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Hiroshi Kume

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Spouse  Reiko Kume
Role  Television presenter

Name  Hiroshi Kume
Agent  Office Two-One
Education  Waseda University
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Born  14 July 1944 (age 71) (1944-07-14) Urawa, Saitama, Japan
Notable credit(s)  The Best Ten, News Station
Website  http://www.kumehiroshi.jp/
Similar People  Ichiro Furutachi, Tetsuya Chikushi, Kazuo Tokumitsu

Occupation  TV and radio presenter

Hiroshi Kume (久米 宏, Kume Hiroshi, born July 14, 1944 in Saitama Prefecture) is a Japanese television and radio presenter.

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Biography

Hiroshi Kume was born on July 14, 1944 in the former city of Urawa, Saitama, now part of Saitama. He studied politics and economics at Waseda University from 1963, graduating in 1967.

In 2011, it was reported that Kume had donated 200 million yen to an earthquake relief fund following the March 2011 Great Eastern Japan Earthquake Disaster.

TBS Radio

He started working for TBS in 1967. He left the company in 1979.

The Best Ten

Kume was the first host of popular music show The Best Ten from 1978 to 1985.

News Station

Kume was the news anchor on TV Asahi's national evening news programme News Station from its start on 7 October 1985 until it ended on 26 March 2004 and was replaced by Hōdō Station. The show revolutionized news reporting in Japan, and achieved an average of 20 million viewers each night.

Return to TBS Radio

In September 2006, he returned to his roots in radio to host a two-hour Saturday show on TBS Radio, which, as of June 2011, he still presents.

As of June 2011, he also presents the weekly TV show Hiroshi Kume's Terebitte Yatsu wa? alongside Akiko Yagi, broadcast on the Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS) network.

Books

  • Oshare Kaiwa Nyūmon (おしゃれ会話入門), Seishun, 1978
  • Sizuru ha Ikaga (シズルはいかが), Keibunsha, January 1984, ISBN 978-4-7669-0137-5
  • Mō Ichido Yomu "Oshare Kaiwa Nyūmon" (もう一度読む「おしゃれ会話入門」), Seishun Super Books, September 1997, ISBN 978-4-413-06272-5
  • Saigo no Bansan (最後の晩餐, "The Last Supper"), Shueisha, April 1999, ISBN 978-4-08-774386-9
  • Misuteriasu Kekkon (ミステリアスな結婚, "Mysterious Marriage"), Sekaibunka, March 2001, ISBN 978-4-418-01204-6
  • References

    Hiroshi Kume Wikipedia


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