Just Japan Podcast
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:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1149985975094729/


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Direct download: JJP134ShootinTheBreeze.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:15am EDT

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 EDT

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.

Just Japan Podcast:
Shownotes/Website: http://justjapanstuff.com
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Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

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

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:
Shownotes/Website: http://justjapanstuff.com
RSS Feed: http://justjapan.libsyn.com/rss
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
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Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast131StudyingAbroadInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:53am EDT

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
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

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

Just Japan Podcast 129: Homesick

In episode 129 of the podcast, host Kevin O'Shea flies solo and answers listener questions about being homesick when living abroad in Japan. Kevin talks about his first years in Asia (Korea) and how he dealt with homesickness and how he still feels it from time to time now. Kevin gives some advice to those who are new to Japan and those planning to live here in the future.

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
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast129Homesick.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:57am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 128: All Over the Place

In Episode 128 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with Jim Mullins of the Mully's Place Podcast. They chat about podcasting in Japan, geocaching, Japan Podtacular 2016, quiting smoking and life with Diabetes in Japan! What's one thing they DON'T talk about....the American election! Enjoy another awesome podcast episode...all about Japan!

There's also a NEW Just Japan Podcast merchandise campaign!
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
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast128AllOverThePlace.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:51am EDT

Just Japan Podcast 127: Typhoons and Candy Winners

In Episode 127 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks about some recent typhoon activity in Japan and what it's like to have to work during serious weather situations. The winners of the Just Japan Podcast/NapaJapan candy contest are announced and Kevin chats about Kobe Marathon 2016 and his training. Some Patreon shout-outs as well!

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
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev
Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanpodcast127TyphoonsAndCandyWinners.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02pm EDT

Just Japan Podcast 126: Climbing Mountains and the Big City

In Episode 126 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning guest Victor Gonzalez about his 4th Sea to Summit climb of Mt. Fuji. Most people who tackle the mountain start more than half way up at the 5th Station, but Victor conquers the mountain every year from sea level. Find out about this year's epic hike, the costs behind it as well as his gear and equipment recommendations. Victor also talks about working in Tokyo and life in Japan's biggest city.

Kevin also talks about his new podcast! The "All Over the Place Podcast"

 

Support the podcast (Become a Patron):

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Just Japan Podcast:

Shownotes/Website: http://justjapanstuff.com

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

Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev

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Email: justjapanpodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast126ClimbingMountainsAndTheBigCity.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:02pm EDT

Just Japan Podcast 125: Candy Contest and Parenting in Japan

In Episode 125 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea chats with returning guest Jason from napajapan.com. Jason, a Canadian long-term resident of Japan talks about raising bi-lingual children in an international family. He and his family live in Hokkaido. How did his children learn to speak English in a pre-Netflix, Hulu and Amazon TV world? What resources did he use to help expose his kids to English while living in a Japanese environment?

Kevin and Jason also talk about an amazing FREE JAPANESE SNACK CONTEST! You can win two prize packs of Japanese treats from napanjapan.com (contest ends Sept. 30th, 2016). --- listen for details!

 

Support the podcast (Become a Patron):

https://www.patreon.com/justjapanpodcast

 

Just Japan Podcast:

Shownotes/Website: http://justjapanstuff.com

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

Twitter: http://twitter.com/jlandkev

Instagram: http://instagram.com/jlandkev

Direct download: JustJapanPodcast125CandyContestAndParentingInJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:13am EDT