Power, politics, emperor's visit to UK, the eclipse, McDonald's and special guest Ruth Shiraishi on the JPOD

TOKYO —

Join me on the JPOD this week as we discuss the latest news and gossip about what’s happening in Japan. We are joined by Japan Today editor Chris Betros and NPR radio host and journalist John Matthews as we discuss politics, power shortages, the emperor’s visit to Britain, the solar eclipse, a strange McDonald’s job offer, sushidols, human flesh powder from China and other news topics.

Special guest, author Ruth Shiraishi, discusses her new book on 33 of the best practices in business and life she has witnessed among Japanese people over the years.

Kaleb James brings us up to date on what concerts not to miss.

All this and lots more on the JPOD!

Listen on:
Japan Today Podcast
Japan Today iTunes
Japan Today Soundcloud

Author Infomation

Kamasami Kong
Kamasami Kong
Kong is a long-time radio veteran in Japan, having started in the late 1970s on a record album project with DJ Katsuya Kobayashi and musician Tatsurou Yamashita, called "COME ALONG II." Since then, he has had radio programs on FM YOKOHAMA, INTER-FM, TOKYO-FM and FM802 in Osaka. His programs are currently being heard in the Kansai area on FM COCOLO. He pioneered the Tokyo MetPod, and is now publishing the Kong Show, a podcast featuring news, interviews, entertainment and more.
Website: http://www.japantoday.com/

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    Ninjazilla

    More news please, less Tokyo centric info, its Jpod not Tokyopod right? But Thanks! Keep em coming.

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