Nankyoku Tairiku

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Nankyoku Tairiku


  • Title: 南極大陸~神の領域に挑んだ男と犬の物語~
  • Title (romaji): Nankyoku Tairiku ~Kami no Ryouiki ni Idomunda Otoko to Inu no Monogatari~
  • Title (English): Antarctica ~The Story of Dogs and Men Who Challenged the Field of God~
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Drama, adventure
  • Episodes: 10
  • Viewership rating: 17.3 (Kanto)
  • Broadcast network: TBS
  • Broadcast period: 2011-Oct-16 to 2011-Dec-18
  • Air time: Sunday 21:00
  • Theme song: Arano yori by Nakajima Miyuki


A drama commemorating TBS's 60th anniversary, the story is about 11 members who were sent to the South Pole for the first time in February 1957 in a national project to explore Antartica. They were accompanied by a dogsled of 19 Sakhalin huskies. When they left for Japan a year later, they were forced to leave the dogs behind due to the bad weather. In January 1959, Kuramochi Takeshi and some others joined a third expedition to ascertain the fate of the dogs. --Jdrama Weblog

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Episode Information

Episode Subtitle Ratings
01 A Touching Story of Love and Life for the Revival of Post-war Japan~
A Miracle Between Dogs and Mankind that Occurred 56 Years Ago, the Story Begins to Rotate
02 Arrival! Antarctica 19.0
03 Our Miracle Dogs 16.9
04 Farewell, Our Beloved Friend 15.8
05 Death of a Comrade... 13.2
06 What Really Happened 54 Years Ago 19.1
07 The Conclusion with the Sakhalin Huskies 13.4
08 Our Heroes Have No Glory 15.0
09 The Curtain Falls...a Miracle Happens 16.7
10 The Curtain Falls〜Transcending Time and Space…
The Beginning of the True Miracle 52 Years Ago Concludes!!
Average 17.3

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

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