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Tokyo Manga Shop & Anime Studio Mega Tour

Anime and manga fans are increasing world wide! Tokyo is at the center of it all so in this episode, John Daub and Patrick W. Galbraith, author of the Otaku Encyclopedia and Moe Manifesto head to Nakano Broadway and Mandarake, a famous manga shop. This place is otaku heaven!

Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience

Japan’s Capsule Hotels are more than cheap places to crash. This type of hotel is distinctively Japanese in style, cramming in as much as possible into a tiny space to make a comfortable experience, but can a guest really be comfortable in one?

Hiroshima Okonomiyaki Lunch Experiment

Hiroshima is one of Japan’s top destinations, and when you’re hungry, you have to try okonomiyaki. Hiroshima has it’s own original style, and it’s not so simple to make. John travels to Okonomimura, a building full of Okonomiyaki shops

Harajuku Fashion: Takeshita Street Adventure

Harajuku is the center of Japanese Youth Fashion. Cute and colorful, the pop fashion culture is thriving here, and John Daub goes deep into it. He becomes a Harajuku guy! What exactly is Harajuku fashion? Let’s cruise down Harajuku’s famous Takeshita-Dori for the complete first-hand […]

Super Escalator Adventure

Japan’s escalators are a microcosm of Japanese society — uniqueness and creativity, but we also see Japan’s politeness, manners and even customer service all on moving steps. In this episode, we travel to Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo and Kawasaki to see some of Japan’s amazing escalators! […]

The Naked Man Festival

On one of the winter’s coldest nights in Japan, you will find 10,000 screaming men running the streets around Okayama’s Saidaiji Temple naked except for a thin loin cloth. It’s one of the most unusual sights you can see in Japan — and it’s also […]