Japanese TV Broadcasting Abroad

The Japan Foundation offers a variety of Japanese television programs (dramas, animations, documentaries, and feature films) to the TV stations overseas with a view to introducing diverse aspects of Japanese culture and society from traditional to modern.

We introduce many faces of Japan to people around the globe through quality Japanese TV programs.

Various Style of Living

It is a fun and easy way to get acquainted with various lifestyles and social practices of the Japanese people.

Photo of Love Stories from Fukuoka

「福岡恋愛白書」©Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting Co.,Ltd.

Unique Local Culture and Customs

Every region of Japan has its own history and traditions, which enhances Japan’s already rich culture.

Photo of Hanayomenoren

「花嫁のれん」©東海テレビ/テレパック

Quality and Heart of Craftmanship

High-level techniques and artistic quality of Japanese are embodied by thriving works of individual craftsmen.

Photo of KIWAMI Inheriting Japanese culture to next generations

極~次世代に継ぐNIPPONの極意~」©Setonaikai Broadcasting Co., Ltd

Art of Cuisine

Japan is proud of its food culture, which has been handed down from generation to generation and yet continues to evolve.

Photo of Wonder Box!Shikoku

「Wonder Box!四国」©Kochi Broadcasting Co.Ltd.

Japanese TV Broadcasting Abroad

Click the link below to view the latest information on the Program for Japanese TV Broadcasting Abroad in Latin America.

