About ytv

Welcome to International Sales of Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation!
About Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation.

We are well known for specialization in anime such as Inuyasha, Detective Conan, Black Jack, and City Hunter; they are among the highest rated programs in the international market. In addition to anime, we produce other programming such as news, sports, documentaries, dramas, and variety shows which are broadcasted both on YTV’s network channel and via our affiliated network including Nippon Television Network Corporation.

Company Profile

With our head office situated in Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, we are a privately owned broadcaster serving the entire Kinki (Kansai) region. We are a member of the Yomiuri Group, which boasts the world’s highest circulation figures. We are tightly tied to this corporate group through coverage activities and events, etc.

  • Company Name

    Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation

  • Established

    February 13, 1958

  • Broadcasting operations launched

    August 28, 1958

  • Capital


  • President

    Kan Tsutagawa

  • Description of business

    General broadcasting pursuant to the Broadcast Law
    Planning, production and sales of broadcasting programs
    Cultural projects and operations and all other projects and operations related to broadcasting
    Provision of software-based broadcasting and communication services

  • Network

    The group owns Japan’s largest network broadcaster, Nippon Television Network Corporation, and the company operates as one of its member stations while playing a role as a quasi-key broadcaster


  • Head Office

    2-2-33 Shiromi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi 540-8510

  • Tokyo Branch Office

    NTV TOWER 20F 1-6-1 Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-7420 JAPAN

  • Nagoya Branch Office

    3F, Shin-Kyoei Building, 3-7-9 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi 460-0008

  • Kyoto Branch Office

    5F, Yomiuri Kyoto Building, 630 Shichikannon-cho, Karasuma-dori Rokkaku-Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi 604-8162

  • Kobe Branch Office

    4F, Yomiuri Kobe Building, 1-2-10 Sakaemachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi 650-0023

  • Paris Branch Office

    NNN Paris, 203 rue du Faubourg Saint Honore, 75008, Paris, FRANCE

  • Shanghai Branch Office

    580 Nanjing WestRd 902B Subsidiary Building of Nan Zheng Building Shanghai China

  • New York Branch Office

    NNN New York, 645 5th Avenue Suite 303, New York, NY, U.S.A. 10022

Affiliated companies

  • Yomiuri-TV Enterprise LTD

    8F, MaruitoOBPBuilding, 2-2-22 Shiromi, Chuo-ku, Osaka,Osaka, 540-0001, Japan

  • Yomiuri TV Service Inc.

    6F, MaruitoOBPBuilding, 2-2-22 Shiromi, Chuo-ku, Osaka,Osaka, 540-0001, Japan

  • ytv Nextry Co.,Ltd.

    8F, MaruitoOBPBuilding, 2-2-22 Shiromi, Chuo-ku, Osaka,Osaka, 540-0001, Japan

  • Yomiuri Culture Center Inc.

    1-1-3 Shinsenrihigashimachi, Toyonaka-shi 560-0082

  • ADEC Co., Ltd.

    2F, MaruitoOBPBuilding, 2-2-22 Shiromi, Chuo-ku, Osaka,Osaka, 540-0001, Japan

  • Sentens Co., Ltd.

    8F, MaruitoOBPBuilding, 2-2-22 Shiromi, Chuo-ku, Osaka,Osaka, 540-0001, Japan

  • Digital Wave Corporation

    2027-1 Yamate-cho, Higashi-Osaka-shi 530-0272

  • History

    • 1958

      Company established and broadcasting operations launched (Kita-ku, Osaka-shi)

    • 1960

      Color television broadcasting commenced

    • 1987

      Head office building relocated (to Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi)

    • 2003

      Terrestrial digital broadcasting commenced

    • 2006

      1seg broadcasting commenced