Mainichi Broadcasting System


Mainichi Broadcasting System
Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
株式会社毎日放送
Type Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Information, Communication
Founded Osaka, Japan (December 27, 1950(1950-12-27), New Japan Broadcasting Co.)
Headquarters 17-1, Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
Key people Kazutomo Kawauchi
(President)
Services Broadcasting, Radio program production, TV program production, etc.
Revenue decrease¥61,160,117 thousand (FY 2010)
Operating income increase¥2,961,176 thousand (FY 2010)
Net income increase¥1,908,886 thousand (FY 2010)
Total assets decrease¥96,316,971 thousand (FY 2010)
Total equity decrease¥81,033,091 thousand (FY 2010)
Employees 647 (non-consolidated, September 2010)
Subsidiaries Broadcasting Movies Production Co., Ltd.
MBS Planning Corporation
GAORA Inc.
MYRICA CO., Ltd.
Myrica Music
Website http://www.mbs.jp/index-e.html
JOOR
Mainichi Broadcasting System logo.svg
City of license Osaka
Broadcast area Kansai region
Frequency 1179 kHz
First air date September 1, 1951
Format Talk, Sports, Music
Power 50 kW
Affiliations Japan Radio Network (JRN)/National Radio Network (NRN)
Owner Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
Website mbs1179.com
JOOR-TV, JOOR-DTV
Mainichi Broadcasting System logo.svg
Kansai region
Branding Channel 4
Channels Analog: 4 (VHF)
Digital: 16 (UHF)
Virtual: 4
Affiliations Japan News Network (JNN)
Owner Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
First air date analog: March 1, 1959
digital: December 1, 2003
Last air date analog: July 24, 2011
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, affiliated with Japan Radio Network (JRN), National Radio Network (NRN), Japan News Network (JNN) and TBS Network, serving in the Kansai region. MBS is also one of the major stockholders of Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc. (TBSHD), TV Tokyo Holdings Corporation (TXHD), 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 radio broadcasting from Hankyu Department Store as the second commercial one 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 analog terrestrial 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 Radio and RKB Radio, 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 a.m., 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 for the 40th anniversary of starting broadcasting. The registered headquarters moved from former Osaka Head Office of the Mainichi Shimbun, and the broadcasting studio moved from Senri.
  • September 1, 1991: 40th anniversaty of MBS's starting broadcasting
  • March 31, 2001: A broadcasting studio called "MBS Studio in USJ" was opened at Universal Studios Japan.
  • September 1, 2001: 50th anniversaty of MBS's starting broadcasting
  • 11 a.m., December 1, 2003: MBS started digital terrestrial TV broadcasting.
  • September 1, 2006: 55th anniversaty of MBS's starting broadcasting
  • May 15, 2010: MBS started the Internet protocol simulcast radio service via "radico" together with ABC, OBC, FM 802, FM Osaka, and FM Cocolo.
  • noon, July 24, 2011: MBS terminated analog terrestrial TV broadcasting.
  • September 1, 2011: The corporate logo of MBS was renewed for the 60th anniversaty of the station's starting broadcasting.

Broadcasting

Headquarters of Mainichi Broadcasting System
MBS Studio in USJ

Radio

JOOR

  • Frequency: 1210kHz → 1180kHz → 1179 kHz
  • Power
    • Osaka: 50 kW
    • Kyoto: 300 W
  • Broadcasting hours: from 4:30 on Mondays until 26:30 on Sundays (with daily starting at 4 the hour from Tuesday until Sunday)
  • Time signal: 1046.502Hz (C6, on the hour every hour)

TV (Analog)

