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Episode 29.- Fathering in Japan

2015-03-25 :: Living Japan

We are back on track here on Living Japan! This time, Motoi, Brent and Edgar talk about the opening of a new “Macho” Café in Nakano and discuss if the face of Japan is changing, as the new Miss Universe … Continue reading

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Episode 28.- What you miss from abroad? What you love from Japan?

2015-03-16 :: Living Japan

We are sorry for being late with episode 28, but we had to take our time to welcome back Edgar from his trip back home, which gave us the excuse to talk about what we miss from abroad. We also … Continue reading

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Episode 27.- Valentine’s Day and White Day Special

2015-02-18 :: Living Japan

Love fills the Living Japan Studios as Motoi, Brent and Edgar talk about the tradition of giving chocolate on Valentine’s Day and paying it back on White Day. We also talk about the number one thing that foreign men find … Continue reading

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Episode 26: Gay in Japan

2015-02-04 :: Living Japan

We are joined by friend of the show Graeme to get a little insight into what it means to be gay in Japan. This is a large issue and we can only explore so much in one show. If you … Continue reading

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Episode 25.- Graffiti and Street Art Culture

2015-01-23 :: Living Japan

Friend of the show and graffiti artist Tysa joins us to talk about the history of graffiti in Mexico and compare it to the street art culture in Japan. Don’t miss this opportunity to take a look into the Japanese … Continue reading

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Episode 24: 2015 Listener Question Spectacular! One Year of Living Japan!

2015-01-06 :: Living Japan

We asked our listeners to submit questions to help us celebrate the second year of Living Japan and we got an outpour! Edgar, Motoi and Brent laugh it up as we answer as many questions as we can on a … Continue reading

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Episode 23.- Christmas Special

2014-12-24 :: Living Japan

It’s Christmas time!!!!! The Living Japan gang talks about the Japanese tradition of eating fried chicken on Christmas day and the differences between spending this time of the year in Japan, Mexico and the US. Spending your Christmas night alone? … Continue reading

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Episode 22: English or Japanese?

2014-12-09 :: Living Japan

Japanese teenagers start training for a baseball game against the police! More English in Elementary schools! Hello or Ohayo? The Living Japan crew discuss languages used when talking to strangers in Japan.…

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Episode 21: Being Muslim in Japan

2014-11-24 :: Living Japan

In this episode we talk about what makes the perfect guy (according to a survey) are joined by a guest who gives insight on being Muslim in Japan.  …

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Episode 20: Staying Warm and Winter

2014-11-10 :: Living Japan

From kotatsu to nabe there are many ways to stay warm during Japan’s winters and Motoi, Edgar and Brent discuss them all. Also, they talk about whisky and Japan’s newest cutest character!…

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Episode 19: Halloween Special 2014

2014-10-26 :: Living Japan

This week’s ghoulishly good episode talks about yokai, yurei and obake. At least a little bit.  We also discuss how Halloween in Japan has changed and share some favorite scary movies.  …

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Episode 18: Naruto Ends and Standing Out at Disney

2014-10-14 :: Living Japan

Edgar, Motoi and Brent discuss the ending of Naruto and wonder about celebrity comments about not being allowed in Disney due ti being LGBT.  …

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Episode 17: Hiking in Japan (Mt. Takao and Mt. Fuji)

2014-09-29 :: Living Japan

It’s a very quick episode this week due to short studio time. Sorry about that. But we hope you enjoy main discussion on hiking Mts Fuji and Takao, even if our lead in is on the heavy topic of child … Continue reading

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Episode 16: Pandemics and Emergencies

2014-09-15 :: Living Japan

This week’s discussion starts out by catching up with AKB48, moves to a newly discovered Masamune sword and then onto Dengue Fever in Tokyo and asks the question do you know what to do in an emergency?…

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Episode 15.- JET Programme

2014-08-31 :: Living Japan

In Episode 15 Motoi, Brent and Edgar discuss about the problem that some students are facing after one Japanese university has decided to evict all of the students that live in one of its dormitories due to drinking. Also, Motoi … Continue reading

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Episode 14.- Why did you come to Japan?

