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Bullet Train Bistro

Throughout Japan, there are many delicious foods and drinks full of originality.The shinkansen seat table becomes a personal izakaya (Japanese-style pub) with infinite possibilities!
COVID-19 has made many menu items from famous restaurants available for takeout.Now comes a totally new kind of gour...

  • Reality

Lovely Shabby Lodges

Travelogue show to explore unique and eccentric accommodations located in far remote areas of Japan. These lodges are shabby and run-down looking but fully booked by tourists almost all the time. We explore why these odd lodges are loved so much. Three accommodations in different locations are fe...

  • Animal
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • For Children
  • Human
  • Idol
  • Nature
  • On-off drama
  • Reality
  • Tearjerker

Sketches of Life

Ryota Tanaka, a young man who was struggling to become a manga artist in Tokyo, came back to his hometown in Fukuoka, feeling the limits of his dream. It was a part-time job at the local life extension zoo that introduced Ryota, who was in the old friend's room, without relying on his parents' home....

  • Reality

Destiny Tag of War

This is a reality show featuring tug-of-war, fighting according to the regional rule developed in Atsuma Town, where severely damaged by the earthquake in 2018. Townsmen of Atsuma challenge against the championship team from Tomakomai City. The town tries to win the TV broadcasting rights for thei...

  • Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Quizshow
  • Reality
  • Travel

HAPPY CAMPER~We have started camping~

This program is “Outdoor Document Variety” that camp beginners (MC: comedian OGIYAHAGI) have a pleasant experience with happy friends. Because it’s difficult for them to try camping by themselves, they invite some campers who have experience camping and try camping for one day which the guests will ...

  • Education
  • Family
  • For Children
  • Nature
  • Reality

Niigata Aquatics

TeNY’s announcer approaches the wonder of aquatic world and makes interesting discovery in the aquarium. Let’s enjoy a beautiful aquarium and unseen side of it!

  • Reality

JACK-IN-THE-SHED

In 2017, a Ferrari worth 2 million dollars was found covered with dust in an abandoned Japanese shed. It was forgotten in the shed for over 40 years without the owner noticing its value. Do you remember what’s in your shed? Have you opened your shed recently? From celebrity’s shed to ordinary people...

  • Entertainment
  • Reality

PONDBUSTERS

Draining pond water project has become a phenomenon in Japan!

After the first broadcasting, “Draining Pond Water” project has become a sensation in Japan.
Celebrities visit muddy, dirty ponds and drain all the water up to investigate what is causing the pollution.
In many cases the pollution is...

  • Nature
  • Reality

“Koi-Baka” -from Aichi to the world-

Narita Koi Farms raises and sells Nishikigoi (carp), or so-called the “swimming jewel”, in Komaki-shi, Aichi Prefecture. Narita Koi Farms is a small company with only seven employees, but has a unique and major characteristic. That is, they "polish" the carp. They purchase young carp from farms in H...

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  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Fashion
  • Footage
  • History
  • Reality

MIGAKU HITO -Japan's Polishing Artisans-

When we clean, we polish the heart and polish the smile.
At one time or another, everyone has probably felt the urge to clean because “tidying up makes you feel good and refreshed.”
Have you ever thought that people who clean, polish their own hearts as well?
And in so doing, they clean the grime...

  • Gameshow
  • Reality

BACK SHOT

“Do you remember your loved one’s back shot? This is a game show to test bond of love!”

In this studio based quiz show, challengers must find their loved one from the backs of four people. It may sound easy, but the distance between the two, and the pressure of choosing the wrong person makes the...

  • Reality

Battle of the Budgets

Live on $100 a month! A long-time favorite reality show in Japan!

Money saving can be fun and creative! It’s all about making the most out of a limited amount of money. This earnest money saving competition sends positive messages in hard times! The contestants’ prides are at stake. Who will mana...

