NHK World TV has a weekly special program called imagine-nation. Imagine-nation is a 30 minute magazine program featuring Japan’s most popular titles from video games, manga, and anime from interviewing with creators, directors and imparting upcoming related events. Just recently, Yukito Kishiro creator of Battle Angel Alita was interviewed with previous programs covering HunterxHunter, One Piece, and various video game creators. Here’s an episode about One Piece film Z:
If you would like to catch a program, head on over to NHK’s main site and watch the live stream of their show seen in the Now On Air box at 6:30 pm and 10:30 pm EST on Tuesday. If you miss it, they will air the show again the next day at 2:30 am, 6:30 am, 10:30 am and 2:30 pm EST. For a look at their TV schedule and their other programs, check out their TV Schedule. This coming Tuesday’s imagine-nation will feature Tetsuya Saruwatari, creator of martial arts action manga Tough.