3DS TV launching in Japan tomorrow

The 3DS’ television service, a cooperative undertaking from Nintendo, Fuji Television and Nippon Television, will go live starting tomorrow under the “Itsu no Ma ni Terebi” name, Nintendo’s announced. It will offer downloadable TV content to owners of the portable device.

The content will be all original, created specifically for the 3DS, and will be automatically downloaded to users’ systems via the device’s Spot Pass feature. Those who keep the feature on at all times can expect daily updates, too; all that’s needed is the free-of-charge (but ad-supported) “Itsu no Ma ni Terebi” app from the Nintendo e-Shop once it becomes available.

Here’s the schedule Nintendo’s announced so far (via):

Nittele Doubutsu de Calendar
An animal program showing animals in 3D. Delivered daily.

Tetsu View 3D
A train program designed for train buffs, complete with introductions to trains and train stations. Delivered daily.

Magic Class 3D
This program shows magic tricks from famous magicians. Delivered daily.

Idoling Sumo 3DS
A popular girls group takes on a variety of challenges, all apparently in the form of battle (like sumo wrestling). Delivered daily.

Nikkan Topics
An information program. Delivered daily.

3D Choukoku no Mori
A look at sculptures from an outdoor sculpture museum in Hakone. Delivered every weekday.

Enjoy Sport
A sports program from Fuji TV. Delivered on Saturday an Sunday.

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