Just Japan Podcast

In Episode 168 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Dan from the JA Dan (Dan in Japan) YouTube channel. They talk about making the move to Japan, life in the Akashi and Kobe area, starting and maintaining a YouTube channel and a lot more. Dan made the move from the U.K. about a year and a half ago and shares his fun perspectives and experiences on his YouTube channel. Learn more about this content creator on this week's episode.

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast168FromTheUKtoJapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:34pm EST

In Episode 167 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Tokyo-based writer Craig Atkinson about writing in Japan. Craig talks about his background as a writer as well as the new zine he is producing and distributing in Tokyo and beyond. He discusses his interest in creating a physical piece of work in an era where many writers now only create digitally. Craig talks about the writing process as well as the physical production of his zine. Kevin also talks about the big October holiday he is enjoying, a little about Beijing as well as his upcoming winter trip to the Kansai region of Japan.  

 

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/busankevin
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast167ZinesAndWriting.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:47am EST

We're Back!! In Episode 166 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Tom of the @BeingKansai Twitter account! @BeingKansai is one of the best places to find out what's happening in the Kansai Region of Japan. Concerts, festivals, food, events, photos, etc., are all shared on this great Twitter Feed! Tom and Kevin talk about life in the Kansai as well as where he finds all of the great information he shares.

 


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast166BeingKansai.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

In Episode 165 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea is joined by some of the podcast's biggest supporters and guests. This is a special occasion because it is the last episode to be recorded in Japan for awhile. Kevin and family are moving to Beijing, China. More episodes will come from China (about Japan). Kevin and friends chat about his move, the future of the podcast and coping with summer in Japan.

Thank you for all of your amazing support and follow Kevin on social media to check out his new adventures!

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

All 165 episodes available here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast165SayonnaraParty.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:57am EST

In Episode 164 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning guest Adam Walsh. Adam is a journalist with the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) who has been in Japan for the past few years as part of a partnership with Japan's national broadcaster NHK. Adam also talks about some of his most memorable travel and food experiences he's had while in Japan.

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/

Direct download: JJP164-NewsGuysInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:51am EST

In Episode 163 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks about more than one month of podcast silence! where has he been? What has he ben doing? HINT....Beijing, China might have something to do with it!

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast163MovingOnOut.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13am EST

In this mini-update episode, host Kevin O'Shea talks a little about the lack of regular episodes this month! Have no fear...the Just Japan Podcast is still here!

My new nature photography site:
Bugs of Asia:
https://www.facebook.com/bugsofasia/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast162Mini.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:57am EST

In Episode 161 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Clayton MacIntosh about being an artist and illustrator here in Japan. Clayton came to Japan 5 years ago on the JET Program teaching English in public schools in Japan, but is now focusing on his original career as an illustrator. He has spent time as a Kobe Public Relations Ambassador as well as a productive artist and content creator in Kobe, Japan. Clayton and his wife are about to make their transition back home to Australia and into new careers. Enjoy this fascinating look into the amazing things you can do in Japan!
 
 
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Japan Podcast Network:
 
 
Episodes 1-161 can be found here:
Direct download: JustJapanPodcast161-IllustratorInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:06am EST

In Episode 160 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Dave Williams. Dave is an American living and working in Japan, but he also does something that is quite amazing. When not being a teacher, parent or husband, he is entertaining crowds as a pro/amateur wrestler known as the Half-assed Dragon 適当龍! Dave has a wonderful and very unique story to share with the podcast this week. Learn how he came to Japan and how he became a comedic wrestler and entertainer.


My new nature photography site:
Bugs of Asia:
https://www.facebook.com/bugsofasia/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast160HalfAssedDragon.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:51pm EST

In Episode 159 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with friends of the show, Jim Mullins and Andrew Higgins. Often you read travel tips about how you should behave in Japan. In this podcast, Kevin, Jim and Andrew talk about how you SHOULDN'T behave in Japan! Don't open packages before you pay for them, Don't be loud drunks, Don't be loud on trains, etc. Some good advice from some folks who have been in Japan for a long time!

Kevin's new nature photography site:
Bugs of Asia:
https://www.facebook.com/bugsofasia/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Episodes 1-158 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast159DontDoThatInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:53am EST

In Episode 158 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning guest Sam Ramdani about hitchhiking in Japan. Sam was looking for adventure and decided see what hitchhiking to a travel destination would be like. Sam shares a fun story and some practical hitchhiking advice for travelers out there thinking of trying it! Kevin Also talks about moving to China, food allergies and other things.