2014-08-17 :: Living Japan

In today’s Episode, Motoi interviews Brent and Edgar in order to know why did they come to Japan? What attracted them to travel from the other side of the world and live in this country?…

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Episode 13: Matsuri Season

2014-08-03 :: Living Japan

It’s summer and this means it is time for festivals, or as they are called in Japanese, Matsuri Season! Join Motoi, Brent and Edgar as they discuss the different type of Matsuri that you can find in Japan, some of … Continue reading

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Episode 12: Collective Self Defense and Harassment in Tokyo Assembly

2014-07-20 :: Living Japan

Its a heavy episode this week. We touch very briefly on Collective Self Defense and then move on to the harassment case in the Tokyo Assembly.  …

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Episode 11: Movie Night! Gojira (1954)

2014-07-07 :: Living Japan

While we wait for the newest Godzilla to start showing in Japan, we sit down and discuss the 1954 classic both as a movie and as commentary that is applicable both then and now.…

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Episode 10: Maid Cafés

2014-06-24 :: Living Japan

We continue our conversation with Asami about otaku and also her experiences as a former maid café worker. Join us as we ask about what makes a maid cafe experience unique.…

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Episode 9: Otaku and Pop Culture

2014-06-08 :: Living Japan

Friend of the show and former “maid cafe” worker Asami joins us for a discussion of Japanese pop culture and what it means to be Otaku in Japan.…

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Episode 8: Job Hunting

2014-05-25 :: Living Japan

For our job hunting episode we discuss various issues concerning new employment in Japan. Also, friends of the show and successful job-hunters Isshin and Ai share their experiences on the hunt!…

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Episode 7: Mother’s Day

2014-05-10 :: Living Japan

Episode 7 celebrates Mother’s Day as we chat about pre-school, a mother of two joining AKB and gift ideas before moving into our discussion of how our home countries (Japan, USA and Mexico) thinks about mothers. We love you, Mom!…

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Episode 6: Housing

2014-04-27 :: Living Japan

Join us as we discuss various Japan and housing related news in Japan!…

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Episode 5: Work Culture

2014-04-13 :: Living Japan

In Episode 5 we briefly discuss the changes to the Fukuoka Night Market, the hunt for the Anne Frank vandalizer (recorded before his arrest), and a new TV show about “Black Companies”. Then we discuss the ins and outs of … Continue reading

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Episode 4: Hanami

2014-03-28 :: Living Japan

In episode four we start out with quick discussion on two manga legends introduction into the Eisner Hall of Fame, the booming Love Hotel industry, and the dreaded pollen allergies. Then we move into our main discussion of Hanami which … Continue reading

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Episode 3: Education and Juken

2014-03-14 :: Living Japan

If you want to hear about education in Japan this should be a grand episode! We touch on bullying, testing, having fun in college and other social aspects of school in Japan. Our focus is on high school and college … Continue reading

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Episode 2: First Impressions

2014-02-27 :: Living Japan

This week we discuss our first impressions of Japan. But Motoi is Japanese. What will she talk about?[au News [00:52] – Prime Minister’s visits Yasukuni [04:20] – Will NHK maintain neutrality? [08:30] – First Impressions. Ours and other peoples. Also, … Continue reading

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Episode 1: Multiculturalism

2014-02-13 :: Living Japan

Our first episode! Thank you for downloading and giving us a listen. There are some areas that are still a little rough but we hope you feel this is a noble enough effort to come back for episode two. [00:00] … Continue reading

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Living Japan discusses modern Japanese culture, social issues, current events and news, and many other Japan related topics. We aim to appeal to people who have lots of experience and knowledge on Japan as to those who are just beginning to learn about Japan or are thinking of coming here for short or long term stays. On the web, you can find us at livingjapanpodcast.wordpress.com Email us any questions or comments at livingjapanpodcast@gmail.com Thanks for listening!

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