as of September 12, 2016

Country TV Station Title Period Category
MongoliaUBSCarnation2016/4/19~Drama
MongoliaUBSTakumi's HobbyTo be confirmedDocumentary
MongoliaUBSMidnight Diner I~IIITo be confirmedDrama
MongoliaUBSSpace BrothersTo be confirmedAnimation
MongoliaUBSINUYASHATo be confirmedAnimation
MongoliaUBSINUYASHA The FinalTo be confirmedAnimation
MongoliaNTVLove Stories from Fukuoka2016/6/20~2016/6/24Drama
MongoliaNTVThe Voices of a Distant Star (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/8/10Animation
MongoliaNTVThe Place Promised in Our Early Days (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/8/11Animation
MongoliaNTV5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/8/12Animation
MongoliaNTVChildren Who Chase Lost Voices (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/8/13Animation
MongoliaNTVThe Garden of Words (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/8/14Animation
MongoliaNTVMemory of the World: Message from Sakubei Yamamoto ~A miner-painter's link to the future~To be confirmedDocumentary
MongoliaNTVMarumo's StoryTo be confirmedDrama
MongoliaNTVMother-in-Law vs. Daughter-in-LawTo be confirmedDrama
MongoliaChannel 25Gochiso-san Bon Appetit! 2016/8/18~Drama
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaHealthcare: A Key to Happiness2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaJapanese Desalination Technology2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaJapanese Fuel Cell Technology2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaEnergy-saving and Resource Recycling in Japan2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaKIWAMI Inheriting Japanese culture to next generations2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaSTAR TVTreasures of the Land of the Rising Sun…To be confirmedDocumentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaBEGIN Japanology I2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaBEGIN Japanology II2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaBEGIN Japanology III2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaCHEERS! Centenarians2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaThe NECHU! Devoted to・・・2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaSurviving the Tsunami2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaOn the Rooftops of Tokyo2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaLet’s Watch and Hear All in Japan! 7. Protecting Our Forests2016/9/1~2017/8/31Documentary
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaJapan Food Culture Quest: Saving the Home of Bonito2017/2/1~2018/1/31Cuisine
MongoliaBloomberg TV MongoliaJapan Food Culture Quest: Delivering Sushi to the World2017/2/1~2018/1/31Cuisine
MongoliaMongol HD TVThe Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011 —A nursery teacher’s hard struggleTo be confirmedDocumentary
Timor-LesteRTTLOshin2015/9/6Feature film
LaosLao Star TVMarumo's Story2016/5/7~2016/7/16Drama
LaosLao Star TVLove Stories from FukuokaTo be confirmedDrama
BangladeshNTVTora-san’s Sunrise and Sunset2016/9/tbcFeature film
BangladeshNTVMarumo's StoryTo be confirmedDrama
BhutanBBSMarumo's StoryTo be confirmedDrama
NepalNepal TelevisionDisaster Reduction : Frontline Measures2016/3/31~Documentary
NepalNepal TelevisionLifestyles in Japan2016/4/29~Documentary
NepalNepal TelevisionFor the Recovery: Community Bonds in the Wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake2016/4/24Documentary
NepalNepal TelevisionOvercoming the Disaster-Tohoku Shinkansen2016/4/10Documentary
FijiFBCCarnation2016/2/5~2017/1/20Drama
FijiFBCMother-in-Law vs. Daughter-in-Law2016/2/22~2016/3/23Drama
TongaTBCCarnation2016/3/3~Drama
TongaTBCTico and Friends2016/6/10~Animation
TongaTBCLove Stories from Fukuoka2016/6/11~Drama
TongaTBCMidnight Diner I~III2016/8/25~Drama
SamoaTV1Marumo's Story2016/5/19~Drama
SamoaTV1Disaster Reduction : Frontline Measures2016/5/19~Documentary
SamoaTV1The Science Station2016/4/7~Education
Papua New GuineaEMTVCarnation2016/1/5~Drama
Papua New GuineaEMTVTico and Friends2016/6/17~Animation
Papua New GuineaKundu 2World Pro Wrestling 2016/7/17~2016/12Variety show
MicronesiaFSMWorld Pro Wrestling2016/8/1~2016/8/29Variety show
NicaraguaCanal 12The Genie Family2016/1/15~Animation
Trinidad and TobagoTV6Carnation2016/3/14~Drama
HondurasCanal 10Wonder Box!Shikoku2016/4/11~Documentary
HondurasCanal 102. Treasure Island of Food, Shikoku(After "Wonder Box!”)~2016/10/14Cuisine
El SalbadorCanal 33Astro Boy2016/6/18~Animation
El SalbadorCanal 33The Genie Family2016/6/18~Animation
MexicoCanal del CongresoThe Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011 —A nursery teacher’s hard struggle2016/3/11Documentary
MexicoCanal OnceRise and Shine! Ⅰ2016/9/6~Education
MexicoCanal OnceRise and Shine! Ⅱ(After "Rise and Shine Ⅰ")Education
MexicoQueretaroAsuka High School March!2016/5/4~Drama
MexicoCapital 21Astro Boy2016/6/13~Animation
MexicoCapital 21The Genie Family2016/6/14~Animation
MexicoCORTVJapan Food Culture Quest: Saving the Home of Bonito2016/9/14~Cuisine
Costa RicaUCRTVThe Garden of Words (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/2Animation
Costa RicaUCRTVThe Place Promised in Our Early Days (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/9Animation
Costa RicaUCRTVThe Voices of a Distant Star (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/16Animation
Costa RicaUCRTV5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/23Animation
