Pure TokyoScope PODCAST #77: NEWS - Godzilla's Oscar Race, Digital Nomad Visas, Strong Zeroes 4 Strong Heroes
Patrick Macias and Matt Alt bring you pop culture from Japan!
In the latest episode of the PURE TOKYOSCOPE Podcast, authors Matt Alt (Pure Invention: How Japan Made the Modern World) and Patrick Macias (Mondo Tokyo: Dispatches from a Secret Japan) race through some recent headlines from the wild world of Japanese pop culture.
Japan is launching a "digital nomad" visa that allows people to work remotely from Japan for up to six months
Strong Chu-Hi, Asahi Beer will not be released in the future...Sales are reduced due to health risk concerns
SAMMY DAVIS JR. FOR SUNTORY WHISKEY!
What is the PURE TOKYOSCOPE Podcast? Well… Author and fellow Substack writer Matt Alt and I have been recording together for about a year now. I still can’t believe we’ve made it all the way to episode 53.
Our show is a mix of Japanese pop culture news and features and some of our best episodes to date have been:
PURE TOKYOSCOPE usually comes out every week on Wednesdays (US time), but we’re experimenting with early launches of the latest episode a few days early right here via this newsletter on Substack.
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