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The Inside Japan Podcast

James Winovich

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The Inside Japan Podcast

The Inside Japan Podcast

James Winovich

5
Followers
23
Plays
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The Best (and probably only) podcast dedicated to helping you have more fun working in Japan, in whatever capacity that might be.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 125 – Leaving Japan Special #7 – Going Freelance (Translation/Editing/Teaching)

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with the tale of me making the jump from ALT work to 100% freelance. It was scary, (and frankly still is scary), but I've managed to avoid homelessness for 6 years so hopefully I can keep it going. Maybe you can too. Listen and learn! If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

36 min2 d ago
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Ep. 125 – Leaving Japan Special #7 – Going Freelance (Translation/Editing/Teaching)

Ep. 124 – Leaving Japan Special #6 – A Website and a Podcast

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with an overview of starting this very website and podcast. It's in a very different place than it was in 2015, but I'm happy with the path its taken. Nothing about Japan hear, this eppie is all about making money online. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Wa...

43 min1 w ago
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Ep. 124 – Leaving Japan Special #6 – A Website and a Podcast

Ep. 123 – Leaving Japan Special #5 – All Japanese All The Time

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with an overview of how I studied Japanese, why my Japanese knowledge is hemorrhaging (though I am a freelance translator), and what I would do differently if I had to start learning Japanese all over again. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a ...

40 min2 w ago
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Ep. 123 – Leaving Japan Special #5 – All Japanese All The Time

Ep. 122 – Leaving Japan Special #4 – Social Lubrication

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with an overview of my social life in Japan, and how I used alcohol a bit too much to fill in the gaps in my emotional state. Never thought I'd make an episode about this, but here we are. Enjoy. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You ...

37 min3 w ago
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Ep. 122 – Leaving Japan Special #4 – Social Lubrication

Ep. 121 – Leaving Japan Special 3 – My ALT Career

We continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with my retrospective of my ALT career. It includes what I did well, what i did not so well, what I would do differently, and my thoughts on the job as a whole. Enjoy If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

44 min3 w ago
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Ep. 121 – Leaving Japan Special 3 – My ALT Career

Ep. 120 – Leaving Japan Special #2 – My First Job (and why I quit)

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with some the beginning of my work in Japan, which started at the now defunct Eikaiwa, GEOS. Listen and learn about my overall thoughts of Eikaiwa teaching, why I wasn't evaluated highly at the job, and why I quit before my first year was up. Enjoy. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the AL...

39 minSEP 18
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Ep. 120 – Leaving Japan Special #2 – My First Job (and why I quit)

Ep. 119 – Leaving Japan Special #1 – A New Beginning

This week we start the 10-week leaving Japan special with some of my backstory, why I actually came to Japan, and my experience of actually landing and getting ready to start my first job in the country. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

31 minSEP 11
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Ep. 119 – Leaving Japan Special #1 – A New Beginning

Ep. 118 – Do You Believe in Life after JET? – Tony from JapanKyo.com

This week Tony from Japankyo.com and The Japan Station podcast drops in to share his tale of working in Japan as a JET, and then keeping his "working in Japan" career alive, even after returning to his home country. Enjoy! Here is my appearance on his show! -> Working and Teaching in Japan Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Check out Japan Kyo: Website | Japan Station Podcast ] [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

33 minSEP 5
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Ep. 118 – Do You Believe in Life after JET? – Tony from JapanKyo.com

Ep. 117 – Setting Yourself Up For Success in Japan

This week I'm speaking to the people that are beginning or might begging their working in Japan journey. In my opinion, the earlier you make some key decisions the more successful you will be. What are those decisions? Listen and learn. Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

28 minAUG 28
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Ep. 117 – Setting Yourself Up For Success in Japan

Ep. 116 – Is it Possible to Get a University Job from Your Home Country?

This week William joins the show to ask a common question I get, and I answer it live. Big thanks for @famicomplicated for the help in answering this one! Here is the job listing we talk about -> University Job Openings Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

27 minAUG 21
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Ep. 116 – Is it Possible to Get a University Job from Your Home Country?

