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  1. Why Japanese TV Suckshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10053-why-japanese-tv-sucks

    If you're in America right now, I'm really jealous of your horn of plenty that is American TV. I took my home country's TV for granted, and now I realize how good I really had it. The USA makes the best freakin' TV shows in the world, and to quote the...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  2. Life in Japan - Streaming USA TV Showshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10200-life-in-japan-streaming-usa-tv-shows

    Netflix in Japan (explained here: How to Watch Netflix in Japan), there unfortunately still remained a minor dent in my USA TV streaming desires--watching things like NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. No one keeps me in touch with my home country's...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  3. June 2005 - April Fools, Jusco Mornings, and Japanese TV Jauntshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10031-june-2005-april-fools-jusco-mornings-and-japanese-tv-jaunts

    is a little bigger, but quite cool. It has a 2.1 mega pixel digital camera that can also shoot video, and I can even watch TV on it. Mike and Joe's Golden Week Adventure My friends Mike and Joe came out to visit during Golden Week. Kayo and I picked...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  4. Toshiba 37Z2000 TV - Sensitive CIFS Settings on FreeNAShttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10191-toshiba-37z2000-tv-sensitive-cifs-settings-on-freenas

    My Toshiba 37Z2000 TV has a cool feature that allows me to record TV over my network to a CIFS (aka Samba) file share on my FreeNAS server. Unfortunately, however, the TV is extremely sensitive when it comes to the settings on the server. Upgrading...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  5. June 2004 - First Time on TV, Live Show, Koreahttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10025-june-2004-first-time-on-tv-live-show-korea

    like I was in that scene in "Lost in Translation" when dear Scarlett has to go to the Japanese hospital. My First Time on TV A news station in Yonago (Tottori prefecture's other major city) contacted our school asking if they could include our school in...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  6. Feb 2006 - Decadent Dinners & Gettin' on NHKhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10034-feb-2006-decadent-dinners-a-gettin-on-nhk

    after Kayo returned to the table, we thanked Uchida-san warmly for his kindness and stumbled home. Mondaiji on NHK I got on TV again--not that it's an impossible challenge in a place like Tottori. Anyways, it was great exposure even though it was only a...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  7. Building the Ultimate Media Center PC: Choosing the Hardwarehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10148-building-the-ultimate-media-center-pc-choosing-the-hardware

    Also known as a "home theater PC" (HTPC), a media center PC is connected to a TV and is built and configured for streaming / downloading media available on the Internet or local network. I personally label it a mere hobby, but I admit that building the...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  8. 33 - Japanese TVhttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10354:33-japanese-tv&catid=52

    I discuss reasons why I both hate and love Japanese television and elucidate my professor-like ruminations as to why it is the way it is.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Podcast
    • Language: *
  9. January 2004 - My First Flu and Subsequent Trip to the Hospital / Meet the NHK Guyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10022-tottori-january-2004

    and USA DVDs on it. I can even land space ships with it now. Thanks Microsoft! NHK Guy Japan has this funny thing with the TV. The government-run station NHK has no commercials (kinda like USA's PBS), so to fund it, the Japanese government charges...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  10. Q & A About the Japanese Entertainment Industryhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10027-q-a-a-about-the-japanese-entertainment-industry

    comedy in Japanese, and I'm always the only non-Japanese at comedy auditions or live shows. There are a few I've seen on TV, but almost never consistently. The biggest one I can think of is "Bobby"--an African guy that speaks fluently. But there have...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  11. Location Shoot Survival Kithttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10400-location-shoot-survival-kit

    As I do more and more Japan TV jobs, I've been compiling a list of things to bring to survive sometimes long shooting schedules. I call this my "Location Shoot Survival Kit." Toothbrush / Toothpaste It's nice to polish the pearly whites after wolfing...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  12. Lighthearted Rant about Moco’s Kitchen - David Problemahttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10395:lighthearted-rant-about-moco-s-kitchen-david-problema&catid=63

    I like this morning show called "Zip!" on Nihon TV (日テレ), especially this cooking corner called "Moco's Kitchen." But I do have 3 minor issues, which I lightheartedly rant about in standard David Problema style. You can check out Moco's Kitchen here:...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Videos
    • Language: *
  13. Extra For a Dayhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/1005-extras

    1 white guy (me). Guess who stands out? No worries…I’m used to that. …or AM I? The Good: * 80% hot-ass girls that wanna be on TV wearing mini-skirts and stockings in 1 degree C weather. In their defense, we were asked to dress for spring. But since it...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  14. Attention-Hungry America and Shy Modest Japan: A Contrast of Entertainment Cultureshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10094-attention-hungry-america-and-shy-modest-japan-a-contrast-of-entertainment-cultures

    Japanese citizen does not participate in the attention-gathering aspects of the culture. All forms of Japanese entertainment--TV, magazines, movies, comedy, music, and even porn--mirror Japan's comic book fantasy culture. Manga and anime are interlocked...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  15. Getting Started in Japan's Show Bizhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10089-getting-started-in-japans-show-biz

    This ain't Hollywood, dude. Here are a few tips to help you get started in Japanese show biz. Go to Ginza on a Weekend TV camera crews abound on the main drag in Ginza during weekend afternoons. Hang around them, and they may ask you for a street...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  16. How to Hit on Japanese Girlshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10259-how-to-hit-on-japanese-girls

    chance with. 一発屋 "Ippatsuya" translates to "one-hit wonder" or "one-trick donkey." These are comedy bits you see on Japanese TV that last a couple months or so, essentially stupid one-shot punchlines. Step 1: Figure out what the current trendy one is....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  17. Small Wonderhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/1002-small-wonder

    In my opinion, "Small Wonder" was one of the greatest TV shows ever. As you may know, "Small Wonder" was a sitcom about a seemingly normal American family. However, the family was far from normal. In fact, the daughter Vicki was a robot. I have to say...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  18. What Japan Taught Me About Americahttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10076-what-japan-taught-me-about-america

    it took me a very long time to warm-up to the idea. It must be my American culture. * Do you see many transsexuals on TV? In Japan, transsexuals rule show business. Imagine how a cross-dressing TV commentator would be accepted in the USA. I vote for a...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  19. Things I miss, don't miss, love, and don't lovehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/1003-things-i-miss-dont-miss-love-and-dont-love

    foul language and slang and having people not know what the hell you are saying my cell phone has a PDA, a digital camera, a TV, DVD player, email, a color screen, Internet access, and a time machine getting free drinks at bars heated toilet seats it's...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  20. Working Around the Limitations of the Sony a6300/a6500 Camerahttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10362-working-around-the-limitations-of-the-sony-a6300-camera

    but it does work well and enables some very useful remote control features. It's also free. * Connect an external monitor or TV using the HDMI port. No Headphone Jack Most people know that relying on the in-camera microphones is a no-no, so that little...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
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