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#15 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – 2021 Photo Ops with Jason Halayko
February 23, 2021

Listen in as the JAPAN Forward editorial team chats with professional action and sports photographer, Jason Halayko about the New Year’s predictions in his article, “Expect Innovations in the Photography Industry in 2021” and what it's like to work in...

#14 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – 2021 Security Priorities with Dr Monika Chansoria
February 17, 2021

Listen in as the JAPAN Forward editorial team chats with Senior Fellow at The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), researcher and commentator on Asia’s security affairs, Dr. Monika Chansoria about the regional priorities she identifies in h...

#13 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – Peering into 2021 with Peter Tasker
February 13, 2021

Listen in as the JAPAN Forward editorial team chats with author and finance guru Peter Tasker about predictions in his New Year's essay - Peering Into 2021: Tanjiro Kamado Battles Big Tech.

#12 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – 2020 Sports Replay
February 05, 2021

Listen in as JAPAN Forward sports journalist, Ed Odeven, and guest, Ice Time’s Jack Gallagher weigh in on key sports highlights of Japanese teams, events and individual athletes in 2020.

#11 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – 2020 The Year in Our Stories
January 27, 2021

Listen in as the JAPAN Forward editorial team discusses the stories that continue to shape our outlook after dominating Japan’s headlines over the last year.

#10 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – 2020 Reflections
December 30, 2020

Listen in as the JAPAN Forward editorial team reflects on their favorite articles published throughout the year, and discuss how Japan’s trending words have impacted our lives in 2020. Articles mentioned in the recording:

#09 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – A Chat with Agnes Tandler
December 13, 2020

Listen in as the JAPAN Forward editorial team and German journalist Agnes Tandler chat about her career as a seasoned foreign correspondent covering key conflict stories in the Middle East and several parts of Asia before she arrived in Japan,

#08 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – Impacts of the U.S. Election on Japan and Asia
November 16, 2020

Listen in as JAPAN Forward Editor in Chief Yasuo Naito and veteran journalist Yoshihisa Komori discuss some of the impacts of the 2020 U.S. election on Japan and the Indo-Pacific region, and how the outcome could influence U.S.

#07 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – The King’s Singers Digital Tour
October 23, 2020

Listen in as the JAPAN Forward editorial team chats with Julian Gregory and Jonathan Howard, two members of the world-famed a cappella group, The King’s Singers, just days away from their Digital Online tour, ‘ Finding Harmony in Japan,

#06 Real Issues, Real Voices, Real Japan Podcast – Sports Update
October 20, 2020

Listen in as the JAPAN Forward editorial team is joined by Sports Journalist Ed Odeven for a discussion on the status of Japanese teams, athletes and competitions in and outside Japan. Ed takes our questions and shares his analysis of sports in the cor...