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Voices in Japan

By Voices in Japan

Discover what everyday life in Japan is REALLY like! Weekly podcast episodes with half-Japanese/half-American Burke (18 years in Japan) and Ben from England (13 years in Japan), based in Hokkaido, and their guests sharing experiences on dating, marriage, working at Japanese companies, teaching at all education levels, traditions, martial arts, the struggles of life here, and the reasons why Japan is truly an amazing place to be living!

  1. 1.
    Building a Japanese-Friendly International Pub10/20/2020
    56:53
  2. 2.
    Benefits of Being a Foreigner in Japan10/13/2020
    50:03
  3. 3.
    Surprising Things You See in Japan10/06/2020
    1:02:14
  4. 4.
    All About Martial Arts in Japan09/29/2020
    1:05:27
  5. 5.
    The Best English (and Japanese) Manga Available!09/22/2020
    50:27
  6. 6.
    Living the Life Building Furniture in Niseko09/15/2020
    1:05:58
  7. 7.
    Life in Kobe and the Scotland-Japan Whiskey Connection09/08/2020
    54:05
  8. 8.
    Sex Establishments in Japan (with Japanese Comedian Meshida)09/01/2020
    46:54
  1. 9.
    Car Auctions, Racetracks, and the Car Export Business in Japan08/25/2020
    52:36
  2. 10.
    Zoos, Aquariums, and Pet Life in Japan08/18/2020
    53:39
  3. 11.
    Obon: Dancing with the Dead08/12/2020
    43:54
  4. 12.
    Road Rage and Essential Tips for Driving in Japan08/04/2020
    56:03
  5. 13.
    Should You "Go To Travel" Around Japan?07/28/2020
    42:10
  6. 14.
    Ido Gabay: Owner of Hokkaido Nature Tours07/21/2020
    59:09
  7. 15.
    Michael Howard, Author of the Highly Entertaining Novel, “The Salaryman”07/14/2020
    54:04
  8. 16.
    Japan's #1 Headhunter, Law Professor, Family Guy, and Tokyo Insider07/07/2020
    56:01
  9. 17.
    A Japanese Woman’s Choice of America, Tokyo, or Sapporo06/30/2020
    39:04
  10. 18.
    Hacking Tokyo: The Ultimate Guide to Life in Tokyo and Japan!06/23/2020
    35:02
  11. 19.
    Lifestyle Changes in Sapporo that will Remain After Coronavirus06/16/2020
    43:03
  12. 20.
    A lawyer’s whirlwind ride from America to Sapporo.06/10/2020
    38:08
  13. 21.
    Friction with the Japanese In-laws06/02/2020
    1:07:05
  14. 22.
    Opposing High Heels at Work and the Progress of Female Working Conditions05/26/2020
    41:56
  15. 23.
    Pro Japanese Soccer Itching to Restart After Coronavirus Lockdown05/19/2020
    46:48
  16. 24.
    Cool Gadgets That Are Actually Used Every Day in Japan05/12/2020
    46:53
  17. 25.
    A Visitor's Guide to Japan05/05/2020
    42:31
  18. 26.
    Covid Isolation, Japan Style!04/28/2020
    41:27
  19. 27.
    The Bright Side of Coronavirus04/21/2020
    47:05
  20. 28.
    Frustrating Things About Living in Japan04/14/2020
    37:55
  21. 29.
    Odd Japanese Behavior04/10/2020
    52:49
  22. 30.
    15 Fun and Amusing Facts About Japan04/01/2020
    41:50
  23. 31.
    Busting Myths about Japan03/25/2020
    43:31
  24. 32.
    Road Trip Through All 47 Prefectures in Japan03/18/2020
    48:35
  25. 33.
    Viruses and Snow Problems: Hokkaido Winter 202003/11/2020
    43:30
  26. 34.
    Can Westerners Fit into the Japanese Senior-junior System? 03/04/2020
    42:42
  27. 35.
    Coronavirus Forces Hokkaido to the Extreme!03/02/2020
    41:32
  28. 36.
    Stereotypes about Japanese People02/26/2020
    45:41
  29. 37.
    Rules for a First Date02/19/2020
    40:59
  30. 38.
    Made in Japan English02/12/2020
    43:56
  31. 39.
    Overtourism Ruffling Feathers in Japan01/29/2020
    46:23
  32. 40.
    Injustice in Japan01/22/2020
