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Looking for a podcast on Japan's mysterious culture? Try listening to Thersa Matsuura's Uncanny Japan Podcast and experience all that is weird about Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks—and not found anywhere else! Show notes and transcripts available at uncannyjapan.com
 
Discover Japan through conversations with fascinating people. Every episode host Tony Vega is joined by a guest to talk about all aspects of Japan, including the Japanese language, history, Japanese pop culture, food, anime, manga, movies, music, comedy, the impact of Japanese culture around the world, underground social movements, social issues in Japan, and much more. Episodes are released on the first of every month. Bonus episodes are regularly released on the fifteenth of the month. For ...
 
Discover what everyday life in Japan is REALLY like! Weekly podcast episodes with half-Japanese/half-American Burke (18 years in Japan) and Ben from England (13 years in Japan), based in Hokkaido, and their guests sharing experiences on dating, marriage, working at Japanese companies, teaching at all education levels, traditions, martial arts, the struggles of life here, and the reasons why Japan is truly an amazing place to be living!
 
Every other week, tune into 8-4 Play for talk about Japan, video games, and Japanese video games, straight from the 8-4 offices in beautiful downtown Tokyo. Featuring the sultry voices of 8-4's own Mark MacDonald, John Ricciardi, Hiroko Minamoto, Justin "JJ" Epperson, Roy Blakely, Sarah Podzorski, and Graeme Howard.
 
Japan's Top Business Interviews is the premier business interview podcast for people who want to know more about business in japan. The guests cover a range of industries and organisation sizes, to present a thorough overview of issues with leading in Japan. If you are a leader, especialy someone leading in Japan, then this is the podcast for you.
 
THE Sales Japan Series is powered by with great content from the accumulated wisdom of 100 plus years of Dale Carnegie Training. The show is hosted in Tokyo by Dr. Greg Story, President of Dale Carnegie Training Japan and is for those highly motivated students of sales, who want to be the best in their business field.
 
Often Imitated, never duplicated. Over 100,000 Listens and counting to my archives! The Podcasts account of "Japan Nick" from Japan Nick's Quarantine Podcast and Japan Nick's Rock and Metal Pandemonium online exclusively for the time being. 11 of my interviews are on Blabbermouth. I have 63 articles published in the Aquarian Weekly. Visit http://www.facebook.com/pages/Japan-Nicks-Rock-and-Metal-Pandemonium/145419538831730 facebook page. http://www.theaquarian.com/author/nick-perkel/
 
Helping you better understand Japan and the Japanese language one question at a time. Every episode Tony and Ryan--two guys with master's degrees in Japanese Language & Linguistics--draw on their experiences in Japan and extensive research in both Japanese and English to shed light on all aspects of Japan. From the many interesting quirks of the Japanese language to obscure Japanese history, as well as busting misconceptions about Japan held by both Japanese peole and Westerners, Tony and Ry ...
 
Need a weekly round-up of the top news stories coming out of Japan? Look no further. Tokyo-based, British content-creator Julian and Japanese entrepreneur Yasu, are here to dive into the hot topics of the week. Recorded in Tokyo, 'This Week in Japan' is the perfect blend of current news, cultural insight, and in-depth discussions all woven through a friendly conversation between the two hosts. Stay up-to-date with the flow of stories streaming out of Japan, no matter where you are. You can a ...
 
Weekly updates from Japan with Aaron & Parker, two Americans with a passion for telling you what's going on right now on the ground in Tokyo, straight from our studio in Harajuku. Join us in segments featuring this week's top news, political happenings, business, and absolutely random garbage. Also, there's a rad synth intro.
 
A Japanese teacher talks in Japanese. As a teacher, I try to speak in not too difficult but not too easy Japanese. Topics will be something interesting or fun, not like boring textbooks. 日本語を勉強している外国人のための日本語トーク!日本語教師の友が、難しすぎない簡単すぎない、ちょうどいい日本語で話します。 Any levels of Japanese learners are welcome to this radio. Each title has a number from N1 to N5, which shows JLPT level. タイトルにN1〜N5の数字があります。JLPTのレベルです。 意見、感想、トピックのリクエストetc. lets_talk_in_japanese@ruby-s.net https://twitter.com/L_T_I_J https://www. ...
 
We're an American couple who has been living in Japan since 2007. Kisstopher (she/her) is a mental health therapist. Chad (he/him) is a writer. We talk about most everything in our lives, from being disabled / chronically ill to money to friends, and the role that Japan plays in them. Mostly, we want to entertain you, even though we sometimes talk about heavier topics.
 
