The number of late night anime on Fuji TV has decreased, and in October , it completely disappeared. Moreover, satellite and cable television are not as common in Japan when compared to the United States. Those titles received some attention, but remained single experimental programs. Schedules of their late night anime became extremely unstable. Their program can generally be watched by most people, without too much violence or fanservice. As a genre, those programs were called "aniraji", the abbreviation of anime and rajio radio. An extreme case was the last week of Kanon , for which they broadcast the last 3 episodes in a marathon. Moreover, BS11 broadcasts late night anime less than 8 days behind the first run. TV Asahi They tend to broadcast at later hours than other stations such as 2: They don't usually broadcast late night anime, except for reruns. Production companies may not have enough time, or a large enough budget, to make a higher quality series in time for television transmission, They often may want to include sexual or violent content that are restricted for broadcast on television. Until recently, they aired late night anime on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday nights. In , Fuji TV increased the number of programs that they broadcast. However, from April , they started the time block called Noitamina , the block aimed for a young adult female audience, who otherwise would not watch anime. In other areas, variety shows with local tarento are often popular, making anime's entry difficult.