Contest details in the show notes!
http://justjapanstuff.com


My new nature photography site:
Bugs of Asia:
https://www.facebook.com/bugsofasia/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Episodes 1-157 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast158HitchhikingInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08am EST

In Episode 157 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with John Gunning from InsideSportJapan.com. InsideSportJapan is an exciting new site covering the sports scene in Japan in English. Like Sumo? American Football? Rugby? Basketball? ..or other sports in Japan that might not get the coverage they deserve? Well, InsideSportJapan is here to fill that English language sports news void. Learn about the site, the work they do to cover the sports world in Japan and how, you might be able to join their team! You also have a chance to WIN and authentic sumo wrestler handprint in an InsideSportJapan/Just Japan Podcast collaborative contest!

Contest details in the show notes!
http://justjapanstuff.com


My new nature photography site:
Bugs of Asia:
https://www.facebook.com/bugsofasia/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Episodes 1-156 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast157InsideSportJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:55am EST

In Episode 156 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Felicity Tillack from wherenextjapan.com. Felicity is an Australian photographer, content creator and teacher who just finished a 6 month stint working in a Buddhist temple on Mount Koya (Koyasan) in Japan. She talks about her incredible experiences working in a kitchen at a temple, the interesting people she met and how challenging it was. Felicity also talks about wherenextjapan.com, a great place to go to get some amazing Japan content!

 

My new nature photography site:
Bugs of Asia:
https://www.facebook.com/bugsofasia/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Episodes 1-155 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast156WorkingInATemple.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am EST

In Episode 155 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea is joined by friends of the show, Andrew Higgins from the "Higgins in Japan" YouTube channel and Jason from NapaJapan.com. They talk about the Great Japanese Potato chip Shortage, North Korea acting like poop-heads, Andrew's recent move and other topics. Kevin also announces that he'll be leaving Japan with his family later this year for new adventures in China! Have no fear, the Just Japan Podcast will keep going!


Check out Just Japan Bites on Anchor!
https://anchor.fm/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Episodes 1-154 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast155WhatTheHeckJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:25am EST

In Episode 154 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Justin of the Kansai Culture Blog. Justin has created a blog that looks at events around the Kansai region of Japan as well as various aspects of Japanese culture and history. This blog digs much deeper into local Japanese culture than a typical blog. Learn more about a great Japan resource!

Also in the podcast: New school year, Potato chip shortage, Fishisfast.com, Japan Podcast Network...other stuff...


Check out Just Japan Bites on Anchor!
https://anchor.fm/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Episodes 1-153 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast154KansaiCulture.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:05am EST

In Episode 153 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea welcomes Japanese sword expert Paul Martin to the show. If you want to know about swords in Japan, Paul Martin is your guy. He is a respected expert on the topic and can be regularly seen on Japanese and international TV talking about Japanese swords. He also makes regular presentations at the Samurai Museum in Tokyo and many other places throughout the country and world. Learn more about Japanese history, swords and weapons in this episode of the podcast!


The Japanese Sword on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/The.Japanese.Sword/


Check out Just Japan Bites on Anchor!
https://anchor.fm/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com


Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Episodes 1-152 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast153TheJapaneseSword.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:44am EST

In Episode 152 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with fellow Canadian Sam Ramdani. Sam is a teacher living in Kobe, Japan. He is a member of the JET Program and is also a Kobe Public Relations Ambassador. Sam talks about life in Kobe, the JET Program, how he came to Japan and learned Japanese. Sam also talks about what being a volunteer, promoting tourism for the City of Kobe is all about!

Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Episodes 1-151 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast152-LifeInKobeAndJET.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:06am EST

It's "Myth Month" on the Just Japan Podcast! In this episode of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks about some of the myths surrounding the English teaching industry in Japan. Do I have to be an English native speaker to get a teaching job? Do I need a teaching degree? Do I need to speak Japanese? Kevin answers theses questions and more.

Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Episodes 1-151 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast151TeachingMyhts.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:05pm EST

Is teriyaki really the "Taste of Japan"? Can I visit Japan if I don't speak Japanese? Are Japanese women submissive? Host Kevin O'Shea and guest Jim Mullins take on these myths and more in episode 150 of the Just Japan Podcast! Jim and Kevin follow up the popular episode "Myths of Japan". They talk about ones that may have some truth to them and others that are completely NOT TRUE! Kevin also talks about the Japan Podcast Network, podcasters building a podcasting community in Japan. He also talks more about his iLoveJapan project where LISTENERS can take part in an episode!