KoreKara is a highly anticipated podcast about Japanese culture and living in Japan. Join Eric and Raza as we go deep into topics such as learning Japanese, Japanese media, Japanese food, and a lot more. Come listen to our experiences as well as those of Japanese people and Foreigners living in Japan. New episodes every other Wednesday. Check out our YouTube for video versions of the podcast!
 
The Japan Memo is a monthly podcast series that unpacks why Japan matters in today’s regional and global geopolitical landscape. In each episode, the co-hosts, Robert Ward and Yuka Koshino of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Japan Chair Programme, will bring in strategists, experts and practitioners from around the world to examine how Japan is using its diplomatic, economic and military tools to achieve its strategic goals, and what lessons it offers to other countri ...
 
Independent filmmaker Chris Broad brings you his multi-award winning YouTube channel Abroad In Japan in podcast form. Aided by broadcaster Pete Donaldson, they bring you a taste of life in the most unique country in the world, from great cuisine to capsule hotels, current events and tips on how to spend your time there.
 
There is so much more to Japan than Samurai and Sushi! Join hosts Noel and Mike as they chat to Olympians, Paralympians, Sumo Wrestlers, Historians and more to discover the most fascinating, surprising and untold stories from the world of Japanese Sport. The perfect podcast for Japan-fans, sports-fans and just about everyone in between. Web: JapanSportStories.comTwitter: @JSStories
 
This podcast seeks to challenge the commonly held assumptions about Japan as harmonious, homogeneous, and traditional by recasting its history as a history of conflict and change, as the history of class struggles, from anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist, anti-colonial, and intersectional perspectives.
 
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Jeff Crawford provided great insight into the tech and digital marketing industry from his experience as a programmer in Silicon Valley to becoming the co-founder of Zo Digital Japan. Mr. Crawford originally worked in Silicon Valley for 16 years working in famous companies including Apple and Microsoft. Living in San Francisco, he became familiar w…
 
Got Faded Japan ep 613 Yumi Nagashima is a brilliantly talented and explosively funny stand-up comedian, her charming personality, wit and comedic perspective crushes every audience like Godzilla slam dancing to old-school SLAYER. If you ever have the opportunity to see her live, do it and cancel the rest of your week cuz you’ll soon after be in th…
 
This week we discuss the growing worldwide popularity of Matcha powder and how the industry in Japan is adapting to meet demand. Word of the Week: 親ガチャ (oyagacha) This episode was recorded on September 17th 2021 in Akasaka, Tokyo. Join the discussion over on www.facebook.com/thisweekinjapan Also, check out our "Japan Go!" YouTube Channel at youtube…
 
We spoke about Allison getting her first instrument. There was dialogue about what went on between Veils of Winter and Silence/Motion.Can you tell me about getting your first instrument? We spoke about using Dylan White to record the album. It was recorded Summer 2020. Allison spoke about bringing in Erika Osterhout in as a live guitarist. We spoke…
 
This week, we're beginning a four-part retrospective on the rise and fall of Japan's most successful postwar opposition party: The Democratic Party of Japan, or DPJ. This week: how did two veterans of the tumultuous politics of the early 1990s come together to found this scrappy little party, and what forces led to the DPJ becoming the largest of J…
 
Ollie's going to eat both of those pizzas by himself, but HEY, it's his birthday. Bobby looks at the river cruise unions ALLS-WELL-THAT-ENDS-WELL philosophy. Topics discussed on this episode range from: The "rulebook for integration" in Japan, and why it's never been properly translated. The actual rulebooks that are actually made in an attempt to …
 
CW: Suicide. Homuda Wake is dead. As we transition to a new reign, we'll give an overview of what has happened and the changes in the archipelago, and try to add some perspective in regards to the story of the succession that followed Homuda Wake's death. Finally, we'll end with a brief note about the shrine connected with this episode, an UNESCO W…
 
K: So lately, I’ve been thinking about it’s been a while since we’ve done a What’s Going on With Us. And we’ve had our second shot, and I feel like that’s a major turning point for most people in their lives, but not for us. C: So you’ve been thinking about us and how special we are. K: Yeah, and how we need let all our beautiful Musick Notes know …
 
On this episode of the Japan Station podcast, Kaitly Ugoretz of the YouTube channel Eat Pray Anime discusses the allure and eclectic spirituality of Marie Kondo, as well as online Shinto communities. About Kaitlyn Ugoretz Kaitlyn Ugoretz is a Phd candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her primary area of research is online religi…
 
