List of Japanese announcers

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This is a list of announcers on Japanese television and radio.

TV Stations in Tokyo[edit]

Nippon Television Network Corporation - NTV[edit]

  • Men
    • Tomonori Yamashita
    • Takahiko Fujii, host of morning show "Zoom-In Saturday!".
    • Shinichi Hatori, host of morning show "Zoom-In Super!" and cast of some variety show.
    • Masashi Funakoshi

Tokyo Broadcasting System, Inc. - TBS[edit]

  • Men
    • Ayumi Akaogi
    • Toshiyuki Doi, co-host of morning show "Watch!" and sports commentator.
    • Tadahiko Sako, co-anchor of "NEWS23 with Tetsuya Chikushi".
    • Shinichiro Azumi
    • Hiroki Ando, cast of Sunday daytime show "Akko ni Omakase".
  • Women
    • Maya Kobayashi, entertainment news anchor of "Watch!" and cast of cooking show "Saturday Night Chubou".
    • Ikumi Kimura, co-host of morning show "Watch!".
    • Hiroko Ogura, co-anchor of "JNN News Forest, The Evening News" (Present: "JNN Evening News").
    • Tomoko Kubota, co-host of game show "Amazing Animals".

Fuji Television Network, Inc. - CX[edit]

Men[edit]

Women[edit]

TV Asahi Corporation - EX[edit]

  • Men
    • Masahiro Sasaki
    • Tomonoshin Kokubo
    • Naoki Tsuboi, co-anchor of evening news "ANN Super J Channel".
    • Shinichiro Kawamatsu
  • Women
    • Mayumi Kawase, anchor of ANN News.
    • Sayaka Shimohira
    • Emi Takeuchi, sports anchor of nightly news program "Houdou Station".
    • Mariko Doh, host of live music show "Music Station" with Tamori.

TV Tokyo Corporation - TX[edit]

  • Men
    • Masaru Akahira
    • Tomoki Uekusa
  • Women
    • Akiko Sasaki, co-anchor of evening news "TXN NewsEye".
    • Masumi Chihara

Radio Stations in Tokyo[edit]

Nippon Cultural Broadcasting, Inc. - QR[edit]

  • Men
    • Naomasa Terashima
    • Hideaki Oota
    • Kunimaru Nomura
  • Women
    • Junko Suzuki
    • Kana Mizutani
    • Chiho Fujiki

Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc. - LF[edit]

  • Men
    • Takashi Tsukagoshi
    • Ryohei Sakuraba
    • Hideo Matsumoto
    • Hisanori Yoshida
    • Kohji Iida
  • Women
    • Eriko Nasu
    • Sakaya Masuyama
    • Yumi Tashiro
    • Yoshiko Kawano
    • Mayuko Yamamoto
    • Noriko Tomita
    • Tomohide Shimbo

Local Broadcasting Stations[edit]

Former announcers[edit]

  • Free lance announcers
    • Name (belonged stations)
    • Akira Fukuzawa (NTV)- host of game show "Maka-joshiki no Ana" (NTV) and comedy show "Enta no Kamisama" (NTV). Also co-anchor of newsmagazine "Bankisha" (NTV) and sports commentator.
    • Masataka Itsumi (FTN) - died while an active free announcer
    • Mino Monta (QR) - host of "Mino Monta no Asazuba" (TBS), "Omoikkiri TV" (NTV), "Groovy After School MAX!" (TBS), "Amazing Animals" (TBS), etc.
    • Etsuko Komiya (EX) - a news anchor at TV Asahi.
    • Shohei Kuwabara (KTV) - narrator on "Go! Go! Gulliver-kun".
    • Kyoko Uchida (CX) - ex co-anchor of late-night sports news "Sport" and host of some variety shows.
  • Others
    • Name (belonged stations)
    • Jun'ichi Sumi (MBS) - one of three hosts of "Chichin Pui Pui".
    • Shio Chino (CX) - called "Chinopan".
    • Sosuke Sumitani (NTV) - he worked as a reporter of Dotch Cooking Show (Produced by ytv) but fired after he was found to have filmed up a schoolgirl's skirt using a mobile camera phone.