New TV drama Ryuko Kanbo (Influenza) scored by Shimizu screens this spring

A personal account of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic as it reached Japan. Based on the eponymous short story by Naoya Shiga, it draws uncanny parallels to our current fight against COVID-19.


NHK BS4K, 27 March (Sat) (time tba)
NHK BS Premium after April (schedule tba)


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