Dive into the people, places, events, myths, and legends of Japanese history with Nick and Stephen, two guys who aren't experts on any of those things.
The Last Hunters of the North (Matagi Bear Hunters)
Nick and Stephen, two hombres with little expertise but lots of passion, are back and recording remotely to bring you the tale of the Matagi Bear Hunters, a vanishing group of Japanese woodsmen in the rural north!
COVID-19 Casualty (Shimura Ken)
In this slightly different from normal episode, Stephen brings you the story of a rather recent figure in Japanese (pop culture) history: the great Shimura Ken, who unfortunately passed away due to COVID-19 on March 29th, 2020.
Remember we aren't experts but we do like to talk like we are!
A Boy Named No One (Count Nogi Maresuke)
In this coronavirus-era episode of the show, a solo Stephen, definitely not an expert, brings you the badly told story of Count Nogi Maresuke, an important figure in Meiji-era Japan and the man most responsible for Nogizaka46 (possibly).
The Government's Gone to the Dogs (Tokugawa Tsunayoshi)
Nick and Stephen, two Americans who are definitely not history experts, have trouble remembering basic sayings and facts and are recording next to the busiest train station in the world but that won't stop them from talking about shoguns, this week primarily Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, also known as the Dog Shogun, a controversial figure in Japanese history.
Japanese Orgy Flash Mobs (Ee Ja Nai Ka)
Esteban and El Chupacabra, two cabrons who aren't experts but like talking about Japanese history, are back at it again, this time talking about a lesser known protest movement in Japanese history! Block parties, orgies, and incredibly wrong dates given by Japan! It's all good!
A Haunting in Tokyo (The Curse of Taira no Masakado's Head)
Nick and Stephen, two jabronies who aren't experts, bring you the long tale of the legendary ancient Japanese warrior('s head) that has allegedly played a huge role in shaping Tokyo as we know it today! Then Nick gets distracted and shares a tale of his band's bass player's experience with a ghost!
Let me google that for you!
Good if you want to history but still be an idiot.
The guys should probably search more but that’s the point, I guess.