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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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Tokyo Government to release official dating app!

Sexy stuff indeed......

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Survey says majority of Japanese 'do not feel friendly' toward China

Hullo me old China - Pete and Chris are here for more Abroad In Japan hi-jinx!...

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U.S. records confirm 12 U.S. soldiers died from Hiroshima A-bomb

And we'll be back on Sunday for more Abroad In Japan fun!...

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Japanese Travellers Stressed Sitting Alongside Strangers on Planes

Professional climbers Pete and Chris return to your ears for another AIJ MEGASHOW!...

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Nuisance Foreign Streamer Fined ¥200,000 & Kicked Out of Japan

We're sure that little idiot will return, one day. Yeesh!...

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How to get rich in Japan!

The Abroad In Japan show is a work of fiction. They're toasty warm, really!...

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The Japanese Compliment That Sounds Like an Insult!

Pete's burned off his fingerprints to evade capture by the feds, and Chris is going all out for 2024!...

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Earthquake On The West Coast of Honshu

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck the Japan Sea coast on Monday, flattening towns on the remote Noto peninsula....

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Nearly Half of Young Japanese Men Have Never Had a Girlfriend

Sexy stuff indeed. And by sexy, we mean not very sexy stuff at all....

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The Worst Thing You Can Do On a Tokyo Train

Chris is back in his unlovable hotel room, and Pete's car importing nightmare is drawing to a close, you'll be pleased to learn......

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Something Strange and Unexplained is Happening in Hokkaido!

Well Chris has been there, for one!...

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How Pete Got Robbed in London ft American Pete!

We'll be back on our usual schedule very soon, once Chris manages to defrost - in the meantime here's a show recorded on the road with none other than American 'crime magnet' Pete!...

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The Hardest Thing about Moving to Japan? Feat. Sharla

With Chris' journey across Japan putting pay to our Wednesday pod release this week - we thought we'd make it up to you by bringing you Sharla for our Sunday show. Enjoy!...

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On the road in a tiny car, with Natsuki and Ryotaro!

21 days. A 2,000km Journey Across Japan - and Ryotaro has joined the crew!...

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The Most Awkward Conversation with a Stranger on a Japanese Train

Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear....

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Hilton Hotels Vs. Japan: How Offensive was Their Removed Commercial?

Do you prefer a personal touch when it comes to hotels? [email protected] to get in touch!...

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Why Japanese Hospitality is Insanely Great

We would probably have slipped over and chucked the luggage under a train or something....

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Abroad in Japan’s Biggest Ever Project Kicks off in December!

Fear for Christopher. Fear for him!...

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How $250,000 of Japanese Kit Kats Got Stolen in America

If you like Kit Kats so much, why don't you STEAL A MASSIVE LORRY FULL...

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Why Teaching English in Japan Just Got Harder...

No puking at your desk, under pain of termination!...

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Japan’s Electric Car Boom!

Petey and Chrissy will return in a few days time sucking up all that delicious podcast electricity from the podcast electric terminals, or something....

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Is Japan using Using AI actors to avoid Scandal?

Our (very fallible human) boys will return on Wednesday night UK time for more tales from the East!...

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Is THIS Japan's Ugliest Place?

How proper blimmin' rude!...

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The Foreign Youtuber Riding Japan’s Trains Without Paying

Who needs a JR pass when you're a massive d*ckhead?!...

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Japan Strips Powerful Unification Church of Religious Status

No more el tax breako for el churcho, turns out!...

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Why Tokyo’s Public Baths Are Disappearing Fast: 50% Lost!

And does a VPN work to save you cash? Let us know if it's helped you!...

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Sushi Restaurant Prankster Gets 5 Year Sentence for Licking Soy Sauce!

It better have been worth it. Like proper, fancy soy sauce....

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The WORST Time to Visit Shibuya (Tokyo) Explained!

...When Pete's there, and he's been drinking red eyes ALL NIGHT....

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Why this Japanese Bar BANNED Foreigners, Illegally!

If I had my way, they wouldn't let me in either. Or something....

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The Dark Side of Japan’s Entertainment Industry Exposed

With over 478 victims coming forward, the late Johnny Kitagawa's talent agency's decision to continue has been branded ill-advised at best, and a joke at worst....