Osaka vs. Tokyo Podcast

The age old question is pondered: Osaka or Tokyo? We are still on our mini-episodes, but get ready for our return to our more conceptual shows this summer.

Notes:

rivalry between the two big cultural hubs of Japan

Underdog spirit in Kansai/Osaka

Are rockabillies dead?

New York/L.A. analogy

Listen to our previous Nishinari episode if you want to hear about the rougher side of Osaka

Risk takers in Tokyo

Why don’t a lot of Western franchises come to Osaka!?

-Right after we recorded this, Shake Shack announced they are opening in Osaka 🙂

“Disrupting Japan” podcast

Japan is slow to adopt Western ideas/businesses, good or bad?

Tokyo, the land sub-cultures, collaborations, and niche shops

-Kapital clothing in Ebisu

-“The Parking Ginza”

Tokyo – the land of opportunity

Does English make a difference?

What Osaka has that Tokyo doesn’t

Celebrities in public

Japan 2.0 Intro  – “I Dream Japan” – The Wild Factor

-Bandcamp – https://thewildfactor.bandcamp.com/

-Instagram – @therealwildfactor

 

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Stitcher 

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Mixcloud

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Twitter – @Japan2point0

Japan 2.0 Blog https://japan2point0.wordpress.com

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