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Just Japan Podcast 86: Halloween in Japan

Episode 86 of the Just Japan Podcast is all about Halloween. Kevin talks a little bit about the evolution of the Halloween celebration in Japan and we get to hear some spooky tales by "Brother Grimm" Eric Drummond. Eric is a mentalist, performer and parapsycologist based out of Japan.

Happy Halloween to all of the amazing Just Japan Podcast listeners out there!


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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast86HalloweenInJapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:23pm EST

Just Japan Podcast 85: Self-Publishing and Promotion

In Episode 85 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks with Japan-based writer Baye McNeil. A returning guest, Baye is a Japan Times columnist and author of " Hi! My Name is Loco and I am a Racist" and "Loco in Yokohama." Baye talks about making the transition from blogger to novelist as well as self-publishing and promoting your written work. How do you get your book out there and how do you build an audience? Baye also talks about the Japan Writer's Coference. He will be conducting a workshop at the conference on October 24th, 2015 right here in Kobe, Japan.

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast85-SelfPublishingAndPromotion.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:42am EST

Just Japan Podcast 84: Fall in Japan

In Episode 84 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with two long-term expats living in Japan. Pee Jay and Scott join the podcast to talk about Fall in Japan. They chat about the seasonal changes, fashion, seasonal food and beverages, momiji as well as Halloween. They also answer listener questions in the "Mail Bag" portion of the show. Do Japanese people like sweets as much as Westerners? Is it acceptable to consume alcohol in public?

The two winners of the Just Japan Podcast/napaJapan.com snack food contest are announced as well.

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast84FallInJapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:11am EST

Just Japan Podcast 83: Snacks, Snacks, Snacks

In Episode 83 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Jason from napanjapan.com about Japanese snacks. Japan is known for its amazing selection of wonderful and sometimes strange snack foods and flavors. Tomato sauce and spaghetti ice cream, sweet bean Pepsi and Eggs Benedict potato chips...all realities in Japan! No one knows more about snacks in Japan than Jason, a Canadian based out of Hokkaido who provides snacks to people all around the world via his online store, NapaJapan.

Kevin and Jason also announce a Just Japan Podcast/NapaJapan free snack pack giveaway contest!


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Direct download: JustjJapanPodcast83SnacksSnacksSnacks.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EST

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