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  • 11/27/15--19:10: KIKU — Channel 9
  • PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “853 (TBS),” premieres on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 9 p.m. 853 refers to the precinct where Detective Shinnosuke Kamo used to work. But this was before he accidentally shot a criminal in his custody. After that incident, Detective Kamo is reassigned to a smaller, rural jurisdiction. For 10 years, he keeps his nose to the grind, continuing to do great investigative work despite the demotion to a smaller police precinct. Until one day, he is called back to put his detective skills to work again in the 853. “Do You Remember Me? (NHK),” premieres on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. This is a suspense drama about five former school classmates who are reunited after each of them receives a mysterious email. The email is from a classmate who disappeared on a school trip over 20 years ago. Who sent the email? And why? As the five classmates try to investigate the source of the email, bad luck and misfortunes begin to occur. “The Interrogator (TV Asahi),” premieres on Monday, Dec. 7, at 9 p.m. Yukiko Makabe is the only female interrogator in a department full of men. Their job is to question suspects immediately after a crime, using interrogation skills and psycho-analysis to solve crimes. As the only female in the department, Yukiko has a different perspective and style from her colleagues. This brings her success in her interrogations of suspects, but Yukiko continues to be troubled by an unsolved cold case from years ago. “Losing Heaven,” premieres on Sunday, Dec. 27, at 5 p.m. Bridgette and Ellery are childhood best friends, and their bond becomes even stronger when Bridgette’s parents are killed, leaving her an orphan. Ellery’s father adopts Bridgette, making them sisters. The best friends/sisters grow up and attain careers they love. Everything is going well until Bridgette meets Jonas. Instantly, she falls in love with him, but he only has eyes for Ellery. After Ellery meets him, they fall in love and marry. Their happiness is shattered when they learn Ellery cannot conceive. Bridgette steps in and offers to be a surrogate mom through in-vitro, and births a daughter. Ellery gets into a car accident and is in a coma. Bridgette convinces Jonas to annul his marriage to Ellery for the sake of the baby and marry her. But what happens to the best friends/sisters if Ellery regains consciousness? “Chasing Moments,” Sunday at 6 p.m. A thrilling story about love and intertwined relationships. Alex and Cindy find love and inspiration in each other’s arms. However, when Cindy leaves to study abroad, though devastated, Alex decides he must continue his life and pursue his dreams of becoming a photo journalist. Janice, an older woman, works as an editor-in-chief at a famous tabloid, but her successful career is not mirrored in her personal life. Despite her age gap and social differences their special friendship grows into an unlikely romance. Things get more complicated when Alex learns that Janice is Cindy’s mother! “Oyaji Samurai (NHK),” Sunday at 8 p.m. One day, after drinking too much alcohol in a drinking contest, Kotoji fails to perform a major duty for his lord. As a result, he is released from service and becomes a wandering samurai. To avenge his lord, Kotoji comes up with a scheme to steal the lances (spears) that are the symbols of prestige for traveling processions of feudal families. He steals the lances of several families, which creates an unlikely alliance amongst them as they scheme to avenge their losses. In the series, Kotoji’s desire to settle down and spend the rest of his days quietly continues to be disrupted by samurai seeking revenge for the stolen lances. And as Kotoji finds himself picking up the sword again, he also deals with love and raising a child for the first time in his life, and begins to find a new meaning in life. “The Emperor’s Chef,” Sunday at 9 p.m. This is based on the true life story of Tokuzo Akiyama, head chef of the Imperial Household Ministry’s Cuisine Division from 1921 to 1989. As a young boy growing up in the country, Tokuzo tastes a new food and this awakens his awareness and interest in cooking. Tokuzo goes to Tokyo and Paris to pursue the culinary arts. Fighting against discrimination and prejudice, he becomes a chef at Hotel rits in Paris, the epitome of high society and luxury. At the young age of 26, he rises to become the Emperor’s Chef in Japan. “Kuru Kuru Japan,” Monday at 6:30 p.m. Delicious foods of Japan. Cultured salmon in Tottori, bonito cuisine in Kagoshima and more! “Soko ga Shiritai,” Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. The wildly popular docu-tainment/info-logue that takes you all over Japan seeking out everything from customs, to food and all things interesting. Satisfy your need to know! “Mother Class (TBS),” Monday at 8 p.m. When Kiko Kanbara’s 5-year-old son, Haruto, is admitted to a prestigious kindergarten, Kiko is unprepared for the reality of this school. High-end cars line up to drop their kids off, moms are dressed in fancy clothes, carrying brand-name bags and wearing heels and dripping with jewelry. As a poor single mom, Kiko is out of her element. But her unpretentious nature and down-to-earth personality slowly begins to change the thinking of the other mothers. “Hana Moyu,” Tuesday at 8 p.m. Hana Moyu means “burning flower,” and refers to the life of the main character, Fumi Sugi. Fumi was the younger sister of Shoin Yoshida, who was well-known for inspiring leaders in the Meiji restoration. They were part of the Choshu clan from Satsuma Prefecture, which is the birthplace of many of Japan’s political leaders. Fumi was a strong supporter of her brother and his philosophies, and much of the Choshu clan’s success can be attributed to the foundation laid by Shoin and Fumi. Playing the heroine Fumi is Mao Inoue, one of Japan’s up and coming actresses. “Hana Moyu” is the 54th Taiga drama from NHK. “Behind the Noren (Fuji),” Tuesday at 9 p.m. A noren is the short curtain often seen hanging at the entrance to a Japanese business. This is a family drama about the laughs, tears, and battles between a mother-in-law, the madam of an old-style Japanese inn (ryokan) and her new daughter-in-law, that go on behind the curtain. Naoko, a career woman working in Tokyo, marries the eldest son of a family that owns a distinguished traditional inn in Kanazawa. Naoko’s new mother-in-law, Shino, views her as an outsider and refuses to accept her. However, when Naoko’s husband Sosuke abruptly disappears one day, leaving behind a large debt, Naoko tells Shino about her plan to work at the inn to pay off Sosuke’s debts. “Omiya-san 7,” Thursday 8 p.m. Watase Tsunehiko plays the role of Torii Kazaburo, a detective who’s stuck in the data division of the Kyoto East Kamogawa station. He has the knack for solving cases that have turned up cold. His innocent looks hide a superior intellect that can store the details of old case files and help solve the unsolveable. You can’t hide anything from Watase-san! “Japan’s Local Secrets,” Friday at 9 p.m. and Saturday at 8 p.m. Although Japan is a relatively small country geographically, each prefecture has its own traditions, dialects, and . . . foods!!! This program takes us to the secret places throughout Japan known to the people of the area and introduces us to things unique to each place.

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  • 11/27/15--19:12: KBFD – Korean Programming
  • “The Legendary Witches,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./ re-airs Monday at 1:45 p.m. Soo-In, Bok-Nyeo, Poong-Geum and Mi-O were cellmates at a woman’s prison. The four women have their own stories on why they were there, but through bakery lessons, learned in prison, they open a bakery shop and compete against a large bakery company. Starring Ji-Hye Han, Seok-Jin Ha, Du-Shim Ko and Hyun-kyung Oh. “Root of the Throne,” Monday and Tuesday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:45 p.m. In the formation of every great nation, many battles are fought by those who have clashing ideologies and political views. It is said that during the establishment of the fledgling Chosun Dynasty, six dragons held vast powers and each fought for their political views. Starring Ah-In Yoo, Se-Kyung Shin, Yo-han Byun, Kyun-Sang Yoon and Myung-Min Kim.     “Returned & Revealed,” Monday-Thursday at 10:25 p.m.; re-airs Tuesday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. “The Town: The Uninvited,” Wednesday and Thursday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 2:45 p.m. There could be much more to a place than meets the eye. Achiara appears to be a nice, peaceful village where everyone gets along and there is no crime. But when So Yoon Han arrives to teach English at the local school, she makes a grisly discovery on her first day . . . She finds a dead body! With the help of the young police officer Woo Jae Park, So Yoon tries to investigate what happened to the dead man. As So Yoon and Woo Jae get closer to the truth, what other ugly secrets about the village will begin to surface? Starring: Geung-Young Moon, Sungjae Yook, Eun-Kyung Shin, Joo-Woon On and Hee-Jin Jang. “Wang’s Family,” Monday and Tuesday at 9:25 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. The Wang family faces a number of challenges: elitism; discrimination; children moving back home after living on their own during colleges; the power dynamics between husband, wife and family; and decisions about when to marry and have a baby given the financial difficulties in today’s Korean society. The first daughter had married into a well-off family, but after they went bankrupt she and the family had to move back to her parents’ home. The second daughter is also having financial difficulties as her husband is jobless, while the third daughter suddenly decided to quit her job. How will the family manage to survive such obstacles? Starring Yong Jang, Hae-Sook Kim, Moon-Hee Na, Dae-Chul Choi, Moon Ga-Young Moon, and Wong-Hong Choi. “Jeong Do-jeon,” Wednesday and Thursday at 9:25 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Set between late Koryo Dynasty and early Choson Dynasty period. Jung Do-Jeon plans for the new country of “Choson” and new culture as an influential advisor to King Taejo. Jung Do-Jeon resistance among those that want to keep Koryo. Starring Jae Hyun Jo, Yi Suk Kang, Dong Geun Yoo, Young Kyu Park, In Suk Suh, Ho Im and Jae Mo Ahn. “Identical Affairs,” Friday and Saturday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Saturday and Sunday at noon. Hae-Gang is a successful lawyer, but she wants to become more successful. Due to her ambitions, her relationship with her husband, Jin-Eon, deteriorates. At that his time, Jin-Eon meets Seol-Ri who attends the same graduate school. Her personality is pure and enthusiastic, like his wife Hae-Gang had in the past. Hae-Gang then has an accident and loses her memory. She meets Baek Seok and lives as her younger twin sister Yong-Gi. Starring: Hyun-Joo Kim, Jin-Hee Ji, Han-Byul Park and Kyu-Han Lee. “Oh No! My Mother-in-law Is My Niece Now,” Friday-Sunday at 9:25 p.m./ re-airs Saturday and Sunday at 1:15 p.m. and Monday at 12:20 p.m. Gyeong-Sook married a wealthy older man when she was 19 years old. Her mother-in-law, who gave her a hard time, died and her husband passed away a couple of years ago. She only depends on her son Jung-Soo who is a doctor. Her son Jung-Soo brings his girlfriend, Hyun-Joo. Gyeong-Sook disapproves of Hyun-Joo because of her poor family background. Nevertheless, Jung-Soo and Hyun-Joo marry. Gyeong-Sook gives Hyun-Joo a hard time. Then, Jung-Soo dies in a car accident. Gyeong-Sook and Hyun-Joo are no longer family. Gyeong-Sook and Hyun-Joo eventually both marry again. Through a twist of fate, Gyeong-Sook becomes Hyun-Joo’s daughter-in-law. Starring Hye-Ri Kim, Yi-Young Shim, Jung-Hyun Kim and Bo-Ryung Moon.

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  • 12/24/15--15:28: NGN3 January Movie Schedule
  • FRIDAY, JAN. 1 Midnight – Fate Deals the Card of Death 1:50 a.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 3:20 a.m. – The Young Animals 4:50 a.m. – First Love of Okon 6:20 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 8 a.m. – Yakuza Vassal 9:30 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 11:20 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 12:50 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 2:30 p.m. – Half a Confession 4:40 p.m. – Lord Mito 6:20 p.m. – Forty-seven Masterless Samurai, Part 1 8:10 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 9:50 p.m. – The Young Animals 11:20 p.m. – A Wad of Notes SATURDAY, JAN. 2 1 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 3 a.m. – The Transgressor 4:40 a.m. – Story of Pure Love 6:50 a.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 8:20 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 10:10 a.m. – Lord Mito 11:50 a.m. – Forty-seven Masterless Samurai, Part 1 1:40 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 3:10 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 4:50 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 6:30 p.m. – Forty-seven Masterless Samurai, Part 2 8 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 10 p.m. – Half a Confession SUNDAY, JAN. 3 12:10 a.m. – Yakuza Vassal 1:40 a.m. – She-Shogun 3:40 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 5:10 a.m. – Short and Fat 6:40 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 8:40 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 10:20 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii Noon – Forty-seven Masterless Samurai, Part 2 1:30 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 3 p.m. – The Young Animals 4:30 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 6:30 p.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 8:10 p.m. – The Protector 9:50 p.m. – The Transgressor 11:30 p.m. – First Love of Okon MONDAY, JAN. 4 1 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 2:40 a.m. – Half a Confession 4:50 a.m. – A Wad of Notes 6:30 a.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 8:10 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 10 a.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 11:40 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 1:40 p.m. – She-Shogun 3:40 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 5:20 p.m. – Story of Pure Love 7:30 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 9 p.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 10:50 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal TUESDAY, JAN. 5 12:20 a.m. – Lord Mito 2 a.m. – The Protector 3:40 a.m. – Short and Fat 5:10 a.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 6:50 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 8:30 a.m. – Lord Mito 10:10 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 11:50 a.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 1:40 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 3:20 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 5:20 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal 6:50 p.m. – She-Shogun 8:50 p.m. – The Human Trust 11:10 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6 12:50 a.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 2:20 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 4:10 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 5:40 a.m. – Short and Fat 7:10 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 8:40 a.m. – The Young Animals 10:10 a.m. – Short and Fat 11:40 a.m. – The Human Trust 2 p.m. – The Protector 3:40 p.m. – The Transgressor 5:20 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 6:50 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 8:30 p.m. – She-Shogun 10:30 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead THURSDAY, JAN. 7 12:10 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 2 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 3:30 a.m. – The Young Animals 5 a.m. – First Love of Okon 6:30 a.m. – The Transgressor 8:10 a.m. – Story of Pure Love 10:20 a.m. – Free and Easy 7 Noon – The Young Animals 1:30 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 3:10 p.m. – Lord Mito 4:50 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 6:30 p.m. – Half a Confession 8:40 p.m. – First Love of Okon 10:10 p.m. – Samurai Pirates FRIDAY, JAN. 8 12:10 a.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 1:50 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 3:40 a.m. – Half a Confession 5:50 a.m. – A Wad of Notes 7:30 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 9:30 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 11:10 a.m. – Samurai Pirates 1:10 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 2:50 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 4:30 p.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 6:10 p.m. – The Protector 7:50 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 9:40 p.m. – Lord Mito 11:20 p.m. – The Protector SATURDAY, JAN. 9 1 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 2:30 a.m. – The Young Animals 4 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 5:40 a.m. – Yakuza Vassal 7:10 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 8:40 a.m. – Short and Fat 10:10 a.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 11:50 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 1:50 p.m. – Short and Fat 3:20 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 5 p.m. – The Young Animals 6:30 p.m. – First Love of Okon 8 p.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 9:50 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal 11:20 p.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats SUNDAY, JAN. 10 12:50 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 2:40 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 4:20 a.m. – Lord Mito 6 a.m. – Yakuza Vassal 7:30 a.m. – She-Shogun 9:30 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 11:10 a.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 1 p.m. – The Transgressor 2:40 p.m. – Story of Pure Love 4:50 p.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 6:40 p.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 8:10 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 9:50 p.m. – Half a Confession MONDAY, JAN. 11 Midnight – Lord Mito 1:40 a.m. – The Protector 3:20 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 5:10 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 6:40 a.m. – Story of Pure Love 8:50 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 10:20 a.m. – She-Shogun 12:20 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 2 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 4 p.m. – High School Super Heroine 5:40 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 7:20 p.m. – The Young Animals 8:50 p.m. – Half a Confession 11 p.m. – A Wad of Notes TUESDAY, JAN. 12 12:40 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 2:30 a.m. – The Transgressor 4:10 a.m. – First Love of Okon 5:40 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 7:20 a.m. – Yakuza Vassal 8:50 a.m. – She-Shogun 10:50 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 12:20 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 2 p.m. – Lord Mito 3:40 p.m.– The Protector 5:20 p.m. – Samurai Pirates 7:20 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 9 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 11 p.m. – High School Super Heroine WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13 12:40 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 2:10 a.m. – The Young Animals 3:40 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 5:30 a.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 7 a.m. – Short and Fat 8:30 a.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 10:10 a.m. – First Love of Okon 11:40 a.m. – Samurai Pirates 1:40 p.m. – High School Super Heroine 3:20 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal 4:50 p.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 6:30 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 8:30 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 10:10 p.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death THURSDAY, JAN. 14 Midnight – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 1:30 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 3:20 a.m. – The Young Animals 4:50 a.m. – First Love of Okon 6:20 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 8 a.m. – Half a Confession 10:10 a.m. – A Wad of Notes 11:50 a.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 1:30 p.m. – The Transgressor 3:10 p.m. – Story of Pure Love 5:20 p.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 7:10 p.m. – Gale of Tokaido 8:40 p.m. – High School Super Heroine 10:20 p.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow FRIDAY, JAN. 15 12:10 a.m. – She-Shogun 2:10 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 3:50 a.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 5:30 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 7:20 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 8:50 a.m. – Short and Fat 10:20 a.m. – Half a Confession 12:30 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 2:10 p.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 4 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal 5:30 p.m. – Story of Pure Love 7:40 p.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 9:40 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 11:40 p.m. – Half a Confession SATURDAY, JAN. 16 1:50 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 3:40 a.m. – The Transgressor 5:20 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 6:50 a.m. – The Young Animals 8:20 a.m. – First Love of Okon 9:50 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 11:30 a.m. – Lord Mito 1:10 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 3:10 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 4:50 p.m. – Lord Mito 6:30 p.m. – Short and Fat 8 p.m. – The Human Trust 10:20 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal 11:50 p.m. – She-Shogun SUNDAY, JAN. 17 1:50 a.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 3:20 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 5:10 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 6:50 a.m. – Half a Confession 9 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 10:30 a.m. – Short and Fat Noon – The Human Trust 2:20 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 4 p.m. – First Love of Okon 5:30 p.m. – Samurai Pirates 7:30 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 9 p.m. – The Young Animals 10:30 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard MONDAY, JAN. 18 12:10 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 2 a.m. – The Protector 3:40 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 5:30 a.m.– Half a Confession 7:40 a.m. – A Wad of Notes 9:20 a.m. – Samurai Pirates 11:20 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 1 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 3 p.m. – High School Super Heroine 4:40 p.m. – She-Shogun 6:40 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 8:20 p.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 10:10 p.m. – Gale of Tokaido 11:40 p.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze TUESDAY, JAN. 19 1:40 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 3:10 a.m. Lord Mito 4:50 a.m. – The Protector 6:30 a.m. – The Young Animals 8 a.m. – First Love of Okon 9:30 a.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 11:10 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 1 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 2:40 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 4:40 p.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 6:30 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal 8 p.m. – Lord Mito 9:40 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 11:40 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20 1:30 a.m. – The Transgressor 3:10 a.m. – Yakuza Vassal 4:40 a.m. – She-Shogun 6:40 a.m. – First Love of Okon 8:10 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 9:50 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 11:30 a.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 1:20 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 3:20 p.m. – Half a Confession 5:30 p.m. – She-Shogun 7:30 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 9:10 p.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 10:40 p.m. – Lifetime Insecurity THURSDAY, JAN. 21 12:30 a.m. – Story of Pure Love 2:40 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 4:40 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 6:20 a.m. – Half a Confession 8:30 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 10:30 a.m.– High School Super Heroine 12:10 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 1:50 p.m. – Lord Mito 3:30 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 5 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 6:40 p.m. – The Human Trust 9 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 10:40 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal FRIDAY, JAN. 22 12:10 a.m. – She-Shogun 2:10 a.m. – First Love of Okon 3:40 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 5:20 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 6:50 a.m. – The Young Animals 8:20 a.m. – Short and Fat 9:50 a.m. – The Human Trust 12:10 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 1:50 p.m. – The Young Animals 3:20 p.m. – Half a Confession 5:30 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 7:10 p.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 8:50 p.m. – Lord Mito 10:30 p.m. – Gale of Tokaido SATURDAY, JAN. 23 Midnight – Short and Fat 1:30 a.m. – Lord Mito 3:10 a.m. – The Protector 4:50 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 6:40 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 8:10 a.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 9:40 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 11:30 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 1:30 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 3 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 4:40 p.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 6:30 p.m. – First Love of Okon 8 p.m. – Samurai Pirates 10 p.m. – The Transgressor 11:40 p.m. – Story of Pure Love SUNDAY, JAN. 24 1:50 a.m. – Short and Fat 3:20 a.m.– The Shogun’s Guard 5 a.m. – The Protector 6:40 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 8:30 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 10:30 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 12:10 p.m. – Samurai Pirates 2:10 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 3:50 p.m. – Half a Confession 6 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 7:40 p.m. – High School Super Heroine 9:20 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal 10:50 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii MONDAY, JAN. 25 12:30 a.m. – Half a Confession 2:40 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 4:20 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 6 a.m. – The Transgressor 7:40 a.m. – Story of Pure Love 9:50 a.m. – The Young Animals 11:20 a.m. – First Love of Okon 12:50 p.m. – Short and Fat 2:20 p.m. – The Human Trust 4:40 p.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 6:30 p.m. – Gale of Tokaido 8 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 9:40 p.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 11:20 p.m. – The Protector TUESDAY, JAN. 26 1 a.m. – The Transgressor 2:40 a.m. – She-Shogun 4:40 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 6:20 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 7:50 a.m. – The Young Animals 9:20 a.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 11 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 1 p.m. – The Human Trust 3:20 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 5 p.m. – Gale of Tokaido 6:30 p.m. – Short and Fat 8 p.m. – The Cave of the Vampire Bats 9:30 p.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 11:20 p.m. – The Young Animals WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27 12:50 a.m. – First Love of Okon 2:20 a.m. – Yakuza Vassal 3:50 a.m. – She-Shogun 5:50 a.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 7:30 a.m. – Half a Confession 9:40 a.m. – The Young Animals 11:10 a.m. – First Love of Okon 12:40 p.m. – Half a Confession 2:50 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 4:30 p.m. – Lord Mito 6:10 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 8:10 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 9:50 p.m. – The Young Animals 11:20 p.m. – She-Shogun THURSDAY, JAN. 28 1:20 a.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 3 a.m. – Lord Mito 4:40 a.m. – The Protector 6:20 a.m. – A Wad of Notes 8 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 10 a.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn Noon – Half a Confession 2:10 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Ninja 3:40 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 5:20 p.m. – Gale of Tokaido 6:50 p.m. – Short and Fat 8:20 p.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 10 p.m. – Lord Mito 11:40 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard FRIDAY, JAN. 29 1:20 a.m. – Fate Deals the Card of Death 3:10 a.m. – Story of Pure Love 5:20 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 7:20 a.m. – The Protector 9 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 10:50 a.m. – The Transgressor 12:30 p.m. – Story of Pure Love 2:40 p.m. – She-Shogun 4:40 p.m. – The Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 6:20 p.m. – High School Super Heroine 8 p.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 9:50 p.m. – A Wad of Notes 11:30 p.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance SATURDAY, JAN. 30 1:10 a.m. – The Young Animals 2:40 a.m. – First Love of Okon 4:10 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 6 a.m. – The Transgressor 7:40 a.m. – Lifetime Insecurity 9:30 a.m. – Gale of Tokaido 11 a.m. – I’ll Give It My All . . . Tomorrow 12:50 p.m. – Yakuza Vassal 2:20 p.m. – Samurai Pirates 4:20 p.m. – Dancing in Hawaii 6 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 8 p.m. – Tora-san’s Shattered Romance 9:40 p.m. – Lord Mito 11:20 p.m. – The Protector SUNDAY, JAN. 31 1 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 3 a.m. – High School Super Heroine 4:40 a.m. – A Wad of Notes 6:20 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2 8:20 a.m. – First Love of Okon 9:50 a.m. – Samurai Pirates 11:50 a.m. – Short and Fat 1:20 p.m. – The Shogun’s Guard 3 p.m.– Lord Mito 4:40 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer & Autumn 6:40 p.m. – Valiant Red Peony: You Are Dead 8:20 p.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 10 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers, Parts 1 & 2

