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First Lady Michelle Obama Carpool Karaoke
James Corden's White House tour takes an unthinkable turn when First Lady Michelle Obama joins him for a drive around the grounds singing Stevie Wonder and B...
Glossary of anime and manga
Anime and manga fans outside of Japan have adopted many Japanese words and phrases. Some of these words have been misinterpreted, reinterpreted, or undergone significant change in meaning. In addition...
Tokusatsu
Tokusatsu (特撮) is a Japanese term that applies to any live-action film or television drama that features considerable use of special effects (tokusatsu literally translates as "special filming" in...
Tokusatsu - Wikipedia
Carnation (TV series)
Carnation (カーネーション, Kānēshon) is a Japanese television drama that aired in the Asadora slot on NHK from 3 October 2011 to 31 March 2012. It is the 85th Asadora. It is based on the life of the ...
Asadora
Renzoku Terebi Shōsetsu (連続テレビ小説, "serial TV novel"), also known as asadora (朝ドラ, "Morning Drama"), is a serialized television series broadcast in the mornings by Japanese broadcaster NHK. The asadora...
Nininbaori
Nininbaori (二人羽織り) is a Japanese comedic act where two people wear the same large coat (haori) and pretend to be one (hunchbacked) person. One person is the "face" and the other is the "arms". H...
NHK Nodo Jiman
NHK Nodo Jiman (NHK のど自慢, NHK Amateur Singing Contest) is a long-running TV program broadcast on NHK TV and NHK radio in Japan.
Nodo Jiman ("Proud of my voice") features amateur singers who li...
Jidaigeki
Jidaigeki (時代劇) is a genre of film, television, and theatre in Japan. Literally "period dramas", they are most often set during the Edo period of Japanese history, from 1603 to 1868. Some, howev...
Jidaigeki - Wikipedia
Mecha
Mecha is a science fiction genre that centers on robots or machines controlled by people. These machines vary greatly in size, shape, and appearance. Some are little more than cars with arms and legs,...
Mecha - Wikipedia
Tarento
Tarento (タレント) is a Japanese rendering (gairaigo) of the English word "talent". The term originated in the golden age of Hollywood when bankable stars were described as "talent", and were distingu...
Tarento - Wikipedia
Time Shock (game show)
For more information, see the page on Japanese Wikipedia.Time Shock (タイムショック, Taimu Shokku), is a game show airing in Japan. Its original run, titled Quiz Time Shock (クイズタイムショック, Kuizu...
Bishōjo game
A bishōjo game (美少女ゲーム, bishōjo gēmu, literally "pretty girl game"), or gal game (ギャルゲーム, gyaru gēmu, often shortened to "galge"), is "a type of Japanese video game centered on interac...
Bishōjo game - Wikipedia
Anime
Anime (Japanese: アニメ, Hepburn: [anʲime]) are Japanese animated productions featuring hand-drawn or computer animation. The word is the abbreviated pronunciation of "animation" in Japan...
Suit actor
A suit actor (スーツアクター, sūtsu akutā) is a member of, usually, a Japanese tokusatsu production who works similar to a stunt performer. However, the suit actor does all of his or her stunts while...
2008 Japanese television dramas
←2007 - 2008 - 2009→This is a list of Japanese television dramas often called doramas by fans.The list is not complete, and aims to include all those Japanese television dramas that are somehow of int...
Japanese variety show
A Japanese variety show is an entertainment television program made up of a variety of original stunts, musical performances, comedy skits, quiz contests, and other acts.
Japanese television progr...
Wotagei
Wotagei or otagei (ヲタ芸 or オタ芸) refers to a type of dancing and cheering gestures performed by wota, fans of Japanese idol singers (and thus seen as Akiba-kei), involving jumping, clapping, arm-wav...
Superflat
Superflat is a postmodern art movement, founded by the artist Takashi Murakami, which is influenced by manga and anime. It is also the name of a 2001 art exhibition, curated by Murakami, that toured W...
Superflat - Wikipedia
Ōoka Echizen
Ōoka Echizen (大岡越前) was a long-running prime-time television jidaigeki in Japan. From March 16, 1970 to March 15, 1999, 402 episodes were broadcast. Also, a two-hour special aired on March 20, 200...
Guyver: Dark Hero
Guyver: Dark Hero (also known as The Guyver 2) is a 1994 American science fiction action film based on the manga and anime, Bio Booster Armor Guyver. It is a sequel to the 1991 film, The Guyver. Writ...
Guyver: Dark Hero - Wikipedia
Local hero (Japan)
A local hero (ローカルヒーロー, rōkaru hīrō, also written as gotōchi hīrō (ご当地ヒーロー)) is a Japanese fictional superhero who is created to represent a particular region of Japan, such as a prefecture or...
Local hero (Japan) - Wikipedia
Ryōmaden
Ryōmaden (龍馬伝) is the 49th NHK Taiga drama. It was shown on NHK from January 3 to November 28, 2010 spanning 48 episodes. The story centers on the life of 19th-century Japanese historical figures ...
Ryōmaden - Wikipedia
Mothra
Mothra (モスラ, Mosura) is a kaiju who first appeared in Toho's 1961 film Mothra. Mothra has appeared in several Toho tokusatsu films, most often as a recurring character in the Godzilla franchis...
Mothra - Wikipedia
2005 Japanese television dramas
←2004 - 2005 - 2006→This is a list of Japanese television dramas often called doramas by fans.
Series
Japanese television drama
Japanese television drama (テレビドラマ, terebi dorama, television drama), also called dorama (ドラマ), are a staple of Japanese television and are broadcast daily. All major TV networks in Japan ...
Ohisama
Ohisama (おひさま) is a Japanese television drama that aired on NHK in 2011 in the Asadora time slot.
Aishiteru: Kaiyō
Aishiteru: Kaiyō (アイシテル〜海容〜) is a Japanese manga series by Minoru Itō. It has been adapted into a live action TV drama series.