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  1. 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

    Mocking reality while blending it with mildly fantastical elements helps in dealing with daily stressors. America's entertainment culture takes reality and subtly twists it to make it appeal to an audience. It's therapeutic to see a close representation...

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

    Recently a friend of a friend contacted me with questions regarding my experiences in the Japanese entertainment industry. Below is my reply. How hard has it been for you to break in? The biggest advantage with my comedy has been simply being a...

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

    Getting work in the Japanese entertainment industry is not especially challenging, but don't expect fame and fortune to follow. 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...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
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  4. Why Japanese TV Suckshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10053-why-japanese-tv-sucks

    to make a decent show or they just don't care. Whatever the reason, they spend next to nothing on producing crappy TV entertainment, and it shows. I spend more on my own YouTube videos than they do on their TV shows. Many shows fall into 1 or more of...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  5. My Experience with Inagawa Motoko (IMO) Talent Agencyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10077-my-experience-with-inagawa-motoko-imo-talent-agency

    for a new IT job. The full-time job market was in shambles at that time due to the "Lehman Shock," but I had heard that entertainment work was a readily-available work avenue for foreigners living in Japan. Fearing I was facing an arduous and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Show Biz
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  6. entertainment industryhttps://japanatron.com/component/tags/tag/entertainment-industry

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    • Author: Japanatron
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  7. Life in Japan - Streaming USA TV Showshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10200-life-in-japan-streaming-usa-tv-shows

    my Roku 3 purchase. I'm not only streaming Brian Williams, but also a generous assortment of other Internet news and entertainment video content. Stream on, fellow foreigner! UPDATE * Due to a scandal, Brian Williams is no longer the host of "Nightly...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • 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
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  9. 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: *
  10. 30 - Experiences in Japanese Show Biz Part 2https://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10335:30-experiences-in-japanese-show-biz-part-2&catid=52

    Part 2 of a special episode of firsts--my first guest and my first video podcast. I discuss experiences working in Japan's talent industry with the beautiful and talented fellow American Cait Meyer. More info about Japan's show biz industry here:...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Podcast
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  11. 29 - Experiences in Japanese Show Bizhttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10332:29-experiences-in-japanese-show-biz&catid=52

    This is an episode of firsts--my first guest and my first video podcast. I discuss experiences working in Japan's talent industry with the beautiful and talented fellow American Cait Meyer. We shot enough for 2 episodes, so please stay tuned for more!...

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

    I partook in a gig as an extra in a new Japanese drama coming out in April. 8:00am - 5:00pm and no pay. So I show up at this abandoned Japanese elementary school at 8:00am. 50 Japanese and 1 white guy (me). Guess who stands out? No worries…I’m used to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  13. December 2004 - Gettin' in the Newspaper, Japanese Class, Parties, and Concertshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10029-december-2004-gettin-in-the-newspaper-japanese-class-parties-and-concerts

    a concert in Shikano--a way-out area in the middle of nowhere in Tottori. It was unbelievably entertaining--the kind of entertainment I extract from WWE pro wrestling events back in the US. Japanese bands sang mostly American oldies. One particular band...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  14. How to Look at Internet Pornhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10142-how-to-look-at-internet-porn

    porn site, but some are less shady than others. Stick with ones you know and trust to provide quality virus-free adult entertainment. For God's sake don't click any links or pop-up boxes or anything other than the "bare" necessities. If a site keeps...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  15. Tokyo Makes Me Hate Peoplehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10081-tokyo-makes-me-hate-people

    Consider this advice on becoming a Tokyo hermit if you happen to share in my frustrations. Consider it me-deprecating entertainment if you do not. Stay At Home The most easily-executed is to simply stay at home. I don't ever go out anymore. Tokyo has...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  16. Laid Offhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10063-laid-off

    these that cushion the blow. I deserve better. Maybe I'll start my own IT consulting business or more diligently pursue entertainment industry work. When one door closes another opens, right?

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  17. 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

    Sightseeing activities in Tottori included the famous coastal sand dune as well as a daytime jaunt at "JJ Club"--a 24/7 entertainment palace that reminds me of Pleasure Island from "Pinocchio." Our daily breakfast in Tottori was aptly named "Jusco...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
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