PKMN-DT, also known as "Kanto 5" is the flagship PBC station that serves the Tokyo City area in the Kanto region. It broadcasts on channel 5. It's headquarters are located at the Silphton Tower and it's broadcast on top of the Sky Tree Tower.
PKMN began in 1952 under the call sign PKTO as EBC Nippon's flagship station originally rebroadcasting programs from the US until the late 50s when it began producing original domesticated shows in Tokyo City. In 1963, PKTO produced the classic anime program Astro Boy becoming an instant hit in Kanto. PKTO began color broadcasting in 1967. Originally, PKTO only provided Japanese until around the '60s when it also began supporting English. That same year, PKTO introduced it's iconic "Kanto 5" branding with the "circle 5" that was borrowed from WEWS-TV until 2010.
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The News (1959-1962)
The Silph Co. News Report (1962-1967)
TV 5 Color News (1967-1971)
Kanto 5 News (1971-Present)
Opening title of PKTO's Silph Co. News Report from 1962
PKTO-TV ID from 1963
PKTO-TV color logo from 1970
The original Kanto 5 logo from 1971
KantoChopper 5 news helicopter livery that was used from 1971-1980
PKTO-TV ID from 1991-1997
Kanto 5 News opening graphic from 1991-1997
Kanto 5 News lower thirds and on screen clock from 1991-1997
Kanto 5 News logo from 1997-1999
Kanto 5 news lower thirds and on screen clock from 1997-1999 (breaking news)
Logo in use from 2010 to 2015.
Kanto 5 News at 10 (2010)
A new logo will be launched in 2016, under the branding of "PBC Kanto 5". The new logo was the response of the previous logo that was criticized for being too plain and boring.