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  • 12/24/15--15:32: KBFD – Korean Programming
  • “The Legendary Witches,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./ re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Soo-In, Bok-Nyeo, Poong-Geum and Mi-O were cellmates at a woman’s prison. The four women have their own stories on why they were there, but through bakery lessons, learned in prison, they open a bakery shop and compete against a large bakery company. Starring Ji-Hye Han, Seok-Jin Ha, Du-Shim Ko and Hyun-kyung Oh. “Root of the Throne,” Monday and Tuesday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:15 p.m. In the formation of every great nation, many battles are fought by those who have clashing ideologies and political views. It is said that during the establishment of the fledgling Chosun Dynasty, six dragons held vast powers and each fought for their political views. Starring Ah-In Yoo, Se-Kyung Shin, Yo-han Byun, Kyun-Sang Yoon and Myung-Min Kim. “Returned & Revealed,” Monday-Thursday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Tuesday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. “Remember,” Wednesday and Thursday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 2:15 p.m. Jin-Woo has the condition of Hyperthymesia which allows him to remember almost every day in perfect detail. To prove the innocence of his father, Jin-Woo becomes a lawyer. He struggles to prove his father’s innocence, but he begins to lose his memory due to Alzheimer’s. Starring Seung-Ho Yoo, Min-Young Park, Sung-Woong Park, Min Namgung, Hye-Seong Jung and Kwang-Leol Jeon. “Wang’s Family,” Monday and Tuesday at 10 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. The Wang family faces a number of challenges: elitism; discrimination; children moving back home after living on their own during colleges; the power dynamics between husband, wife and family; and decisions about when to marry and have a baby given the financial difficulties in today’s Korean society. The first daughter had married into a well-off family, but after they went bankrupt she and the family had to move back to her parents’ home. The second daughter is also having financial difficulties as her husband is jobless, while the third daughter suddenly decided to quit her job. How will the family manage to survive such obstacles? Starring Yong Jang, Hae-Sook Kim, Moon-Hee Na, Dae-Chul Choi, Moon Ga-Young Moon, and Wong-Hong Choi. “Good Doctor,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Shi Ohn Park has autistic disorder and a savant syndrome. Although he has the mentality of a 10 year old, he has amazing ability of 3D visualization of the human anatomy and memory of everything he reads. His ability gives him the exceptional skills as a pediatric specialist. However, due to discrimination by society, he has to overcome all these to succeed. He was also abused by his father and abandoned by his mother. Worse is he also feels at fault over his brother’s death. Will he overcome all these discrimination? Will he also find love? Will he find acceptance? Starring Won Joo, Moon Chae Won, Sang Wook Joo and Min Seo Kim. “Identical Affairs,” Friday and Saturday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Saturday and Sunday at noon. Hae-Gang is a successful lawyer, but she wants to become more successful. Due to her ambitions, her relationship with her husband, Jin-Eon, deteriorates. At that his time, Jin-Eon meets Seol-Ri who attends the same graduate school. Her personality is pure and enthusiastic, like his wife Hae-Gang had in the past. Hae-Gang then has an accident and loses her memory. She meets Baek Seok and lives as her younger twin sister Yong-Gi. Starring: Hyun-Joo Kim, Jin-Hee Ji, Han-Byul Park and Kyu-Han Lee. “Oh No! My Mother-in-law Is My Niece Now,” Friday-Sunday at 9:20 p.m./ re-airs Saturday and Sunday at 1:15 p.m. and Monday at 12:20 p.m. Gyeong-Sook married a wealthy older man when she was 19 years old. Her mother-in-law, who gave her a hard time, died and her husband passed away a couple of years ago. She only depends on her son Jung-Soo who is a doctor. Her son Jung-Soo brings his girlfriend, Hyun-Joo. Gyeong-Sook disapproves of Hyun-Joo because of her poor family background. Nevertheless, Jung-Soo and Hyun-Joo marry. Gyeong-Sook gives Hyun-Joo a hard time. Then, Jung-Soo dies in a car accident. Gyeong-Sook and Hyun-Joo are no longer family. Gyeong-Sook and Hyun-Joo eventually both marry again. Through a twist of fate, Gyeong-Sook becomes Hyun-Joo’s daughter-in-law. Starring Hye-Ri Kim, Yi-Young Shim, Jung-Hyun Kim and Bo-Ryung Moon.

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  • 12/24/15--15:37: KIKU – Channel 9
  • NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL PROGRAMS PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “The 66th Annual Red and White Song Contest,” airs on Friday, Jan. 1, from 5-10 p.m. Köhaku Uta Gassen, more commonly known simply as Köhaku, is an annual music show produced by Japanese broadcaster NHK. The “Red and White Song Contest” is a program that divides the most popular music artists of the year into competing teams of red and white. The red team is composed of all female artists (or groups with female vocals), while the white team is all male (or groups with male vocals). A performance on Köhaku is said to be the highlight of a singer’s career because of the show’s large reach and status. Köhaku airs in Japan on New Year’s Eve, with the announcement of the winning team taking place at midnight. In Hawai‘i, Köhaku has become a television viewing tradition on New Year’s night, and 2016 marks the 66th year since the program’s inception. “Big Guys With One Dish Tour,” airs on Saturday, Jan. 2, from 7-8:30 p.m. Actor/comedian Hidehiko Ishizuka (the “Fat Detective”) and former sumo wrestler Furiwake Oyakata travel around Japan doing what they do best: EATING!!! The friendly but fun competition they have to see who gets to eat each area’s specialty makes this show even more fun to watch. “Journey to the Moon,” Saturday, Jan. 2, from 8:30-10 p.m. What is destiny? When a series of circumstances bring two people together, is it meant to be? Ryota Shinozaki works for a publishing house, and has traveled to a remote town in the mountainous region of Gifu to meet with an author and pick up his latest work. When he arrives at the train station for his return trip, Ryota notices a blind woman in the waiting area. As he waits for his train, a series of circumstances keeps bringing Ryota and the woman, Rio, together. Finally, Rio confesses she was not at the station to catch a train, but rather, she was there waiting for someone. “Hanamoyu,” airs on Sunday, Jan. 3, and Tuesday, Jan. 5, from 7-8 p.m. The 54th NHK taiga drama “Hana Moyu” about the impactful, if somewhat obscure, life of Fumi Sugi (played by popular Japanese actress Mao Inoue). Born in 1843, Fumi is the 4th daughter in the Sugi family, and the younger sister of Bakumatsu-era, Choshu Domain philosopher Shoin Yoshida, the well-known educator and activist who helped spur the Meiji Restoration. After his imprisonment and execution, Fumi continues to influence others to support Shoin’s ideas and teachings during the troubling times at the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate.  Many future government leaders emerged from the Choshu Domain, and their successes could be attributed to her strong spirit and determination behind the scenes. “My Home, My Town,” airs on Sunda, Jan. 3, from 8-10 p.m. Ippo and Honoka Sakurai grew up in a seaside town and have happy memories of their childhood playing near the ocean. But those memories faded after their father walked out on the family 20 years ago. And now, although Ippo’s job involves lending support to lonely clients with emotional scars, he himself has difficulty with relationships. He does not even keep in contact with his sister Honoka although they both live and work in Tokyo. One day, Honoka returns to the family home to announce she is engaged. Ippo happens to return home at the same time. And everyone is shocked when their father shows up unannounced. “Madame Butterfly,” airs on Monday, Jan. 4, Wednesday, Jan. 6, and Thursday, Jan. 7, from 7-8 p.m. Cho-Cho is a young woman growing up under her mother and grandmother’s tutelage after the death of her samurai father. After their sudden death, however, Cho-Cho finds herself without the means to support herself, and is adopted by a wealthy family that owns a brothel in Nagasaki. Her adoptive stepmother promises to continue Cho-Cho’s education, but when she dies unexpectedly, Cho-Cho is forced to become a geisha. As an apprentice geisha, Cho-Cho meets Franklin, an American naval officer. Seeing in him the samurai spirit of her own father, Cho-Cho marries Franklin. But for Franklin, the marriage is nothing but a relationship of convenience. Puccini’s tragic opera “Madame Butterfly” is given new life as a TV drama, starring Aoi Miyazaki, who played Atsuhime in the NHK taiga drama of the same name. “Justice is Blind,” airs on Monday, Jan. 4, from 8-10 p.m. Kensuke Okouchi is blind, but became a lawyer because of his strong desire to help the weak. One day, a woman named Satomi comes to see Kensuke seeking a divorce. Satomi wishes to end her marriage due to domestic violence, but is unsure whether a blind attorney has the ability to represent her. “Chushingura,” airs on Tuesday, Jan. 5, from 8-10 p.m. Ronin are samurai without a leader, and the story of the 47 ronin is perhaps one of the most famous in the history of the samurai. The story begins with a feud between Yoshinaka Kira, a chief protocol officer of the Shogun, and Takumi Asano, who was hand-picked by the Shogun to act as his representative with members of the Imperial family. Kira resented having to train Asano, and often sought ways to embarrass him. After one such incident, Asano drew his sword on Kira, but did not kill him. Because acts of aggression were forbidden within the palace, Asano was then ordered to commit suicide. After his death, Asano’s lands and property were confiscated, and his retainers became ronin. Vowing to avenge their lord, the ronin patiently waited for a year, until Kira’s guard was down, before they attacked his compound, killing Kira and avenging their lord. For this act, the ronin were ordered to commit suicide. But their story lives on for its example of loyalty and the samurai code of bushido. “The Last Witness,” airs on Wednesday, Jan. 6, from 8-10 p.m. Sadato Sakata was a highly regarded public prosecutor but now has his own law practice and specializes in criminal cases. One day, Sadato accepts a request to defend a successful businessman accused of murdering a woman he was having an affair with. The crime appears open and shut: fingerprints, bloodstains, and security camera footage all indicate Kuniaki Shimazu is guilty. But Shimazu insists he is innocent, and Sadato’s intuition leads him to accept the case. “Orange: Risking It All,” airs on Thursday, Jan. 7, from 8-10 p.m. Men in orange uniforms represent the fire department’s Special Rescue Team, an elite force only three percent of firefighters are qualified to join. The challenges firefighters in orange encounter are incredible, but the rigorous conditions they must first pass to get into orange are equally demanding. Yuuchi Kohinata, himself a former “Orange” member, trains potential firefighters for acceptance into Orange. Kohinata is both haunted and driven by his own experience responding to victims of the 1995 Kobe earthquake. “High School Chorus” (TBS), premieres on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 8 p.m. At one time, the chorus club at Omotesando High School was famous for its top-notch program. As high school students, both of Makoto Kagawa’s parents were part of the club, and their many positive memories of high school are centered around their chorus experiences. So when the Kagawa family moves to Tokyo, joining the club becomes Makoto’s dream. But things are not as they once were. The club barely has any members, and its instructor, who ironically first taught Makoto to sign, has lost his passion. Can Makoto be the catalyst for the club’s revival? “Age Harassment (TV Asahi),” premieres on Monday, Jan. 18, at 8 p.m. Emiri Yoshii has it all: brains, youth, and beauty. She lands a position in a top rated trading company and seems to be on the fast track for success. But she quickly realizes the old guard of the department she’s in is only paying lip service to equality in the workplace, and all they see is her youth and beauty. To make matters worse, she also becomes the target of jealousy from older female staff. Will Emiri be able to change the mentality of her company? “Homicide Team 9 – Season 5 (TV Asahi),” premieres on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. Homicide Team 9 which is composed by the few elites, is the most unusual team in criminal investigation divisions of the Metropolitan Police Department. They are always the top as criminal arrest rate. They try to solve criminal cases with struggling and cooperating each other. “Big Family in a Small Village, Part 1,” airs on Sunday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. In a tiny little mountain village located in the Miyoshi district of Tokushima prefecture on Shikoku island lives a family of 14 people: mother, father, three sons, eight daughters, and a grandmother. The scenery is beautiful: blue skies, green forests, and clear streams filled with fish. Nature provides fertile soil for growing vegetables, and there isn’t a more idyllic spot to live. See how the Big Family survives in their little village, growing their own food, living in their isolated little village, away from the hustle and bustle of modern Japan. “Doctors Special, Part 1” (TV Asahi), airs on Sunday, Jan. 31, at 9 p.m. A two hour special based on the popular Doctors series about Kousuke Sagara, a highly skilled surgeon working at a corrupt hospital. There is a kind side to Kousuke that is evident in his dealings with his patients, but behind his skill and kindness lies a mysterious dark side.

