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水曜日のダウンタウン 수요일의 다운타운 星期三的DOWNTOWN
Everybody has theories that they personally cling blindly to regardless of proof or scientific validity. In this entertaining information program, a host of celebrities present their cases for pet theories to studio guests by any means be it academic argument or laughably “out there” logic. Can their theories gain acceptance? Or will they be discarded as pop science that only adds confusion to the world? Find out through exhaustive examination including on-location experiments!
佐藤健＆千鳥ノブよ！ この謎を解いてみろ！ 佐藤健＆千鳥nobu!解開這個謎！~來自天才解謎集團的挑戰書~
Show business’ biggest mystery fanatic, Takeru Sato, ventures overseas to solve the world’s greatest mysteries, recruiting his best friend, Nobu (from the comedy duo, Chidori). Takeru and Nobu challenge a team of five mystery creators alongside some big-name guests in the most extravagant competition ever for a Japanese mystery-themed program! Don’t miss it!
3 eps 60 & 120 min series｜3 eps
Our new format “Gotttttcha!!!” is based on a simple game known all around the world: “hide and seek”. But by adding three original twists, it’s reborn into the most hilarious and exciting game show, presented with a cool and futuristic look!
名医のＴＨＥ太鼓判！ 명의의 ＴＨＥ 확증！ 名醫的THE可靠的保證！
53 eps 60 & 120 min series｜53 eps
The strongest group of medical experts assembles to give a stamp of approval or categorically reject various daily practices or “beneficial” fitness regimens amid clashing views and often overturning popular, commonly accepted ideas on health and hygiene. They also put the private lives of various celebrities under a microscope, thoroughly examining such things as daily eating and sleeping habits, and ultimately passing judgment on the health risks their irregular lives are posing for them in this informative health program with a fun twist.
坂上＆指原のつぶれない店 사카가미＆사시하라의 망하지 않는 가게 坂上＆指原的不會倒閉的店
ドキドキチャレンジ！ 도키도키 챌린지 CatChat DokiDoki 大冒险！
15 min × 16 eps "MeowTube" videos (for social media)] 25 sec × 14 eps｜Eps 16
Curious and adventurous, CHAT is aiming to become the top star on "MeowTube." With help from his friends FLUFFY (polar bear) and SPICY (hedgehog), CHAT explores different parts of Japan and takes on unique and daring activities, to create an exciting MeowTube video that will garner the most ‘LIKES’ !
日本宮城３１１復興イベント ツール・ ド・東北２０１６ 일본 미야기 ３１１ 부흥이벤트 투어 더 토호쿠 ２０１６ 日本東北單車之旅
The Tour de Tohoku bicycle race was established to continually honor those who lost their lives in the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami while paying great tribute to the support and reconstruction efforts that followed in its wake. By covering the Tour de Tohoku 2016, this program seeks to report on the current state of Miyagi’s recovery following the disaster and introduce the prefecture’s beauty and attractions.
震災５年復興支援特別番組 ありがとう台湾！ 재해 ５년 부흥지원특별프로그램 고마워요 타이완！ 震災5年復興支援特別節目 謝謝您台灣！
5 years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011. Miyagi Prefecture received donations and support from Taiwan as well as inspiring words of encouragement to become a place bustling with activity once again attracting travelers.
100 eps 15 min series｜100 eps
DigiCon6 ASIA, which began in 2000, has grown to become Asia’s largest short movie film festival. Currently, 10 countries and regions participate including Japan, China, Taiwan, India, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia. All submitted works have an easily viewable running time of 15 minutes or less, running the gamut of formats from CG animation (2D & 3D) and stop motion/clay animation to live action, and spanning a wide variety of genres from children’s animation and human drama to action and science fiction. Carefully-selected works by Asia’s top film creators are presented.
時短生活ガイドSHOW 시간단축생활가이드 쇼 超省時生活
13 eps 60 min series｜13 eps
Modern people leading busy lives, this is the show for you! Please tell us what you would like to do in shorter time, then we will teach you the techniques that will enable you to achieve it.
2択恋愛 양자택일 연애 浪漫情三角
アメージパング！ 어메이지팡 ! Amazing Pang!阿多仔@ 日本
30 min series｜30 min series
Non-Japanese nationals with an abiding love and knowledge of Japan often exceeding that of Japanese natives themselves, share their passion toward Japan with the world! Visit places they’ve learned about not found in travel guides, glean little known information about people and culture. Join foreigners residing all across Japan as they culture shock you and bring you the most intriguing and compelling discoveries they’ve made!
