The FM program “THE UNIVERSE,” which Taeko Onuki hosted on J-WAVE from October 2006 to March 2008, will restart broadcasting on April 1, 2024, for the first time in 16 years. Taeko Onuki’s first broadcast will be on Wednesday, April 3.

• Program Name: THE UNIVERSE

• Time: 27:00-29:00(3:00am-5:00am)

• Hosts:
Mondays – Yuko Ando
Tuesdays – Ohashi Trio
Wednesdays – Taeko Onuki 
Thursdays – Shigeru Kishida (Quruli)

• Program Overview

A song that brings you to a peaceful sleep.
A song that reminds you of a vivid landscape.
Songs that make listeners feel uneasy.
This late-night program features a song list selected by music experts’ unique interpretations and sensitivities, accompanied by some simple talking.
DJs will change daily, with Mondays/Yuko Ando, Tuesdays/Ohashi Trio, Wednesdays/Taeko Onuki, and Thursdays/Shigeru Kishida (Quruli), allowing the audience to fully enjoy the magic of music.

• Program Website

• How to listen to J-WAVE
– Radio
If you live in the Tokyo metropolitan area (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama), you can listen on the FM radio.
– App: J-WAVE, radiko
Residents of Tokyo metropolitan area and 6 prefectures (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma) can listen for free.
・App: radiko Premium
You can listen to J-WAVE programs anywhere in Japan with “radiko Premium” for 385 yen/month.
With each application, you can listen to programs broadcast within the past week with the “Time Free” function.