Popular TV Shows for New Years Eve
Kōhaku Uta Gassen on NHK network
Before the New Year count down starts, many Japanese watch a famous, long-lived show, NHK’s Kōhaku Uta Gassen (Red and White Singing Contenst). Kōhaku Uta Gassen is an annual contest between the most popular male and female singers of the year. Kohaku started on the radio in 1951 and has been on TV since 1953.
2014 Kohaku Utagassen
Zettaini Waratte wa ikenai (Do not Laugh under any circumstances) – Gakino Tsukaiya Arahende
Waratte wa ikenai is an annual special comedy program which has been aired on TV since 2003. This show is on a different channel of NHK’s Kohaku Uta Gassen. The main comedians in this show are Matsumoto & Hamada (the comedic group “DownTown”), Yamasaki, Endo and Tanaka (“Kokoriko”). These comedic groups must not to laugh through this program. They will encounter numerous funny situations and traps. Every time they laugh, they get a spank. As they go through this show, they will suffer a large pain in the butt.
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