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Ichimon Japan: A Podcast by Japankyo.com

Apr 20, 2020

On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: What's life like in Japan during the coronavirus pandemic? We also investigate the cute sneeze conspiracy that is going on in Japan. This episodes features special guest Kyle Broyles of the Tokyo Splosion podcast and Hard Officers YouTube channel.

Topics Discussed

  • What it's like...


Apr 12, 2020

On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: What's better: rural life or city life in Japan?

Topics Discussed

  • The pros and cons of living in rural Japan
  • The pros and cons of living in a big city in Japan
  • Life in Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Life in Kobe
  • Life in Osaka
  • Where Ishikawa Prefecture is located
  • Whether rural people are...


Apr 7, 2020

On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: What is the Curse of the Colonel?

Topics Discussed

  • What the famous Curse of the Colonel is
  • How tall and how heavy the statues of Colonel Sanders that are seen at Japanese KFC locations are
  • How the tradition of the Dotombori Dive began
  • The Hanshin Tigers
  • How the Hanshin Tigers...


Apr 1, 2020

On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: What is Panty Town?

Topics Discussed

  • The town of Shimogigaoka (下木ヶ丘) and its plan to use panty vending machines for publicity
  • The history of the town of Shimogigaoka
  • What fundoshi are
  • How rural towns across Japan are trying to both boost tourism and attract new residents...