| May 13, 2016

'Angel or Devil,' 'Cambrian Palace," Y!mobile


Recently, an artificial intelligence program developed by Google defeated several champions of the Asian board game go. The program’s achievement made headlines all over the world since go is considered a very complex game. The programmers, in fact, thought it would take much longer ...

| May 6, 2016

'Chibi Maruko-chan,' S.T. Corp


Vacation is almost over, so it’s back to the usual animated TV show grind. This week’s episode of “Chibi Maruko-chan” — the 1051st! (Fuji TV, Sun., 6 p.m.) — finds the eternal elementary school student coming home from class on Saturday to an almost ...

| Apr 22, 2016

NNN Document 16; Fukigen-na Kajitsu; WOWOW


Tokai Television has become an expert on the subject of adoption in Japan, and this Sunday it will air the latest installment in its series “NNN Document 16″ (Nippon TV, 12:55 a.m.) The program follows Emiko, a 56-year-old woman who only last year discovered ...