“Oshin,” airs on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m.; repeats on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m.;  continues on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. (Sunday episodes have no repeat during the week)

One of Japan’s most watched series of all time, this story follows the life of Shin Tanokura during the Meiji Period up to the early 1900s. “Oshin” is a girl born in a very poor rural family in Japan, who through hard work and perseverance, eventually triumphs over pain and adversity to achieve fame and success.

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