(Programs are subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 847–2021.)
“Hatenkou,” Tuesday, June 1, 1 p.m., and Monday, June 7, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.; repeats Tuesday, June 8, at noon and 1 p.m.
Based on a true story about a young man, Yuji Tamura, who suddenly becomes the new CEO of an optical chain of stores in hopes of saving it from bankruptcy and making it the world’s best. Will Yuji and his team be able to overcome the series of setbacks ranging from funding woes to interference from rival brands?
“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.
Sequel to “Soko ga Shiritai” takes you on a Japanese journey, highlighting foods and places that define the country.
“KIKU Mystery Theatre,” Wednesday at 7 p.m.; re-airs Thursday at noon.
The best murder, mystery and intrigue in Japanese broadcasting!
“Partners 15,” Thursday at 8 p.m.; re-airs on Friday at 1 p.m.
Wataru Kaburagi returns to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Dept. after police academy training but is assigned to do PR work. Meanwhile, Hatsue Kurugu goes to the #1 investigation division and claims to have killed Futoshi Miyata. Earlier, Miyata’s body was found at an irrigation channel, but police concluded the death was by accidental drowning. Det. Ukyo Sugishita takes an interest, investigating to uncover the truth.
“All of Me,” Saturday at 5 p.m.
Widower Dr. Manuel Figueras finally weds his new love Lena Dimaculangan, but a hired killer chases him during their honeymoon. He escapes death by entering a magic portal that turns him into his younger self; however, he must choose between winning back Lena, who is remarried, and starting a new life for himself.
“The General’s Daughter,” Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 5 and 6 p.m.
2nd Lt. Rhian Bonifacio, an AFP Military Nurse dedicated to saving lives, is also an undercover spy taught by her father, Santiago Guerrero. But she learns he is an enemy who’s trained her to be used against her real father.
“Onihei Hankacho,” Saturday at 7 p.m.; repeats Friday at 8 p.m.
Based on a novel series, this Edo-set procedural focuses on Heizo Hasegawa, the illegitimate son of the head of the special police. Former delinquent Hasegawa mirrors his father’s commitment to fighting crime; he heads a band of samurai police and reformed criminal informants to solve difficult crimes. His actions cause villains to nickname him “Onihei” meaning “Heizo, the demon.”
“Partners 14,” Saturday from 8-10 p.m.
Showing great insight and cunning, Det. Ukyo Sugishita, together with his tough but strong-minded partner, Toru Kai, solves mysterious crimes.
“Kita no Kuni Kara,”
Ep. #14: Tuesday, June 1, 8 p.m.; repeats Wednesday, June 2, 1 p.m.
Ep. #15: Sunday, June 6, 7 p.m.; re-airs Monday, June 7, noon.
Ep. #16-17: Tuesday, June 8, 7-9 p.m.; repeats Wednesday, June 9, noon-2 p.m.
Ep. #18: Sunday, June 13, 7 p.m.; repeats Monday, June 14, noon.
Ep. #19-20: Tuesday, June 15, 7-9 p.m.; re-airs Wednesday, June 16, noon-2 p.m.
Ep #21: Sunday, June 20, 7 p.m.; repeats Monday, June 21, noon.
Ep #22-23: Tuesday, June 22, 7-9 p.m.; re-airs Wednesday, June 23, noon-2 p.m.
Ep #24: Sunday, June 27, at 7 p.m.
Set in Furano, Hokkaido, this show follows the Kuroita family through narrator Jun, the son who describes the childhood tale of himself and his sibling torn between their parents during a divorce. With sister Hotaru, Jun matures in the harsh climates of the north, learning about life by interacting with Furano townsfolk.
Ep. #27-28: Sunday, June 6, 8 p.m.; repeats Monday, June 7, 1 p.m.
Ep. #29-32: Sunday, June 13, from 8-10 p.m.; re-airs Monday, June 14, from 1-3 p.m.
Ep. #33-34: Monday, June 14, 8 p.m.; repeats Tuesday, June 15, from 1 p.m.
Ep. #35-38: Sunday, June 20, from 8-10 p.m.; re-airs Monday, June 21, from 1-3 p.m.
Ep. #39-40: Monday, June 21, 8 p.m.; repeats Tuesday, June 22, 1 p.m.
Ep. #41-45: Sunday, June 27, from 8-10:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday, June 28, from 1-3:30 p.m.
Three 60something women find themselves standing at the crossroads of life. Financially stable with no problems other than where to meet for lunch, how to renovate the kitchen or where to next vacation, they face new adventures and chase new dreams.
“Iryu 3,” Sunday at 9 p.m.; repeats Monday at 2 p.m., until June 7.
Several years after Ryutaro Asada left Meishin University Hopital, patients have declined due to the Takeo Noguchi scandal, a constant stream of lawsuits and lower-quality surgeons. So Team Medical Dragon once again reunites to revive the faltering Meishin.