You might not be aware of the secrets hidden in your own country... There are 47 prefectures in Japan, each with its own unique culture and customs. Each one has its own shocking culinary traditions, festivals, and customs that will make you wonder whether they all really come from Japan. The Secret is Out! HOMETOWN PRIDE is a program filled with surprises and fun that explores every nook and cranny of Japan to discover culture and customs that even other Japanese people don’t know about.
How far would your friends go for you? The average person has 155 friends on social media, but how many are real friends you can rely on?
The players must search their contact list for 50 friends, from best buddy to brother, from first love to former boss, who will participate in the craziest challenges in order to win a huge cash prize.
Across this show designed by Youngest Media of the UK and TV Asahi of Japan, the friends must face a series of challenges from a catalog of some of the craziest games you’ve ever seen. Every friend must play one game each – but it is up to the main player to decide which friend is best suited to which game. Can the players and their friends survive this biggest team game ever and win the big cash prize?
A new cooking show by the director of “Iron Chef”
In this spectacular studio based cooking show, 2 couples compete to see which team can create the best dish to win a cash prize! Within 40 minutes, couples need to cooperate and create 2 dishes. However, the kitchens are separated and conversations about cooking process are prohibited.
And here is the twist! Every 10 minutes, the kitchen rotates 180 degrees!
The husband must take over the wife’s dish and the wife must take over the husband’s! Couples need to read each other’s minds and estimate the cooking procedure in order to win! Create the best dish with bonds of love!
Do you know the how-we-met story of your parents?
Not so many people should have heard the story, none should have watched it.
The very first conversation, the first kiss, the relationship problems they faced – this is not just a story of your parents, this is a part of your history.
LOVE STORY OF MY PARENTS focuses on the true love story of the parents, bring back the guests to the time of teenager parents-to-be meeting. As guests see the DEPICTED DOCUDRAMA, they satisfy to know the root of themseves. The audience will imagine if they were in the same situation.
The message “Love Story of YOUR Parents is as dramatic as any famous movies”, are the values that can only be experienced through this show.
“The 3 Family 3 Day Challenge” is a competition format where three families must complete three challenges within three days in order to get the chance to win a grand cash prize! The faster the family can clear the three challenges, the more time they are given to prepare for the final stage. Emotions run high, every moment counts and families fight together – sometimes against each other! – to become the winner of the battle!
Can the family cooperate with each other to complete the daunting challenge? Or will they end up arguing and blaming each other under the pressure of the ticking clock? A combination of skill, knowledge, stamina and luck, it is a thrilling show with a straight- forward concept that everyone can enjoy watching with lots of relatable family moments along the way!
Would former top athletes be able to out-win the kid champions in the same sport?
"Of course, no sweat!", you'd think, right?
A Rio 2016 Olympic swimmer should be able to win a junior swimming champion; a professional bowler would beat the kid bowling champion in a match of splits; and a former Othello (Reversi) World Champion should win over the Youth World Champion...
But can the professional adults really win against the rising little stars...?
This program pits an ex-pro from a certain field against a current young star of the same field. See how the pros, who are the challengers, get dead serious to win the next generation stars. Superb skills and excellent techniques – the level of competition is surprisingly high... and the rivalry very close!
Whether the pros win or lose, “vs KIDS” is a fun watch and carries persuasive weight, that only comes from a serious challenge! You might even witness a future Olympic athlete proving their ability! Viewers will definitely be spellbound by never-seen-before dream matches.
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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 forward.
No matter of age, gender or race, I’m sure that every person has had trouble with love.
This format is about telling your feelings to your love ones and we adults go there to support and help the kids that are in trouble. This is a family entertainment with love that will entertain us all.
Doctor Cars (Emergency Medical Service vehicles) have recently been places in over 40 medical facilities in Japan. This drama focuses on the medical scene of the Doctor Cars and the doctors. Ichika Tendo (Ayame Goriki) a newly graduated medical student has been placed in the recently developed Doctor Car team. Ichika holds a strong ideology of critical medical care and aspires to save as many lives as possible. On the other hand, the son of the hospital’s chairman and her team’s leader Yusuke Asagi (Shunshuke Nakamura) does not have any interest in his team and is completely useless! Instead, his passion is stirred up to oust Ichika and ill-treats her. Even her co-workers, the subordinates of Yusuke are her foe! Eventually, the only person that was her sympathetic supporter Ryoko Asagi, becomes her biggest enemy… Although surrounded by enemies, Ichika fights and thrives to save the lives!
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 newlywed couple where the wife shows us how she prepares her special breakfast.
People's culture and food vary from place to place… There are still many things for us to discover around the world. You'll feel as though you've come along for the ride as we journey around the world and learn about each special place and its people. Plus, you will get the recipes of each week’s breakfast! Also, each episode can be used as a feature segment in a program such as morning shows, variety shows or travel information programs.
National Family Challenge is an interactive game show in which any family can participate. The family members battle against crazy challenges posed by the presenter, to win $10,000. Hide and Seek Battle is popular segment of the show.
For instance, In Hide and Seek Battle, the three presenters visit the contestant's home and play hide and seek. The rules are simple: if the presenters cannot find the family members within 30 minutes then the family wins $10,000. The family can set elaborate traps throughout the house to hinder the search. Children often take advantage of their small size to hide in the most obscure places, such as beneath the kitchen sink. Viewers watch as the psychological warfare plays out on screen.
With new games continually appearing in the show, families from all over the country are waiting for their chance to compete for $10,000.
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Dreaming of the perfect house for your family?
This is a house renovation show which will dramatically change the life of the chosen family.
A dramatic renovation show that changes family’s life!
Cramped kitchens, dangerous stairs, tiny bathrooms... Each “Takumi,” the master of renovation, turns the house full of seemingly impossible problems into a brand-new living space for the owners. And the final results are surprising, touching and very dramatic! Takumi’s s techniques to incorporate traditional elements of Japanese design with modern innovation and ingenious space-saving solutions are astonishing to watch.
Takumi also tries to retain or relates some family heirloom or the client’s interests within their final design, making the renovation that much unique and personal to the family. The restoration of the house always brings the family closer.
The Before After brings a dramatically exciting change to the home and the family!
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 come to their marriage, and their newly-married lives.
More than 3000 couples appeared in the show.
There are a lot of TV personalities who treat grandchildren as apples of thier eyes. Those celebrities as Ji-ji (Grandpa) and Ba-ba (Grandma) set off to a trip with their grandchildren all by themselves for the first time in their lives! How do they behave differently from themselves as celebrities?
The grandchildren are all small boys and girls so trip never goes as grand persons wish to be, and Ji-ji and Ba-ba are made “Mago Mago” (means be upset) by their unexpected word and deed.
It is a bland new variety TV travel show in which you can see true nature of personalities, and more, their love for family.
Leading professionals from various fields vie with each other in games with eccentric rules to decide the “No. 1 Rare Event” champ. Contestants in the studio place bets with coins on who they think will win with experts setting the odds for the outcomes of the various matches. The contestant with the most coins at the conclusion is the winner.
각종 장르의 초일류 프로들이 프로그램이 준비한 특이한
룰의 게임에 대결하고「진종목 넘버1」을 결정하는 프
로그램이다. 스튜디오에서는 전문가가 설정한 승률을 바
탕으로 대결의 승패를 예상하고 스튜디오의 응답자들은
자신들이 가진 코인을 걸고 내기를 한다. 마지막에 가장
많은 코인을 남긴 응답자가 우승한다.
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!