You can listen to the day's NHK news and choose between NORMAL, SLOW or FAST speed for the audio.

  • You can listen to today's news and the most recent, breaking news while choosing the speed at which the Japanese is spoken.
  • FAST is about 1.2 times the speed of the NORMAL recording. The SLOW setting is around 0.8 times the speed of the NORMAL setting.
  • You can improve your listening comprehension while keeping up-to-date with the latest news every day.

How to...

Choose the speed you want, then click on the news you'd like to listen to.

This content is part of the NHKオンライン(NHK Online) Introduction article) site.

To get to this page from NHK Online, click on 'ラジオ第一' . Then you'll find 'ラジオニュース' (Radio News).

Last update 2010.04.01