(Programs are subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 847–2021.)
“Platinum Age,” premieres Sunday, Mar. 7, at 8 p.m.; repeats Monday at noon.
Just out of their 50s, three women find themselves standing at the crossroads of life: financially stable and able now to focus on nothing more important than where to meet for lunch, how to renovate the kitchen or where to vacation next. But new adventures and dreams unfold for these 60-year-olds.
“Since I Found You,“ premieres Friday, Mar. 12, at 4 p.m.; re-airs Monday through Friday at 4 p.m.
The successful, 40-year-old CEO of a construction company, Nathan Capistrano, had grown up poor. Now wealthy, Nathan finds life at the top lonely and frustrating. He one day meets the spunky Dani, whom he views as a kindred spirit. Is it too good to be true?
“Onihei Hankacho,” premieres Friday, Mar. 12, at 8 p.m.; re-airs Saturday at 7 p.m.
Based on a series of novels, this Tokugawa-era procedural focuses on Heizo Hasegawa, the illegitimate son of the head of the Edo special police. A former delinquent, Heizo mirrors his father’s commitment to fighting crime and leads a band of samurai police and reformed criminal informants to solve difficult crimes. His actions cause a villain to nickname him Onihei, meaning Heizo, the demon.
“An Eden For Two,” premieres Sunday, Mar. 21, at 9 p.m.; repeats Monday at 1 p.m., until Mar. 22.
An aging couple choose to live off the grid, deep in the mountains. Fighting against materialism, Torao and Fusako Tanaka cultivate the rugged terrain, planting and raising enough rice and vegetables to sustain themselves. The mountain’s emotional significance helps the couple overcome the effects of aging for 25 years.
“Doctor X 5,” premieres Monday, Mar. 22, at 8 p.m.; repeats Tuesday at 1 p.m.
After the corruption scandal of Hiruma Shigekatsu, Totei Medical University Hospital enters a new era with its first female hospital director. Talented freelance surgeon Michiko Daimon touts “Patients first” and initiates sweeping reforms to clean up the medical department. Behind the scenes, however, Shigekatsu acts to restore the unchecked, hierarchical “black tower” to recapture his profits. When he acts suspiciously, Daimon fights the organization head-on.
“Seiten wo Tsuke,” premieres Tuesday, Mar. 23, at 8 p.m.; repeats Sunday at 7 p.m.
This Taiga drama features Eiichi Shibusawa, born in 1840 to a farmer’s family which manufactured and sold indigo and silk. Leaving his hometown at 23, he worked for the government and traveled to Paris where he learned about banking. Returning to Japan, he helped build its first modern bank, later founded or supported about 500 companies and helped establish as many as 600 public services, including education for women.
“Iryu 3,” premieres Sunday, Mar. 28, at 9 p.m.; repeats Monday at 1 p.m.
Team Medical Dragon is once again reassembled to revive a faltering Meishin University Hospital. Several years after Ryutaro Asada left the hospital, patients have decreased due to the scandal of Takeo Noguchi, a constant stream of lawsuits and lower-quality surgeons.
“The General’s Daughter,” Monday through Friday at 4 p.m., until Mar. 11.
2nd Lt. Rhian Bonifacio, an AFP Military Nurse dedicated to saving lives, is also an undercover spy trained by her father, Santiago Guerrero. But she learns Guerrero is an enemy who’s trained her to be used against her real father.
“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.;
re-airs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at noon.
Sequel to “Soko ga Shiritai” takes you on a Japanese journey, highlighting foods and places that define the country.
“The Specialist,” Monday at noon, until Mar. 1.
Top profiler Takuma Yoshito of the Kyoto Police Department is sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape and attempted murder. The crime victim wakes from her coma after a decade to exonerate him and free him from prison. Now he has the newfound ability to see things through a criminal’s mind.
“Stepmother Blues,” Monday at 8 p.m.; repeats Tuesday at 1 p.m.
Akiko Iwaki is a career woman who works hard at her job. She gets married to Ryoichi Miyamoto who has a daughter, so Akiko must now deal with housework and raising her stepdaughter.
“KIKU Mystery Theatre,“ Wednesday at 7 p.m.; re-airs Thursday at noon.
The best murder, mystery and intrigue on Wednesday evenings!
“Black Leather Notebook,” Thursday at 8 p.m.; repeats Friday at 1 p.m.
Motoko embezzles 180 million yen from the bank where she had worked as a temporary hire, copying all large account names into her black notebook. She opens a Ginza club, but must survive the competitive, often shady, “night business” world.
“Lone Wolf With Cub 3,” Friday at 8 p.m.; repeats Saturday at 7 p.m., until Mar. 6.
Season three follows the Shogun’s executioner Ogami Itto. Traveling with his son as paid assassins, he wreaks revenge on mortal enemy Yagyu Retsudo and his Yagyu clan.
“All of Me,” Saturday at 5 p.m.
Widower Dr. Manuel Figueras falls in love with and weds Lena Dimaculangan. But on their honeymoon, a hired killer pursues Manuel who escapes death by entering a magic portal that turns him into his younger self. Manuel must choose between winning back Lena, who has remarried his protégé — or starting another new life.
“Beautiful Strangers,” Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 5 and 6 p.m.
Kristine befriends a homeless girl but learns that the girl had been sexually abused by Kristine’s father. Eventually, the truth comes out. Will their friendship withstand this difficult history?
“Partners 14,” Saturday at 8 p.m.
Detective Ukyo Sugishita shows great insight and cunning; with his rough but strong-minded partner, Toru Kai, who has excellent powers of observation, he solves mysterious crimes.
“Jazz Alley TV,“ Saturday at 9 p.m.
Founded by Maui’s Ken Martinez Burgmaier, this series featured jazz and regional musical performances around the world since 1992.
“Kirin ga Kuru,“ Sunday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 8 p.m.; repeats Wednesday at 1 p.m., until Mar. 21.
Sengoku era historical drama on Mitsuhide Akechi, the general who assassinates Japan’s unifier Nobunaga Oda.
“I Will Not Work Overtime, Period!,” Sunday at 9 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m., until Mar. 16.
Director at WEB Productions, Yui Higashiyama, loathes working overtime due to her workaholic father and fiancé. She tries to be efficient and finish her job on time. However, her peaceful days change after a new department head arrives.