Tag Archive: cool

Just Japan Podcast 142: Battling the Winter

  In Episode 142 of the podcast, Kevin chats with Andrew (Higgins in Japan on YouTube) and James (altinsider.com) about life during the winter months in Japan. Is it possible to keep warm… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 91: Marrying a Japanese Woman

In Episode 91 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea speaks with returning panelists Brian Waters and Jim Mullins about being foreigners in Japan married to Japanese women. How do cutlural differences… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 55: Being a Pro Photographer in Japan

In Episode 55 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea speaks with professional photographer Stephen Jackson. Stephen came to Japan interested in photography, but landed his first job as an English teacher.… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 44: Keeping Warm in the Winter

In Episode 44 of the Just Japan Podcast (an extra “bonus” episode), host Kevin O’Shea talks about keeping warm in the Japanese winter. This can be more challenging than you think! With winter… Continue reading

7 Myths About Japan

Since I won’t be able to put up an episode of the JUST JAPAN PODCAST this week (busy with work and the end of the school term…as well as some Graduate School stuff)… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 20: Japan and World Cup 2014

In Episode 20, host Kevin O’Shea talks to Liam Carrigan, a freelance soccer (football) writer, cohost of the “Half the World Away” football podcast and teacher in Japan. We talk about World Cup… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 11: Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) in Japan

In Episode 11 of the Just Japan Podcast, Kevin interviews Brian Waters, a professor of Forensic Pathology (a real CSI guy!) in Japan. Brian’s story is an interesting one. First coming to Japan… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 8: Being an ALT in Japan

In Episode 8 of the Just Japan Podcast, Kevin interviews, Joshua, a 14 year resident of Japan who works as an ALT or Assistant Language Teacher. Find out what its like to work… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 7: Life in Okinawa

In Episode 7 of the Just Japan Podcast, Kevin interviews Kathryn, aka “OkiNinjaKitty” from YouTube about what it’s like to be a foreigner living in Japan’s southern most prefecture, Okinawa. Okinawa’s distinct culture,… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 4: Snowmageddon in Japan

In episode 4 of the Just Japan Podcast, I interview Ben Mortensen, a teacher living in Yamanashi Prefecture, west of Tokyo. On February 14th, 2014, that part of Japan received a crippling and… Continue reading