SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President & Chief Executive Officer; Eiichi Yonekura) launches its Japanese general entertainment channel “WAKUWAKU JAPAN” bundled with branded SVOD programs on AIS PLAY, operated by Advanced Info Services Public Company Limited (hereinafter AIS) in Thailand from March 13, 2020.
WAKUWAKU JAPAN uniquely delivers the best of Japanese content across multiple genres (from latest dramas to exciting game shows, from delicious food programs to exciting travel programs and everything in between) and with all eyes on Japan for Tokyo 2020, AIS was happy to carry WAKUWAKU JAPAN. WAKUWAKU JAPAN will deliver both its channel and branded SVOD programs with 100% Thai subtitles.
The number of visitors from Thailand to Japan was 1,319,000 in 2019. This number was Thailand’s largest in its history and also the largest in South East Asia. WAKUWAKU JAPAN’’s mission is to entertain Japanese content fans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in their own languages globally and we are grateful for AIS’s support for letting us serve the best of Japanese content to all the fans in Thailand.
WAKUWAKU JAPAN continues to grow from strength to strength and will now serve 33 platforms across Asia and reach 19.5 million households. WAKUWAKU JAPAN will continue to contribute to the increase of Japanese content fans in countries throughout Asia through exciting Japanese content that the viewers have never seen.