Japan Podcast Network:
http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/


Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Episodes 1-150 can be found here:
http://justjapan.libsyn.com/

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast150MoreJapanMyths.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38am EST

Why do you love Japan? Do you love Japanese culture, food, history or fashion? Time for the Just Japan Podcast community to get involved in an episode! Host Kevin O'Shea announces a fun listener community project. Record yourself telling us why you love/like Japan and your clip will be added to a "iLoveJapan" episode in the near future! Be part of this fun collaborative podcast project! Kevin also talks about justjapanstuff.com and his work to make it more of a "Japan Everything" hub!

Submissions can be a few minutes long or short and sweet!

Email them: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcastCommunityProjectiLoveJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:01am EST

In Episode 149 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with well-known YouTube Sumo wrestling commentator Jason Harris (Jason's All Sumo Channel). They chat about the 2017 Osaka Sumo Tournament and the first tournament for newly minted Yokozuna Kisenosato. He's the first Japanese born Yokozuna in almost 20 years and its causing a big stir here in Japan. Sumo attendance is up and so is support for the sport. Find out news from the sumo world and some predictions from Jason.

Watch Sumo Here:
Jason's All Sumo Channel
https://www.youtube.com/user/JasonsinJapan

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast149SumoInOsaka.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:04am EST

In Episode 148 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea welcomes friend of the show Jim Mullins to talks about some JAPAN MYTHS! Many folks who have never been to Japan have some preconceived notions of Japan that may not be so true. Cosplay Everywhere! Everything is High Tech! Everything is Clean! Everything is Expensive! Jim and Kevin give some real-life "truths" about Japan in a fun and entertaining way with lots of stories and anecdotes.

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast148JapanMyths.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:46am EST

In Episode 147 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Gordon Heady all about Japanese sake. Sake, known also Nihonshu, is an iconic alcohol that many think of when talking about Japanese food and drink culture. Gordon is someone who knows a great deal about sake culture, history and the making of the brew! Gordon has spent several years working in Japanese sake breweries and he enjoys sharing his knowledge on Twitter and in a future book. Learn a thing or two about sake and then go out and find some in your local liquor shop or supermarket!


Kevin also talks about the Spring 2017 Just Japan Podcast merchandise campaign!

https://teespring.com/just-japan-podcast-spring-2017

 

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast147JapaneseSake.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:59am EST

In Episode 146 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning guest Andrew Higgins about coaching a sports team in Japan. Many of us have opportunities to coach in or native countries, but not always in a place like Japan. Andrew is both a teacher and a coach at his local junior high school in Japan. Andrew talks about how he first got into coaching and how he has found it rewarding.

Kevin also talks about the Spring 2017 Just Japan Podcast merchandise campaign!

https://teespring.com/just-japan-podcast-spring-2017

 

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast146CoachingInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:10am EST

This special storytelling episode is dedicated to the late and great Stuart McLean. Stuart was one of Canada's greatest storytellers and one of the reasons I started podcasting. I aspire to be like Stuart. I will miss your stories and will honour you by sharing my stories with the world.

This Just Japan Podcast tale is all about eels in a bowl. It leaves shivers down my spine, but hopefully put smiles on your faces!

I will miss you Stuart, Dave and Morley....

 

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcastStories-BowlsOfEel.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:46am EST

Just Japan News: Winter Asia Games, NKorea Sanctions and JustJapanStuff.com News

Just Japan News Podcast covers some of the top news stories come from Japan each week. This week's episode covers stories from February 13-19th, 2017.

 

Winter Asian Games kick off in Sapporo

NKorea sanctions

75th Anniversary of Japanese-American Internment

Anti-bullying software

ASDF Scrambles Reach Record

JustJapanStuff.com Updates (our own "top" news)

 

Just Japan News Podcast:

Home: http://justjapanstuff.com

RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss

Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev

Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanNews6.m4a
Category:news -- posted at: 7:41am EST

Just Japan Podcast 145: Typhoon Hunting and Extreme Weather

In Episode 145 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with typhoon hunter and extreme weather videographer, James Reynolds. James has spent years traveling around Asia filming extreme weather footage. He gets into the middle of typhoons, films erupting volcanoes and gets up to his neck in snow! James is now based in Tokyo and makes his living sharing extreme weather events with organizations such as CNN, the Weather Channel and National Geographic. Listen to his awesome stories and learn more about a fascinating man and a fascinating job!


Kevin also talks about the Spring 2017 Just Japan Podcast merchandise campaign!

https://teespring.com/just-japan-podcast-spring-2017

 

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast145TyphoonHuntingAndExtremeWeather.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:49am EST

Just Japan Podcast 144: Cherry Blossom Parties, Teaching and Music

In Episode 144 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks about some of the exciting changes coming to justjapanstuff.com. It is now being transformed into a great Japan-related content portal with regular posts by several writers about food, culture, work, travel, adventure, language learning, etc. Kevin also answers mail bag questions about music shops in Japan, a possible Just Japan Podcast hanami party (Cherry Blossom viewing party) and breaking into the teaching market in Japan.

