KCET will showcase a full week of new specials in July that explore the dynamic programming available from NHK, (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Japan's sole public broadcaster, on http://www.kcet.org/schedule KCET and NHK WORLD Channel Monday - "Samurai Wheels" "Samurai Wheels" is an introduction to Japan-made automobiles, focusing on the advanced technologies and luxurious lifestyle that comes with owning one.

Tuesday - "Kabuki Kool" This special program dives into the world of Kabuki theatrics, exploring shows with modern themes that feature Kabuki's creative staging and highlights.

Wednesday - "Tokyo Eye 2020" Viewers discover the most impressive aspects of Japan's most exciting metropolis as it begins a new transformation in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Thursday - "Journeys in Japan" Reporters travel across Japan, discovering the charms of each place they visit including Azumino, Nagano Prefecture, which offers beautiful countryside with abundant water and rural scenery.

Friday - "Dining With The Chef" This program introduces the attraction of Japanese cuisine and contemplates the overall harmony of a variety of ingredients.