Thu, 17 September 2009
This episode of The Japanofiles Podcast features a discussion with Kevin Leahy, translator of the popular Vampire Hunter D series of Japanese novels. Kevin talks about his childhood encounters with Japanese culture; his decision to work in Japan; his interest in many genres, including horror, science fiction, manga and animation; how he became a professional translator; and his experiences translating the Vampire Hunter D novels.
Key Words: Japan-related podcast; translation; Hideyuki Kikuchi; Vampire Hunter D; Kevin Leahy, translator; Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan; best; podcasts about Japan; Japan-related podcasts; interviews
Tue, 8 September 2009
In this episode of The Japanofiles Podcast we discuss housing. The conversation explores the good and bad of living in various types of rented accommodation, including dormitories, houses and apartments, and also touches on buying property in Japan.
Key Words: housing; accommodations; best; podcasts about Japan; buying property in Japan; Japanofiles podcast; Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan; English-language interviews