5 Japanese animation producers to air TV shows in S. Korea.NAGOYA Nagoya (nä'gō`yä), city (1990 pop. 2,154,793), capital of Aichi prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on Ise Bay. A major port, transportation hub, and industrial center, it has iron- and steelworks, textile mills, aircraft factories, , Oct. 24 Kyodo
Five Japanese Japanese (jăp'ənēz`), language of uncertain origin that is spoken by more than 125 million people, most of whom live in Japan. There are also many speakers of Japanese in the Ryukyu Islands, Korea, Taiwan, parts of the United States, and animation production firms said Wednesday Wednesday: see week. they have signed an agreement with a new South Korean satellite TV broadcaster to jointly air their shows in South Korea via a satellite TV channel entirely devoted to animated programs.
To this end, Toei Animation Toei Animation Company, Limited (東映アニメーション株式会社 Co., the animation arm of major filmmaker Toei Co., along with TMS TMS Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (alternative medicine for depression)
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TMS Toyota Motor Sales Entertainment Ltd., Bandai Co. and two other concerns will put up a combined 44% of the 5 billion won (about $3.86 million) capital of the new Seoul-based company, Daiwon Digital Broadcasting Co., they said.
The remainder will be put up by Daiwon C & A Holdings Co., the parent company of Daiwon Digital.
Daiwon Digital will run the ''AniOne'' satellite TV channel, devoted to broadcasting animated content, the five said.
The South Korean versions of Japanese animated programs, such as Toei Animation's ''Dragon Ball,'' and TMS Entertainment's ''Hamtaro,'' have become popular in South Korea.