LWIF EP115: What Japanese Frozen Meals Are Like

Japan is well known for its food, from sushi to ramen, but what about everyday frozen meals that a tired parent might make after a long day of work? Well, watch the video and find out what kind of frozen food Japan has in its freezers. What are frozen meals like where you’re from?

LWIF X EP37: Japanese School Lunches (Kyushoku) | Q+A v6

This is a Q+A based off of the mini-documentary about Kyushoku (Japanese School Lunch) that I made. Probably best to watch that first if you haven’t already. This Q+A is brought to you by supporters on Patreon. To guarantee your question gets answered, go to https://www.patreon.com/lifewhereimfrom. To keep up to date and also get a chance to have your question answered, follow on the socials (links below).

LWIF EP113: Let’s Talk About Weird Japan

Thanks to the Great Courses Plus for sponsoring the video. You can get a FREE trial of the Great Courses Plus by going to TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/lifewhereimfrom. The Great Courses Plus is currently available to watch through a web browser to almost anyone in the world and optimized for the US, UK and Australian markets. The Great Courses Plus is currently working to both optimize the product globally and accept credit card payments globally. “What do you find weird about Japan?” That’s actually a question I got asked while doing an interview. I’ve always avoided talking about the weird, the wacky Japan.…

LWIF EP112: Kyushoku: The Making of a Japanese School Lunch

Ever since 1954, kyushoku (school lunch) has been an official part of the Japanese school curriculum. Over the years, the laws and menu items have changed, from adding the role of a nutritionist to including rice. Get an inside look into how the Japanese school lunch is made and what food education looks like in one of Japan’s public elementary schools. Special thanks to Umejima Elementary School in Adachi-ku, Tokyo, that let me film over two days. You can see their school lunch menu at http://www.adachi.ed.jp/adaume/kyusyokulist.html. SUBTITLES! I have two English versions. The regular “English” only translates the Japanese portions.…

LWIF EP111: Why I Still Suck at Japanese After Living in Japan for 5 Years

To take advantage of the Amazon Prime offer go to https://www.audible.com/lifewhereimfrom or text lifewhereimfrom to 500 500. In this episode why Japanese I consider Japanese to super super hard to learn for me. Thanks to Audible for sponsoring the video. I’m really happy to be able to recommend a service I’ve been using for years. How’s your language learning quest going? Some Learning Resources I’ve Used Japanesepod101.com Genki Tae Kim’s Grammar Guide Anki SRS NHK Web Easy News Rikaikun Pimsleur Japanese Wanikani Sources FSI’s Experience with Language Learning https://www.state.gov/m/fsi/sls/c78549.htm The Interagency Language Roundtable Scale http://casemed.case.edu/registrar/pdfs/Scale_ILR.pdf Japanese project: Reach fluency in…