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Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc.



With over 50 years of experience licensing programming overseas, Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. (TBS) has distributed programs of all genres – dramas, anime, documentaries, formats, movies – totaling several tens of thousands of hours of programming in over 160 countries worldwide and has firmly established its presence as a major content provider in the global arena. TBS is one of the most innovative broadcasters in creating variety formats, having licensed nearly 200 localized versions with several thousand episodes being produced including global hits like America’s Funniest Home Videos, Takeshi’s Castle/MXC, Sasuke/Ninja Warrior, etc. Looking ahead, TBS aims to further raise its profile overseas by expanding sales around the world of TBS hit shows and take advantage of new opportunities in the digital market place.

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Head Office

Head Office:
5-3-6 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8006 Japan


Established

Established:
May 10, 1951 (Commemorated May 17)


Contact(s)

KENICHIRO HIRUTA

TV Program / Movie Sales

Programs

  • History
  • Human
  • Reality

Fragments of The Last Will

It’s 1945, and World War II has just ended. A glacial winter, reaching 40 degrees Celsius below zero... Day after endless day of merciless labor, fueled only by scarce rations. Amidst the men dying off one by one in the hellish Soviet concentration camp is Hatao Yamamoto. “You must not give up hope....

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment

ISHIKO and HANEO: You're Suing Me?

Personalities and complexes collide between a Tokyo University-educated paralegal, Shoko (“Miss Compliance”) and a young lawyer with only a high school degree, Yoshio (“Mr. Bohemian”). Nevertheless, they somehow manage to help clients in a small town through the “Ushio Legal Counseling Office” in th...

  • For Women
  • Romance

Riding a Unicorn

Sana is a 23-year-old is an entrepreneur whose educational app “Dream Pony” catapulted her to CEO of a unicorn firm less than ten years old. Determined to create a brand used by people all over the world, she is disinterested in romance and unaware that her partner, Isao, is secretly in love with he...

  • Entertainment
  • Sports

The Old Dog,New Tricks?

Ryotaro is a cheerful professional soccer player devoted to the game he loves. He has risen to national team member, and come through with decisive goals when it counts… until injury begins to plague him. Facing retirement at 37, he realizes it is a little late for him to enter normal working societ...

  • For Women
  • Romance

Ideal Boyfriend

Yumeko is a hot-shot business woman recently headhunted by a venture capital firm.
Outwardly, she is brash, confident and self-possessed, but at home, she’s a total slob. Emotionally wounded from a recent 18-month romance in which she was dumped, Yumeko still pines after her first high school crus...

  • Detective
  • Entertainment
  • Mystery
  • Suspense

INVISIBLE

A mystery figure dubbed “Invisible” conspires with criminals as an underworld “crime coordinator.”
Once thought of as just an urban legend, Invisible hijacks the airwaves and warns of a bombing.
Nobody imagined it would be a woman by the name “Kiriko.”
“I’ll give you my information,” she says,...

  • Romance
  • School

MURAI in LOVE

A high school teacher is dubbed “Tetsuko the Iron Mask Lady” for adamantly refusing to meddle in her students’ lives or socialize with her colleagues. But she is actually a closet computer in love with a character in a dating sim game. Spending her days divorced from real-life romance, she is one da...

  • Entertainment
  • 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...

  • Action
  • Comedy
  • Romance

KAPPEI

July 1999. The world is in turmoil. Nostradamus prophecies are on everybody’s lips. Chaos, violence and fear rule the day. In crazy times, a band of special men prepare to rise to the challenge and rescue mankind from the coming Armageddon.
Flash forward to 2022. Well, the end of the world did no...

  • Action
  • Entertainment

DCU: Deep Crime Unit

DCU is a detective series of a team of elite divers boldly solving crimes where no investigation has gone before. The darkest secrets, however, might not be hiding in the oceans’ depths but are buried in their own pasts. And they must be confronted before they throw the entire world into deadly chao...

  • Comedy
  • For Women
  • Romance

FIGHT SONG

Hanae dreamed of representing Japan in karate until misfortune deprived her of everything. She mopes about until she encounters Haruki, composer of the song that once motivated her before karate matches. Romance blooms but is complicated by Shingo, a flashy childhood friend long in love with Hanae. ...

  • 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
  • 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...

