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August 31, 2014

GPod 22: Fiddling Across Japan With Leona Tokutake

Grab your boots and cowboy hat as we go a little country on this episode of the GPod.

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August 11, 2014

GPod 21: My Japanese Husband Thinks I’m Crazy

On this episode of the GPod, Anthony Joh talks to Grace Buchele Mineta about her new comic book, My Japanese Husband Thinks I’m Crazy.

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June 1, 2014

GPod 20: Best Podcasts About Japan

After a short break Anthony Joh is back on the air with another episode of the GPod. On this show he reviews some of the other great podcasts about Japan.

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April 18, 2014

GPod 19: Anime Addicts Anonymous Podcast

Mitsugi and Chiaki from the Anime Addicts Anonymous Podcast are on the GPod to discuss their top five landmark films that have helped define the world of anime.

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April 2, 2014

GPod 18: Teaching English in Japan

In this show we talk about the negatives and positives of teaching English in Japan at a large and small eikaiwa school.

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March 18, 2014

GPod 17: An American Piano

An American Piano is based on the true story of a young Japanese girl who played the piano for POWs during WWII and how it affected their lives.

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March 10, 2014

GPod 16: WHILL type-A Personal Mobility Device

On this show Anthony is joined by WHILL engineer Atushi Mizushima and brand evangelist Julia Olson to talk about the impact the WHILL type-A is having on wheelchair users and the public’s perception of people in wheelchairs.

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March 3, 2014

GPod 15: Let’s Talk About Sumo!

More than just two big guys in diapers, sumo is considered by many to be Japan’s unofficial national sport. With a long history, complex rituals and spectacular matches, sumo is a fascinating journey into the heart and soul of Japan.

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February 23, 2014

GPod 14: 42 Japanese Language Learning Hacks

We continue our Japanese Language Series with Olly Richards, a polyglot who speaks seven languages. Olly joins the GPod to talk about his list of 42 Insane Japanese Language Learning Hacks!

February 17, 2014

GPod 13: Intercultural Dating

In this show we talk to Lorie and Sho about the challenges and rewards of being an intercultural couple. From punctuality to cleanliness we take a look at the extra challenge that cultural differences bring to a relationship.

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February 10, 2014

GPod 12: How To Rent An Apartment In Tokyo

One of the first major challenges that many foreigners face when moving to Japan is renting an apartment. To help us understand this process we are joined by Adam German from Real Estate Japan, who is going to guide us through the necessary steps of securing your new home in Japan.

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February 3, 2014

GPod 11: The Cost of Living in Japan

Tokyo is known as one of the most expensive cities to live in but how much does it actually cost to live here?

From rent, to taxes, transportation, food and more, we show you how living in Tokyo is not as expensive as you think.

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