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The Austin and Arthur Show

Jun 27, 2022

You see them in Anime, but what are Japanese schools really like? In this episode we talk about our experience in schools in Japan and the USA. We share what is different and what shocked us.

 

Some of the key points are

 

- The importance of homeroom.

- The way classes are structured

- The relationship of teachers and...


Jun 20, 2022

 

One of the things that shocked us when we moved to Tokyo was the noise. There is literally a sound for everything. In this video, we talk about how the noisiness of Tokyo shocked us and how it is different from where we grew up.

 

We talk about the noises of the trains, trucks, the background music in the shitamachi...


Jun 13, 2022

Vending machines are ubiquitous in Japan. And while you may have heard of some crazy stuff being sold through them, its hard to find those machines nowadays. But there are still some interesting ones to find.

 

In this video, we talk about our experiences with vending machines in Japan, including one that sells love...


May 13, 2022

Japan is different. We know that. But what about the supermarkets?

Austin and Arthur talk about their experiences living in Japan and going to the supermarket. Especially if you’re from the USA, you may be surprised by what you hear. 

 

Compare to Kroger, Safeway, Stop and Shop, Fred Meyer, Japanese supermarkets tend...


May 10, 2022

Japan is different. We know that. But what may surprise people is how different the living situations are. As two foreigners living in Japan, we share our experiences on moving to Japan, finding an apartment, and things that surprised us moving in.

 

Some things we talked about were setting up gas, water, and...