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Voices in Japan
Voices in Japan
Voices in Japan
Japanese Words and Concepts for Everyone
On this episode of Voices in Japan, Ben and Burke review Japanese words and concepts that almost anyone can relate to as mentioned in an article by Time Out Tokyo. Some of the words you might hear daily in Japan like "shouganai" (a phrase meaning "it can't be helped") and "otsukare" (a greeting or farewell used in various situations). Others might not be heard as often but are certainly relatable concepts whether you live in Japan or not, so listen now and see if you ever find yourself in similar situations where the guys encounter these words in their own lives. Sponsors: Bearfoot Bar  12 different types of Japanese made craft beers, both bottles and on tap. A range of whiskeys and basic cocktails also available. Tapas style menu and burgers. Friendly English and Japanese speaking staff. Open 7 days a week. Located in downtown Sapporo, walking distance from the subway station. Why not pop in for a drink if you are in town! https://www.facebook.com/bearfootbar   The Red House  Located in the heart of Rusutsu Ski Resort, just cross the main road and it’s behind the Seicomart Convenience store. The restaurant features a mix of Japanese, Asian fusion, and western Style dishes, including shabu-shabu with wagyu beef and Hokkaido wagyu beef steak. Open winter and summer, 12-3pm for lunch, 5-9pm for dinner, with prices ranging from under Yen 1000 to about Yen 5000. https://theredhouse.jp/  Rusutsu Lodges Open all year round. Located 5 minutes walk to the main Rusutsu Ski Resort Gondola. There are Japanese, Western, and apartment style rooms with breakfast packages available. There’s a Japanese sento (public bath), two convenience stores less than a minute walk, ski room and tune up tables, free pick up available from the bus stop, plenty of free parking space, and summer BBQ packages available. Check out the website for more information and availability. http://rusutsulodges.com Hokkaido Guide Established over 10 years ago, written by locals for locals and international tourists. The guide contains information on all types of businesses and locations around Hokkaido. There's information regarding all things Hokkaido such as sightseeing, nightlife, events, services, food and restaurants, entertainment, outdoor activities, and more. Currently offered in English and Thai, advertising space available. Check out website for everything you need to know about this beautiful prefecture. https://hokkaidoguide.com Use our Buzzsprout affiliate link to start your podcast today! Website: https://www.voicesinjapan.com/ Follow us and check out our other content: https://twitter.com/voicesinjapan https://www.facebook.com/voicesinjapan/ https://www.instagram.com/voicesinjapan/ Get in touch: voicesinjapan@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/voicesinjapan)
45 min
Japan Top 10 (日本のトップ10) JPOP HITS!
Japan Top 10 (日本のトップ10) JPOP HITS!
MTI Countdowns
Episode 362: Japan Top 10 Late February 2021 Countdown
Summary of episode: With this week’s top 10 songs, we shake things up with a big change in the lineup. Bands like Yorushika, Nulbarich, and more take the charts by storm, making 2021 already a great year for music. Join Andy as we go through the top 10 songs this week. ------------- Scripted & Quality Assured by: Stuart Hosted by: Andy Audio Edited & Uploaded by: Vincent *Songlist:* 10) 君と僕のうた (Kimitoboku no uta) (You and my song) - THE CHARM PARK [NEW] 9) Young Japanese - OKAMOTO’S [NEW] 8) 炎 (Homura) (Flame) - LiSA [-7] 7) 楽園 (Paradise) - フジファブリック (Fuji Fabric) [NEW] 6) ハルカ (Haruka) - YOASOBI [+2] 5) Universe - Official髭男dism (Official Hige Danism) [-2] 4)空と青 (Sora to ao) (Sky and Blue) - 家入レオ (Leo Leiri) [NEW] 3) TOKYO - Nulbarich [NEW] 2) 泣き笑いのエピソード (Naki warai no episōdo) (Episode of Laughter) - 秦 基博 (Motohiro Hata) [+5] 1) 春泥棒 (Haruo Dorobo) (Spring Thief) - ヨルシカ (Yorushika) [NEW] *Extra songs:* *J-pop flashback: 昴 (Subaru) 1980 - Teresa Teng* *Anime extra: nano.RIPE - アザレア (Azalea) (2018)* *Offbeat extra: ダイスキ (Daisuki) (2016) - Daoko* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/japan-top-10-ri-ben-nototsupu10-jpop-hits/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
1 hr 18 min
Deep Dive from The Japan Times
Deep Dive from The Japan Times
The Japan Times
83: What is Clubhouse and why is it so popular in Japan?
On this week's episode we look at why Clubhouse, an invite-only social media platform, has become all the rage in Japan. Here to discuss is Yuzuha Oka, a tech journalist at NewsPicks Japan, and also Austin Freeman, a Japan Times contributor and founder of the 13,000 member strong clubhouse group Tokyo Unearthed. Read more:  Why is Japan so intrigued by the audio app Clubhouse? (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/02/19/national/media-national/clubhouse-explainer/) (Patrick St. Michel, The Japan Times) Clubhouse tops Japan chart as CEOs and celebrities embrace chat app (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/02/10/business/corporate-business/clubhouse-japan-app-chart/) (Bloomberg via The Japan Times) Clubhouse app offers Chinese rare glimpse of censor-free debate (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/02/08/asia-pacific/clubhouse-china-censorship/) (The Japan Times) Facebook said to be building a product to compete with Clubhouse (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/02/11/business/clubhouse-facebook-product/) (The Japan Times) You’ve been invited to Clubhouse. Your privacy hasn’t (https://www.vox.com/recode/22278601/clubhouse-invite-privacy-contacts-app) (Sara Morrison, Vox) On this episode: Yuzuha Oka (Clubhouse: @yuzu): Twitter (https://twitter.com/yuzuhaoka) | Website (https://yuzuhaoka.wordpress.com/highlights/)   Austin Freeman (Clubhouse: @anxiety): Articles (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/author/austin-freeman/) Oscar Boyd (Clubhouse: @omhboyd): Twitter (https://twitter.com/omhboyd) | Articles (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/author/oscar-boyd/) | Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/oscar.boyd/) Announcements: Sign up to the Deep Dive mailing list (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/email-newsletters/) and be notified every time a new episode comes out. Get in touch with us at deepdive@japantimes.co.jp. Support the show! Rate us, review us and share this episode with a friend if you've enjoyed it. Follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/japandeepdive) , and give us feedback. This episode of Deep Dive may be supported by advertising based on your location. Advertising is sourced by Audioboom and is not affiliated with The Japan Times. Photo: Clubhouse as it appears on the App Store.
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