Just Japan Podcast
Just Japan Podcast 74: Judo in Japan

In Episode 74 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to Robby Jones, an American living and working in Japan about Judo. Robby began training in America while in universiaty and continued his Judo training in Chiba and Iwate here in Japan. He talks about the culture surrounding Judo in Japan as well as the differences one can expect between training in America versus training in Japan. 

Also in this episode, the Just Japan Podcast "mailbag" returns! Kevin answers listener questions about Japan. 

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Direct download: JustjapanPodcast74JudoInJapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Just Japan Podcast 73: Typhoons

In Episode 73 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks about typhoons in Japan. Some of this episode was actually recorded outside during Typhoon Nangka which hit parts of Japan earlier this week. Kevin also chats with long-term expat and friend of the show, Pee Jay about living in Japan during typhoon season. If you plan to live in Japan at some point, you will have to deal with typhoons. 

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast73Typhoons.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:17am EST

Just Japan Podcast 72: Texan in Tokyo

In Episode 72 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea interviews comic artist Grace Mineta. Grace is a writer, cartoonist and video blogger living in Japan. She hails from the United States and has self-published three books of her cartoons and has the extremely popular YouTube channel "Texan in Tokyo" where she makes videos about life in Japan with her husband Ryosuke.  We talk about why she came to Japan, her comics, her writing and what it's like to be in an international marriage. Another great episode of the Just Japan Podcast to get you excited about Japan!

 

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast72TexanInTokyo.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:26am EST

Just Japan Podcast 71: Going to the Dentist

In Episode 71 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks with expats Andrew Higgins (HigginsInJapan on YouTube) and Jim Mullins (Mully's Place Podcast) about their experiences with dentists here in Japan. Many describe the "dental care experience" here in Japan as quite a bit different than in other countries. You'll hear all about how it can be a great experience and how it might be a little frightening. 

In this episode Kevin also talks about the Japanese Star Festival known as "Tanabata."

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast71GoingToTheDentist.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:02am EST

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