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We're back! We've moved into our spacious new Planet Japan studio and to help us celebrate, the legendary Planet Japan Dancers have returned!
We open the show with an appeal to our listeners to help us replenish our coffers so that we can continue to provide the world's most amazing podcast - Planet Japan! Any amount would be greatly appreciated. You can send your donations via PayPal directly to our email address: email@example.com. Thanks!
Doug is looking to make some extra cash and is appealing to listeners who may have need of his writing, voice, or teaching services.
It's been a strange week on Japanese trains, as we learn why it's not a good idea to fight on a train platform or throw unusual substances on fellow passengers. We also examine a somewhat surprising prohibition on trains and reveal a rather unusual tribute one person has paid to his late father.
Our Dick of the Week is a cop in Denver who got tired of waiting for his breakfast at McDonald's.
In Japan, you'll almost always get your wallet back if you lose it. Apparently that's not the case in some other countries. But in England, they have found a way to increase your chances of getting back your lost wallet.
Happy News! You don't have to feel guilty anymore about swearing when you hit your thumb with a hammer. A new study has shown that swearing actually helps to reduce the pain!
We end the show with a song from one of our favorite Japanese singers, K. Juno. The song is called "Fate," and it's courtesy of Music Alley.
That's it for now. Thanks for listening!