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Hey Handsome!!

A slapstick that could happen in any family...with a deep, abiding love at its heart!

Stubborn Gentaro Ito lives with his wife, Chizuru, in an old home in the earthy heart of Tokyo. The two have three daughters. The second oldest, Rika, lives in Osaka, married to Daisuke, a banker. The youngest d...

  • Human

Hideaki Anno: The Final Challenge of Evangelion

Anime's legendary Evangelion franchise is finally coming to an end. NHK spent four years with exclusive access to director Hideaki Anno, documenting the creative process behind the final installment, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time. For the first time, the camera is allowed inside Anno's stud...

  • Comedy
  • Drama (Series)
  • Food/Cooking
  • For Women
  • Romance

Heartbreak on a Plate

Sometime, the only thing that helps people get over a breakup is the taste of their favorite dish...
Set in real restaurants in Tokyo, the taste of the food gently embraces the women’s souls and kindly heals their broken hearts.
The main character, Miki (Alice Hirose), is a manga artist. She publi...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Family
  • For Women
  • Human
  • On-off drama
  • Romance

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Two boys met and fell in love with each other in their high school days.
It has been 13 years since they first met…
The two live in different places. Nagisa has left for Australia after breaking up with Shun. Nagisa got married with a woman and has a child, but they have difficulties to continu...

  • Comedy
  • Romance

Hold Me Back

Mitsuko (Non), who is now 31 years old, is getting used to living a single life. The reason why she enjoys her single life is because of a counselor “A” in her mind (inner conscience). Mitsuko always talks to “A” when she can’t make up her mind for human relationships, nor what to do with herself. ...

  • Comedy
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Human
  • Romance

Homeroom

Ranked number one overall by many e-bookstores! The school psycho/love comedy, “Homeroom”
Yuki Yamada, who is currently starring in two productions, takes on the role of the perverted stalker teacher!
At the same time, Yuki Yamada stars in the drama, “Sedai Wars.”
Since serialization began on Kod...

  • Human

HOTEL ROYAL

This film is based on a Shino Sakuragi’s master novel “Hotel Royal” which won the 149th Naoki Novel Prize.
Masayo is the only daughter of a family who owns Hotel Royal, a love hotel in Hokkaido, overlooking the Kushiro Marshland. Failing her entrance exam for art school, she reluctantly starts to ...

  • 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...

  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • For Women
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

Hokkaido style

A female reporter goes out for a short trip in Hokkaido.
This program is good for adults who wants to make their travel special, slow, relaxing and comfortable.

  • 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
  • History
  • Human

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum-- Passing Down Hiroshima's Memories

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum opened 10 years after the Atomic bomb was dropped, and it re-opened on April 25, 2019 after renovations. With a focus on real-life pictures, the museum displays mementos from those who perished, as well as pictures from the time of the bombing, and paintings from thos...

  • Human
  • Romance
  • Tearjerker

his ~I didn't think I would fall in love~

One day at the end of winter, two high school boys ran into each other.
Shun, a high school student who visited his father in Enoshima island and Nagisa, who love surfing hiding away in Enoshima island. Their friendship gradually changes in love. The two high school boys struggle to find their tru...

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HAGETAKA

After the collapse of the bubble, in 1997, a foreign capital fund suddenly appeared in Japan still struggling in the middle of the “lost decade”. Masahiko Washizu, the president of the fund, is fiercely criticized, but promotes and wins takeovers on major banks and elite corporations suffering from ...

  • Food/Cooking

HOKKAIDO AGRICULTURAL PARADISE NEXT

This is a very unique farmers’ show, introducing many agricultural products and dishes from Hokkaido, the largest farming area in Japan. As Hokkaido is the largest agricultural area in Japan, there are many kinds of farm produce such as rice, melon, watermelon, asparagus, potato, wheat, etc.

The ...

  • Comedy

Hotel on the Brink!

Staffed by sketchy people, this rock-bottom hotel is on the brink of bankruptcy! Out of nowhere, the ultimate shady guest arrives. This is the story of a hotel's "miraculous" transformation.

"Welcome to Hotel on the Brink!"

Nestled in the suburbs are the remnants of what was, in the old days, ...

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Hungry 9

Genre:Social Experiment

Behind a locked door, 9 people hungry to achieve the same goal play mind games to become the ultimate winner.
One goal, nine desperate aspirants, countless mind games to eliminate the rest and be the only winner. In a locked room, they have 24 hours to determine "the one,...

  • Human
  • Mystery

Heaven

Miyuki Miyabe is a popular best-selling author in a number of genres that include mystery, science fiction, and historical fiction.
A picture drawn by a small boy begins to unravel the mystery behind a single hidden truth.
Amidst anguish and conflict a family searches for its own paradise in this...

  • 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...

  • Gameshow

Hide-and Seek with Drones

Buy using the latest technology, conventional "hide-and-seek" has become an entirely fresh and thrilling game! The "it" is played by drones and they try to ambush the challengers!

The time limit for each round is 6 minutes and there are 3 challengers. The drones are operated by experts, and if th...

  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Reality
  • Travel

Hey TAXI! Teach me Best Cuisine!