  • Education
  • History
  • Reality

Creating “New Fukushima”

Nearly seven years have passed since the massive earthquake and tsunami hit northeastern Japan
and caused the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Decommissioning the plant
will take decades. But people’ s lives have recovered with an astonishing speed by putting together
the wi...

  • Reality
  • Travel

Experts Visiting Experts

A fun and engaging program where seasoned professionals from various fields visit their counterparts in a foreign country and make surprising discoveries about their own field of expertise.
During the 3~4 day visit, the experts visit 2~3 sites that are well-known in the field. What do they see?
Wh...

  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Reality

Fish & Pretty Girls... plus Pops

We Love Fishing: In this program, Haruka, who is a complete beginner in fishing, and Ami, who often goes fishing on weekends, go wild fishing and catching big or rare fish, such as yellowtail, rockfish, and bullhead, in the sea, rivers, and lakes in the vast lands of Hokkaido. The “pops,” who serves...

  • Family
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Reality

GIFU Need YOU! -How to start your country life-

Two girls of thirtysomething, Miharu and Hana, were living in different urban cities spending dull days. Tired of such lives and hoping to rebuild their lives, they come up with the idea of moving to countryside and live together. They put it into practice but with no specific plans. The destination...

  • Entertainment
  • Idol
  • Reality
  • Scripted Format

KURO-SYACHI

KURO-SYACHI is an original character which has the characteristics below.
- Heroines who are “Cool”, “beautiful” and " The Japanese spirits of harmony” including “ Animation” and “Ninja” characteristics
- 2 Dimension character and 3 Dimension character are simulcast
- Idol group named “ Team S...

  • Human
  • Reality

RIKUOH

Dramatization based on the novel “RIKUOH” by Jun Ikeido. Koichi Miyazawa is the CEO of the longstanding company which manufacture tabi(traditional Japanese socks). Due to a decrease of demand for tabi thesedays, the Company, Kohazeya, has fallen upon hard times. For the company's survival, Miyazawa ...

  • Drama (Series)
  • Family
  • Human
  • Reality

The Memories of Happiness

Taro Miura, due to various conflicts, now makes his living by collecting garbage from companies. One day, Taro witnesses his ex-wife, Junko with a man he does not know. Taro ends up going back to the house he used to live in, which is the house currently resided by his ex-wife, the daughters Natsuha...

  • Art
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Footage
  • History
  • Reality

The Wisdom of Washoku

Chapter One : Washoku Origins
Chapter Two : Wanmono (Bowl Dish)
In 794, Japan’s capital was moved to Kyoto.
It remained the capital for more than a millennium.
The diverse food culture of the Imperial family and nobility is still in evidence today.
The origins of washoku are honzen, shojin and ...

  • Education
  • History
  • Human
  • Reality
  • Science

Wege aus der Katastrophe-Wie Fukushima die erobert-

Fukushima Prefecture is continuing promote the medical industry. The medical field is expecting large growth centered on developing nations. The medical industry in Fukushima can have a big impact on the regional economy. The value of Fukushima’s medical equipment market will double over the next 10...

  • Reality

YES MAN discovers the world

How will your trip unfold if all you can say is "YES"?

In this hilarious reality entertainment, the unplanned and unscripted three-day journey will produce unpredictable results.
A traveler arrives in a foreign land full of expectations. Will he find amazing food, breathtaking sceneries, or ev...

  • Reality

72 hours

[TREASURE BOX JAPAN|mipformats 2016]
NHK's long-running popular series since 2006. Ranked No. 1 for viewer satisfaction.
‘72 hours’ is an extremely unique format of human-interest documentary. For the duration of 72 hours, cameras target and record a single location. There are no preconceived sc...

  • Reality

Ghostwriter to the rescue

Celebrity ghostwrites the most important script of your life.
Celebrities who have made a name for themselves for being funny, romantic, or dramatic come to the rescue so that you can have your day in the sun. We all need a little help with what to say or do on those special moments. With "Ghostwri...

