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“Downtown Rocket 2,” premieres Monday, June 1 at 8 p.m.; repeats on Tuesday at 1 p.m.
Ryohei Tsukuda is a former researcher at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. He now runs a factory that his father left behind.
Ryohei takes part in the domestic rocket development plan Stardust, run by a large Japanese corporation. One day, Ryohei suddenly hears that the firm’s CEO will be replaced and the Stardust plan will be shut down.
Naohiro is an employee at Ryohei’s factory. His father has fallen ill and every weekend Naohiro goes to his father’s farm to take care of him and the farm. Ryohei and Mitsuhiko visit Naohiro. There, Ryohei sees Naohiro driving a tractor, and is inspired by a new dream!
“Beautiful Strangers,“ 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. Can their friendship withstand reality?
“Oishii Gohan,” Monday at noon and Sunday at 8 p.m.
Ritsu is the oldest of three children. When his mother is hospitalized due to illness, he must take care of them and begin cooking for them. Ritsu discovers the wonderful world of cooking…but everything starts to get complicated when he also discovers that he is adopted.
“KIKU Mystery Theatre,” Wednesday at 7 p.m.; re-airs Thursday noon.
KIKU airs the best murder, mystery and intrigue on Wednesday nights!
“Marigold in 4 Minutes,“ Monday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 9 p.m.
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 be- comes determined to find a way to prevent the inevitable.
“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.
“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 sa- murai 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 Honno-ji 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.
“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.