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Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
株式会社毎日放送
Type Kabushiki gaisha
Founded Osaka, Japan (December 27, 1950(1950-12-27) as "New Japan Broadcasting Co.")
Headquarters 17-1, Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
Industry Information, Communication
Services Broadcasting, etc.
Subsidiaries Broadcasting Movies Production Co., Ltd.
MBS Planning Corporation
GAORA Inc.
Website http://www.mbs.jp/index-e.html
JOOR
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City of license Osaka
Broadcast area Kansai region
Frequency 1179 kHz
First air date September 1, 1951
Format Talk, Sports
Power 50 kW
Affiliations Japan Radio Network (JRN)/National Radio Network (NRN)
Owner Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
Website mbs1179.com
JOOR-TV, JOOR-DTV
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Kansai region
Branding Channel 4
Channels Analog: 4 (VHF)
Digital: 16 (UHF)
Affiliations Japan News Network (JNN)
Owner Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
First air date March 1, 1959
Former affiliations All-Nippon News Network (ANN) (-1975)
Transmitter Coordinates 34°40′41.80″N 135°40′41″E / 34.678278°N 135.67806°E / 34.678278; 135.67806
Website mbs.jp

Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc. (株式会社毎日放送 Kabushiki-gaisha Mainichi Hōsō?, MBS) is a broadcasting station in Osaka, Japan, and it is affiliated with the Japan Radio Network (JRN), the National Radio Network (NRN), Japan News Network (JNN) and TBS Network. MBS is also one of the major stockholders of Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc. (TBS HD), TV Tokyo Corporation, RKB Mainichi Broadcasting Corporation, BS-TBS, Incorporated and FM 802 Co., Ltd.

Contents

Offices and studios

Advertising slogan

  • The lion on Channel 4 (らいよんチャンネル) - The reason why the mascot character of MBS is Liyon-chan (らいよんチャン).

History of MBS

  • December 27, 1950: The predecessor of MBS, New Japan Broadcasting Company (新日本放送株式会社 Shin-Nippon Hōsō Kabushiki-gaisha?, NJB), was founded.
  • September 1, 1951: NJB started the second commercial radio broadcasting in Japan.
  • December 1, 1956: NJB founded Osaka Television Co., Ltd. (大阪テレビ放送株式会社 Ōsaka Terebi Hōsō Kabushiki-gaisha?, OTV) with Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
  • June 1, 1958: NJB was renamed "Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc."
  • March 1, 1959: After selling all stocks of OTV to ABC, MBS started a television broadcasting independently from OTV on, and made a network with Nippon Educational Television Co., Ltd. (NET, the predecessor of TV Asahi Corporation).
  • 1960: A broadcasting studio was completed in Senri.
  • 1964: MBS formed a radio network with TBS and RKB, which evolved into Japan Radio Network (JRN) in 1965.
  • 1974: MBS joined a television news network called All-Nippon News Network (ANN).
  • March 31, 1975: MBS changed to a news network called Japan News Network (JNN) because the president of the Asahi Shimbun in those days ordered ABC to change the flagship station to NET.
  • May 15, 1977: The frequency of MBS Radio changed from 1210 kHz to 1180 kHz.
  • 5 o'clock a.m. on November 23, 1978: the frequency of MBS Radio changed again from 1180 kHz to 1179 kHz.
  • 1990: The new headquarters and new broadcasting studio was completed in Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka. The registered headquarters moved from former Osaka Head Office of the Mainichi Shimbun, and the broadcasting studio moved from Senri.
  • March 31, 2001: A broadcasting studio called "MBS Studio in USJ" was opened at Universal Studios Japan.
  • September 1, 2006: MBS celebrated the 55th anniversary of starting broadcasting.

