LWIF EP113: Let’s Talk About Weird Japan

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“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. I made videos to show the everyday Japan. However, that question never quite stopped bouncing around in my skull.

What do you think foreigners would find weird about your country?

Special thanks to:
– All interviewees
– That Japanese Man Yuta (interviewer) https://www.youtube.com/user/YPlusShow
– Only in Japan (mascot footage) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVNEV9yeuqk
– Tofugu (Why do Japanese TV Shows Have Little Boxes of Celebrity Reactions) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_nScf0alik
– Supporters on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/lifewhereimfrom

Additional Information Sources:
– Inemuri http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160506-the-japanese-art-of-not-sleeping?ocid=twfut
– Goya Sensei https://twitter.com/goyasensei
– Goya-kun http://www.yurugp.jp/vote/detail.php?id=00000346
– Goya-kun fan club http://gohyakun.com/
– Funassyi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuPEfI5f2j4
– AKB48 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkHlnWFnA0c
– Crayon Shin-chan
– Yokai Watch
– Friends
– The Big Bang Theory
– Katy Perry – California Gurls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F57P9C4SAW4
– Ariana Grande – God is a woman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHLHSlExFis
– Saidai-ji Eyo Hadaka Matsuri by Jere Samuli Perttula https://www.flickr.com/photos/37935939@N04/9234334360/in/photostream/
– Goya – By User:加藤寿一 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33668977
– Goya – By あなたのサンドバッグになりたい – 投稿者自身による作品, CC 表示-継承 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9989050