TV Programs Featuring Kodo

WOWOW Live Channel "Tamasaburo Bando x Kodo 'Amaterasu'" Repeat Broadcast

On Dec. 2, WOWOW Live will air a repeat broadcast of our "Amaterasu" performance at Minami-za Kabuki Theater, Kyoto, recorded in October 2013.

Broadcast Date & Time:
Dec. 2 (Wed), 2015 from 12:30
Broadcast Station:
Tamasaburo Bando, Kodo, Harei Aine
Program Webpage:

BS Fuji "Table of Dreams"

There will be a special feature about the Kodo Apprentice Centre on BS Fuji's program "Table of Dreams" (Yume no Shokutaku) that focuses on the daily lifestyle of our apprentices. It will introduce scenes of their daily meals and show their interactions with locals through the regional folk art, onidaiko (demon drumming & dance).

BS Fuji "Table of Dreams" (Yume no Shokutaku) Vol. 162 Kodo Kokoro wo Utsu Shokutaku (Kodo: A Dining Table that Strikes the Heart)

Broadcast Date & Time:
May 17 (Sat) 2014 22:30-23:00
Repeat Broadcast Date & Time: May 24 (Sat) 2014 9:30-10:00
Program Website: (In Japanese)

Note: Broadcast times and dates are subject to change without notice. Thank you for your understanding.

▼Past Broadcasts 2014

Yomiuri TV "Tooku e Ikitai"

Kodo members take a commemorative photo with actor Yoji Tanaka

There will be a special feature about Kodo's base, Sado Island, on Yomiuri TV's program "Tooku e Ikitai." The program title means "I want to go far away" and the traveler in this episode is actor Yoji Tanaka. If you're in Japan, tune in to see sightseeing spots on Sado, Kodo during rehearsals, and scenes from the Kodo Apprentice Centre.

Yomiuri TV "Tooku e Ikitai"
"Play Taiko, Eat Delicacies - Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture"

Broadcasting Stations, Dates & Times:
Mar. 2, 2014 5:30 on NTV (Tokyo)
Mar. 2, 2014 7:00 on YTV (Osaka), CTV (Nagoya), FBS (Fukuoka).
Mar. 23 (Sun), 2014 from 16:00 on TeNY (Niigata)
Program Website: (In Japanese)

WOWOW "New Year Special: Bando Tamasaburo no Bi"

On New Year's Day in 2014, a special program featuring some of the recent works of Tamasaburo Bando will be aired in Japan. The program has three parts, two of which feature Kodo: Part 2 shows the "Tamasaburo Bando Special Performances" at Kanamaru-za in November 2012 and Part 3 shows the "Amaterasu" performance at Minami-za in October 2013.

Date & Time:
January 1 (Wed), 2014 from 13:00
Broadcasting Station:
Part 1: 13:00 -
Tamasaburo Bando's Universe PART 1
"Kyogano Komusume Dojoji," "Yokihi"
Part 2: 14:40 -
Tamasaburo Bando's Universe PART 2
Kanamaru-za "Yuki," "Kanegamisaki," "Ibuki"
Part 3: 16:30 -
Tamasaburo Bando x Kodo "Amaterasu"

*Please note that the date and times are subject to change without notice.