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FM Cocolo (エフエムココロ, Efu Emu Kokoro) is a multilingual FM radio station owned and operated by FM 802 Co., Ltd. The station broadcasts on the 76.5 MHz FM to the Kansai area which includes Osaka, Kyoto, Hyōgo(city of Kobe), Nara, Shiga, and Wakayama prefectures. FM Cocolo's former owner Kansai Intermedia Co., Ltd. (関西インターメディア株式会社) was based at the Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building (Cosmo Tower) in Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Japan.

JOAW-FM
CityOsaka, Japan
Broadcast areaKansai region
BrandingFM Cocolo
Slogan"Whole Earth Station" (April 2010 - present)
"The Heart of the City"
Frequency76.5 MHz
First air dateOctober 16, 1995 (1995-10-16)
FormatCHR
AffiliationsMegaNet
OwnerFM802 Co., Ltd.
Sister stationsFM802
(April 1, 2012-Present)
WebcastWebcast
Websitecocolo.jp
Former studios of FM Cocolo until March 2012 as seen from inside the Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building

FM Cocolo is part of the Megalopolis Radio Network (MegaNet), linking Japan's international FM radio stations (InterFM, FM Cocolo, RADIOi and LoveFM), covering more than 65% of Japan's population.

Most of the programs on FM Cocolo are in English and Japanese, with programs in Chinese, French, Filipino, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Portuguese, Sinhalese, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese air in allocated timeslots.

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BrandingEdit

Cocolo (ココロ, Kokoro) is a Japanese Wasei-eigo term for "heart", and also stands for Cooperation, Communication, Love.

HistoryEdit

FM Cocolo began broadcasting in October 16, 1995.

On April 1, 2012, FM802 Co., Ltd., through its subsidiary 802 MediaWorks, bought Kansai Intermedia, making FM Cocolo its sister station.[1]

SloganEdit

  • "Whole Earth Station"
  • "The Heart of the City"

Disc JockeysEdit

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