WILDLIFE

Synopsis
Since starting in 2009, the nature series WILDLIFE has been acclaimed by TV broadcasters around the world. This full-scale nature program is proudly presented by the Natural History Unit of NHK Enterprises, a production arm of NHK.
Some of the signatures of the WILDLIFE series are footage shot over long terms, never-before-seen visual expressions using the latest video equipment, and innovative storytelling from unique viewpoints. All of these are combined to reveal the real face of nature.
Panoramic views of the majesty of nature and the pulsating world of life forms captured in amazing high-definition and 4K images will most certainly enthrall viewers.

Episode list

[49 min.]

King of the Prairie: Bison

Life on the Savannah: Big Cats

Back from the Brink: Okinawa Spiny Rat

Canopy Gliders of the Borneo Rainforest

Modern Day Eden: A Japanese Temple Garden

Dancers on Fire: Flame Bowerbirds

Giants of Alaska: Brown Bears

Unlikely Eden: Ngorongoro Crater

On the Edge of Survival: Brazil's Wild Dogs

Havens of Harmony: Satoyama

Life in Kalinzu Forest: Uganda's Chimpanzees

Predators in the Surf: Killer Whales

Return to Shark Island: Elephant Seals

Living on the Edge: Tara Canyon

Secrets of the Waterside: The Canals of England

A Portrait of the Wild: The North Woods of Canada

Secrets of the Ocean: Aleutian Magic

Prey vs. Predators: Survival on the Serengeti

Stalking the Savannah: Birds That Choose Not To Fly

Amazon Alliance: New World Monkeys

March of the Masses: Great Spider Crabs

The Kazinga Channel: Hippo Paradise

Designed to Dance: Birds of Paradise

Penguin Island: The Falklands

Secrets of the Stag: Hokkaido Sika Deer

Guardians of the Kelp Forest: Sea Otters

An Ear for Danger: Bat Eared Fox

Follow the Footsteps: Blue Wildebeest

Dragons of the Galapagos: Marine Iguanas

Crossing the Cliffs: Nubian Ibex

Reigning the Amazon River: Giant Otters

Back from the Deep: Giant Sea Bass

Realm of the Rat Catchers: Ethiopian Wolves

Sophisticated Farmers: Leafcutter Ants

Kilimanjaro's Superherd: African Elephants

The Matchless Marsupial: Koala

Echoes of the Forest: Taiwanese Squirrels

Return of the Giants: The Indian Rhinoceros

Dazzling and Deadly: The Blue Ringed Octopus

Bringing Life to the Desert: Giant Cactus

Journey into Danger: Buffalo vs. Lion

Secret Hunter of the Mountains: Mongolia's Snow Leopard

Tancho, Legend of the Marshes: Red Crowned Crane

Carving a Niche: Okinawa Woodpecker

The Monkey with a Thousand Faces: Crested Black Macaque

An Unbreakable Bond: African Wild Dogs

Out of the Cold, Into the Fire: Yellowstone Supervolcano

The Paternal Bond: Barbary Macaques

Realm of the Spiraled Egg: Port Jackson Shark

Survivors of the Recovered Forest: Moon Bears

Ingenious Molluscs of the Volcanic Sea: Coconut Octopus

Designed to Hunt: Chameleons

Insect Architects: Cathedral Termites

Hive Hunters: Oriental Honey Buzzards

A Family's Tale: Brown Bears

Leaping Lemurs of Madagascar: Indri

Survivors of the Plains: Lions of Tsavo

Impressing the Troop: Toque Macaques

Acoustic Predators: Great Gray Owls

[52 min.]

