Akita Broadcasting System, Inc.



ABS (Akita Broadcasting System, Inc.) was established as Radio Tohoku Broadcasting Co., Ltd in 1953. We also started television broadcasting in 1960 and changed the company name to ABS.
ABS-TV, affiliated with Nippon TV Network, broadcasts a variety of TV programs including news, sports, and other cultural or entertainment programs. ABS is the No.1 TV station in Akita in terms of viewing rate (from 6:00 am to 12:00 am) for 12 years.
Akita prefecture, in the northeast region of Japan, is abundant in beautiful natural resources and traditional festivals. Also, Akita is famous for its native dog called “Akita dog.” Because we are the oldest commercial TV station in Akita, we have been producing so many programs that closely cover people, culture, events, food, and the nature of Akita.


Head Office

7-1-1-2, Nakadori, Akita City, Akita Prefecture, 010-8611, Japan


Established

October 20, 1953


Contact(s)

Mariko Nakamura

Growth Strategy Department

Programs

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  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking

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Akita Sake and Beauty Selection

ぷちくら~秋田の酒と美人たち~

Akita is famous for various local specialties. Especially, Akita’s sake is exceptional! Also, it has been believed that women living in Akita are generally beautiful. They are called “Akita beauty.”
Through this program, you can discover both special sake and beauty of Akita. In every episode, an A...

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  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking

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Enjoy the Sweets of Akita!

ぼなぺてぃ。~召し上がれ!秋田のお菓子たち~

Utano Aoi, 23 years old, works at a small design company in Akita as the new designer. She moved to Akita this spring from Tokyo.
She is struggling with her unaccustomed lifestyle since moving from the city to the countryside. But there is the reassuring presence for Aoi: Akita sweets! They are the...