Disney Channel (Japan)

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For the Disney Channel in other countries, see Disney Channel (international). For the original Disney Channel, see Disney Channel.

Disney Channel
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Launched January 1, 1996 (as the original Disney Channel Asia) November 18, 2003 (current)
Closed November 18, 2003 (as the original Disney Channel Asia)
Owned by
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan The Best Place to Be
Country Japan
Language Japanese
English
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Sister channel(s) Disney XD
Dlife
Timeshift service Disney Channel
Website Disney Channel Japan
Availability
Satellite
SKY PerfecTV! Channel 620 (HD)
SKY PerfecTV! e2 Channel 256 (SD)
Cable
J:COM Channel 603

Disney Channel (ディズニー・チャンネル) is a Japanese television channel owned by Walt Disney Television International Japan, a unit of Walt Disney Co., Ltd. Japan. The channel is operated as a part of Disney Channels Worldwide, Inc. a subsidiary of Disney–ABC Television Group.

History[edit]

In November 2003, the Disney Channel was launched in Japan.[1]

Programming[edit]

Disney Channel airs American, Japanese, British, and Canadian programs. Disney Channel expanded to Asia in 1996 operating also with Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines with live feeds from New York and London since their first broadcast in 1995.

On November 1, 2014, Disney Channel unveiled a new logo and on-air imaging design. On March 1, 2015, WATCH Disney Channel also unveiled a new logo and on-air imaging design.

Movies[edit]

Disney Channel airs movies at 8pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays; and at 10pm on Mondays to Thursdays, and at 2pm on weekends. All movies are rated G.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Toon Disney and Jetix head for Japan". C21Media. August 31, 2005. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 

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