JOOR-TV
  • Mt. Ikoma: Channel 4

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-Fuke (analog): Channel 54
  • Misaki-Fuke (digital): Channel 16
  • Naka-Nose (digital): Channel 16
  • Nishi-Nose (digital): Channel 16
Nara Prefecture
  • Ikoma-Asukano (analog): Channel 37
  • Tochihara (analog): Channel 33
  • Tochihara (digital): Channel 39
  • 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!) - on MBS from 5:00 until 8:00 on weekdays, hosted by Yasunori Komori (子守 康範)
  • Kayokyoku without vocal (歌のない歌謡曲) - on MBS from 7:30 until 7:45 during "Tenkomori" (MBS is the first radio station broadcasting that program.)
  • Thank you. This is Jun Hamamura (ありがとう浜村淳です) - on MBS from 8:00 until 10:30 on weekdays
  • Thank you. This is Jun Hamamura. It is Saturday today. (ありがとう浜村淳です 土曜日です) - only on MBS from 8:00 until 11:30 on Saturdays
Music
  • MBS Utagumi Smile×Songs (MBSうたぐみ Smile×Songs) - on MBS from 22:00 until 24:30 from Monday to Wednesday.
  • MBS Utagumi U.K. BEAT FLYER (MBSうたぐみ U.K. BEAT FLYER) - on MBS from 21:00 until 21:55 on Saturdays, hosted by U.K. really named U-jiro Kusunoki
Variety
  • Gochamaze! (ゴチャ・まぜっ!) - on MBS from 25:00 until 26:00 from Monday to Wednesday
  • Hundred Radio (ハンドレッドラジオ) - Part 1 is on MBS from 22:00 until 24:30 on Thursdays. Part 2 is on MBS from 25:00 until 26:00 on Thursdays.
  • Waraimeshi Hour (笑い飯の金曜お楽しみアワー) -
  • Madamada Gochamaze! (まだまだゴチャ・まぜっ!〜集まれヤンヤン〜) on MBS from 26:00 until 28:56 on Saturdays
  • Gochamaze! Sunday (ゴチャ・まぜっ!日曜日) - on MBS from 25:00 until 25:30 on Sundays
Travel
  • MBS Tabigumi Travel Radio (MBSたびぐみ とっておき旅ラジオ) - on MBS from 18:30 until 21:00 on Fridays and Saturdays in the off-season of Nippon Professional Baseball
Sport
  • MBS Tigers Live (MBSタイガースライブ, Baseball games of the Hanshin Tigers)
  • MBS Toragumi Tigers Live (MBSとらぐみ タイガースライブ) - on MBS in the off-season of Nippon Professional Baseball, from 17:54 until 18:30 from Tuesday to Friday, from 17:59 until 18:30 on Saturdays and Sundays
  • 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 - Weekdays news program in the Kansai region
Information
  • Chichin Puipui (ちちんぷいぷい) - only on MBS from 14:55 until 17:45 on weekdays
  • Shittoko! (知っとこ!) - nationalcast from 8:00 until 9:25 on Saturdays
  • Seyanen! (せやねん!) - only on MBS from 9:25 until 12:54 on Saturdays
Variety
  • Maki's Magic Restaurant (水野真紀の魔法のレストラン) - on MBS from 19:00 on Wednesdays
  • Akashiya TV (痛快!明石家電視台) - on MBS from 23:55 on Mondays
  • Rokemitsu (ロケみつ) - on MBS, BSN, BSS, RSK, RKK and OBS from 23:55 on Thursdays, also on CBC, TBS, KUTV, ITV, UTY and RCC on different days
  • Japan Channel 47 SUPER - nationalcast from 21:00 till 22:54 on Wednesdays
    • Past: Baribari Value (世界バリバリバリュー) → Teppan Note (明日使える心理学 テッパンノート) → TV tte yatsu wa! → Kumepipo → Who knows the most? (anything) → special programs → The 8 per 100 Million→ Japan Channel 47 - nationalcast from 22:00 on Wednesdays
    • Past: Kuraberu Kuraveller (くらべるくらべらー) - nationalcast from 21:00 on Wednesdays
  • EXILE Damashii (EXILE魂) - nationalcast from 22:00 on Sundays, collaboration with TBS
Documentary
  • Jonetsu-Tairiku (情熱大陸) - nationalcast from 23:00 on Sundays, presented by Asahi Breweries and Mazda
  • Video Documentary Kanasi (映像) - only on MBS in midnight on the 3rd Sunday every month (from 24:50)
Dramas produced by MBS
  • Dorama 30 (- 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 (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)
  • Friday midnight drama (2009-2010)
    • Drifting Net Cafe (漂流ネットカフェ)
    • Tei-Oh (帝王)
    • Shinya Shokudō (深夜食堂)
    • Peace Maker (新撰組PEACE MAKER)
  • Thursday midnight drama 1 (2010-2011)
    • Akechi the Third (三代目明智小五郎〜今日も明智が殺される〜)
    • Dohyo Girl! (土俵ガール!)
    • Ushijima the Loan Shark (闇金ウシジマくん)
    • Quartet (カルテット)
  • Saturday midnight drama (2011)
    • Muscle Girl! (マッスルガール!)
    • Arakawa Under the Bridge (荒川アンダー ザ ブリッジ)
  • Thursday midnight drama 2 (2011-)
    • Shinya Shokudō 2 (深夜食堂2)
  • Special
    • Sen no Rikyu (1990) - 40th anniversary
    • Message -The Commercial Message Director Toshi Sugiyama- (2005) - 55th anniversary, presented by Shiseido
    • Toilet no Kamisama (2011) - 60th anniversary, mainly presented by INAX
    • Hanayome no Chichi (lit. "Bride's father", 2011) - 60th anniversary
Anime
Sport

