1. Website

NHK WORLD TV livestreams its shows 24 hours a day. Just click and see!

2. Free NHK WORLD TV app

Install our app (available in both iOS and Android versions), and enjoy our live stream. Learn more here!

3. On television

Outside Japan, NHK WORLD TV is available through local television providers in many countries. Search here for availability in your area. (In Japan, Japanology Plus airs Tuesdays 03:30-03:58 on NHK BS1.)
Below is the NHK WORLD TV broadcast schedule for Japanology Plus in four major cities. Note that each edition is broadcast three times.

Tokyo (JST)

Tuesday          23:30-23:58

Wednesday     5:30-5:58, 11:30-11:58 

Hong Kong (HKT)

Tuesday          22:30-22:58 

Wednesday     4:30-4:58, 10:30-10:58 

London (GMT)

Tuesday          14:30-14:58, 20:30-20:58

Wednesday     2:30-2:58

London (BST)

Tuesday          15:30-15:58, 21:30-21:58

Wednesday     3:30-3:58

New York (EST)

Tuesday         9:30-9:58, 15:30-15:58, 21:30-21:58 

New York (EDT)

Tuesday        10:30-10:58, 16:30-16:58, 22:30-22:58


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