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The inter-season TV season is getting longer and longer, with more two- and three-hour specials to tide viewers over until the next batch of hastily assembled drama series start. Presenting something that gets people’s attention becomes a challenge.

This week’s “Kasupe” (“Tuesday Special”; Fuji TV, 7 p.m.) should, pardon the pun, do the trick, with explanations of magic tricks, a premise that contradicts everything the institution of magic stands for. Maybe the magic authorities think a peek behind the curtain will make their business more popular. In any case, the show will pit some world-famous magicians against a bunch of big-shot celebrities and offer viewers some simple tricks they can perform at parties.

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