Nippon News

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Nippon News (日本ニュース) was a series of newsreels produced by Nippon Eigasha.

1st (known) Logo (1945)

Visuals: Over a gray background is the Nichiei emblem in white with a drop shadow. Superimposed over the logo are animated sparkling stars, as well as the newsreel's title.

Technique: Traditional animation.

Audio: The opening theme for Nippon News.

Availability: Shown on newsreels from the period.

2nd (known) Logo (1945-1946)

Visuals: On a dark background, there is a metallic model of the Nichiei emblem, lit by a light from the left corner of the screen. To the right of it is the company name, and above it is the program's title.

Technique: Superimposed animation.

Audio: The opening theme.

Availability: The closing variant debuted first at the end of the final Nippon News issue.

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