Just Japan Podcast
Just Japan Podcast 54: Life in Hokkaido

In Episode 54 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea speaks to Jason "aka J-San" of NapaJapan.com. Jason is a Canadian who lives and works in the most northern prefecture and island in Japan, Hokkaido. Jason talks about some of the employment opporunites in the city of Sapporo where he lives. Jason also talks about the weather, lifestyle and differences between life in Hokkaido versus other parts of Japan. Jason talks about NapaJapan.com, a service that allows you to purchase Japanese snacks and treats from anywhere in the world. 

Kevin announces the FIRST ever Just Japan Podcast contest! You can win one of 3 Japanese snack packs from Napajapan.com simply by leaving a review and rating on iTunes or Stitcher! Listen to this episode for more details. 

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Direct download: Just_Japan_Podcast_54_Life_In_Hokkaido.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:06am EST

Just Japan Podcast 53: Rachel and Jun and YouTube

In Episode 53 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to Japan-based YouTube content creators, Rachel and Jun. In just a few years Rachel and Jun have watched their YouTube channel grow fom its humble beginnings to having more than 300,000 subscribers. On this week's episode we talk about vlogging on YouTube, Rachel and Jun's channel, how it began to take off and what it's like to be in an international relationship in Japan. Rachel also gives some great tips to aspiring bloggers and vloggers who hope to make themselves noticed online! Hint...become part of the vlogging community!

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Direct download: Just_Japan_Podcast_53_Rachel_and_Jun_and_YouTube_.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:28am EST

Just Japan Podcast 52: Not So Common Questions About Japan

In Episode 52 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to returning guests PeeJay and Mully about a wide variety of "Japan topics."  We asked Just Japan Podcast listeners (you guys) to send us questions and you did! We talk about topics such as medication in Japan, unfriendly foreigners, old technolgy, gyms and health clubs, food, geocaching, cycling in Japan and more.

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast52NotSOCommonQuestionsAboutJapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:29am EST

Just Japan Podcast 51: Being a Foreign Woman in Japan

In Episode 51 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to returning guest Jenny Silver about her experiences as a Western woman living and working in Japan. Do the challenges foreign women working in Japan differ from their male counterparts? What opportunities do foreign women working in Japan have and what can they do to prepare themselves for working in such a different culture? In this episode of the podcast, Jenny and Kevin discuss Valentine's Day in Japan. Kevin also talks about the tragic murder of well-known freelance journalist Kenji Goto, Setsubun in Japan and his recent interview on the "Kind of Epic Show" podcast.

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast51BeingaForeignWomanInJapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:49am EST

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