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The Very Best Podcasts About Japan

4 months ago · "There is a bit of a podcast renaissance going on in Japan. The quality varies, of course, so I put together a list of the very best podcasts being made about Japan today. All of the podcasts listed below publish regularly, have solid production values, are genuinely interesting, and have something worthwhile to say about living and doing business in Japan."
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Just Japan Podcast

By Just Japan Podcast
Each week, host Kevin O'Shea interviews people about some of the most fascinating aspects of life in Japan. Topics such as culture, music, history, as well as living and working in Japan are covered. If you're interested in traveling or working in Japan or love anime, manga and want to know more about how cool Japan can be, than the Just Japan Podcast is for you.
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Japan Eats!

By Heritage Radio Network
What is Japanese food? Sushi? Ramen? Kaiseki? What about Izakaya? What exactly are they? Akiko Katayama, a Japanese native, New York-based food writer and director of the New York Japanese Culinary Academy, will tell you all about the real Japanese food and food culture. Her guests will range from a sake producer whose family has centuries of sake-making history, to a great American chef who pushes the envelope of Japanese cuisine. Japanese cuisine is demystified here!
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Tokyo Podcast

By Anthony Joh
After nearly five years MIA, Tokyo Podcast is back with Series 2. If you’re one of the listeners who stuck around – thank you! Anthony Joh, will be leaving Japan next year, so now seemed like the perfect time to bring you some fresh, updated content on life in Japanland.
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Disrupting Japan

By Tim Romero
Japanese startups are fundamentally changing Japan’s society and economy. Disrupting Japan gives you direct access to the thoughts and plans of Japan’s must successful and creative startup founders. Join us and bypass the media and corporate gatekeepers and hear what’s really going on inside Japan’s startup world.
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Tokyo on Fire!

By Timothy Langley
A podcast that focuses on news and (our) views on the politics of Japan. Each week, Langley Esquire Advisors Michael Cucek and Dr. Nancy Snow join host Timothy Langley in discussing a particular Burning Issue. With weekly updates from our Tokyo-based team, our aim is to deliver our audience a snapshot of Japan's latest political developments.
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Easy Japanese - NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN

By NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN
Japan's only public broadcaster NHK provides this reliable Japanese language course with free podcast. You can easily start learning basic grammar and vocabulary by listening to the story of Anna, who studies Japanese at a university in Tokyo. nhk.jp/lesson
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Lesson 47

3 months ago

News in Slow Japanese / The Podcast

By Sakura: Study Japanese Listening with our Announcer from Japan
Hear interesting news and stories in slow, easy, clear Japanese
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バイリンガルニュース (Bilingual News)

By Michael & Mami
世界で話題のニュースを、独自のバイリンガル会話形式でゆるーく無料配信しています!収録は台本なしの一発本番なので、リアルな英会話をお楽しみいただけます。 会話のテキストは、バイリンガルニュース公式アプリをチェック! 楽しく英語を聴いて、英語力アップを目指してみませんか? Bilingual News is a free English and Japanese news podcast. Casual and unedited colloquial language learning experience through a weekly review of relevant news topics! Transcriptions for each episode are available via the Bilingual News: Transcripts app. Join us and improve your Japanese language ability!
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Learn Japanese | JapanesePod101.com (Video)

By JapanesePod101.com
Learn Japanese with Daily Podcasts from Tokyo Whether you are Japan-bound or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at Japanesepod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever! Yoroshiku O-negai Shimasu!
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History of Japan

By Isaac Meyer
A weekly podcast on Japanese history, covering everything from prehistory to the modern era. Additional information available at the podcast blog, at www.historyofjapan.wordpress.com
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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast

By The Samurai Archives Japanese History Page
Follow your hosts on a trek into Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai and all points in between - culture, warfare, literature, and interviews. The Official Podcast of the Samurai Archives Japanese History page.
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The Japan Podcast Network Master Feed

By The Japan Podcast Network
The Japan Podcast Network is currently made up of 3 shows. Disrupting Japan, Just Japan Podcast, and The ALTInsider Podcast, but more are coming! All shows cover a variety of topics centered around Japan. Working, Teaching, Living, Traveling, we have it all. If you want all the shows in one place, just subscribe to the master feed and start enjoying a new episode every day.
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