Go around Kyushu, it looks for a delicious meal. Powerful helper in there! Taxi driver knows anything about local thing. Driver's recommendation, ask to introduce a cheap and delicious restaurant. No rehearsal, slapstick journey.

去九州去,寻找美味的一餐。 强大的帮手在那里! 出租车司机知道当地的事情。 司机的建议,要求介绍一个便宜又美味的餐厅。 没有排练,闹...

  • Human
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Suspense

Higashino Keigo Whose Is the Cuckoo's Egg?

WOWOW brings another Keigo Higashino novel to the TV screen with “ Whose Is the Cuckoo's Egg?”.
A medical suspense drama about genetics in sport, family bonds, talents and skills, and what it means to be truly happy. Higashino delves into the lives of those struggling with the conflict between busi...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature

Harvest! -Specialities of Niigata-(Japanese Title : 食彩の詩 season2 総集編)

This program will introduce you agricultural products and livestock products in Niigata with the voices of farmers who respect for nature.It also presents you special cooking recipe.
For example,Yukishita-Ninjin (carrots under the snow), farmers in Tsunan town forgot to harvest one fall. After snow...

  • Human
  • Mystery
  • Suspense

Higashino Keigo "HENSHIN"

Somebody’s brain is living inside of me.
Medical thriller based on the novel by Keigo Higashino which has sold over 1,250,000 copies.

人気作家・東野圭吾の125万部を越える傑作医療サスペンスをドラマ化。人間とは何か?愛するとは何か?心とは一体どこにあるのか?奇跡の医科学、禁断の技術を軸に、詩情溢れるあまりにも切ないラブストーリーが展開される。

  • Gameshow
  • Sports

Human Racing 人力歸家競賽 人レース

Pigeon Racing is a sport of releasing trained pigeons from the same place at the same time, and let them compete the speed of flying back.
Pigeon Racing is a competition based on Pigeon's homing instinct, however for this program, we will do the same with Humans! How strong can the homing instinct ...

  • Adventure
  • Nature

Hidden Gems: Brazils Land of Diamonds (Japanese Title : 封印されたダイヤモンドの大地~ブラジル)

Brazil, South America, is home to a region veiled in secrecy where until recently few were allowed to enter. The region's towering cliffs and tumbling waterfalls offer clues to a rich geological past, but the most sparkling secrets are hidden within the sand -- for this is a land of diamonds; a worl...

  • Comedy
  • Family
  • Food/Cooking
  • For Women
  • Romance

Hana's Lazy Meals

She loves to eat, but is hopeless at keeping house. Due to a job transfer, Hana’s beloved husband, Goro, is away from home. As a result, this housewife has grown a bit lazy. She’s hungry and looks in the pantry, but in her favorite words, the rice “is nigh(tingale) gone.” And the room is a mess. Han...

  • Nature

Home to Richly-Colored Birds: Terraced Rice Paddies of Bali

Thousands of beautiful terraced rice paddies line the base of Mount Agung, the highest mountain in Bali, Indonesia. It's a truly breathtaking scene. Because of the abundance of water, rice can be harvested three times a year here. These rice paddies are also an oasis for a wide variety of living cre...

  • Human

House of Quilt

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  • Mystery
  • Scripted Format

Heartbreak Insurance

“We will guarantee your romance for 1 million yen…”

A one-sided love that just won’t be realized… Everyone is scared of being hurt by a broken heart.

“Heartbreak Insurance” is a bet against love that pays out 10-fold, helping you heal in the case of heartbreak. It’s a non-refundable insuranc...

  • Nature

Hoppers in the Savanna -- Jackson's Widowbird, Kenya

n the African Savanna, there are birds that display a strange courtship behavior. They are the Jackson's widowbird. The males gather in the grassland and continuously jump up and down, using their splendid tail feathers to impress the females. While in the air, their long tail feathers catch the bre...

  • Entertainment
  • Scripted Format
  • Sports

Hana, The Pro-Golfer

With orders from her boss to attend, office temp Hana takes part in a round of golf with clients and wins with a hole-in-one. Unfortunately, this causes her to be fired for humiliating the president of the client company. Hana then meets golf coach Daigo, who sees talent in her and asks her if she w...

  • Nature

Havens of Harmony: Satoyama

Photographer Mitsuhiko Imamori has been traveling across Japan to visit and record the splendor of satoyama, an area where nature and human co-exist peacefully. Dedicated to portraying the people' s traditional lifestyles in satoyama, he feels that he must record them now, or they will be lost forev...

  • Nature

Hunter in Rural Japan: Grey-faced Buzzard

The grey-faced buzzard is found in the rural area of Tochigi Prefecture in central Japan. Compared with other birds of prey, the buzzard is not a very skillful hunter. It survives by taking full advantage of its habitat, the "satoyama," forest and land which are blessed with a biodiversity only mode...

  • Nature

Hunting Art of the Marsh Harrier

Rice paddies and water that supports the landscape constitute typical rural scenes in Japan. A variety of small animals live here as well as many birds of prey. Among these birds is the marsh harrier, a member of the hawk family. Skillfully using its habitat, the marsh harrier displays its artistic ...