MIPCOM Spotlight: Nippon TV


CANNES: The latest formats to come from Nippon TV include Burning Questions! and The Animakers.

The two formats have contrasting appeal, according to Shigeko “Cindy” Chino, the company’s senior director of international business development. “Burning Questions!, being a classic studio game show with universal appeal, depicts the timeless challenge to sway players into believing what could be the truth,” she explains. “On the other hand, The Animakers, a futuristic and innovative show, showcases cutting-edge Japanimation technology.”

There are also scripted formats on offer from the company, including Your Home is My Business! The series follows a businesswoman dedicated to satisfying her clients’ needs beyond their expectations. “This drama brings to mind the fundamentals of business and human relations,” says Chino.