50 episodes

Living Japan discusses modern Japanese culture, social issues, current events and news, and many other Japan related topics. We aim to appeal to people who have lots of experience and knowledge on Japan as to those who are just beginning to learn about Japan or are thinking of coming here for short or long term stays.
On the web, you can find us at livingjapanpodcast.wordpress.com Email us any questions or comments at livingjapanpodcast@gmail.com Thanks for listening!

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Living Japan discusses modern Japanese culture, social issues, current events and news, and many other Japan related topics. We aim to appeal to people who have lots of experience and knowledge on Japan as to those who are just beginning to learn about Japan or are thinking of coming here for short or long term stays.
On the web, you can find us at livingjapanpodcast.wordpress.com Email us any questions or comments at livingjapanpodcast@gmail.com Thanks for listening!

    Episode 81: Sumo and Gender

    Episode 81: Sumo and Gender

    It is Episode 81 and the Living Japan crew are fired up to talk about the most recent Sumo controversy, shed some light on the troubles the sport has had in the past decade and then wrap it all up by discussing some ongoing gender issues in our home of Japan! Thank you for listening! […]

    Episode 80.- Net Café Refugees

    Episode 80.- Net Café Refugees

    On Episode 80, the Living Japan crew discusses about the call for volunteers to work at the Tokyo Olympics, asking for high skills professionals not only to donate their job, but to also cover all their expenses to work at the event. Is the organizing committee asking too much from these medical and language professionals? […]

    Episode 79.- Coming of Age

    Episode 79.- Coming of Age

    Hello Everyone! We are back for a whole new season of Living Japan Podcast. This year we made the commitment to at least do 25 new episodes! On episode 79 Motoi, Brent and Edgar discuss the Coming of Age ceremony that usually takes place during the first month of the year, the different styles of […]

    Episode 78: Hidden Secrets from Manga to Corporate Japan

    Episode 78: Hidden Secrets from Manga to Corporate Japan

    The Living Japan got together one last time before the end of the year to share some of the latest news that have been happening in Japan. Motoi, Brent and Edgar discuss about the accusations against the author of the famous manga Rurouni Kenshin as well as the recent problems that companies like Subaru and […]

    Episode 77: Hair and Differences

    Episode 77: Hair and Differences

    We look in depth at the recent incident where a high school student in Osaka was not allowed to attend class for having different hair. We also talk about single families. Kind of a somber episode all things considered.

    Episode 76: Bicycles, Crime, and Community

    Episode 76: Bicycles, Crime, and Community

    Edgar is off to his homeland living Brent alone to edit and put out this episode. That can’t be good. But there is good news! A new episode!! The three of us got together and had a nice chat that went from the use of bicycles in everyday life, what to do if a bike […]

Customer Reviews

angle of death 666 ,

Nice group topics

I like the show I just listened to ep 73 the only reason I gave 5 stars is because the audio quality. It sounds like it’s a Google hang out session. there isn’t a problem with that it’s just the audio quality isn’t that great. Just fix that and you guys get a five star review.

Longaville ,

Where’s the meat?

Content, content,content!
Edit your shows, dudes!
Get to the topic and cover it.
All this chitter chatter before you say anything. Wasting the listeners’ time. Boring...

Jerozsa ,

Sound Quality

I was excited to listen to an episode about comics and manga, but I couldn’t get through it because the sound quality was so poor. I can’t tell if they’re too close to the microphone or if it’s an echo or both. It’s just bad. I gave them a three because I don’t want to be unfair in regards to the content, but I doubt that I’ll be trying to listen to them again.

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