Just Japan Podcast

Each week, host Kevin O'Shea interviews people about some of the most fascinating aspects of life in Japan. Topics such as culture, music, history, as well as living and working in Japan are covered. If you're interested in traveling or working in Japan or love anime, manga and want to know more about how cool Japan can be, than the Just Japan Podcast is for you.

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      Just Japan Podcast 168: From the U.K. to Japan


      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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      episode 167: Just Japan Podcast 167: Zines and Writing


      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...


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      Just Japan Podcast 166: Being Kansai


      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.

       

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      Just Japan Podcast 165: Sayonara Party!


      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...


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       2017-08-04

      episode 164: Just Japan Podcast 164: News Guy in Japan


      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.

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       2017-07-28

      Just Japan Podcast 163: Moving on Out!


      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!

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      23m
       2017-07-21

      Just Japan Podcast 162: Updates and I'm Still Here


      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/

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       2017-06-20

      Just Japan Podcast 161: Being an Illustrator in Japan


      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...


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      51m
       2017-06-09

      Just Japan Podcast 160: Half-Assed Dragon (Wrestling in Japan)


      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.

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      58m
       2017-05-29

      Just Japan Podcast 159: Don't Do That in Japan!


      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!

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       2017-05-21