Broadcasting

Headquarters of Mainichi Broadcasting System
MBS Studio in USJ
Advertisements

Radio

JOOR

  • Frequency: 1210kHz → 1180kHz → 1179 kHz
  • Output
    • Osaka: 50 kW
    • Kyoto: 300 W
  • Time: from 4:30 a.m. on Monday until 2:30 a.m. on Monday
  • Time signal: 1046.502Hz (C6)

TV (Analog)

JOOR-TV

TV (Digital)

JOOR-DTV
  • Mt. Ikoma: Channel 16 (Remote controller button: 4)

Branch stations of TV broadcasting

Osaka Prefecture
  • Kashiwara (analog): Channel 54
  • Kashiwara (digital): Channel 16
  • Misaki-Fukanichi (analog): Channel 54
  • Misaki-Fukanichi (digital): Channel 16
  • Naka-Nose (digital): Channel 16 (new digital station)
  • Nishi-Nose (digital): Channel 16 (new digital station)
Nara Prefecture
  • Ikoma-Asukano (analog): Channel 37
  • Tochihara (analog): Channel 33
  • Tochihara (digital): Channel 16
  • Yoshino (analog): Channel 34
Shiga Prefecture
  • Otsu (analog): Channel 36
  • Otsu (digital): Channel 16
  • Otsu-Ishiyama (analog): Channel 18
  • Otsu-Ishiyama (digital): Channel 44
  • Hikone (analog): Channel 54
  • Hikone (digital): Channel 16
  • Koka (analog): Channel 55
  • Koka (digital): Channel 16
Kyoto Prefecture
  • Yamashina, Kyoto (analog): Channel 54
  • Yamashina, Kyoto (digital): Channel 39
  • Kameoka (analog): Channel 33
  • Kameoka (digital): Channel 16
  • Fukuchiyama (analog): Channel 54
  • Fukuchiyama (digital): Channel 16
  • Maizuru (analog): Channel 53
  • Maizuru (digital): Channel 16
  • Miyazu (analog): Channel 33
  • Miyazu (digital): Channel 16
  • Mineyama (analog): Channel 34
  • Mineyama (digital): Channel 16
Hyogo Prefecture
  • Kobe (mountain area) (analog): Channel 31
  • Kobe (mountain area) (digital): Channel 16
  • Nada, Kobe (analog): Channel 54
  • Hokutan-Tarumi (analog): Channel 53
  • Hokutan-Tarumi (digital): Channel 16
  • Nishinomiya-Yamaguchi (analog): Channel 55
  • Nishinomiya-Yamaguchi (digital): Channel 16
  • Inagawa (analog): Channel 35
  • Inagawa (digital): Channel 38
  • Tatsuno (analog): Channel 34
  • Tatsuno (digital): Channel 16
  • Miki (analog): Channel 34
  • Miki (digital): Channel 16
  • Himeji (analog): Channel 54
  • Himeji (digital): Channel 16
  • Himeji-nishi (analog): Channel 33
  • Himeji (digital): Channel 16
  • Ako (analog): Channel 54
  • Ako (digital): Channel 16
  • Wadayama (analog): Channel 54
  • Wadayama (digital): Channel 16
  • Kinosaki (analog): Channel 54
  • Kinosaki (digital): Channel 16
  • Kasumi (analog): Channel 33
  • Kasumi (digital): Channel 16
  • Sasayama (analog): Channel 33
  • Sasayama (digital): Channel 16
  • Hikami (analog): Channel 33
  • Kasumi (digital): Channel 16
  • Aioi (analog): Channel 33
  • Aioi (digital): Channel 16
  • Yamasaki (analog): Channel 33
  • Yamasaki (digital): Channel 21
  • Fukusaki (analog): Channel 33
  • Fukusaki (digital): Channel 16
  • Sayo (analog): Channel 33
  • Yoka (analog): Channel 34
  • Yoka (digital): Channel 16
Wakayama Prefecture
  • Wakayama (analog): Channel 42
  • Wakayama (digital): Channel 16
  • Kainan (analog): Channel 54
  • Kainan (digital): Channel 16
  • Hashimoto (analog): Channel 54
  • Hashimoto (digital): Channel 42
  • Gobo (analog): Channel 53
  • Gobo (digital): Channel 47
  • Kibi (analog): Channel 54
  • Kibi (digital): Channel 47
  • Tanabe (analog): Channel 54
  • Tanabe (digital): Channel 47
  • Arida (analog): Channel 35
  • Arida (digital): Channel 16
  • Shingu (analog): Channel 36

