UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

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  • BIGLOBE

BIGLOBE (ビッグローブ) (combination of the words "big" and "globe") is one of the leading internet service providers in Japan, operated by NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd., a 2006 spin-off from NEC. KDDI acquired the company in January 2017.

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BIGLOBE (ビッグローブ) (combination of the words "big" and "globe") is one of the leading internet service providers in Japan, operated by NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd., a 2006 spin-off from NEC. KDDI acquired the company in January 2017.

  • Google in Japanese

Google not only operates under its own domain at google.co.jp, but also is starting to provide most of the search results for Yahoo! Japan. In addition, it provides search results for goo, Biglobe, @nifty, Infoseek, Excite and Mooter.

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Google not only operates under its own domain at google.co.jp, but also is starting to provide most of the search results for Yahoo! Japan. In addition, it provides search results for goo, Biglobe, @nifty, Infoseek, Excite and Mooter.

  • Excite in Japanese

Excite is one of the smaller search engines in Japan, it is powered by Google. Excite's Online Translation tool is popular with people in Japan. Excite's portal site aimed at women is similar to Yahoo! Shine.

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Excite is one of the smaller search engines in Japan, it is powered by Google. Excite's Online Translation tool is popular with people in Japan. Excite's portal site aimed at women is similar to Yahoo! Shine.

  • Alcarna Search Engine

Similar to Google in that it has a simple interface with a primary focus on searching. It also provides a simple interface for submitting your site for free. Turnaround time of 24 hours for accepting your site submission. Alcarna does not take its results from other search engine databases such as Google or Yahoo, submission is totally manual.

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Similar to Google in that it has a simple interface with a primary focus on searching. It also provides a simple interface for submitting your site for free. Turnaround time of 24 hours for accepting your site submission. Alcarna does not take its results from other search engine databases such as Google or Yahoo, submission is totally manual.

  • Yahoo! Japan

Yahoo! Japan is a Japanese internet company originally formed as a joint venture between the American internet company Altaba, (formerly Yahoo!) and the Japanese company SoftBank. Yahoo! has been declining in popularity since the late 2000s, but the situation has been quite the opposite for Yahoo! Japan, which continues to dominate Japan's internet industry.

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Yahoo! Japan is a Japanese internet company originally formed as a joint venture between the American internet company Altaba, (formerly Yahoo!) and the Japanese company SoftBank. Yahoo! has been declining in popularity since the late 2000s, but the situation has been quite the opposite for Yahoo! Japan, which continues to dominate Japan's internet industry.

  • goo (powered by Google)

goo is an Internet search engine (powered by Google) and web portal based in Japan, which crawls and indexes primarily Japanese language websites (before switching to Google).

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goo is an Internet search engine (powered by Google) and web portal based in Japan, which crawls and indexes primarily Japanese language websites (before switching to Google).

  • MSN Japan

The MSN Japan website offers a search engine (powered by bing) and a variety of news, current affairs, and media information.

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The MSN Japan website offers a search engine (powered by bing) and a variety of news, current affairs, and media information.

  • Lycos in Japanese

Ly­cos is a web search en­gine and por­tal, en­com­pass­ing a net­work of email, web-host­ing, so­cial net­work­ing, and en­ter­tain­ment web­sites. Use the Japanese site to ac­cess gam­ing and blog­ging net­work sites in your tar­get lan­guage.

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Ly­cos is a web search en­gine and por­tal, en­com­pass­ing a net­work of email, web-host­ing, so­cial net­work­ing, and en­ter­tain­ment web­sites. Use the Japanese site to ac­cess gam­ing and blog­ging net­work sites in your tar­get lan­guage.

  • NHK

NHK or 'Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai' is Japan's public broadcasting organisation, publicly owned and funded by viewers' payments of a television license fee. NHK operates two terrestrial television services (NHK General TV and NHK Educational TV), two satellite television services (NHK BS-1 and NHK BS Premium, and three radio networks (NHK Radio 1, NHK Radio 2, and NHK FM). NHK also provides an international broadcasting service, known as NHK World.

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NHK or 'Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai' is Japan's public broadcasting organisation, publicly owned and funded by viewers' payments of a television license fee. NHK operates two terrestrial television services (NHK General TV and NHK Educational TV), two satellite television services (NHK BS-1 and NHK BS Premium, and three radio networks (NHK Radio 1, NHK Radio 2, and NHK FM). NHK also provides an international broadcasting service, known as NHK World.

  • Nippon TV

Nippon TV is a television network based in Tokyo, Japan. It is controlled by the Yomiuri Shimbun publishing company. Broadcasting terrestrially across Japan, the network is commonly known as Nihon Terebi (日本テレビ) and abbreviated as "NTV". The company has close connections with Studio Ghibli, led by Hayao Miyazaki, and holds the exclusive rights to broadcast their motion pictures.

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Nippon TV is a television network based in Tokyo, Japan. It is controlled by the Yomiuri Shimbun publishing company. Broadcasting terrestrially across Japan, the network is commonly known as Nihon Terebi (日本テレビ) and abbreviated as "NTV". The company has close connections with Studio Ghibli, led by Hayao Miyazaki, and holds the exclusive rights to broadcast their motion pictures.

  • Fuji TV

Fuji Television also operates three premium television stations, known as "Fuji TV One" ("Fuji TV 739"—sports/variety), "Fuji TV Two" ("Fuji TV 721"—drama/anime), and "Fuji TV Next" ("Fuji TV CSHD"—live premium shows) together these stations are known as "Fuji TV OneTwoNext".

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Fuji Television also operates three premium television stations, known as "Fuji TV One" ("Fuji TV 739"—sports/variety), "Fuji TV Two" ("Fuji TV 721"—drama/anime), and "Fuji TV Next" ("Fuji TV CSHD"—live premium shows) together these stations are known as "Fuji TV OneTwoNext".

  • TV Asahi

TV Asahi began life as an educational television channel. By the 1970s TV Asahi had become a general-purpose television station, and aired a variety of shows including anime and foreign movies. TV Asahi currently airs a range of sports, news, children and teens, and variety programmes.

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TV Asahi began life as an educational television channel. By the 1970s TV Asahi had become a general-purpose television station, and aired a variety of shows including anime and foreign movies. TV Asahi currently airs a range of sports, news, children and teens, and variety programmes.

  • TV Tokyo

TV Tokyo is a television station headquartered in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Also known as "Teleto" (テレ東 Teretō), a blend of "terebi" and "Tokyo", it is the flagship station of TX Network. It is one of the major Tokyo television stations, particularly specializing in anime.

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TV Tokyo is a television station headquartered in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Also known as "Teleto" (テレ東 Teretō), a blend of "terebi" and "Tokyo", it is the flagship station of TX Network. It is one of the major Tokyo television stations, particularly specializing in anime.