Tokyo –  NHK World TV will mark a half year since the Kumamoto Earthquake in April with news reports and programs that focus on the affected areas and other parts of Kyushu, southern Japan. We will bring the latest situation of the region, the reconstruction process and forward-looking efforts of residents.

The programming is grouped under the title Kyushu: Waiting for You. Japan Railway Journal and other shows will feature the area along with reports produced by the NHK’s Kumamoto and Oita stations.