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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast


Jul 30, 2016

We're back again with JapanThis! blogger Marky Star.  We talk to him about his blog, his new podcast, and his new Japanese history tours that he runs out of Tokyo.

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Sep 5, 2014

In this episode we talk with Jaredd Wilson, Martial Artist and insructor and host of the Martial Thoughts podcast.  We talk to Jaredd about what makes a martial art, the difference between traditional martial arts and "combat sports", the challenges of simulating the stress of a dangerous encounter, "Ki" and other...

Jul 20, 2014

In this episode, we continue our conversation with Cameron Foster, the creator of "A Short History of Japan", and discuss some of the nuts and bolts of podcasting, and the direction Cameron intends to go with his podcast, including his proposed next episode. We also discuss a few other podcasts worth...

Jun 29, 2014

In this episode, we talk to the creator of the "A Short History of Japan" podcast, Cameron Foster.  We talk about his podcast, travelling in Japan, interesting aspects of japanese history, and about not seeing the recent movie "47 Ronin". Part one of two. Follow Cameron on Twitter: @frugcam

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Jul 15, 2013

In part two of our interview with Japan This! blogger Marky Star, we continue where we left off with the etymology of place names in Japan.  We also talk about the various Japanese dialects, Japan's iconic Edobashi, and the ukiyo-e origins of tetacle porn.

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Grossberg, Kenneth. Japan's...