Tokyo FM

Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (株式会社エフエム東京, Kabushiki gaisha Efu Emu Tōkyō, literally Stock company FM Tokyo) (abbreviation:TFM) is a radio station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. It is the flagship station of the Japan FM Network (JFN).

CityChiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Broadcast areaGreater Tokyo and Worldwide
BrandingTokyo FM
Slogan80.Love (pronounced as eighty-point-love) (October 2008 – present)
Frequency80.0 MHz
First air dateApril 26, 1970
FormatTop 40 Mainstream
Power10,000 watts
ERP125,000 watts
AffiliationsJFN, EBU
Owner(As of March 31, 2015)
Tokai University (10.22%)
Nippon Television City Corp. (7.28%)
Dai Nippon Printing (4.98%)
Mizuho Bank (4.94%)
Yomiuri Shimbun (4.88%)
Panasonic (4.88%)
Hokuriku University (4.44%)
NEC (4.00%)
JTSB investment trusts (3.33%)
Mizuho Capital (2.89%)[1]
(Tokyo FM Broadcasting Company)
WebsiteTokyo FM Web site


  • May 1, 1960, The station's forerunner, FM Tokai (Tokai University-owned) was launched.
  • April 26, 1970, Tokyo FM was launched on air, replacing the FM Tokai (station was closed in April 25, 1970). Tokyo FM becomes the third commercial FM-radio broadcaster, after FM Aichi and FM Osaka.
  • 1985, Headquarter moved from Kokusai-Tsushin Center (later KDD, now KDDI) buildings in Nishi-Shinjuku (since 1974), to the current place, Koujimachi, in Chiyoda ward.
  • January 15, 2017, TOKYO FM Midtown Studio, satellite studio, was closed down.



Rebroadcasters of JOAU-FM
City of licenseIdentifierFrequencyPower
NiijimaN/A76.7 MHz100 watts
HachijoN/A84.3 MHz10 watts
ŌmeN/A83.6 MHz20 watts
HachiojiN/A80.5 MHz10 watts
HinoharaN/A86.6 MHz300 watts




  1. 『日本民間放送年鑑(Japan Commercial Broadcasting Yearbook)2015』, published by The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association, 2015), page 273

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