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UFO BabyUFO Baby
NHK, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Miyu is an 8th grade girl, whose parents have been hired by NASA. They take off to America leaving Miyu with Mr. Saionji. Later, Mr. Saionji decides to go on a 1 year long trip to India leaving Miyu alone with his son, Kanata. More complications rise when an Alien baby and his babysitter pet crashes/lands in their house. To make things worse, alien baby starts calling Miyu and Kanata Mom and Dad, also showing ESP power and floating around.


Amazing DinoworldAmazing Dinoworld
NHK, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Dinosaur fossils hitherto discovered account only for 1% of all the dinosaurs that ever walked (or flew, or swam) the Earth. But in the last decade or so, findings in the remaining 99% have accelerated, adding brilliant color - literally - to their world. Based on the latest research, this two-part series recreates in gorgeous CGI not only what these creatures looked like, but also how they lived, fought, and died.


Journeys in JapanJourneys in Japan
NHK, 2010 Running | Travel, Documentary

Every week, Adeyto, Vincent, Sotaro and JJ travel around the country, meeting the people in each area and exploring the local culture. They discover fascinating aspects of Japan that are hard to find in a guide book.


Japan Railway JournalJapan Railway Journal
NHK, 2015 Running | Documentary

Discover the secrets of Japan's railways, from the newest technologies and systems in use, to travel tips and must-see places.


Grand Sumo HighlightsGrand Sumo Highlights
NHK, 2019 Running | Sports, Documentary, Martial Arts

Giving the world English highlights of the Grand Sumo Tournaments in Japan.


Uninhabited Planet SURVIVEUninhabited Planet SURVIVE
NHK, 2003 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

It is the 22nd century where anti-gravity and warp travel are commonplace. However, the green Earth only exists in history book, people live in space colonies instead. Luna is a transfer student whose parents passed away when she was young, leaving her alone with her robotic cat Chako. Her dream is to become space exploration expert like her parents. A mistake during a school trip strands her and six of her classmates on a seemingly uninhabited planet. Here she must lead the introvert Shaara, the mechanic expert Shingo, the quiet Kaoru, the spoiled Howard, the obedient Bell, and the prideful Menori in s battle for their survival.


Guin SagaGuin Saga
NHK, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation

"The seal will be broken after many years". In the land of Nospherus, four heroes embark on a patch of destiny that will weave a new legend. The story follows Guin, a powerful swordsman with a leopard head, the adolescent royal twins Remus and Rinda, and the young and ambitious mercenary named Istvan. The Guin Saga is an epic heroic fantasy in the same vein as Robert E. Howard's Conan, the Barbarian. More than a hundred manga books strong, Guin's saga has sold more than twenty-five million copies in Japan.


Cool JapanCool Japan
NHK, 2007 Running | Documentary, Talk Shows

Discovering what makes Japan cool! COOL JAPAN is a term that describes the growing international interest in Japan. From the worlds of fashion, anime, architecture to cuisine, the cultural aspects of Japanese society that have long been left undiscovered are starting to make a strong impact on global trends.


NHK DocumentaryNHK Documentary
NHK, 2015 Running | Documentary

Hard-hitting documentary series that takes an in-depth look at some of the political, economic, and social challenges that Japan and our world is facing.


Dog SignalDog Signal
NHK, 2023 Running | Anime, Animation

Miyu Samura has been forced to adopt a dog by his ex-girlfriend. But the dog is lively and Miyu doesn't know how to look after it. His meeting with the impressive dog trainer Shinichiro Niwa leads him to become Shinichiro's apprentice.


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