Fresh stories from Japan through TV, radio and online media. NHK WORLD-JAPAN serves global audiences by giving a fuller picture of the world.
When the 2011 tsunami swept away a town’s beloved hospital, many healthcare workers and patients perished. We look into the hearts of those left behind who spoke with the media for the first time.
Ever since the Great East Japan Earthquake, an NHK program has been recording the candid thoughts of survivors. We listen to their voices and examine the idea of "reconstruction."
Explore everything ramen, from regional varieties to the rich culture around the beloved Japanese dish.
Sales figures suggest the swing to electric vehicles that is spreading across the globe has left Japan behind. Chinese EV maker BYD is hoping to change this, with new strategies for cars, dealerships, and personal service.
It's a sight to behold ― three young women working intently on a pair of centuries-old, towering wooden statues. They are chipping away at a sun-faded coat of paint in one corner of the workshop, and using resin to fill in a pocket of wormholes in another.
Japanese pianist Sumino Hayato left his native country where he had a successful career in search of his next step.
Journalist Stephanie Crohin has visited many Japanese community bathhouses, known as sento, and explains how to enjoy those. Also, Suzuki Kieko, owner of a traditional ryotei restaurant, introduces her favorite spots in Chiba.
We look at the special factors that enable NHK WORLD-JAPAN to provide accurate, up-to-date information whenever a disaster strikes, including emergency reporting drills.
Study Japanese at your own pace with reliable and practical language learning materials from NHK WORLD-JAPAN programs and websites.
Come visit the truck in Chiba on Feb. 8-11 to learn all about NHK WORLD-JAPAN's programs and services.
NHK WORLD-JAPAN is joining the celebration at Namaste India Festival in Tokyo. Come by to find out about our programs and services in India, including Japanese language lessons. We'll be waiting for you at Yoyogi Park.
Come visit the truck at Kyoto Station on Sept. 15-16 and Miyako Messe on Sept. 17 to learn all about NHK WORLD-JAPAN's programs and services.
Come visit our booth at the METAVERSE EXPO in REALITY, a massive event currently happening on the virtual world accessible through the live-streaming smartphone app REALITY.
NHK WORLD-JAPAN’s "World GO!" truck will be stopping by Hiroshima City! Come visit the truck at NHK Hiroshima Station on June 10 and 11 to learn all about NHK WORLD-JAPAN's programs and services.
NHK WORLD-JAPAN is joining the celebration at Thai Festival Tokyo. Come by to find out about our programs and services in Thai, including news and Japanese language lessons. You can enjoy games with us too! We'll be waiting for you at Yoyogi Park.
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