59 episodes

Looking beneath the surface of Japan.

We hear from Japan Times journalists and guests with their fingers on the pulse of current events and trends in Japan.

Hosted by Oscar Boyd.

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    • 4.8, 20 Ratings

Looking beneath the surface of Japan.

We hear from Japan Times journalists and guests with their fingers on the pulse of current events and trends in Japan.

Hosted by Oscar Boyd.

    56: A second term for Koike, a second wave for Tokyo?

    56: A second term for Koike, a second wave for Tokyo?

    Incumbent Yuriko Koike won 59 percent of the vote in this Sunday's election for governor of Tokyo, catapulting her into her second term as governor of the world's largest city.

    • 23 min
    55: The case to legalize same-sex marriage in Japan

    55: The case to legalize same-sex marriage in Japan

    Japan is the only country in the G7 not to offer any form of legal recognition to same-sex couples, despite a 2018 survey showing almost 80 percent of 20 to 59 year olds in Japan are in favor of same-sex marriage.

    • 33 min
    54: Yuriko Koike and the race for Tokyo governor

    54: Yuriko Koike and the race for Tokyo governor

    Tokyo will host elections for governor on July 5, 2020, no small event for the largest city in the world.

    • 35 min
    53: Why Japan needs Black Lives Matter

    53: Why Japan needs Black Lives Matter

    On May 25, George Floyd was killed by members of the Minneapolis Police Department, sparking protests across the United States and the rest of the world — including in Japan.

    • 38 min
    52: Can Terrace House continue after Hana Kimura's death?

    52: Can Terrace House continue after Hana Kimura's death?

    Terrace House star Hana Kimura's death was announced on May 23, shocking fans of the cult hit Netflix show.

    • 49 min
    51: Japan's foreign residents are trapped

    51: Japan's foreign residents are trapped

    Entry restrictions at Japan's borders have sparked a furious reaction from its international community.

    • 22 min

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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bernadettevdn ,

Great podcast!

Like a fine wine, this is getting better with age

kellie6091 ,

Fantastic

Listening while sketching- so good I keep putting down my pen to listen to it! Just about to listen to the last one and don’t want them to finish, a good range and really well spoken about!

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