Welcome back to This Week In Japan!

News Story of the Week:

A Massive Earthquake Rattles Tohoku Region and Eastern Japan

Featured Story of the Week:

Netflix to offer full-scholarships open to foreigners at Tokyo anime school

Word of the Week:

Various new kinds of harassments

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(Recorded on February 19th, 2021, in Akasaka, Tokyo)

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Hosts of This Week In Japan

Julian Domanski

Born in England, Julian is a writer, videographer & musician living in Tokyo. When he’s not drinking copious amounts of English Tea, he can be found studying Japanese or trying to master the surprisingly complex basics of the Jiuta Shamisen.

Yasuharu Matsuno

Founder of Japan Insider (Former Ryu Tokyo). Japanese-born entrepreneur. Yasu spent his life around the globe – Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, Australia, and the U.S. He hopes he had more time to play Japanese RPGs. MBA from Columbia University in the City of New York.