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast144CherryBlossomPartiesTeachingAndMusic.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:45am EST

Just Japan News 5: U.S. and Japan Defense Treaty, Trump Travel Ban, Setsubun

Just Japan News Podcast covers some of the top news stories come from Japan each week. This week's episode covers stories from January 29th - February 4th, 2017.

U.S. "Shoulder to Shoulder" with Japan on Defense
2 Million Flu Patients in Japan
Rakuten on Trump Entry Ban
Japanese Airlines Implement Trump Entry Ban
Kisenasato Chucks Beans at Setsubun
Rugby World Cup 2019

 

Just Japan News Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanNews5.m4a
Category:news -- posted at: 4:48am EST

Just Japan Podcast 143: Unexpected Problems

In episode 143 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Scott from the "chillinkansai" YouTube channel. Scott and Kevin talk about some of the very unexpected things that can happen to you if you are an online content creator. Scott talks about a recent copyright battle he had when another podcaster who used his music without permission and Kevin talks about a rather ugly incident he faced on YouTube years ago. Being a content creator is a lot of fun, but occasionally others out there can take the fun out of things!

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast143UnexpectedProblems.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31am EST

Just Japan News 4:  No more TPP, Google Translate and Sumo

Just Japan News Podcast covers some of the top news stories come from Japan each week. This week's episode covers stories from January 22nd-28th 2017.

Trump and Abe on trade relations (no more TPP)
Chinese New Year and Tourism
Kisenosato become yokozuna (Sumo)
Google Translate
X-Band military satellite
No. of foreign workers tops 1 million

 

Just Japan News Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanNews4.m4a
Category:news -- posted at: 7:48am EST

Just Japan Podcast 142: Battling the Winter

In Episode 142 of the podcast, Kevin chats with Andrew (Higgins in Japan on YouTube) and James (altinsider.com) about life during the winter months in Japan. Is it possible to keep warm in this country? How do you keep warm and what do you eat to make you feel comfortable? From winter hacks, apartment heating to comfort food and some plain ole silly talk, learn a thing or two about battling winter in Japan!

Just Japan Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast142BattlingTheWinter.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55pm EST

Just Japan News 3: Abe and Trump, Crime, Cherry Blossoms and Toilets

Just Japan News Podcast covers some of the top news stories come from Japan each week. This week's episode covers stories from January 15th-21st, 2017.

Just Japan News Podcast:
Home: http://justjapanstuff.com
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Direct download: Just_Japan_News-3-_Abe-Trump-Crime-Cherry-Blossoms-and-Toilets.m4a
Category:news -- posted at: 6:32am EST

Just Japan Podcast 141: Beer Tengoku - Craft Beer in japan

In episode 141 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to Rob Bright from beertengoku.com. Beer Tengoku is one of the best sources for English and Japanese news, reviews and interviews about Japanese craft beer and the Japanese craft beer industry. Rob talks about the site, the work that goes into putting it together as well as beer and craft beer in Japan.


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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast141BeerTengoku-CraftBeerInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:33am EST

Just Japan News 2 - Nintendo Switch, Tourism, F35s, Climate Change

Just Japan News covers some of the top news stories come from Japan each week. This week's episode covers stories from January 8th-14th, 2017.

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Direct download: JustJapanNews2nintendoSwitchTourismF35s.m4a
Category:news -- posted at: 7:52am EST

Just Japan Podcast 140: Critical Eats Japan

In Episode 140, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Paul from the Critical Eats YouTube channel. Critical Eats Japan brings you amazing and very regular food review videos from Japan. Snacks, drinks, fast food, traditional meals, weird food and more! Find out more about what goes into food video blogging in Japan. If you want to learn more about cool Japanese snacks, treats and bites to eat, Critical Eats Japan is the place to go!  Kevin and Paul also discuss some different and cool travel and vlog-style videos you can find on the channel as well. 

 

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast140CriticalEatsJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:14am EST

Just Japan News 1: Year of the Rooster Begins

Just Japan News Podcast covers some of the top news stories come from Japan each week. This week's episode covers stories from January 1st-7th, 2017.

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Direct download: JustJapanNews2017-01-07.m4a
Category:news -- posted at: 3:23am EST

Just Japan Podcast 139: Kicking Off 2017

In Episode 139 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with friend of the show Jim Mullins (aka Mully) about the December (first ever) Japan Podtacular podcast meet up! A lot of great people came to the Harbour Tavern in Kobe, Japan to talk podcasting and have some fun!

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast139-HappyNewYear.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:33am EST

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