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Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from Japan—strange superstitions, folklore and folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
 
Every episode someone stops by Japan Station to talk about their connections to and interest in the fascinating place that is Japan. Host Tony Vega and his guests talk about things like Japanese pop culture, history, anime, manga, movies, music, video games, 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 with bonus episodes occasionally being released on the 15th. ...
 
Adventure, hidden secrets, cultural discovery, as well as how to get to, and enjoy Japan from near or far. A podcast for everyone. Weekly podcast-exclusive topics, as well as going in-depth on topics covered on the Tokyo Lens YouTube Channel (YouTube.com/TokyoLens). !!!WARNING!!! This podcast is a 100% unfiltered, nearly-unedited, rable-a-thon where we get distracted, go off topic, and just enjoy a great time getting lost in thought together! You've been warned (^_-) Welcome to the Tokyo Len ...
 
This is not your run-of-the-mill "Cool Japan" podcast. I want to explore the side of Japan outside of sushi & sumo ; anime & video games. People from all walks of life living in Japan sharing their stories, their trials and tribulations and their successes. People who are hungry for making it and People who have made it. This podcast is about my conversations with them.
 
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.
 
Each week on “Kowabana: ‘True’ Japanese scary stories from around the internet,” horror author and translator Tara A. Devlin presents a selection of Japanese horror, creepypastas and urban legends translated from the deepest, darkest parts of the web. Creepy ghosts and vengeful onryo, cursed technology and haunted shrines. Discover horror like only Japan knows how to deliver. Brand new and exclusive stories translated each week. Find out more at http://www.kowabana.net/
 
What is Japanese food? Sushi? Ramen? Kaiseki? What about Izakaya? What exactly are they? Akiko Katayama, a Japanese native, New York-based food writer and director of the New York Japanese Culinary Academy, will tell you all about the real Japanese food and food culture. Her guests will range from a sake producer whose family has centuries of sake-making history, to a great American chef who pushes the envelope of Japanese cuisine. Japanese cuisine is demystified here!
 
Join Dave LaGreca and his rotating co-host chair that features two WWE Hall of Famers in Bully Ray and Mark Henry and ECW Original Tommy Dreamer for the best pro wrestling talk on radio. From the WWE to Ring of Honor to New Japan Pro Wrestling and the independent scene, Busted Open covers pro-wrestling like no one else in the world! Listen to the full show Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern on SiriusXM Fight Nation channel 156 or On Demand anytime on the SiriusXM app.
 
THE Leadership Japan Series is powered with great content from the accumulated wisdom of 100 plus years of Dale Carnegie Training. The Series is hosted in Tokyo by Dr. Greg Story, President of Dale Carnegie Training Japan and is for those highly motivated students of leadership, who want to the best in their business field.
 
Hello, my name is Amao. I have started this program for people who love Japan and are studying Japanese language. I will talk about the real Japan that cannot be known from TV, magazines and the internet. For this program, I will speak in Japanese as simply as possible. Japanese listening practice for intermediate learners, N4 to N3 level. Please listen to the AmaoJapan!
 
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.
 
This is your spot for learning about starting or growing your Japan related business or side hustle. Interviews and conversations with Japan related entrepreneurs and small business owners, both in Japan and globally, provide education and entertainment in each episode. On the podcast I have solo episodes and also talk with successful entrepreneurs connected to Japan (what I call "Japanpreneurs") that motivate and inspire you to take the next step in creating your own version of success. Som ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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This is the J & Trey Happy Hour, where Jeff and Trevor babble on about the latest Japan-related news, or anything at all whatsoever. This week, we share recent updates in the Callem saga, the Japanese ultranationalist from New Zealand, discuss bounded rationality (限定合理性), recount a tale of attempted family suicde (一家心中) outlined in Paul Murphy’s Tr…
 
Got Faded Japan ep 568 In this explosively delicious episode, Johnny meets up with Tokyo’s beer brewing duo; Daniel and Matthew, who breakdown their brewing wizardry at their craft beer wonderland, SAKAMICHI BREWING!Pump up the volume, open a tab and get all the info you need on how to start a business in Japan, run a microbrewery and of course the…
 
