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Krewe of Japan is a weekly podcast that takes listeners on audio journeys through Japanese culture. With our hosts as your guide, and the help of guest experts, Japanese natives, and ex-pats, understanding Japan is now easier than ever before.

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Krewe of Japan is a weekly podcast that takes listeners on audio journeys through Japanese culture. With our hosts as your guide, and the help of guest experts, Japanese natives, and ex-pats, understanding Japan is now easier than ever before.

    Buying Real Estate in Japan ft. Ziv Nakajima-Magen

    Buying Real Estate in Japan ft. Ziv Nakajima-Magen

    This week on Krewe of Japan... Jenn & Doug sit down with Ziv Nakajima-Magen of Nippon Tradings International to get the inside scoop on what the real estate market is like in Japan! Ziv drops some big-time knowledge about purchasing a home in Japan (be it, every day use or investment property). You'll be shocked it's not as capital intensive as you would think! Looking to buy property in Japan and not sure where to start? The Krewe has you covered!

    The Krewe of Japan Podcast is a weekly episodic podcast sponsored by the Japan Society of New Orleans. Check them out every Friday afternoon around noon CST on Apple, Google, Spotify, Amazon, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. Want to share your experiences with the Krewe? Or perhaps you have ideas for episodes, feedback, comments, or questions? Let the Krewe know by e-mail at kreweofjapanpodcast@gmail.com or on social media (Twitter: @kreweofjapan, Instagram: @kreweofjapanpodcast, Facebook: Krewe of Japan Podcast Page, & the Krewe of Japan Youtube Channel). Until next time, enjoy!

    • 59 min
    Exploring Enka ft. Jerome White Jr aka ジェロ / Jero

    Exploring Enka ft. Jerome White Jr aka ジェロ / Jero

    The Krewe is BACK! Season 3 kicks off June 17th at 12p CST with a deep dive into the music genre of enka! Jenn & Doug sit down with Jerome White Jr, more famously known in Japan as ジェロ/Jero. Jero is the first African-American enka artist in Japan and his hit "Umi Yuki" soared to the top of the Oricon Charts back in 2008. Jerome shares his personal journey into becoming an enka singer, what attracted him to enka from the get-go, and how he made an impact on the genre not only in Japan but around the world. Oh yeah, and turns out that this is his first ever podcast appearance too! #KreweExclusive Don't miss out on this fantastic conversation with Jerome!

    The Krewe of Japan Podcast is a weekly episodic podcast sponsored by the Japan Society of New Orleans. Check them out every Friday afternoon around noon CST on Apple, Google, Spotify, Amazon, and Stitcher. Want to share your experiences with the Krewe? Or perhaps you have ideas for episodes, feedback, comments, or questions? Let the Krewe know by e-mail at kreweofjapanpodcast@gmail.com or on social media (Twitter: @kreweofjapan, Instagram: @kreweofjapanpodcast, Facebook: Krewe of Japan Podcast Page, & the Krewe of Japan Youtube Channel). Until next time, enjoy!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Season 3 Announcement

    Season 3 Announcement

    We're baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack! The Krewe returns back from its off-season to make a special announcement! Season 3 will officially be launching June 17, 2022! Here are a few of our guests & topics for this new season:

    - Exploring Enka ft. ジェロ (Jerome White Jr./Jero)
    - Drifting & Street Racing in Japan ft. Albo Agunday of Albo Media
    - Learning Japanese through Video Games ft. Matt of Game Gengo
    - Japanese Pro Wrestling ft. Baliyan Akki of Gatoh Move
    - Owning a Cajun/Creole Restaurant in Japan ft. C.C. Haydel of Bistro New Orleans (Osaka)
    - Buying Real Estate in Japan ft. Ziv Nakajima-Magen of Nippon Tradings International
    - A couple TOP SECRET interviews with some award-winning Japanese film directors
    ... & so much more!

    Get ready to pack your audio suitcases and join us once again on our weekly audio journeys into Japanese culture, history, pop-culture, and so much more! Subscribe today to stay up to date with the latest from the podcast!

    • 4 min
    Season 2 Recap

    Season 2 Recap

    In this season finale episode, the Krewe look back on some of their favorite moments from the season, share the behind the scenes of the podcast, and look to the season ahead! It has truly been a pleasure! Thank you for joining us throughout season 2 on our weekly audio journeys!

    For more on the Japan Society of New Orleans:

    https://japansocietyofneworleans.wildapricot.org/

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Chrysanthemum Throne ft. Dr. Hiromu Nagahara [Part 2]

    The Chrysanthemum Throne ft. Dr. Hiromu Nagahara [Part 2]

    In this week's episode, the Krewe conclude their discussion with Dr. Hiromu Nagahara on the history of the Japanese Imperial Family. In part two, Dr. Nagahara teaches the Krewe about the role of the shogun throughout Japanese history, how the imperial family evolved throughout WWII, and modern controversies surrounding former Princess Mako. This is an episode you won't want to miss!

    Check out Dr. Nagahara's book:

    https://www.amazon.com/Tokyo-Boogie-Woogie-Japans-Pop-Discontents/dp/0674971698



    This podcast is brought to you by the Japan Society of New Orleans:

    https://japansocietyofneworleans.wildapricot.org/

    • 51 min
    The Chrysanthemum Throne ft. Dr. Hiromu Nagahara [Part 1]

    The Chrysanthemum Throne ft. Dr. Hiromu Nagahara [Part 1]

    In this week's episode, The Krewe sit down with associate professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Dr. Hiromu Nagahara for part one of their discussion on the history of the Japanese Imperial Family. In part one, Dr. Nagahara shares his background, the origins of the Japanese emperor, what makes the Japanese Imperial family distinct form other royal families, and so much more!

    Check out Dr. Nagahara's book:

    https://www.amazon.com/Tokyo-Boogie-Woogie-Japans-Pop-Discontents/dp/0674971698



    This podcast is brought to you by the Japan Society of New Orleans:

    https://japansocietyofneworleans.wildapricot.org/

    • 49 min

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