Japan Life Stories

Japan Life Stories

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Insights and Success Stories from foreigners who built a life and career in Japan! Discover interviews of expatriates sharing their origin stories, experiences and answering the following question: “How can I start a life in Japan?”


#05 - Head of Design at Kyoto Journal - with Hirisha Mehta
Jan 16 • 65 min
Kyoto & Design | Hirisha Mehta is the Head of Design at Kyoto Journal, an award-winning magazine sharing artistic and cultural insights all across Asia. Hirisha’s background includes experiences designing at Universal Studios and creating her own Japanese…
#04 - Running a design & marketing agency in Tokyo - with Nathan Hoernig
Jan 7 • 53 min
This week we welcome Nathan Hoernig, founder of Humble Bunny, a design and marketing agency now collaborating with famous international companies. Expatriate since 2007, Nathan explains how failing the JET program exams and creating a simple logo for a…
Pro Tips - 3 hidden tricks to radically improve your Japanese skills
Dec 19, 2019 • 14 min
Our 3 battle-tested tricks to radically improve your Japanese skills
#03 - On bootstrapping a startup in the travel industry, selling it and rescuing Japan’s primary sector - with Tao Romera Martinez
Dec 10, 2019 • 63 min
A discussion on how Tao moved from a corporate life to getting his startup acquired and now coming to the rescue of Japan’s agricultural market
#02 - Working in the Anime & Gaming industry - with Adrian Leon Morris
Dec 2, 2019 • 42 min
A discussion on the Japanese gaming industry and the career opportunities available for foreigners
#01 - Business English Coach - with Lina Boudier
Nov 25, 2019 • 46 min
A discussion on learning Japanese, teaching English and creating a business in Japan
#00 - On creating Japan Life Stories - with Paul Gaumer
Nov 18, 2019 • 10 min
An introduction from your host for our podcast’s pilot