Renting apartments after a death occurs, Osaka stabbings, Japan's suicide rate, Oi reactors, Ishihara's Senkaku fund - all on the JPOD
Join us on the JPOD as we discuss the latest news and what’s happening in Japan.
On news issues, we hear from NPR radio host and journalist John Matthews and Japan Today editor Chris Betros on Tokyo Gov Shintaro Ishihara’s fund to buy the Senkakus, the stabbings in Osaka, the Oi reactor restart, the nation’s suicide rate and a teacher busted for filming up students’ skirts.
Real Estate Japan general manager Adam German gives a fascinating insight into what happens when deaths occur in a residence and how realtors go about finding subsequent tenants. Digital media producer Joseph Tame brings us up to date on tech news and the exciting TEDx Tokyo talent search.
Metropolis movie reviewer Don Morton tells us what movies to see and what movies to miss, while musician Kaleb James previews some upcoming events, especially Fuji Rock Fest. Tokyo Comedy Store’s Bob Werley is also on hand to provide some witty commentary and read out some comments from Japan Today readers.
All this and lots more on the JPOD!