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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

ABOUT “KAWAII INTERNATIONAL” Capture the essence of Tokyo’s vibrant “Kawaii”-style pop-culture. Anything that fans of Kawaii worldwide would want to know will be on here!

ON AIR SCHEDULE In UTC or Universal Time Coordinated:
EVERY FRIDAY
0:30 / 6:30 / 13:30 / 18:30
In JST or Japan Standard Time:
EVERY FRIDAY–SATURDAY
FRI. 9:30 / 15:30 / 22:30 SAT. 3:30

*Third and fourth Fridays are repeats.
*At the same timings, the TV program will be streamed on NHK WORLD’s website as well. The viewing is live only, not for downloading.
How to Watch the TV program Through Satelite, Cable, IPTV, DTH, etc.

MC :
  • MISHA JANETTEBorn in Washington, USA. She graduated from Stylist major of Bunka Fashion College. She is a stylist, freelance editor and reporter. Came to Japan in 2004, working with musicians, and magazines internationally.
  • Melody YokoMelody Yoko Reilly is an American-Japanese model. Born and raised in Redondo Beach, California, she is currently working in Tokyo, Japan, as a fashion model and TV personality. She graces the cover and pages of many magazines, as well as being considered one of the top models in Japan on the runway.
NARRATOR :
  • Samantha MarikoA half-Japanese model, fashion blogger and musician, Samantha is a California native currently based in Tokyo, Japan.
MASCOT :
  • KikiiKikii is our Mascot Character—an anthropomorphized version of our program logo! Her name was chosen from over a hundred submissions from the public.
STAFF : art work
  • Art Director: Masuda Sebastian Designed the program's logo, arranged the girl's room in the opening title and directed overall visual image.
  • Music Producer: Manabu Nagayama Music Programmer: Go Sato All music used in the program are created by these two artists.
  • Computer Animation: Takuho Asanuma Creates graphics in the opening.
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