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Episode #114

What You Need to Know to Make it in Japan!

November 8, Fri. 2019

Foreigners Following their Dreams in Japan!

This time, we follow a woman from Germany who works with Japanese kimono and a student from the UK working hard to spread Tokyo fashion back home.

We also show you the real face of our favorite reporter, Mr. Yabatan.

Watch and you might learn some hints to help you find your dream in Japan!

Episode #113

Tradition Loves Kawaii Too!

November 1, Fri. 2019

Japan is full of various goods that reinvent Japanese traditions with brand new ideas! This time, we're introducing you to items and shops in Tokyo and Kyoto that are based on Japanese tradition and culture.
Also, don't miss our special on kokeshi, traditional Japanese wooden dolls that have been in a mini renaissance lately. Kokeshi fans tell us what they love most about the traditional Japanese craft.

Episode #112

Style Up With the Birds!

October 11, Fri. 2019

Right now, people all around Japan are falling in love with birds!

We visit people who care for birds and get to see the kawaii behaviors of parakeets and Java finches first-hand. We also check out a popular bird cafe and find plenty of bird-themed desserts and merchandise.

Don’t miss it!

Episode #111

Can't Get Enough: The Latest Stationery

October 4, Fri. 2019

Japan is a stationery lover's paradise, and this time we're bringing you all the newest items!
We visit an event about a particular type of ink that is all the rage among stationery girls and learn the secrets to writing cute notes and diary entries.
Plus, the newest info on Japan's unique hanko stamp culture!

In the studio, a pen spinning world champion shows us techniques the pros use.

Don't miss it!

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Episode #110

Tokyo, Capital of T-shirt Culture

Broadcast on September 6, Fri 2019

Episode #109

The Hot! The Cool! Best Tokyo Beverages

Broadcast on August 2, Fri. 2019

Episode #108

Unique! Japan! Travel! Tips!

Broadcast on July 12, Fri. 2019

Episode #107

Gadgets, Toys and Games for All

Broadcast on July 5, Fri. 2019

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