TV Show

AKB48 – Saturday Night Child Machine

AKB48 - Saturday Night Child MachineAKB48 Team B’s TV show Saturday Night Child Machine (サタデーナイトチャイルドマシーン) will be released on DVD on December 27.

The members of AKB48 Team B Shimazaki Haruka, Kashiwagi Yuki, Watanabe Miyuki, and more, host various segments in this variety show.

Saturday Night Child Machine was broadcast between April and June 2013 on NTV (日本テレビ).


SKE48 no Sekai Seifuku Joshi Season 2

SKE48 no Sekai Seifuku Joshi Season 2The season 2 of the variety show SKE48 no Sekai Seifuku Joshi (SKE48の世界征服女子) hosted by SKE48 will be released on DVD on January 10.

In SKE48 no Sekai Seifuku Joshi, the members of SKE48 play to games and quiz against people from different countries.


Docking 48 presents NMB48 no Challenge 48

NMB48 no Challenge 48The volumes 3 and 4 of Docking 48 presents NMB48 no Challenge 48 (『どっキング48』 presents NMB48のチャレンジ48) will be released on DVD on November 5.

Challenge 48 (チャレンジ48) is a popular segment of the TV program Docking 48 (どっキング48) broadcast on Kansai TV (関西テレビ).

As the name suggests, the members of NMB48 have to do various challenges in this show.

Each DVD includes 2 discs featuring between 6 and 13 episodes (see the list below) and bonus footage.


Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku – Ebichu Land!

Ebichu Land!Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku’s variety program Ebichu Land! (エビ中らんどっ!) is going to be released on DVD and Blu-ray.

In this show, the 9 members of Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku participate in various activities and scenes.

4 volumes of Ebichu Land! will be released between September 27, 2013 and March 28, 2014.


NMB48 Geinin! 2

NMB48 Geinin! 2The season 2 of the TV show NMB48 Geinin! 2 (NMB48げいにん!2) will be released on DVD on September 17.

The DVD box is available in 2 editions including all the episodes of the season 2 of the series starring NMB48. They also contain a 24-page photo booklet and 3 photos of the members randomly selected.

In addition, the Deluxe edition comes with an original booklet, a sticker, and a bonus disc featuring the making-of, private footage, talk footage, outtakes, unreleased footage, and more.


HKT48 – HaKaTa Hyakkaten 2

HKT48 - HaKaTa Hyakkaten 2HKT48‘s variety show HaKaTa Hyakkaten 2 (HaKaTa百貨店2号館) will be released on DVD on September 18.

The program is presented by Sashihara Rino.

Some members from AKB48 (Ichikawa Miori, Shimada Haruka, Umeda Ayaka, Kasai Tomomi, Oba Mina), SKE48 (Matsui Rena, Matsui Jurina), and Nogizaka46 (Ikoma Rina) participated in this 2nd season of HaKaTa Hyakkaten as guests.


Idoling!!! Season 15

Idoling!!! Season 15Idoling!!! Season 15 (アイドリング!!! Season 15) will be released on DVD on June 28.

The DVD box set contains 6 discs featuring the episodes of the variety show Idoling!!! broadcasted between May 27 and September 29, 2011 on Fuji TV.

It also includes their performances held at Nicohachi Live (ニコはちライブ) and Shibuhachi Live (渋はちライブ) during this period, and other bonus footage.

The total duration is about 1200 minutes.


Hello! Satoyama Life Vol. 3 & 4

Hello! Satoyama Life Vol. 4Hello! Project’s TV show Hello! Satoyama Life (ハロー!Satoyamaライフ) Vol. 3 & 4 will be released on DVD on June 12.

Hello! Satoyama Life is broadcasted every Thursday night (25:00 ~ 25:30) on TV Tokyo. The program started airing on June 7, 2012. It is supported by Satoyama Movement.

Members from Hello! Project groups Morning Musume, Berryz Kobo, °C-ute,  S/mileage, and Mitsui Aika appear in the show. They experience a new lifestyle based on nature and agriculture. (more…)

Hashimoto Nanami (Nogizaka46) on ZIP!

Hashimoto NanamiHashimoto Nanami (Nogizaka46) will make regular appearances in the TV show ZIP!.

Hashimoto Nanami will co-host a segment titled Senryū Joshi (川柳女子) with other performers. It will be aired on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning at 6:20.

ZIP! is a morning news program broadcast on Nippon Television.

Hashimoto Nanami is also playing in the drama Bad Boys J featuring Itano Tomomi (AKB48) and 4 other members of Nogizaka46.


Rena (Vanilla Beans) on Mezamashi TV

Rena (Vanilla Beans)Rena (Vanilla Beans) will make regular appearances on the show Mezamashi TV (めざましテレビ).

Rena will co-host a segment entitled Imadoki (イマドキ) from Monday to Friday between 6:54 and 6:58 with the model Furuhata Seika. Both girls will introduce the latest gourmet and fashion trends. It will start in April.

Mezamashi TV is a news magazine show broadcast every weekday morning on Fuji TV.