A misemono is like a carnival, museum, zoo, and freak show all rolled into one. Here you could see exotic animals, buy cure-all medicines, and check out mermaid mummies among many, many other thrills. Visit the Uncanny Japan website to read the show notes and transcript. Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other show is The Soothing Storie…
 
It is coming up to Burke's 20th year of living in Japan. That's almost half of his life, and for me, I have just passed the 14 year mark, so we thought that it would be the perfect time to talk about the main reasons that have kept us in Japan for such a long time. I'm not going to give away the biggest reasons for staying in Japan long term, so pl…
 
At the center of everything we do is the customer relationship. Additionally, like planets revolving around the sun, there are five stages of the sales cycle revolving around the customer relationship, which we must pass through in order to make the sale. In a way, this is our roadmap for when we are talking to the buyer. If we want to make a sale …
 
This is the J & Trey Happy Hour, where Jeff and Trevor babble on about the latest Japan-related news storiesーor anything at all whatsoever. This week, along with casually learning how Jeff accidentally broke Trevor-Kohai’s back some years prior, we get to hear Miho read a vending machine love letter, explore Osaka's Bear Paw Cafe, delve into the Ro…
 
In Japan, basically everybody knows their blood type. And they'll even assign certain personality traits to having certain blood types. What's the difference of Japan and America regarding blood type? Is it similar to horoscopes? Join Chie and Ty as we explore this topic (and also side track and rant about the food we've been making recently). Get …
 
If you were in Japan back in February, when the Pfizer vaccine was first approved, you’ll remember the frustratingly slow pace of the vaccine rollout, as many other countries around the world ramped up their vaccine programs at speed. The slow pace continued through to the start of summer, but in August Japan distributed its 100 millionth dose of v…
 
On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: Why do hands come out of the toilet in Japan? Topics Discussed Japanese stories/legends/folklore/urban legends (toshi densetsu) involving hands, toilets and hands coming out of toilets The hand in the bathroom/toilet from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask The story of Akai Kami Aoi Kami (Red Paper, Blue Pap…
 
Maiko Masquerade: Crafting Geisha Girlhood in Japan (University of California Press, 2021) explores Japanese representations of the maiko, or apprentice geisha, in films, manga, and other popular media as an icon of exemplary girlhood. Dr. Jan Bardsley traces how the maiko, long stigmatized as a victim of sexual exploitation, emerges in the 2000s a…
 
Kota sits down with a Palestinian-Japanese journalist Shigenobu May to talk about Palestine. May is the daughter of Shigenobu Fusako, a former member of the Japanese Red Army and a political prisoner in Japan. She is currently based in Lebanon, and since Lebanon is a country underdeveloped by imperialism, the availability of electricity and interne…
 
This week we talked to the Doth, who is known for passing the JLPT N1 with a near perfect score of 160/180 in just 438 days! Doth Links: ► Interview on KanjiEater's Podcast: https://youtu.be/C_tdVg61BJM ► Reddit Post Detailing Study Method: https://bit.ly/3jbyZJL $10 free italki credits (after first lesson) → https://go.italki.com/korekara Our Link…
 
In this episode, Robert Ward and Yuka Koshino are joined by Dr Sanjaya Baru, a Distinguished Fellow at the United Service Institution of India where he conducts research on India's economic and strategic relations with Asia and the strategic imperatives of Indian economic policy. From 2004–2008, he was media adviser to former prime minister Manmoha…
 
The world's focus is now on the Paralympic games - with many nations having the most hours of coverage that they've ever had, it's easy to forget that it wasn't always that way. Host Noel Thatcher often recounts the story of his triumphant return to London after his first Paralympics Gold and being met with an indifferent UK who weren't interested …
 
Disrupting Japan turns seven years old this week!Unfortunately, because of current conditions in Japan, we won't be able to sit down over a beer and talk about startups live as we usually do.Today, I'd like to share a story in three acts. We'll talk about the podcasting industry, what Disrupting Japan really is, and the likely future of Japanese st…
 
From riots, to an assassination, to a war with an airport, this week we talk about how Japan has fought back throughout history. Make sure you leave us a comment and tell us what you think! You can also suggest topics for us to discuss. We're always happy to hear from you guys! Check out our sponsors! STAPLETON 英会話: https://stapleton.me/ Online cla…
 
We continue today with our exploration of tattooing in Japan. Looking this time at the kinds of animal one might see as well as the meaning behing them. And from Heather today, we have a Japanese phrase. ~~ Review us over on: Podchaser. Check out our growing database on Japanese History over at historyofjapan.co.uk Twitter: @japanarchives Instagram…
 
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