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, formerly named until June 30, 2009, is a private non-profit organization that distributes Japanese public service announcements on behalf of various sponsors, including both non-profit organizations and government agencies.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France.
is a Japanese food and chemical corporation which produces seasonings, cooking oils, TV dinners, sweeteners, amino acids, and pharmaceuticals.
, also known as or ANA, is the largest airline in Japan on the basis of fleet size.
, also known as, is a serialized Japanese television drama programs series broadcast in the mornings by Japanese public broadcaster NHK.
is a soft drink company founded in 1982 and headquartered in the Azuma-bashi district of Sumida, Tokyo, Japan.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
is a manga series by Fumi Saimon that was serialized in Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
is a Japanese rock duo, consisting of guitarist, composer and producer and vocalist and lyricist,佐伯明『B'z ウルトラクロニクル』ソニー・マガジンズ、2003年。新型光「 」 R25、2005年12月15日。（参照：2007年5月1日。） known for their energetic hard-rock tracks and pop ballads.
Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.
is a single-portion take-out or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
is a brand name of canned and plastic bottled coffee and coffee-flavored beverages sold by Suntory in Japan.
is a major Japanese snack food maker.
Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (born November 27, 1957) is an American author, attorney, and diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017.
Celebrity refers to the fame and public attention accorded by the mass media to individuals or groups or, occasionally, animals, but is usually applied to the persons or groups of people (celebrity couples, families, etc.) themselves who receive such a status of fame and attention.
(born 1 March 1943, Fukushima, Fukushima), also known as Kato-chan, is a male Japanese comedian and actor.
Chage and Aska are a Japanese popular music duo composed of male singer-songwriters from Fukuoka Prefecture: Chage (born January 6, 1958) and Aska (born February 24, 1958).
, literally "Thousand(s) Leaves", is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
China–Japan relations or Sino-Nippon relations (日中関係; にっちゅうかんけい) refer to the international relations between the People's Republic of China and the State of Japan.
A clip show is an episode of a television series that consists primarily of excerpts from previous episodes.
Commercial broadcasting (also called private broadcasting) is the broadcasting of television programs and radio programming by privately owned corporate media, as opposed to state sponsorship.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Cross-dressing is the act of wearing items of clothing and other accoutrements commonly associated with the opposite sex within a particular society.
Dole Food Company, Inc. is an American agricultural multinational corporation headquartered in Westlake Village, California.
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies is a role-playing video game for the Nintendo DS.
Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Heartbeat and ArtePiazza, and published by Enix for the PlayStation in.
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, known in the PAL regions as Dragon Quest: The Journey of the Cursed King, is a role-playing video game developed by Level-5 and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 2.
Dragon Quest X is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed and published by Square Enix.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
is an influential Japanese singer-songwriter, and important figure in Japanese popular music.
was a Japanese video game publisher that produced video games, anime and manga.
is a popular Japanese music genre considered to resemble traditional Japanese music stylistically.
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Expo 2010, officially the Expo 2010 Shanghai China, was held on both banks of the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, from 1 May to 31 October 2010.
is a Japanese television station based in Odaiba, Minato, Tokyo, Japan, also known as or CX, based on the station's call sign "JOCX-DTV".
is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Tōhoku region.
is a Japanese television series that ran periodically on Fuji Television from 1994 until its final episodes (specials) in 2006.
is a Japanese musician and actor from Itabashi, Tokyo.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
(full name) is a fictional character produced by the Japanese company Sanrio, created by Yuko Shimizu and currently designed by Yuko Yamaguchi.
Hero is a Japanese drama series that aired in Japan on Fuji TV in 2001.
Hero is a 2007 Japanese feature film based on the 2001 Japanese TV series of the same name.
was a Japanese musical idol group named after the character Hikaru Genji of The Tale of Genji.
is a magical girl manga series created by Megumi Mizusawa that was serialized in Ribon Magazine from August 1990 to January 1994.
Howl's Moving Castle is a fantasy novel by British author Diana Wynne Jones, first published in 1986 by Greenwillow Books of New York.
is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating (ISU Champions Series from 1995 to 1997) is a series of senior international figure skating competitions organized by the International Skating Union.
is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan.
is a prefecture in the Tōhoku region of Japan.
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
, also known as JA or, refers to the 694 regional co-ops in Japan that supply members with input for production, undertake packaging, transportation, and marketing of agricultural products, and provide financial services.
The Japan Gold Disc Award (日本ゴールドディスク大賞) for music sales in the Recording Industry Association of Japan, is major music awards held annually in Japan.
The is the Japanese affiliate of the International Red Cross.
