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What Are Your Best Options For Studying In Japan?

11/16/2018
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If you want to come study at a Japanese language school in Japan what are your options. On this show I will review the services of GoGo Nihon vs GaijinPot Study.

Duration:00:24:52

How Old Is Too Old To Move To Japan?

11/16/2018
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On this show I will talk about the pros and cons of moving to Japan in your 20s, 30s or 40s. Also old Japanese guy doesn't know how to use a computer! :D

Duration:00:35:32

The Amazing Convenience of the Japanese Kombini

7/27/2018
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There's one thing about Japan that I really miss is the Japanese convenience stores. Here's seven things that you will only find in a Japanese kombini.

Duration:00:30:03

7 Random Tips For Living In Tokyo

7/17/2018
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On this show Anthony talks about his return to Canada and gives you seven random tips that made living in Tokyo just a little easier.

Duration:00:38:11

Update on Renting an Apartment In Tokyo

12/3/2017
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In this episode we guide you through the process of finding and setting-up your new home in Tokyo. The last time we spoke about renting an apartment in Japan was in Episode 49 of Season 1 - almost five years ago. With a few more Japan-based years under his belt, Anthony shares the best of his knowledge to make your apartment search as easy as possible. Read more at: Update on Renting an Apartment In Tokyo Show Links: Real Estate Japan Get Social: FacebookTwitter

Duration:00:40:16

5 Things I Love and Hate About Living in Japan

11/15/2017
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After nearly five years MIA, Tokyo Podcast is back with Series 2. If you’re one of the listeners who stuck around – thank you! Much of Series 1 is still relevant, but let’s be honest, a lot can happen in half a decade. Our host, Anthony Joh, will be leaving Japan next year, so now seemed like the perfect time to bring you some fresh, updated content. In this episode, Anthony reflects upon his time in Japan by talking about his 5 favourite - and least favourite – things. Read more at: 5...

Duration:00:53:57

Studying in Japan with Go Go Nihon

1/26/2013
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Starting with a simple domain name and website, Davide Rossi has built Go Go Nihon into a hugely successful company that brings students from around the world to study in Japan. Anthony also announces that this will be the final episode of Tokyo Podcast. He wants to thank each and everyone of the guests who came on the show to tell their story. Also a big thank you to everyone who downloaded the show each week and sent in your feedback and comments. Not one to stay offline for long,...

Duration:00:36:58

Tokyo Podcast 50: GoGo Nihon

1/26/2013
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Starting with a simple domain name and website, Davide Rossi has built Go! Go! Nihon into a hugely successful company that brings students from around the world to study in Japan. On this show CEO and founder Davide Rossi talks about his experience of starting a company in Japan and offers some tips for anyone else who is looking to start a business here. Anthony also announces that this will be the final episode of Tokyo Podcast. He wants to thank each and everyone of the guests who came...

Duration:00:45:54

Renting An Apartment In Tokyo

1/19/2013
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One of the first major hurdles that many foreigners face when moving to Japan is renting an apartment. Renting an apartment in Japan is a complicated process filled with all sorts of historic regulations and procedures, strange acronyms, and more fees than you can possibly imagine. To help us understand this process I am joined by Adam German from Real Estate Japan, who is going to guide us through the necessary steps of securing your new home away from home.

Duration:00:51:58

Tokyo Podcast 49: Renting An Apartment In Tokyo

1/19/2013
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One of the first major hurdles that many foreigners face when moving to Japan is renting an apartment. The idea of finding a place you like, handing over first and last months rent and getting the keys is not exactly done here. Renting an apartment in Japan is a complicated process filled with all sorts of historic regulations and procedures, strange acronyms, and more fees than you can possibly imagine. To help us understand this process I am joined by Adam German from Real Estate Japan,...

Duration:01:03:54

Ishinomkai: Then and Now

1/5/2013
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The small town of Ishinomaki was one of the hardest hit from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, which traveled up to 5 miles inland the tsunami destroyed over 40% of the buildings and left the small town devastated. Eight months after the tsunami, documentary filmmaker Paul Johannessen visited Ishinomaki and interviewed a number of residents to find out about the recovery effort. What he found was a strong community who are working hard to rebuilt their lives and their town.

