February 13, 2018
By Ang Yi An
TOKYO, JAPAN – Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV) the leading commercial broadcaster network and production powerhouse in Japan, announced that they will be heading to MIP-TV 2018 with a new scripted format (anone), two non-scripted reality competition formats (Hungry 9, Hardcore Fans), and one animated series (Real Girl). Nippon TV will be unveiling these titles for the first time at MIP-TV.
anone (10 x 60’) – also available as a finished drama
anone is the story of a young girl who after losing her family becomes separated from society and can no longer figure out a way to live. The drama begins when she meets an old woman, like herself, who is no longer able to believe in people due to so much deception and betrayal. The two eventually realize that they feel the same way about many things and the woman shelters the girl. It’s a story of search, one that has misguided beginnings but evolves into true human love.
Reality Competition Non-Scripted Formats
Hungry 9 (60 minute episodes)
One goal, nine desperate aspirants, countless mind games to eliminate the rest and be the only winner. In a locked room, they have 24 hours to determine “the one” or else all nine leave empty-handed. True characters are revealed through tears, collusion, and betrayal in this brand new social experiment format. Witness democracy at its most extreme.