  • Entertainment
  • Mystery

99.9 Criminal Lawyer SPECIAL 2021: New Encounters

Miyama is junior partner to Sada, who has just been named new director of the Madarame Law Office. When a party is held to announce the new director, the president of a major auto maker wants them to hire and train his granddaughter Honoka. A candidate for mayor needs their help clearing him of a br...

I Am a Swan

Film adaptation of Award-winning TV documentary

Storyline:
A tiny life takes on a life or death challenge amid the majestic grandeur of the Tateyama mountain range. Can a swan muster the courage to survive if it is unable to fly? A story sure to deepen your appreciation of life’s power and won...

  • Romance
  • Suspense

Dearest

Leading female industrialist, Rio, has been named a key person of interest in a serial murder case investigated by Detective Daiki. The two were once in love with each other in their youth. Rio’s legal advisor, Kenichiro, will do anything for her. Caught in a love triangle and a criminal investigati...

  • Entertainment
  • Human

JAPAN SINKS: People of Hope

Tokyo 2023. Japan’s prime minister announces a plan to store contaminated material in deep-sea strata while entrusting a team of young technocrats to protect Japan’s future. Meanwhile, the public is alarmed by sensational magazine articles predicting the sinking of the Kanto plain owing to the disap...

  • Comedy
  • For Women
  • Romance

ONLY JUST MARRIED

Akiha extols the virtues of the single life and has no desire for marriage. But then she encounters a sudden proposal from Shu, a handsome company man whom she just met. Shu has an urgent need to be officially designated as “married” when he floats the fake marriage proposal. For her part, Akiha is ...

  • Comedy
  • Human

What Happened to Our Nest Egg!?

The 2015 best-seller novel by Miu Kakiya has been adapted to film by director Tetsu Maeda (“A Banana? At This Time of Night?”). As of April, 2020, the book has sold over 260,000 copies.
In Japan, it is said you need 20 million yen saved up for retirement. Though everyone has their worries about th...

  • Comedy
  • 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...

  • For Women
  • Romance

Promise Cinderella

Hayame’s peaceful existence is suddenly shattered one day when her husband announces he wants a divorce, and she runs away from home. Then all her money is stolen, and she finds herself with no place to live. That’s when she encounters high school student Issei, a rich, handsome rogue who offers to ...

TOKYO MER: Mobile Emergency Room

Kota Kitami, a brilliant young ER doctor, has been handpicked by Mayor Azusa Akatsuka to head a new emergency response team dubbed TOKYO Mobile Emergency Room, or MER, outfitted with leading-edge medical technology and a large mobile operating theatre to respond to major accidents, natural disasters...

Revue Starlight The Movie

Revue Starlight is a new form of entertainment that fuses musicals with anime. Ever since the project was announced, there have been a wide variety of installments from a musical, anime, comic, smartphone game, to a music group by the nine main cast members: Starlight Kukugumi. And now, a long-await...

  • School

Dragon Sakura S2

Our favorite gung-ho teacher is back! A few years ago, a group of struggling students at a low-ranked high school made it into Japan’s top college, Tokyo University – thanks to Kenji Sakuragi, a down-on-his-luck lawyer-turned-teacher. But soon afterward, he left the school and disappeared. Now anoth...

  • Comedy
  • 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...

  • For Women
  • Romance

Why I Dress Up for Love

Fashionista Kurumi Mashiba works as a publicist for a popular online home décor company. When she launches a social media account to promote the company, she ends up amassing 100,000 followers and becomes a fashion influencer in her own right. But she’s so wrapped up in work that she forgets to rene...

  • Detective
  • Entertainment
  • Thriller

Heaven and Hell: Soul Exchange

This drama about what happens when fate and love collide is non-stop entertainment!
Ayako is a gung-ho young detective in the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department’s violent crimes unit who’s eager to make her name. One day she gets her big break: the chance to arrest a murder suspect single-handed...

  • For Women
  • Romance

Oh My Boss! Love not included

Don’t miss this heartwarming, madcap romantic comedy!
Nami is an ordinary small-town girl with no special dreams or ambitions, someone who goes along to get along and wants nothing from life but a modicum of happiness. Then she moves to the big city to pursue her childhood crush. In Tokyo she by c...

  • Comedy
  • 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...

  • Comedy
  • Romance
  • School

The Quintessential Quintuplets 2

They are teenage female quintuplets who hate studying and are at risk of failing their classes. That is until a private tutor, Futaro, appears to help them make it to graduation. Various adventures ensue as the five sisters and Futaro attend a study camp in the woods that ends up deepening their tru...

