A Social Network Service like Facebook or MySpace face very stiff competition from long-time SNS Mixi. Listen to how Mixi got started.
The newest trend in reading here is interactive and mobile. Listen to 3 students explain about how you can download a novel to your cell phone, and influence how the story goes each day.
A short report by 3 university student in Tokyo about the state of Rap music in Japan as of late 2007.
Young ladies and lads like to sing their hearts out in the Karaoke rooms, mostly used for “second parties” and as a way to unwind.
I never knew there was so much to ring tones, which have 3 basic types. It is a whole cultural phenomenon here in Japan. Three university students explain the ins and outs of ring tones.
Three guys talk about recent movies in Japan. Heroes is one, but it isn’t like the one on TV in the US. Things are different here.
The world champion air guitarist is Japanese. Three fans of air guitar from a university in Tokyo talk about technique and style that is so important in air guitar. It takes all kinds. Have a listen.
A very popular TV Program on Japanese television is called Jikko Keisatsu. It is about a policeman, and it is not your typical crime drama. Here 3 students who are fans tell us about the program. This podcast was planned, written, recorded and edited by the students.