NHK News Ohayō Nippon

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NHK News Ohayō Nippon
Genre News
Presented by Kozo Takase
Mayuko Wakuda
Masayuki Sanjo
Sayuri Hori
Risa Hayashida
Seita Sato
Katsuki Sato
Yoshiki Iwano
(Weekdays)
Tomoko Kogo
Hidekazu Arai
(Weekend)
Country of origin Japan
Original language(s) Japanese
Production
Production location(s) NHK Broadcasting Center
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 210 minutes
(Weekdays)
120 minutes
(Saturdays)
45 minutes
(Sundays)
60 minutes
(Holidays)
Release
Original network NHK-G
Original release April 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 Tomoko Kogo and Hidekazu Arai.

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.), "Oha-Biz" (featuring business trends), "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)
  • Masayuki Sanjo - weekdays (2017–present)
  • Sayuri Hori - weekdays, biweekly (2018–present)
  • Risa Hayashida - weekdays, biweekly (2018–present)
  • Seita Sato - weekdays, triweekly (2017–present)
  • Katsuki Sato - weekdays, triweekly (2018–present)
  • Yoshiki Iwano - weekdays, triweekly (2018–present)
  • Tomoko Kogo - weekend (2017–present)
  • Hidekazu Arai - weekend (2016–present)

Sports[edit]

  • Kenjiro Toyohara - weekdays, biweekly (2018–present)
  • Asuka Sakou - weekdays, biweekly (2018–present)
  • Takahiro Kitano - weekend (2017–present)

Weather information[edit]

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

"Oha-Biz" contributors[edit]

  • Hiroyuki Sekiguchi
  • Hirotaka Toyonaga

Correspondents[edit]

  • Naotaka Hirota
  • Kosuke Takahashi
  • Yosuke Ihara
  • Akira Nakazawa
  • Takayuki Otsuki

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
  • Maoko Kotani
  • Mitsuyo Kusano
  • Ayumi Kuroda
  • Tamio Miyake
  • Nami Morimoto
  • Masaiku Nomura
  • Yurie Omi
  • 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]