  • Food/Cooking
  • For Women
  • Romance

A Warmed Up Love

Kiki Inoue has lost her bearings in life and works a part-time job in a convenience store. But thanks to an incredible passion for conveniences store sweets, she encounters the manager of a major convenience store with whom she forms a partnership to develop the next big convenience store dessert! T...

  • Gameshow

Gotttttcha!!!

Our new format “Gotttttcha!!!” is based on a simple game known all around the world: “hide and seek”. But by adding three original twists, it’s reborn into the most hilarious and exciting game show, presented with a cool and futuristic look!
The first twist is that the players (which consist of ce...

  • For Women
  • Romance

Mothers in Love

Ann Ishiwatari had a carefree and comfortable existence until the sudden disappearance of her husband turned her life upside down. Now she must make her way as a single mother with a son who has just entered an elite high school. In this new social environment, she meets Yuko Hayashi, a successful b...

  • Mystery
  • Suspense

The Dangerous Venus

Based on a masterpiece Keigo Higashino mystery novel, Hakuro Teshima is a bachelor veterinarian with a strong sense of justice and incapable of telling a lie. One day a mysterious woman, Kaede Yagami, appears at his door, claiming to be his younger brother’s wife and informing him of her husband’s s...

  • Gameshow

CAST WARS

Our new format “CAST WARS” is not only a hilarious and exciting game show that viewers of all generations can enjoy, but the best chance a broadcaster or platform can get to promote their latest shows (such as dramas, reality shows and news programs) to those viewers in a completely new way! The for...

  • Action
  • Detective
  • Entertainment

K2: Dodgy Badge Brothers

Ryuichi Kanzaki is a serious, career detective with a touch of humanism who is mortified when he is assigned a new partner in Kenji Kuroki, an ultra hard-nosed, rough-and-tumble cop. With their diametrically-opposed personalities and views on life, they form an odd pair battling crime in highly-sati...

  • Comedy
  • For Women
  • Romance

Love begins when the money ends

Owing to a certain incident in her past, Reiko Kuki knows the value of money better than anyone. Thrifty with her spending, this poor, “around-thirty company woman meets Keita Saruwatari, the moronic president’s son and profligate spendthrift with no memory at all of how he spends his dough. When th...

  • Entertainment
  • Human

NAOKI HANZAWA

Naoki Hanzawa is a banker at the Tokyo Central Bank. Despite his having exposed many injustices inside the bank, the story begins with his being sent off to a subsidiary company, Tokyo Central Securities. Hanzawa commands a band of workers who are part of the so-called “lost generation.” Together, t...

  • Action
  • Detective
  • Entertainment

MIU404

The No. 4 Mobile Investigation Unit was quickly pieced together as part of reform efforts to overhaul the police organization. There, a wild maverick of a cop, Ibuki, gets paired with a serenely composed partner, Shima. Their role is to be on call 24 hours to fill in gaps in police shifts by investi...

  • Comedy
  • For Women
  • Romance

My Housekeeper Nagisa-san

In an office, she can perform better than anyone, but when it comes household chores, she’s totally useless. She’s a single woman pushing 30 named Mei Aihara, and her room is a mess. Appearing one day at her doorstep is Nagisa Shigino, a much-in-demand “super domestic helper” who can do the cooking,...

  • Comedy
  • For Women
  • Romance

AN INCURABLE CASE OF LOVE

A 23-year-old rookie nurse falls hard for a doctor she’s long admired while experiencing the triumphs and tragedy of working on the front line of emergency medical care in a story offering hope for tomorrow. As a high school student, Nanase Sakura witnessed the miracle of Doctor Tendo saving a life,...

  • Human
  • Medical/Health

PRAYERS IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM

Shoen Matsumoto is both a trained paramedic and Buddhist monk attached to a hospital. While providing emergency care straight from the mortuary while still in monk clothes unnerves some patients, Shoen nevertheless proves fully devoted to saving lives, and if that’s not possible, performing rites of...

  • Human
  • Mystery
  • Suspense

The ship of Theseus

A serial murder by fatal poisoning ushers in the first year of the new Japanese Reiwa era. Arrested as the prime suspect is a police officer. His son, Kokoro Tamura, along with his mother, elder sister and brother are forced into a life of social ostracism and prejudice as the alleged family of a ki...

