Hometown Stories

A 26-Year-Old's Breast Cancer Diary

Miki Yakata, a former pop idol, developed breast cancer at age 26. For half a year, she kept a video diary to record her experiences and challenges while undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
  • program length: 24 minutes
  • episode #106

Saturday, January 12 at 5:10 pm on 12.4

additional airdates

  • Saturday, January 12 at 11:10 pm on 12.4
  • Sunday, January 13 at 5:10 am on 12.4
  • Sunday, January 13 at 11:10 am on 12.4

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With themes ranging from ancient traditions to contemporary social issues, these documentaries present intimate portraits of people's lives around Japan today.