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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 native 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.

Oct 28, 2009

In this week's Japanofiles Podcast, Dave talks with Ian Beattie, a self-employed carpenter and long-time resident of the Matsumoto area. Ian shares his thoughts on a variety of topics related to housing and the construction business in Japan.

Key Words: Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan; English-language interview; housing; construction; carpentry; Shinshu area and the regional things that are the best; podcasts about Japan; Japanese architecture