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Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai

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Most widely held works by Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai
Planet Earth the complete series by Alastair Fothergill( Visual )

60 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 3,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures. From the highest mountains to the deepest rivers, [the program] takes you to places you've never been to experience sights and sounds never before captured on film. Prepare to be overwhelmed by the beauty and majesty of 'Planet Earth'"--Container
Osama by Siddiq Barmak( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, this tragic drama is the first feature film made in Afghanistan in the post-Taliban era. Set in the repressive time of the Taliban rule of Afghanistan, a 12 year-old girl and her mother find themselves on the brink of starvation. Barred from working because of their gender, the mother disguises her daughter as a boy. "Osama" tries to keep the Taliban from discovering her true identity
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies. Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography beginning in an era when the movie camera was a marvelous invention, and examines how to filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
The house I live in( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, revealing profound human rights implications
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Portuguese and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, a lonely retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing
Unforgettable fire : pictures drawn by atomic bomb survivors by Japanese Broadcasting Corporation( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of drawings depicting survivors' memories of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945
The universe within( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using microphotography to explore the hidden world inside the human body, this program covers three incredible team efforts: the coordination of muscles, bones, heart and circulatory system that makes Mike Powell the world's greatest long jumper ; the digestive dynamo that turns a simple sandwich eaten by five-time Olympic gold medalist Bonnie Blair into raw energy for a blistering sprint down the ice ; and, the ultimate event--the development of a new human life inside track star Karen Hatchett
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home
The Tibetan book of the dead a way of life ; the great liberation by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary containing remarkable footage of the rites and liturgies surrounding and following the death of a Ladakhi elder. The Dalai Lama explains his own feelings about death, while other scenes within a palliative care hospice in San Francisco depict the use of the texts to counsel dying patients
The Silk road( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panoramic tour examining the world's most historic and inaccessible locations, Silk Road escorts the viewer on the ancient path travelled by Marco Polo, linking the riches of China with the European markets of the Middle Ages
Nova( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unpromising lump of metal found in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck turns out to be an extraordinary treasure: the world's first computer. NOVA follows the ingenious detective work that painstakingly discovered the truth about the ancient Greek device: it was an astonishingly sophisticated astronomical calculator and eclipse predictor, unrivaled until the era of modern science and believed to be from the workshop of Archimedes
The art of Kabuki( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to the 400-year-old tradition of Kabuki, explaining its origins and purposes, its literary sources, and the meaning of its symbolism
Les Misérables in concert : the 10th anniversary concert by Claude-Michel Schönberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Les Misérables, composed by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall, for a 10th Anniversary Concert celebration
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Broadway revival in nearly 50 years of the musical comedy masterpiece by composer Cole Porter and book writers Sam and Bella Spewack. Recounts the backstage and on-stage antics of two feuding romances during an out-of-town tryout for a musical adaptation of The taming of the shrew
Darwin's darkest hour( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Charles Darwin's life's work is in danger of being scooped by Alfred Wallace, one of his children is stricken by scarlet fever and one with diphtheria. His wife, Emma, is his rock, helping him through the turmoil. This story brings to life the compelling human story behind the publication of one of history's most influential theories
Big cats by Brian Leith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chasing big cats : "Wildlife filmmakers Owen Newman and Amanda Barrett share their sensational footage and unforgettable stories from 14 years of documenting the lives of big cats in their natural habitats."--Container
Exploring space the quest for life( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Features interviews with scientists who share their opinions about the possibility of life beyond Earth and examines the latest developments in astrobiology"--Container
NHK handbook by Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

controlled identityNagoya Hōsōkyoku

controlled identityŌsaka Hōsōkyoku

controlled identityTōkyō Hōsōkyoku

Broadcasting Corporation

Broadcasting Corporation of Japan

Broadcasting Corporation Tōkyō

Corporación de Radio Televisora del Japón


Hōsō-Kyōkai Tōkyō

Japan broadcasting corporation

Japan Broadcasting Corporation Tōkyō

Japanese Broadcasting Corporation.

Japanese Broadcasting Corporation Tōkyō

Japanese State Television

Japanische Rundfunkgesellschaft.

Japanische Rundfunkgesellschaft Tōkyō

Jih-pen kuang po hsieh hui

Jin-pen kuang po hsieh hui

Ji̍t-pún Hòng-sàng Hia̍p-hoē



NHK empresa japonesa de difusão por rádio

NHK empresa japonesa de radiodifusão

NHK Japan

NHK Japanese broadcasting company

NHK (Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai)

NHK of Japan

NHK Rundfunkgesellschaft in Japan


NHK World Department










Nihon Hs̄ō Kyōkai.


Nippon-Hōsō-Kyōkai Tōkyō

Radio & Culture Research Institute・Nippon Hoso Kyokai

Radio-télévision japonaise

Ri-ben guang bo xie hui

Riben guang bo xie hui


Rundfunkgesellschaft Tōkyō

Tập đoàn Truyền hình Nhật Bản

Télévision japonaise

Ž'-pen kuang po sie chuej

Японська телерадіомовна корпорація






ニホン ホウソウ キョウカイ







日本 放送 協会.







The universe withinThe Tibetan book of the dead a way of life ; the great liberationExploring space the quest for lifeGlobal media : the television revolution in Asia