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  • The 7th floor in the Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel in Kabukicho. It's a hotel near Golden Gai.

    Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience ★ ONLY in JAPAN

    There are many reasons to stay at a capsule hotel. Perhaps you missed your last train, worked too long or just plain got drunk and need somewhere to crash. For tourists visiting Japan, there’s one reason in particular. It’s an amazing only in japan experience on the cheap! Let’s face it, you’ve got to stay somewhere! One of the most popular capsule hotels in Japan is the Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho neighbourhood. Shinjuku Golden Gai is only […]

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  • TBS ひるおび 2014年07月31日

    TBS ひるおび 2014年07月31日

    I appeared on TBS ひるおび program on 07/31/2014 to talk about the increase in foreign tourists, especially from China and how foreigners want to “do” things in Japan, not just “see” things. ひるおび (Hiruobi) is a live broadcast and I was a little nervous at first, but the host Megumi-san was very nice and I saw it as a conversation not a TV appearance. TBS sent a private car to pick me up from my house! That was really amazing! […]

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  • ジョン・ドーブ in 産經新聞

    ジョン・ドーブ in 産經新聞

        On January 8, 2014, my program 「Only in Japan」was featured in Japan’s Sankei Shinbun (Newspaper) In Tokyo, the story landed on the front page. In Osaka (See below) the story had a photo from the “Amazing Japanese Toilet” Episode. It was a huge honor to be featured! See more on the ONLY in JAPAN website Newspaper Article: http://onlyinjapan.tv/産経新聞-only-in-japan-newspaper/ TBS ひるおび feature: http://onlyinjapan.tv/only-in-japan-on-tbs-ひるおび

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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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  • John reports in「ONLY in JAPAN」at the Naked Man Festival 裸祭り

    John reports in「ONLY in JAPAN」at the Naked Man Festival 裸祭り

    This year, I started a new program with my partner WAO! Corporation. The show is called “Only in Japan” and WAO! has added it as part of their Japanese Subculture Internet TV Channel. Each week and each month, there will be new episodes exploring Japan’s uniqueness. The purpose is not to just show the strange things, but explain why it is not strange. There’s history and culture behind everything in Japan, and I want to share those stories. I’m also […]

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