아시안 에이스 亞洲第一名
30 min. series｜Series
Rival nations battle in a new twist on talent show competition. The best singers, dancers, magicians, chefs and more are on stage to amaze audiences and vie to see whose country will reign supreme. A team of impartial judges chooses a winner in each battle. Every battle is played out in a self-contained one hour format.
炎の体育会TV 열띤 체육회 TV 火炎運動會TV
60 and 120 min｜60 and 120 min series
The world's greatest female athletes challenge Japan's top comedians in sports battles designed to amaze and entertain. World record holders, international stars and the nations best women from swimming, volleyball, soccer, golf and martial arts have their hands full as they battle funny men in real competitions.
バナナマンのせっかくグルメ!! 바나나맨의 제대로 구르메!! 香蕉男的全國美食秀
30, 60, 120, 150 min series｜30, 60, 120, 150 min series
Japan is a country rich in regional gastronomy where local people are only too eager to have visitors try what they view as the greatest gourmet food around. Join Tokyo ce-lebrity Bananaman as they travel the country door-to-door gleaning information known only to local citizens, making incredible gourmet discoveries and introducing the charms of each locale.
キリウリ 페널티 비딩 才藝出清
“Batsu Bidding” is a studio based entertainment program with big impact humor. An auction is held where contestants try to become the winning bidder for the right to humiliate themselves. The contestant with the most outrageous suggestion wins the bid. However, prize money is only awarded to those winning bidders who step outside the studio and successfully complete the stunt. Laughter is the goal and viewers are richly rewarded.
ブレイン･サバイバー 브레인 서바이버 腦力激盪
Brain Survivor is the ultimate test of perception and memory. The studio contestants are bombarded with challenges and have very little time to answer. Each round involves different challenges and the elimination of competitors. The longer the game goes, the more difficult it becomes. To win requires concentration, great skill and the ability to perform under intense pressure. Who will be the next....BRAIN SURVIVOR?
ぶっこみジャパニーズ 붓코미 재패니즈 日本大師吐嘈你!
15 eps 120 min series｜15 eps
Right now across the globe, Japanese culture is immensely popular. “Cool Japan” has become a moniker for a Japanese cultural charisma that even inspires imitation as “faux Japanesque” resulting in the rise overseas of “imposters” of Japanese culture who have had no training. Genuine stewards of Japanese culture venture around the world to investigate phonies and cheap knockoffs and teach them how it’s really done.
ザ･イロモネア 이로모네아 搞笑綜藝王
所さんのニッポンの出番！ 디스커버리 재팬 與所桑一起發現日本
EXILE史上最悪の1日 EXILE의 사상 최악의 하루 EXILE史上最糟糕的一天
1 ep 70 min series｜1 ep
Vocal and dance group EXILE is a long-time fixture of the entire entertainment industry. They may look calm, cool, and collected normally, but today's a different story. Today they're the target of some pretty serious pranks! They say that the way a person reacts in an emergency tells us a lot about their true character: find out how weak or strong the Exile boys are as they're put to the test in out-of-control taxis, land in traps, and fall victim to pranks backstage. Meanwhile, back at the studio, the MC, guests, and the rest of the band burst into laughter at the sight of their fellow group members falling for trap after trap.This is a whole other side to EXILE, and it's a fun one! Whether you're a fan of the group or not, you won't want to miss this.
ギャンブル・ザ・ワールド 갬블 더 월드 世界文化猜猜猜
30 min. series｜Series
A high-stakes variety program that makes the world its stage as it makes wagers on the answers to unique and compelling questions. “What Japanese sake would top French sommeliers select as number 1?” “What country’s people would pick up the most oranges if rolled in massive numbers down a hill?” All manners of “experiments”, “verifications” and “contests” are conducted around the world while studio guest “gamblers” place bets on the outcomes.
しあわせ家族計画 행복 가족 계획 幸褔家庭計劃
60 min. x 91 eps.｜91 episodes
A primetime game show that delivers edge-of-your-seat suspense. The father of participating families must master an assigned challenge in one week to win dream prizes for his wife, children and himself. Home video footage tells the story of each family's weeklong collaboration to prepare their father for his moment of truth in the studio.
こども成長バラエティ 我が家の勇者！大冒険 어린이 성장 버라이어티 우리 집 용사! 孩子成長的綜藝節目-小勇者大冒險
1 ep 60 min series｜1 ep
Inspired by moving candid moments from a program about children overcoming real challenges and growing from them, this program heard the wishes of mothers and fathers to see their children grow up brave and compassionate, and created a fantasy world in which children can experience adventure as they complete assigned “missions.” Watch as these children overcome challenges and mature right before your very eyes, and join the studio guests in being moved to tears.
