Cartoon Network (Japanese TV channel)

Cartoon Network (Japanese: カートゥーン ネットワーク, Hepburn: Kātūn Nettowāku) is a Japanese cable and satellite television channel operated by Turner Japan. The channel is aimed at children, and mostly airs animated television series. As a Japanese version of the eponymous television channel in the United States, Cartoon Network broadcasts original series from its U.S. counterpart, as well as several Japanese animated series and films, and other non-Japanese programs.

Cartoon Network
カートゥーン ネットワーク
Cartoon Network
Current logo, as of October 1, 2011.
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Picture format480i and 576i (16:9/4:3 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
OwnerTurner Japan[1]
Sister channelsCartoon Network Asia
LaunchedSeptember 1, 1997; 24 years ago (1997-09-01)
ReplacedCartoon Network Asia (carriage in Japan)
SKY PerfecTV!Channel 271
SKY PerfecTV! e2Channel 331
I-HitsChannel 240
JC-HitsChannel 780

On October 1, 2011, Cartoon Network in Japan, along with other versions of Cartoon Network operated by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, adopted its current branding. On April 1, 2017, the channel started using graphics from Cartoon Network USA's Dimensional brand package.

Availability and other servicesEdit

An amount of non-Japanese programs are also available in English via a secondary audio feed.

The channel is available in High Definition.

On December 1, 2014, Cartoon Network On Demand was launched on J:COM.


  1. ^ "CN Japan Company Info". Cartoon Network. Retrieved 2019-06-01.

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