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Podcasts


Tune in to the No.1 Podcast about life in Japan as Chris Broad and co-host Pete Donaldson discuss weird, wacky and wonderful news going on around the country. From insider travel tips, and language learning secrets, to hilariously awkward travel stories sent in by listeners and a weekly Q&A answering your questions. With over 100 episodes and broadcast every Wednesday, there’s no better place to learn about life in Japan while you’re on the go.

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Gwen Stefani Faces Backlash After Declaring ‘I’m Japanese’

We've all had a lovely waffle from Harajuku and said some mad stuff, haven't we? ...

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The Foreign Tourist Who Drunkenly Broke into a Japanese Home

Let the rugby man sleep, dammit! ...

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Japan's Worst Etiquette Mistake Explained

Bones - we've all gottem, baby! ...

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The Stunning Japanese Hot Spring That'll Burn Your Legs Off

If can't stand the heat...just turn down the thermostat! ...

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Japan's Ultimate 4,000 Mile Marriage Proposal Explained

More GPS fun next week - GREAT PETER SEXINESS we mean. Chris will also attend. ...

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Why Japan's Cat Rental Subscription Service is a Bad Idea

Meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow [email protected] meow meow meow ...

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Why Chris avoids Christmas in Japan!

Pete and Chris and a dose of Abroad In Japan fun on Christmas Day! Hope you had a great day everyone, and if you didn't, there's always next year! ...

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35 Percent Of Japan Never Wants To Travel Overseas Again!

And Pete and Chris will return on Christmas Day for a podcast in which they barely mention Christmas because their admin is terrible! ...

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Why Chris has left Japan!

Pete, the old one, joins Chris for a review of all thing AIJ - including a chess boxing match, the first ever Abroad In Japan event in London, and Natsuki being sick in a hat! ...

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How Chris WON the Chess Boxing Fight in LA (Feat. Pete Premiertwo)

After missing a show for the first time in actual years, Chris is back with a good excuse, he was busy getting punched in the head! Here's American Pete and Chris to explain what happened. ...

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12 Things Chris Hates about Japan

With music from Save Ferris. ...

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Wild Boar Terrorises Rural Japanese Town

Pow pow! It's boar for dinner, kids! ...

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Japanese Fans Generously Tidy Up World Cup

HUB: where everybody knows your name. And Richarlison! ...

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Coolish: the results are in!

It's the perfect thing for those arm November nights! ...

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Shisha in Japan - is it ever a good idea?

Pete and Chris will be back Sunday night with more hand to air firework action, join us then! ...

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How to Sneak into a Love Hotel (Short Ep!)

A tiny amuse-bouche of an ep, since Chris is a poorly tiger. But don't worry, he'll be firing on all of his cylinders this coming Wednesday, when the show returns. POW! ...

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Japan's most overated burger restaurant!

Hi there! Are you enjoying the podcast? Super. We'll be back this Sunday for more fun! ...

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When Dating a Stranger in Kyoto Goes Horribly Wrong

Charming men, doing charming things. ...

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What NOT to Say When Leaving a Japanese Restaurant

"I hated all of this food and will soon be sick" ...

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This is Japan's Worst Ever Tinder Date

Pete and Chris will return this Wednesday for more Japan-related nonsense!...

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When Eating Ramen Goes Horribly Wrong

Chris is fresh from his Halloween spooktacular, and Pete's just mainly been eating sweets....

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Why Chris Joined the Tokyo Yamanote Line Marathon This Week!

And Pete and Mr Chris will be back right here on Wednesday evening doing what they do...third best!...

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Why People Want to Get Married So Soon in Japan

Goes together like a horse and carriage!...

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Why Japanese Women Can't Re-marry soon after Divorce (but Men can)

A divorce? HEH HEH HEH...

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Japan's Oldest Toilet Accidentally Damaged in Car Crash!

Crash bang wallop, what a khazi!...

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Why Japan Has the Highest Life Expectancy in the World!

Pete and Chris will return on Wednesday for more of this silly nonsense!...

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The Japanese Convenience Store Made of Ice

Back once again in their respective vocal booths, Pete and Chris stay frosty!...

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Did Chris Get Pranked in Tokyo This Week?

With Pete on yet another jaunt to the USA, Chris is joined this week by Sharla! Join us for a chat about everything from catfishing astronauts to the amazing news that Japan is finally open to travellers - though we'll save the fireworks until later ...