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NHK (official English name: Japanese Broadcasting Corporation) isJapan's national public broadcasting organization. NHK, which has always identified itself to its audiences by the English pronunciation of its initials, is a publicly owned corporation funded by viewers' payments of a television license fee.

NHK operates two terrestrial television services (NHK General TV and NHK Educational TV), two satellite television services (NHK BS-1 and NHK BS Premium, both now high-definition television services), and three radio networks (NHK Radio 1, NHK Radio 2, andNHK FM).

NHK also provides an international broadcasting service, known as NHK World. NHK World is composed of NHK World TV, NHK World Premium, and the shortwave radio service NHK World Radio Japan. World Radio Japan also makes some of its programs available on the internet.

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Log Horizon
Log Horizon

One day, while playing the online game Elder Tales, 30,000 players suddenly find themselves trapped…

Kingdom
Kingdom

In the Warring States Period of ancient China (475-221 BCE), Shin and Hyou are war-orphans in the ki…

Vinland Saga
Vinland Saga

For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strong…

Mairimashita! Iruma-kun
Mairimashita! Iruma-kun

Suzuki Iruma has just been abandoned and sold to a demon by his irresponsible parents! Surprisingly,…

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Pakkororin

A minute long children's anime that follows 3 siblings. Two brothers who are rectangular and circula…

JAPANGLE
JAPANGLE

JAPANGLE is a new series of educational entertainment programs that puts a spotlight on various aspe…

Anime Supernova
Anime Supernova

Anime Supernova presents the short works of some of today's most imaginative Japanese animators. Eac…

To Your Eternity
To Your Eternity

A lonely boy wandering the Arctic areas of North America meets a wolf, and the 2 change into quick p…

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Songs of Tokyo

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics just around the corner, Japan is endeavoring to share m…

Ao no Orchestra
Ao no Orchestra

In the fall of his third and final year of middle school, Hajime Aono, a violin prodigy, stopped pla…

Bugiugi
Bugiugi

Sets in the 1910s, this is the story of Hanada Suzuko, a young girl who grew up in a family that own…

Hikikomori Sensei
Hikikomori Sensei

Yohei Ueshima is a so-called "Hikikomori Survivor", who had been isolated for 11 years since he was…

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