May 22, 2018
David E. Wells
David E. Wells is an American chef who has been preparing Japanese food professionally for 35 years. The delicate dishes he creates are firmly grounded in the core values of Japanese cuisine. Instead of working at a restaurant, he provides catering services for clients...
May 15, 2018
Pop quiz: what country has the highest density of vending machines in the world? That’s right: Japan! Okay, that wasn’t a particularly tough quiz – the show is called Japanology Plus, after all. Even those who have never set foot in Japan have likely heard tales of...
What makes Japanese hot springs so great? What makes a haunted house fun? What’s a cool place in Tokyo to grab a drink? Peter Barakan picks five shows that made a big impression on him.
Peter Barakan is a Tokyo-based freelance broadcaster, who has been creating and presenting radio programs featuring an eclectic mix of music for 35 years. Born in London in 1951, he studied Japanese at the University of London’s School of Oriental and...
Born in Washington, D.C. in 1973, Matt’s interest in Japan was first kindled by robot toys in his childhood. These days the whole world loves anime, sushi, and countless other aspects of Japanese culture, but things were quite different back then. After majoring...
Emma is a British actor from London who is based in Japan. Her interest in acting started when she was very young, and she had roles in lots of productions at a drama club associated with the Theatre Royal Norwich. She studied acting at Mountview Theatre...