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The Austin and Arthur Show

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 to be pretty small scale. The way to buy produce is different. The selection of fresh and seasonal items are different, the shopping carts are different. Pretty much your whole experience will be different.


Watch today’s episode to find out more.


== 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.