About NHK WORLD-JAPAN

NHK's International Service

NHK is Japan's sole public broadcasting organization, financed by receiving fees.
Its international service delivers to the world the latest information about Japan and Asia through television, radio, and internet.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN

TV

News and various programs are delivered in English 24 hours a day. Programs are available via satellite broadcasting, cable TV, and Internet.

RADIO

Our radio service is delivered in 17 foreign languages. Listeners can access the content through a variety of methods such as Shortwave, Medium Wave, FM, satellite radio, and Internet.

INTERNET

NHK WORLD-JAPAN ONLINE provides TV and radio programming simultaneously with their broadcasts, as well as on-demand.

Japanese-language services

NHK WORLD PREMIUM

NHK WORLD PREMIUM broadcasts news and informational programs, as well as drama, music, children's, and sports programs.

NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN

Radio servide for Japanese speakers overseas.

International Broadcast Programs Council and NHK WORLD-JAPAN

International Broadcast Programs Council is established as a body to guarantee the autonomy of broadcasting pursuant to the provision of the article 6 of the Broadcast Act (Act No. 132 of 1950). The Council members are commissioned from persons with relevant knowledge and experience and meet on a regular basis. NHK consults with International Broadcast Programs Council when it intends to set forth or to amend a basic plan relating to the program standards and editing of the broadcast programs. When International Broadcast Programs Council draws up a report or expresses an opinion, NHK respects such and takes necessary measures.

Inquiries

NHK WORLD-JAPAN and NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN >Mailform

Address
2-2-1 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8001, JAPAN

NHK WORLD PREMIUM*URLs below link to websites outside of NHK.

  • Asia-Pacific, South America
  • Japan International Broadcasting, Inc.
  • http://nhkworldpremium.com/index_e.aspx
  • US & Canada
  • NHK Cosmomedia America, Inc.
  • http://tvjapan.net/en/
  • Europe, Russia & CIS, The Middle East and North Africa
  • NHK Cosmomedia Europe, Ltd.
  • http://www.jstv.co.uk/english/