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  1. 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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  2. 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: *
  3. Q & A About the Japanese Entertainment Industryhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10027-q-a-a-about-the-japanese-entertainment-industry

    trade school. Upon successfully completing their expensive training program, you will be placed into paying gigs ontelevision. My understanding is that there is a lot of old boy's network deal-making and hand-shaking going on behind the scenes. The...

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

    skip out on paying. It's like charging people for breathing. The first two times he came, I said I didn't wanna buy cable television. Luckily, he spoke only Japanese, so I pretendedlike I didn't know what he was talking about. I kept saying, "No, I...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  5. 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: *
  6. February 2005 - More Concerts, Gettin' in the Newspaper Part 2https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10030-february-2005-more-concerts-gettin-in-the-newspaper-part-2

    Tottori. I played my new song "NHK Guy" about the guy that comes to my house once in a while to collect money for public television. There was recently a huge embezzling scandal at NHK, so the timing was excellent. People really seemed to dig it because...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  7. 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

    I was on Japanese TV! The guy that runs the record store that sells my CDs introduced me to a TV producer with Nihonkai Television. He wanted to feature me on a show that was gonna introduce some foreign musicians living in Tottori (all 2 of us). The...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  8. Why Japanese Girls Are Hothttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10041-why-japanese-girls-are-hot

    that even the men wallow in it. Transvestites known as "new-half" are surprisingly popular on mainstream Japanese television shows. A majority of Japanese comedy shows feature cross-dressing male comedians. And even I have worn far more dresses during...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  9. Why Japanese TV Suckshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10053-why-japanese-tv-sucks

    TV shows in the world, and to quote the most awesome guy in the universe Joe Donatelli, "right now is the Golden Era of Television." I soon realized shortly after moving to Japan that Japanese TV sucks ass. Let me explain the primary reasons... No...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  10. How You Know You've Been in Japan Too Longhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10134-how-you-know-youve-been-in-japan-too-long

    wear jeans and a skirt in the same outfit. You use both hands when handing another person something. You've appeared on television saying 「おいしい!」 You've forgotten when the 4th of July is. You can no longer pronounce "r" or "th." You're a ninja. You...

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