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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson...in Japan?

Weird & Wonderful  Podcasts  Pete   Chris and Pete talk all things Rugby World Cup as the fans don’t exactly cover themselves in glory.

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Why Google Translate FAILS at Japanese

Translating between Japanese and English can go horribly wrong. We explore HOW and WHY, as well as the most common mistake made by all new Japanese learners....

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Why I DON'T Watch JAPANESE TV

Japanese TV is beloved the world over. But is it really as good as people think it is? I recount my three most awkward experiences on Japanese Television and reveal my reasons for why I avoid watching it....

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What NO-ONE Tells You About Japan

What do I dislike about Japan the most? Why do strangers here always randomly ask your age? Who's in my basement? And how did a Giant Hornet once lead me to almost crash my car? The answers to all these questions and more, lie within....

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When English in Japan Goes HORRIBLY Wrong

Engrish. Japanglish. Whatever you want to call it, when Japanese-English marketing goes wrong, the results are spectacular. But WHY is English used so frequently in Japan and how bad can it really get?...

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Tokyo's Harajuku district loses the greatest store ever

A fax machine special! Chris and Pete tackle voice overs, Japanese rockstars, karaoke bars and the sad demise of Condomania!...

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School bully insurance is a thing in Japan...

Chris gets super annoyed about digital rights algorithms, and we learn about a new kind of insurance…...

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Japan's best mascot

Pete and Chris begin the show with a hijacking, go on to talk about Mascots, and then the Olympics. A mixed bag! ...

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Japan's 10 Most Nightmarish Creations Revealed

Japan's mascots are a masterclass in creativity and horror. And some are a lot more frightening than others. In this video we uncover 10 of the scariest creations found across the country....

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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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A real life Tokyo horror story…

On the one year anniversary of Natsuki the movie, Pete and Chris talk all things vending machines – and we find out what happened to the one that made pizzas… ...

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The strangest conversation you can have in Japan!

Pete and Chris are back, googling things they probably shouldn't. ...

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Japanese billionaire risks life for art

Pete and Chris get a little spaced out as the former pleads for the chance to perform a bicycle kit in zero gravity. ...