comedy

What’s Saturday Night TV like in Japan?

All around the world, everyone knows that the best television is usually reserved for Saturday nights, but what do Saturday night television shows look like in Japan? Here’s a look at the recent prime time line up on one TV channel – NTV. Dokonjo Gaeru – (Gutsy Frog!) Dokonjo Gaeru is a comedy-drama about a…

3 best Japanese TV-shows that are not about food

America is going through a golden age of television programming. Japan? Not so much… According to a recent survey by the Asahi newspaper, nearly 75 percent of those surveyed noted that they thought Japanese TV is boring. Many programs are just people eating food and shouting, “Umai!!!” (delicious). But there are a few babies in…