Nippon Golden Network

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United States
BrandingNippon Golden Network
OwnerDennis M. Ogawa[1][2]
First air date1982[3]

Nippon Golden Network (ニッポンゴールデンネットワーク, abbreviated NGN) is a cable television network broadcasting Japanese programs in Hawaii, United States.[4] It is viewable in 4 islands in Hawaii (Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Hawaii) and California. Some of their shows have English subtitles.[5]

The network has three channels at the moment, NGN (Japanese dramas, musical and variety shows, documentaries and educational programs), NGN2 (Japanese programs from NHK via TV Japan) and NGN3 (subtitled, classic and modern Japanese movies).[6][7] NHK World is broadcast in partnership with NGN as NGN4.[7][2]

Former programs (incomplete)[edit]

  • Ensen Isan (Railside Treasures)[8]



  • Oshin (Japanese with English subtitles)
  • Lipstick (Japanese with English subtitles)
  • Shumatsukon (Japanese with English subtitles)
  • Densetsu no kyoshi (Japanese with English subtitles)
  • Seigi wa Katsu (Japanese with English subtitles)
  • Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari (Japanese with English subtitles)
  • The Fierce Battles of Edo (Japanese with English subtitles)
  • Choshichiro Edo Nikki[10]

Own shows[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The man with the golden network. (Nippon Golden Network Pres. and CEO Dennis Ogawa)". 1 January 1996. Archived from the original on 13 August 2017. Retrieved 2017-08-19.
  2. ^ a b "Japan's NHK network now available locally - The Honolulu Advertiser - Hawaii's Newspaper". Retrieved 2017-08-19.
  3. ^ Yoshimoto, Mitsuhiro; Tsai, Eva; Choi, JungBong (8 January 2010). "Television, Japan, and Globalization". University of Michigan Press – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Noam, Eli (6 February 1992). "Television in Europe". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.
  5. ^ "Honolulu Star-Bulletin Hawaii News". Retrieved 2017-08-19.
  6. ^ "Return of the Samurai - The Honolulu Advertiser - Hawaii's Newspaper". Retrieved 2017-08-19.
  7. ^ a b "Digital Channel Lineup – Oahu" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-08-19.
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  9. ^ a b "20 Years Ago, Dragon Ball Z Came to America to Stay". 18 September 2016. Retrieved 2017-08-19.
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  11. ^ "Katsu Goto documentary". BESS PRESS. Retrieved 2017-08-19.