TV Tokyo

TV Tokyo

Infobox Broadcast
call_letters = JOTX-(D)TV
location = Kantō Region, Japan
city =
station_branding = TV Tokyo
station_slogan =
analog = 12 (VHF)
digital = 7 (VHF - LCN 23)
other_chs = Mito, Ibaraki
Digital: Channel 18

affiliations = TXN Network
network =
owner = TV TOKYO Corporation
licensee =
founded =
airdate = April 12, 1964
callsign_meaning =
sister_stations =
former_callsigns =
former_channel_numbers =
former_affiliations = Independent (1964-1967)
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coordinates = coord|35|39|31|N|139|44|44|E|type:landmark_scale:2000
homepage = []
telephone =

nihongo|TV Tokyo Corporation (or TX)|株式会社テレビ東京|Kabushiki Gaisha Terebi Tōkyō tyo|9411 is a TV station based in Tokyo, Japan. It is also known as nihongo|"Teleto"|テレ東|Teretō, a portmanteau of "terebi" and "Tokyo." It is the key station of TXN (TX Network). Its main owner is Nihon Keizai Shimbun. TV Tokyo is currently the smallest of the major Tokyo TV networks, and is known for its specialization in anime.

TV Tokyo Broadband Entertainment, Inc. distributes downloadable TV contents. Known outlets include theater.


Corporate name

*TV TOKYO Corporation XD

The Headquarters

*4-3-12, Toranomon, Minato, Tokyo, Japan


*the Headquarters
*Tennozu Studio - 3-3, Higashi-Shinagawa 1 Chome, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan


*Nihon Keizai Shimbun
*Mainichi Broadcasting System, etc.

History of TV TOKYO

On April 12, 1964, the TV station was started by the Japan Science Promotion Foundation. On July 1, 1968, "nihongo|Tokyo Channel 12 Production, Ltd."|株式会社東京12チャンネルプロダクション|Kabushiki Kaisha Tōkyō 12 Channeru Purodakushon was founded.

In October, 1973, the company was renamed "nihongo|Tokyo Channel 12, Ltd."|株式会社東京12チャンネル|Kabushiki Kaisha Tōkyō 12 Channeru, and took over the TV broadcasting from the foundation. In 1981, the TV station was changed to "nihongo|Television Tokyo Channel 12, Ltd."|株式会社テレビ東京|Kabushiki Kaisha Terebi Tōkyō.

In 1983, it made a network called nihongo|"Mega TON Network" (now TXN)|メガTONネットワーク|Mega TON Nettowāku with TV Osaka, and TV Aichi. In December, 1985, the head office moved from Shibakoen to Toranomon. On December 12, 1999, the sub stadio opened at Tennozu Isle. On June 25, 2003, English name of the TV station changed from "Television Tokyo Channel 12, Ltd." to "TV TOKYO Corporation". In 2004, TV TOKYO celebrated its 40th anniversary.



*Tokyo Tower - Channel 12


*Remote Controller ID 23
**Tokyo Tower: Channel 7
**Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture: Channel 18


News and Information

*"TXN News"
*"Morning Satellite"
*"TXN NewsEye" (formerly known as "Eyewitness News" and "EyeNews")
*"World Business Satellite"


TV TOKYO has shown a number of popular and famous anime, such as "Noir", "Neon Genesis Evangelion", "Love Hina", the "Pokémon" metaseries, "Naruto", "Bleach", "Yu-Gi-Oh!", and "Cyborg Kuro-chan".


*"Oha Suta" - Broadcast on TXN affiliates and Biwako Broadcasting from 6:45 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. on Weekdays, and on Nara TV and TV Wakayama from 7:05 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. on Weekdays (this show takes its name from, and is actually a revival of "Ohayo Studio", which aired from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s).
*"HaroMoni@" - Broadcasted in the Kanto area and Fukuoka Prefecture from 12:20 p.m. until 12:49 p.m. every Sunday. This is a Hello! Project milestone.
*"Kaiun nandemo kanteidan!" - Broadcasted on TXN affiliates from 9 p.m. until 9:54 p.m. every Tuesday


TV Tokyo broadcasts an annual "jidaigeki" spectacular on January 2. It is ten hours long and features an all-star cast. The 2008 program is scheduled to be "Tokugawa Fūun-roku".

See also

*Japanese media

External links

*jp icon [ Official Site]
* [ TV TOKYO Corporate]
*jp icon [ TV TOKYO anime website]
*jp icon [ home page]
*jp icon [ theater home page]

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