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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.
Country Japan
Broadcast area Nationwide
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Language(s) Japanese
Picture format 480i and 576i (/4:3 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Owner Turner Japan
Sister channels Cartoon Network Asia
Launched September 1, 1997; 25 years ago (1997-09-01)
Replaced Cartoon Network Asia (carriage in Japan)
SKY PerfecTV! Channel 271
SKY PerfecTV! e2 Channel 331
I-Hits Channel 240
JC-Hits Channel 780

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 Turner Japan. 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.

Availability and other services

An amount of non-Japanese programs are also available in English via a secondary audio feed.

The channel is available in High Definition.

On December 1, 2014, Cartoon Network On Demand was launched on J:COM.

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