Big in Japan
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Bilingual Owarai comedians residing in Tokyo talk about what's big in Japan.
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 20: A dirty, dirty episode.||-The hells of moving house in Japan. -Haunted/Death housing rules in Japan. -Public baths in Japan: Poo, Balls, butts, and Sexy time. -Shocking bathroom stories -Comedy contests||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19: Deep Comedy Talk||-What are comedy contests in Japan? Why are Japanese people so obsessed with contests? -What are Maesetsu? What is the difference between being a warm up comedian in Japan VS a warm up comedian in America. -The best way to warm up a studio audience...||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: BJ Fox||BJ Fox is an English stand up comedian who wrote and starred in NHK World’s most popular drama “Home Sweet Tokyo.” -What it’s like filming and writing a comedy drama for Japanese TV. -The difference between Stand up Comedy and Japanese...||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: Questions from our Listeners||-Questions from our listeners -The Religious group that controls the Japanese entertainment industry. -PC culture in Japan||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 16: Mother Complex||-Japanese man kills his wife and his mom helps him bury her. -Homeless people in Japan VS Homeless people in the US -Mother complex in Japan. -Studying at home everyday makes you want to do your mom? wait, what?||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15: Potty Talk||Potty talk and questions from our listners.||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 14: Japanese History with JJ||-The sexy history of Kabuki Theater -Getting searched by the Japanese Police -Getting adopted as an adult in Japan -Japanese Ghosts -Nick’s embarrassing story JJ’s Twitch: J2tehj2||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan: Episode 13||Big in Japan Episode 13: Nick’s narccisistic updates: Nogieigo Season 2, McDonalds Japan commercial! -The new Japanese copyright infringement fiasco! -Shinkansen knife attack. -The Tokyo mindset= “Don’t be a hero!” -Shooting JAV in public.||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: No money, Mo' Problems||-The football incident. -AKB’s Miki Nishino. Where is she today? -Yoshimoto money -Sashihara Scandal -Shoplifters movie -Poor people in Japan||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 11||Big in Japan Episode:11 -What are Japanese “Chikan?” -The worst Kanji Tattoos westerners put on themselves. -The real reason Tattoos are taboo in Japan (Not because of Yakuza). -Weed and other Drugs in Japan. -The difference between Japanese high...||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 10: Geinin Copyrights and Idol Death Threats||Big in Japan Episode:10 -The famous Black Samurai and the effect Gaki no Tsukai had on his carrier. Born and raised blackface. -Hyokkorihan and copyright issues in the Japanese entertainment industry. -Nogizaka 46’s Mai Shiraishi gets death threats.||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 9: Slave Idol Contracts||Big in Japan Episode 9: Slave Idol Contracts -What It’s like to work as a female idol in Japan -Rola leaving her agency -Nick’s stories about meeting Rola -Stephen’s police story -Ippatsu Gags -Questions from our listeners||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 8: RetroGaijin||Big in Japan Episode 8: RetroGaijin Today’s special guest is… The American Twitch master in Japan… RetroGaijin! Games, Japan life, Otaku life, Twitch talk and Japanese Brothels. Check it out on iTunes, Youtube and Libsyn.||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 7 Live: Idol and Enka News||Big in Japan Live from Tokyo. -Yoshimotozaka 46 results. -Jero quitting the Enka world! -Tokio Yamaguchi quitting Johnny’s Check it out on, iTunes, Lisbyn and Youtube!||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: Real Yakuza Stories||Big in Japan Episode 6: Real Yakuza Stories -Japanese apartments =Norwegian prisons? -Actual Yakuza encounters -Going out with a chick who was married to the mob -Yakuza= Middle School Sopranos? -Yakuza man love baby. Check it out on iTunes, Libsyn...||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 5: Idol Scandals||-Tokio Yamaguchi’s big ass scandal. -The dark side of Idol companies in Japan. -Japanese Sexy Yoga?! -Yoshimotozaka and NogiEigo updates!||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4:Translating Manga||-Translating Hentai Manga -What it’s like to pull your wee wee out on Japanese TV. -Cheating in Japan||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 3: Yoshimotozaka 46||-The Sumo incident: Hey! No women in the Sumo ring! - Stephen gives us some info on the new Yoshimoto/Akimoto Yasushi collaboration. -nmb48 -The difference between Kanto and Kansai.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 2: The Japanese Pizza Incident||-Japanese shows that piss off tourists. -Why Japanese TV is fake. -Public intoxication in Japan -Japanese Pizza guys and buttholes -fetishes and crime Check it out!||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig in Japan Episode 1: Comedy and the Japanese Geino Kai||In this episode, Nick, Lethin, Stephen and Black Samurai introduce themselves. Then, the conversation quickly leads to the dark side of the Japanese entertainment industry and a glimpse into what Japanese comedy actually is.||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love this show
Really love this show, use it as my #1 source for what’s going on in the land of the rising sun!
The best source of Japanese entertainment news
A great podcast with four great Japanese comedians who give us a unique inside look at Japan's entertainment industry
Great show with a unique angle. Wish the episodes would be longer and a little better audio quality.