Latest Japanese radio Stories

2011-07-19 07:41:00

NEW YORK, July( )19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JOOR, the first online wholesale marketplace for contemporary fashion brands and independent boutiques, announced today that it has raised $2.25 million. The Series A financing was led by Battery Ventures with participation from Lerer Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Landis Capital, Forerunner Ventures, William M. Smith and Richard Mishaan. JOOR will use the capital to expand internationally and rapidly accelerate the growth of its online...

2010-10-19 07:37:17

During its 10 years at #1 in the Japanese Urban radio market, Joint One Radio on Japan's INTERFM 76.1 has garnered the trust and respect of record labels, major recording artists and corporations seeking entrée for their products into the Asian market. Known as Japan's "Official Urban Radio Legend", Joint One Radio is the chosen launch vehicle for many exclusive product releases as well as the breaking ground for new music releases in Asia, by major and independent labels from across...

2008-09-19 21:00:15

Tokyo, Sept. 19 (Jiji Press)--Public broadcaster Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) and six commercial broadcasters will hold a television program trade show in October. The event, backed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, will coincide with the three-day International Drama Festival in Tokyo 2008, to be held in the Japanese capital's Roppongi district from Oct. 22. The trade show is aimed at selling Japanese TV programs...

2008-09-04 18:00:11

Tokyo, Sept. 4 (Jiji Press)--Microsoft Corp. and 12 other firms will acquire stakes in Japan International Broadcasting Inc., the unit of Japan Broadcasting Corp., the nation's sole public broadcaster more widely known as NHK, said Thursday. Japan International Broadcasting is scheduled to start satellite and Internet-based English-language television broadcast in February. The company plans to raise 190 million yen in fresh capital by early October by issuing new shares, a move that will...

2008-07-22 15:00:34

CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaRecall, through their agreement with MICO (Media International Corporation), announces the immediate online availability of impossible to find, aerial footage of Beijing. More than 1,500 high-quality HD clips of landmarks, Olympic venues and Beijing cultural footage, lifestyle and nightlife, for stock footage licensing. This is one-of-a-kind footage that is literally days old, and unlike anything that has been available to date. "This collection...

2006-04-18 02:55:53

By Julian Ryall TOKYO (Hollywood Reporter) - Nightly doses of pain, degradation and downright embarrassment that once captivated Japanese TV viewers have been toned down dramatically after widespread concerns about their impact on society. Some programs that horrified viewers and hiked ratings have been replaced with chat shows, cooking series and low-cost dramas -- chasing away viewers in the process. "Part of the problem is that there were a couple of accidents in the shows and...

2006-02-02 23:49:21

TOKYO (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 jolted the Tohoku region of northern Japan on Friday, shaking buildings in Tokyo. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning was issued, public broadcaster NHK said. The focus of the quake at 11:37 p.m. EST was 19 miles below the seabed off the Pacific coast.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.