You’ll never guess who’s in a really good mood and so happy that he actually sings us both into and out of this MetPod…it’s our ever-cranky film critic for Metropolis magazine Mr. Don Morton. Within 10-short, fast-moving minutes he’ll share his hyper-critical opinions about all the movies opening in Tokyo this week.
When the rich & famous come to Tokyo, this is where they stay… We took our MetPod microphones to the new outdoor terrace at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo where we met up with Hyatt GM Mr. Christophe Lorvo. (We have a link to a story about him here.) In this interview Mr. Lorvo tells us some [...]
Tower of Power returns to Tokyo! Some claim this group to be “the best soul, funk and rock ‘n’ roll band in the world,” and these guys do their best to live up to that claim. The boys from the bay area are about to blow into the Tokyo Blue Note on Tuesday and Wednesday night [...]
Big PARTY this Friday night as FOX-TV, Japan celebrates the launch of their new BS Channel which goes on-air this Saturday, October 1st. You’ll hear all the details in this short and fast-moving interview with David Shin, Senior Vice President of Content & Communications for FOX International Channels (Japan.) Entertainment for the party to be [...]
You’ve seen her on TV doing those ads for her real estate company call SPACE DESIGN, Ruth Shiraishi talks about the current business environment in post-quake/tsunami Tokyo. However, the main reason she joins us is tell us about the upcoming ACCJ Walkathon in Hibiya park.
If you’re using an iPhone, click on the word “Download” (just above) wait a few seconds and it will start to play. If you’re using as computer, just click on the arrow above. Tokyo-based comedian Mike Staffa joins us on the lawn at Tully’s in Roppongi to talk about his bilingual improv comedy troupe called [...]
To listen, click on the arrow just above. In this edition of the MetPod, our managing editor Jeff Richards talks with co-author Deanna MacDonald about her new book that features pictures of and information about some of Tokyo’s most fascinating architectural structures. The book is titled NEW JAPAN ARCHITECTURE. CREDITS: Closing Theme by Glen Goto [...]
Another 3-day holiday weekend starts tonight! Thinking about a movie? Perhaps, you might want to listen to our extremely critical, cranky (but lovable) Metropolis magazine film critic Don Morton. He goes to all the movies–so you don’t have to.
In this short podcast, our tech guy Joseph Tame tells us about some of the latest tech developments here in Japan. At the end of this podcast, musician Kaleb James stops by to remind us that Friday is another holiday, and so he has a recommendation as to where you can party with some [...]