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  • 12/24/15--15:45: NGN — Digital Channel 677
  • PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE NGN FREEVIEW SPECIALS FOR 2016 from Dec. 30 to Jan. 3 “5 to 9 – Watashi ni Koishita Obosan,” airs on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 7:35 and 10:30 p.m.; repeats Thursday, Dec. 31, at 8:40 a.m. Junko (Satomi Ishihara) is a part-time teacher at an English school who dreams of one day working in New York. Junko strives hard to achieve her dreams, but New York seems a far distant reality. And she hasn’t had much luck with romance for a while either. But things suddenly start to change when one day, Junko encounters a handsome Tokyo University graduate monk Takane (Tomohisa Yamashita) at a funeral service. Junko accidentally knocks over the bowl of ashes, which falls right onto the head of Takene — probably the worst impression anyone could make. After such an incident, Junko figures she would never see him again. However, the two end up meeting again in a matchmaking session set up by Junko’s aunt. “Sakura Sakura,” airs on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 8:45 p.m.; repeats on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 9:50 a.m. This is the story of a beautiful weeping cherry tree and a couple that lives in an isolated corner of Japan. The only house remaining in Aino is of the Takezaki family, consisting of Grandpa Isamu (78), Grandma Ichiko (76) and their dog. The day the Takezakis have been waiting for all year has finally arrived. Today is the day when many visitors will come to view “Aino no Hana” (Flower of Aino), the weeping cherry tree that Grandpa Isamu planted in his youth. Just for one day of the year, their house turns into an amusement park! (A sister-state Ehime program) “Mogitate TV,” airs on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 9:35 p.m.; repeats on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 7:30 a.m. “Mogitate TV,” is one of the longest-running local TV talk shows from Nankai Hoso, RNB. The show introduces a wide range of local finds and experiences, including hole-in-the-wall eateries, unique events and traditions. Experience the everyday life of people in Ehime, a sister state of Hawai‘i, through “Mogitate TV.” (A sister-state Ehime program) “Date Special 2015,” airs in three episodes: Thursday, Dec. 31 to Saturday, Jan. 2 at 7:35 p.m.; repeats on Dec. 31 to Jan. 2 at 10 p.m. and Jan. 1 to Jan. 3 at 8:40 a.m. Yoriko and Takumi are back! After Yoriko (Anne) and Takumi (Hiroki Hasegawa) had their 35th date at the site of the Yokohama fireworks display, they worked on drafting a marriage contract again. At that time, they realized that they forgot to insert a section about infidelity, but concluded it would not be necessary for them. The marriage contract was finally completed; they reached an agreement to marry. Glowing with pleasure, Yoriko raises the thick marriage contract, which she is really proud of, and considers it as the “ideal model.” One month later, Yoriko is waiting for her admirer Washio at Yokohama’s Yamashita Park. He asks if she has any regrets, and she replies that she is excited. The two of them get into his car. At the same moment, Takumi is walking in a hot spring district with Hikono, who is beautiful in a Japanese kimono. He watches her profile in fascination as she eats an ice cream. Meeting his gaze, she stares back at him shyly. “Gurutto J:COM Tankentai,” airs on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 8:30 p.m.; repeats on Friday, Jan. 1 at 9:35 a.m. The “J:COM expedition team” reports on landmarks, restaurants and local events. Learn about a Fukuoka you didn’t know existed in this community-based program that helps you find a new “Fukuoka!” In this episode, former Gov. George Ariyoshi visits their studio to be interviewed! (A sister-state Fukuoka program) “Mentai Piriri,” airs on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 9:15 p.m.; repeats on Friday, Jan. 1 at 10:20 a.m. Toshiyuki runs his own grocery store “Fukunoya” in Fukuoka. He remembers “Mentai,” a taste that brings back good memories, and tries to recreate it on his own. His family and workers are dragged into Toshiyuki’s “Mentai” making madness and all the troubles that come along with it. However the “Mentai” that he is trying to recapture, actually strengthens the bond of “Fukunoya.” (A sister-state Fukuoka program) “Jiyu Jikan – Jinja Meguri,” airs on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 9:50 p.m.; repeats on Friday, Jan. 1, at 7:30 a.m. Shrines in Fukuoka including Dazaifu Tenmangu are visited. “Jinja Meguri” teaches you how to visit and respect shrines properly including how to wash your hands or bow! Enjoy this informative program. (A sister-state Fukuoka program) “Okinawa BON!!,” airs on Friday, Jan. 1, at 8:30 p.m.; repeats on Saturday, Jan. 2, at 9:30 a.m. In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the sister state relationship between Okinawa and Hawai‘i, “Okinawa BON!!” from RBC (Ryukyu Hoso) is featured in the Sister State TV lineup with a special introduction by Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga. “Okinawa BON!!” is a fun, family-friendly program and a great way to learn more about Okinawa’s fashionable stores, popular restaurants, and latest trends. (A sister-state Okinawa program) “Okinawa Shunkashuto Minyo Song Festival,” airs on Friday, Jan. 1, at 9 p.m.; repeats on Saturday, Jan. 2, at 10:10 a.m. “Minyo Kohaku Utagassen” has been held every year for 50 years. The best of Okinawa Minyo (traditional folk Music) is spotlighted in “Okinawa Shunkashuto.” Okinawa Minyo reflects Okinawa’s culture and history. Enjoy these authentic Okinawa Minyo singers’ soulful songs. (A sister-state Okinawa program) “Must See Hiroshima – A Three-Day Trip to Miyajima,” airs on Saturday, Jan. 2, at 8:30 p.m.; repeats on Sunday, Jan. 3, at 8:40 a.m. “This is not some rushed overnight trip! Let us take you on a leisurely journey to savor the sights and tastes of such places as Miyajima where you can indulge in the charms of the World Heritage site, one of Japan’s most famous landmarks. We visit Itsukushima Shrine and the holy mountain of Mt. Misen established by the Priest Kukai (Kobo Daishi), founder of the Shingon sect of Buddhism. Some local restaurants and specialty stores are visited along the way. (A sister-state Hiroshima program) “Okonomiyaki Kiko,” airs on Saturday, Jan. 2, at 9:30 p.m.; repeats on Sunday, Jan. 3, at 9:35 p.m. “Okonomiyaki Kiko” (In Search of Okonomiyaki) is a show from HTV in Hiroshima Prefecture. The soul food of Hiroshima is Okonomiyaki. There are more than 1,800 Okonomiyaki restaurants in Hiroshima Prefecture, and in this show some of the most popular ones are visited. It’s a gourmet adventure that will thrill and move you! (A sister-state Hiroshima program) “Miracle Road to Nagaoka Fireworks with ‘Shiragiku’ and ‘Phoenix,’” airs on Sunday, Jan. 3, at 8:30 p.m. Learn about the life of firework artist Seiji Kase, who has made fireworks to honor those who died during the bombings of World War II and to promote the rebuilding of Niigata Prefecture after a major earthquake. What was the motivation behind the creation of his pure “White Chrysanthemum” fireworks? NGN3 New Year Traditional Programs Dec. 31, 7:40 p.m.: “Hibari Ohako Benten Kozo (Hibari’s Favorite),” 1960 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 14 minutes. Directed by Yasushi Sasaki. Starring Hibari Misora, Kotaro Satomi and Tomisaburo Wakayama. Kikunosuke, a young temple servant, turns to his mother, Ofuji, for protection after being wrongly accused of murder. However Ofuji decides to turn her son into the police to collect a monetary reward. Devastated by this betrayal, Kikunosuke escapes to Edo in hopes of starting over. Once there, he takes on the name, “Benten Kozo” and soon joins a gang led by Nihon Daemon, which will later be known as the Shiranami Goninotoko. Jan. 1, 6:20 p.m. and Jan. 2 at 11:50 a.m.: “Chushingura Dai-ichibu: Ouka no Maki” Jan. 2, 6:30 p.m. and Jan. 3 at noon: “Chushingura Dai-nibu: Kikka no Maki” Featuring an all-star cast, this legendary classic is a holiday tradition in Japan that the old-timers look forward to watching. Relive the emotional ties and sense of loyalty felt by Hawai‘i’s Issei and Nisei Japanese Americans, inspired by the famous story of the 47 ronin. “Chushingura Dai-ichibu Ouka no Maki (Forty Seven Masterless Samurai, Part 1),” 1959 samurai film, 1 hour and 39 minutes. Starring Chiezo Kataoka, Ryutaro Otomo, Chiyonosuke Azuma, Hashizo Okawa, Hibari Misora and Utaemon Ichikawa. A famous story of 47 loyal vassals of the Ako clan taking a revenge on their enemy. A must-see all star cast version. “Chushingura Dai-nibu Kikka no Maki (Forty Seven Maserless Samurai, Part 2),” 1959 samurai film, 1 hour and 23 minutes. Directed by Sadatsugu Matsuda. Starring Chiezo Kataoka, Ryutaro Otomo, Chiyonosuke Azuma, Hashizo Okawa, Hibari Misora and Utaemon Ichikawa. Conclusion of the famous 47 loyal vassals of the Ako clan. PREMIERE SHOWINGS AND SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S PROGRAMS “Okinawa Shunkashoto Minyo Song Festival,” airs on Friday, Jan. 2, at 9 p.m. “Minyo Kohaku Utagassen” has been held every year for 50 years. The best of Okinawa Minyo (traditional folk Music) is spotlighted in “Okinawa Shunkashuto.” Okinawa Minyo reflects Okinawa’s culture and history. Enjoy these authentic Okinawa Minyo singers’ soulful songs. Fully subtitled in English. “Ichioshi! Nihaku Mikka no Tabi (Must See Hiroshima),” airs on Saturday, Jan. 3, at 8:30 p.m. This is not some rushed overnight trip! Let us take you on a leisurely journey to savor the sights and tastes of such places as Miyajima where you can indulge in the charms of the World Heritage site, one of Japan’s most famous landmarks. We visit Itsukushima Shrine and the holy mountain of Mt. Misen etablished by the Priest Kukai (Kobo Daishi), founder of the Shingon sect of Buddhism. Some local restaurants and speciality stores are visited along the way. Fully subtitled in English. “Bringing the Legacy of Katsu Goto to Life,” airs on Saturday, Jan. 2, at 9:35 p.m.; repeats on Sunday, Jan. 3, at 6 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. This special program is an in-depth look into an upcoming documentary exploring the life and lynching of a Hawai‘i plantation pioneer. It features interviews with the filmmakers and scenes from the film that include personal stories from his descendants, academic and historical scholars and community members. When complete, the hour-long documentary will use dramatic re-enactments, historical photos and beautiful footage filmed in Hawai‘i, Japan and other locations in the United States to bring this inspiring story of Katsu Goto to life. Fully subtitled in English. “Atsuhime,” premieres on Sunday, Jan. 3, at 7:15 p.m. The 47th NHK Taiga Drama “Atsuhime” (2008), which was immensely popular, comes back to NGN every Sunday night starting January 3. It is a life story of Princess Atsu, who was born in Kagoshima Prefecture, then called Satsuma, and became the wife of Tokugawa Iesada, the 13th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate. Fully subtitled in English. “Nagaoka Hanabi no Kiseki (Miracle Road to Nagaoka Fireworks),” airs on Sunday, Jan. 3, at 8:10 p.m. Learn about the life of firework artist Seiji Kase, who has made fireworks to honor those who died during the bombings of World War II and to promote the rebuilding of Niigata Prefecture after a major earthquake. What was the motivation behind the creation of his pure “White Chrysanthemum” fireworks? Fully subtitled in English. “Jinsei no Rakuen,” premieres on Friday, Jan. 8, at 9:05 p.m. “Jinsei no Rakuen,” which was popular in 2015 on NGN, is back! What do you plan to do after retirement? Everyone needs a purpose in life. “Jinsei no Rakuen” helps viewers find the “great lifestyle.” Many people would like to enjoy a happy life filled with satisfaction after years of hard work. Meet people who have realized their dream after retirement. You will be inspired. Fully subtitled in English. “SPEC SP ~Sho~ (Life),” premieres on Friday, Jan. 22, at 7:35 p.m. Misho (Unidentified Crimes Unit) receives a call about a bizarre murder case. It was a murder rampage with a machine gun on the streets in broad daylight. The only survivor is a high school girl Nozomi. Furthermore, she says the criminal who wore black from head to toe, “escaped through teleportation.” Fully subtitled in English. NGN 3 MOVIE CHANNEL (Digital Ch. 679) Premiere titles air on Friday. Movies are shown at various times. Check your digital on-screen guide for movie schedules, using either the GUIDE or INFO buttons (up to one week ahead). Or call NGN, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 538-1966 for inquiries or to request an e-mail of NGN 3 programming information. All movies are in Japanese language with full English subtitles. **For this issue only, only the premiere titles movie information will be provided. PREMIERE TITLES OF THE MONTH COMMUNITY FAVORITE Jan. 1: “Tsuri Baka Nisshi 7 (Free and Easy 7),” 1994 comedy drama, 1 hour and 37 minutes. Directed by Seiji Izumi. Starring Toshiyuki Nishida and Rentaro Mikuni. Seventh installment of the series of “Tsuribaka Nisshi,” which chronicles the adventures of Hama-chan and also his boss Su-san, both fishing fanatics. On a fishing trip, Hama-chan and Su-san meet a beautiful lady and the three have a great time. Later, Su-san gets a toothache, and his dentist turns out to be the woman, whom he secretly takes fishing, lying to Hama-chan in the process. When the two men later run into one another, their friendship is threatened. Jan. 8: “Shura no Densetsu (A Legend of Turmoil),” 1992 action film, 1 hour and 50 minutes. Directed by Seiji Izumi. Starring Akira Kobayashi and Takanori Jinnai. A story about the development of a bright and strong yakuza. Otaki is an old-fashioned respectful yakuza who tries to protect his small yakuza family. When his boss gets shot, he decides to go after the plotters. Jan. 15: “Aa Yokaren (Young Eagles of the Kamikaze),” 1968 drama, 1 hour and 50 minutes. Directed by Shinji Murayama. Starring Koji Tsuruta and Shinichi Chiba. The film is dedicated to the souls of flight school graduates killed in WWII. Young boys dream about becoming pilots and apply to flight schools. However, they were forced to become suicide bombers and give their lives for their homeland. Jan. 22: “Zoku Ooku Maruhi Monogatari (Shogun and His Mistress 2),” 1967 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 35 minutes. Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Tomoko Ogawa and Eijiro Tono. In the year 1786, Shogun Ieharu Tokugawa selected beautiful Ochisa to be his concubine. It causes other concubines to become very jealous and mean. When the Shogun passes away, his concubines are forced to become nuns, which they are not happy to be. MOVIE OF THE MONTH Jan. 29: “Little Forest – Natsu/Aki (Little Forest Summer/Autumn),” 2014 drama, 1 hour and 51 minutes. Starring Ai Hashimoto and Takahiro Miura. Ichiko lived in a big city. She departs city life to return to her small hometown in the Tohoku region. She lives alone in her family home in the fictional village of Komori (which literally translates as “Little Forest”). She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients. This gentle drama about going back to basics is filled with imagery of nature, as a young woman returns to her ancestral roots.

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  • “The Legendary Witches,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./ re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Soo-In, Bok-Nyeo, Poong-Geum and Mi-O were cellmates at a woman’s prison. The four women have their own stories on why they were there, but through bakery lessons, learned in prison, they open a bakery shop and compete against a large bakery company. Starring Ji-Hye Han, Seok-Jin Ha, Du-Shim Ko and Hyun-kyung Oh. “Root of the Throne,” Monday and Tuesday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:15 p.m. In the formation of every great nation, many battles are fought by those who have clashing ideologies and political views. It is said that during the establishment of the fledgling Chosun Dynasty, six dragons held vast powers and each fought for their political views. Starring Ah-In Yoo, Se-Kyung Shin, Yo-han Byun, Kyun-Sang Yoon and Myung-Min Kim    “Returned & Revealed,” Monday-Thursday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Tuesday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. “Remember,” Wednesday and Thursday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 2:15 p.m. Jin-Woo has the condition of Hyperthymesia which allows him to remember almost every day in perfect detail. To prove the innocence of his father, Jin-Woo becomes a lawyer. He struggles to prove his father’s innocence, but he begins to lose his memory due to Alzheimer’s. Starring Seung-Ho Yoo, Min-Young Park, Sung-Woong Park, Min Namgung, Hye-Seong Jung and Kwang-Leol Jeon. “Wang’s Family,” Monday and Tuesday at 10 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. The Wang family faces a number of challenges: elitism; discrimination; children moving back home after living on their own during colleges; the power dynamics between husband, wife and family; and decisions about when to marry and have a baby given the financial difficulties in today’s Korean society. The first daughter had married into a well-off family, but after they went bankrupt she and the family had to move back to her parents’ home. The second daughter is also having financial difficulties as her husband is jobless, while the third daughter suddenly decided to quit her job. How will the family manage to survive such obstacles? Starring Yong Jang, Hae-Sook Kim, Moon-Hee Na, Dae-Chul Choi, Moon Ga-Young Moon, and Wong-Hong Choi. “Good Doctor,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Shi Ohn Park has autistic disorder and a savant syndrome. Although he has the mentality of a 10 year old, he has amazing ability of 3D visualization of the human anatomy and memory of everything he reads. His ability gives him the exceptional skills as a pediatric specialist. However, due to discrimination by society, he has to overcome all these to succeed. He was also abused by his father and abandoned by his mother. Worse is he also feels at fault over his brother’s death. Will he overcome all these discrimination? Will he also find love? Will he find acceptance? Starring Won Joo, Moon Chae Won, Sang Wook Joo and Min Seo Kim. “Identical Affairs,” Friday and Saturday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Saturday and Sunday at noon. Hae-Gang is a successful lawyer, but she wants to become more successful. Due to her ambitions, her relationship with her husband, Jin-Eon, deteriorates. At that his time, Jin-Eon meets Seol-Ri who attends the same graduate school. Her personality is pure and enthusiastic, like his wife Hae-Gang had in the past. Hae-Gang then has an accident and loses her memory. She meets Baek Seok and lives as her younger twin sister Yong-Gi. Starring: Hyun-Joo Kim, Jin-Hee Ji, Han-Byul Park and Kyu-Han Lee. “Oh No! My Mother-in-law Is My Niece Now,” Friday-Sunday at 9:20 p.m./ re-airs Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and Monday at 12:20 p.m. Gyeong-Sook married a wealthy older man when she was 19 years old. Her mother-in-law, who gave her a hard time, died and her husband passed away a couple of years ago. She only depends on her son Jung-Soo who is a doctor. Her son Jung-Soo brings his girlfriend, Hyun-Joo. Gyeong-Sook disapproves of Hyun-Joo because of her poor family background. Nevertheless, Jung-Soo and Hyun-Joo marry. Gyeong-Sook gives Hyun-Joo a hard time. Then, Jung-Soo dies in a car accident. Gyeong-Sook and Hyun-Joo are no longer family. Gyeong-Sook and Hyun-Joo eventually both marry again. Through a twist of fate, Gyeong-Sook becomes Hyun-Joo’s daughter-in-law. Starring Hye-Ri Kim, Yi-Young Shim, Jung-Hyun Kim and Bo-Ryung Moon.

