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Captain FutureCaptain Future
NHK, 1978 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Anime
Rating: 4.5/5

Curtis Newton, aka Captain Future, is an orphan. His parents died in their artificial satellite while he was an infant. His father was a scientist, who has abandoned earth for the satellite to dedicate his life for science along with his aging friend the genius Dr Simon Wright. Wright senses his death, and decides to implant his brain in a mechanical container. They both manufactured a superior robot and an android. Captain future dedicated his life to fight evil along with his three men, the brain, android, and robot.


NHK DocumentariesNHK Documentaries
NHK, 1999 Running | Documentary

Various documentaries aired on the Japanese network NHK.


Tsukuritai Onna to Tabetai OnnaTsukuritai Onna to Tabetai Onna
NHK, 2022 Running | Drama, Romance, Cooking/Food

Cooking is how Nomoto de-stresses, but one day, she finds herself making way more than she can eat by herself. And so, she invites her neighbor Kasuga, who also lives alone. What will come out of this impromptu dinner invitation...?


Science ViewScience View
NHK, 2012 Running | Documentary, Talk Shows, News

In this program, Japanese scientists delve into the fascinating worlds of cutting-edge technology and the natural sciences. Innovators who contribute to manufacturing in Japan are also introduced.


10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki
NHK, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

An exclusive 4-part documentary chronicling the creative process of the legendary Japanese filmmaker. He is shown as a passionate artisan, a steadfast trailblazer, and a father butting heads with his son.


ErinErin
NHK, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation

In the war against neighboring countries, the Grand Duke's warriors use dragon-like beasts called Touda as weapons. Touda are admired across the nation and villages take great pride in breeding them. Erin lives in one such village with her mother, Soyon, who is the best beastinarian in the country. However, life in the village is not so straightforward: Soyon is also an Ariyo, a woman of the Mist People - a race that is feared by humans for its mystical abilities. So that she and Erin can stay in the village, Soyon must flawlessly fulfill her duty capturing and disciplining the Touda; but while Erin wants nothing more than to become a beastinarian, she also feels sorry for the Touda and recognizes that there's far more to them than meets the eye. Can Erin ever become an ordinary beastinarian when her deepest instincts tell her there is a better way to interact with the Touda?


Trails to TsukijiTrails to Tsukiji
NHK, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Cooking/Food, Documentary

"Trails to Tsukiji" is a show that focuses on Japanese food available at Tokyo's iconic Tsukiji Market where every kind of fresh food is gathered from around the country.


Gakuen AliceGakuen Alice
NHK, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance

Mikan Sakura grew up with her grandfather on the countryside of Japan. When her best friend, Hotaru, transfers to a prestigious school in Tokyo, Mikan follows her. The school is actually an elite Academy for gifted people with "Alices," an ability that is unique depending on the individual being. Once Mikan arrives to the gates of the school, she encounters an Alice teacher named Narumi, gets enrolled due to a series of events, and is told that she possesses a rare Alice. Despite her initial view of the so-called greatness to the school, Mikan slowly discovers that beneath the grand facade of the Academy, there is a never-ending stream of lies and buried secrets. The school's increasingly manipulative and sinister actions towards her make it a dangerous place to be. Little does Mikan know that her enrollment in Alice Academy set the gears in motion to an even greater tragedy.


Magical JapaneseMagical Japanese
NHK, 2021 Running | Documentary

Explore the richness and depth of the Japanese language and discover how words and expressions reflect history, culture and the natural world.


Cycle Around JapanCycle Around Japan
NHK, 2014 Running | Travel, Documentary

CYCLE AROUND JAPAN proposes a new journey of Japan, and provides useful information to enjoy the adventure on a bike. Join us on the trip to see inside of Japan that you won't find in the guidebooks.


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