Japanese TV bosses will jet into the singing sensation's hometown of Blackburn, West Lothian, reports the Mirror. Filmmakers will also interview fans at the Happy Valley Pub where the 48-year-old star used to sing karaoke. Her brothers Gerry, 55, and John, 52 may also for a part of the show set to be screened on primetime TV in mid-October.
Kanako Hiramoto, from NHK, said: "We wanted to tell the story of the Susan Boyle phenomenon and how the world responded to her remarkable performance on Britain's Got Talent. People in Japan are fascinated by the story."