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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…

Log Horizon
Log Horizon

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

AKB48 SHOW!
AKB48 SHOW!

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

Kingdom
Kingdom

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

Neko Neko Nihonshi
Neko Neko Nihonshi

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

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…

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,…

Breakers
Breakers

Breakers centers on para-athletes who all meet an outcast sports scientist named Ren Narita. The ani…

Eru
Eru

Drama story follows the life of genius music composer Yuji Koseki and his wife Kinko.Yuji Koseki is…

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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…

Seiten wo Tsuke
Seiten wo Tsuke

Eiichi Shibusawa was born in 1840 to a farmer's family. He grew up helping his family with work, whi…

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