Just Japan Podcast

JJP host Kevin chats with Tokyo-based travel writer Rob Goss. Rob has written extensively about Japan for publications such as National Geographic and Lonely Planet and recently published a book about Japanese onsen and ryokan. Learn more about these traditional Japanese inns and hot springs and why you should experience them when you visit Japan.

Come on over to Just Japan Stuff (home of the podcast):
http://justjapanstuff.com

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast173JapaneseOnsenAndRyokan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:35am EDT

Japan loves all things cute and they love their mascots. In episode 172, Kevin chats with Chris, the man behind the popular Twitter feed @mondomascots. His feed and website are dedicated to the cute and whacky world of Japanese mascots. Chris talks about the endless parade of mascots throughout Japan and mascot culture. It's a fun episode about a very Japanese thing!

Come on over to Just Japan Stuff (home of the podcast):
http://justjapanstuff.com

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast172MondoMascots.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:41am EDT

In Episode 171 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Josh Yates about writing in Japan and the Kyoto/Kobe Writer's Groups. A returning guest, Josh talks about his involvement in the local writing scene in the Kansai region of Japan as well as the Kyoto and Kobe Writer's Groups. If you are aspiring writer in this part of Japan, the Kyoto and Kobe Writer's Groups are wonderful ways to network and get your name/work out there.

Home of the podcast - Just Japan Stuff:
https://justjapanstuff.com/

Twitter and Instagram: @jlandkev

Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast171KyotoWriters.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:58am EDT

In this Episode of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks about the past year with the Just Japan Podcast and some goals for 2018. 2017 saw some highs and lows for the podcast and this year, some big things are planned! Kevin also shares some Japan travel tips to help you with your next visit to Japan.

Home of the podcast - Just Japan Stuff:
https://justjapanstuff.com/

Twitter and Instagram: @jlandkev

Facebook: http://facebook.com/justjapanstuff

 

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast170-Goalsfor2018.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:49am EDT

In this Episode of the Just Japan Podcast we learn more about therealjapan.com. Kevin chats with Rob, the person behind one of the best Japan-centric travel and culture websites out there. Learn more about what got Rob interested in Japan and what motivated him to start "The Real Japan." Find out how the site has grown over the years and where it is going. If you are interested in traveling or moving to Japan (just plain interested in Japan), you'll be happy you found therealjapan.com.

  

Come on over to Just Japan Stuff (home of the podcast): http://justjapanstuff.com

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast169-TheRealJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:09am EDT

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.

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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 EDT

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


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

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


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http://japanpodcastnetwork.com/

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

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 EDT

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 EDT