Tokyo FM

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City Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Broadcast area Tokyo Metropolitan Area
Branding Tokyo FM
Slogan 80.Love (pronounced as eighty-point-love) (October 2008 – present)
Frequency 80.0 MHz
First air date April 26, 1970
Format Top 40 Mainstream
Power 10,000 watts
ERP 125,000 watts
Class all
Affiliations JFN, EBU
Owner (As of March 31, 2015)
Tokai University (10.22%)
Nippon Television City Corp. (7.28%)
Dai Nippon Printing (4.98%)
Mizuho Corporate Bank (4.94%)
Yomiuri Shimbun (4.88%)
Panasonic Corporation (4.88%)
Hokuriku University (4.44%)
NEC Corporation (4.00%)
Japan Trustee Services Bank (3.33%)
Mizuho Capital (2.89%)[1]
(Tokyo FM Broadcasting Company)
Website Tokyo FM Web site

Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (株式会社エフエム東京, Kabushiki Gaisha Efu Emu Tokyo, literally FM Tokyo Co. Ltd.) (abbreviation:TFM) is a radio station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. It is the flagship station of the Japan FM Network (JFN).


  • May 1, 1960, The station's forerunner, FM Tokai (Tokai University-owned) was launched.
  • April 26, 1970, Tokyo FM was launched on air, replacing the FM Tokai (station was closed in April 25, 1970). Tokyo FM becomes the third commercial FM-radio broadcaster, after FM Aichi and FM Osaka.
  • 1985, Headquarter moved from Kokusai-Tsushin Center (later KDD, now KDDI) buildings in Nishi-Shinjuku (since 1974), to the current place, Koujimachi, in Chiyoda ward.
  • January 15, 2017, TOKYO FM Midtown Studio, satellite studio, was closed down.



Rebroadcasters of JOAU-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency Power
Niijima N/A 76.7 MHz 100 watts
Hachijo N/A 84.3 MHz 10 watts
Ōme N/A 83.6 MHz 20 watts
Hachioji N/A 80.5 MHz 10 watts
Hinohara N/A 86.6 MHz 300 watts




  1. ^ 『日本民間放送年鑑(Japan Commercial Broadcasting Yearbook)2015』, published by The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association, 2015), page 273