Programs (Times in JST)

Radio

News and Variety
  • Tenkomori from the morning (子守康範 朝からてんコモリ!) - from 5 a.m. until 8 a.m. on weekdays, hosted by Yasunori Komori (子守 康範)
  • Kayokyoku without vocal (歌のない歌謡曲) - from 7:30 a.m. until 7:45 a.m. during "Tenkomori", hosted by Shizue Oda (おだ しずえ) on Mondays and Tuesdays, by Biwako Otsu (大津 びわ子) on Wednesdays and Thursdays and by Miyoko Omomo (大桃 美代子) on Fridays
  • Thank you. This is Jun Hamamura (ありがとう浜村淳です) - from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on weekdays, and from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. every Saturday
Music
  • MBS Utagumi Smile×Songs (MBSうたぐみ Smile×Songs) - from 10 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, and from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
  • U.K. Weekend Music Party (from 9 p.m. until 9:55 p.m., hosted by U.K. really named U-jiro Kusunoki)
    • U.K. Beat Flyer 1179 - on Saturdays
    • U.K. Cheer Music - on Sundays
Sport
  • MBS Tigers Night Game (MBSタイガースナイター, Baseball games of the Hanshin Tigers)
    • Koji Ota's Tigers Stadium (太田幸司のタイガーススタジアム, A program relating the Hanshin Tigers)
  • National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament (選抜高等学校野球大会, semifinal and final)
  • Sunday horse racing live Minna no Keiba (サンデー競馬中継 みんなの競馬)

TV

News
  • MBS News (MBSニュース)
  • VOICE - Broadcast on MBS from 5:50 p.m. until 6:40 p.m. on weekdays
Information
  • Bang, bang, bang (バンバンバン) - Friday (nationalcast)
  • Chichin Puipui (ちちんぷいぷい) - weekdays
  • Shittoko! (知っとこ!) - Saturday (nationalcast)
  • Seyanen! (せやねん!) - Saturday
Variety
  • Tuesday Comics Samurai Tuto! (チュー's DAY コミックス 侍チュート!) - Tuesday (nationalcast)
  • Maki's Magic Restaurant (水野真紀の魔法のレストラン) - Wednesday
  • Akashiya TV (痛快!明石家電視台) - Monday
  • Baribari Value (世界バリバリバリュー) - end → Teppan Note (明日使える心理学 テッパンノート) - end → TV tte yatsu wa! → Kumepipo → special programs → The 8 per 100 Million - Wednesday (nationalcast)
Dramas produced by MBS (- March 2009)
  • Dorama 30 era (- September 2008)
    • Inochino Gembakara (いのちの現場から)
    • Ya, Ku, So, Ku (ヤ・ク・ソ・ク)
    • Designer (デザイナー)
    • Shin Inochino Gembakara (新・いのちの現場から)
    • The Daughter at the Public Sento!? (銭湯の娘!?)
    • Shin Inochino Gembakara 2 (新・いのちの現場から2)
    • Gakincho~Return Kids~ (がきんちょ ~リターン・キッズ~), etc.
  • Hirudora era (November 2008 - March 2009)
    • Panda is coming to town (パンダが町にやってくる)
    • Ochaberi (おちゃべり)
Anime
Sport

Special events hosted by MBS

  • MBS Radio Festival (MBSラジオまつり)
  • Beethoven's 9th Symphony with a Cast of 10,000 (サントリー1万人の第九), etc.