  • Mystery

The Voice of Sin

35 years have elapsed since the greatest unsolved crime in the postwar era, an incident that involved a threatening phone call captured on tape that featured the “voice of a child.” So where is that child today? The story follows one man who accidentally stumbles upon an old tape recording and disco...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Human

La Grande Maison Tokyo

Natsuki Obana is a charismatic Japanese chef running a 2-star restaurant in Paris. Despite an extreme pride and confidence, he can’t seem to earn the 3 stars he covets. Feeling the pressure of a career slipping away, Obana’s troubles are compounded when his restaurant is caught in a scandal that for...

  • Human
  • Romance

marigold in 4 minutes

Mikoto Hanamaki is a paramedic with a special psychic ability: he can see the moment at which a person’s life ends. But the talent is a curse because despite his best efforts, he can’t seem to change that fate. Living with his sister-in-law, Sara, in an exceedingly pure yet somewhat taboo romance, M...

  • Human
  • Music
  • Romance

You, Me and Bach

Yaeko Kogure’s marriage engagement is broken off by her fiancé just as she resigns from her job amid congratulations. Standing stunned in a shopping mall, she hears Bach’s “Air on the G String” playing nearby, and it moves her to overcome her setback by taking up the violin. She joins a class with a...

  • Comedy
  • Food/Cooking

Heaven?~My Restaurant, My Life~

“Loin d'ici”is a French restaurant oddly situated inside a cemetery, and run by a very eccentric owner who exhibits not a whit of desire to see it succeed except to fulfill her own hedonistic craving of “enjoying the pleasures of food and drink to her heart’s content”. She is surrounded by a colorfu...

  • Comedy
  • For Women
  • Romance

Nagi's Long Vacation

Nagi Oshima is a 28-year-old employee of consumer appliance maker, with silky straight hair and a peculiar personality, feeling she must try her hardest to “read the room” so as to interact well with others. But her striving to adapt to others leads her one day to hyperventilate and collapse. “I nee...

  • Entertainment
  • Human
  • Sports

No Side Manager

Adapted from a novel by Jun Ikeido, the story follows the travails of a company man once touted as an elite executive candidate who falters when he voices opposition to his superiors over an acquisition, and is exiled to general affairs manager at a branch factory. Adding insult to injury, he is als...

  • Entertainment
  • Human

Everyone's Demoted!!

“If you don’t make your quotas, you’re all fired!”
Desperate bankers battle a colossal organization
In a fight song for the masses.

Hiroshi Kataoka is a banker who knows things aren’t right, but endures it anyway. “It’s for the good of the company,” he tells himself. And Hiroshi is true and ...

  • Comedy
  • For Women
  • Human

I will Not Work Overtime, Period!

A satisfyingly heart-warming comedy in support of all people struggling to make their way in an age of revolutionary changes to the workplace. First tackling the issue of overtime work, the drama spotlights not only systemic reforms taking place, but the change in mindset occurring among working peo...

  • Mystery
  • Science
  • Suspense

In Hand

A mysterious disease that infects surrounding organisms, nefarious genetic manipulation, an unknown pathogen from overseas. With technology advancing at such a breakneck pace, unanticipated and incomprehensible accidents are bound to occur.
Arriving to confront the many new challenges of modern sci...

  • Comedy
  • For Women
  • Romance

A Story to Read When You First Fall in Love

After being a star student in high school, Junko Harumi finds herself in her early thirties having failed at love, college entrance exams and good employment. Working at a cram school as a tutor bereft of hope and motivation, she spends her days believing she’ll be fired at any moment. Then one day,...

  • Comedy
  • Detective
  • Mystery

Maison de Police

Hiyori Makino is a rookie detective whose dream comes true when she is assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division. One day, the precinct police see an anonymously-posted clip on the Internet that shows a person being burned to death. The police treat it as a possible copycat crime of a burning ...

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment

The New King

A new type of comedy-adventure about two industrial kings, one new and one old, both diametrically opposed to each other in their values, lifestyle and pursuit of money.

The story centers on two “kings”, Akiba and Etchu.

King Akiba once known for eye-opening acquisitions has since liberated ...

