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“Dream Big!,” Tuesday, Feb. 2, at  11:30 a.m.; repeats on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. A documentary highlighting American servicemen of Japanese descent and their tremendous impact on Hawai‘i's postwar social structure, economy and politics. "Dream Big!" will tell the story of their contributions to Hawai‘i's growth....
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KIKU-TV 2020 New Year's Specials “The 70th Annual Red and White Song Contest,“ Wednesday, Jan. 1 at 5-10 p.m.; repeats on Thrusday, Jan. 2 at Noon-5 p.m. This year marks the 70th year since Kohaku Uta Gassen began! The program, more commonly known as Kohaku, is an annual music show produced by ­Japanese broadcaster NHK.....
'Tantei Monogatari.'

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“A Tiny School in the Mountains,“ Sunday, Dec. 1 at 9 p.m.; repeats on Monday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. A tiny elementary school in the mountains of Hamamatsu City in Shizuoka is closing due to the dwindling number of students in the remote location. The final eighteen students decide amoungst themselves that each will....
'Stepmother Blues.'

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“Heyacho,“ Thursday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m.; repeats on Friday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. Detective Kobuhiko Kamamoto is a detective with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, armed with keen interviewing skills and the ability to read peoples' personalities. But, his personal life is in shambles and he must find a way to juggle problems....
'Seven Detectives 1.'

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“Konko Mission,” Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. The awe-inspiring movie about the life of Konko Daijin, the founder of the Konko faith. “Stepmother Blues,” Sunday at 8 p.m.; repeats on Monday, at 1 p.m. Akiko Iwaki is a career woman who works very hard at her job. She gets married to Ryoichi Miyamoto who....
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“Izakaya Moheji 2,” Sunday, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m.; repeats on Monday, Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. A small, out-of-the-way izakaya in Tokyo has become the favorite hangout of people searching for nourishment...for their bodies and their souls. Izakaya Moheji is a place where regulars and strangers alike can find comfort and comfort food. The....
'Mystery Theatre.'

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"Three Days to Destiny," Sunday, Aug. 4 at 8 p.m.; and repeats Monday, Aug. 5 at 1 p.m. One of the most popular series to air on KIKU was "Happy Family Plan." In this show, dads had one week to learn a special talent that could win a special prize for their entire family. In,....
'Seven Detectives 2.'

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"Seven Detectives 2," premiers Thursday, July 18 at 8 p.m.; and repeats Friday, July 19 at 1 p.m. Division 12 of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is ridiculed as the "banishment room" where hardened detectives who cannot be fired are sent. No matter how glorious your past may have been, once you are sent there,....
'Oishii Gohan.'

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"Oishii Gohan," premiers on Monday, June 10 at 8 p.m. Tetsuya Watari plays Ryuhei, a rice shop owner who over the years has alienated his family with his stubborn, selfish behavior.  When heart trouble lands him in the hospital, his business partner seeks the help of Ryuhei’s son and daughter-in-law to help with the store. ....
“The Specialist.”

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“Ossan‘s Love,” Sunday,  May 5 at 8 p.m. Soichi Haruta is a single 33-year-old employed at a real estate office. He desires to get married, but isn't popular with women. He lives comfortably with his mother until one day she leaves their house and tells him to become independent. Living alone becomes a struggle. He....

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