Sun, 30 April 2017
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!
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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast156WorkingInATemple.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am EDT
Wed, 19 April 2017
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!
Direct download: JustJapanPodcast155WhatTheHeckJapan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:25am EDT
Thu, 13 April 2017
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...
Direct download: JustJapanPodcast154KansaiCulture.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:05am EDT
Fri, 7 April 2017
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!
Direct download: JustJapanPodcast153TheJapaneseSword.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:44am EDT