TBS Video

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Descriptions by
SnowflakesOmega

Compiled by
Henrynguye5

Editions by
Henrynguye05

Video captures courtesy of
VHSlover



Background

This is the home video publishing unit of the Japanese TV network Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS).

1st Logo (1980s-1991)

TBA


2nd Logo (1991-1992)

Logo: TBA

Variants:

  • The logo may be still with "TBS VIDEO" below.
  • On a 1992 VHS release of Kitaro's Two Years' Vacation, the same animation plays normally. However, when the logo is formed, it plays in reverse with a big sphere zooming and disappearing.

Technique: 2D animation.

Music/Sounds: TBA. None for the still version

Music/Sounds Variant: The variant had an Indonesian kecak vocal ensemble.

Availability: Seen on many VHS and DVD releases from around that time. The variant was used for Kitaro's Two Years' Vacation. It was also shown on TV airings.


3rd Logo (1992-1994)

Logo: TBA

Technique: CGI.

Music/Sounds: A synthesized dramatic fanfare.

Availability: Uncommon.


4th Logo (1994-2000)

Logo: TBA

Technique: CGI.

Music/Sounds: Same as the previous logo.

Availability: Uncommon.


5th Logo (2000-2003)

Logo: TBA

Technique: Impressive CGI.

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Common.


6th Logo (2003-2009)

Logo: TBA

Technique: CGI.

Music/Sounds: TBA.

Availability: Common, at least in Japan.


7th Logo (Late 2008-2020)

Logo: TBA

Technique: CGI.

Music/Sounds: TBA.

Availability: Common, at least in Japan.


8th Logo (2020- )

TBA.

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