 'Tin' Chansangva hopes that young girls watching her compete will find the courage and inspiration to follow their own dreams

2:50am
Four Seasons in Japan
Japan's natural beauty is revealed as our cameras capture magnificent landscapes and hidden scenic spots

3:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:30am
Japanology Plus
Exploring the secrets of Japanese whisky's global success. Each time, Peter Barakan meets experts with fascinating cultural insights, while Matt Alt presents an entertaining take on the same theme

Rating: 10
4:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:30am
Science View
Researchers are using drug repositioning to find new efficacies among existing drugs. We'll look at how this is changing drug development and offering effective treatment for unmet medical needs

5:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:30am
Kabuki Kool
The magnificent costumes of kabuki's female roles add flair to the stage. And their colors and designs can even represent the character's social status or her inner feelings

Wed 25 Jul

6:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:30am
Tokyo Eye
Discover the many faces of the world's most exciting metropolis including its latest trends, events and hidden attractions

Rating: 6
7:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:30am
Rakugo Nippon!

7:45am
Bento: The Global Lunchbox Project
Bento Expo
Maki shows us how to make a bento using the ever-popular ginger pork. Marc demonstrates how to make a simple and healthy yakisoba bento. We head to Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture during BENTO TRIP

8:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:30am
Her Story
In Cambodia, women have few sporting opportunities, but skateboarder Kouv 'Tin' Chansangva hopes that young girls watching her compete will find the courage and inspiration to follow their own dreams

8:50am
Four Seasons in Japan
Japan's natural beauty is revealed as our cameras capture magnificent landscapes and hidden scenic spots

9:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:30am
Kabuki Kool
The magnificent costumes of kabuki's female roles add flair to the stage. And their colors and designs can even represent the character's social status or her inner feelings

10:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:30am
Science View
Researchers are using drug repositioning to find new efficacies among existing drugs. We'll look at how this is changing drug development and offering effective treatment for unmet medical needs

11:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:30am
Her Story
In Cambodia, women have few sporting opportunities, but skateboarder Kouv 'Tin' Chansangva hopes that young girls watching her compete will find the courage and inspiration to follow their own dreams

11:50am
Four Seasons in Japan
Japan's natural beauty is revealed as our cameras capture magnificent landscapes and hidden scenic spots

12:00pm
Newsroom Tokyo

12:40pm
Direct Talk
Tomoyoshi Noda founded ISL (Institute for Strategic Leadership) to nurture world-class business leaders and is now opening a graduate school. Noda explains his aims and thoughts on developing leaders

12:55pm
Fudoki
'Fudoki' is a five-minute documentary program, introducing the unique environment, festivals and their life-style which have been preserved throughout Japan. Today: Osaka Castle

1:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:30pm
Tokyo Eye 2020
The name Tsukiji is synonymous with the famous market. But the district where the market stands has an interesting history of its own. Today, we'll explore some of Tsukiji's hidden gems!

Rating: 7
2:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:30pm
Rakugo Nippon!

2:45pm
Bento: The Global Lunchbox Project
Bento Expo
Maki shows us how to make a bento using the ever-popular ginger pork. Marc demonstrates how to make a simple and healthy yakisoba bento. We head to Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture during BENTO TRIP

3:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:30pm
Trails to Tsukiji
Japan has over 20 types of edible seaweed, but WAKAME is by far the most eaten. Discover why this seaweed, packed with vitamins and minerals, has been called a 'miracle vegetable from the sea'

Rating: 10
4:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:30pm
Biz Buzz Japan
A look at businesses serving the aging Japanese population. Hosted by Jon Kabira, Biz Buzz Japan explores the latest breakthroughs and developing trends in Japan's constantly evolving business scene

5:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
5:30pm
Kabuki Kool
The magnificent costumes of kabuki's female roles add flair to the stage. And their colors and designs can even represent the character's social status or her inner feelings

6:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
6:30pm
Tokyo Eye 2020
The name Tsukiji is synonymous with the famous market. But the district where the market stands has an interesting history of its own. Today, we'll explore some of Tsukiji's hidden gems!

Rating: 7
7:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
7:30pm
Rakugo Nippon!

7:45pm
Bento: The Global Lunchbox Project
Bento Expo
Maki shows us how to make a bento using the ever-popular ginger pork. Marc demonstrates how to make a simple and healthy yakisoba bento. We head to Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture during BENTO TRIP

8:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
8:30pm
Her Story
In Cambodia, women have few sporting opportunities, but skateboarder Kouv 'Tin' Chansangva hopes that young girls watching her compete will find the courage and inspiration to follow their own dreams

8:50pm
Four Seasons in Japan
Japan's natural beauty is revealed as our cameras capture magnificent landscapes and hidden scenic spots

9:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
9:30pm
Trails to Tsukiji
Japan has over 20 types of edible seaweed, but WAKAME is by far the most eaten. Discover why this seaweed, packed with vitamins and minerals, has been called a 'miracle vegetable from the sea'

Rating: 10
10:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
10:30pm
Biz Buzz Japan
A look at businesses serving the aging Japanese population. Hosted by Jon Kabira, Biz Buzz Japan explores the latest breakthroughs and developing trends in Japan's constantly evolving business scene

11:00pm
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
11:30pm
Kabuki Kool
The magnificent costumes of kabuki's female roles add flair to the stage. And their colors and designs can even represent the character's social status or her inner feelings

12:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
12:30am
Core Kyoto
Today: The Cinema Capital, the professionals behind the samurai filming industry. The ancient capital, Kyoto, continues to be innovative after 1,200 years. We dive deep into its core in this program

1:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
1:30am
Design Talks plus
Today's theme: Design Hunting in Gifu. Andy and Shaula visit the historic manufacturing hub of Gifu prefecture in central Japan. Explore the creative spirit and local industries of Gifu prefecture!

2:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
2:30am
Rising
A new way to develop electric cars combines Kyoto's craft excellence with the expertise of Japanese and international companies outside the automobile industry's tight-knit circle of parts suppliers

3:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
3:30am
Trails to Tsukiji
Japan has over 20 types of edible seaweed, but WAKAME is by far the most eaten. Discover why this seaweed, packed with vitamins and minerals, has been called a 'miracle vegetable from the sea'

Rating: 10
4:00am
Newsline
Hourly news updates featuring current affairs from Japan, Asia and around the world, business news, and global weather forecasts

Rating: 6
4:30am
Biz Buzz Japan
A look at businesses serving the aging Japanese population. Hosted by Jon Kabira, Biz Buzz Japan explores the latest breakthroughs and developing trends in Japan's constantly evolving business scene