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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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Attack on Titan
Attack on Titan

Known in Japan as Shingeki no Kyojin, many years ago, the last remnants of humanity were forced to r…

AKB48 SHOW!
AKB48 SHOW!

AKB48 SHOW! is a NHK TV show featuring AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48, NGT48 and Nogizaka46 members. The…

Neko Neko Nihonshi
Neko Neko Nihonshi

The anime imagines if Japanese historical figures such as Queen Himiko, the warlord Oda Nobunaga, an…

My Voice for You
My Voice for You

A 46-year-old stubborn math teacher has trouble talking with others. His wife left home with her chi…

Piano no Mori
Piano no Mori

A tranquil tale about two boys from very different upbringings. On one hand you have Kai, born as th…

Tsurune
Tsurune

The story follows Minato Narumiya. Minato played Japanese archery in middle school, but after a cert…

Segodon
Segodon

Saigo Takamori, the hero of the Meiji Restoration, was born to a poor, low-ranking samurai family in…

Half Blue
Half Blue

In 1971, the year after the Osaka Exposition, a girl called Nireno Suzume was born to the owners of…

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