    1:02:32
  33. 41.
    Things That Turn Japanese Women on01/16/2020
    46:04
  34. 42.
    Odd Jobs in Japan01/09/2020
    46:48
  35. 43.
    Do Japanese People Celebrate Christmas?12/26/2019
    33:20
  36. 44.
    Difficulty Finding a Life Partner12/18/2019
    38:04
  37. 45.
    Controversies Surrounding the New Japanese Emperor12/12/2019
    41:45
  38. 46.
    Celebrity Scandals and Drugs in Japan12/04/2019
    37:55
  39. 47.
    What Are The Strangest Japanese Foods?11/28/2019
    48:09
  40. 48.
    Annoying Mannerisms and Characteristics11/21/2019
    51:17
  41. 49.
    Can Sumo Wrestling Make a Comeback?11/13/2019
    40:55
  42. 50.
    Japanese Rock, Pop, and Everything In Between11/07/2019
    53:13
  43. 51.
    Theme Park Thrills10/31/2019
    38:27
  44. 52.
    Halloween, the Japanese Way10/24/2019
    44:41
  45. 53.
    Consumer Tax Hike Troubles10/17/2019
    36:14
  46. 54.
    Departing This Life10/10/2019
    42:28
  47. 55.
    Surprise! Unkind Japanese Do Exist!10/03/2019
    40:19
  48. 56.
    Japan's Dark Recycling Secret09/26/2019
    29:21
  49. 57.
    Benefits of the Japanese Diet09/19/2019
    43:32
  50. 58.
    Living Abroad as a Japanese Female09/12/2019
    32:17
  51. 59.
    Rugby World Cup in Japan Part 209/04/2019
    41:33
  52. 60.
    Rugby World Cup in Japan Part 108/29/2019
    38:20
  53. 61.
    Japanese Ladies Describe Their Ideal Man08/21/2019
    37:58
  54. 62.
    Inside a Japanese Professional Football Club Part 208/15/2019
    43:05
  55. 63.
    Inside a Japanese Professional Football Club Part 108/08/2019
    43:40
  56. 64.
    Are Japanese People Headed to Extinction?08/01/2019
    39:55
  57. 65.
    How Affordable is Japanese Healthcare?07/25/2019
    46:03
  58. 66.
    Working with the Yakuza07/18/2019
    46:32
  59. 67.
    Japan’s Dual Nationality Problem07/11/2019
    46:05
  60. 68.
    Japan’s Love For Old Technology07/04/2019
    38:35
  61. 69.
    The Fake Plastic Bonsai of Hospitality 06/27/2019
    42:07
  62. 70.
    Hired as a Teacher, Living like a Rockstar!06/19/2019
    36:12
  63. 71.
    The Weird World of Apartment Hunting and Buying in Japan06/05/2019
    37:08
  64. 72.
    Quirky Japan: Face Masks, Monster Crows, and Ghosts05/29/2019
    42:37
  65. 73.
    Lights, Camera, Action! Breaking into the Japanese Entertainment Industry05/22/2019
    42:49
  66. 74.
    The Importance of Blood Type in Japan05/15/2019
    38:57
  67. 75.
    Do I or Don’t I get married in Japan?05/07/2019
    36:45
  68. 76.
    Hokkaido Life: Ending the Heisei Era with a 10 day Golden Week Holiday05/01/2019
    42:52
  69. 77.
    Interview: Yumi shares the truth about fitness and the mindset of Japanese women!04/24/2019
    40:31
  70. 78.
    Beer, Sake, Shochu, Sleep......Repeat!04/17/2019
    45:06
  71. 79.
    Slave to the Salaryman Life!04/10/2019
    46:32
  72. 80.
    Japanese Men's Makeup and Grooming04/02/2019
    36:17
  73. 81.
    Mastering The Japanese Language!03/27/2019
    42:27
  74. 82.
    Do Japanese Students Really Study That Hard?03/19/2019
    32:44
  75. 83.
    Who to Trust?? The Great East Japan Earthquake 8 Years Later03/12/2019
    40:57
  76. 84.
    Experiencing Hokkaido’s Biggest Ever Earthquake!03/06/2019
    29:48
  77. 85.
    Becoming An Adult In Japan02/27/2019
    19:40
  78. 86.
    Don't Do THAT On The Subway! The Japanese Hate It! 02/20/2019
    35:57
  79. 87.
    It's A Man's World On Valentine's Day In Japan02/14/2019
    39:00
  80. 88.
    Top 3 Reasons To Live In Japan02/11/2019
    51:34

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