29 episodes

A Tokyo based Podcast. Tune in to hear about Life in Japan, True Crime, LGBTQ+, Culture, and more.

ABNRML JAPAN Bree & Aashish

    • Places & Travel

A Tokyo based Podcast. Tune in to hear about Life in Japan, True Crime, LGBTQ+, Culture, and more.

    Romance Norms

    Romance Norms

     [ EP 28 ] We react to common romance norms, discuss amatonormativity, and cap it off with trendy Valentine foods in Japan this year. Tune in for a laidback discussion.    [ TIME CODES ] 01:35 Listener Question Segment: Favorite Japanese Dessert 03:17 Topic Introduction: Romance Norms 13:15 “13 Tips to Make a Good Relationship Great” 28:04 “Unhealthy Social Norms for Relationships" 46:26 “5 Ways Amatonormativity Sets Harmful Relationship Norms for us all" 50:32 Closer Convo Segment: Trendy Valentine Food Trends in Japan    [ MORE CONTENT ] Want more than just Podcast episodes? Head over to our Youtube Channel to watch vlogs, snack talks, reactions and more. Subscribe to stay notified when we post new Videos. Pass time with our Blog Posts on abnrmljapan.com. Tap the link for more ABNRML JAPAN content and listening platforms! https://fanlink.to/abnrmljapan    [ Q&A MAILBOX ] Send us your questions to be featured on our listener segment! https://www.abnrmljapan.com/questions    [ SPOTIFY PLAYLISTS ] Enjoy a specific topic genre we cover? Check out our Spotify playlists and listen to your favorite genre collection. From Life in Japan, to True Crime, J Horror, and LGBTQ+ topics. https://spoti.fi/3aD3W35    [ DONATIONS ] Feeling generous? Support us at ABNRML JAPAN via our Patreon Page, our PayPal with one time donations, or our Ko-Fi by buying us a coffee. We greatly appreciate your support! It helps us maintain our diverse content creation for you all ♡ https://linktr.ee/supportabnrmljapan    [ FOLLOW US @ABNRMLJAPAN ] Instagram • Facebook • Twitter • Youtube     [ EMAIL ]  Business Inquires only please! theabnrmlpod@gmail.com    [ MUSIC USED ] 808 Doorbell Chime By Unicorn Heads Turtle Time By Verified Picasso Things Are Going Southampton By Verified Picasso     [ RESOURCES ]  Article 1: “13 Tips" https://bit.ly/3buie6E Article 2: "Unhealthy Norms” https://bit.ly/2URXOyT Article 3: “Amatonormativity” https://bit.ly/2Sh0TXu Chocolate Ramen https://bit.ly/3bxsUS0         

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Being a Creative: Imposter Syndrome and Balance

    Being a Creative: Imposter Syndrome and Balance

     [ EP 27 ] We discuss the creative lifestyle, pressures, imposter syndrome, tips, and more. Tune in for a laidback discussion.    [ TIME CODES ] 01:35 Podcast Updates 03:17 Topic Introduction: Creative Lifestyle, Mediums, & Goals 13:15 Pressures, Downsides, Imposter Syndrome 28:04 Techniques to cope with IS 46:26 Upsides and Personal Benefits 50:32 Tips for easier Creative Output57:06 Closer Convo Segment: Japanese Conbini Storytime & Coronavirus    [ MORE CONTENT ] Want more than just Podcast episodes? Head over to our Youtube Channel to watch vlogs, snack talks, reactions and more. Subscribe to stay notified when we post new Videos. Pass time with our Blog Posts on abnrmljapan.com. Tap the link for more ABNRML JAPAN content and listening platforms! https://fanlink.to/abnrmljapan    [ Q&A MAILBOX ] Send us your questions to be featured on our listener segment! https://www.abnrmljapan.com/questions    [ SPOTIFY PLAYLISTS ] Enjoy a specific topic genre we cover? Check out our Spotify playlists and listen to your favorite genre collection. From Life in Japan, to True Crime, J Horror, and LGBTQ+ topics. https://spoti.fi/3aD3W35    [ DONATIONS ] Feeling generous? Support us at ABNRML JAPAN via our Patreon Page, our PayPal with one time donations, or our Ko-Fi by buying us a coffee. We greatly appreciate your support! It helps us maintain our diverse content creation for you all ♡ https://linktr.ee/supportabnrmljapan    [ FOLLOW US @ABNRMLJAPAN ] Instagram • Facebook • Twitter • Youtube     [ EMAIL ]  Business Inquires only please! theabnrmlpod@gmail.com    [ MUSIC USED ] 808 Doorbell Chime By Unicorn Heads Does it Float? By Otis McDonald Turtle Time By Verified Picasso Things Are Going Southampton By Verified Picasso     [ RESOURCES ]  Imposter Syndrome https://www.verywellmind.com/imposter-syndrome-and-social-anxiety-disorder-4156469         

