WAKUWAKU JAPAN Corporation (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President Masafumi Kawanishi, hereinafter WAKUWAKU JAPAN) will launch a branded block of best of Japanese programs “WAKUWAKU JAPAN HOUR” on Astro’s general entertainment channel, “Hello” accessible via the Astro GO app or on TV (CH 110), starting 11 November 2019 for 3 months. The “WAKUWAKU JAPAN HOUR” offers a variety of programs including exciting Japanese dramas, unique and funny entertainment & variety shows, and delicious food and travel programs. Programs will be available with Malay, English and traditional Chinese subtitles. Astro customers can also stream selected content anytime on demand.
WAKUWAKU JAPAN Hour on Astro from 11 November 2019
|WAKUWAKU JAPAN HOUR TIME BLOCK|
|Entertainment/Varity Shows||Monday to Friday, 12:30 – 1:30pm|
|Lifestyle Shows||From Nov 11 to Dec 9, Mondays, 8:30 – 9:00pm |
From Dec 22 to Feb 2, Sundays, 6:30 – 7:00pm
|Drama||Monday to Friday, 10:00 – 11:00pm|
|Program Schedule||Availability on demand|
|Doctor-X 1||Starts on Nov 11 at 10pm||○|
|Doctor-X 2||Starts on Nov 21 at 10pm||○|
|Doctor-X 3||Starts on Dec 4 at 10pm||○|
|Daughter of Lupin||Starts on Dec 19 at 10pm||○|
|Legal V||Starts on Jan 3 at 10pm||○|
|I"s||Starts on Jan 16 at 10pm|
|The Before and After||Starts on Nov 11 at 12:30 noon||○|
|Tsukai TV Sukatto Japan||Starts on Dec 2 at 12:30 noon|
|VS ARASHI||Starts on Dec 23 at 12:30 noon|
|Who Wants to Come to Japan||Starts on Jan 8 at 12:30 noon||○|
|HANATAKA!-Tips From Japan's 30%||Starts on Jan 27 at 12:30 noon|
|Moshimo Tours||Starts on Nov 11 at 8:30 pm|
|Kawaii JAPAN-da!!||Starts on Dec 9 at 8:30 pm (2nd episode will be on Dec 22)||○|
|Travel Salad Season 2||Starts on Jan 26 at 6:30 pm|
WAKUWAKU JAPAN provides a 24/7 linear channel bundled with branded SVOD programs, delivering a best of Japanese content proposition across multiple genres and from many leading Japanese content suppliers: from multiple leading Japanese nationwide free to air TV stations to provincial TV stations, from Japanese music studios to film studios and everything in between. WAKUWAKU JAPAN’s one stop shop for Japanese general entertainment has grown from strength to strength with the support of 33 platforms across Asia and more to come.
WAKUWAKU JAPAN’’s mission is to entertain J-wave content fans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in their own languages globally. WAKUWAKU Japan is currently on 33 platforms in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Myanmar, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Vietnam and growing.
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