NHK WORLD-JAPAN is the international service of Japan's public broadcaster NHK. It provides the latest information on Japan and Asia through television, radio and online to a global audience.
Will aim to be the most trusted choice
We are the international service of NHK, the sole public broadcaster of Japan. Through television, radio, and internet we reach the entire world in multiple languages, providing accurate and impartial news and rich, quality content. We promote mutual understanding between people with editorials that respect freedom and democracy.
Will broaden your perspective
Our expert commentary and analysis will bring you a Japanese perspective and fresh insights on current events and different ways of viewing the world. We offer you new angles to look at the familiar and unexpected ways to discover the essence.
Will reveal the real Japan and Asia
As the world’s gateway to Japan and Asia, we reveal the diversity of our culture, traditions, and innovations and bring you the latest in business, cutting-edge technologies, and creativity from across the region. We treasure our connection with the people who live, work and travel here.
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