The, often referred to as JASRAC, is a Japanese copyright collection society.
is a Japanese talent agency, formed by Johnny Kitagawa in 1962, which trains and promotes groups of male entertainers known as.
, is a Japanese-American businessman and talent manager.
, formerly and, is a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood that produces and distributes music, movies and other entertainment products such as anime and television shows in Japan.
is a prefecture located in Kantō region of Japan.
The is a geographical area of Honshu, the largest island of Japan.
is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
, more commonly known as simply Kōhaku, which official translation is "Year-end Song Festival", is an annual music show on New Year's Eve produced by Japanese public broadcaster NHK and broadcast on television and radio, nationally and internationally by the NHK network and by some overseas (mainly cable) broadcasters who buy the program.
is a Japanese playwright, screenwriter, actor and film director and was previously married to Japanese actress Satomi Kobayashi.
is an integrated beverages company.
Knorr is a German food and beverage brand.
is the capital city of Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.
The best-selling music artists in Japan include Japanese artists with claims of 15 million or more record sales.
Long Vacation (ロングバケーション, also known as ロンバケ) is a Japanese television drama series from Fuji Television, first shown in Japan from 15 April to 24 June 1996.
Loudspeaker is an instrumental album by the guitarist Marty Friedman, released in 2006 in Japan, and 2007 in United States.
Martin Adam "Marty" Friedman (born December 8, 1962) is an American guitarist, known for his tenure as the lead guitarist for heavy metal band Megadeth which spanned nearly the full decade of the 1990s.
is a Japanese television host, actor, newscaster, radio personality.
was a Japanese television announcer, tarento, writer, singer and master of ceremonies.
is a Japanese singer-songwriter who plays guitar-driven blues, rock, and pop music, though he has also recorded piano ballads.
is the trade name of a food company in Japan,, until March 31, 2011.
is a major real estate developer in Japan.
() is a milk products and sweets company in Tokyo, Japan, in operation since September 1, 1917.
is a Japanese music television program.
is a song written by Japanese band Begin and singer Ryoko Moriyama.
is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.
A national anthem (also state anthem, national hymn, national song, etc.) is generally a patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions, and struggles of its people, recognized either by a nation's government as the official national song, or by convention through use by the people.
was a multi-purpose stadium in Kasumigaoka, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.
A news program, news programme, news show, or newscast is a regularly scheduled radio or television program that reports current events.
is Japan's national public broadcasting organization.
is a long-running TV program broadcast on NHK TV and NHK radio in Japan.
is a selection of songs and nursery rhymes widely beloved in Japan, sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs and Nippon PTA.
is a business district of Chūō, Tokyo, Japan which grew up around the bridge of the same name which has linked two sides of the Nihonbashi River at this site since the 17th century.
, often shortened to simply Budokan, is an indoor arena located in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
of Tokyo, Japan, is a private, non-profit grant-making organization. It was established in 1962 by Ryoichi Sasakawa, a late statesman and businessman.
, commonly known as NTT, is a Japanese telecommunications company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
, doing business as Nippon TV, is a television network based in the Shiodome area of Minato, Tokyo, Japan and is controlled by the Yomiuri Shimbun publishing company.
, known as until 2005, is a sports venue in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, that opened in March 1998.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
, produced by Otsuka Chemical Holdings Co., Ltd., (distributed and sold by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.) is a carbonated beverage available in Japan.
() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.
(), abbreviated OPC, is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Tokyo, Osaka and Naruto, Japan.
, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.
The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.
is a Japanese sports drink, manufactured by Otsuka Pharmaceutical.
The is the head of government of Japan.
Professional baseball in Japan first started in the 1920s, but it was not until the was established in 1934 that the modern professional game had continued success.
The is an industry trade group composed of Japanese corporations involved in the music industry.
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. provides integrated human resource services.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region.
is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Chūō-ku, Saitama City, Saitama, Japan.
is the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
is a Japanese language daily sports newspaper published by Sankei Shimbun.
is a Japanese TV comedian and actor simply known as Sanma.
is a Japanese company that designs, licenses and produces products focusing on the kawaii (cute) segment of Japanese popular culture.
is the fifth largest city of Japan by population, and the largest city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
is a Japanese yonkoma manga series written and illustrated by Machiko Hasegawa.
is a song recorded by Japanese boy band SMAP.
is a Japanese diversified retail group headquartered in Nibancho, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
The Shanghai Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Shanghai, China.
() is a company providing food services and operating the largest karaoke shop chain in Japan.
is a Japanese actor, singer, of television host, radio personality.
is a Japanese politician serving as the 63rd and current Prime Minister of Japan and Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) since 2012, previously being the 57th officeholder from 2006 to 2007.
is a Japanese multinational personal care company, that is a skin care, hair care, cosmetics and fragrance producer.
is a Japanese singer pop idol and actress born in Hamura, Tokyo.
