Birthdays + Cakes(誕生日とケーキ)- #052

Happy Birthday Lost in Japanglish! We are so excited to celebrate the completion of our first year of podcasting. Thank you to our listeners and everyone who has been a part of this project. ロスジャパ祝一周年記念、お誕生日おめでとう!ポッドキャストを始めて早一年が経ちました。リスナーのみなさま、ロスジャパを応援してくれているみなさまには感謝の一言です。 How do you like to Read more…

Wedding Gifts + Crisp Bills(結婚祝いの贈り物とピン札) – #049

You go to fetch your mail and to your delight, you find a gorgeous invitation to your friend’s wedding! How exciting! You are so happy for them until you realize you don’t know what you are expected to do. ある日郵便を取りに行ったら友達から結婚式の招待状が届いて大喜び!ところが準備や周りとの調整を考え始めた途端、頭がいっぱい、、、。 Read more…

Showers + Ofuro(シャワーとお風呂)- #048

What do people miss about Japan the most? The ofuro – the deep, relaxing baths you take at the end of the day to melt away your stresses. 日本を離れると何が一番恋しくなるでしょう?それはズバリ、お風呂!首までどっぷり浸かって一日の疲れを取りながら、とことんリラックス出来る場所。 In today’s episode, we take a deeper look into the art Read more…

Lunch + Cubicles (お昼ご飯とキュービクル)- #046

Japanese bento boxes are truly works of art with lots of colors, flavors, and creatively decorated foods. These lunches made with love by one’s wife are called Aisai lunches. How adorable! 日本のお弁当はまさに芸術的!色彩豊かで味や食感も様々。愛妻弁当にせよ、駅弁やキャラ弁にせよ、ここまでデコレーションに工夫を凝らす民族はいないのでは? Meanwhile, in the US, people often pack whole Read more…