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Just Japan Podcast 125: Candy Contest and Parenting in Japan

In Episode 125 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning guest Jason from napajapan.com. Jason, a Canadian long-term resident of Japan talks about raising bi-lingual children in an international family. He and his family live in Hokkaido. How did his children learn to speak English in a pre-Netflix, Hulu and Amazon TV world? What resources did he use to help expose his kids to English while living in a Japanese environment?

Kevin and Jason also talk about an amazing FREE JAPANESE SNACK CONTEST! You can win two prize packs of Japanese treats from napanjapan.com (contest ends Sept. 30th, 2016). --- listen for details!

 

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast125CandyContestAndParentingInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:13am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 124: Raising Bilingual Kids (With the ALT Insider)

In Episode 124 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning guest James Winovich. James is the man behind the ALT Insider website and podcast. When not working hard to produce a great podcast and content for English teachers in Japan, James is working hard as a parent. A very common point of thought, study and discussion amongst parents in international families is how to raise your children to be bilingual. This is always a challenge and the Just Japan Podcast loves to bring you different perspectives. Listen to James and Kevin chat about raising bilingual kids and about his website and new Japan resume service!


Kevin also talks about the Just Japan Podcast appearing on iHeartRADIO, the upoming BIG new SECOND PODCAST all about tech, news, fun, retro stuff and weirdness!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast124RaisingBilingualKids.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 123: Questions About Japan

In Episode 123 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea flies solo answering your questions about Japan. Kevin discusses the challenges of raising children in an international family, things he would miss about Japan he would mis if he left, Japanese food he likes, etc. Kevin also talks about a new (second) podcast on the horizon and the upcoming December 2016 Just Japan Podcast/Mully's Place Podcast live event and meet up in Kobe!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast123QuestionsAboutJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:09am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 122: Disrupting Japan

In Episode 122 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with long-term expat and entrepreneur Tim Romero. An experienced business person in Japan, Tim is also the host of the "Disrupting Japan" podcast. His podcast is all about the startup culture in Japan, creating businesses and interviewing those who are active members of Japan's startup business culture. Tim offers a unique glimpse into creating a business in Japan.

At the end of this week's episode there is also a "bonus" audio piece. Listen to a story by Kevin from his "BusanKevin" YouTube channel from 2010! -- Retro Time! Wait til the VERY end...

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast122-DisruptingJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47pm EDT

Just Japan Podcast (Summer Bonus Pod): How I Make the Show

In a special bonus summer episode of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks about what goes into making an episode of the podcast. How is it recorded, edited and uploaded to the Internet and how is it produced? What's the process for finding and interviewing guests? There's a lot of work to get each episode up on places like iTunes, Stitcher Radio and Sound Cloud, but it's all done as a labour of love!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcastSummerBonus.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 121: Entertaining Yourself Then and Now

In Episode 121 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea welcomes back regular guests Mully and Pee Jay. Mully and Pee Jay are both long-term expat residents of Japan who arrived here in the early 1990's. What did they do for entertainment in the days before the Internet was around? How did they make friends before there was social networking? Were there English TV shows on Japanese stations? How does the entertainment and social landscape look today as compared to when they first landed in Japan?

Pee Jay and Mully also give some advice to people thinking of coming to Japan for the first time.

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast121EntertainingYourselfThenAndNow.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:14am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 120: Retro TV and Japan Stuff!

In Episode 120 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning and frequent guest Mully of the Mully's Place Podcast. They take a stroll down memory lane and chat about their favorite TV shows of the 1970's and 80's. They also talk about Japan stuff! Kevin and Jim talk about Japanese food, travel in Japan and Jim's podcast.

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast120-RetroTVandJapanStuff.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:09am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 119: Japan and the Rio Games

In Episode 119 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks with Brett Larner of the Japan Running News. With the Rio Summer Olympics kicking off this week, Kevin gets the analysis of the Japanese Athletics team (specifically runners) from Brett. Brett is the "go to guy" when it comes to expertise in the running world in Japan in English. Brett talks a little bit about his site, "Japan Running News" as well as the Japanese athletes to watch out for in Rio. We briefly touch on the Russian doping scandal and talk about what to expect this summer in Rio!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast119JapanAndRioGames.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:12am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 118: PokemonGO in Japan

PokemonGO is in Japan! In Episode 118 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea brings Andrew Higgins back on the podcast to talk about PokemonGo in Japan. When they last talked, the game was in many countries, but not Japan (much to the frustration of both Japanese people and foreigners in Japan). Now it's here! Listen to Andrew and Kevin chat about the game a few days after it dropped!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast118PokemonGoinJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:06am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 117: Hanshin Tigers

In Episode 117 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea speaks with Trevor Raichura, the person behind thehanshintigers.com. His site is the most exhaustive English-language place to learn about the famed Japanese baseball team, follow the most recent news and learn about the players. Trevor even has a podcast about Hanshin Tigers news. Find out what got Trevor interested in Japanese baseball, the Hanshin Tigers and what motivated him to create this amazing website!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast117HanshinTigers.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:10pm EDT