Announcers

  • Incompleted

Present

Head announcer
  • Nobuhiro Takagaki (高垣 伸博?, entered in 1978)
Men
  • Makoto Akagi (赤木 誠?, entered in 1981)
  • Takeshi Chiba (千葉 猛?, entered in 1990)
  • Masao Inoue (井上 雅雄?, entered in 1993)
  • Hiroyuki Kashiwagi (柏木 宏之?, entered in 1983)
  • Mareo Kamei (亀井 希生?, entered in 1991, Keiko Furukawa's husband)
  • Izumi Kanayama (金山 泉?, transferred from Chukyo TV in Feb. 2009)
  • Yasuhiro Kato (加藤 康裕?, entered in 1988)
  • Mitsumasa Kawamoto (河本 光正?, entered in 2007)
  • Naoya Kawata (河田 直也?, entered in 1999)
  • Toru Kondo (近藤 亨?, entered in 1997)
  • Masayuki Kurusu (来栖 正之?, entered in 1989)
  • Shigehiro Morimoto (森本 栄浩?, entered in 1985)
  • Satofumi Mito (美藤 啓文?, entered in 1980)
  • Yasushi Nishi (西 靖?, entered in 1994)
  • Yohei Oyoshi (大吉 洋平?, entered in 2008)
  • Isamu Otsuki (大月 勇?, entered in 1996)
  • Kazuyoshi Senda (仙田 和吉?, transferred from Radio Nippon in 2001)
  • Kenta Suzuki (鈴木 健太?, entered in 2007)
  • Kazuo Tamaru (田丸 一男?, transferred from NHK in 1991)
  • Takayuki Ueda (上田 崇順?, entered in 2000)
  • Masayuki Umano (馬野 雅行?, entered in 1989, railfan)
  • Yuichi Uwaizumi (上泉 雄一?, entered in 1992)
  • Makoto Yamanaka (山中 真?, entered in 2001)
  • Teturo Yuki (結城 哲郎?, entered in 1975)
Women
  • Keiko Furukawa (古川 圭子?, entered in 1993, Mareo Kamei's wife)
  • Akiko Maeda (前田 阿希子?, entered in 2006)
  • Ai Matsui (松井 愛?, entered in 1993)
  • Hiroko Matsukawa (松川 浩子?, entered in 1999)
  • Maiko Matsumoto (松本 麻衣子?, entered in 2005)
  • Masako Mizuno (水野 晶子?, entered in 1981)
  • Tomomi Mukawa (武川 智美?, entered in 1992)
  • Asako Nishimura (西村 麻子?, entered in 2000)
  • Yumi Saito (斎藤 裕美?, entered in 2008)
  • Kaori Sekioka (関岡 香?, entered in 1987)
  • Miki Takai (高井 美紀?, entered in 1990)
  • Etsuko Ueda (上田 悦子?, entered in 2000)
  • Saki Yagi (八木 早希?, entered in 2001)
  • Fumi Yoshitake (吉竹 史?, entered in 2007)

Past

Men
  • Kazuo Aoki (青木 和雄?, He is on a direct marketing program, "Naruhodo!", on weekdays)
  • Kunio Hiramatsu (平松 邦夫?, the 18th mayor of Osaka City.)
  • Kiyoshi Koike (小池 清?)
  • Yasunori Komori (子守 康範?, a free-lance announcer. He is also on radio in the morning from Monday to Friday)
  • Kazuki Masuda (増田 一樹?, compliance room)
  • Akinori Matsui (松井 昭憲?, a newscaster on radio only for MBS)
  • Hajime Misawa (三澤 肇?)
  • Keiji Nomura (野村 啓司?, He is on radio as the host of "Nomura de Nomura da".)
  • Tomoaki Oyagi (大八木 友之?, working in news center)
  • Junichi Sumi (角 淳一?, He is on TV as the host of "Chichin Pui Pui" from Monday to Wednesday.), etc.
Women
  • Toko Ono (小野 陶子?)
  • Tomoko Yoshida (吉田 智子?, a free-lance announcer), etc.

Other broadcasting stations in the Kansai area

Radio and TV

TV only

Radio only

External links

TV station in Kinki
Prefectures NHK NNN JNN FNN ANN TXN JAITS
Osaka Ōsaka ytv MBS KTV ABC TVO
Kyoto Kyōto KBS
Hyogo Kōbe SUN
Shiga Ōtsu BBC
Nara Nara TVN
Wakayama Wakayama WTV

Coordinates: 34°42′30″N 135°29′59″E / 34.70847°N 135.499856°E / 34.70847; 135.499856


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