NHK Drama Showcase

Free online showcase for NHK Drama Series. Explore drama "made in Japan."

Kiriko's Crime Diary

"The place Kiriko sought to be her final abode was prison..." ― A hilarious yet poignant account of a lonesome woman's quest for comfort in her old age ―

5 episodes (50 min.)

Fill in the Blanks

"You died three years ago." A man is revived from a death he has no memory of. A suspense that soon turns into an emotional drama.

5 episodes (50 min.)

TEEN REGIME (50 min.)

A dictator or a savior? The 17-year-old prime minister designated by an AI.

5 episodes (50 min.)

To Heal the Heart

Based on the life of a pioneer researcher of PTSD in Japan, the series depicts his mission to stand by those deeply hurt by tragedy.

4 episodes (50 min.)

How to be Likable in a Crisis

A public relations specialist for a university confronts social contradictions and individual sorrows. A comedy.

5 episodes (50 min.)

Momo and the Seven Papagenos

A young woman goes on a journey to discover options beyond suicide.

1 episode (59m45s)

A Stranger in Shanghai

The "Rashomon" author's visit to China during a period of turmoil in the 1920s.

2 episodes (40 min.)

Snow Country

A dramatization of the classic of Japanese and world literature depicting a story of doomed love in a wintry setting.

2 episodes (50 min.)

Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter

The life of a talented painter trapped in the shadow of an iconic artist.

2 episodes (41m30s, 39m30s)

Kiriko's Crime Diary

"The place Kiriko sought to be her final abode was prison..." ― A hilarious yet poignant account of a lonesome woman's quest for comfort in her old age ―

5 episodes (50 min.)

Fill in the Blanks

"You died three years ago." A man is revived from a death he has no memory of. A suspense that soon turns into an emotional drama.

5 episodes (50 min.)
Language

TEEN REGIME

A dictator or a savior? The 17-year-old prime minister designated by an AI.

5 episodes (50 min.)
Language

To Heal the Heart

Based on the life of a pioneer researcher of PTSD in Japan, the series depicts his mission to stand by those deeply hurt by tragedy.

4 episodes (50 min.)
Language

How to be Likable in a Crisis

A public relations specialist for a university confronts social contradictions and individual sorrows. A comedy.

5 episodes (50 min.)
Language

Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter

The life of a talented painter trapped in the shadow of an iconic artist.

2 episodes (41m30s, 39m30s)

Snow Country

A dramatization of the classic of Japanese and world literature depicting a story of doomed love in a wintry setting.

2 episodes (50 min.)

A Stranger in Shanghai

The "Rashomon" author's visit to China during a period of turmoil in the 1920s.

2 episodes (40 min.)
Language

Momo and the Seven Papagenos

A young woman goes on a journey to discover options beyond suicide.

1 episode (59m45s)

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About NHK Drama Showcase
Watch the latest J-dramas, which offers everything from romance, comedy and sci-fi to gritty shows. Discover how the latest Japanese actors and creators bring dramas to life in fresh new ways.