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NHK World to cover Sumo in English!

Now us gaijin can join the fun!
Jul 09
// Soul Tsukino
NHK World has announced that they will carry English language coverage of top league sumo wrestling on their channel and online.The show, Grand Sumo Highlights will air several times a day on NHK World, and also will be available on the NHK World On Demand  Youtube channel.
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NHK Kohaku

Kohaku New Years show to feature Linked Horizon

Red versus white goes Jaeger
Nov 25
// Jeff Chuang
The 64th Kohaku Uta Gassen, or that NHK Kohaku new years variety show where top popular singers from teams red battle the same from team white, will feature Linked Horizon. And guess what they will sing?  Anime music has...
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Arashi and Ayase to host NHK New Year's Eve special

I'd act surprised but I'm really not
Oct 22
// Tim Sheehy
NHK have posted an early announcement regarding the hosts for their upcoming 64th annual News Year's Eve special Kohaku Uta Gassen. Once again, aging-boy band Arashi will be hosting for the fourth year in a row, and this...
Ghibli music photo
Ghibli music

Ghibli and J-Pop collide to make something awesome

Someone record this for me!
Jul 29
// Hiroko Yamamura
If you happen in Japan on August 14th, and have a moment to watch TV, you probably don't want to miss this. NHK will be hosting a pretty amazing musical event called, The Melody that Connects Everyone. The show will be featur...


Puzzling: Phi Brain will see a third season

Which young boy did he neglect this time?
Sep 23
// Chris Walden
Oh boy. NHK have just put up a blog that mentions that Phi Brain will be returning in 2013 for a third instalment of Kaito and his puzzle time. You have a few months to prepare for it this time around, as it won't be airing i...

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