BoliviaPATOshin2016/1/18~Drama
BoliviaA.T.BAstro Boy2016/7~(tbc)Animation
JamaicaTVJMarumo's Story2016/8/22~Drama
JamaicaTVJLove Stories from Fukuoka2016/8/24~Drama
ChileETC TVThe Genie Family2016/3/28~Animation
ChileETC TVOshin2016/3/28~Drama
EcuadorGAMA TVThe Genie Family2016/3/20~Animation
ParaguayRed GuaraniThe Genie Family2016/4/11~Animation
VenezuelaVALE TVThe Genie Family2016/3/28~Animation
VenezuelaVALE TVCarnation2016/6/21~Drama
VenezuelaVALE TVThe Garden of Words (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/6/13Animation
VenezuelaVALE TV5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/6/28Animation
VenezuelaVALE TVAstro Boy2016/8/1~Animation
BrasilTV AbertaYugata Recipe2016/9/18~Cuisine
BrasilTV OsascoYugata Recipe2016/9/18~Cuisine
BrasilTV GuarulhosYugata Recipe2016/9/18~Cuisine
SerbiaRTSCarnation2016/3/28~Drama
SerbiaRTSLove Stories from Fukuoka2016/4/6~Drama
TurkmenistanSCTTRBCMarumo's Story2016/2/3~Drama
TurkmenistanSCTTRBCThe Genie Family2016/2/28~Animation
UzbekistanNTRCCarnation2016/5/2~Drama
UzbekistanNTRCMother-in-Law vs. Daughter-in-Law2016/9/19~Drama
HungaryMTVAWorld Cultural Heritage Sites in Japan2016/4/4~8Documentary
HungaryMTVAWorld Natural Heritage Areas in Japan2016/4/4~6Documentary
SlovakiaRTVSWonderful Science Part 12016/6/1~2016/6/30Education
SlovakiaRTVSWonderful Science Part 22016/6/1~2016/6/30Education
SlovakiaRTVSWonderful Science Part 32016/6/1~2016/6/30Education
SlovakiaRTVSUnknown Wonders2016/6/8~2016/7/27Education
SlovakiaRTVSKids Survival School2016/6/2~2016/6/8Education
BulgariaBNT2Japan's Eco-model Cities2016/1/19~Documentary
BulgariaBNT2BEGIN Japanology2016/1/19~Documentary
BulgariaBNT2Unknown Wonders2016/1/19~Documentary
BulgariaBNT2The Animal Conference on the EnvironmentTo be confirmedDocumentary
BulgariaBNTWonderful Japan2016/6/1~2016/6/3Documentary
BulgariaBNTOnly in Tokyo2016/7/7Documentary
BulgariaBNTFacing the Future: Evolution of Japanese Eco-Cars2016/6/30Documentary
BulgariaBNTOrigami Wonderland2016/7/tbcEducation
LatviaLTVBEGIN Japanology Ⅰ2016/3/2~3/16Documentary
LatviaLTVBEGIN Japanology Ⅱ2016/3/23~2016/4Documentary
LatviaLTVUnknown Wonders2016/3/16~2016/4Documentary
LatviaLTVWonderful Japan2016/3/2~3/9Documentary
LithuaniaLNKThe Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011 —A nursery teacher’s hard struggle2016/4/30~Documentary
LithuaniaLNKWorld Pro Wrestling2016/4/29~Variety show
LithuaniaLNKFantastic Children2016/7/11~Animation
LithuaniaLRT KultūraWorld Cultural Heritage Sites in Japan2016/6/4 2016/6/11Documentary
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBHRT10 Minutesbox2016/6/18~Documentary
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBHRTAstro Boy2016/6/18~Animation
QatarQatar Today TVThe Voices of a Distant Star (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/7Animation
QatarQatar Today TVThe Place Promised in Our Early Days (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/8Animation
QatarQatar Today TVChildren Who Chase Lost Voices (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/6Animation
QatarQatar Today TVThe Garden of Words (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/7Animation
QatarQatar Today TV5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/7Animation
EgyptERTU5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/6Animation
EgyptERTUThe Garden of Words (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/7Animation
RwandaTV 10Astro Boy2015/9/28~10/31Animation
RwandaTV 10Battle of the Planets2015/11/2~2016/1/11Animation
RwandaTV 10Samurai Pizza Cats2016/3/15~4/27Animation
UgandaBukedde TVBattle of the Planets2016/6/29~Animation
TanzaniaITVCarnation2016/3/23~Drama
TanzaniaITVWorld Pro Wrestling2016/5/22~Variety show
TanzaniaITVIron Chef2016/6/18~Variety show
ZambiaMUVI TVCarnation2016/3/27~Drama
ZimbabweZBCCarnation2016/4/9~Drama
ZimbabweZBCMother-in-Law vs. Daughter-in-Law2016/7/13~Drama
MadagascarTV PlusWorld Pro Wrestling2016/3/31~Variety show
MadagascarTV PlusAsuka High School March!2016/4/1~Drama
NigeriaChannels TVAstro Boy2016/4/9~10/15Animation
NigeriaChannels TVBattle of the Planets2016/4/23~10/29Animation
NigeriaChannels TVSamurai Pizza Cats2016/4/16~10/22Animation
KenyaKBCMarumo's Story2016/5/23~Drama
KenyaKBCCarnation2016/6/27~Drama
AngoraTV ZimboThe Voices of a Distant Star (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/6/25Animation
AngoraTV ZimboThe Place Promised in Our Early Days (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/23Animation
AngoraTV Zimbo5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/24Animation
AngoraTV ZimboChildren Who Chase Lost Voices (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/6/26Animation
AngoraTV ZimboThe Garden of Words (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/7/30Animation
MozambiqueTVMThe Voices of a Distant Star (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/9/3Animation
MozambiqueTVMThe Place Promised in Our Early Days (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/9/24 & 2016/10/1Animation
MozambiqueTVM5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/9/17Animation
MozambiqueTVMChildren Who Chase Lost Voices (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/10/8 & 2016/10/15Animation
MozambiqueTVMThe Garden of Words (Makoto Shinkai Animation)2016/9/10Animation
MalawiTimes TVScience ZERO2016/7/15~2016/7/19Documentary

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