1/17 Tue. 8:45PM (ET) / 5:45PM (PT)
22 years have passed since the Great Hanshin Earthquake which claimed more than 6,000 lives. According to a recent analysis of disaster victims, women are more likely to suffer a blood clot than men after experiencing a stressful life at shelters. It also takes longer time to eliminate their anxieties. The program questions disaster preparedness and reconstruction efforts provided without noticing those facts and considers how we can protect women's mind and body from disasters.
1/19 Thu. 8:00PM (ET) / 5:00PM (PT)
The program unveils the family history of TV celebrities.
1/21 Sat. 9:00PM (ET) / 6:00PM (PT)
A documentary based on timely subjects famous for its dignity and in-depth reporting.
1/22 Sun. 3:00PM (ET) / 12:00PM (PT)
The Kali Gandaki River runs through the Himalayas from the Tibetan Plateau to India. It is a 630-kilometer-long river and also a key to unravel the history of the Himalayan orogeny which occurred several hundred million years ago. The program explores mysteries over the Himalayas by going up the river while enjoying the beautiful and spectacular sights.
1/22 Sun. 10:15PM (ET) / 7:15PM (PT)
Many serious risks like large-scale earthquakes, extreme weather and outbreaks of new viruses are foreseen in Japan's future. In order to survive the coming "era of major disasters," the program unravels those mechanisms scientifically and delves into the forefront of countermeasures in a series. The fourth episode features a disastrous fire triggered by an earthquake.
1/23 Mon. 11:20PM (ET) / 8:20PM (PT)
A documentary series that focuses on first-class professionals from various fields.
1/24 Tue. 9:00PM (ET) / 6:00PM (PT)
Enjoy the exciting revelations of inspiring human drama of heroes, great artists and even the ordinary people that helped shape 1800 years of Japan's history.
1/29 Sun. 10:15PM (ET) / 7:15PM (PT)
The Asian black bear, the king of the forest, is a very cautious animal living in a dense forest. Their behavior has long been shrouded in mystery. The program takes a close look at the Asian black bears in Ashio, located in the western part of Tochigi Prefecture, through the eyes of a local cameraman Hiroshi Yokota who has been watching them for 28 years.