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  • Put the towel on your head to keep the water clean and look very stylish!

    Japanese Public Bathing Exposed: The Naked Truth ★ ONLY in JAPAN no.26

    I remember when I first came to Japan and a new Japanese friend invited me to a sento, a public bath. My first thought was “WTF dude! I’m not going get naked with you in the same bath and pretend you aren’t some naked guy next.” I grew up bathing in private, usually with just a quick shower and have considered nudity as the first step to … you know!! He probably thought my reaction was as weird as I thought him […]

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  • おしごとの英語シリーズ ビデオポッドキャスト for Smart.fm no.5

    おしごとの英語シリーズ ビデオポッドキャスト for Smart.fm no.5

    This is おしごとの英語シリーズ ビデオポッドキャスト no.5 for smart.fm (now called iknow or iknow.jp) I made a series of 8 shows highlighting their Office English course. It went on the become the no.1 video on iTunes Japan for 4 months in 2009! This episode features 4 key phrases     and we use them in an example sentence and in a drama / skit called “The Office Boys”     Educational Information + Entertainment! EduTainment!! Watch Part 4 online here. Part 6 coming soon.

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  • 雑誌「プレジデント」で、なんと孫正義さんの英語プレゼンを分析しちゃいました

    雑誌「プレジデント」で、なんと孫正義さんの英語プレゼンを分析しちゃいました

    John Daub (ジョン・ドーブ) and Nishito Akiko (西任 暁子) broke down Masayoshi Son’s speech and highlight his strong points and weak points. Giving a key note speech, presentation or talk to a group in English requires connecting with the audience. It’s important to understand the culture of the people you are talking to. As Softbank extends more and more into the USA and turns around stuggling mobile network company SPRINT, Son’s role as CEO and leader will require bridging Japan and […]

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  • John Daub at TEDxTokyo Teachers in 2013 Setting Silly Goals

    John Daub at TEDxTokyo Teachers: Set Silly Dreams

    John Daub spoke at TEDxTOKYO TEACHERS 2013 about his trip from Japan to the top of Kilimanjaro … with a can of coffee. He enjoyed drinking GEORGIA’S KILIMANJARO 50/50 canned coffee so much that it inspired him to set an unusual goal of taking a can of that coffee “home” to the top of Africa’s highest peak. Along the way, he met many fantastic people and had tons of little adventures. The point of the talk: Achieving or reaching the […]

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  • Harajuku Fashion: Takeshita Street Adventure ★ ONLY in JAPAN #12

    Harajuku Fashion: Takeshita Street Adventure ★ ONLY in JAPAN #12

    Harajuku is the center of Japanese Youth Fashion. Cute and colorful, the pop fashion culture is thriving here, and John Daub goes deep into it. He becomes a Harajuku guy! What exactly is Harajuku fashion? Let’s cruise down Harajuku’s famous Takeshita-Dori for the complete first-hand story. Joining John in this report is Michelle Branch, an international fashion consultant and buyer for Japanese Youth Fashion. She’s not only knows the local fashion scene, she’s a part of it herself. The story […]

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  • WAO! Corporation ワオ・コーポレーション

    WAO! Corporation ワオ・コーポレーション

    From 12/2012 Weblish has been working with WAO! Corporation to produce Japanese Subculture videos for their new channel WAO! 流〈RYU〉JAPAN John Daub created and produced the「ONLY in JAPAN」program brand which was used by WAO! to highlight Japan’s uniqueness from the point-of-view of a Japanese foreign resident. The contract expired on 10/30/2013 and the show is the property of John Daub and Weblish. Production for ONLY in JAPAN continues in 2014 with a new sponsor. The show has been a big […]

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  • The Japanese Toilet

    The Amazing Japanese Toilet 「ONLY in JAPAN」

    ▽▲The Amazing Japanese Toilet▲▽ The Japanese toilet is not just a toilet. It has evolved into a high-tech machine of pleasure. *It cleans itself. *It cleans you. *It’s eco friendly. *It’s just awesome! There are loads of options with more on the way as the technology evolves. In this episode, John and tech otaku Joseph Tame visit the TOTO showroom where they have many of their latest toilets on display. We’ll take a tour and give you our report while […]

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