The NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute was founded in 1946 as the first facility for comprehensive research to be operated by a broadcasting station. Through research in various fields addressing the times and the issues of society, it strives to deepen and enrich the quality of broadcasting culture.
Summaries and reports of the Institute's research and surveys in English.
Characteristics and Factors for Success Depicted from Regular Viewers’ Surveys
From the 2015 Nationwide Survey on Changes in the Japanese Language (Part II)
Asian Broadcasters Stepping up Efforts to ‘Save Lives’ through Broadcasting
Trend of Change and How the New Dictionary Reflected It
From the June 2016 Nationwide Survey on Individual Audience Ratings
From Focus Group Interviews on Viewing Behavior
Exploring the Attitudes of the People across Japan and of the Residents in Afflicted Areas
From a Survey on Residents’ Disaster Information Awareness and Evacuation Behavior at the 2015 Heavy Rainfall in Kanto and Tohoku Regions
Amidst Increasing In-house Productions, Fee-Based-Services, and Mobile Viewing
Concentration on One Pitch Accent Type Is Progressing
Survey and research publications produced by the Institute.
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