  • Entertainment
  • Mystery

99.9 Criminal Lawyer SEASON Ⅱ

Miyama is an unorthodox lawyer who loves to take on criminal cases with a 99.9% chance of verdict certainty, and search for that minuscule nugget of truth that can overturn it. The “99.9 Criminal Lawyer” returns for a second season after taking the television world by storm starting April 2016. Prov...

  • Science

Black Forceps

A medical thriller based on Takeru Kaido's novel, Black Forceps 1988, protagonist Seishiro Tokai is a surgical genius whose perfect operational success rate has earned him the monikier, “The Demon of O.R.” at the Tojo University Hospital, a name that also points to his overbearing and solitary perso...

  • Comedy
  • Romance
  • School

Boys Over Flowers Season 2

The massive hit comic Boys Over Flowers returns with a brand new chapter and television drama Season 2. Ten years have passed since the legendary boy foursome, F4, graduated from the elite Eitoku Academy Senior High School. A new generation has risen including sophomore, Oto Edogawa, who has recentl...

  • Entertainment
  • Human
  • Romance

Don’t Forget Me

Nao Kitazawa, 34, leads a busy but fulfilling life as a doctor at a women’s clinic and as fiancee to an elite psychiatric physician, Yuchi Ihara. With their wedding day a month off, Nao is preparing to move into a new home when she meets Shinji Mamiya, a struggling writer who works part-time as a mo...

  • Entertainment
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fantasy
  • Romance

Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! -Take On Me-

Rikka is 18 and in the last year of high school. But she still acts like she’s in puberty.
It’s spring break and high school seniors are looking ahead to their college entrance exams. Rikka Takanashi and her boyfriend, Yuta Togashi, have been an item for a long time and live together, but their re...

  • Entertainment
  • Human
  • Romance
  • School

Meet Me After School

Fulfilling a long-cherished dream, school teacher Hijiri Matsunaga is hired at a far-flung countryside middle school where she encounters, Akira Kuroiwa, a 9th grader with mysterious powers. Though 10 years younger than his teacher, Akira falls instantly in love with her and single-mindedly pursues ...

  • For Children

Shinkalion

Hayato Hayasugi (his last name is a pun on the words for "too fast") and other children will serve as conductors to pilot the Shinkalion.
The Shinkalion robots are various models of real-life Japanese bullet trains (shinkansen) that transform into robots to fight an unknown evil to protect the saf...

  • Comedy
  • 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...

  • Human
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Tearjerker

The Crimes That Bind

A woman is found strangled to death in an apartment in Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward.
The victim is Michiko Oshitani, a resident of Shiga Prefecture who worked for a home cleaning company.
What’s more, the occupant of the apartment where the murder took place, Mutsuo Koshikawa, has gone missing.
Matsum...

  • Mystery
  • Science

Unnatural

A story-a-week episodic medical mystery that treats the theme of reality changing when faced with imminent death. Mystery and exhilarating human drama unfold against the backdrop of the “unnatural death institute”, or “UDI”. For example, the body of a young man is brought into the UDI lab one day; h...

  • Comedy
  • School
  • Sports

We Are Rockets!

Wakaba Fujitani is a high school sophomore in Fukui Prefecture. Ever since she was little, she has been an ardent fan of the JETS, a top high school cheer dance team from her hometown that won the U.S. national championship for the first time. Her dream is to one day join the team and win the covete...

  • Romance

You Always haunt My Heart

Kyoko is a young woman whose low esteem often manifests itself as suspicious behavior. So when she joins a company and is taken by a senior colleague to her first ever speed date party, she meets a manga editor, Yoshizaki, who doesn’t hold back in his harsh appraisal of her. Though mortified at firs...

  • 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...

  • Entertainment
  • Sports

Athletic Fire

The world's greatest female athletes challenge Japan's top comedians in sports battles designed to amaze and entertain. World record holders, international stars and the nations best women from swimming, volleyball, soccer, golf and martial arts have their hands full as they battle funny men in real...

  • Human
  • Science

Dr.STOЯKS

Dr.STOЯKS returns after its immensely popular first season ended in October, 2015. Treating new thematic questions of “What is birth?” “What is life?”. Two years have elapsed since the previous series with Dr. Sakura Konotori and the staffs around him having helped families bring a lot of newborn li...

  • Detective

Hello, Detective Hedgehog

The “Akatsuka Detective Agency” sits nestled in a quiet residential district of Tokyo, Shimo-Akatsuka in Itabashi Ward. Goro and Gure are laid-back employees who are more often found kicking back in a snack bar downstairs called “Kirara”, fraternizing with its part-time barmaid, Moemi. One day, they...

