Tokyo FM

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Tfm 80love logo.svg
CityChiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Broadcast areaGreater Tokyo and Worldwide
BrandingTokyo FM
Slogan80.Love (pronounced as eighty-point-love) (October 2008 – present)
Frequency80.0 MHz
First air dateApril 26, 1970
FormatTop 40 Mainstream
Power10,000 watts
ERP125,000 watts
AffiliationsJFN, EBU
Owner(As of March 31, 2015)
Tokai University (10.22%)
Nippon Television City Corp. (7.28%)
Dai Nippon Printing (4.98%)
Mizuho Bank (4.94%)
Yomiuri Shimbun (4.88%)
Panasonic (4.88%)
Hokuriku University (4.44%)
NEC (4.00%)
JTSB investment trusts (3.33%)
Mizuho Capital (2.89%)[1]
(Tokyo FM Broadcasting Company)
WebsiteTokyo FM Web site

Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (株式会社エフエム東京, Kabushiki gaisha Efu Emu Tōkyō, literally Stock company FM Tokyo) (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