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  • PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “SPEC Movie ~ Ten ~ (Heaven),” premieres on Friday, Feb. 5, at 7:35 p.m. Saya Toma and Takeru Sebumi work on cases by postulating the “SPEC” of the unknown criminals and then deduce the criminal’s unknown “SPEC” to make arrests. A mystery occurs when a large number of mummified corpses arrive in Japan on a sea cruiser. Eventually, this strange incident develops into a major situation. Fully subtitled in English. “SPEC SP  ~Zero~, premieres on Friday, Feb. 19, at 7:35 p.m. Returning to Japan after training at the FBI, Saya Toma is assigned to the Public Security Division’s Unidentified Crimes Unit a.k.a. Mishou. This special tells the backstory of Toma’s first encounter with Ninomae and Sebumi’s SIT days. Fully subtitled in English. “Mentai Piriri 2,” premieres on Monday, Feb. 22, at 9:10 p.m. In 1958, people in Hakata are huge fans of the Nishitetsu Lions Baseball Team. Kameyama, who Toshiyuki owes a favor to, visits and asks Toshiyuki to hire him at “Fukunoya.” Once he starts working, he has some serious problems. In the meantime, Toshiyuki and Chiyoko’s son, Kenta, brings a girl who needs some help. Fully subtitled in English. NGN 3 MOVIE CHANNEL (Digital Ch. 679) Premiere titles air on Friday. Movies are shown at various times. Check your digital on-screen guide for movie schedules, using either the GUIDE or INFO buttons (up to one week ahead). Or call NGN, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 538-1966 for inquiries or to request an e-mail of NGN 3 programming information. All movies are in Japanese language with full English subtitles. PREMIERE TITLES OF THE MONTH Feb. 5: “Nihon Yakuzaden Socho e no Michi (The Sword of Justice),” 1971 action film, 1 hour and 40 minutes. Directed by Masahiro Makino. Starring Ken Takakura and Tomisaburo Wakayama. When the aging leader of the yakuza gang Maeda-gumi decides to retire, many of the gang members have no confidence in the young man he has chosen to replace him. A fight for the succession begins. COMMUNITY FAVORITE Feb. 12: “Otoko wa Tsuraiyo Funto-hen (Tora-san the Good Samaritan),” 1971 comedy/drama, 1 hour and 32 minutes. Directed by Yoji Yamada. Starring Kiyoshi Atsumi and Chieko Baisho. Seventh installment of the series of “Tora-san.” Tora-san returns to his hometown and is reconciled with his mother, who has left him behind since he was born. He then starts his life as a wanderer again, and meets Hanako, an innocent but unintelligent girl who works in a textile mill. Tora-san intends to help her back to her hometown, but Hanako ends up working in the dumpling shop of Tora-san’s uncle. Feb. 19: “Gokudo vs. Furyo Bancho (Yakuza vs. Gang Leader),” 1974 action film, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Kosaku Yamashita. Starring Tomisaburo Wakayama and Tatsuo Umemiya. Gokudo Shimamura comes to blows with the Delinquent Boss who roles into town with his motorcycle gang. Feb. 26: “Jingi Naki Tatakai Hiroshima Shito-hen (Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima),” 1973 action film, 1 hour and 40 minutes. Directed by Kinji Fukasaku. Starring Bunta Sugawara and Kinya Kitaoji. The second film in the five-part series of the famous “Jingi Naki Tatakai.” In 1950 Hiroshima City, Shoji Yamanaka is involved in a fight over cheating in a card game and stabs several men. He is sentenced to two years in prison, where he befriends Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara). MOVIE OF THE MONTH “Little Forest – Fuyu/Haru (Little Forest: Winter/Spring),” 2015 drama, 2 hours. Directed by Junichi Mori. Starring Ai Hashimoto and Takahiro Miura. Ichiko continues to live self-sufficiently, taking advantage of local seasonal ingredients for the meals she prepares for herself. The film depicts both the blessings and harshness of nature as Ichiko continues surviving on her own through the changing seasons and concludes as she embraces the limitations of the winter season and the ultimate triumph of spring. MOVIE SYNOPSIS (in alphabetical order) “Aa Yokaren (Young Eagles of the Kamikaze),” 1968 drama, 1 hour and 50 minutes. Directed by Shinji Murayama. Starring Koji Tsuruta and Shinichi Chiba. The film is dedicated to the souls of flight school graduates killed in World War II. Young boys dream about becoming pilots and apply to flight schools. However, they were forced to become suicide bombers and give their lives for their homeland. “Adauchi (The Vendetta),” 1964 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 44 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Imai. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura, Takahiro Tamura and Tetsuro Tamba. Young samurai Shimpachi’s fate takes a sudden turn for worse when he defeats an opponent in a duel. “Furisode Taiheiki (Scramble for Fortune),” 1956 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 27 minutes. Directed by Ryo Hagiwara. Starring Hibari Misora and Hashizo Okawa. A young man and a woman are on a mission to protect a mysterious mirror that hides the secrets of a great fortune. “Hangyakuji (The Conspirator),” 1961 samurai film, 1 hour and 50 minutes. Directed by Daisuke Ito. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura, Chiyonosuke Azuma and Ryunosuke Tsukigata. A chronicle of the tragic life and anguish of a young lord in the warlike ages. Young lord Saburo Nobuyasu struggles to find comfort in life. His arranged marriage to Tokuhime, daughter of one-time family enemy Oda Nobunaga, provides little happiness. His manipulative mother adds further complications through her constant interference and attempts at defeating the Nobunaga family. “Hatamoto Taikutsu Otoko Nazo no Hebihiime Yashiki (The Manson of Intrigue),” 1957 samurai film, 1 hour and 35 minutes. Directed by Yasushi Sasaki. Starring Utaemon Ichikawa and Kinya Kitaooji. Saotome, a sword master and guard of the Shogunate, must foil a minister’s sinister plan to assassinate the Shogun. Yet before he can act, the minister preemptively kidnaps Saotome’s lover and her brother. Unable to take direct action, Saotome sends his sister to infiltrate the minister’s hideout to obtain details of the plan and find the location of his kidnapped lover — leading him to a dramatic rescue and the ultimate showdown on the day of the assassination. “Hibari Torimonocho Jiraiya Koban (Secret of the Gold Coin),” 1958 samurai film, 1 hour and 27 minutes. Directed by Kinnosuke Fukuda. Starring Hibari Misora and Chiyonosuke Azuma. A girl detective Oshichi exposes a ploy by a retainer of daimyo. “Ishimatsu Shain wa Otoko de Gozaru (Tale of a Company Boss 3),” 1961 comedy, 1 hour and 27 minutes. Directed by Masukazu Izuka. Starring Katsuo Nakamura and Yoshiko Sakuma. A story about the nature of office workers today. “Isshin Tasuke Otoko no naka no Otoko Ippiki (Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men),” 1959 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura, Ryunosuke Tsukigata and Satomi Oka. Spirited Edoite Tasuke undergoes a series of unforeseeable trouble in his newly wedded life. “Jirocho Sangokushi Dai-sanbu (The Kingdom of Jirocho 3),” 1964 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Masahiro Makino. Starring Koji Tsuruta and Shingo Yamashiro. The third part of the story about feudal boss Jirocho and his underlings. “Ken to Mary Ameagari no Yozora ni (Ken and Mary: The Asian Truck Express),” 2013 drama, 1 hour and 27 minutes. Directed by Kenta Fukasaku. Starring Naoto Takenaka and Hu Bing. A former hardcore rocker in his youth, Ken Katakura has now become a bitter salaryman after his wife dies. While traveling to Malaysia with the intention of stopping his daughter’s wedding, Ken’s plans change when the plane is forced to make an emergency landing. Ken is stranded on the opposite side of the island and grudgingly accepts help from “Mary,” a goofy, charismatic Chinese truck driver who has all the right intentions but seems to cause more harm than good. “Kigeki Kyuko Ressha (Express Train),” 1967 comedy/drama, 1 hour and 30 minutes. Directed by Masaharu Segawa. Starring Kiyoshi Atsumi and Yoshiko Sakuma. Atsumi Kiyoshi, famous for his role in Torasan, stars as Aoki Goichi, a veteran train conductor who dedicates himself in providing quality service to his passengers. With his many years of experience, he never fails to find solutions for any troubles that occur along the way. A comedic drama revolving around the lives of those who ride the express train. “Komon Shacho Man’yuki (Tales of President Mito),” 1962 drama, 1 hour and 26 minutes. Directed by Eichi Koishi. Starring Eitaro Shindo and Ken Takakura. Mr. Mito, a former president of an instant food company, with two young men’s help, solves the quality problems and wins a big ramen contract with a large Chinese company. “Kujike Naide (Don’t Lose Heart),” 2013 comedy/drama, 2 hours and 8 minutes. Directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa. Starring Kaoru Yachigusa and Tetsuya Takeda. This film depicts the life of best-selling Japanese poet Toyo Shibata. Toyo Shibata first began writing poems at the age of 92 and published “Kujikenaide” (Don’t Lose Heart) in 2009, which sold over two million copies. Toyo was suggested to write poetry by her son, Kenichi. She starts to write about her life; suffering from poverty when she was little, hardship during service, and happy days with her husband. Gradually, her poems come to engage people’s hearts and minds. “Kunisada Chuji (On National Authority),” 1958 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 36 minutes. Directed by Shigehiro Ozawa. Starring Chiezo Kataoka, Kotaro Satomi, Kunio Kaga and Ryunosuke Tsukigata. Kunisada Chuji is a common folk hero who looks out for poor people in the country who are at the mercy of corrupt officials. Intent on fulfilling a dying wish from one of his henchmen, Asataro, to find a decent home for his young nephew, Chuji descends from his hide out in the mountain, and heads to the city in spite of numerous dangers that await him there. “Ma no Toki (Moment of Demon),” 1985 drama, 1 hour and 51 minutes. Directed by Yasuo Furuhata. Starring Shima Iwashita and Shinobu Sakagam. A mother who loves her son too much commits incest. “Nuretsubame Kurenai Gonpachi (Drenched Swallow Gonpachi),” 1958 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 33 minutes. Directed by Kokichi Ichidate. Starring Hashizo Okawa, Keiko Okawa, Utaemon Ichikawa and Yumiko Hasegawa. Ronin Gonpachi falls in love with beautiful Hiroe, the daughter of the man he murdered. “Osome Hisamatsu Soyokaze Higasa (Gentle Breeze),” 1959 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 32 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Hibari Misora and Kotaro Satomi. A young, feisty woman named Osome searches for her true love in the midst of a family crisis. “Otoko Namida no Hamonjo (Tears of Punishment),” 1967 action film, 1 hour and 29 minutes. Directed by Kosaku Yamashita. Starring Koji Tsuruta and Kyosuke Machida. An elderly yakuza brother tries to clear an underling’s name. “Rokugatsudo no Sanshimai (Three Sisters),” 2013 drama, 1 hour and 45 minutes. Directed by Kiyoshi Sasabe. Starring Kazue Fukiishi and Yo Yoshida. The family run Toraya sweet shop is in financial straights; meanwhile, all three daughters in the family are out of luck with love and struggling with problems in their private lives, too. Second-eldest daughter Namie has recently returned home from Tokyo after a failed marriage and is waiting for the divorce papers to come through. When her accountant husband Toru follows her to win her back, it seems that he might just be the missing link that can help save the family — in more ways than one. “Sasaki Kojiro,” 1957 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 28 minutes. Directed by Kiyoshi Saeki. Starring Chiyonosuke Azuma, Chiezo Kataoka and Shinobu Chihara. Ronin Kojiro longs to find a loving companion to fill the void in his heart as he pursues his ultimate goal of becoming a master swordsman. “Satomi Hakkenden 3 Hakkenshi no Gaika (Eight Brave Brothers, Part 3),” 1958 jidaigeki, 58 minutes. Directed by Kokichi Uchidate. Starring Kotaro Satomi and Sentaro Fushimi. The final episode of the popular adventure epic. The eight sacred warriors face their enemy to complete their mission. “Shiroi Yabou (Surgical Designs in Flames),” 1986 drama, 2 hours and 4 minutes. Directed by Masanobu Deme. Starring Masao Kusakari, Yukiyo Toake, Yoko Asano and Hideya Morishige. A story of the skilled brain surgeon, Todo, whose talent and ambition are put to test through a series of high risk surgical procedures. “Shura no Densetsu (A Legend of Turmoil),” 1992 action film, 1 hour and 50 minutes. Directed by Seiji Izumi. Starring Akira Kobayashi and Takanori Jinnai. A story about the development of a bright and strong yakuza. Otaki is an old-fashioned respectful yakuza who tries to protect his small yakuza family. When his boss gets shot, he decides to go after the plotters. “Sukeban Deka Kazama Sanshimai no gyakushu (High School Super Heroines 2),” 1988 drama, 1 hour and 31 minutes. Directed by Hideo Tanaka. Starring Yui Asaka and Masaki Kyomoto. The third sukeban deka (high school super heroine), Yui, intervenes in terrorist attacks plotted by a group of young people. “Yanagase Blues,” 1967 drama, 1 hour and 27 minutes. Directed by Shinji Murayama. Starring Tatsuo Umemiya and Reiko Ohara. Jiro, a smooth-talking, womanizing bartender, flees from a Yakuza boss to Yanagase. “Zoku Ooku Maruhi Monogatari (Shogun and His Mistress 2),” 1967 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 35 minutes. Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Tomoko Ogawa and Eijiro Tono. In the year 1786, Shogun Ieharu Tokugawa selected beautiful Ochisa to be his concubine. It causes other concubines to become very jealous and mean. When the Shogun passes away, his concubines are forced to become nuns, which they are not happy to be.

