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.
By Anthony Joh on August 11, 2014
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.
By Anthony Joh on June 1, 2014
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.
By Anthony Joh on April 18, 2014
In this show we talk about the negatives and positives of teaching English in Japan at a large and small eikaiwa school.
By Anthony Joh on April 2, 2014
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.
By Anthony Joh on March 18, 2014
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.
By Anthony Joh on March 10, 2014
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.
By Anthony Joh on March 3, 2014
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!
By Anthony Joh on February 23, 2014
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.
By Anthony Joh on February 17, 2014
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.
By Anthony Joh on February 10, 2014
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.
By Anthony Joh on February 3, 2014
Getting a university job in Japan is a goal for many teachers but the path to a university position is not always clear. On this episode of the GPod, Anthony talks to two professors about their experience with working in Japan.