DStv introduces new channel NHK WORLD-JAPAN

A world of entertainment

News 19 September 2022

NHK WORLD-JAPAN showcases a variety of arts and culture, current affairs, dramas, sports and much more.

 A world of entertainment

DStv launched lifestyle channel NHK WORLD-JAPAN (DStv Channel 431) in July, which features a unique and diverse blend of content.

Viewers on all DStv packages have access to a new world of Japanese programmes. Other than hourly live international news from bureaus across the globe, viewers will discover lifestyle, culture, food, travel, sports, technology, science, and history programs with an Asian perspective.

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Catch great titles such as NHK Newsline along with shows such as Dining with the Chef, A Cat’s-Eye View of Japan, and Journeys in Japan. In addition, the channel offers an assortment of documentaries and specials like Asia Insight and NHK Documentary.

“We are excited to bring this channel to our DStv subscribers. We are focused on offering the best of local and international content and this channel’s unique content offering aims to do just that,” says Gideon Khobane, Group Executive for General Entertainment at MultiChoice Group. “NHK WORLD-JAPAN will give our DStv viewers a chance to explore international culture through entertainment.”

Jun Takao, President and CEO of Japan International Broadcasting responsible for the worldwide distribution of NHK WORLD-JAPAN, says “We are delighted to offer the content of NHK WORLD JAPAN to the people of South Africa for the first time. It has been our long-awaited desire to distribute our programs in this region.”

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