Takeshi Mori (announcer)

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Takeshi Mori
Native name 森 武史
Born (1959-12-02)December 2, 1959
Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Other names 森 たけし
Occupation Deputy manager of the Information Program Center, Information & Sports Department
Television announcer
Tarento
Years active 1983–present
Employer Yomiuri TV
Website www.ytv.co.jp/announce/mori/

Takeshi Mori (森 武史 or 森 たけし Mori Takeshi?, born on 2 December 1959 in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese television parsoality and works for Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation as the deputy manager of the Information Program Center, Information & Sports Department.

He entered Yomiuri TV as a television announcer in 1983, and won the 1987 Silver Award from the Shingo-Ryūkōgo Taishō (lit. "Neologism-Buzzword Prize") with Jiro Shinbo for creating the buzzword neologism Nangiyanā (なんぎやなぁ?) in response to the losing streak of the Hanshin Tigers during that time period.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1987 流行語部門・銀賞「なんぎやなぁ」" (in Japanese). Jiyukokuminsha. 1987. Retrieved 2009-07-12.