NHK News Ohayō Nippon

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NHK News Ohayō Nippon
GenreNews
Presented byKozo Takase
Mayuko Wakuda
Yoshiki Iwano
Sayuri Hori
Risa Hayashida
Katsuki Sato
Shinji Shiota
Shinya Tonegawa
(Weekdays)
Hidekazu Arai
Asa Ishibashi
(Weekend)
Country of originJapan
Original language(s)Japanese
Production
Production location(s)NHK Broadcasting Center
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time210 minutes
(Weekdays)
120 minutes
(Saturdays)
45 minutes
(Sundays)
60 minutes
(Holidays)
Release
Original networkNHK-G
Original releaseApril 10, 1993 (1993-04-10) –
present
External links
Website

NHK News Ohayō NipponJapanese: NHKニュース おはよう日本) is a Japanese morning television show on NHK General TV, anchored mainly by Kozo Takase and Mayuko Wakuda, from the NHK studios at NHK Broadcasting Center in Tokyo, Japan. It debuted in April 1993 replacing NHK Morning Wide. The weekend editions are anchored by Hidekazu Arai and Asa Ishibashi.

This program airs weekdays from 4:30–8:00 a.m. JST. The weekend editions air from 6:00–8:00 a.m. JST (Saturdays), 7:00–7:45 a.m. JST (Sundays), or 7:00–8:00 a.m. JST (National Holidays). It is simulcast on NHK World Premium to countries other than Japan (except weekday edition, from 4:30–6:00 a.m. JST).

Format[edit]

The weekday edition of the program is divided into two parts. The first part airs from 4:30–6:00 a.m. JST only domestically on NHK General TV. It features live news, weather forecasts, special-interest stories and market information. The second part airs from 6:00–7:45 a.m. JST both domestically and internationally, featuring news, sports, interviews, and segments such as "Koko ni Chumoku (Focus on This!)" (featuring in-depth political or economical topics by NHK's specialist on the field.), "Machikado Jōhōshitsu (Street Information Room)" (featuring inventions that help make people's daily life more convenient), "Sekai no Media Zapping" (featuring selected viral video or television program clips from all over the world), "Check! Entamé" (featuring pop culture and entertainment news, and viral videos), and "Ohayō Vitamin" (featuring a mix of entertainment, lifestyle and human-interest stories).

The Saturday edition begins at 6:00 a.m. JST, featuring live news, sports, weather forecasts, market information, and some short stories until 8:00 a.m. JST. The Sunday edition, airing from 7:00–8:00 a.m. JST, features news, sports and weather forecasts.[1]

Notable personalities[edit]

Main presenters[edit]

  • Kozo Takase - weekdays (2017–present)
  • Mayuko Wakuda - weekdays (2014–present)
  • Yoshiki Iwano - weekdays (2018–present)
  • Sayuri Hori - weekdays, biweekly (2018–present)
  • Risa Hayashida - weekdays, biweekly (2018–present)
  • Katsuki Sato - weekdays, triweekly (2018–present)
  • Shinji Shiota - weekdays, triweekly (2019–present)
  • Shinya Tonegawa - weekdays, triweekly (2019–present)
  • Hidekazu Arai - weekend (2016–present)
  • Asa Ishibashi - weekend (2019–present)

Sports[edit]

  • Kenjiro Toyohara - weekdays, biweekly (2018–present)
  • Daiki Takemoto - weekdays, biweekly (2019–present)
  • Tomomi Hirose - weekend (2019–present)

Weather information[edit]

  • Yasuhiro Hiyama - weekdays (2018–present)
  • Akari Yamagami - weekdays (2018–present)
  • Toshiyuki Minami - weekend (2007–present)
  • Kimitoshi Sato - weekend (2019–present)

Correspondents[edit]

  • Naotaka Hirota
  • Takayuki Otsuki
  • Yukihiro Osawa
  • Seita Sato
  • Ryuichi Yoshikawa

Former personalities[edit]

  • Wataru Abe
  • Nonoka Akaki
  • Isamu Akashi
  • Minori Chiba
  • Yuichi Chikada
  • Shie Ezaki
  • Akiko Gobaru
  • Norio Ishizawa
  • Yuko Isono
  • Noriko Kamijo
  • Mihoko Kitago
  • Tomoko Kogo
  • Maoko Kotani
  • Mitsuyo Kusano
  • Ayumi Kuroda
  • Tamio Miyake
  • Nami Morimoto
  • Masaiku Nomura
  • Yurie Omi
  • Masayuki Sanjo
  • Yuriko Shimazu
  • Nachiko Shudo
  • Naoko Suzuki
  • Takuya Tadokoro
  • Toko Takeuchi
  • Misuzu Takahashi
  • Aiko Terakado
  • Yumiko Udo
  • Mitsuki Uehara
  • Takako Zemba

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website". Retrieved February 18, 2018.

External links[edit]