Jan.27(Sat) 6.30am - 7.00am
Jan.27(Sat) 7.00am - 7.30am
Jan.28(Sun) 5.30am - 6.00am
Feb.3(Sat) 6.30am - 7.00am
Feb.3(Sat) 7.00am - 7.30am
Feb.4(Sun) 5.30am - 6.00am
Feb.10(Sat) 6.30am - 7.00am
Feb.10(Sat) 7.00am - 7.30am
Feb.11(Sun) 5.30am - 6.00am
Feb.17(Sat) 6.30am - 7.00am
Feb.17(Sat) 7.00am - 7.30am
Feb.18(Sun) 5.30am - 6.00am
Feb.24(Sat) 6.30am - 7.00am
Feb.24(Sat) 7.00am - 7.30am
Feb.25(Sun) 5.30am - 6.00am
Please enjoy along with the “WAKUWAKU be PONKICKIES” currently airing weekdays!
Overwhelmingly popular toddler and young kids show ‘be Ponkickies’ re-edited for a special feature version. It is full of fun sections where views can understand, learn, and play, along with characters loved by both adults and kids alike, such as Gachapin and Mukku. Keep an eye out for WAKUWAKU JAPAN original characters ‘WAA’ and ‘KUU’ too!
Gachapin, dinosaur child
The balls attached to Gachapin’s wrists are energy balls that give Gachapin energy and courage when adventuring and trying new things. Gachapin is trying out all kinds of sports across the world, in the sky, on sea, and on land.
●Age: 5, Birthday: April 2, Birthplace: Southern island, Talent: All sports
Mukku, yeti child
Mukku, born on a cold island, isn’t good with heat. When it gets hot, Mukku can spin his propeller to cool off and calm down.
●Age: 5, Birthday: April 2, Birthplace: Island near the North Pole, Talent: Is a glutton who can eat anything
WAA & KUU
An educational program for learning Japanese that parents and children can enjoy together, getting used to the sounds of Japanese through song, rhythm, and animation. Kids will enjoy the many segments for learning Japanese naturally, moving their bodies along with the catchy music and animation. The show is themed on Japanese and Japan and really captures how interesting the Japanese language is. "Karada Dance" is program that not only lets kids naturally learn the names of body parts while singing and dancing, but it also great for their health. Have fun playing and learning Japanese with children across the world.
This programme shares Japanese university life and nearby places as introduced by international students during their time in Japan. They also introduce things and places that make Japan a good travel destination. What kind of dreams or expectations did these international students have when coming to Japan. We will check out what their lives here entail, what kind of curriculum they follow, and what kind of financial support there is for international students. This programme introduces real life stories directly from current international students living in Japan, focusing mainly on university life in Japan, including what kind of clubs etc. there is at the universities they attend, as well as living conditions, part-time jobs, how they spend their free time, things that surprised them since coming to Japan and things that they have had difficulty with.
A trip full of seeing, eating, learning, and new experiences in Kumamoto, recovered from the earthquake damage. There is plenty for tourists to Aso to enjoy, such as tasty food, beautiful scenery, Kumamoto Castle heading the movement to recovery, and the annual mystical event ‘Mizu Akari’ (lit. water lights). As well as the partly re-opened South Aso Railway. This show shares the hopes and thoughts of those who make this attractive features possible.
The program that unravels the history and culture of food and humanity hidden within a single ingredient. Recently the word "slow food" is the topic of choice, with the booming "natural food" and raising popularity of "direct from the farm," as well as the desire for the "special flavor" of handmade artisan food. How would it be to examine current societal intents and movements concerning "food" from the singular viewpoint of the "ingredient"?
What draws people to Japan? Things that Japanese people are used to seeing on a daily basis seem fresh and exciting in the eyes of non-Japanese. Something uniquely-Japanese within the things around us… A Japanese presence when we least expect it… Perhaps this is the “pride” that Japanese people have lost sight of in recent times. In this TV program, we take a look at “the draw of Japan” - unnoticed by the Japanese - through the eyes of foreigners that are living in Japan and active in a variety of industries.
Merchants gathered here as far back at the Edo period, and Nihonbashi flourished with its townspeople who filled it with its downtown atmosphere. Many of the stores established by the townspeople still exist today and are known as prestigious establishments. This stores offer a true crossroads between the past and present. Tune in to learn more about Nihonbashi’s very Japanese world.
Tokyo Disney Resort's latest introductory program for the year 2018. Tokyo Disneyland approaches the 35th anniversary of its opening, and Tokyo DisneySea has debuted a new attraction. A few of Japan's TV performers will guide you on a thorough tour of a park all generations can enjoy! en.go2tdr.com/waku
The city of Karatsu in Saga Prefecture is said to be the model for the birthplace of Yuri Katsuki, the main character from figure-skating anime "Yuri!!! on ICE", so it is visited by anime fans from all over the world. On this program, two foreign visitors to Japan will embark on a trip to experience Japanese culture, visiting anime-related spots like Karatsu Castle along with other tourism spots in the prefecture.
You wont find more thorough coverage of ramen anywhere else. Check this show out for the tastiest ramen of the minute, the best ramen on trend, the next big thing in the world of ramen, and ramen shops that you simply cannot afford to miss out on! ‘Ramen ai’ (lit. ramen love) seeps out of those featured in this show. The tastes, the aromas, tune in for a deep scope of the secrets of ramen!
An entertainment program where six popular models representing Shibuya and Harajuku style show the world the charms of Japan's "kawaii" that is popular now with girls. Starting with "kawaii" famous products and sweets, tourist spots, and events from around Japan, Yurukyara mascot characters and local idols, animals, shopping malls, and much more, check out all of the "kawaii" out there you can meet!