Japan says goodbye to the financially expensive mascot contest - but *how* will we get cool new mascots now? Thanks so much for getting in touch and making these shows what they are - send us a message as abroadinjapanpodcast@gmail.com and do review us on Apple Podcasts - it makes a heck of a difference! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-ou…
 
Today on the Small Business Japan Podcast I talk with Matt Alt about how he built a business in Japan around the lifestyle he and his wife wanted to lead and did it in the translation and content creation industry from within the pop culture creation machine. A native of Washington, D.C., Matthew has been working as a professional translator and fr…
 
This time we get deep into idol culture, hikikomori, and the types of jobs you can get in Japan along with my personal insight and opinion as always. ========== Related links: Episode 139 Youtube Video: https://youtu.be/R59ZCLiOPJg The Japanese Employment System and Contract Types https://kimi.wiki/work/japanese-employment-system Japan’s Lost Gener…
 
This episode we will go through the first nine legendary sovereigns. Having covered Iware Biko, aka Jimmu, in the last several episodes, the following eight sovereigns are likely completely fictional--possibly famous names in the stories of Yamato, they appear to have been placed here specifically to pad out the royal lineage and make it seem longe…
 
Before jumping straight into the slides to build your presentation, identify your likely audience. How knowledgeable are the attendees on the subject matter? Are you facing a room full of experts or are they amateurs or a mixture of both? What are the age ranges and the gender mix? Next, consider what is the purpose of the speech? Are you there to …
 
On this episode of the Japan Station podcast, we're talking about creepy apartments and Japanese ghosts with Japanese folklore expert, writer, and translator Zack Davisson. About Zack Davisson Zack Davisson is an award-winning translator, writer, and lecturer whose work focuses primarily on Japanese folklore. Davisson has written extensively about …
 
K: So, lately I’ve been thinking about how the podcast – our podcast, this podcast, the Musicks in Japan – is nothing like I thought it was going to be. Like, when we first set out, at all. C: When we first set out, you were like “it’s going to be that movie Dark City but in podcast form.” K: (laughs) C: You know the one with the people who move ti…
 
Yuurei are Japanese ghosts and they come in quite a few varieties, from the protecting shugorei to the vengeful and very dangerous onryou. Kahada Koheiji is an example of a male onryou. You can also find me on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/UncannyJapan Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uncannyjapan/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thersamatsuura …
 
Key Competencies Needed To Lead Others (Part Two) In Part One we looked at two broad categories of leadership competences around being Self-Aware and having Accountability. In this next tranche, we will look at being Others-Focused and at being Strategic. Others-Focused has many sub-points, but today we will investigate five key aspects Inspiring T…
 
On the third installment of my chats with other Japan-based podcasters, I step into Japanese myths and fables that are explained by Thersa, a fiction writer and long time Japan resident, who created Uncanny Japan Podcast. While doing research for her own publications, she has stumbled upon many cultural oddities and folklore that displays the rich,…
 
News editor Joel Tansey discusses the impact of Naomi Osaka’s support for the Black Lives Matter movement both in the U.S. and Japan, and what a new wave of activism in sports might mean for next summer's Tokyo Olympics. Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Democrats Abroad Japan, a volunteer organization that helps Americans overseas register to …
 
On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: Why do students in Hamamatsu City have to wear white underwear? Topics Discussed School rules concerning the color of a student's underwear The story of one student who ended up having to go bra-less after it was found that she was not wearing white underwear during a school trip Some of the reasons given fo…
 
Been thinking about moving out of Tokyo lately... Perhaps its been all the camping (which we cover in great detail in this episode) or perhaps its just the appeal of a new lifestyle and adventure. Oh... This episode is mostly about Camping in Japan because.... it's awesome! Welcome to another episode of the Tokyo Lens Podcast by Norm Nakamura. Patr…
 
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