Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation

JOIX-DTV, branded as Yomiuri TV (読売テレビ, Yomiuri Terebi, YTV (stylized as ytv°)), is the Kansai region flagship station of the Nippon Television Network System, owned-and-operated by the Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation (讀賣テレビ放送株式会社, Yomiuri Terebi Hōsō kabushiki gaisha) subsidiary of the eponymous Yomiuri Shimbun Holdings, Japan's largest media conglomerate; Yomiuri TV forms part of Yomiuri's main television broadcasting arm alongside Kantō region flagship Nippon TV, which owns a 15.89% share in the company. Founded as New Osaka Television Co.[1] on February 13, 1958, and renamed Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation on August 1, the station started broadcasting on August 28 as the first TV station to be affiliated with Nippon Television Network Corporation. Its studios are located in the Osaka Business Park district of Osaka.

Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation
Native name
Yomiuri Terebi Hōsō kabushiki gaisha
Private KK
Industryinformation, communication
FoundedHigashi-Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan (13 February 1958; 62 years ago (1958-02-13), as "New Osaka Television Co.")
HeadquartersOsaka Business Park,
Shiromi, Chūō-ku, Osaka
Number of locations
8 (5 in Japan, 1 in Paris, New York and Shanghai)
Area served
Kansai region, Japan
Key people
Yoshmitsu Ohashi (President)
  • Telecasting
  • Planning
  • Production and sales of TV programs
  • Yomiuri-TV Enterprize Ltd
  • Yomiuri TV Service, Inc.
  • ytv Nextry Co., Ltd.
  • ADEC Co., Ltd.
  • Sentens Co., Ltd.
  • Digital Wave Corporation
Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation Logo.svg
Osaka, Kansai region
ChannelsDigital: 14 (UHF, 2003-, LCN: 10)
SloganGO! GO! Happiness
and GO! GO! 10ch (referring to virtual channel 10)
AffiliationsNippon Television Network System and Nippon News Network
OwnerYomiuri Telecastiong Corporation
FoundedFebruary 13, 1958
First air dateAugust 28, 1958
Former call signsJOIX-TV
Former channel number(s)Analog:
10 (VHF, 1958-2011)
Call sign meaningJapan
X (10, official channel assignment)
Technical information
Licensing authorityMIC
ERP25 kW


The station broadcasts on Digital Channel 14 in most regions. The channel stopped analog broadcasting on July 24, 2011.


  • Headquarters: 3-50, Shiromi Icchome, Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan (relocated on September 1, 2019)
  • Tokyo Branch Office: 20th floor, NTV Tower, 6-1, Higashi-Shimbashi Itchome, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nagoya Branch Office: 3rd floor, Shin-Kyoei Building, 7-9, Sakae Sanchome, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Japan
  • Kyoto Branch Office: 5th floor, Yomiuri Kyoto Building, Shishikannon-cho, Karasuma-dori Rokkaku-Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
  • Kobe Branch Office: 4th floor, 2-10, Sakaemachi-dori Itchome, Chūō-ku, Kobe, Japan
  • Paris Branch Office: NNN Paris, Tour Maine Montparnasse, 33 Avenue De Maine, Paris, France
  • Shanghai Branch Office: 580 Nanjing West Road 902B, Subsidiary Building of Nan Zheng Building, Shanghai, China
  • New York Branch Office: NNN New York, 645 5th Avenue Suite 303, New York, NY, United States

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 新大阪テレビ放送株式会社 Shin Ōsaka Terebi Hōsō kabushiki gaisha, NOTV

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Coordinates: 34°41′27.4″N 135°31′54.3″E / 34.690944°N 135.531750°E / 34.690944; 135.531750 (Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation)