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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
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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. 129 – There and Back Again – The USA

It feels good to be back!This week it's a recap episode talking about what happened during the last two months while the 10-week leaving Japan special was rolling along. Next week we return to regularly scheduled programming! 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 min6 d ago
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Ep. 129 – There and Back Again – The USA

Ep. 128 – Leaving Japan Special #Finale – Thank You Japan

This week we end the 10-week leaving Japan special with just me, talking about stuff. Thanks so much for listening. I really mean that. 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 w ago
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Ep. 128 – Leaving Japan Special #Finale – Thank You Japan

Ep. 127 – Leaving Japan Special #9 – Mrs. ALTInsider is Back

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with a special appearance from Mrs. ALTInsider. We talk a lot about her odyssey of getting a VISA to live in America and more random topics. 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

22 min3 w ago
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Ep. 127 – Leaving Japan Special #9 – Mrs. ALTInsider is Back

Ep. 126 – Leaving Japan Special #8 – Questions and Answers

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with a special questions and answers from people on twitter, Facebook and the discord. Good grab bag of stuff. Only two episodes left in this series! 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

26 minOCT 30
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Ep. 126 – Leaving Japan Special #8 – Questions and Answers

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 discor...

36 minOCT 23
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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 minOCT 16
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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 minOCT 9
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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 minOCT 2
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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 minSEP 28
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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)

Latest Episodes

Ep. 129 – There and Back Again – The USA

It feels good to be back!This week it's a recap episode talking about what happened during the last two months while the 10-week leaving Japan special was rolling along. Next week we return to regularly scheduled programming! 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 min6 d ago
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Ep. 129 – There and Back Again – The USA

Ep. 128 – Leaving Japan Special #Finale – Thank You Japan

This week we end the 10-week leaving Japan special with just me, talking about stuff. Thanks so much for listening. I really mean that. 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 w ago
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Ep. 128 – Leaving Japan Special #Finale – Thank You Japan

Ep. 127 – Leaving Japan Special #9 – Mrs. ALTInsider is Back

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with a special appearance from Mrs. ALTInsider. We talk a lot about her odyssey of getting a VISA to live in America and more random topics. 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

22 min3 w ago
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Ep. 127 – Leaving Japan Special #9 – Mrs. ALTInsider is Back

Ep. 126 – Leaving Japan Special #8 – Questions and Answers

This week we continue the 10-week leaving Japan special with a special questions and answers from people on twitter, Facebook and the discord. Good grab bag of stuff. Only two episodes left in this series! 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

26 minOCT 30
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Ep. 126 – Leaving Japan Special #8 – Questions and Answers

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 discor...

36 minOCT 23
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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 minOCT 16
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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 minOCT 9
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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 minOCT 2
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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 minSEP 28
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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)
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