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The Austin and Arthur Show

Apr 9, 2022

TV in Japan is a kaleidoscope of entertainment that can mesmerize you into spending countless hours viewing it.  We talk about the origin of variety tv shows, and why Japanese variety tv is so big here.  Austin talks about his love for shows like sukatto Japan, Todaiyo, and eating competitions while Arthur remembers being visited by NHK and spending time watching tv during New Years.


== 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.