One of the most disturbing records that Japan holds is that it has one of the highest suicide records in the world with an average of 82 suicides per day!
Popular YouTuber Bobby Judo talks about the truth about getting on TV in Japan and tells us about all the hard work that it took for him to reach his goal of hosting his own cooking show.
Long time resident, Ruth Jarman has combined her knowledge of Japanese business with her love for Japan to produce her first book which chronicles all the great things that she sees about Japan.
Paul Ufema’s grandfather, an officer in the US Navy was given 3 Japanese swords. For many years the swords sat in the basement collecting dust until Paul decided to see if they could return the swords to their rightful owners in Japan.
Reverend Takafumi Kawakami talks about the role that Buddhism plays in modern day Japan and the work that he is doing to revitalize his temple as a centre for learning in his community.
Amy Chavez talks about her book ‘Japan Funny Side Up’ which offers valuable insights into the strange and wacky aspects of Japanese culture.
The shinkansen is a marvel of technology and engineering that has revolutionized travel in Japan. On this show we delve into the history and details of the shinkansen and the impact its has had on Japan.