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  • 01/22/16--16:41: NGN3 February Movie Schedule
  • MONDAY, FEB. 1 Midnight – Legend of Turmoil 1:50 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 3:30 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 5:30 a.m. Yanagase Blues 7 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 8:40 a.m. – The Conspirator 10:30 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 11:30 a.m. – Tales of President Mito 1 p.m. – Gentle Breeze 2:40 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 4:20 p.m. – The Vendetta 6:10 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 7:50 p.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 10 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 11:30 p.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames TUESDAY, FEB. 2 1:40 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 3:20 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 5 a.m. – Express Train 6:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 8 a.m. – On National Authority 9:40 a.m. – Tears of Punishment 11:20 a.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 1:30 p.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 3 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 4 p.m. – Moment of Demon 6 p.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 7:40 p.m. – Three Sisters 9:30 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 11:20 p.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3 1 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 3 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 4:30 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 6:10 a.m. – The Conspirator 8 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 10:10 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 11:40 a.m. – Three Sisters 1:30 p.m. – Tales of President Mito 3 p.m. – The Vendetta 4:50 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 6:30 p.m. – Tears of Punishment 8:10 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 9:50 p.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 11:30 p.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue THURSDAY, FEB. 4 1:10 a.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 2:40 a.m. – Express Train 4:10 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 5:40 a.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 7:10 a.m. – Moment of Demon 9:10 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 11 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 12:40 p.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 2:20 p.m. – The Conspirator 4:10 p.m. – Gentle Breeze 5:50 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 7:30 p.m. – Ken & Mary: The Asian Truck Express 9 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 10:30 p.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames FRIDAY, FEB. 5 12:40 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 2:20 a.m. – Tears of Punishment 4 a.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 5:30 a.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 7 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 8 a.m. – Moment of Demon 10 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 11:40 a.m. – Express Train 1:10 p.m. – Ken & Mary: The Asian Truck Express 2:40 p.m. – Yanagase Blues 4:10 p.m. – Gentle Breeze 5:50 p.m. – Moment of Demon 7:50 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 9:30 p.m. – Tales of President Mito 11 p.m. – The Vendetta SATURDAY, FEB. 6 12:50 a.m. – High School Superheroines 2 2:30 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 4:10 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 6:10 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 7:40 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers Part 3 8:40 a.m. – Tales of President Mito 10:10 a.m. – The Vendetta Noon – High School Superheroines 2 1:40 p.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 3:20 p.m. – Express Train 4:50 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 6:20 p.m. – On National Authority 8 p.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 10:10 p.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames SUNDAY, FEB. 7 12:20 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 1:50 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 3:40 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 5:20 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 7:20 a.m. – The Conspirator 9:10 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 11:20 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 1 p.m. – Tears of Punishment 2:40 p.m. – On National Authority 4:20 p.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 6:30 p.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 8:40 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 10:10 p.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 11:50 p.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 MONDAY, FEB. 8 1:20 a.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 2:50 a.m. – Moment of Demon 4:50 a.m. – On National Authority 6:30 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 8 a.m. – Tears of Punishment 9:40 a.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 11:50 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 1:40 p.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 3:20 p.m. – Gentle Breeze 5 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 6:40 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 8:10 p.m. – On National Authority 9:50 p.m. – Three Sisters 11:40 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil TUESDAY, FEB. 9 1:30 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 3 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 4:40 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 6:20 a.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 7:50 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 9:20 a.m. – Three Sisters 11:10 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 1:10 p.m. – Yanagase Blues 2:40 p.m. – The Vendetta 4:30 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 6:10 p.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 7:40 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 8:40 p.m. – Express Train 10:10 p.m. – Ken & Mary: The Asian Truck Express 11:40 p.m. – The Conspirator WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10 1:30 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 3:40 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 5:20 a.m. – The Conspirator 7:10 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 9:20 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 11 a.m. – Ken & Mary: The Asian Truck Express 12:30 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 2 p.m. – Tales of President Mito 3:30 p.m. – The Vendetta 5:20 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 6:50 p.m. – Moment of Demon 8:50 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 9:50 p.m. – Tales of President Mito 11:20 p.m. – The Sword of Justice THURSDAY, FEB. 11 1 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 2:40 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 4:20 a.m. – Express Train 5:50 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 7:30 a.m. – Tears of Punishment 9:10 a.m. – On National Authority 10:50 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 12:20 p.m. – Tears of Punishment 2 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 3:30 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 5:10 p.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 6:50 p.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 9 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 10:30 p.m. – On National Authority FRIDAY, FEB. 12 12:10 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 1:40 a.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 3:10 a.m. – Moment of Demon 5:10 a.m. – Express Train 6:40 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 8:10 a.m. – High School Superheroines 2 9:50 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 11:30 a.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 1:40 p.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 3:50 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 5:30 p.m. – Tears of Punishment 7:10 p.m. – Tora-san the Good Sa.m.aritan 8:50 p.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 10:20 p.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames SATURDAY, FEB. 13 12:30 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 2:10 a.m. – The Conspirator 4 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 6:10 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 7:40 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 9:20 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 11 a.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan 12:40 p.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 2:20 p.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 4:20 p.m. – Moment of Demon 6:20 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 8 p.m. – Three Sisters 9:50 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 11:40 p.m. – Tales of President Mito SUNDAY, FEB. 14 1:10 a.m. – The Vendetta 3 a.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 4:30 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 5:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 7 a.m. – On National Authority 8:40 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 10:10 a.m. – Three Sisters Noon – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 1:40 p.m. – Express Train 3:10 p.m. – The Vendetta 5 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 6:40 p.m. – Gentle Breeze 8:20 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 10 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers Part 3 11 p.m. – Tales of President Mito MONDAY, FEB. 15 12:30 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 2:10 a.m. – The Conspirator 4 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 6 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 7:30 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 9:20 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 11 a.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 12:30 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 1:30 p.m. – On National Authority 3:10 p.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 5:20 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 6:50 p.m. – Moment of Demon 8:50 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 10:20 p.m. – On National Authority TUESDAY, FEB. 16 Midnight – Express Train 1:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 3 a.m. – Tears of Punishment 4:40 a.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 6:10 a.m. – On National Authority 7:50 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 9:20 a.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 11:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 1 p.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 2:40 p.m. – Express Train 4:10 p.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 5:50 p.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan 7:30 p.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 9:40 p.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 11:20 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17 1 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 2:40 a.m. – The Vendetta 4:30 a.m. – High School Superheroines 2 6:10 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 7:50 a.m. – Tears of Punishment 9:30 a.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan 11:10 a.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 12:40 p.m. – Gentle Breeze 2:20 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 4 p.m. – Tales of President Mito 5:30 p.m. – The Vendetta 7:20 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 8:20 p.m. – Tales of President Mito 9:50 p.m. – The Conspirator 11:40 p.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames THURSDAY, FEB. 18 1:50 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 3:30 a.m. – The Conspirator 5:20 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 6:50 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 8:30 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 10:30 a.m. – Yanagase Blues Noon – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 1:40 p.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 3:40 p.m. – Tears of Punishment 5:20 p.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 7:30 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 9:20 p.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 11 p.m. – The Sword of Justice FRIDAY, FEB. 19 12:40 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 2:20 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 3:50 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 5:40 a.m. – On National Authority 7:20 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 8:50 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 10:30 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 12:30 p.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 2:40 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 4:10 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 6 p.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 7:40 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 9:20 p.m. – The Vendetta 11:10 p.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze SATURDAY, FEB. 20 1:10 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 2:40 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 4:20 a.m. – Express Train 5:50 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 6:50 a.m. – Tales of President Mito 8:20 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 10 a.m. – The Conspirator 11:50 a.m. – The Vendetta 1:40 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 3:20 p.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan 5 p.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 6:30 p.m. – Express Train 8 p.m. – Ken & Mary: The Asian Truck Express 9:30 p.m. – Gentle Breeze 11:10 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men SUNDAY, FEB. 21 12:50 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 3 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 4:40 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 6:10 a.m. – On National Authority 7:50 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 9:30 a.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan 11:10 a.m. – Ken & Mary: The Asian Truck Express 12:40 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 2:10 p.m. – Tears of Punishment 3:50 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 5:20 p.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 6:50 p.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 7:50 p.m. – Scramble for Fortune 9:20 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 11:10 p.m. – Moment of Demon MONDAY, FEB. 22 1:10 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 2:50 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 4:30 a.m.– Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 6:30 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 8 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 9:40 a.m. – The Conspirator 11:30 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 1:40 p.m. – Tales of President Mito 3:10 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 4:50 p.m. – Three Sisters 6:40 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 8:30 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 10:10 p.m. – Tears of Punishment 11:50 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 TUESDAY, FEB. 23 1:30 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 3:10 a.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 4:40 a.m. – Moment of Demon 6:40 a.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 8:30 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 10:10 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 11:40 a.m. – Three Sisters 1:30 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 3 p.m. – Moment of Demon 5 p.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 7 p.m. – Yanagase Blues 8:30 p.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 10:40 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24 12:10 a.m. – High School Superheroines 2 1:50 a.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 3:30 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 5:10 a.m. – The Conspirator 7 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 8:40 a.m. – Tears of Punishment 10:20 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 11:20 a.m. – Tales of President Mito 12:50 p.m. – Tears of Punishment 2:30 p.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 4:40 p.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 6:50 p.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 9 p.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 10:40 p.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan THURSDAY, FEB. 25 12:20 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 2 a.m. – The Vendetta 3:50 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 5:30 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A Man of Men 7:10 a.m. – The Conspirator 9 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 11:10 a.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan 12:50 p.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 2:20 p.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 4:30 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 6 p.m. – Scramble for Fortune 7:30 p.m. – Three Sisters 9:20 p.m. – The Vendetta 11:10 p.m. – High School Superheroines 2 FRIDAY, FEB. 26 12:50 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 2:20 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 4 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 6:10 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 7:50 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 9:30 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 11:30 a.m.– Three Sisters 1:20 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil 3:10 p.m. – Express Train 4:40 p.m. – Ken & Mary: The Asian Truck Express 6:10 p.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 7:50 p.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 9:40 p.m. – Drenched Swallow Gonpachi 11:20 p.m. – Express Train SATURDAY, FEB. 27 12:50 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 2:30 a.m. – Shogun and His Mistress 2 4:10 a.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 5:40 a.m. – Eight Brave Brothers 3 6:40 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 8:10 a.m. – On National Authority 9:50 a.m. – Ken & Mary: The Asian Truck Express 11:20 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 12:50 p.m. – On National Authority 2:30 p.m. – Scramble for Fortune 4 p.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 5:40 p.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 7:40 p.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 9:50 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 11:20 p.m. – A Legend of Turmoil SUNDAY, FEB. 28 1:10 a.m. – The Kingdom of Jirocho 3 2:50 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 4:20 a.m. – Gentle Breeze 6 a.m. – The Vendetta 7:50 a.m. – High School Superheroines 2 9:30 a.m. – Tears of Punishment 11:10 a.m. – Don’t Lose Heart 1:20 p.m. – Tales of President Mito 2:50 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 4:30 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1 6 p.m. – On National Authority 7:40 p.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan 9:20 p.m. – Tale of a Company Boss 3 10:50 p.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring MONDAY, FEB. 29 1 a.m. – Surgical Designs in Flames 3:10 a.m. – Young Eagles of the Kamikaze 5:10 a.m. – Yanagase Blues 6:40 a.m. – On National Authority 8:20 a.m. – Scramble for Fortune 9:50 a.m. – The Mansion of Intrigue 11:30 a.m. – Tora-san the Good Samaritan 1:10 p.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 3 p.m. – The Conspirator 4:50 p.m. – Secret of the Golden Coin 6:20 p.m. – Moment of Demon 8:20 p.m. – Little Forest: Winter/Spring 10:30 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 1

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  • 01/22/16--16:45: KIKU – Channel 9
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  • 03/07/16--14:36: KBFD – Korean Programming
  • “The Legendary Witches,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./ re-airs Monday at 1 p.m. Soo-In, Bok-Nyeo, Poong-Geum and Mi-O were cellmates at a woman’s prison. The four women have their own stories on why they were there, but through bakery lessons, learned in prison, they open a bakery shop and compete against a large bakery company. Starring Ji-Hye Han, Seok-Jin Ha, Du-Shim Ko and Hyun-kyung Oh. “Root of the Throne,” Monday and Tuesday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:15 p.m. In the formation of every great nation, many battles are fought by those who have clashing ideologies and political views. It is said that during the establishment of the fledgling Chosun Dynasty, six dragons held vast powers and each fought for their political views. Starring Ah-In Yoo, Se-Kyung Shin, Yo-han Byun, Kyun-Sang Yoon and Myung-Min Kim. “Returned & Revealed,” Monday-Thursday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Tuesday-Friday at 12:20 p.m. “Remember,” Wednesday and Thursday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 2:15 p.m. Jin-Woo has the condition of Hyperthymesia which allows him to remember almost every day in perfect detail. To prove the innocence of his father, Jin-Woo becomes a lawyer. He struggles to prove his father’s innocence, but he begins to lose his memory due to Alzheimer’s. Starring Seung-Ho Yoo, Min-Young Park, Sung-Woong Park, Min Namgung, Hye-Seong Jung and Kwang-Leol Jeon. “Wang’s Family,” Monday and Tuesday at 10 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. The Wang family faces a number of challenges: elitism; discrimination; children moving back home after living on their own during colleges; the power dynamics between husband, wife and family; and decisions about when to marry and have a baby given the financial difficulties in today’s Korean society. The first daughter had married into a well-off family, but after they went bankrupt she and the family had to move back to her parents’ home. The second daughter is also having financial difficulties as her husband is jobless, while the third daughter suddenly decided to quit her job. How will the family manage to survive such obstacles? Starring Yong Jang, Hae-Sook Kim, Moon-Hee Na, Dae-Chul Choi, Moon Ga-Young Moon, and Wong-Hong Choi. “Good Doctor,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. Shi Ohn Park has autistic disorder and a savant syndrome. Although he has the mentality of a 10 year old, he has amazing ability of 3D visualization of the human anatomy and memory of everything he reads. His ability gives him the exceptional skills as a pediatric specialist. However, due to discrimination by society, he has to overcome all these to succeed. He was also abused by his father and abandoned by his mother. Worse is he also feels at fault over his brother’s death. Will he overcome all these discrimination? Will he also find love? Will he find acceptance? Starring Won Joo, Moon Chae Won, Sang Wook Joo and Min Seo Kim. “Identical Affairs,” Friday and Saturday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Saturday and Sunday at noon. Hae-Gang is a successful lawyer, but she wants to become more successful. Due to her ambitions, her relationship with her husband, Jin-Eon, deteriorates. At that his time, Jin-Eon meets Seol-Ri who attends the same graduate school. Her personality is pure and enthusiastic, like his wife Hae-Gang had in the past. Hae-Gang then has an accident and loses her memory. She meets Baek Seok and lives as her younger twin sister Yong-Gi. Starring: Hyun-Joo Kim, Jin-Hee Ji, Han-Byul Park and Kyu-Han Lee. “Oh No! My Mother-in-law Is My Niece Now,” Friday-Sunday at 9:20 p.m./ re-airs Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and Monday at 12:20 p.m. Gyeong-Sook married a wealthy older man when she was 19 years old. Her mother-in-law, who gave her a hard time, died and her husband passed away a couple of years ago. She only depends on her son Jung-Soo who is a doctor. Her son Jung-Soo brings his girlfriend, Hyun-Joo. Gyeong-Sook disapproves of Hyun-Joo because of her poor family background. Nevertheless, Jung-Soo and Hyun-Joo marry. Gyeong-Sook gives Hyun-Joo a hard time. Then, Jung-Soo dies in a car accident. Gyeong-Sook and Hyun-Joo are no longer family. Gyeong-Sook and Hyun-Joo eventually both marry again. Through a twist of fate, Gyeong-Sook becomes Hyun-Joo’s daughter-in-law. Starring Hye-Ri Kim, Yi-Young Shim, Jung-Hyun Kim and Bo-Ryung Moon.

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    “Investigator Mariko Special,” Wednesday, March 2, from 8-10 p.m. Crimes today utilize increasingly clever tricks and techniques. The police and crime laboratories must respond to these crimes quickly and with scientific knowledge. The lab must deal with such diverse tasks as analysis of hair, blood type, DND, voice pattern and handwriting, as well as polygraphs, the reconstruction of facial features, and superimposing. The lab forms the main stage for this drama, which follows a female lab agent as she goes about her work. Mariko Sakaki, the main character, practices forensic medicine at the crime laboratory of the Kyoto Prefecture Police Department. “Omiya-san 7,” premieres on Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. Watase Tsunehiko plays the role of Torii Kazaburo, a detective who’s stuck in the data division of the Kyoto East Kamogawa station. He has the knack for solving cases that have turned up cold. His innocent looks hide a superior intellect that can store the details of old case files and help solve the unsolveable. You can’t hide anything from Watase-san! “Omiya-san Special,” Wednesday, March 9, from 8-10 p.m. Popular detective Omiya-san is back. Using his experience, his powers of intuition and reasoning, and memory of past crimes, he goes to work to unravel a mysterious new crime. “Mission to Kill 2012 Special (Hissatsu Shigotonin) (ABC/TV Asahi),” Wednesday, March 16, from 8-10 p.m. Shigotonin are assassins hired by victims of crime to avenge wrongs committed against them. Hiring an assassin would also be considered a crime, but when you get to know the victims, you come to sympathize with them. “The Concierge (TBS),” premieres on Sunday, March 20, at 8 p.m. “The Concierge” centers around the daily challenges that go on in the lives of the concierge staff at a luxury hotel. Seeking to fulfil every guest’s request, the concierge staff must sometimes go to the ends of the earth. “Doctors 3 (TV Asahi),” premieres on Monday, March 21, at 8 p.m. “Doctors 3” is a continuation of “Doctors 1 and 2,” which is the popular Doctors series about Kousuke Sagara who is a highly skilled surgeon working at a corrupt hospital. “Black Gospel (TV Asahi),” airs on Wednesday, March 23, from 8-10 p.m. When a young woman’s body is found one early morning in Tokyo, the only clues to her death are her handbag, an express delivery envelope, and the peaceful expression on her face. That peaceful expression plus no evidence of a struggle leads police to initially rule her death as a suicide. But upon further examination, the cause of her death is determined to be suffocation, and semen is also found at the scene of the crime. As detectives Rokuro Fujisawa and Yoshitaka Ichimura investigate the crime, they discover that a car with foreign license plates owned by a young priest was seen near the crime scene the night of the incident. Further complicating the matter, the priest was the person who sent the express delivery envelope. Was the priest involved in the crime? “Black Gospel” is another fascinating tale from the master of intrigue, Seicho Matsumoto. “Losing Heaven,” Sunday at 5 p.m. Bridgette and Ellery are childhood best friends, and their bond becomes even stronger when Bridgette’s parents are killed, leaving her an orphan. Ellery’s father adopts Bridgette, making them sisters. The best friends/sisters grow up and attain careers they love. Everything is going well until Bridgette meets Jonas. Instantly, she falls in love with him, but he only has eyes for Ellery. After Ellery meets him, they fall in love and marry. Their happiness is shattered when they learn Ellery cannot conceive. Bridgette steps in and offers to be a surrogate mom through in-vitro, and births a daughter. Ellery gets into a car accident and is in a coma. Bridgette convinces Jonas to annul his marriage to Ellery for the sake of the baby and marry her. But what happens to the best friends/sisters if Ellery regains consciousness? “Chasing Moments,” Sunday at 6 p.m. A thrilling story about love and intertwined relationships. Alex and Cindy find love and inspiration in each other’s arms. However, when Cindy leaves to study abroad, though devastated, Alex decides he must continue his life and pursue his dreams of becoming a photo journalist. Janice, an older woman, works as an editor-in-chief at a famous tabloid, but her successful career is not mirrored in her personal life. Despite her age gap and social differences their special friendship grows into an unlikely romance. Things get more complicated when Alex learns that Janice is Cindy’s mother! “High School Chorus” (TBS), Sunday at 8 p.m. At one time, the chorus club at Omotesando High School was famous for its top-notch program. As high school students, both of Makoto Kagawa’s parents were part of the club, and their many positive memories of high school are centered around their chorus experiences. So when the Kagawa family moves to Tokyo, joining the club becomes Makoto’s dream. But things are not as they once were. The club barely has any members, and its instructor, who ironically first taught Makoto to sign, has lost his passion. Can Makoto be the catalyst for the club’s revival? “Behind the Noren 2 (Fuji),” Sunday at 9 p.m. The showdown between mother-in-law and daughter-in-law at a traditional Japanese inn continues in this second series. But this time, “the spirit of good service” bypasses international boundaries as some of the main characters venture to Taiwan. “Age Harassment (TV Asahi),” Monday at 8 p.m. Emiri Yoshii has it all: brains, youth, and beauty. She lands a position in a top rated trading company and seems to be on the fast track for success. But she quickly realizes the old guard of the department she’s in is only paying lip service to equality in the workplace, and all they see is her youth and beauty. To make matters worse, she also becomes the target of jealousy from older female staff. Will Emiri be able to change the mentality of her company? “Beauty and the Fellow (NHK),” Monday at 9 p.m. A competent, but aloof beautiful woman. A handsome, but unmotivated young man. Will they propel each other to success in the entertainment industry . . . and beyond? It’s a girl-meets-boy tale with a twist. The girl, Ichiko, becomes an entertainment agent following an unexpected turn of events. That’s when she scouts the boy, a reluctant young actor named Ryo. Ichiko struggles to transform Ryo into a superstar. And even though he’s disinterested initially, he gradually begins to enjoy acting. Together, the pair navigates the unfamiliar and sometimes choppy waters of show business, rising to the pinnacle of fame. They share the same fate, despite the constant friction. Soon, their professional bond morphs into an emotional one, and sparks fly. “Beauty and the Fellow” is a heartfelt and captivating story of an entertainment power duo in search of success, but destined for love. “Sanada Maru (NHK),” premires on Tuesday at 8 p.m. “Sanada Maru is the 55th Taiga drama from NHK.” The story about the life of the last great commander in the Warring States period, Yukimura  Sanada, whose real name was Genjiro Nobushige Sanada. Curious and adventure-loving, Nobushige Sanada tore through the the Warring States period and eventually became a legendary commander who even awed the ruler Ieyasu Tokugawa. He completed the construction of Sanada Maru, which is the last and strongest fortress to defend the most vulnerable gate of the castle during the Siege of Osaka. “Hatchobori no Shichinin (TOEI),” Tuesday at 9 p.m. This is the story of seven police officers in the district of Hatchobori in ancient Edo. Under the direction of inspector Aoyama, they work together to maintain peace and solve the crimes that plague the locals. “Homicide Team 9 – Season 5 (TV Asahi),” Thursday at 8 p.m. Homicide Team 9 which is composed by the few elites, is the most unusual team in criminal investigation divisions of the Metropolitan Police Department. They are always the top as criminal arrest rate. They try to solve criminal cases with struggling and cooperating each other. “Truth of Zero (TV Asahi),” Thursday at 9 p.m. Mao Matsumoto, who has an IQ of over 150, is a mysterious medical examiner. She has no family. And she knows neither love and fun nor so-called happiness. Nothing interests her except the corpses, and she believes in only forensic evidence. “A Bright Tomorrow (Hanasaku Ashita from NHK), Friday at 8 p.m. In this comedy, a mother who abandoned her five children comes waltzing back into their lives over 20 years later. The siblings still live in their family home in Kamakura, and each is dealing with his or her own daily challenges. Does their mother’s return ease or further complicate their already complicated lives? “Japan’s Local Secrets,” Friday at 9 p.m. and Saturday at 8 p.m. Although Japan is a relatively small country geographically, each prefecture has its own traditions, dialects, and . . . foods!!! This program takes us to the secret places throughout Japan known to the people of the area and introduces us to things unique to each place.

