NHK WORLD-JAPAN provides the latest information on Japan and Asia through television, radio and online to a global audience.
It is the international service of Japan’s public broadcaster NHK.
- 17 languages available
Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese
- Latest news on Japan and Asia
- Push notification of emergency information on earthquakes and tsunami *English and Chinese
- Live streaming of 24/7 English TV channel with multilingual subtitles by AI translation
- Multilingual video and audio programs on demand
- linear Internet service for the distribution of Chinese-language news and programs
VOD casting feature's bug fixed
Some minor improvements
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Needs some serious improvements!
I am very appreciative that there is a resource for accessing Japanese news in other languages (specifically English). The latest update has made some good improvements. However, there is still room for improvement.
1. The app needs to include a wider range of news stories, not just the “Top Stories” (i.e. sports, entertainment, local news, etc.)
2. Needs to include a search function.
3. Needs to have a “bookmark” function added.
4. Needs to include email sharing of stories. It has sharing to SNS, but not email.
5. The link within the AppStore to “app support” just takes you to the instructions and features of the NHK website news. It has nothing to do with the app itself.
Lack of contents.
Should have more contents and tabs for broader audience. Only 4 tabs which isn’t enough. Back stories should be placed in archive away from main page. Also, someone else mentioned this but the bottom right tab keeps popping up which is quite annoying. English translations? I give it 70%.
- NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)
- 71.2 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
- Age Rating
- © NHK (JAPAN BROADCASTING Corp.)
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.