  • Human
  • Romance
  • Tearjerker

I'M SORRY, I LOVE YOU

Ritsu Okazaki was abandoned by his mother when a child and has since scraped out a seedy life in the only place that will comfortably accept him: the underworld. But one fateful day, Ritsu incurs a serious-head injury during a scuffle, and is informed by a doctor that he could go at any moment. With...

  • Action
  • Fantasy
  • Human
  • Suspense

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable

There’s something bizarre about this town...

Morioh, a picturesque seaside town.
In this deceptively peaceful-looking locale, strange deaths and other peculiar incidents begin occurring one after another...
Morioh is home to high school student Josuke Higashikata. Although he has the outward...

  • Comedy
  • Family

Ms.Kanna!

Kanna Suzuki is a powerhouse woman with single-minded devotion once she puts her mind to something. Working for a fashion designer, her dream is to someday design clothes that will make women everywhere amazingly attractive.” But her world begins to spin out of control when she discovers that her “l...

  • For Women
  • Romance
  • School

My Teacher

Hibiki is an awkward, 17-year-old high school sophomore who hasn't known romance.
But she's about to fall in love for the very first time. With whom?
A man who isn't great with words, but compassionate about his students.
It's her history teacher, Mr. Ito.
"Is it okay if I fall for you?" Hib...

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment

Prison Princesses

Attempted murder, fraud and embezzlement, illicit drugs, tax evasion and even murder? Five women convinced of various crimes and a crime-loathing female warden put aside their differences to hatch a grand plot of revenge against a handsome but crooked company CEO. But the revenge plan keeps hitting ...

  • 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 ...

  • Comedy
  • Romance

Swimming in the Dark

With a title inspired by “Stomiiformes”, an order of deep-sea ray-finned fish called, this story follows Tomioka, a late-night security guard at a supermarket who laments his drab and solitary life. Feeling it unnatural to exist alone, he wishes upon a shooting star one night for a true friend. Soon...

  • Nature
  • Travel

The Voyage of World Spectacles

In this program, the narrator, a wayfarer, travels around the globe and introduces spectacular sceneries that are encountered along the way. Not only does it deliver all the magnificent landscapes of the places; the ecology of the wildlife that inhabit them and the activities of all things in nature...

  • For Children

TOMICA Hyper Rescue Police DRIVE HEAD

A little bit in the future, the government has established a brand new organization with the purpose of rescuing lives to respond to the increasingly complicated and varied types of disasters, accidents and crimes that go beyond human comprehension. It is called the “Mobile Emergency Police DRIVE HE...

  • Sports

Battle of the Super Boyz

Never before has a competition created such excitement on screen and among teens and young adults. A legendary competition is reborn with the hottest games and competitors.


스포츠만능의 미남 연예인 16명이 자신의 프라이드를 걸고 정상을 향한 6가지 종목에 도전한다. 대대적인 리뉴얼을 거쳐 전설적인 스포츠 프로그램이 부활했다.


召集16個頂尖演藝圈帥哥,六個運動體能項目,看猛男為爭奪...

  • Travel

Bus Tour Globe-Trotting

A trip around the world, traveling long distances to cross national borders, hopping on and off buses. We bring you a journey that you simply couldn’t experience just traveling by railway or airplane, grounded in the alleyways and lifestyles of people around the world.

  • Art
  • Detective
  • Entertainment
  • Mystery

ALL ROUND APPRAISER Q - The Eyes of Mona Lisa -

In 2014, after an absence of 40 years, the world’s greatest artistic treasure, the Mona Lisa, again pays a visit to Japan. Asahina, the museum’s Asia Director, is assigned the task of strengthening its guard against the constant threat that the famous painting will be stolen. He recommends the brill...

  • Action
  • School

CROWS: EXPLODE

A month after Crows ZERO II, a new school year is beginning at Suzuran High. That means the start of another long uphill battle among new seniors for supremacy of the school. Gora seems closest to king of the hill, but his closely contested by rivals, Tetsuji Takagi, Satoshi Terajima and his 5-man g...

