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The Austin and Arthur Show

Jan 5, 2022

Can you celebrate western holidays like Christmas and Halloween in Japan? How about Valentine’s Day?  In this episode we talk about what foreign holidays you can experience while in Japan, and how they differ from their origin country.


Some of the things we talk about

  • Halloween in Japan, costumes and customs
  • Christmas and New Years in Japan, and how it’s celebrated differently than other countries
  • Other holidays such as Valentine’s Day, and what to expect during these holidays.
  • Recommended places to visit during these holidays
  • Our personal experiences celebrating these holidays here in Japan

== About Austin and Arthur in Japan== 

We’re just two guys who have lived in Japan for a while and want to share our experiences.

Every week we get together, open a bottle of sake, and share our experiences living here uncensored.


If you want to get the real deal about being a foreigner in Japan, you’re going to love this.

About Arthur:

Born in Germany, Grew up in Boston, Schooled in Seattle. Started learning Japanese at 13 and just went with it. Loves Ukiyo-e and traditional Japanese culture.


About Austin:

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest United States. Former Marine, lover of onsen, gyoza, and adventuring into the wilderness. Has lived In Japan since 2017.