TV Asahi anchor Yuta Tomikawa positive for coronavirus

National Apr 13, 2020

TV Asahi anchor Yuta Tomikawa positive for coronavirus

Yuta Tomikawa, a main anchor of TV Asahi Corp.'s "Hodo Station" evening news program, has been infected with the novel coronavirus, the broadcaster said Sunday. Tomikawa, who has been hospitalized in Tokyo, did not have a fever, cough or sense of fatigue as of Sunday, ...

Fuji TV's home-improvement wrecking ball

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Dec 23, 2017

Fuji TV's home-improvement wrecking ball

by Philip Brasor

A popular sub-genre of reality TV is the home-improvement show, and as with many things having to do with television, Japan did it first. On TV Asahi's "The Before and After," which launched as a weekly series in 2002, superannuated, usually cramped properties are magically ...