NHK (abbreviated from
NHK started television broadcasting on 1 of June 1950 with a Japanese Broadcasting Act, followed by its public national channel in 1953, its educational channel in 1959, and internationally in 1995. It is the first broadcaster in HD in 1979, and 8K in 1995.
NHK began as a JOAK Radio, now NHK Radio 1 in Tokyo on 22 March 1925. The first radio broadcasting in Japan, introduces an callsign on the top, and portrait photo with a woman and a radio speaker in the middle, and the Japanese text that later changed the name in 1926.
It has two variants by 1962, both had been italicized.
The first it was separated letters variant.
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And the second it was a gathered letters variant.
It never used in 1967, It supposed to demonstrate a "N" and a "K", and between of two letters there would be a two thin rectangles, forming a letter "H".
This logo known as "the NHK eggs" has been using since 1995, showing three gathered eggs and each one has a letter. It has two variants: one for rainbow gradient outline, and a gray outline.
At the end of March 2020, the NHK removed the iconic eggs logo in favour of the wordmark logo. All their channels and radio stations had their logos updated to include the new wordmark.
- NHK (Japanese)
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