Displaying episodes 1 - 30 of 54 in total

S4E12: Japan’s Top 4 Quirky Travel Activities

Aside from sightseeing and eating, what are other Japan travel activities? We give you a shortlist of our favourite quirky ones: themed cafes, purikura, mario go-karting and cosplay!

S4E11: Study Saturday - It's Okay To... (てもいい)

This episode of Study Saturday covers everything you need to know about giving and asking for permission with “it’s okay to”.

S4E10: Shop Till You Drop! (A Virtual Japan Shopping Spree)

Let’s chat about something pretty close to most ladies’ hearts: shopping!

S4E9: Japan Travel Tips, With A Side of Anime (ft. TikTokker Gino Kei)

Podcast host Azra is joined by @TikTok-er Gino Kei (@heyginosan on Instagram) for a fun chat about Japan travel, Japanese culture and anime — ending it off with a mini-lesson for all!

S4E8: Study Saturday - I Hope/It'll Be Good If... (といい・ばいい・たらいい・ならいい)

We look at how to say “I hope…” or “It’ll be good if…” You know, like I hope this global pandemic goes away soon so we can all go back to normal life and travel again…

S4E7: Sakura Spotting

Goodbye winter, hello spring! As we speak, the beautiful pale pink flowers we all know and love are taking over the landscape of Japan!

S4E6: Study Saturday - Directions

We cover some of the basics in this Study Saturday: directions!

S4E5: Of Bullet Trains & Rails

In this episode, we won’t be virtually travelling to any particular city in Japan but rather focusing on the means of going from one to the other.

S4E4: Study Saturday - Too Much/Not Enough! (すぎる・足りない・十分がない)

This episode of Study Saturday will guide you through all the language you need to navigate through the excessive and insufficient!

S4E3: Munch Away At These Japan Eateries!

Move aside ramen-ya and kaitenzushi — we’re here for the other unique types of Japanese eateries!

S4E2: Study Saturday - I Need... (必要がある・要る)

Our 13th Study Saturday guides you through how to express what you “need” in life!

S4E1: Travel to Japan - The Basic Bucket List

We’re happy to introduce you Season 4’s theme: travel! And to kick it off, let’s look at what should be on your Japan bucket list!

S3E14: The Spirit of 気

We dig deep into the meaning and usage of the Japanese word “気”, along with 9 essential phrases.

S3E13: Study Saturday - If... (と・ば・たら・なら)

In the 12th Study Saturday brings you four ways to express the conditional form, “if”.

S3E12: Idol Culture

What is idol culture in Japan? We answer that and more!

S3E11: Study Saturday - More/Less Than... (のほうが..より・より・ほど)

We talk about making comparisons using more or less than as part of our Study Saturday language learning series!

S3E10: Love Is in the Air! (Romantic Holidays in Japan)

Celebrate romance the Japanese way with these top romantic holidays in Japan!

S3E9: Study Saturday - You Should... (ほうがいい)

By the end of this episode of Nihongo Master podcast, the tenth Study Saturday, you will be asking and giving advice in Japanese like a pro!

S3E8: Karaoke & Kabuki (Japanese Entertainment)

What are some unique Japanese entertainment?

S3E7: Let's Talk About Learning Japanese! Tips & Techniques with Asriel

We chat with Asriel Olivares about Japanese language learning, tips and techniques, as well as a review of Nihongo Master’s online learning system.

S3E6: Study Saturday - Perhaps/Maybe... (たぶん・かもしれない)

In our ninth Study Saturday, we learn how to express possibility with “perhaps” or “maybe” in Japanese.

S3E5: Tattoo Taboo

We talk about the “taboo” topic of tattoo culture in Japan.

S3E4: Study Saturday - I Can... (ことができる・〜られる)

We look at how to say “I can…” in Japanese in this Study Saturday episode.

S3E3: The Art of Gift-Giving

Lets take a look at the unique Japanese art of gift-giving!

S3E2: Study Saturday - My New Year's Resolution is to Try... (〜てみたい)

We discuss how to say “I’ll try…” as part of our Study Saturday language series!

S3E1: Coming of Age Day

Let's chat about Japan’s Seijin no Hi holiday — also known as Coming of Age Day.

S2E13: The Magic of Japanese Winter

We talk about the magic of Japanese winter.

S2E12: Study Saturday - I Got/Gave...For Christmas! (あげる・くれる・もらう)

In our fifth Study Saturday, we look at how to express we got something, gave something, and someone gave something to us for Christmas!

S2E11: Japanese Artists of Today

Let's discuss about a few of the top Japanese contemporary artists!

S2E10: Study Saturday - I Want... For Christmas! (〜たい・欲しい)

In our fifth Study Saturday, we discuss how to express our desires and wants (for Christmas, especially) by saying “I want...”.