  • Action

LUPIN THE THIRD

In 48 B.C., Julius Caesar gave Cleopatra a diamond necklace as proof of his love for her. Over the centuries, this necklace became a legendary and highly-coveted treasure and symbol of ultimate beauty dubbed the Crimson Heart of Cleopatra (C.H.C). Inlaid with a ruby Red Diamond, the necklace was com...

  • For Women
  • Mystery
  • Thriller

MOZU Season 1 〜Night Cry of the MOZU〜 | MOZU Season 2 〜Phantom Wings〜

The crowning work of Go Osaka, one of Japan’s leading hard-boiled mystery writers, his series “Mozu” (Bull-headed shrike) has sold almost 700,000 copies to date.

【MOZU Season1: Night Cry of the Mozu】
Ace police officer of the public safety department plice, Kuraki (Hidetoshi Nishijima) who los...

  • Family

NAOKI HANZAWA

It was the height of the Japanese economic bubble when Naoki Hanzawa landed a coveted job in a major bank. But he finds the life of a banker to be a stormy one. As a loan officer section chief, Hanzawa works to finance the Nishi Osaka Steel company 5 million dollars at the insistence of his stubborn...

  • Family
  • Human
  • Tearjerker

Tonbi (Black Kite)

Late summer 1972. Truck driver, Yasu, is in the highest spirits singing to himself while working and restraining himself from his favorite hobbies of drinking and gambling. The reason? His wife is about to give birth to a son. Yasu himself never had parents to speak of, his mother having died while ...

  • Family
  • Human
  • Romance
  • Samurai
  • Science
  • Tearjerker

JIN (FINAL)

Two years have passed since Jin slipped through a time warp and landed in the Edo period at the end of the Tokugawa shogunate’s reign. Worried about the state of depression into which Saki has fallen, Jin pays a visit to her native home when it is revealed that her mother, Ei has been stricken with ...

  • Gameshow
  • Sports

Muscle Ranking

Real athletic competition is on display in this sports game show. A field of competitors that ranges from unknown amateurs to world class professional athletes provides remarkable stories of human spirit and achievement. The competition features incredibly challenging games that have been specially ...

  • Entertainment
  • Sports

American Ninja Warrior

American competitors try to do what few others have, conquer Mount Midoriyama.
Seasons 1, 2 and 3 each begin with hundreds of hopefuls who compete for a chance to travel to Japan to prove themselves on the world's most difficult obstacle course. The latest season takes place entirely in America, b...

  • Sports

Ninja Warrior

Divided into four extreme stages, 100 competitors face the ultimate test of strength and will in their quest to become champion. Many are called. Few are chosen. Who’s tough enough to become the next Ninja Warrior! Produced by Monster 9 and airing on Japan’s Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), Ninja Wa...

  • Food/Cooking

SAKABA: Bar Hopping Report by Rui Yoshida

This is a unique program that introduces “izakayas” (Japanese-style bars) in downtown Tokyo, where “any adult can drop by alone when ever he feels like it.” One izakaya began as a food stall 80 years ago, another one serves raw pork guts… Every izakaya serves its own unique variety of Japanese sake ...

  • Entertainment
  • Sports

SASUKE/KUNOICHI

SASUKE and KUNOICHI (all female version) are challenges of Olympic proportions that are designed to test the limits of human ability. Each program features 100 competitors who take on the enormous four stage course. The drama and tension are high as world class athletes struggle along side top amate...

  • Entertainment
  • Gameshow

Takeshi's Castle

The legendary audience participation variety program that took the entire world by storm! Laugh and cheer along with average citizens as they face a slew of challenging games!

전세계가 열광하는 시청자참가형 초인기 오락프로그램. 일반참가자가 여러 난관의 게임에 도전하는 모습이 웃음을 불러일으킨다!

全世界為之瘋狂的超人氣大型觀眾參加型綜藝節目,讓我們隨著各地來的挑戰者們一同闖不同的遊戲難關,一...

  • History
  • Nature

The World Heritage

TBS’s ”World Heritage,” is a 30-minute weekly documentary series that is registered by UNESCO under Natural Heritage, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Sciences. The program started in spring, 1996, and over a span of 10 years has covered about 560 topics around the world. To better convey the grandeur...

  • Entertainment
  • Gameshow

Tokyo Friendly Park II

A studio transformed into an amusement park is the setting for this celebrity-based game show. Well-known stars pair up to compete in games that test their knowledge, strength and coordination.

  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Gameshow

The Pyramid Derby

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 th...