The Japanofiles Podcast
Welcome to the Japanofiles, a podcast about Japan. This podcast, which began in 2009, presents interviews that have been recorded in Japan. Most of the interviewees are English-speaking foreign residents of Nagano Prefecture who live in the greater Matsumoto area. They share their stories about living and working in Japan. The host of this Japan podcast, Dave Carlson, is a long-time resident of Matsumoto.

Whitney Conti, Editor-in-Chief of YoMoYaMa Magazine, visits The Japanofiles Podcast to discuss her interest in local media and publishing, as well as her experiences living and working in Omi Mura, a small Japanese village in Nagano Prefecture.

Key Words: Publishing; Japan; life in a small Japanese village; local media that is best; Japan-related podcasts; Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Direct download: Japanofiles_21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:57pm EDT

Will Springmeyer visits The Japanofiles Podcast to discuss the sister city relationship between Matsumoto and his hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah. With family connections to Matsumoto spanning more than three decades, Will has many interesting stories to share.  He also talks about his music background and performs some original tunes.

Key Words: podcast about Japan; living in Japan; sister city agreement; Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan; Salt Lake City; areas in Nagano that are best; Japan-related podcasts

Direct download: Japanofiles_20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:04pm EDT