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69 Program(s)
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  • Family
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Is Love Sustainable?

Kyoka is perfectly happy being single as is her father, Rintaro, a forlorn widower who lost his beloved wife, Yoko, to cancer. One day as the two clean house, they stumble upon a divorce form signed by Yoko. Shocked and reflecting on this revelation, Rintaro at age 63 decides it’s time to start over...

  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

My Family

Haruto is a young businessman whose game company struck it rich, giving him a fancy suburban home, a beautiful wife, Michiru, and a grade school daughter. But when the daughter is taken in a serial kidnapping, Haruto reassesses his priorities. Confronted with a series of challenges and revelations a...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

If My Wife Becomes an Elementary School Student.

Since losing his beloved wife 10 years ago, Keisuke vows to never remarry. He wants happiness for his only daughter, Mai, but struggles to make a good living and their communication suffers. That is until the appearance before them of a mysterious young girl carrying a schoolbag who claims to be Kei...

  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

Stepmom and Daughter Blues SPECIAL(2022)

Company worker Akiko finds that a business she helped to revive has been taken over by a vulture capitalist, Ryoji, who looks identical to her deceased husband. When Ryoji’s next acquisition turns out to be a beloved bakery, Akiko suspects an ulterior motive and vows to resist. Caught between hatred...

  • Comedy
  • Drama (Series)
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Human
  • Nature
  • Reality
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

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...

  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

Radiation House Ⅱ

The hit series starring Masataka Kubota makes a return for the second season!
Iori Igarashi is a medical radiographer, who is also known as a "hero behind the scences," uses unconventional methods and breaks the mold of academia to find the cause of illnesses and diagnose "invisible diseases" with ...

  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Family

#bemyfamily

Shunpei is a single father struggling to care for his five-year-old son. One day, he runs into childhood buddy Sosuke, who decides to help his old friend out. Sosuke’s plan involves renting out the apartment above his rundown okonomiyaki restaurant as a share house and using the money to rebuild. Wh...

  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Family
  • Romance

How to Get a Divorce for the Whole Family!

Newlyweds Saki and husband Koichi have decided that getting married was a huge mistake. They met by chance and had a whirlwind romance, but their lifestyles and values couldn’t be more different. She’s a fashion editor raised in a modern, liberal home. He’s an ace air-rescue pilot from a strict, con...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Fantasy
  • Human

MOCOMI

MOCOMI was born with a special gift of understanding the feelings of “things” that are supposed to have no feelings.
Some of the people around her had found her creepy and she’s always been hiding her feelings from others.
Her mother had been worried and troubled about her, but her father and bro...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human
  • Medical/Health
  • Nature

NIZI Village Clinic

Doctors are also human. That's why they can face life and death.

Full of dream and pride, Masora was working in the emergency department of a large hospital in Tokyo, when one day she is diagnosed with a complicated disease. Even though she is a doctor, she has no savings and wants to continue wo...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

OLD JACK & ROSE

Life begins to shine after the 40-year-old office worker who gave up her dreams, work and marriage starts working at a super elderly mature woman bar!

Arata Usui is a 40-year old office worker with no lover, no money, and no guarantee of relief after retirement. She wanted to get married but wasn...

  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Family

Story of My Family!!!

Now sidelined due to injury and age, former pro-wrestling star Juichi Miyama was once groomed by his father, Jusaburo, an acclaimed Noh actor and “Living National Treasure,” to be his successor. But the young Juichi rebelled, left home, and cut off ties with his family. Now he’s just learned that hi...

  • Drama (Series)
  • Entertainment
  • Factual
  • Family
  • Family
  • Human
  • Romance
  • Scripted Format

Deliveries from the Heart - True stories from Mercari

People sell items they no longer need; people buy those items.
Touching dramas of people connecting with one another via those items.
The main character is a delivery woman.
Sentimental items that have fulfilled their role head off to new owners.
Every day, men and women of all ages buy and sel...

  • Drama (Series)
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Family
  • For Women
  • Idol
  • School

The Last Train Bound For Nagoya ~Mikawa line~

Episode1
The latest stories take place in three cities of Aichi prefecture ―Kariya, Chiryu and Takahama.
The first night is a story of Takahama.
This story tells about a high-school-boy, Shin Mizoguchi humorously.
He has moved to Takahama city from Tokyo beause of his father's work, and wants to...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Medical/Health

Asagao - Forensic Doctor (Season 2)

A forensic scientist daughter and detective father! 2020's most touching drama, showing the uniquely close relationship between the father and the daughter as they reveal the victim's life by following the forensic evidence.

Just like in season one, Asagao works as a forensic scientist, and her f...

  • Action
  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Family
  • Romance

Daughter of Lupin 2

A wacky, unprecedented, and unique drama that brings together the best of family-centered dramas, romantic comedies, action stories, and musicals.

After overcoming all sorts of obstacles, Hana and Kazuma now have the newlywed life they dreamed of. However, since Hana is a part of the "L Family"ーw...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

The Shelter 2020

The new season of “The Shelter”, a show depicting mentally hurt children and the adults who are trying to support them.

There is prejudice and rejection against children who experienced abuse, neglect, abandonment, and drug addiction. As society becomes more complex, the number of children with n...

