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Fuji Television Network, Inc (Japanese: フジテレビ) . is a Japanese television station based in Minato, Tokyo. It was founded in 1948 and started broadcasting in 1959.

They are best known for broadcasting various shows in from both their home country and other regions, including Iron Chef, Little Women, Quiz $ Millionaire, Speed Racer, and Thomas & Friends.

Fuji Television Network took part in the production of the third series which was first released in the UK on the VHS's Time for Trouble and other stories and Trust Thomas and Other Stories on 11th November 1991. They also had part in the production of Thomas and the U.K. Trip.

They also released home videos of Thomas & Friends up until the eighth series. The eighth series would air on Ponklcki in 2006 (a new series of Ponkickies), but after two years of hiatus, the programme was a failure due to poor viewing statistics. This resulted Fuji Television Kids Entertainment Inc. cancelled the contract with Thomas and Friends, as well as other overseas programmes that have been associated with them since 1990.

Following the cancellation of the Ponkickies revival, Aoni Production had lost the Japanese dubbing rights of the original Thomas and Friends series. 81 Produce took over since 2008 with Calling All Engines!

Releases

Thomas the Tank Engine

New Thomas the Tank Engine

The Best Series

New Thomas the Tank Engine 2

Let's Sing Thomas Songs Together

The Complete Works of Thomas the Tank Engine 1

The Complete Works of Thomas the Tank Engine 2

Thomas the Tank Engine Series 6

Thomas the Tank Engine Series 7

Sing-Along and Stories

Thomas the Tank Engine Series 8

Original Songs

Other

Characters

Main article: Ponkickies Characters
  • Gachapin
  • Mukku
  • P-Chan
  • Connie

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