• Tokyo Podcast 27: 100 Yen Japanese Arcade Experience

    Tokyo Podcast talks to Brad Crawford about his latest film 100 Yen: The Japanese arcade experience. Filmed on location in Japan, 100 Yen takes a look at the evolution and growth of arcades in Japan. Featuring interviews with industry insiders, game programmers and top gamers this film is sure to excite the gaming aficionados.

  • Tokyo Podcast 26: Get to Japan

    On this show we are joined by Fab who along with his partner Drew run the website Get to Japan. On their site they offer a 6-step process in which users can effectively implement from virtually anywhere in the world, in order to obtain the proper motivation to effectively learn Japanese and get to Japan.

  • Tokyo Podcast 25: Stories of Recovery

    On March 11, 2011 a powerful magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The earthquake triggered a massive tsunami that killed over 15,000 people and destroyed over 125,000 homes and buildings. On this show I bring you four stories of survival and recovery from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.

  • Tokyo Podcast 24: Happy Movie

    In a recent survey the New York Times found that Japan ranked 90th in the world and dead last among industrialized nations for happiness while less economically developed countries such as Bangladesh ranked much higher. My guest today is film maker Eiji Han Shimizu who’s new film ‘HAPPY’ attempts to find the answer to the […]