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Yuki Onna: The Snow Woman & Movie Review || Japanese Urban Legends

    Yuki Onna: The Snow Woman & Movie Review || Japanese Urban Legends

     [ EP 26 ] Japanese Urban Legend of the Yuki Onna (Snow Woman), a supernatural spirit, often described as a beautiful woman who floats throughout snowy nights and mountains looking for lost travelers to prey on. Stay tuned for the end where we review the 1965 film Kwaidan: Japanese Ghost Anthology of the Yuki Onna & the 2016 Yuki Onna film. Check out our previous episode in this series. S3E18- 9 Japanese Urban Legends     [ TIME CODES ] 02:01 Listener Question Segment: Fave Anime Series 07:35 Topic Introduction 09:19 Part 1- Yuki Onna’s Origin 15:19 Part 2- Her Legends Across Japan 36:53 Yuki Onna in Popular Culture 42:44 Closer Convo Segment: 1965 / 2016 Yuki Onna Movie Reviews    [ MORE CONTENT ] Want more than just Podcast episodes? Head over to our Youtube Channel to watch vlogs, snack talks, reactions and more. Subscribe to stay notified when we post new Videos. Pass time with our Blog Posts on abnrmljapan.com. Tap the link for more ABNRML JAPAN content and listening platforms! https://fanlink.to/abnrmljapan    [ Q&A MAILBOX ] Send us your questions to be featured on our listener segment! https://www.abnrmljapan.com/questions    [ SPOTIFY PLAYLISTS ] Enjoy a specific topic genre we cover? Check out our Spotify playlists and listen to your favorite genre collection. From Life in Japan, to True Crime, J Horror, and LGBTQ+ topics. https://spoti.fi/3aD3W35    [ DONATIONS ] Feeling generous? Support us at ABNRML JAPAN via our Patreon Page, our PayPal with one time donations, or our Ko-Fi by buying us a coffee. We greatly appreciate your support! It helps us maintain our diverse content creation for you all ♡ https://linktr.ee/supportabnrmljapan    [ FOLLOW US @ABNRMLJAPAN ] Instagram • Facebook • Twitter • Youtube     [ EMAIL ]  Business Inquires only please! theabnrmlpod@gmail.com    [ MUSIC USED ] 808 Doorbell Chime By Unicorn Heads Does it Float? By Otis McDonald Spoops By STRYSTYL Turtle Time By Verified Picasso Things Are Going Southampton By Verified Picasso     [ RESOURCES ]  Yokai Bio http://yokai.com/yukionna/ Wiki Link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuki-onna Yokai Wiki https://yokai.fandom.com/wiki/Yuki-Onna Yuki Onna in Anime https://www.anime-planet.com/characters/tags/yuki-onna Infamous Legend Story http://anomalyinfo.com/Topics/yuki-onna-snow-woman-japan Japan Lover Blog http://japanlover.me/cool/kakkoii-information/the-legend-of-yuki-onna/         

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Deadly Drink Murder Mysteries: Poisoned Milk & Vending Machines || True Crime in Japan

    Deadly Drink Murder Mysteries: Poisoned Milk & Vending Machines || True Crime in Japan

     [ EP 25 ] Japan Crime Files #3: Poisoned Milk in Saitama Prefecture (1960) and the Paraquat Vending Machine Poisonings throughout Japan (1985). Both of these crime cases still contain some mystery 'til this day, tune in to hear the wicked details of these incidents. **Content Warning** Suicide and death. Not for minors. Listener discretion is advised. Check out our previous episode in this series. S3E22- Fusako Sano: Held Captive for 9 Years.    [ TIME CODES ] 02:00 Listener Question Segment 03:50 Topic Introduction 05:42 Part 1- Pesticide Milk Murders 25:47 Part 2- Vending Machine Paraquat Poisonings 39:39 Closer Convo Segment     [ MORE CONTENT ] Want more than just Podcast episodes? Head over to our Youtube Channel to watch vlogs, snack talks, reactions and more. Subscribe to stay notified when we post new Videos. Pass time with our Blog Posts on abnrmljapan.com. Tap the link for more ABNRML JAPAN content and listening platforms! https://fanlink.to/abnrmljapan    [ Q&A MAILBOX ] Send us your questions to be featured on our listener segment! https://www.abnrmljapan.com/questions    [ SPOTIFY PLAYLISTS ] Enjoy a specific topic genre we cover? Check out our Spotify playlists and listen to your favorite genre collection. From Life in Japan, to True Crime, J Horror, and LGBTQ+ topics. https://spoti.fi/3aD3W35    [ DONATIONS ] Feeling generous? Support us at ABNRML JAPAN via our Patreon Page, our PayPal with one time donations, or our Ko-Fi by buying us a coffee. We greatly appreciate your support! It helps us maintain our diverse content creation for you all ♡ https://linktr.ee/supportabnrmljapan    [ FOLLOW US @ABNRMLJAPAN ] Instagram • Facebook • Twitter • Youtube     [ EMAIL ]  Business Inquires only please! theabnrmlpod@gmail.com    [ MUSIC USED ] 808 Doorbell Chime By Unicorn Heads Does it Float? By Otis McDonald Spoops By STRYSTYL Turtle Time By Verified Picasso Things Are Going Southampton By Verified Picasso     [ RESOURCES ] Milk case article http://yabusaka.moo.jp/saitama-gyunyu.htm Vending machine case articles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paraquat_murders  https://www.nytimes.com/1985/12/10/world/japanese-puzzle-the-vending-machine-murders.html  Japan’s cheapest hotel article https://bit.ly/2sZNAAC         