  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Detective
  • Drama (Series)
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Family
  • For Women
  • Human
  • Martial arts
  • Suspense
  • Thriller

Danger-Less Detectives

Solve a brutal crime… Never! And avoid risk at all costs. Why? Because it's not worth the time and effort.
Introducing a detective drama for the new Reiwa era featuring two hot detectives who are the most passive you'll ever see in a detective series. They never solve any crimes, yet they're super ...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Fantasy

182DAYS LEFT

Who would you spend the end of the world with?
The story is set in Japan in the near future, when the world is waiting for a giant comet that will destroy all life on Earth in six months. Life with the seemingly average Kadokura family appears not to have changed at all. They figure if they’re all ...

  • Drama (Series)
  • Family
  • Family
  • Human
  • Idol

The Last Train Bound for Nagoya 2020

This is the 8th year for award-winning omnibus drama of people who encounter each other
in the last train bound for Nagoya! We are continuously focusing on regular members from
last series, also have brand new stories starting this year. One big change has arrived this
year; the main cast Rena...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human
  • Romance

The Cliff -A Man's Judgement-

Where will the sorrowful love between the father of a victim and the mother of a murderer go, after it heads towards a catastrophic dark precipice?

This is a story of a collapse and the restoration of a victim’s family, and the family of the murderer involved in the same incident.

When Kyoichi...

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fantasy
  • SF

Galaxy Express 999 ~Galaxy Live Drama~

It is set in a high-tech future in which humans have learned how to transfer their minds and emotions with perfect fidelity into mechanical bodies, thus achieving practical immortality. However poors who can not afford the mechanical bodies are discriminated and persecuted by mechanical people.

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  • Family
  • Family
  • Human
  • Music
  • Romance

Love Stories From Fukuoka 14 Tenjin Love Song

Miki is a senior in high school, living in a small town of Kasuya-machi (Fukuoka, Japan).
After being betrayed by her classmates and ex-boyfriend in the past, she no longer trusts people or goes on dates. The only thing that gave meaning in her life was music.
Singing with her guitar, she shares...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Scripted Format

My Family Goes Viral

People hides who they reallyare. But social media makes you show your true color.

Akari Kagari is a bright young woman, living with her family happily. One day, Akari is filmed dealing with an irritated customer at her coffee shop professionally and becomes famous on the Internet overnight. In fa...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Mystery
  • Scripted Format

My Husband’s Wives

She was just a single mother, living happily with her “common-law husband”... But one day, she gets a call from the police, who tell her that her husband has been murdered.

She rushes to the hospital, only to find that there were two other “wives” besides her! As if that weren’t enough, as part o...

  • Drama (Series)
  • Family
  • Family
  • For Women
  • School
  • Sports

TV Drama “Yowamushi Pedal Season 2“

Based on highly popular Japanese manga, 15 million copies sold to date, "Yowamushi Pedal" is a live action drama of battle between high school road race cycling teams aiming for the top. In season 1, Akihabara loving anime geek Sakamichi fell in love with cycling and bloomed his talent for hill clim...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

The Shelter

There are children who don’t have a home to return to during Christmas, New Years, and even tonight. This is a story about Sakura who reach out to the children, to blossom a flower of happiness from the tears of despair.

The “House of Hummingbirds” is where children who lost their faith in their ...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human
  • Romance

Angels in White

A human drama set in a nursing school that focuses on the lifestyles of each of the four female students.

On the day of the nursing school entrance ceremony, as the other new students were solemnly listening to the speeches, Rumi was staring off into space. Rumi did not particularly want to be a...

  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

Downtown Rocket

Following its smash hit debut in 2015, Downtown Rocket returns for a second season in 2018 furthering the struggles and challenges of Kohei Tsukuda, a former rocket scientist and leader of the Tsukuda Manufacturig Co., a cozy factory in the old part of Tokyo. Having lost his father, Kohei had taken ...

  • Family
  • Family
  • History
  • Human

In This Corner Of The World

Suzu Urano is an innocent young woman who loves to draw pictures and lives in the seaside town called Eba district of Hiroshima. At the height of World War II in the Pacific with all the men off at the front, she finds herself as eldest daughter assisting with the family business of seaweed to make ...

  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

Stepmom and Daughter Blues

Miyuki Miyamoto is an 8-year-old girl who lost her mother few years ago and now lives with her father, Ryoichi. When one day a hard-working career woman, Akiko Iwamoto, appears and becomes Miyuki’s new stepmom, Miyuki resists, particularly seeing Akiko presents herself with a business card. But Akik...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Romance

You’ve Got Someone to Come Home To

A realistic portrayal of the daily struggles, pent-up frustrations and miscommunication of marital life that people everywhere can relate to, centered around the marriage of two couples. Mayumi Sato and her husband Hideaki are into their 13th year of marriage and have a teenage daughter. With childr...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human

Sakura no OYAKODON

There is a fine line between happiness and unhappiness.
This is the moving story of one corner of the metropolis.

In Tokyo, there is a secondhand bookshop called Tsukumo Do. Deep inside this bookshop is a room called the "meeting place." There, people who have nowhere left to go gather.
The own...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human
  • Romance

The Dream of Nepenthes

The life of women is very hard. They may not be rewarded even if they do their best. That’s why there are women like “Nepenthes” (carnivorous plant). They are not aggressive, but never miss any chance and take advantage of it.

Mifuyu is a pure girl who grew up in a country side. After her mother...

  • Family
  • 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...

  • Family
  • Family
  • Human
  • Tearjerker

Mothers 2017 – The pregnant homeless women

This heart-warming drama is based on an episode that is currently taking place at an agency that helps to arrange special adoptions (“tokubetsu-yoshiengumi” in Japanese), a system in which the happiness of the children comes first.


Takako Okuda (Shigeru Muroi), the head of “Smile Baby”, a non-p...