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  • 03/07/16--14:59: NGN — Digital Channel 677
  • “Shirayukihime Satsujin Jiken (The Snow White Murder Case),” airs on Tuesday, Mar. 1 at 7:35 p.m.; repeats on Wednesday, Mar. 2, at 8:40 a.m. Noriko, a beautiful cosmetics company worker was brutally murdered and found burnt to a crisp in the woods of a national park. Soon, a tabloid television program is broadcast featuring interviews with various people including co-workers, family members and former classmates. Rumors pointing Miki, her meek, unassuming and “plain” co-worker, as the prime suspect begin to multiply and spread at a staggering rate thanks to the intense media attention and the rapid sharing of information and gossip on the internet. “SPEC Movie ~Ketsu~ (Close),” premieres on Friday, Mar. 4, at 7:35 p.m. The sloppy but brainy Toma, whose left arm hangs in a sling and simple-minded Sebumi, have been battling against many SPEC holders. In the deadly combat with their invincible nemesis Ninomae, the most powerful SPEC holder who can stop time, they emerged victorious and were brought to the hospital barely alive. The SPEC holders embark on a fight for supremacy with the human race. Meanwhile, Nonomura obtains the virus that only infects SPEC holders. Toma fears that her SPEC power will go out of control, that she cannot do her best as a detective if she does not use it, and that she will be exposing her colleagues to danger. She lashes out at Sebumi and requests that he shoot her dead the moment she goes astray. Fully subtitled in English. “Mystery Hour – Saikyo no Futari,” premieres on Tuesday, Mar. 8, at 7:35 p.m. Shinonome has returned to the Kyoto Prefectural Police’s First Investigative Division as a specially commissioned detective. Meanwhile, Asako Natsuki, a team leader, has just been assigned to the division. Shinonome and Asako solve the same cases with completely different investigation methods. Shinonome has many information sources that he has cultivated through his years of investigation. Asako has many fans within the police and mobilize these allies, and she makes use of her inexperience in investigations to carry out daring ones. When these two investigation methods overlap, there will never be a typical investigation. Fully subtitled in English. “Naomi to Kanako,” premieres on Monday, Mar. 21, at 7:35 p.m. Naomi (Ryoko Hirosue) dreamed of becoming an art curator but currently works in a department store serving VIP clients. Although she has been successful in her career, she feels fed up with her current position. One day, Naomi visits her college friend Kanako and discovers that she has been a victim of domestic violence by her husband Tatsuro. Naomi advises Kanako to divorce Tatsuro, but she is afraid of his reaction and unable to free herself from the situation. Just then, Naomi happens to see a clandestine Chinese who looks exactly like Tatsuro. Naomi soon begins to contrive a perfect scheme to kill Tatsuro. Fully subtitled in English. “Mondai no Aru Restaurant,” premieres on Wednesday, Mar. 30, at 7:35 p.m. “A restaurant with many problems” is located in a backstreet of the fashionable Omotesando area. The restaurant was started and run by seven women who have once been labeled as “pathetic” and “failed.” They decide to come together to create a restaurant of their own in order to rise from the absolute lowest point in their lives and get back at those men who made their lives miserable. However, they all come with their own personal “baggage” and completely different personalities, which causes them to clash. Consequently, their restaurant encounters many problems and various challenges, but they are not about to give up that easily. Will they be able to make their restaurant a success? Fully subtitled in English. NGN 3 MOVIE CHANNEL (Digital Ch. 679) Premiere titles air on Friday. “Movie of the Month” premieres on the first Saturday. Movies are shown at various times. Check your digital on-screen guide for movie schedules, using either the GUIDE or INFO buttons (up to one week ahead). Or call NGN, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 538-1966 for inquiries or to request an e-mail of NGN 3 programming information. All movies are in Japanese language with full English subtitles. PREMIERE TITLES OF THE MONTH Mar. 4 (7:40 p.m.): “Datsugoku Hiroshima Satsujinshu (The Rapacious Jailbreaker),” 1974 action film, 1 hour and 37 minutes. Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Hiroki Matsukata and Tatsuo Umemiya. Based on a true story about a jailbird who was sentenced for 41 years and escaped for seven times. In 1947, Ueda robs a drug dealer and his woman for morphine and kills them. He gets imprisoned in Hiroshima, but escapes next year. From then on he gets caught and imprisoned over and over. Mar. 11 (9 p.m.): “Gokuaku Kenpo (The Karate Man and Spy),” 1974 action film, 1 hour and 19 minutes. Starring Tsunehiko Watase and Tamayo Mitsukawa. In 1914, in the beginning of the World War I, a lot of spies are being sent to Japan from Germany and Russia. Sakuragi, a famous Karate master, gets hired by a military commander to eliminate spies. Sakuragi heads to Yokohama China Town to hunt a spy leader. MOVIE OF THE MONTH Mar. 5 (8 p.m.) “Shirayukihime Satsujin Jiken (The Snow White Murder Case),” 2014 drama, 2 hours and 6 minutes. Directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura. Starring Mao Inoue and Go Ayano. Noriko, a beautiful cosmetics company worker, was brutally murdered and found burnt to a crisp in the woods of a national park. Soon, a tabloid television program is broadcast featuring interviews with various people including co-workers, family members and former classmates. Rumors pointing Miki, her meek, unassuming and “plain” co-worker, as the prime suspect begin to multiply and spread at a staggering rate thanks to the intense media attention and the rapid sharing of information and gossip on the internet. MOVIE SYNOPSIS (in alphabetical order) “Aka to Kuro no Netsujo (Bloody Passion),” 1992 drama, 1 hour and 48 minutes. Directed by Eiichi Kudo. Starring Takanori Jinnai, Toru Nakamura, Toshiro Yanagiba and Yumi Aso. A story about a man who tries to mend his past by helping his best friend’s sister. “Akoujo Danzetsu (Swords of Vengeance),” 1978 samurai film, 2 hours and 40 minutes. Directed by Kinji Fukasaku. Starring Kinnosuke Yorozuya, Shinichi Chiba (Sonny Chiba) and Hiroki Matsukata. A presentation of the classic tale of the 47 ronin. After the unjust execution of their lord, 47 loyal retainers plot their revenge. Their story exemplifies the true meaning of loyalty. “Asama no Abarenbo (Free Spirit of Asama),” 1959 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 24 minutes. Directed by Toshikazu Kono. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura and Satomi Oka. A wanderer Itaro saves the lives of those who are in need of protection while traveling across the country. “Chiyari Muso (Blooded Spear),” 1959 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 40 minutes. Directed by Yasushi Sasaki. Starring Chiezo Kataoka, Hashizo Okawa and Hiromi Hanazono. While waiting for an opportunity for revenge on his late master’s death, Ako soldier Sugino meets a skilled spear fighter Tawaraboshi Genban who trains him on mastering the art of spear fighting. “Gokudo vs. Furyo Bancho (Yakuza vs. Gang Leader),” 1974 action film, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Kosaku Yamashita. Starring Tomisaburo Wakayama and Tatsuo Umemiya. Gokudo Shimamura comes to blows with the Delinquent Boss who roles into town with his motorcycle gang. “Hajimari no Michi (Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story),” 2013 drama, 1 hour and 36 minutes. Directed by Keiichi Hara. Starring Ryo Kase and Yuko Tanaka. Based on the life of prolific movie director Keisuke Kinoshita, “Hajimari no Michi” covers various unknown parts of his life. As a young man, Keisuke carried his mother on a handcart across a mountain. He grew up as a hot-blooded young man and was monitored by the military. He then joined Shochiku Company to eventually become a movie director. “Hanaichi Monme (Gray Sunset),” 1985 drama, 2 hours and 5 minutes. Directed by Shunya Ito. Starring Yukiyo Take, Teruhiko Saigo and Minoru Chiaki. A poignant story about aging and the struggles one family must endure when their patriarch is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. “Hatamoto Taikutsu Otoko (The Idle Vassal Tribute),” 1958 samurai film, 1 hour and 48 minutes. Directed by Sadatsugu Matsuda. Starring Hashizo Okawa, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Utaemon Ichikawa and Chiyonosuke Azuma. Master swordsman and loyal vassal, Mondonosuke Saotome, is sent to investigate an intrigue centering on the Date clan. Ichikawa Utaemon’s 300th movie. A must see for all samurai fans featuring Japan’s most celebrated samurai stars! “Hibari no Hahakoi Guitar (Hibari the Traveling Performer),” 1962 drama, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Kiyoshi Saeki. Starring Hibari Misora and Eitaro Shindo. Kimie, a traveling guitarist, performs at various inns at help out her sickly mother. One night while out with her mother, Otoshi, Kimie unexpectedly sees her father, who had abandoned the family 20 years ago. Her hopes for a happy reunion are quickly dashed as her father, having married into a wealthy family, wants nothing to do with her. Will Kimie be able to regain her father’s love? “Isshin Tasuke Tenka no Ichidaiji (Isshin Tasuke: A World In Danger),” 1958 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 31 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura, Ryunosuke Tsukigata and Isao Yamagata. A simple fishmonger, Tasuke, takes it upon himself to expose corrupt officials. “Jingi Naki Tatakai Hiroshima Shito-hen (Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima),” 1973 action film, 1 hour and 40 minutes. Directed by Kinji Fukasaku. Starring Bunta Sugawara and Kinya Kitaoji. The second film in the five-part series of the famous “Jingi Naki Tatakai.” In 1950 Hiroshima City, Shoji Yamanaka is involved in a fight over cheating in a card game and stabs several men. He is sentenced to two years in prison, where he befriends Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara). “Jinsei Gekijo Zoku Hishakaku (Life of Hishakaku 2),” 1963 drama, 1 hour and 37 minutes Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Koji Tsuruta, Tatsuo Umemiya, Yoshiko Sakuma and Ryunosuke Tsukigata. Upon his release from the prison, Hishakaku joins the Kikkyo family who is struggling to regain their turf from their rival, Domoto family. To reciprocate the kindness of the Kikkyos, Hishakaku heads to meet the leader of Domoto, Osumi, and finds himself emotionally involved with her. “Kaizoku Bahansen (The Pirates),” 1960 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 44 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Hashizo Okawa and Ryunosuke Tsukigata. The son of a successful trading ship operator, Kamon, avenges the death of his father. “Kurobedani no Daikenkyaku (The Swordsman in the Golden Valley),” 1960 samurai film, 1 hour and 26 minutes. Directed by Yasushi Sasaki. Starring Utaemon Ichikawa and Michiyo Kogure. A story of a samurai involved in a gold rush in a canyon. “Nihon Yakuzaden Socho e no Michi (The Sword of Justice),” 1971 action film, 1 hour and 40 minutes. Directed by Masahiro Makino. Starring Ken Takakura and Tomisaburo Wakayama. When the aging leader of the yakuza gang Maeda-gumi decides to retire, many of the gang members have no confidence in the young man he has chosen to replace him. A fight for the succession begins. “Onna Toseinin (Okoma, the Orphan Gambler),” 1971 drama, 1 hour and 30 minutes. Directed by Shigehiro Ozawa. Starring Junko Fuji and Koji Tsuruta. A story of a gambling woman, Okoma, who must deliver a child to her father. “Ronin Hakkei (Eight Views of Samurai),” 1958 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 35 minutes. Directed by Tai Kato. Starring Utaemon Ichikawa and Kotaro Satomi. A masterless samurai saves a noble court from crisis. “Ronin Ichiba Asayake Tengu (The Samurai Markets),” 1960 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 28 minutes. Directed by Shoji Matsumura. Starring Ichikawa Utaemon and Konoe Jushiro. The success story of a group of ronin who fights against traffickers during the Edo Tenpo period. “Sasaki Kojiro Kohen (Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2),” 1957 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Kiyoshi Sasaki. Starring Chiyonosuke Azuma, Shinobu Chihara and Chiezo Kataoka. The conclusion of the story of famed swordsman, Sasaki Kojiro. After surviving a series of daring adventures, Kojiro seems to have finally discovered the ultimate happiness in life when he is reunited with Tone, the love of his life. However, his days of happiness are overshadowed by an upcoming duel with his fateful enemy Miyamoto Musashi. “Shin Hebihimesama Oshima Sentaro (Snake Princess: Oshima and Sentaro),” 1965 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 28 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Hibari Misora and Yoichi Hayashi. Young Sentaro struggles to avenge the murder of his younger sister Osuga and their father. “Shinonomero Onna no Ran (In Blazing Love),” 1994 drama, 2 hours and 8 minutes. Directed by Ikuo Sekimoto. Starring Keiko Saito, Rino Katase, Yoko Minamino and Masahiko Tsugawa. An illustration of the tragic lives of geishas at a popular geisha house, Shinonomero. Shortly after being sold to a geisha house at age 5, Shizu is befriended by a fellow older geisha, Tsuru. After years of living and working together, Tsuru and Shizu manage to run the operations of Shinonomero as the proprietress and assistant. Despite vows to never to let their lovers come between them or Shinonomero, moments of weakness leave Tsuru and Shizu caught up in a web of betrayal and plunged into debt. With the guilt of losing Shinonomero to Udo, a yakuza who loaned them money, it is now up to young Shizu to redeem Tsuru’s honor and restore Shinonomero as their own. “Shinsengumi Onitaicho (Fall of the Shogun’s Militia),” 1954 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 54 minutes. Directed by Toshikazu Kouno. Starring Chiezo Kataoka and Kinnosuke Nakamura. Rise and fall of the famed mercenaries, Shinsengumi, hired by a crumbling feudal government. “Tenchi Meisatsu (Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer),” 2012 jidaigeki/drama, 2 hours and 21 minutes. Directed by Yojiro Takita. Starring Junichi Okada and Aoi Miyazaki. In the early 17th century, Santetsu Yasui was a successful Go player who often performed demonstrations for the Shogun. In addition to mastering Go, Santetsu was also versatile in the arts of mathematics, surveying, and astronomy. With his knowledge for all three subjects, he was ordered by his clan chief to observe the North Star from vantage points throughout Japan for an accurate survey. During his travels he began to realize that the calendar Japan had used for centuries was fundamentally flawed. When Yasui returned, he began shouldering the monumental task of identifying and correcting those errors. But undertaking such a task was considered a direct threat to the Imperial authorities administering the calendar. “Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer” is the inspirational story of a man’s quest to take control of the Heavens and the Earth, thus creating a new calendar for the people. “Uzumasa Limelight (Uzumasa Limelight),” 2014 drama, 1 hour and 43 minutes. Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Seizo Fukumoto and Chihiro Yamamoto. The film centers an aged movie extra who specializes to be killed in samurai movies without ever being lit by the limelight. Seiichi Kamiyama has devoted 50 years of his life as a “kirare-yaku” or “drop-dead” actor: a swordsman extra in samurai films who is always killed off in the fight at Kyoto’s Uzumasa Studios. Now an elderly man, Kamiyama lives very modestly but has earned immense respect from his peers, some of them movie stars. One day, a young girl named Satsuki convinces him that she becomes Kamiyama’s disciple. Will the art of “kirare-yaku” live on? “Wakakihino Jirocho Tokaiichi no Wakaoyabun (Young Master of Tokai),” 1961 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Masahiro Makino. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura and Michitaro Mizushima. Jirocho’s plan to settle down with Ocho and live a quiet life is short lived as he steps in to prevent an illegal prostitution business from being introduced on his turf. “Yoru no Kayo Series: Namida Koi (Love Lost in Tears),” 1973 drama, 1 hour and 13 minutes. Directed by Takeichi Saito. Starring Yutaka Nakajima and Akemi Nara.

