J1 plays JAPAN'S HOTTEST HITS with songs from the current and recent J1 Top 40 music charts with at least two current chart hits per hour as well as "classic hits" from the 1990s and 2000s.  The following scheduled programming is aired on J1:

7:00-9:00 AM PST
Sunday though Thursday

 

08:00~10:00 JST 
Monday through Friday

 

Michiasa Music ~ Start your morning with your favorite girlpop and other hand selected songs by J1's program director.

 

6:00~10:00 PM PST
Saturday

7:00~11:00 AM PST
Sunday

 

11:00~15:00 JST
Sunday

24:00~28:00 JST
Sunday

 

Japan's Top 40 Countdown ~ The 40 hottest songs in Japan based on domestic FM radio airplay.

 

Program times on J1 are centered around Japan.  Therefore, when daylight/summer time comes and goes in the U.S., Canada and Europe, the airtimes in the rest of the world will change while they remain the same in Japan.

J1 XTRA & a-chan

Japan's Greatest Hits of All Time ~ J1 XTRA scours the entire library of nearly 20,000 titles with a focus on a large variety of tracks from the 80s to today.  In the evenings and overnight in the Americas, J1xtra becomes A-chan and plays the songs from Japanese animation (anime) series of yesterday and today.

5:00 AM~9:00 AM PST
Monday through Friday

22:00~26:00 JST
Monday~Friday

MICHIASA MUSIC ~ Start your morning with some of Japan's cutest and popular songs of all time, hand-selected by the Michi.

5:00 AM~9:00 AM PST
Saturday and Sunday

22:00~26:00 JST
Saturday~Sunday

A-chan Bonus Time ~ More anime hits to start your weekend.

9:00 AM~6:00 PM PST
Monday through Sunday

02:00~11:00 JST
Monday~Sunday

Japan's Greatest Hits of All Time ~ Hits from J1's collection of 80s, 90s and 00s.

 

6:00PM~5:00 AM PST
Monday through Sunday

11:00~22:00 JST
Monday~Sunday

A-chan from J1xtra ~ Anime songs from today and all time classics.

 

Program times on J1 XTRA are centered around Los Angeles.  Therefore, when daylight saving time comes and goes in the USA, the airtimes within the USA will remain the same while the airtimes in the rest of the world changes.

J1 GOLD plays a mix of music from the 1960s to the 1980s and some even earlier.  J1 GOLD does not have any specific scheduled programs.

Tokyo Travel and Weather

From 5:15~23:45 JST every day, J1 and J1 XTRA runs updates on the various railroads in the Tokyo/Kanto area at :15 and :45 past each hour.  Weather reports are carried in English at :15 past each hour and in Japanese at :45 past each hour.