Japanese
Notice Regarding the Closing of The TV Asahi Doraemon Charity Fund for the Great East Japan Earthquake
(October 4, 2011)
We, at TV Asahi, extend our sympathies and support to the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake that took place in March 2011.

TV Asahi Network started the Doraemon Charity Fund for the Great East Japan Earthquake for disaster relief of the victims. As six months have passed since the launch of the Fund, we have ended collections for the Fund as of September 30, 2011.

The total amount of donation collected equals 2,151,834,880 yen. We thank you greatly for the outpouring of donations made to the Fund.

As of April 28, 2011, we have made three donations totaling 1.8 billion yen. Our fourth and last donation of 351,834,880 yen will be made to the following recipients:


Prefectural Charity Funds for Earthquake Orphans of Disaster-Stricken Areas
- Iwate Prefecture "Iwate no Manabi Kibou Kikin" 100 million yen
- Miyagi Prefecture "Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Miyagi Kodomo Ikuei Bokin" 100 million yen
- Fukushima Prefecture "Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Fukushima Kodomo Kifukin" 100 million yen
Japan Platform 51,834,880yen

Total@351,834,880 yen


<Details Regarding Donation Recipients>
The Doraemon Charity Fund has selected donation recipients that focus on the long-term educational support and well-being of children who were orphaned by the earthquake and tsunami.

Iwate Prefecture "Iwate no Manabi Kibou Kikin"
It has been decided that donations will be used to provide scholarships to children ranging from non-matriculated to university level statuses. Moreover, one-off grants will be made at the completion of elementary, junior high-school and high-school.

Miyagi Prefecture "Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Miyagi Kodomo Ikuei Bokin"
Upon passing the Prefectural Legislative Session, one-off grants and monthly scholarships will be provided starting before March 2012.

Fukushima Prefecture "Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Fukushima Kodomo Kifukin"
Upon passing the Prefectural Legislative Session, one-off grants and monthly scholarships will be provided starting before March 2012.

Japan Platform
For the next three years, Japan Platform will focus on assisting job recovery/creation efforts and offering psychological support to victims. Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) also continues to call for donations and support for Japan Platform.


Final Breakdown of Donation Recipients
- Donations to Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima Prefectures 300 million yen respectively
- Donations to the Above-mentioned Prefectural Charity Funds for Earthquake Orphans of Disaster-Stricken Areas 100 million yen respectively
- Japan Red Cross 500 million yen
- Japan Platform 351,834,880 yen
- United Nations WFP Organization 100 million yen

Total: 2,151,834,880yen