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“Beautiful Strangers,“ premiers on Monday, May 11 at 4 p.m.; Monday through Friday, 4 p.m.
Kristine befriends a homeless girl named Leah, only to learn that her real name is Joyce and she was sexually abused by Kristine’s father. Eventually the truth comes out. Will their friendship be able to withstand reality?
“Marigold in 4 Minutes,“ premiers on Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m.; re- peats on Monday at Noon.
When 25-year-old Mikoto touches another person’s hands, he sees a vi- sion of that person dying. Although it’s been this way all his life, he has only now come to realize his visions are real. Mikoto wants to believe he has the power to change fate, but fate is rigid and unchangeable.
Still, when the vision he sees is of his beloved stepsister, Mikoto becomes determined to find a way to prevent the inevitable.
“Doctor X 5,“ premiers on Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m.
Surgeon Michiko Daimon is sent to Totei University Hospital in this popular fifth season. It has been a year since the downfall of Hiruma Shigekatsu who had engaged in dirty hospital politics. Teito Medical Uni- versity Hospital enters a new era with its first female hospital director. She touts, “Patients first” and presses forward with big reforms to clean up the medical department. However, powerful persons in the hospital start working behind the scenes in an attempt to restore the unchecked powers and “black tower” which controlled the hierarchical society to recapture their own “profits.” While Hiruma acts suspiciously, talented freelance surgeon Daimon fights the organization head-on.
“Lone Wolf With Cub 3,” Friday at 8 p.m.; repeats on Saturday at 7 p.m.
The third season of the series which chronicles the story of Ogami Itto, the Shogun’s executioner. He sets off with his son as assassins for hire until he finds vengeance upon his mortal enemy Yagyu Retsudo and the entire Yagyu clan.
“Partners 14,” Thursday at 8 p.m.; repeats on Friday at 1 p.m.
The 14th season of this popular detective series — Detective Ukyo Sugishita, has great insight and cunning skills. His partner, Toru Kai, is strong-minded and rough and he is an excellent observer. Together they solve many mysterious crimes.
“Oyaji no Senaka,“ Sunday at 8 p.m.; repeats on Monday at noon.
A ten-part collective drama by different scriptwriters, focused on the theme of fathers and their children.
“Iryu,“ Sunday at 9 p.m.; repeats on Monday at 1 pm.
A prodigal surgeon, exiled from the medical field is recruited by an assistant professor who wishes to use his skills to complete her thesis on a procedure to promote herself politically. Her ultimate goal is to change the corruption in the Japanese medical system. He accepts and begins re- cruiting a team skilled enough for the surgery.
“I Will Not Work Overtime!“ Monday at 8 p.m.; repeats Tuesday at 1 p.m.
The director at WEB Productions Company, Yui Higashiyama, loathes working overtime due to her bad experiences with a workaholic father and fiancé. She tries to be efficient and never works overtime, but her peaceful days begin to change after a new department head arrives at work.
“Kirin ga Kuru,” Tuesday, at 8 p.m.; repeats on Wednesday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m.
This Taiga Drama is based on the life of Akechi Mitsuhide. He was a samurai and general who lived during the Sengoku period of feudal Japan. Mitsuhide was a strategic general under Oda Nobunaga and became famous for his rebellion against Nobunaga in 1582, which led to Nobunaga’s death at Honnoji Temple.
“Behind the Noren 4,” Saturday at 8 p.m.
The family drama “Behind the Noren” continues. Naoko has overcome a variety of handicaps to become the innkeeper of Kaguraya and strong enough to voice her opinions to her mother-in-law, Shino. Naoko wants to prove that anyone can become an innkeeper if they have the drive and true desire to be hospitable to guests. She ultimately hires a cheerful yet dull-witted and sloppy apprentice as a trainee, which causes a commotion at Kaguraya.
“Since I Found You,“ Saturday at 6 p.m.; repeats on Sunday at 5 p.m.
Nathan Capistrano is the 40-year-old CEO of a successful construction company. Growing up poor and facing hardships all his life, Nathan tackled life’s obstacles with a ruthless and uncompromising attitude. Now wealthy and successful, he finds that life at the top is lonely and frustrating. Until he meets Dani, a spunky and outspoken 20-something, who Nathan comes to view as a kindred spirit. Is the union perfect? Or is it too good to be true.
“All of Me,“ Monday through Friday, 4 p.m.
In this romantic fantasy drama, Manuel Figueras is a devoted doctor who decides to leave his flourishing practice behind after his wife passes away. He retreats to a simpler life living on an island and meets Lena Dimaculangan, a young woman who challenges him to embrace life again. Despite the vast differences in their ages, they fall in love and marry.
While on their honeymoon, Manuel is pursued by a hired killer and escapes death when he stumbles upon a magic portal that transforms him to his younger self. The younger Manuel discovers that time on Earth has advanced and Lena is now happily married to his former protege. Manuel must make a decision: seek revenge and win Lena back or start a brand new chapter of his life.
“You’re My Home,” Saturday at 5 p.m.
The Fontanilla Family’s simple happy life begins to unravel when the parents become involved in bringing an unsolved homicide case to justice. With little time to devote to their children, many responsibilities fall on their young daughter, Grace. One day, Grace rebels, leaving her youngest brother, Vince, with no supervision. When the parents return home, Vince is missing. Will this be the catalyst that brings the family back together?
“Kuru Kuru Japan,” Monday through Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Delicious foods of Japan. Cultured salmon in Tottori, bonito cuisine in Kagoshima and more!
“Soko ga Japan,” Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m.; repeats on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at noon.
This series, which replaces “Soko ga Shiritai,” takes you on a journey through Japan, highlighting foods and places that define Japan.