April 8, 2013
to TV Tokyo broadcast program which aired on April 8, "Hana House"
located in Suginami-ku, Tokyo, has a program for the hearing infants.
They are learning English using American Sign Language (ASL).
"Hana House" has offered programs focusing on English and music for young children since 2009.
"Hana House" website (http://www.hanahouse.jp/index.html) says they have seven staff members including five native English speakers and some with ASL skills.
Nippon Columbia, the Japanese record company which came to exist in
1946, says they will release ASL DVD, and then put on the market for
those aged 3 and over in the future.