Disney Channel (Japan)
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|Launched||January 1, 1996 (as the original Disney Channel Asia) November 18, 2003 (current)|
|Closed||November 18, 2003 (as the original Disney Channel Asia)|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Sister channel(s)||Disney XD|
Nat Geo Wild
|Website||Disney Channel Japan|
|SKY PerfecTV!||Channel 620 (HD)|
|SKY PerfecTV! e2||Channel 256 (SD)|
Disney Channel (ディズニー・チャンネル) is a Japanese television channel owned by Walt Disney Television International Japan, a unit of Walt Disney Co., Ltd. Japan. The channel is operated as a part of Disney Channels Worldwide, Inc. a subsidiary of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International.
In November 2003, the Disney Channel was launched in Japan.
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Disney Channel airs American, Japanese, British, and Canadian programs. Disney Channel expanded to Asia in 1996 operating also with Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines with live feeds from New York and London since their first broadcast in 1995.
On November 1, 2014, Disney Channel unveiled a new logo and on-air imaging design. On March 1, 2015, WATCH Disney Channel also unveiled a new logo and on-air imaging design.
Disney Channel airs movies at 8pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays; and at 10pm on Mondays to Thursdays, and at 2pm on weekends. All movies are rated G.
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- Official website (In Japanese)