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WAKUWAKU JAPAN achieves same-day broadcast right after Japan
for April release "CRISIS - Special Security Squad -"

WAKUWAKU JAPAN Corporation (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Mr. Masafumi Kawanishi, hereafter referred to as WAKUWAKU JAPAN) has confirmed same-day broadcast as Japan for upcoming drama series CRISIS - Special Security Squad -. Released by Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Fuji Television Network, the series will be aired in Japan on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. (Japan time) starting 11 April 2017, Tuesday. Two hours after its Japan broadcast, the same episode will be aired in languages relevant to respective regions, in Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Mongolia.

CRISIS - Special Security Squad - is an action series featuring Shun Oguri as the lead role of Akira Inami, who works in the Special Security Squad. This will be Oguri's first appearance in a television drama in two and a half years. Joining protagonist Inami in the Special Security Squad is Saburo Tamaru, who is played by Hidetoshi Nishijima. Oguri and Nishijima have been leading Japan's television and film by its reigns, proving diversity and skill in numerous works which have since become major talking points across the nation. Japan is already in great anticipation as it will be the actors' first time co-starring together in a commercial drama series.

WAKUWAKU JAPAN has persisted with great effort to bring Japan's latest dramas to their viewers from across the region. The painstaking process includes achieving localisation in a drastically shorter amount of time, careful adherence to broadcasting regulations of each country/region, and streamlining of broadcast delivery processes. The amount of work it took to realise the same-day broadcast was no simple feat, but nonetheless immensely rewarding. The existing time slot offering the latest dramas have enjoyed consistently positive feedback from viewers all around the region. CRISIS - Special Security Squad - will be the channel's fastest overseas broadcast achieved in its history. With this, WAKUWAKU JAPAN hopes to garner attention in the various regions, and expect a steady increase in its fans.

Broadcast information

  • Programme title: CRISIS - Special Security Squad -
  • Countries/Regions to be aired in: Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Mongolia
  • Broadcast timings:

<What is WAKUWAKU JAPAN?>

Official Websitehttp://www.wakuwakujapan.com/
WAKUWAKU JAPAN is a Japanese general entertainment channel, airing 24 hours a day, and offering variety of programs in the local language. Through the broadcasts and its promotional activities, WAKUWAKU JAPAN aims to show to its viewers the Japan of today, along with its entertainment, culture and the many local goods from all around Japan to increase the viewers’ interests of Japan.

WAKUWAKU JAPAN is currently airing in 8 countries/regions, which are Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Mongolia and Thailand.