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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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Why this Kobe Beef Has An Insane 9 YEAR Waiting List!

Just give her some damn croquettes!...

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The Tokyo Cafe Designed to Stop Customers Procrastinating!

You're not allowed out until you've finished your novel!...

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A Sad Ending for the Japanese Man Who Married a Hologram!

Farewell, my sweet. Pete and Chris will return this Wednesday for more fun and games!...

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Japan's Population Plummets 640,000 for Biggest Drop on Record

Aaaaand Pete and Chris will return on Sunday, where we'll do it all over again!...

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The Ultimate Way to Propose in Japan

Happy Sunday all! Pete and Chris will return on Wednesday for more of this, and in the meantime let us know what you're about over at [email protected]! Boom!...

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How Japan's Electric Chopsticks Make Food Healthy

Bzzzzt! Right in the gob!...

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Why Women Aren't Allowed in Japanese Adult Stores

Pete and Chris will be back for more top-floor fun on Wednesday evening so join them then!...

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How Chris Perforated His Eardrum on Journey Across Japan | Feat. American Pete!

[email protected] if you've got an idea for how Pete should spent his time (either Petes, to be honest) and the show will be back this Sunday, babes!...

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Why Abroad in Japan Got Demonetised by Youtube This Week | Feat. Joey the Anime Man

The things Chris did in that video. For. Shame. (Go check it out!)...

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Be Careful Which Bars You Go Inside in Osaka

Be careful which bars you go in *anywhere* we say!...

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The Japanese Store Where You Can Pay with Just Your Face

Pete and Chris are back with their faces, talking out of them at times, all for your delectation....

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Which Place in Japan Has the Best Food? | Feat. Sharla!

Pete Donaldson is still away! So Chris is instead joined by YouTube star Sharla in Japan and they are answering the question - Which place in Japan has the best food?...

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12 Must See Places in Japan | Feat. Ryotaro!

We're back with Ryotaro! He gives us 12 must-see places in Japan, so listen on to find out more!...

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When Will Japan Re-Open to the World? | Feat. Ryotaro!

YouTuber and debut pod guest Ryotaro joins us for the first of two episodes. Today, he talks us through his amazing life!...

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Japan's Biggest Earthquake in 10 Years Wrecks Abroad in Japan Studio

Here's ya boi Chris, with a little mini-podcast, ready to blow your socks off with information and pathos and stories about a busted up studio....

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End of an Era as Iconic Japanese Virtual Youtuber Says Goodbye

The very non-virtual Pete and Chris will return on the 27th for more fun and games (and podcasts)....

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Japan's Creepy 300 Year Old Mermaid Mummy Investigated by Scientists

Fishy business with Petey Pie and Crafty Chris!...

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How Chris REALLY Felt Interviewing Ken Watanabe

It's finally here! The meeting of the minds - one of People magazine's 50 most beautiful people back in 2004, and Ken Watanabe!...

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Why Pete REALLY Failed His Interview to Teach in Japan

Postscript: Pete went through his old yahoo account to see if he could find any correspondence about the sorry affair. Turns out they deleted all the emails older than two years ago. As if those years have been that good....

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Tokyo's Grumpiest Japanese Man is in Asakusa Selling Bread

Can ya even melon bear it? Petey-kun and Chrissy-chan will return very soon for more podcast fun - but in the meantime get your questions and answers and daft stories in to [email protected]!...

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Don't Hug People in Japan | Awkward Etiquette Explained

...but if you do, just a quick one will suffice. Leave their ribs be!...

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Why I Love Japanese Nightlife

Dancing. Sweaty people, dancing. Ooolong tea and Moscow Mules on tap....

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How a Failing Osaka Cafe Turned Around Their Business Overnight

Cats. The answer is always cats. Cats everywhere!...

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Why NOT to Drink Alcohol and Ride Bicycles in Japan

Pete and Chris will be back on Wednesday for more Japan-shaped hi-jinx!...

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Why Valentines Day in Japan is Broken into 2 Days!

Probably to sell more blimmin' cards!...

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$50 Strawberries & $200 Watermelons | Japan's Crazily Expensive Luxury Fruit

Someone's been having it away with some prize strawberries, and Pete and Chris are on the case!...

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Seven Eleven Japan Unleashes Holographic ATMs!

Spooky ghost ATMs for all! Pete and Chris finger their keypads with wanton abandon here on the pod, and if you'd like to steer the jury just send a missive to [email protected]!...

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The Dark Side of Japan's Money Lending Culture

Pete and Chris will return, like furious money collectors on Wednesday evening at 2200 (GMT, baby!)...

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Why I Didn't Get Homesick Moving to Japan

Open up your hate, and let it flow into Chris and Pete! Get up, come on get down with the sickness!...