Japan By River Cruise

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Comedian and Anime Expert Lisa Wallen joins the boys to discuss the real cost of Japan's potential school calendar change: rendering cartoons out-of-date. Plus: Yeah, Amabie pictures ward off sickness, but are they SEXY enough?

Show Notes

Topics discussed on this episode range from:
  • Gaijin Entitlement
  • What Level of DuoLingo you'll need to pass the Japanese Bar Exam
  • Where to look to find a good introduction to anime
  • Why child care providers can't catch a break
  • What a streamer looks like
  • The difference between eh-nih-may and ah-nih-may
  • The epicenter of the virus
  • Who's grosser, Americans or Japanese people?
  • The best season to visit Japan, in terms of body odor
  • The number of seasons Japan has
  • The number four
  • An all-girl high school that is also guns
  • How a calendar change for the Japanese school year would make it easier for foreign exchange students in both directions
  • The potential costs/drawbacks to changing the school year to an August start
  • The fiscal year and budgets and stuff
  • How education is actually all about revenue
  • Anime tropes being dependent upon seasonal imagery
  • Why NOT going to school in America is a great way to not get shot
  • Whether or not sex toys are essential
  • Which microphones FEEL the best when you put them inside you
  • The origin of Amabie
  • The sexual appeal of Amabie
  • The belief in the protective value of the omamori charms, as compared to the blood of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and/or ingesting bleach
  • The 1920 Spanish Flu
  • How hot beaks are
  • How boredom leads to weird fantasies
  • JBRC's influence on world governments
  • Animal Crossing
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What is Japan By River Cruise?

Stand-up comedians Bobby Judo and Ollie Horn purport to report on the Japanese river cruise industry each week.