ホムカミ〜ニッポン大好き外国人 世界の村に里帰り〜 홈 컴인 ～일본을 좋아하는 외국인 , 세계의 마을로 귀국 Home Coming 外國人回鄉
60 min.｜60 min. Series
Over 2.07 million foreign nationals live in Japan today, working far away from their native homes. This variety program accompanies these expatriates on their emotional homecoming trips as they introduce loved ones and local attractions in an impassioned display of hometown pride.
ウチの子、ニッポンで元気ですか？ 我的孩子在日本過得好嗎？ 우리 아이, 일본에서 잘 지내나요?
4 eps 120 min series｜4 eps
Foreign workers are on the rise in Japan. Naturally, they have families far away in their native countries who are worried about them. This program shines a spot light on foreign worker s earning a living in Japan and on the parents concerned for the welfare of their expatriated children. The staff of “Is my child okay in Japan?” zooms in on places of employment for foreign workers and gives their worried parents a rare glimpse into how their children are faring, producing many surprising discoveries for Japanese as well!
飛び出せ！科学くん 출동！과학군 幼幼科學家
60 min series｜60 min series
This program challenges animals, nature, science, history, the mystery of the human body, and all the riddles that exist on the earth, with a child’s heart and a playful mind. Through ”explorations” into the unknown world, “experiments” full of playful elements and the like, the mystery of the earth is unraveled with the innocence of childlike ideas. It is an educational variety program that allows the audience to experience “the splendor of the earth” and “the wonder of nature” through fun conversations amongst the guests on the show.
60 min. x 9 eps. 90 min. x 1 eps. 120 min. x 2 ep.｜12 episodes
In a twist on the classic children’s game, musical chairs, when the music stops it’s time to find the chairs.Ten contestants are on the hunt for three winning chairs among hundreds of choices. As chairs are found, the contestants sit in them to find out if the chair is a winner. If the sensor sets off a winning bell, they win one of three spots in the episode’s finale. If they hear the losing sound, look out!
限度ヲ知レ 한도를 알라 尺度知多少
駆け込みドクター！運命を変える健康診断 의학 버라이어티 ～카케코미 닥터 出巡醫生
35 eps 60 & 120 min series｜35 eps
This program examines from a physician’s standpoint little health signs that crop up, and what happens if left unchecked, taking a positive and proactive approach to learning about the human body in hopes of enabling all of us to live our next decades as the picture of health.
お見合い大作戦 맞선 대작전 相親大作戰
Small rural towns have a shortage of women to marry their hard working men. Marry Our Men to the rescue. More than 30 women from a major city are welcomed by a whole town with great fanfare. The two-day event includes a series of 5 matchmaking events. Rivalries emerge and set up dramatic conclusions where hearts are both broken and come together.
中居正広の金曜日のスマたちへ 나카이 마사히로의 금요일의 스마들에게 中居正廣的女性相談室
5 eps more episodes will follow 60 min series｜5 eps more episodes will follow
A program aimed at refreshing the spirits of woman nationwide with great stress and anxiety relieving content. Women viewers are polled on their biggest desires and aspirations, perhaps “something they’ve always wanted to do”, and then those desires are realized for them. Whether their ambitions deal with work, play or romance, here is a program to inspire, and wash away daily stress.
がっちりマンデー!! 갓치리 먼데이 用功星期一
30 min series｜30 min series
This program lets viewers learn about money and the economy from people who are making a bundle! From global companies to small town workshops, from corporate CEOs to grandmothers with hit wonder ideas, this program uncovers a wealth of secrets to business success, all with a comedic and entertaining touch.
奥様はモンスター 그녀는 몬스터 惡質人妻
120 min. series｜Series
Are you troubled by the lady next door? This program culls true horror stories sent in from viewers about so-called “monster housewives” in their neighborhoods and presents them as realistic reenactments performed by some of Japan’s most famous actresses, coupled with in-studio testimony by the submitters themselves. An MC and guests then strive to come up solutions to the monster housewife problems.
ニンゲン観察バラエティ モニタリング 인간관찰버라이어티 모니터링 人間觀察機
15 eps more episodes will follow 60, 120, 180 min series｜15 eps more episodes will follow
"If I were xx, what would you do?” That’s the concept for a candid reaction program interviewing people on the street as well as celebrities. For example, what if a popular celebrity dressed up as a regular store clerk? Or what happens when a slightly tipsy husband decides to ask his wife if she loves him. What is her response? Will she reciprocate or not? Here is a show where people’s candid reactions repeatedly defy the imagination.