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Hokkaido Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd.

Hokkaido Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd., (HTB) is a TV station in Hokkaido and affiliated with All-Nippon News Network (ANN) and TV Asahi Network.
We offer various titles of dramas, documentaries, animations and variety shows both for domestic and international viewers and market. Many of them have been highly applauded at home and abroad.
Gaining nationwide popularity, onchan, our mascot character has been made into animations and various products. In recent years, our focus is on onchan licensing.
Please contact us anytime when you have any interests in our programs and characters.

Head Office

6, N1 W1, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 0608406, Japan


December 1, 1967


Chisako Shibata

Contents Business Division

Shogo Kazuhama

Contents Business Division


  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Music

4K Documentary―An Alpine Symphony by Sapporo Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 1961, Sapporo Symphony Orchestra is the only professional orchestra based in Hokkaido. Also known as “Sakkyo,” the Orchestra gives around 120 concerts a year. In 2018, Swiss conductor Matthias Bamert was appointed as the new chief conductor of Sakkyo. The program features the rehearsals a...

  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Travel
  • Travelogue

Onchan goes to Asia!

The show covers closely on a big project in which “Onchan,” the mascot for HTB, brings snow from Hokkaido to Taiwan and Thailand respectively, together with a student from each country. The student from Taiwan made a snowman for the first time ever for her mother at home. With the help of a professi...

  • Entertainment
  • Food/Cooking
  • Nature
  • Reality

Fish & Pretty Girls... plus Pops

We Love Fishing: In this program, Haruka, who is a complete beginner in fishing, and Ami, who often goes fishing on weekends, go wild fishing and catching big or rare fish, such as yellowtail, rockfish, and bullhead, in the sea, rivers, and lakes in the vast lands of Hokkaido. The “pops,” who serves...

  • Food/Cooking
  • Travel


Introducing the best nature, culture, food and lifestyles of the northernmost island of Japan, Hokkaido. Every week our hosts explore the colorful towns and cities of Hokkaido, to discover their diverse lifestyles and seasonal delights. From deep powder snow to bright flower fields, cherry blossoms ...