Hanasaki Mai Speaks Out 2 on UTB Japanese Programming on LA18

Set in megabank Tokyo Daiichi Bank, Hanasaki Mai Speaks Out 2 returns where it left off at season 1: “Never give up hero Hanasaki Mai” and “Hopeless middle-aged man Soma Ken” continue their contrasting relationship in this delightful drama. Viewers will be sure to enjoy this scaled up Hanasaki Mai Speaks Out 2. New Hanasaki Mai is back!

Hanasaki Mai Speaks Out 2 on UTB

Japanese-language TV station UTB (United Television Broadcasting Systems), previously on channel 18.2, currently airs select programs on main channel 18.1 every Sunday from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM and is available free, over-the-air as well as on all cable and satellite services as a must-carry channel in the greater Los Angeles area.

The current programming line up includes drama, travel (Travel Salad and Esprit Japon), and local community news program SoCal Japan – all aired in Japanese with English subtitles.

For more information about UTB programs, visit utbhollywood.com.

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United Television Broadcasting Systems
UTB (United Television Broadcasting Systems, Inc.) is the first Japanese-language TV station based in the United States. The station first began in Los Angeles in 1971. UTB aims to share the Japanese culture to the people here in the United States while also providing necessary information such as news and current events to the people of the Japanese community. The company has continued on for decades following these two goals and is recognized as a major media source in the Japanese community. UTB’s programming airs on Ch. 18 LA18 KSCI-TV. The station covers Southern California. Viewers include Japanese, Japanese Americans, and other Asian nationalities. Also, UTB uses its showbiz environment to its fullest, creating a wide variety of TV shows and commercials that really represent the California lifestyle. In addition, UTB often works as media and production coordinators for companies from Japan.

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