    • 50 min
    New Years Japan vs USA & "New Year, New Me" Culture

    New Years Japan vs USA & "New Year, New Me" Culture

     [ EP 24 ] We talk about the differences of New Years traditions and the culture of “New Year, New Me.” Thanks for tuning in!    [ TIME CODES ] 05:05 Listener Question Segment 09:45 Topic Introduction 16:21 Popular Resolution Practices 22:45 “New Year, New Me” Culture 30:06 NYE & NY Traditions in Japan vs USA 45:12 Resolution Regrets 54:45 2020 Intentions 1:00:32 Closer Convo Segment     [ MORE CONTENT ] Want more than just Podcast episodes? Head over to our Youtube Channel to watch vlogs, snack talks, reactions and more. Subscribe to stay notified when we post new Videos. Pass time with our Blog Posts on abnrmljapan.com. Tap the link for more ABNRML JAPAN content and listening platforms! https://fanlink.to/abnrmljapan    [ Q&A MAILBOX ] Send us your questions to be featured on our listener segment! https://www.abnrmljapan.com/questions    [ SPOTIFY PLAYLISTS ] Enjoy a specific topic genre we cover? Check out our Spotify playlists and listen to your favorite genre collection. From Life in Japan, to True Crime, J Horror, and LGBTQ+ topics. https://spoti.fi/3aD3W35    [ DONATIONS ] Feeling generous? Support us at ABNRML JAPAN via our Patreon Page, our PayPal with one time donations, or our Ko-Fi by buying us a coffee. We greatly appreciate your support! It helps us maintain our diverse content creation for you all ♡ https://linktr.ee/supportabnrmljapan    [ FOLLOW US @ABNRMLJAPAN ] Instagram • Facebook • Twitter • Youtube     [ EMAIL ]  Business Inquires only please! theabnrmlpod@gmail.com    [ MUSIC USED ] 808 Doorbell Chime By Unicorn Heads Does it Float? By Otis McDonald Turtle Time By Verified Picasso Things Are Going Southampton By Verified Picasso       

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Love Q&A: Crushes? Exes? Monogamy? And more

    Love Q&A: Crushes? Exes? Monogamy? And more

    Ep 023: We answer your questions about love, relationships, sexuality and more! If you missed the chance to send in a question for this episode, you can send one in anytime for a future episode ➭ www.abnrmljapan.com/questions   ✰ This is the last episode of Season 3 !!!! ♡ Thanks for sticking it through with us  ✎ Stay tune for Season 4 in January 2020 ❅ Subscribe for Winter in Japan videos this month   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6iU8BmwzYKvMo6jhXs0qHg     Time Codes 02:58 Topic Introduction 03:55 Developing healthy communication 08:52 Pro’s Con’s married in Japan 15:50 Japan’s Valentine’s Day & White Day 20:54 Throwing in the towel 26:45 Crushes 36:34 Married and working together 41:07 Monogamy, Open, etc 45:10 LGBT+ vs straight relationships 51:50 Problematic exes, "situationships"   Review, Rate, & Follow our podcast!  Share us on your socials and tag us for a shoutout!@abnrmljapan #abnrmljapan     Blog https://www.abnrmljapan.com/ Follow us Instagram • Facebook • Twitter  Support the Podcast https://www.patreon.com/abnrmljapan Other Listening Platforms & Links https://linktr.ee/abnrmljapan    Music Used 808 Doorbell Chime By Unicorn Heads Does it Float? By Otis McDonald

    • 59 min

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