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  • 03/07/16--15:04: NGN3 March Movie Schedule
  • TUESDAY, MAR. 1 Midnight – The Sword of Justice 1:40 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 3:10 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 4:50 a.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 6:50 a.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 8:30 a.m. – The Pirates 10:20 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 Noon – Gray Sunset 2:10 p.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 3:40 p.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 5:20 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 7 p.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 8:40 p.m. – The Samurai Markets 10:10 p.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle WEDNESDAY, MAR. 2 12:50 a.m. – Bloody Passion 2:40 a.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 4:20 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 6 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 8 a.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 9:40 a.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 11:10 a.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 12:50 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 2:30 p.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 4 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 5:40 p.m. – In Blazing Love 7:50 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 9:30 p.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 11:20 p.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer THURSDAY, MAR. 3 12:50 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 2:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 4:10 a.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 6:10 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 7:40 a.m. – Gray Sunset 9:50 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 11:20 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 1 p.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 2:50 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 4:30 p.m. – Young Master of Tokai 6:10 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 7:50 p.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 9:30 p.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 11 p.m. – In Blazing Love FRIDAY, MAR. 4 1:10 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 2:40 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 4 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 6:40 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 8:10 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 10:10 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 11:50 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 1:10 p.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 2:50 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 4:30 p.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 6 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 7:40 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 9:20 p.m. – Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer 11:50 p.m. – Bloody Passion SATURDAY, MAR. 5 1:40 a.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 3:20 a.m. – The Pirates 5:10 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 6:40 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 8:20 a.m. – Bloody Passion 10:10 a.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 11:50 a.m. – The Pirates 1:40 p.m. – Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer 4:10 p.m. – In Blazing Love 6:20 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 8 p.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 10:10 p.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle SUNDAY, MAR. 6 12:50 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 2:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 4:10 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 5:50 a.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 7:30 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 8:50 a.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 10:30 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 1:10 p.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 2:40 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 4:20 p.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 6:30 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 8:30 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 10:10 p.m. – Gray Sunset MONDAY, MAR. 7 12:20 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 1:50 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 3:20 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 4:40 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 6:20 a.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 8:20 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 10 a.m. – Gray Sunset 12:10 p.m. – The Samurai Markets 1:40 p.m.– The Fall of Ako Castle 4:20 p.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 5:50 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 7:30 p.m. – The Pirates 9:20 p.m. – Bloody Passion 11:10 p.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard TUESDAY, MAR. 8 1:10 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 2:40 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 4:20 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 6:20 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 8 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 9:40 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 11:20 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 1 p.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 2:30 p.m. – In Blazing Love 4:40 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 6:40 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 8:20 p.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 9:50 p.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 11:30 p.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro WEDNESDAY, MAR. 9 1 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 2:40 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 4:20 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 6 a.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 7:30 a.m. – In Blazing Love 9:40 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 11:20 a.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 1:20 p.m. – In Blazing Love 3:30 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 5:10 p.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 7:20 p.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 10 p.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard THURSDAY, MAR. 10 Midnight – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 1:30 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 4:10 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 5:40 a.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 7:20 a.m. – The Pirates 9:10 a.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 11:20 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 1:20 p.m. – Gray Sunset 3:30 p.m. – The Samurai Markets 5 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 6:40 p.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 8:20 p.m. – Love Lost in Tears 9:40 p.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 11:20 p.m. – The Samurai Markets FRIDAY, MAR. 11 12:50 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 3:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 5:10 a.m. – Gray Sunset 7:20 a.m. – Bloody Passion 9:10 a.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 10:50 a.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 12:30 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 2:10 p.m. – Young Master of Tokai 3:50 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 5:50 p.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 7:20 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 9 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 10:20 p.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 11:50 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai SATURDAY, MAR. 12 1:30 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 3:10 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 4:50 a.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 6:30 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 8 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 9:40 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 11 a.m.– Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 12:40 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 2:20 p.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 4:20 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 6:20 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 8 p.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 9:50 p.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 11:20 p.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima SUNDAY, MAR. 13 1 a.m. – The Pirates 2:50 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 5:30 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 7 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 8:40 a.m. – Gray Sunset 10:50 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 12:30 p.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 2:20 p.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 3:50 p.m. – In Blazing Love 6 p.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 7:30 p.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 9:10 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 10:50 p.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 MONDAY, MAR. 14 12:30 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 2 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 3:20 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 4:50 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 7:30 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 9:10 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 10:50 a.m. – Bloody Passion 12:40 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 2:20 p.m. – The Pirates 4:10 p.m. – Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer 6:40 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 8:20 p.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 10:30 p.m. – Gray Sunset TUESDAY, MAR. 15 12:40 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 2:10 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 3:50 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 5:50 a.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 7:50 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 9:20 a.m. – Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer 11:50 a.m. – Bloody Passion 1:40 p.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 3:20 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 4:40 p.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 6:50 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 8:50 p.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 10:30 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 WEDNESDAY, MAR. 16 12:10 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 1:40 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 3:20 a.m. – In Blazing Love 5:30 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 7:10 a.m. – The Pirates 9 a.m. – Bloody Passion 10:50 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 12:20 p.m. – Love Lost in Tears 1:40 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 3:40 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 5:20 p.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 7 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 8:40 p.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 11:20 p.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro THURSDAY, MAR. 17 12:50 a.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 2:20 a.m. – In Blazing Love 4:30 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 5:50 a.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 7:30 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 9:10 a.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 10:50 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 12:30 p.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 2:10 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 3:50 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 5:30 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 7:10 p.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 9 p.m. – Gray Sunset 11:10 p.m. – The Samurai Markets FRIDAY, MAR. 18 12:40 a.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 2:40 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 4:10 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 5:50 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 7:30 a.m. – The Pirates 9:20 a.m. – Bloody Passion 11:10 a.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 1 p.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 2:30 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 4:10 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 5:50 p.m. – In Blazing Love 8 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 9:40 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 11 p.m. – Free Spirit of Asama SATURDAY, MAR. 19 12:30 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 2:10 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 3:40 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 5:10 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 6:50 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 8:20 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 10 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 11:40 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 1:40 p.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 3:10 p.m. – Love Lost in Tears 4:30 p.m. – Bloody Passion 6:20 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 8 p.m. – Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer 10:30 p.m. – Bloody Passion SUNDAY, MAR. 20 12:20 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 1:50 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 4:30 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 6:10 a.m. – Gray Sunset 8:20 a.m. – The Pirates 10:10 a.m. – Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer 12:40 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 2:20 p.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 4:20 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 6 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 7:40 p.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 9:20 p.m. – The Pirates 11:10 p.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer MONDAY, MAR. 21 12:40 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 2 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 3:40 a.m. – Gray Sunset 5:50 a.m. – The Pirates 7:40 a.m. – Bloody Passion 9:30 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 11:10 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 1:10 p.m. – Gray Sunset 3:20 p.m. – The Samurai Markets 4:50 p.m. – Bloody Passion 6:40 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 8:20 p.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 10:20 p.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 11:50 p.m. – Young Master of Tokai TUESDAY, MAR. 22 1:30 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 3:30 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 5:10 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 6:50 a.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 8:30 a.m. – The Pirates 10:20 a.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai Noon – Young Master of Tokai 1:40 p.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 3:30 p.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 5 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 6:40 p.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 8:20 p.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 9:50 p.m. – In Blazing Love WEDNESDAY, MAR. 23 Midnight – Life of Hishakaku 2 1:40 a.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 3:10 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 5:50 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 7:20 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 9 a.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 10:50 a.m. – In Blazing Love 1 p.m. – The Sword of Justice 2:40 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 4:20 p.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 6:20 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 8:20 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 10 p.m. – Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer THURSDAY, MAR. 24 12:30 a.m. – Bloody Passion 2:20 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 3:40 a.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 5:20 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 6:50 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 9:30 a.m. – The Pirates 11:20 a.m. – Tenchi the Samurai Astronomer 1:50 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 3:30 p.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 5:30 p.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 7:40 p.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 10:20 p.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima FRIDAY, MAR. 25 Midnight – The Pirates 1:50 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 3:30 a.m. – Gray Sunset 5:40 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 7:10 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 8:50 a.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 10:30 a.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 12:40 p.m. – The Samurai Markets 2:10 p.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 4:50 p.m. – Bloody Passion 6:40 p.m.– Eight Views of a Samurai 8:20 p.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 10 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 11:20 p.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story SATURDAY, MAR. 26 1 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 2:40 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 4:10 a.m. – Love Lost in Tears 5:30 a.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 7:10 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 8:50 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 10:20 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger Noon – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 1:40 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 3:20 p.m. – Love Lost in Tears 4:40 p.m. –Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 6:20 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 8 p.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 9:40 p.m. – In Blazing Love 11:50 p.m. – The Sword of Justice SUNDAY, MAR. 27 1:30 a.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 3:30 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 5 a.m. – Gray Sunset 7:10 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 8:40 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 10:20 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai Noon – The Sword of Justice 1:40 p.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 3:30 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 5:30 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 7:10 p.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 8:50 p.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 10:30 p.m. – Free Spirit of Asama MONDAY, MAR. 28 Midnight – In Blazing Love 2:10 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 4:50 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 6:20 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 8 a.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 9:40 a.m. – Uzumasa Limelight 11:30 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 1 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 2:40 p.m. – Fall of the Shogun’s Guard 4:40 p.m. – Bloodied Spear 6:20 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 8 p.m. – Bloody Passion 9:50 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 11:30 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy TUESDAY, MAR. 29 12:50 a.m. – Free Spirit of Asama 2:20 a.m. – Gray Sunset 4:30 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 6 a.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 8 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 9:40 a.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 11:20 a.m. – The Pirates 1:10 p.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 2:50 p.m. – Yakuza vs. Gang Leader 4:30 p.m. – Young Master of Tokai 6:10 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute 8:10 p.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 9:40 p.m. – Love Lost in Tears 11 p.m. – The Sword of Justice WEDNESDAY, MAR. 30 12:40 a.m. – Hibari the Traveling Performer 2:10 a.m. – The Samurai Markets 3:40 a.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 6:20 a.m. – Bloodied Spear 8 a.m. – Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story 9:40 a.m. – In Blazing Love 11:50 a.m. – The Sword of Justice 1:30 p.m. – The Fall of Ako Castle 4:10 p.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 5:40 p.m. – Eight Views of a Samurai 7:20 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 9 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 10:40 p.m. – The Snow White Murder Case THURSDAY, MAR. 31 12:50 a.m. – Snake Princess: Oshima Sentaro 2:20 a.m. – Isshin Tasuke: A World in Danger 4 a.m. – Life of Hishakaku 2 5:40 a.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 7 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 8:40 a.m. – Young Master of Tokai 10:20 a.m. – The Swordsman in the Golden Valley 11:50 a.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 1:30 p.m. – Love Lost in Tears 2:50 p.m. – Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima 4:30 p.m. – Okoma the Orphan Gambler 6:10 p.m. – Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2 7:50 p.m. – The Snow White Murder Case 10 p.m. – The Idle Vassal Tribute

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  • FRIDAY, APRIL 1 Midnight – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 1:40 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 3:10 a.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 4:30 a.m. – Estate Inheritance 6:20 a.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 7:50 a.m. – Here Because of You 9:20 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 11:20 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 1 p.m. – Three Outlaws 2:30 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 4:20 p.m. – The Tokyo Dame 5:50 p.m. – The Human Trust 8:10 p.m. – Yakuza Hooligans 9:40 p.m. – Here Because of You 11:10 p.m. – Postwar Secrets SATURDAY, APRIL 2 12:50 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 2:30 a.m. – The Festival Champ 4:10 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 5:40 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 7:10 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 8:50 a.m. – The Human Trust 11:10 a.m. – Three Outlaws 12:40 p.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 2:40 p.m. – Meridian in the Mist 4:30 p.m. – I’m Dandy 6:10 p.m. – Drowning Fish 8 p.m. – Judge! 9:50 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 11:40 p.m. – Here Because of You SUNDAY, APRIL 3 1:10 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 2:50 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 4:20 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 6:20 a.m. – Estate Inheritance 8:10 a.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 9:40 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 11:20 a.m. – The Festival Champ 1 p.m. – Seventeen Ninja 2:40 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 4:20 p.m. – Judge! 6:10 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 7:50 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 9:40 p.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 11:40 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 MONDAY, APRIL 4 1:20 a.m. – Code of Wolves 3 a.m. – Meridian in the Mist 4:50 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 6:20 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 8 a.m. – I’m Dandy 9:40 a.m. – Free and Easy 7 11:20 a.m. – Meridian in the Mist 1:10 p.m. – Drowning Fish 3 p.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 6 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer/ Autumn 8 p.m. – I’m Dandy 9:40 p.m. – Code of Wolves 11:20 p.m. – Seventeen Ninja TUESDAY, APRIL 5 1 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 4 a.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 5:20 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 7 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 8:30 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 10:10 a.m. – Little Forest: Summer/Autumn 12:10 p.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 1:40 p.m. – Yakuza Hooligans 3:10 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 4:50 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 6:30 p.m. – Code of Wolves 8:10 p.m. – Seventeen Ninja 9:50 p.m. – The Human Trust WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 12:10 a.m. – Three Outlaws 1:40 a.m. – I’m Dandy 3:20 a.m. – Drowning Fish 5:10 a.m. – Here Because of You 6:40 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 8:20 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 9:50 a.m. – The Human Trust 12:10 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 2 p.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 3:30 p.m. – The Tokyo Dame 5 p.m. – Three Outlaws 6:30 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 8:20 p.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 10:20 p.m. – The Great Passage THURSDAY, APRIL 7 12:40 a.m. – Postwar Secrets 2:20 a.m. – Meridian in the Mist 4:10 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 5:40 a.m. – Drowning Fish 7:30 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 10:30 a.m. – Seventeen Ninja 12:10 p.m. – The Great Passage 2:30 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 3:50 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 5:40 p.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 7:20 p.m. – Judge! 9:10 p.m. – Run Ichiro Run 11:10 p.m. – The Shogun’s Vault FRIDAY, APRIL 8 12:50 a.m. – Three Outlaws 2:20 a.m. – Bloodied Flower 4:10 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 5:40 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 7:20 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 9:20 a.m. – Meridian in the Mist 11:10 a.m. – Judge! 1 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 2:50 p.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 5:50 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 7:10 p.m. – Yakuza on Foot 8:50 p.m. – The Festival Champ 10:30 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman SATURDAY, APRIL 9 Midnight – Run Ichiro Run 2 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 3:40 a.m. – Code of Wolves 5:20 a.m. – The Festival Champ 7 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 8:30 a.m. – Drowning Fish 10:20 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 1:20 p.m. – Meridian in the Mist 3:10 p.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 4:40 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 6:20 p.m. – Code of Wolves 8 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer/ Autumn 10 p.m. – I’m Dandy 11:40 p.m. – Bloodied Flower SUNDAY, APRIL 10 1:30 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 3:30 a.m. – Seventeen Ninja 5:10 a.m. – Postwar Secrets 6:50 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 8:20 a.m. – Three Outlaws 9:50 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 11:30 a.m. – Little Forest: Summer/Autumn 1:30 p.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 3:10 p.m. – Yakuza on Foot 4:50 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 6:40 p.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 8:10 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 9:40 p.m. – Run Ichiro Run 11:40 p.m. – Here Because of You MONDAY, APRIL 11 1:10 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 2:50 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 5:50 a.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 7:10 a.m. – I’m Dandy 8:50 a.m. – Drowning Fish 10:40 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 12:40 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 2:20 p.m. – Code of Wolves 4 p.m. – Seventeen Ninja 5:40 p.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 7:10 p.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 8:50 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 10:30 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 TUESDAY, APRIL 12 12:10 a.m. – Three Outlaws 1:40 a.m. – Bloodied Flower 3:30 a.m. – The Festival Champ 5:10 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 6:40 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 8:40 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 10:20 a.m. – Free and Easy 7 Noon – Meridian in the Mist 1:50 p.m. – Yakuza Hooligans 3:20 p.m. – Here Because of You 4:50 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 6:10 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 8 p.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 9:40 p.m. – Judge! 11:30 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 1:10 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 2:40 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 4:20 a.m. – Code of Wolves 6 a.m. – Estate Inheritance 7:50 a.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 9:20 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 11:20 a.m. – Meridian in the Mist 1:10 p.m. – Judge! 3 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 4:50 p.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 6:30 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer/ Autumn 8:30 p.m. – The Festival Champ 10:10 p.m. – The Tokyo Dame 11:40 p.m. – Meridian in the Mist THURSDAY, APRIL 14 1:30 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 3 a.m. – Yakuza on Foot 4:40 a.m. – The Festival Champ 6:20 a.m. – I’m Dandy 8 a.m. – Drowning Fish 9:50 a.m. – Little Forest: Summer/ Autumn 11:50 a.m. – I’m Dandy 1:30 p.m. – Three Outlaws 3 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 4:50 p.m. – The Great Passage 7:10 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 8:50 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 10:30 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman FRIDAY, APRIL 15 Midnight – Drowning Fish 1:50 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 4:50 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 6:20 a.m. – Three Outlaws 7:50 a.m. – Seventeen Ninja 9:30 a.m. – The Great Passage 11:50 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 2:50 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 4:10 p.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 6:10 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 7:50 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 9:30 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 11:10 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy SATURDAY, APRIL 16 12:30 a.m. – Estate Inheritance 2:20 a.m. – Bloodied Flower 4:10 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 6:10 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 7:40 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 9:40 a.m. – Free and Easy 7 11:20 a.m. – Meridian in the Mist 1:10 p.m. – Code of Wolves 2:50 p.m. – Seventeen Ninja 4:30 p.m. – I’m Dandy 6:10 p.m. – Drowning Fish 8 p.m. – The Human Trust 10:20 p.m. – Three Outlaws 11:50 p.m. – Run Ichiro Run SUNDAY, APRIL 17 1:50 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 3:30 a.m. – Here Because of You 5 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 6:40 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 8:10 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 9:50 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 11:20 a.m. – The Human Trust 1:40 p.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 3:10 p.m. – Yakuza Hooligans 4:40 p.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 7:40 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 9 p.m. – Here Because of You 10:30 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker MONDAY, APRIL 18 12:10 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 1:40 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 3:40 a.m. – Estate Inheritance 5:30 a.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 7 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 8:40 a.m. – Yakuza on Foot 10:20 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 11:50 a.m. – Three Outlaws 1:20 p.m. – Seventeen Ninja 3 p.m. – The Great Passage 5:20 p.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 7 p.m. – Judge! 8:50 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 10:40 p.m. – A Spectacular Showdown TUESDAY, APRIL 19 12:40 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 2:20 a.m. – Code of Wolves 4 a.m. – Meridian in the Mist 5:50 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 7:20 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 9 a.m. – I’m Dandy 10:40 a.m. – The Great Passage 1 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 2:40 p.m. – Judge! 4:30 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 6:20 p.m. – Drowning Fish 8:10 p.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 11:10 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20 12:50 a.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 2:20 a.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 3:40 a.m. – Estate Inheritance 5:30 a.m. –Yakuza Hooligans 7 a.m. – Here Because of You 8:30 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 10:30 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 12:10 p.m. – The Festival Champ 1:50 p.m. – The Tokyo Dame 3:20 p.m. – Three Outlaws 4:50 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 6:40 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 8:20 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 10 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 11:40 p.m. – Meridian in the Mist THURSDAY, APRIL 21 1:30 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 3 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 4:40 a.m. – Code of Wolves 6:20 a.m. – Seventeen Ninja 8 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 10 a.m. – Free and Easy 7 11:40 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 1:10 p.m. – The Human Trust 3:30 p.m. – Drowning Fish 5:20 p.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 8:20 p.m. – Meridian in the Mist 10:10 p.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 11:40 p.m. – Bloodied Flower FRIDAY, APRIL 22 1:30 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 3:30 a.m. – Estate Inheritance 5:20 a.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 6:50 a.m. – Here Because of You 8:20 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 10 a.m. – The Human Trust 12:20 p.m. – Three Outlaws 1:50 p.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 3:30 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer/ Autumn 5:30 p.m. – Code of Wolves 7:10 p.m. – Seventeen Ninja 8:50 p.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 10:20 p.m. – Here Because of You 11:50 p.m. – I’m Dandy SATURDAY, APRIL 23 1:30 a.m. – Drowning Fish 3:20 a.m. – Postwar Secrets 5 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 6:40 a.m. – The Festival Champ 8:20 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 9:50 a.m. – Little Forest: Summer/ Autumn 11:50 a.m. – I’m Dandy 1:30 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 3:10 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 4:40 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 6:20 p.m. – Code of Wolves 8 p.m. – The Great Passage 10:20 p.m. – Postwar Secrets SUNDAY, APRIL 24 Midnight – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 1:30 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 3:30 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 6:30 a.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 7:50 a.m. – Seventeen Ninja 9:30 a.m. – The Great Passage 11:50 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 1:20 p.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 3 p.m. – Three Outlaws 4:30 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 6:20 p.m. – Run Ichiro Run 8:20 p.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 10 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 11:20 p.m. – Estate Inheritance MONDAY, APRIL 25 1:10 a.m. – Drowning Fish 3 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 6 a.m. – The Festival Champ 7:40 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 9:10 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 10:50 a.m. – I’m Dandy 12:30 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 1:50 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 3:40 p.m. – Meridian in the Mist 5:30 p.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 7 p.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 8:30 p.m. – Yakuza Hooligans 10 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 11:40 p.m. – Code of Wolves TUESDAY, APRIL 26 1:20 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 3:20 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 5 a.m. – Bloodied Flower 6:50 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 8:50 a.m. – The Festival Champ 10:30 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame Noon – Seventeen Ninja 1:40 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 3:20 p.m. – Three Outlaws 4:50 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 6:40 p.m. – The Human Trust 9 p.m. – Three Outlaws 10:30 p.m. – Postwar Secrets WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 12:10 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 1:50 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 3:30 a.m. – The Festival Champ 5:10 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 6:40 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 8:20 a.m. – The Tokyo Dame 9:50 a.m. – The Human Trust 12:10 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 2 p.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 3:30 p.m. – Little Forest: Summer/ Autumn 5:30 p.m. – I’m Dandy 7:10 p.m. – Code of Wolves 8:50 p.m. – Seventeen Ninja 10:30 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman THURSDAY, APRIL 28 Midnight – Run Ichiro Run 2 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 4 a.m. – Meridian in the Mist 5:50 a.m. – Here Because of You 7:20 a.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 9 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 10:40 a.m. – Little Forest: Summer/Autumn 12:40 p.m.– I’m Dandy 2:20 p.m. – Drowning Fish 4:10 p.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 7:10 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 8:30 p.m. – The Rapacious Jailbreaker 10:10 p.m. – The Yagyu Military Art: One-Eyed Swordsman 11:40 p.m. – Yakuza on Foot FRIDAY, APRIL 29 1:20 a.m. – The Festival Champ 3 a.m. – Run Ichiro Run 5 a.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 6:40 a.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 8:20 a.m. – Code of Wolves 10 a.m. – Cold Rice, Osan, Chan 1 p.m. – The Karate Man and Spy 2:20 p.m. – Estate Inheritance 4:10 p.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 5:40 p.m. – Bloodied Flower 7:30 p.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 9:30 p.m. – Judge! 11:20 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 SATURDAY, APRIL 30 1 a.m. – Estate Inheritance 2:50 a.m. – The Eye of the Chinese Festival 4:20 a.m. – Yakuza Hooligans 5:50 a.m. – Here Because of You 7:20 a.m. – Bride of Peacock Castle 8:50 a.m. – The Newcomer to Shimizu 10:30 a.m. – A Spectacular Showdown 12:30 p.m. – Free and Easy 7 2:10 p.m. – Postwar Secrets 3:50 p.m. – Case of a Young Lord 9 5:30 p.m. – The Shogun’s Vault 7:10 p.m. – Judge! 9 p.m. – The Tokyo Dame 10:30 p.m. – Three Outlaws