  • Entertainment
  • Reality

Grab the Chance - Now or Never -

Grab it or leave it!
They say that when you look back on your life, you'll regret the things you didn't do more than the ones you did. Is there something you've put off but can't get out of your mind? "Grab the Chance" might be your only opportunity to take that challenge.

What if you could leap...

  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Reality

Kids Love Therapy

[TREASURE BOX JAPAN|mipformats 2016]
Do you still remember your very First Crush? Love at First Sight? First time Holding Hands? Or first time Asking Out on a Date?
Kids fall in love the same way as adults, but the difference is that when we get old, we forget about the past and keep moving forw...

  • Reality

Meet me there

If you get a handwritten letter saying "Meet me there", where would you go?
Every couple has a special place that marks a turning point in their love story. Friends associate their fondest moment with where it happened. Even buddy cops have a soft spot for that unforgettable place that defines thei...

  • Reality

WILD SKILLS

[TREASURE BOX JAPAN|mipformats 2016]
The ultimate unscripted reality show that focuses on experts using their skills to survive! Nine experts, each a professional in their respective fields but a stranger to each other, are stranded on a deserted island for seven days. Each is only able to take th...

  • Adventure
  • Entertainment
  • Reality
  • Travelogue

Far Away Neighbours

Adventurous Places, Unbelievable Stories!
Is this a simple travel show? – NO!
A documentary show? – NO!
The format offers a mix of unimaginable adventure and human stories!
A traveler goes in search for their fellow countrymen in faraway places.

  • Entertainment
  • Reality

One Step One Penny

Walk step by step and your dream may come true…

Challengers are able to earn one penny per one step by wearing a dream helmet. At the end of the journey, total money earned by walking minus travel cost will be paid to the challenger. Their purposes vary,
-An ex-Olympic medalist suddenly starts ...

  • Reality

The Dinner Table

A family of at least four must sit at the dinner table at 7:00pm sharp and start their dinner together.
If they can do this continuously for 100 days, they will win big prize money. If anyone misses fulfilling the mission for even a single evening, the challenge is over and there is no reward whats...

  • Comedy
  • Drama (Series)
  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • For Women
  • Reality
  • Romance
  • Scripted Format
  • Travel

Wine, Dine and Woo Me

'Megumi Kanbayashi has been a freelance writer for five years. As a just-turned-30 single woman, she is beginning to feel the pangs of marriage anxiety. One day, Megumi’s editor brings her an idea for a series to be offered on the internet. It’s a novel premise - advertise for a single male looking ...

  • Family
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Reality

YASA YASA

Detailed coverage on a town of female divers and fishermen in the Ise-Shima region.

Ijika-cho, Toba, Mie prefecture is a small fishing harbor with a population of less than 500 where people have been living with the blessings of a bountiful sea for generations. Ijika is a town where the “wisdom o...

  • Education
  • Human
  • Reality

Just an Ordinary Family : 22 years of the lives of a couple with disabilities

Coverage that follows a severely disabled married couple from their marriage, giving birth, and raising their children, for 22 years.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Akimoto have cerebral palsy. They got married in 1992 as they sought independent from their parents. Before long, the couple had two children. Chil...

  • Art
  • Beauty
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion
  • Footage
  • For Women
  • Idol
  • Reality

Kawaii JAPAN-da!!

Each week, 6 popular models of Shibuya and Harajuku styles will pick up the “kawaii” trends which the girls are most curious about and introduce them to the world!
Meet the “kawaii” from all over Japan such as regional specialties, sweets, sightseeing spots, events, Yuru-Chara mascot characters, lo...

  • Art
  • Beauty
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Fashion
  • Food/Cooking
  • Footage
  • For Women
  • History
  • Medical/Health
  • Nature
  • Reality
  • Travel

MADE IN KYOTO

Kyoto's allure lies not only in its shrines and temples or the elegance of the city.
For more than a millennium since the year 794, Kyoto flourished as the capital, leading the way in the arts, architecture and commerce. The essence of Japanese culture was born in Kyoto, and has been refined and pa...