Latest Episodes

Ep. 125 – Leaving Japan Special #7 – Going Freelance (Translation/Editing/Teaching)

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with the tale of me making the jump from ALT work to 100% freelance. It was scary, (and frankly still is scary), but I've managed to avoid homelessness for 6 years so hopefully I can keep it going. Maybe you can too. Listen and learn! If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

36 min2 d ago
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Ep. 125 – Leaving Japan Special #7 – Going Freelance (Translation/Editing/Teaching)

Ep. 124 – Leaving Japan Special #6 – A Website and a Podcast

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with an overview of starting this very website and podcast. It's in a very different place than it was in 2015, but I'm happy with the path its taken. Nothing about Japan hear, this eppie is all about making money online. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Wa...

43 min1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 124 – Leaving Japan Special #6 – A Website and a Podcast

Ep. 123 – Leaving Japan Special #5 – All Japanese All The Time

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with an overview of how I studied Japanese, why my Japanese knowledge is hemorrhaging (though I am a freelance translator), and what I would do differently if I had to start learning Japanese all over again. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a ...

40 min2 w ago
Comments
Ep. 123 – Leaving Japan Special #5 – All Japanese All The Time

Ep. 122 – Leaving Japan Special #4 – Social Lubrication

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with an overview of my social life in Japan, and how I used alcohol a bit too much to fill in the gaps in my emotional state. Never thought I'd make an episode about this, but here we are. Enjoy. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You ...

37 min3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 122 – Leaving Japan Special #4 – Social Lubrication

Ep. 121 – Leaving Japan Special 3 – My ALT Career

We continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with my retrospective of my ALT career. It includes what I did well, what i did not so well, what I would do differently, and my thoughts on the job as a whole. Enjoy If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

44 min3 w ago
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Ep. 121 – Leaving Japan Special 3 – My ALT Career

Ep. 120 – Leaving Japan Special #2 – My First Job (and why I quit)

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with some the beginning of my work in Japan, which started at the now defunct Eikaiwa, GEOS. Listen and learn about my overall thoughts of Eikaiwa teaching, why I wasn't evaluated highly at the job, and why I quit before my first year was up. Enjoy. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the AL...

39 minSEP 18
Comments
Ep. 120 – Leaving Japan Special #2 – My First Job (and why I quit)

Ep. 119 – Leaving Japan Special #1 – A New Beginning

This week we start the 10-week leaving Japan special with some of my backstory, why I actually came to Japan, and my experience of actually landing and getting ready to start my first job in the country. If you'd like to see the schedule for the rest of the special check out the link here-> Leaving Japan Special Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Intro Music -> "A Night in Tokyo" Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

31 minSEP 11
Comments
Ep. 119 – Leaving Japan Special #1 – A New Beginning

Ep. 118 – Do You Believe in Life after JET? – Tony from JapanKyo.com

This week Tony from Japankyo.com and The Japan Station podcast drops in to share his tale of working in Japan as a JET, and then keeping his "working in Japan" career alive, even after returning to his home country. Enjoy! Here is my appearance on his show! -> Working and Teaching in Japan Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Check out Japan Kyo: Website | Japan Station Podcast ] [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

33 minSEP 5
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Ep. 118 – Do You Believe in Life after JET? – Tony from JapanKyo.com

Ep. 117 – Setting Yourself Up For Success in Japan

This week I'm speaking to the people that are beginning or might begging their working in Japan journey. In my opinion, the earlier you make some key decisions the more successful you will be. What are those decisions? Listen and learn. Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

28 minAUG 28
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Ep. 117 – Setting Yourself Up For Success in Japan

Ep. 116 – Is it Possible to Get a University Job from Your Home Country?

This week William joins the show to ask a common question I get, and I answer it live. Big thanks for @famicomplicated for the help in answering this one! Here is the job listing we talk about -> University Job Openings Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Follow the Show:Twitter|Instagram|Facebook|Youtube] This show is proudly sponsored by JobsinJapan.com! For your first job in Japan, your next job in Japan, your best job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Android, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! Discuss this episode with like minded people on the ALTInsider discord: ------- Want to Leave a Review? You are a legend: iTunes

27 minAUG 21
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Ep. 116 – Is it Possible to Get a University Job from Your Home Country?
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