How does Japanese horse meat taste? This week we visit Japan's largest volcano (Mount Aso), a real life Smurf Land, see Japan's billion dollar mascot and try horse meat sashimi, all in one place: Kumamoto.
Marvel at giant robot women at 'Robot Restaurant. Learn about the culture shock and ups-and-downs of living in Japan, Discover tips on learning Japanese and of course, experience the magic of 'Cat Shit One' and 'Wankosoba'.
Hopefully in amongst the sarcasm, there's some genuine education to be had...
1. Arriving in Japan and my Japanese Apartment 2. Culture Shock in Japan 3. The Wonders of Driving in and around Japan 4. Robot Restaurant (ロボットレストラン), Shinjuku, Tokyo - Robots, Women and Insanity... 5. Japan's Ultimate Arcade Game (超・ちゃぶ台返し！) 6. Japan: Crime, Safety and Cat Shit One 7. Remembering 2,200 Japanese Kanji Characters the fun way (Heisig) 8. Why Japanese McDonald's Wins 9: Climbing Mountt Fuji 10. The Horrors of Using Japanese - English Textbooks 11. 3 Essential Japanese Phrases 12. First Hour in Japan: Basic Japanese 13. KFC Christmas Japan: a delicious alternate reality 14. How to Memorise a Language Effectively (Anki / Spaced Repetition) 15. Japanese thoughts on British snacks 16. Visiting Japan: 5 Reasons it'll be Awesome 17. The Easiest Way to Move to and Work in Japan 18. The Worst Thing about Asia 19. The Moon's First Drink: Pocari Sweat! 20. Wankosoba: Japan's Greatest Food Challenge 21. Japanese and English Tongue Twisters