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The Largest Japanese TV Content Showcase

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24 Program(s)
  • Reality
  • 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
  • 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...

  • Gameshow
  • Reality
  • 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
  • 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...

  • Reality
  • 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...

  • Reality
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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...

  • Entertainment
  • Reality
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

  • Quizshow
  • Reality
  • Reality

What’s In The Cart!

Peek in the cart at home improvement store!
Let’s check out what’s in the customers’ cart at the home improvement store!
This show will reveal what kinds of great things customers bought and how they will use it. Based on what they purchased and their hints, studio panelists will try to guess what...

  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Footage
  • For Women
  • Reality
  • Reality
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

Breakfast Around the World

Each week, we visit a city in another part of the world. In the first half, our "virtual reporter" who stays behind the camera strolls around the city to visit famous tourist spots, introduce its culture and customs, and discover souvenirs and local foods. In the second half, we visit the home of a ...

  • Gameshow
  • Reality
  • Reality

The Delicious Journey

"The Delicious Journey" is a reality game show / travelogue searching for the best dish of someone’s whole life.

The following question is asked to people walking by…“What is the dish you really want to eat again?” The answer would be for example: “The sushi I ate on my trip to Hokkaido”, or “The...

  • Reality
  • Reality

Marriage SOS!

Will bonds or wounds remain?!

All marriages have difficulties. Newlyweds and longtime couples alike all have concerns. This program shows us marriages that just barely exist! We invite regular people couples or celebrity couples “on the rocks” to the studio, expose the dark side of their married ...

  • Reality
  • Reality

I Want to See My Son!

A mom’s sneak peek into her son’s daily life!

When her son is living afar, a mother's worries never cease! Is he okay at school? Is work hard? Is he eating properly? He doesn't say much when she calls!
“I Want to See My Son!” is a tear-jerking reality show in which a mother dons a disguise to se...

  • Entertainment
  • Reality
  • Reality

They Make How Much?

Does your neighbor seem to have it all?
Does another neighbor never buy a new car and pinch pennies?
Can you guess what their monthly income might be?

The truth might surprise you! As two reporters investigate the target family, studio panelists must try to guess the family’s monthly income. Th...

  • Entertainment
  • Reality
  • Reality

Lovestruck Celebrities

Even Celebrities Want Romance!

Many of the actors who dazzle us on our TV screens are actually bad at relationships, or have no time for them. But of course, celebrities want romance too! Our program shines a path to real love for celebrities who haven't had a chance at it!


1.Choose a Date! ...

  • Family
  • For Women
  • Reality
  • Reality

Welcome, Newlyweds!

This is the reality talk show, started in 1971 and has run for over 40 years, making it one of the longest running shows In Japan.
Scheduled on Sundays as light comedy daytime programming, 2 newlywed couples talk about funny and sometimes embarrassing stories from their romances how they met and co...

  • Family
  • Reality
  • Reality

One Peak

High-skilled professionals face in fierce confrontations on an incredibly visual stage.
Top professionals fight to determine the best in their profession, and the best in the nation, in unique Japanese-style competitions where their techniques are "played" like sports!