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    PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “Death Note,” premieres on Friday, April 1, at 7:35 p.m. Light Yagami, an ordinary university student, finds a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami, or death god. After discovering that any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, “the death note” awakens his warped sense of justice and genius. He becomes murderer Kira and punishes criminals. However, as criminals begin dropping dead left and right, the authorities become suspicious and turn to genius private detective L to track down the killer. A deadly game of wits begins. Fully subtitled in English. “Mentai Wide Nakayasumi,” premieres on Monday, April 4, at 9 p.m. “Mentai Wide” is a long-running local-interest program shown on FBS (Fukuoka Broadcasting Corporation) in Fukuoka. “Nakayasumi” is a segment from “Mentai Wide,” which explores recommended spots for a weekend trip in or near Fukuoka Prefecture. Fully subtitled in English. “Kenkaku Shobai SP,” premieres on Thursday, April 14, at 7:35 p.m. “Kenkaku Shobai” is back with this special episode. Mifuyu stops ruffians from entering her mansion. However, being certain they will come back, Kohei orders his son Daijiro to stay at her home to protect her. There two start having feelings for each other. Fully subtitled in English. “Tabipura,” premieres on Friday, April 22, at 9:05 p.m. You will travel to the far edges of Japan and explore local favorites and hidden gems through “Tabipura.” Two good friends go on carefree trips while using only word-of-mouth information, which allows them to make new discoveries, including less-frequented spots that you won’t find in travel guides, recommended spots that only locals know about, and great restaurants that you wouldn’t come across otherwise. Leave the guidebook behind! Fully subtitled in English. “Mystery Hour – Biblia Koshodo no Jiken Techo (Biblia Case Files: Mysteries from an Antiquarian Bookshop),” premieres on Tuesday, April 26, at 7:35 p.m. Shioriko is the proprietor of Biblia Antiquarian Bookshop. Her sidekick is Daisuke who has trouble reading books because they make him dizzy. Shioriko is shy and introverted, but the abundance of her knowledge in antiquarian books is second to none. She also has amazing powers of logical deduction, and can solve big mysteries from the smallest clues. The unlikely pair join forces to unravel the secrets and mysteries of antiquarian books to help people looking for answers, and the true answers are never what they expect. Fully subtitled in English. NGN 3 MOVIE CHANNEL (Digital Ch. 679) Premiere titles air on Friday. “Movie of the Month” premieres on the first Saturday. Movies are shown at various times. Check your digital on-screen guide for movie schedules, using either the GUIDE or INFO buttons (up to one week ahead). Or call NGN, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 538-1966 for inquiries or to request an e-mail of NGN 3 programming information. All movies are in Japanese language with full English subtitles. PREMIERE TITLES OF THE MONTH April 1: “893 (Yakuza) Gurentai (Yakuza Hooligans),” 1966 action film, 1 hour and 29 minutes. Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Hiroki Matsukata and Ichiro Araki. A bunch of young, angry and penniless misfits are full of great vitality. They aren’t quite up to joining the yakuza and execute a variety of petty scams. After being approached by a yakuza and asked to become a spy for them, they are now planning to take 10 million yen from the yakuza. April 8: “Tabi ni Deta Gokudo (Yakuza on Foot),” 1969 action film, 1 hour and 35 minutes. Directed by Junya Sato. Starring Tomisaburo Wakayama and Shingo Yamashiro. An Osaka gangster Shimamura just got married. His new bride, Mineko is also involved in drug trafficking. When she goes to China to make a deal, things get botched pretty badly. Shimamura must travel to save her and recoup his employers’ losses. MOVIE OF THE MONTH April 2: “Judge!” 2014 drama, 1 hour and 45 minutes. Directed by Akira Nagai. Starring Satoshi Tsumabuki and Keiko Kitagawa. A major advertising festival is held in Los Angeles each year to determine the best television commercial in the world. Kiichiro Ota, rookie ad man at a big advertising company is asked by his arrogant boss to take his place as a judge on the festival jury. Meanwhile, a coworker also named Ota poses as his wife so that he can attend an open party, which is held nightly. Knowing that he’ll get fired if his company doesn’t win the Grand Prix, he’s forced to resort to a variety of desperate tactics. MOVIE SYNOPSIS (in alphabetical order) “Datsugoku Hiroshima Satsujinshu (The Rapacious Jailbreaker),” 1974 action film, 1 hour and 37 minutes. Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Hiroki Matsukata and Tatsuo Umemiya. Based on a true story about a jailbird who was sentenced for 41 years and escaped seven times. In 1947, Ueda robs a drug dealer and his woman for morphine and kills them. He gets imprisoned in Hiroshima, but escapes next year. From then on he gets caught and imprisoned over and over. “Fune wo Amu (The Great Passage),” 2013 drama, 2 hours and 13 minutes. Directed by Yuya Ishii. Starring Ryuhei Matsuda and Aoi Miyazaki. Mitsuya Majime is an eccentric man in a publishing company who has unique ability of words. He joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, “The Great Passage.” In the eclectic team, he becomes immersed in the world of dictionaries. But the team is overwhelmed with problems contending with an ocean of over 200,000 words by day. Will “The Great Passage” ever be completed? “Gokinzo Yaburi (The Shogun’s Vault),” 1964 samurai film, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Teruo Ishii. Starring Hashizo Okawa, Chiezo Kataoka and Tetsuro Tanba. Veteran thief Tomizo teams up with Hanji, a former vassal turned criminal, to steal the Shogun’s vault. “Gokuaku Kenpo (The Karate Man and Spy),” 1974 action film, 1 hour and 19 minutes. Starring Tsunehiko Watase and Tamayo Mitsukawa. In 1914, in the beginning of the World War I, a lot of spies are being sent to Japan from Germany and Russia. Sakuragi, a famous Karate master, gets hired by a military commander to eliminate spies. Sakuragi heads to Yokohama China Town to hunt a spy leader. “Hashire Ichiro (Run Ichiro Run),” 2001 drama, 1 hour and 51 minutes. Directed by Kazuki Omori. Starring Masatoshi Nakamura, Yuko Asano and Yoko Minamino. Various individuals named Ichiro undergo life-changing events while being inspired by the baseball player Ichiro. A heartwarming movie about the people who root for the baseball player Ichiro, and their struggles to make their own dreams come true. “Hiyameshi To Osan To Chan (Cold Rice, Osan, Chan),” 1965 jidaigeki, 2 hours and 58 minutes. Directed by Tomotaka Tasaka. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura, Michiyo Kogure and Yoshiko Mita. Veteran actor Kinnosuke Nakamura takes on three separate roles in three short stories. Hiyameshi: A younger son of a modest family, often referred as “cold rice,” realizes his dream of leading an independent life. Osan: Carpenter Santa travels throughout Japan in search of his missing wife. Chan: Poverty stricken craftsman Jukichi must find ways to make money for his family. “Isan Sozoku (Estate Inheritance),” 1990 drama, 1 hour and 50 minutes. Directed by Yasuo Furuhata. Starring Yoshiko Sakuma, Masumi Miyazaki and Misa Shimizu. The unexpected death of Fujishima Motoharu, president of a medium-sized firm, triggers a fierce battle over his estate inheritance among family members. “Jinrui Shikin (The Human Trust),” 2013 drama, 2 hours and 30 minutes. Directed by Junji Sakamoto. Starring Koichi Sato, Shingo Katori and Vincent Gallo. Yuichi Mafune (Koichi Sato) is known as a finance broker, but he’s actually a conman. One day, a wealthy young businessman “M” shows up and hires Yuichi to steal the “M funds.” The “M funds” is thought to be hidden treasure looted from the Bank of Japan and supposedly stashed away by a group of men after World War II in various locations around the globe. He is hired by “M” to steal 10 trillion yen from the M Fund and use it for humanitarian assistance to the Third World. Harold Marcus (Vincent Gallo), an investment banker, sends an assassin to stop them. “Jitsuroku Hishakaku Ookamidomo no Jingi (Code of Wolves),” 1974 action film, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Shinji Murayama. Starring Bunta Sugawara and Kyosuke Machida. A yakuza survives by relying on his ability and violence. “Jushichinin no Ninja (Seventeen Ninja),” 1963 samurai film, 1 hour and 39 minutes. Directed by Yasuto Hasegawa. Starring Kotaro Satomi, Ryutaro Otomo, Chiyonosuke Azuma and Jushiro Konoe. Tadanaga, the son of Shogun Hidetada, has signed a dangerous pact to prevent his brother Iemitsu from becoming the third shogun. In a time where highly skilled ninja organizations carry out secret mission, Iga Jingoza’s group of 17 ninja must find a way to infiltrate the enemy’s stronghold and steal the pact from Negoro ninja Saiga Magakuro. “Ketto Suikoden Doto no Taiketsu (A Specutaclar Showdown),” 1959 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 55 minutes. Directed by Yasushi Sasaki. Starring Utaemon Ichikawa, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Hashizo Okawa and Hibari Misora. A must see all-star cast movie about two yakuza families living in Edo. Prominent yakuza leader Sukegoro strikes back against Shigezo, an up and coming yakuza leader who threatens to steal Sukegoro’s turf. “Kimitachi ga Ite Boku ga Ita (Here Because of You),” 1964 drama, 1 hour and 27 minutes. Directed by Ryuichi Takamori. Starring Kazuo Funaki, Shinichi Chiba (Sonny Chiba) and Chiyoko Honma. An uplifting drama about the bond between a group of high school seniors and their kind-hearted teacher, Mr. Yabuki. Faced with the rigors of growing up in modern times, students often look to Mr. Yabuki for advice and guidance. But when Mr. Yabuki’s career is threatened as a result of a false accusation from the school’s PTA, the students band together to stand up for their beloved teacher and help him to save his good reputation and job. “Kiri no Shigosen (Meridian in the Mist),” 1996 drama, 1 hour and 45 minutes. Directed by Masanobu Deme. Starring Shima Iwashita, Sayuri Yoshinaga, Koji Tamaki and Morio Kazama. A story of friendship between two women, Yae and Kiyoko. Their friendship is tested when artist Yae, who suffers from fatal illness, develops special feelings towards her best friend Kiyoko’s boyfriend Kosuke. “Kujakujo no Hanayome (Bride of Peacock Castle),” 1959 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 29 minutes. Directed by Shoji Matsumura. Starring Ryutaro Otomo and Hibari Misora. A hunter is a given a task of taming a daughter of Shogun in preparation for her marriage to the lord. “Little Forest – Natsu/Aki (Little Forest Summer/Autumn),” 2014 drama, 1 hour and 51 minutes. Starring Ai Hashimoto and Takahiro Miura. Ichiko lived in a big city. She departs city life to return to her small hometown in the Tohoku region. A self-sufficient woman, she lives alone in her family home in the fictional village of Komori (which literally translates as “Little Forest”). Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients. This gentle drama about going back to basics is filled with imagery of nature, as a young woman returns to her ancestral roots. “Migimagari no Dandy (I’m Dandy),” 1989 drama, 1 hour and 40 minutes. Directed by Hiroyuki Nasu. Starring Koji Tamaki and Koyuki Matsumoto. Ichijo, a middle-aged salary man, hassles to get his career back on track. “Nihon Jokyoden Ketto Midarebana (Bloodiest Flower),” 1971 drama, 1 hour and 47 minutes. Directed by Kosaku Yamashita. Starring Junko Fuji, Ken Takakura and Masahiko Tsugawa. The story of Tei, a female coalmine operator, who risks her life to protect the business that was passed on by her late husband. “Oboreru Sakana (Drowning Fish),” 2001 drama, 1 hour and 41 minutes. Directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi. Starring Kippei Shiina, Yosuke Kubozuka, IZAM, Yukie Nakama, Ken Watanabe, Masato Ibu and Yoko Nogiwa. Two offbeat officers, one who likes to dress as a woman and one who embezzled drug money during a bust, are on the brink of losing their jobs. They are given one final case, involving a gay club that may be covering up a police scandal. If they are successful in their investigation, they will be forgiven. As Akiyoshi and Shirasu begin their work, they discover that the case is much deeper and complicated than the surface reveals, and completing the case becomes the duo’s only priority. “Omatsuri Yaro Uogashi no Kyodaibun (The Festival Champ),” 1976 action film, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Norihumi Suzuki. Starring Hiroki Matsukata, and Koichi Iwaki. A man working in a fish market is crazy about festivals. “Sengo Hiwa Houseki Ryakudatsu (Postwar Secrets),” 1970 action film, 1 hour and 40 minutes. Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Bunta Sugawara and Chiezo Kataoka. A young man aspires to saving prostitutes from their plight. “Shimizuminato ni Kita Otoko (The Newcomer to Shimizu),” 1960 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 32 minutes. Directed by Masahiro Makino. Starring Hashizo Okawa and Satomi Oka. A young samurai disguised as a gambler joins the famous Shimizu family to investigate where Jirocho’s loyalty lies. “Tokyo Beranme Musume (The Tokyo Dame),” 1959 drama, 1 hour and 23 minutes. Directed by Kiyoshi Sasaki. Starring Hibari Misora, Jun Tatara and Miki Sanjo. Misora Hibari stars in this heartwarming story of love and forgiveness about a young woman’s efforts to keep her family together after her sister is disowned by their father for marrying the wrong man. “Tsuri Baka Nisshi 7 (Free and Easy 7),” 1994 comedy/drama, 1 hour and 37 minutes. Directed by Seiji Izumi. Starring Toshiyuki Nishida and Rentaro Mikuni. The seventh installment of the series “Tsuri Baka Nisshi,” which chronicles the adventures of Hama-chan and his boss Su-san, both fishing fanatics. On a fishing trip, Hama-chan and Su-san meet a beautiful lady and the three have a great time. Later, Su-san gets a toothache, and his dentist turns out to be the woman, whom he secretly takes fishing, lying to Hama-chan in the process. When the two men later run into one another, their friendship is threatened. “Umon Torimonocho Manji Gumo (The Eye of the Chinese Festival),” 1962 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 26 minutes. Directed by Toshikazu Kono. Starring Ryutaro Otomo and Kotaro Satomi. Umon investigates the murder of kabuki actors caused by deadly blows of red arrow. “Wakasama Zamurai Torimonocho Kuroi Tsubaki (Case of a Young Lord 9),” 1961 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 34 minutes. Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Hashizo Okawa and Satomi Oka. Young master comes to rescue Okimi who is suspected of murders in Izu. “Yagyu Bugeicho Dokugan Ittoryu (The Yagyu Military Art: One Eyed Swordsman),” 1964 samurai film, 1 hour and 27 minutes. Directed by Shoji Matsumura. Starring Jushiro Konoe, Hiroki Matsukata, Chiyonosuke Azuma and Isao Yamagata. Yagyu Jubei fights to protect the Yagyu family’s secret scroll from enemy ninjas. “Yojinbo Ichiba (Three Outlaws),” 1963 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 36 minutes. Directed by Teruo Ishii. Starring Hashizo Okawa and Hiroki Matsukata. Young Yanokichi and Niikichi fight against evil Toragoro who extorts money from the local sake breweries.

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