Special events hosted by MBS

  • MBS Radio Walk (MBSラジオウォーク)
  • 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

The head of the announcer office
  • Nobuhiro Takagaki (高垣 伸博?, entered in 1978, former TV producer)
Men
  • Makoto Akagi (赤木 誠?, entered in 1981)
  • Takeshi Chiba (千葉 猛?, entered in 1990)
  • Nobuhiro Fukushima (福島 暢啓?, entered in 2011)
  • Shingo Fukumoto (福本 晋悟?, transferred from Tokai Radio in 2011)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Fumi Yoshitake (吉竹 史?, entered in 2007)

Past

Men
  • Kazuo Aoki (青木 和雄?)
  • Kunio Hiramatsu (平松 邦夫?, the 18th mayor of Osaka City.)
  • Kiyoshi Koike (小池 清?, narrator in "Chichin Pui Pui")
  • Yasunori Komori (子守 康範?, a free-lance announcer. He is also on radio on weedkay mornings)
  • 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 Extra".)
  • Isamu Otsuki (大月 勇?)
  • Tomoaki Oyagi (大八木 友之?, working at news center)
  • Junichi Sumi (角 淳一?), etc.
Women
  • Atsuko Ishida (石田 敦子?)
  • Toshimi Komoto (河本 俊美?)
  • Toko Ono (小野 陶子?, left in Oct. 2006)
  • Toshiko Sakamoto (坂本 登志子?, one of the first announcers for NJB)
  • Saki Yagi (八木 早希?, a free-lance announcer)
  • Tomoko Yoshida (吉田 智子?, a free-lance announcer), etc.

Other broadcasting stations in the Kansai area

Radio and TV

TV only

  • Kansai TV (関西テレビ, FNN)
  • Yomiuri TV (読売テレビ, NNN)
  • TV Osaka (テレビ大阪, TXN)
  • SUN-TV (サンテレビ, UHF)
  • Nara TV (奈良テレビ, UHF)
  • Biwako Broadcasting (びわ湖放送, UHF)
  • TV Wakayama (テレビ和歌山, UHF)

Radio only

  • Radio Osaka (ラジオ大阪, NRN)
  • Radio Kansai (ラジオ関西, independent)
  • FM OSAKA (JFN)
  • FM 802 (JFL)

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′30.32″N 135°29′59.54″E / 34.7084222°N 135.4998722°E / 34.7084222; 135.4998722


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