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March 16, 2017 06:08 UTC

WAKUWAKU JAPAN Achieves Same-day Broadcast Right After Japan for April Release CRISIS - Special Security Squad -

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WAKUWAKU JAPAN Corporation (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Mr. Masafumi Kawanishi, hereafter referred to as WAKUWAKU JAPAN) has confirmed same-day broadcast as Japan for upcoming drama series CRISIS - Special Security Squad -. Released by Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Fuji Television Network, the series will be aired in Japan on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. (Japan time) starting 11 April 2017, Tuesday. Two hours after its Japan broadcast, the same episode will be aired in languages relevant to respective regions, in Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Mongolia.

CRISIS - Special Security Squad - is an action series featuring Shun Oguri as the lead role of Akira Inami, who works in the Special Security Squad. This will be Oguri's first appearance in a television drama in two and a half years. Joining protagonist Inami in the Special Security Squad is Saburo Tamaru, who is played by Hidetoshi Nishijima. Oguri and Nishijima have been leading Japan's television and film by its reins, proving diversity and skill in numerous works which have since become major talking points across the nation. Japan is already in great anticipation as it will be the actors' first time co-starring together in a commercial drama series.

WAKUWAKU JAPAN has persisted with great effort to bring Japan's latest dramas to their viewers from across the region. The painstaking process includes achieving localisation in a drastically shorter amount of time, careful adherence to broadcasting regulations of each country, and streamlining of broadcast delivery processes. The amount of work it took to realise the same-day broadcast was no simple feat, but nonetheless immensely rewarding. The existing time slot offering the latest dramas have enjoyed consistently positive feedback from viewers all around the region. CRISIS - Special Security Squad - will be the channel's fastest overseas broadcast achieved in its history. With this, WAKUWAKU JAPAN hopes to garner attention in the various regions, and expect a steady increase in its fans.

Broadcast information

Programme title: CRISIS - Special Security Squad -
Countries to be aired in: Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Mongolia

Broadcast timings:

Country Starts Time Subtitle Language
Singapore 11 April 2017

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
(1st episode starts at 10:15 p.m.)

English
Indonesia 11 April 2017

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
(1st episode starts at 10:15 p.m.)

Bahasa Indonesia
Myanmar 11 April 2017

9:30 - 10:30 p.m.
(1st episode starts at 9:45 p.m.)

English
Taiwan 11 April 2017 10:00 - 11:00 p.m. Traditional Chinese
Sri Lanka 11 April 2017

8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
(1st episode starts at 8:45 p.m.)

English
Mongolia 11 April 2017

11:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
(1st episode starts at 11:15 p.m.)

English

WAKUWAKU JAPAN CORPORATION Profile

Company Name : WAKUWAKU JAPAN CORPORATION
Address : 7F Akasaka Enokizaka Building, 1-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
Established : May 1, 2015
Capital : 5.5 billion yen
President & CEO : Masafumi Kawanishi
Major shareholder : SKY Perfect JSAT 60%, Cool Japan Fund Inc. 40%
Official site :

http://www.wakuwakujapan.tv/

Countries and regions currently broadcasting in : Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Mongolia

Contacts

WAKUWAKU JAPAN CORPORATION
Tomoko Karasawa / Minyi Ren, +81 3 5571 6880
info@wakuwakujapan.com


Source: WAKUWAKU JAPAN Corporation

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