Abroad in Japan

Independent filmmaker Chris Broad brings you his multi-award winning YouTube channel Abroad In Japan in podcast form. Aided by broadcaster Pete Donaldson, they bring you a taste of life in the most unique country in the world, from great cuisine to capsule hotels, current events and tips on how to spend your time there.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 103 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

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12 things we want to do in Japan in 2020 | Our bucket lists

We're a few weeks into 2020 and it's time to start planning. Here are some of the things we're going to be getting up to this year, from purchasing oyster shaped cushions and tasting wagyu sandwiches in Shibuya, to going on road trips an...



Japan’s most wanted foreigner flees country hiding in luggage

Apparently Carlos Ghosn has snuck out of Japan in a music box... So we're discussing Japan's justice system. Also on the show, we answer your questions about sustaining a vegetarian diet in Japan and avoiding alcohol! ***Please take the t...



Japanese women want husbands with these kinds of jobs

Happy New Year! It’s the start of a brand new decade! Chris is planning a trip to the Sapporo Snow Festival and a study has (supposedly) revealed the top careers Japanese women find the most attractive, but can you guess them? We also talk about eq...



Unboxing Christmas presents as Chris returns to the UK! | Xmas Special

Merry Christmas! Chris is back in the UK and he's come to the studio armed with a Christmas present for Pete and a belly full of fry ups. We're also renaming Pete - our top London radio DJ and certified Japanophile. Will we be calling him K...



The real reason Japanese stores forbid photography...

If you've ever been told off for taking a photo in Japan, this is the episode for you! We're also enjoying dodgy translations on T-Shirts, freebies in bars and debating the deliciousness of CalorieMate. Share your thoughts and questions at ...


 2019-12-18  38m

Are Japanese Work Parties Actually Fun?

Bingo! The Christmas season has come around once again, Pete's having it large in London, but what about the work party season in Japan? We're also talking typhoons and Tinder. Get involved at abroadinjapanpodcast@gmail.com. ***Please tak...


 2019-12-11  29m

Tokyo's Harajuku district loses the greatest store ever

A fax machine special! Chris and Pete tackle voice overs, Japanese rockstars, karaoke bars and the sad demise of Condomania! Get in touch at abroadinjapanpodcast@gmail.com. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or whereve...


 2019-12-04  36m

Where is the best place to hide in Tokyo?

Chris has relaunched his 'Abroad Perspective' channel and Nintendo have opened a brand new shop in Shibuya! Meanwhile, we're talking gaming, dating and working culture. On the fax machine - get prepared for the ultimate game of hide a...


 2019-11-27  29m

Why Japan’s cheapest hotel room costs just $1.20 (hint: there’s a catch)

The cheapest hotel in the world - but there’s a catch, and Chris prepares you release his fishiest video yet!  Subscribe and tell all your friends! Please, Pete needs his Coolish... ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Po...


 2019-11-20  31m

12 hidden spots you should know in Tokyo

Chris and Pete share twelve places for you to explore all over Tokyo! ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listene...


 2019-11-13  27m