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The Austin and Arthur Show

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 electricity utilities, how we pay rent, the lack of insulation and opportunities for air conditioning. The list goes on. 


We were enjoying a bottle of Azakura Sake from Akita prefecture in Japan. 


We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed making it.


== 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.