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Cartoon Network
カートゥーン ネットワーク
Cartoon Network
Current logo, as of October 1, 2011.
Broadcast areaJapan
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Picture format1080i HDTV
OwnerDiscovery Japan
(Warner Bros. Discovery)[1]
Sister channelsCartoon Network Asia
LaunchedSeptember 1, 1997; 26 years ago (1997-09-01)
ReplacedCartoon Network Asia (carriage in Japan)

Cartoon Network (Japanese: カートゥーン ネットワーク, Hepburn: Kātūn Nettowāku) is a Japanese cable and satellite television channel operated by Discovery Japan, a division of the Warner Bros. Discovery Asia-Pacific subsidiary of Warner Bros. Discovery. The channel is aimed at children, and mostly airs animated television series. As a Japanese version of the eponymous television channel in the United States. Cartoon Network broadcasts original series from its U.S. counterpart, as well as several Japanese animated series and films, and other non-Japanese programs.

On October 1, 2011, Cartoon Network in Japan, along with other versions of Cartoon Network operated by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, adopted its current branding. On April 1, 2017, the channel started using graphics from Cartoon Network USA's Dimensional brand package. On January 1, 2022, the channel started using graphics from Cartoon Network USA's Redraw Your World brand package. On March 1, 2022, the Cartoonito block was launched for daily mornings.[2][3]


  1. ^ "企業情報 | Discovery Japan ディスカバリージャパン/ディスカバリーチャンネル". Discovery Japan. Retrieved 2024-01-02.
  2. ^ "カートゥニート | 番組詳細 | カートゥーン ネットワーク - 海外アニメと無料ゲームや動画なら Cartoon Network".
  3. ^ "Preschool Brand 'Cartoonito' Launches on Cartoon Network in Asia". Google Docs. Retrieved 2022-03-28.