In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.
SMAP was a Japanese boy band, composed of Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Goro Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, and Shingo Katori.
The discography of Japanese boy band SMAP consists of 21 studio albums, 5 compilation albums, 23 video albums, and numerous singles.
SMAP×SMAP, often referred to simply as Sma-Sma, is a Japanese television variety show hosted by boy band SMAP.
A soft drink (see terminology for other names) typically contains carbonated water (although some lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring.
is a Japanese multinational holding conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
is a Japanese retail company that operates four retail franchises: Loft, Robinson Department Store, Sogo, and Seibu Department Stores.
is a Japanese aeronautical engineer and a JAXA astronaut.
Space Shuttle Discovery (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-103) is one of the orbiters from NASA's Space Shuttle program and the third of five fully operational orbiters to be built.
In sports broadcasting, a sports commentator (also known as sports announcer, sportscaster or play-by-play announcer) gives a running commentary of a game or event in real time, usually during a live broadcast, traditionally delivered in the historical present tense.
Sports drinks are beverages whose stated purpose is to help athletes replace water, electrolytes, and energy before and after training or competition, though their efficiency for that purpose has been questioned, particularly after exercise.
Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. is a Japanese video game developer, publisher, and distribution company that is best known for its Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts role-playing video game franchises, among numerous others.
is a Japanese brewing and distilling company group.
Super Modern Artistic Performance (stylized as super.modern.artistic.performance) is the eighteenth studio album of Japanese boy band SMAP, released on September 24, 2008 by Victor Entertainment in Japan.
is the name NHK gives to the annual, year-long historical fiction television drama series it broadcasts in Japan.
, also known as Kimutaku, is a Japanese actor, singer, radio personality.
is a TV station in Kantō region, wholly owned by Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings.
A telethon (a portmanteau of "television" and "marathon") is a televised fundraising event that lasts many hours or even days, the purpose of which is to raise money for a charitable, political or other purportedly worthy cause.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.
, commonly called Tokio Marine Nichido, is a property/casualty insurance subsidiary of Tokio Marine Holdings, the largest non-mutual private insurance group in Japan.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
, TBS Holdings, Inc. or TBSHD, is a stockholding company in Tokyo, Japan.
is a stadium in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.
Tokyo Friend Park 2 (東京フレンドパークII; often abbreviated as "TFP2") is a Japanese game show that premiered in April 1994 on the Tokyo Broadcasting Station (TBS).
Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and filmmaker.
is a Japanese actor, singer, television host, and a member of SMAP, the best-selling boy band in Asia.
, also known as EX and, is a Japanese television network with its headquarters in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
is a television station headquartered in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
is a Japanese television drama series.
, located in Osaka, is one of four Universal Studios theme parks, owned and operated by USJ Co., Ltd., which is wholly owned by NBCUniversal (as of 2017).
was a Japanese music variety show, broadcast weekly from October 15, 1996 until March 23, 2010 on TBS.
was a Japanese variety show aired every weekday on Fuji TV.
William James Adams Jr. (born March 15, 1975), known professionally as will.i.am (pronounced "will I am"), is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor.
, literally "Port to the side" or "Beside the port", is the second largest city in Japan by population, after Tokyo, and the most populous municipality of Japan.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA.
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.
The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games (Les XXes Jeux olympiques d'hiver, XX Giochi olimpici invernali) and commonly known as Turin 2006 or italic, was a winter multi-sport event which was held in Turin, Piedmont, Italy from February 10 to 26, 2006.
The 2006 World Baseball Classic was the inaugural tournament between national baseball teams that included players from Major League Baseball.
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.
The 2009 World Aquatics Championships (Campionati mondiali di nuoto 2009) or the XIII FINA World Championships were held in Rome, Italy from July 17 to August 2, 2009.
The was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 (Mw) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicentre approximately east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter at an underwater depth of approximately.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
The 2014 MLB Japan All-Star Series was the eleventh edition of the championship, a best-of-five series between the All-Star team from Major League Baseball (MLB) and, for the first time in series history, the national team Samurai Japan.
The are a series of earthquakes, including a magnitude 7.0 mainshock which struck at 01:25 JST on April 16, 2016 (16:25 UTC on April 15) beneath Kumamoto City of Kumamoto Prefecture in Kyushu Region, Japan, at a depth of about, and a foreshock earthquake with a magnitude 6.2 at 21:26 JST (12:26 UTC) on April 14, 2016, at a depth of about.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020.
The 21st century is the current century of the Anno Domini era or Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.
7-Eleven is a Japanese-owned American international chain of convenience stores, headquartered in Irving, Texas.