Japanese for Children

Archive for the ‘Children’s Programs’ Category

Children’s TV programming in Japan is heavily influenced by the government owned TV channel NHK which puts emphasis on kids shows and children’s comedy programs.

Here’s a brief list of the most popular kids shows in Japanese:

ポンキッキーズ 、Ponki Kids.  

This is one of the most popular TV shows in Japan broadcasted on Fuji TV.

おかさんといっしよ, With my mother

This kids show is for kids 2-4 and on NHK. Tons of animations and dancing puppets. Edutainment format.

ウルトラマン, Ultraman
Fight between Ultraman (red/silver costume) and evil characters. Ultraman most of the time ends up winning the fight.

えいごであそぼ, Let’s Have Fun Studying English

An NHK program produced to increase the motivation of Japanese kids to learn English. Motchi, Jenny and Eric go to different places and interact with children.




In this video ANPANMAN goes to a foreign country where he has to speak in English

 

ポケモンスマッシュ!,Pokemon Smash

A Tokyo TV show that features guests, comedians and wrestlers entertain children. Kids are asked questions about Pokemon characters.

 

Japanese Language and Culture Lessons for Kids

Japanese Language and Culture for Children