More girls from AKB speak out about their shitty shitty lives, the emperor makes a new move, one away from the meat futon and there is some non sassy head snapping going on.
The 50th episode milestone. Thank you to everyone who has listened so far. This episode takes a slight tone change in the middle as I used a new app to record on my phone and the room was acoustically different.
Just trying to find more ways to work in time to record.
This week, learn about escalator culture, we predict it won’t end well.
Japan leaves the international whaling commission, because they keep trying to NOT kill whales.
Find out how revelers were caught and arrested but not by the cop that forgot his gun in the toilet.
Why is slurping ok in Japan? I have theories, but that doesn’t mean I have answers.
Say good-bye to beepers and maybe the president of Renault because he’s being held in the purgatory that is Japanese litigation.
More advice for criminals and other tidbits.
The news of the week is a 3 year old power harassment case, excessive touting (which is a thing, I just learned), a study on if young people are knocking boots, and the standard, Yakuza and Disney are both bastard organizations.
Also, the laws of robotics.
The offending video mentioned in the podcast, which is seriously hard to watch.
Gambling in Japan is a surprisingly old, yet soon to be a brand new thing.
Japan is a country that is frustratingly strict on following rules. From NHK to beer machines, it’s something you should know about before you come here.