Straight News

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Straight News


  • Title: ストレートニュース
  • Title (romaji): Straight News
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Human drama
  • Episodes: 10
  • Broadcast network: NTV
  • Broadcast period: 2000-Oct-11 to 2000-Dec-31
  • Air time: Wednesday 22:00
  • Theme Song:
    • Don't Look Back by Globe
    • Kimi ni Kiss by Hitomi


The storyline revolves around the newly appointed news director of the network's 11 p.m. Straight News program. Yajima, played by Hiroshi Mikami, is a veteran journalist just back from six years in such places as Bosnia and Kosovo, and he is determined to take the evening crime and government PR spiel that masquerades as the news and turn it into real broadcast journalism. --NTV

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Summer 2000 NTV Winter 2001
Okuman Choja to Kekkon Suru Hoho Wednesday 22:00 Face