Kansai Television Co. Ltd.

Japanese

The History of Kansai Telecasting Corp.

1958
Commenced broadcasting
1964
Commenced color casting
1967
"Ninja Akakage" color TV movie begins
1970
Fuji Network ( 27 stations) is established
1978
Kansai Television Foundation for Youth Development is established
1979
Invited former President of the United States, Mr. Ford to Japan
1982
Hosted the first Osaka Women's Marathon
1992
Constructed "Lemon Studio" in Tokyo
1994
Achieved the triple crown ratings for 10 consecutive years
1995
Shanghai branch opened
1997
Moved headquarters to its present address in Tenma
1999
Held "Riverdance" Japan Tour in Osaka and Toyko
2002
Held "Burn the Floor" Japan Tour in Osaka and Tokyo
2003
Commences digital broadcasting in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya
2008
Held the "Paris Opera" Japan Tour in Hyogo and Tokyo
2011
Full transfer to digital broadcasting nationwide
2012
Drama "Lessons" wins the Grand Prize, TV Dramas Category,
National Arts Festival
2013
Documentary gSchool for Everyoneh wins the Grand Prize,
TV Documentaries Category, National Arts Festival

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