69 episodes

A podcast about Japan

The Japanofiles Podcast Japanofiles

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A podcast about Japan

    Episode 71

    Episode 71

    For Episode 71 of The Japanofiles Podcast, Chris Koch, owner of The Storyhouse Cafe in Matsumoto, stops by to talk about his experience of starting a business in Japan.

    • 42 min
    Episode 70

    Episode 70

    In Episode 70 of The Japanofiles Podcast, the conversation focuses on Japanese weddings. Today's guest is Martin Gillis, a longtime resident of Japan who performs weddings.
    Key Words: podcast about Japan; interview; discussion about weddings; marriage; life in Japan; career choices; Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture; Japan-related conversation; best; podcasts about Japan

    • 28 min
    Episode 69

    Episode 69

    On March 11th, 2011, Kevin Kato and his family were living in Fukushima, Japan. Today they live in Matsumoto. For Episode 69, Kevin visits the Japanofiles Podcast and talks with Dave about his family's experiences of the past several years.

    Key Words: Fukushima nuclear disaster; earthquake; radiation; Matsumoto; Nagano Prefecture; interview; podcast about Japan; Japan-related discussion

    • 32 min
    Episode 68

    Episode 68

    Until recently, David Gray was in the interesting position of having dual careers -- one in Japan and another in North America. For today's Japanofiles Podcast, David shares his thoughts on the various challenges he faced, and he talks about some recent decisions he has had to make.

    Key Words: podcast about Japan; North America; Canada; interview; discussion about life in Japan; career choices; Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture; best; podcasts about Japan; Japan-related conversation 

    • 32 min
    Episode 67

    Episode 67

    For Japanofiles 67, Dave talks with Judd Goff. Judd has lived in Japan on three separate occasions, and he has done three very different types of work in Japan. In his present position, he is in charge of a facility where almost all of the employees are Japanese.

    Key Words: Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture; Japan-related podcasts; discussion about life in Japan; Gero Onsen, Gifu Prefecture; Salt Lake City, Utah; Taimatsu Matsuri Festival; podcasts about Japan

    • 43 min
    Episode 66

    Episode 66

    Have you ever wished you could take a half year off from what you're doing and move to another country? Today's guest, Michael, did just that. Michael and his wife took a break from their work, moved to Japan, rented a house in Matsumoto, and spent six months doing various things in Japan. On today's Japanofiles Podcast, Michael talks about his half-year stay in Japan.

    Key Words: Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan; minka; traditional Japanese architecture; renewable energy; Matsumoto area and the things that Michael likes best; podcast about Japan; English-language interview 

    • 42 min

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