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Deep in Japa‪n‬ Jeff Krueger

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    Happy Hour #32 - Emotional Disorders, Gachapon, & the Drink-at-Home Base

    Happy Hour #32 - Emotional Disorders, Gachapon, & the Drink-at-Home Base

    This is the J & Trey Happy Hour, where Jeff and Trevor babble on about the latest Japan-related newsーor anything at all whatsoever. This week, Jeff gives a personal update on his daughter Sakura's school life, and then it's off to the topic races with an exploration of Burger King's latest creation: "Super Magma Hottest Meat Wall" one-pound burger, the latest craze in gachapon, the results of a recent NHK fee ruling, and China's unique method to test for COVID on Japanese tourists (Hint: it involves a******s).

    The Deep in Japan Podcast is completely independent and crowd-funded. And by that, I mean we are broke, impecunious, poor. Please consider supporting the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/user?u=3864210

    The musical outro was 味噌汁’s - OKAN GOMEN. The intro was my own original mashup of Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) anime sound bites with “Dubstep" from BenSound.

    LINKS:

    Little Sister Letters: https://soranews24.com/2021/03/02/who-actually-writes-japans-letters-from-little-sister-and-schoolgirl-love-letter-capsule-toys/
    Examples of the letters: http://jin115.com/archives/52175829.html
    COVID anal probes: https://soranews24.com/2021/03/03/chief-cabinet-secretary-kato-asks-china-to-stop-anally-testing-japanese-visitors-for-covid-19/
    The drink-at-home secret base tent: https://soranews24.com/2021/02/25/japanese-companys-drink-at-home-secret-base-tent-is-our-new-must-have-interior-item/
    The Super Magma “hottest meat wall”: https://soranews24.com/2021/03/03/eating-burger-kings-hottest-meat-wall-ever-%e3%80%90taste-test%e3%80%91/
    One-month Tokyo luxury hotel stay deal: https://soranews24.com/2021/02/23/tokyo-luxury-hotel-offers-month-long-stays-with-free-breakfasts-might-be-cheaper-than-apartment/
    The NHK fee case: https://soranews24.com/2021/02/28/tokyo-woman-who-won-first-and-only-case-against-nhk-now-must-pay-up-according-to-new-court-ruling/
    The Radiolab series on IQ: https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/radiolab/projects/radiolab-presents-g
    The outro song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXKMha8sNZY&list=PL8yqeecsVwLdzZ9qQU3NoBmjsKdvLWvBx&index=1

    Got something to say? You can find me at the following:

    - www.facebook.com/groups/deepinjapan/
    - deep.in.japan.podcast@gmail.com

    As always, thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Eat, Sleep, Game, Repeat - The Lost Black Friday 2020 Episode

    Eat, Sleep, Game, Repeat - The Lost Black Friday 2020 Episode

    This is the J & Trey Happy Hour, where Jeff and Trevor babble on about the latest Japan-related newsーor anything at all whatsoever. This week, Jeff dips into the Podcast Vault and pulls out a lost Happy Hour episode about Black Friday, Gaming, and TV shopping. Enjoy!

    The Deep in Japan Podcast is completely independent and crowd-funded. And by that, I mean we are broke, impecunious, poor. Please consider supporting the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/user?u=3864210

    The musical outro was by Scientist - "Dance of the Vampires" - KJAH Radio - GTA III. The intro was my own original mashup of Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) anime sound bites with “Dubstep" from BenSound.

    Got something to say? You can find me at the following:

    - www.facebook.com/groups/deepinjapan/
    - deep.in.japan.podcast@gmail.com

    As always, thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Steve Loses His Job

    Steve Loses His Job

    In this episode, Steve recounts his experience losing his job earlier this week.

    The Deep in Japan Podcast is completely independent and crowd-funded. And by that, I mean we are broke, impecunious, poor. Please consider supporting the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/user?u=3864210

    The musical outro was Keep Winning by PEAVIS featuring KAISH. The intro was my own original mashup of Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) anime sound bites with “Dubstep" from BenSound.

    Got something to say? You can find me at the following:

    - www.facebook.com/groups/deepinjapan/
    - deep.in.japan.podcast@gmail.com

    As always, thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Happy Hour #31: Anime Hour 1

    Happy Hour #31: Anime Hour 1

    This is the J & Trey Happy Hour, where Jeff and Trevor babble on about the latest Japan-related newsーor anything at all whatsoever. This week, our favorite two knuckleheads continue on their quest to sell out and get paid by appealing to anime and manga fans. The discussion gets a bit heated and downright awkward at times but then any discussion on such a deeply personal topic as anime is bound to get one’s dander up! Who are Jeff's and Trevor's favorite waifu? What is their favorite anime of the winter 2021 season? And what is their favorite pokemon? Find out this and much, much more on the Anime Hour Podcast!

    The Deep in Japan Podcast is completely independent and crowd-funded. And by that, I mean we are broke, impecunious, poor. Please consider supporting the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/user?u=3864210

    The musical outro was『Gurenge』by LiSA, the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba opening song. The outro was Twilight by the Electric Light Orchestra.

    Got something to say? You can find me at the following:

    - www.facebook.com/groups/deepinjapan/
    - deep.in.japan.podcast@gmail.com

    As always, thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Pure Invention: How Japan's Pop Culture Conquered the World

    Pure Invention: How Japan's Pop Culture Conquered the World

    In this episode, we speak with Matt Alt about his amazing new book, Pure Invention: How Japan's Pop Culture Conquered the World, the untold story of how Japan became a cultural superpower through the fantastic inventions that captured - and transformed - the world's imagination, from karaoke and the Walkman to anime and emoji.

    The Deep in Japan Podcast is completely independent and crowd-funded. And by that, I mean we are broke, impecunious, poor. Please consider supporting the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/user?u=3864210

    The musical outro was Twilight by Electric Light Orchestra. The intro was my own original mashup of Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) anime sound bites with “Dubstep" from BenSound.

    Got something to say? You can find me at the following:

    - www.facebook.com/groups/deepinjapan/
    - deep.in.japan.podcast@gmail.com

    As always, thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Happy Hour #30: Reddit, Books, Backhoes, Eroguro & Dumpster Sex

    Happy Hour #30: Reddit, Books, Backhoes, Eroguro & Dumpster Sex

    his is the J & Trey Happy Hour, where Jeff and Trevor babble on about the latest Japan-related newsーor anything at all whatsoever. This week, the title says it all. Enjoy!


    The Deep in Japan Podcast is completely independent and crowd-funded. And by that, I mean we are broke, impecunious, poor. Please consider supporting the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/user?u=3864210

    The musical outro was Attack on Titan - The Reluctant Heroes. The intro was my own original mashup of Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) anime sound bites with “Dubstep" from BenSound.

    Got something to say? You can find me at the following:

    - www.facebook.com/groups/deepinjapan/
    - deep.in.japan.podcast@gmail.com

    As always, thanks for listening!

    • 56 min

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