Wilderness in Japan: Hokkaido Red Fox

Rainforest Warriors: Army Ants

Desert Survivors: Honey Badger and Namaqua Chameleon

Builders of Large Communal Nests: Sociable Weaver

Life at Desert's Edge: Ghost Crabs

Curious Jumpers of Madagascar: Sifakas

Hunting Art of the Marsh Harrier

Life in the Jungle Canopy: Kinkajou

Acrobat of the Hokkaido Forest: Eurasian Red Squirrel

Love-warrior of the Rocky Mountains: Greater Sage-grouse

Survival Strategy: Humpback Whale

Mysterious Giant of the Sea: Munk's Devil Ray

Hunter in Rural Japan: Grey-faced Buzzard

Our Street Smart Neighbors: Sparrows

Elusive Feline: Tsushima Leopard Cat

King of the Northern Skies: Steller's Sea Eagle

Underwater Bullet: Sei Whale

Family Ties: Western Lowland Gorilla

Strong Brotherly Bonds: Cheetahs

Ingenious Aerial Hunters: Birds of Borneo

Running Along an Icy Cliff: Mountain Goat

Home to Richly Colored Birds: Terraced Rice Paddies of Bali

Rabbits vs. Stoats: War in the British Countryside

Evolution in Paradise: Ogasawara Islands

Survival in the Ice Kingdom: Polar Bears[4K]

Grand Journey Across North America: Sandhill Cranes

Battles of the Mothers: Ring-tailed Lemurs

Masters of Mimicry: The Insects of Costa Rica

A Tale of Gentle Giants[4K]

The Ninja Birds of Kakadu: Comb-crested Jacanas[4K]

Master Hunter of the North: Crested Kingfisher

An Amazing Evolutionary Path: Penguin[4K]

Rodent Monsters: The Capybaras of the Ibera Wetlands

Visions of Mermaids: The Dugongs of Moreton Bay

Life on the Edge: The Dry Season of Ruaha, Tanzania

Gentle Yet Protective: Borneo Pygmy Elephants[4K]

The Caiman Hunters: Jaguar, Brazilian Wetlands[4K]

Desert Survivors: The Arabian Wolf[4K]

A Walking Red Carpet: Christmas Island Red Crabs[4K]

Small in Size but Big on Personality: Dwarf Mongooses[4K]

Battle Royale: The Lions and Hyenas of Maasai Mara National Park[4K]

Modern Dinosaurs: The Gharials of Chitwan National Park[4K]

Evolutionary Mayhem: The Flightless Birds of the Galapagos[4K]

Ferocious Midnight Hunter: The Brown-Marbled Grouper of Bali

When the Sky Goes Dark: The Megabats of Africa

[55 min.]

The Wild Bunch: Hamadryas Baboons

Big Bird in an Old Forest: Southern Cassowary

Safe Haven: Iguazu Falls

The Ocean's Gentle Giant: Whale Shark

Amazing Hunters of the Aegean: Eleonora's Falcon

Life Under Giant Whirlpools: Saltstraumen

Hive Hunters: Oriental Honey Buzzards

Award
[Builders of Large Communal Nests: Sociable Weaver]
"Jury's Special Award"
International Wildlife Film Festival, 2010 -- Albert, France
[Life in the Jungle Canopy: Kinkajou]
"Highly Commended Diplomas"
International Matsalu Nature Film Festival, 2011 -- Lihula, Estonia
[Modern Day Eden: A Japanese Temple Garden]
"Jury Special Mention Award/International Category"
CMS VATAVARAN-Environment & Wildlife Film Festival, 2011
[Secrets of the Ocean: Aleutian Magic]
"Merit Awards / Merits for Cinematography and Graphics"
International Wildlife Film Festival, 2012 -- Montana, U.S.A.
[March of the Masses: Great Spider Crabs]
"Highly Commended Diplomas"
International Matsalu Nature Film Festival, 2013 -- Lihula, Estonia
[Sophisticated Farmers: Leafcutter Ants]
"Best Director Award, Nature"
Matsalu Nature Film Festival, 2014 -- Matsalu, Estonia
"Siemens Discovery Award"
Science Film Festival, 2014 -- Bangkok, Thailand