S1E5: Island Life in Japan

We cover three different categories of islands: famous main islands, quirky tourist islands and some far-flung exotic islands which feel a world away from Tokyo.

In this episode of Nihongo Master podcast, we talk about island life in Japan! Specifically, we cover three different categories of islands: famous main islands, quirky tourist islands and some far-flung exotic islands which feel a world away from Tokyo.

Podcast host Azra says, “What not everyone knows is that Japan is not only one single island, but it’s made up a total of almost 7 thousand ones!”

There are a total of 6,852 shima (islands) in Japan, and 430 of them are inhabited. They cover a huge range of longitude and latitude, ranging from the subarctic to the subtropical climates. Listen to this episode to learn about animal islands, art islands, and so much more!
 
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A podcast for Japanese culture enthusiasts and language learners. Brought to you by Nihongo Master, an e-learning site focused on helping learners at every level master the Japanese language.
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