Just Japan Podcast
Just Japan Podcast 138: Japan 2016 - Year in Review

In Episode 138 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea looks at some of the biggest news stories of 2016 in Japan. He also talks about some new plans and ideas for the Just Japan Podcast heading into 2017.

Have a happy, healthy and safe New Year everyone and thenk you for listening to the podcast!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast138YearInReview2016.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:28am EST

Just Japan Podcast: Holiday Bonus - BBC Interview

In this holiday 2016 bonus episode, host Kevin O'Shea talks about his recent interview on BBC Radio 5 Live. Kevin was interviewed on Christmas Day about some aspects of Christmas in Japan such as people eating Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) for Christmas/Christmas eve dinner. Listen to the interview!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcastHolidayBonus2016.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:43am EST

Just Japan Podcast 137: Christmas and bi-cultural families

Merry Christmas! In episode 137 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning guests Brian and Jason about celebrating Christmas in Japan. Tonight's panelists have bi-cultural families so Kevin wanted to know about how they celebrate Christmas in Japan with their families. Was Christmas a big event when they were growing up in Canada and America? How did they celebrate the holiday when their children were younger and now? They also talk about Japan in general at Christmas, KFC at Christmas and many other things!

Merry Christmas from the Just Japan Podcast everyone! You are all awesome!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast137ChristmasAndBiCulturalFamilies.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:55am EST

Just Japan Podcast 136: Radio DJ in Japan

In Episode 136 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with radio DJ and podcaster Matt Medix. Matt was a successful Internet radio DJ in the United States when a Japanese terrestrial station recruited him and brought him to Japan. He has worked both as a successful radio DJ and as a member of the game development industry here in Japan. Matt has done a lot of exciting things in this country and you're going to love his story! He is also the host of the Rest Radio Show Podcast!

Kevin also talks about the Japan Podtacular podcast meet up on December 28th and answers your "Japan Questions" in the mail bag section of the show!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast136radioDJinJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17am EST

Just Japan Podcast 135: Foreign Journalist in Japan

In Episode 135 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks with CBC journalist Adam Walsh. Adam is a reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and is now spending time in Tokyo working with the NHK World. NHK World is the English language branch of Japan's national broadcaster NHK. Adam talks about how he became a journalist in Canada as well as his journey here to Japan. We talk work, cultural differences, food and travel. You'll definitely find this a fascinating discussion!


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Direct download: JJP135ForeignJournalistInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:42am EST

Just Japan Podcast 134: Shootin the Breeze

In Episode 134 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with friend of the show Jim Mullins (Mully's Place Podcast). They catch up on what's happening with Jim and his wife Tomoko. They chat about the Christmas season here in Japan as well as the upcoming Japan Podtacular podcast meet up on December 28th, here in Kobe, Japan.

Japan Podtacular meet:
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Direct download: JJP134ShootinTheBreeze.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:15am EST

Just Japan Podcast 133: Marathon Madness

In Episode 133 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea flies solo. He talks about this past weekend's Kobe Marathon and how he wasn't able to participate due to an injury. After 3 plus years away from running, Kevin hoped to make this year's Kobe Marathon his 11th full marathon. Things weren't in the cards and a few weeks before the big day he had a knee injury that would sideline him. You get to hear the sounds of the marathon as Kevin cheered runners on near the finish line and of course recorded it!

Even if you aren't interested in running, you'll enjoy this interesting aspect of life for many in Japan!

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Direct download: JJP133MarathonMadness.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11am EST

Just Japan Podcast 132: runAway Japan

In Episode 132 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks with Dean Newcombe. Dean is the person behind the exciting adventure TV show, "runAway Japan." "How far would you go to discover the soul of Japan?" is the tagline for this unique take on Japan. Dean and his cast mates make their way around Japan using only human power. Watch them run, cycle, kayak, climb and power their way around Japan in a grueling and challenging way. They push themselves and explore the culture and beauty of Japan.

Dean talks about his background in Japan as well as charity work he has done in the past. He also explains the evolution of "runAway Japan" as well as it's future.

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast132-runAwayJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:51am EST

Just Japan Podcast 131: Studying Abroad in Japan

In Episode 131 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea speaks with Christoph, an exchange student at Kobe University from Germany. This is Christoph's 8th time in Japan. He has traveled to Japan, worked in Japan and is now a Graduate student here in Kobe. Christoph talks about his experiences here, how you can study abroad in Japan as well as the ups and downs of life in this country. How should you prepare to come to Japan? What are some of the best parts of the country?


Learn more about Kevin's second podcast, the "All Over the Place Podcast."
http://allovertheplacepodcast.com

Just Japan Podcast:
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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast131StudyingAbroadInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:53am EST

Just Japan Podcast 130: Halloween Spooktacular 2016

In Episode 130 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks HALLOWEEN with guests Andrew, Mully and Marcus. In the 3rd Just Japan Podcast Halloween Spooktacular, Kevin and guests talk about their childhood Halloween memories in their own countries. What was Halloween like in Canada, America, Singapore and the U.K.? What is Halloween like in Japan? The guys also talk about their top Halloween movie and TV show picks!

Happy Halloween from the Just Japan Podcast!

Kevin also talks about the Just Japan Podcast Fall merchandise campaign which ends November 7th, 2016. Get black and white short-sleeved t-shirts, women's tees, long-sleeved tees, hoodies and coffee mugs! Sizes Small-5XL.

https://teespring.com/justjapanpodcastfall2016


Learn more about Kevin's second podcast, the "All Over the Place Podcast."
http://allovertheplacepodcast.com

Just Japan Podcast:
Shownotes/Website: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
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Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast130HalloweenSpooktacular2016.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:26am EST