TBS Radio & Communications

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TBS Radio & Communications, Inc.
Type Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Information, Communication
Founded Tokyo, Japan (March 21, 2000; 14 years ago (2000-03-21))
Headquarters TBS Broadcasting Center, Akasaka Gochome, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Services Broadcasting, etc.
Parent Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc.
Website http://www.tbs.co.jp/radio/
City of license Tokyo
Broadcast area Kantō Region
Branding TBS Radio & Communications
(2001 - present)
TBS Radio
(1960 - 2001)
KRT Radio Tokyo
(1951 - 1960)
Frequency 954 kHz
First air date December 25, 1951
Format Talk
Power 100,000 watts
Callsign meaning JO
Kabushikigaisha (K.K.) Radio Tokyo
(also means Joker)
Affiliations JRN
Owner Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc.
Webcast radiko.jp(Kantō region only)
Website TBS Radio

TBS Radio & Communications, Inc. (株式会社TBSラジオ&コミュニケーションズ?, TBS R&C) is the flagship radio station of Japan Radio Network (JRN) in Tokyo, Japan. The company was founded by Tokyo Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, presently named Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc.) on March 21, 2000. On October 1, 2001, TBS Radio started to broadcast.


TBS Radio (TBSラジオ)

  • Frequency: 954 kHz
  • Call sign: JOKR
  • Power: 100 kW (AM stereo between March 15, 1992 and January 31, 2011)
  • Broadcasting hours: 24-hour broadcasting with daily starting at 5 a.m.


  • Kayokyoku without vocal (歌のない歌謡曲) – hosted by Yasuko Endo (遠藤 泰子, former TBS announcer)
  • Ei Rokusuke: Dareka to Dokoka de (永六輔の誰かとどこかで) – not aired in the Kansai region (MBS, ABC), but formerly aired on Radio Osaka until the 1990s. MBS broadcasts only radio commercials of the sponsor "Momoya".
  • Music Present (毒蝮三太夫のミュージックプレゼント) - hosted by Sandayū Dokumamushi (毒蝮 三太夫)
  • Yuyu Wide (大沢悠里のゆうゆうワイド) - hosted by Yuuri Osawa (大沢 悠里, former TBS announcer)
  • Kira Kira (小島慶子 キラ☆キラ) - hosted by Keiko Kojima (小島 慶子, former TBS announcer)
  • Day Catch! (荒川強啓 デイ・キャッチ!) - hosted by Kyoukei Arakawa (荒川 強啓)
  • Precious Sunday (プレシャスサンデー)
  • Good Evening. This is Sayuri Yoshinaga. (今晩は 吉永小百合です) - hosted by Sayuri Yoshinaga (吉永 小百合)
  • Music Navi (ミュージックナビ〜昨日と今日との交差点〜)
  • A Wake-up Call for You (あなたへモーニングコール) – Also aired on Radio Osaka (NRN) instead of MBS and ABC because the program is presented by Soka Gakkai.
  • Telephone Counseling Program Real for Children (全国こども電話相談室・リアル!)