Duration:00:33:16

Tokyo Podcast 48: Ishinomkai: Then and Now

1/5/2013
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The small town of Ishinomaki was one of the hardest hit from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, which traveled up to 5 miles inland the tsunami destroyed over 40% of the buildings and left the small town devastated. Eight months after the tsunami, documentary filmmaker Paul Johannessen visited Ishinomaki and interviewed a number of residents to find out about the recovery effort. What he found was a strong community who are working hard to rebuilt their lives and their town.

Duration:00:41:28

Traveling in Japan by Wheelchair

1/3/2013
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With it’s busy sidewalks and endless stairs in and out of the train stations, is Japan closed off to someone in a wheelchair or is it surprisingly accessible? On this show I talk to Ashley Olson who runs the website about traveling around the world by wheelchair. She recently completed her first trip to Japan and she joins me to talk about thoughts on how accessible Japan is.

Duration:00:36:24

Tokyo Podcast 47: Wheelchair Travel In Japan

1/3/2013
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How accessible is Japan for someone traveling in a wheelchair? On this show I talk to Ashley Olson who runs the website about traveling around the world by wheelchair. She recently completed her first trip to Japan and she joins me to talk about thoughts on how accessible Japan is.

Duration:00:45:13

Social Media in Japan

9/23/2012
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Anthony is back after a busy couple of weeks at his new job at GajinPot to bring you a new show all about the different social media networks in Japan. With guest Robin Sakai from Social500, we take a look at the origins of social media in Japan and how the old guard is changing to match the consumer needs. Anthony also welcomes back to the show past guest Ashley Thompson from Surviving in Japan who shares with us her latest venture, Go Tabi Japan which aims to make it easier for visitors...

Duration:00:50:32

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

9/2/2012
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a documentary film by Mr. David Gelb that follows the daily life of 85 year old Jiro Ono who is widely considered to be the world's greatest sushi chef. The film is an intimate look at Jiro's philosophies on work and life and his insistence on absolute perfection when making sushi. The film also explores the secondary characters that all contribute to the restaurant, from the fish seller at the Tsukiji Market, to the restaurant staff who struggle to meet Jiro's high...

Duration:00:30:22

Tokyo Podcast 45: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

9/2/2012
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a documentary film by Mr. David Gelb that follows the daily life of 85 year old Jiro Ono who is widely considered to be the world's greatest sushi chef. The film is an intimate look at Jiro's philosophies on work and life and his insistence on absolute perfection when making sushi. The film also explores the secondary characters that all contribute to the restaurant, from the fish seller at the Tsukiji Market, to the restaurant staff who struggle to meet Jiro's high...

Duration:00:37:59

Japan Architecture Tour

8/29/2012
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Japan is a country of great contrast with architecture that is an eclectic mix of ancient and modern, east and west. Tokyo is a dynamic metropolis where you will find some of the worlds most unique and fascinating architecture. Kyoto is a city steeped in tradition with an abundance of ancient temples, shrines and gardens scattered throughout a bustling modern city. On this show I talk to architect Robert Day about his 10 day Architecture tour that he runs in Japan. We talk about the...

Duration:00:38:08

Tokyo Podcast 44: Japan Architecture Tour

8/29/2012
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Japan is a country of great contrast with architecture that is an eclectic mix of ancient and modern, east and west. Tokyo is a dynamic metropolis where you will find some of the worlds most unique and fascinating architecture. Kyoto is a city steeped in tradition with an abundance of ancient temples, shrines and gardens scattered throughout a bustling modern city. On this show I talk to architect Robert Day about his 10 day Architecture tour that he runs in Japan. We talk about the...

Duration:00:47:18

Always Reading Caravan

8/17/2012
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Yoshimi Horiuchi runs a non-profit organization called Always Reading Caravan that provides mobile library services to families in the rural areas of Thailand. The program mainly aims to provide story books to children with disabilities who otherwise would not have access to these type of books. Yoshimi herself has been blind since she was a child and she joins Anthony to talk about the difficulties she faces in living and working in both Bangkok and Tokyo and the small things that we can...

Duration:00:53:57