Articles about NHK
Taku Kato, the director of Japanese film A Stranger in Shanghai, discusses making the single drama for broadcaster NHK, filming in China, and appealing to international audiences.
Japanese actor Ken Watanabe discusses playing the lead in NHK single drama An Artist of the Floating World, based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.
Japanese director Kazutaka Watanabe introduces NHK’s film An Artist of the Floating World, based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro and starring Ken Watanabe as an ageing painter revisiting his past.
Executive producer David Cormican recalls the making of Tokyo Trial, a four-part miniseries that follows the tense international trial that decided the fates of Japanese war criminals in the wake of the Second World War.
Japanese series Moribito is heading into its third and final season. Producer Kiyoshi Umibe pulls back the curtain on this stunning drama to reveal how visual effects and a stellar cast combine to bring the epic fantasy to life.
The great and good of the television industry are once again packing their bags for another week in the south of France. DQ previews some of the drama series set to break out at Mipcom 2017.
Two women are on the run in Japanese drama Runaway Women. DQ hears about this emotional thriller from its director and its executive producer.
Japanese exports and Polish originals lead the line this week, while there are also interesting insights from Eurodata TV Worldwide about the big trends in scripted TV.
Titles like Victoria, Timeless and Midnight Sun did good business at Mipcom, but there were also interesting format deals involving Japan, Ukraine and Argentina.
Masafumi Endo, head of drama at Japanese broadcaster NHK, tells DQ what series need to be successful in the Far East and why viewers can look forward to meeting the ‘Japanese Harry Potter.’