Chunichi Shimbun Newspaper Japan
Chunichi Shimbun Newspaper Japan is a Japanese daily broadsheet newspaper published in mostly Aichi Prefecture and neighboring regions by Chunichi Shimbun Co., Ltd. It is the owner of the Chunichi Dragons baseball team, and is also known as the main organizer of a famous international gymnastics event, the Chunichi Cup. The newspaper is dominant in its region, with a market penetration approaching 60 percent of the population of Aichi Prefecture. The Chunichi Shimbun group also publishes the Tokyo Shimbun, the Chunichi Sports, and the Tokyo Chunichi Sports newspapers. The group’s combined circulation is more than 4 million, meaning it ranks fourth in Japan behind the Yomiuri Shimbun, the Asahi Shimbun, and the Mainichi Shimbun.