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How to ruin your reputation in Japan: Kim Kardashian's masterclass

News/Politics  Podcasts  Pete   Pete recommends a book about crime, Chris plugs Pete's brand new youtube channel and they both take a look at Kim Kardashians pants for reasons best kept to themselves...

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The Biggest LIE about Japan

Japan is one of the world's most misunderstood cultures. How healthy is the food really? Is the country a technological marvel? And how friendly is everyone in everyday life? We explore the food, the etiquette and the technology to unravel the realit...

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My Apartment vs. Japan's BIGGEST Earthquake in 10 Years

Living in Japan you get used to earthquakes pretty fast. But then there are the big ones. Yesterday a magnitude 7.4 quake struck - Japan's biggest in 10 years - off the coast of Sendai. Today, we inspect the damage....

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Stalker in Japan uses worrying method to locate victim

Pete and Chris are back with another slice of AIJ: The Podcast, as Japan recovers from Typhoon Hagibis....

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Why Japan's $1bn mascot is banned from The Olympics…

Chris updates the world on his favourite dough-bothering vending machine, and we find out about Kumamoto’s favourite son. Or daughter. ...

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Should travellers be worried about Fukushima?

The radiation may be lower than most people experience on an aeroplane, so why don't people visit Fukushima? ...

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Can a foreigner ever *truly* be Japanese?

Can a foreigner ever truly feel Japanese? We're also reading some of your emails. ...

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Japan's 40 year old virgins and a worrying population time-bomb

When a man and a woman love each other very much, they give one another a special hug......

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You can buy popularity in Japan!

A poorly Chris gamely drags himself through another AIJ podcast, with wisdom to impart, and fevered sweat to...sweat....

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Is Japan losing patience with foreign tourists?

Park rules: leave your Japan as you'd like to find it, or something like that. Ranger Chris says so....

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Japanese company turns sex into renewable energy

White day rolls around once again...in the hay, it seems. ...

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Gender equality in Japan - does it exist anywhere?

A topic that's been dominating Japan recently, the search for something approaching equal rights for women continues. Spoiler: they ain't even close. ...

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Japan Vs. Korea - 10 ways they're different

Chris and Pete are back together, and they're sharing their experiences on recent trips to Korea. It won't surprise you to hear that Coolish gets a mention. ...