Voices in Japan

Celebrity Scandals and Drugs in Japan

December 05, 2019 Voices in Japan Episode 45
Voices in Japan
Celebrity Scandals and Drugs in Japan
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Voices in Japan
Celebrity Scandals and Drugs in Japan
Dec 05, 2019 Episode 45
Voices in Japan

Our podcasters, Ben and Burke, discuss celebrity scandals that have made the news in Japan recently and drug use in the country.  The news stories include the recent murder of a high ranking Yakuza gang member, a famous comedian on the popular Netflix show Terrace House getting in trouble for tax evasion, the arrest of actress Sawajiri Erika for possession of MDMA, and the death of Goo Hara from the popular K-POP group Kara.  Also, the podcasters look at drug use in Japan, especially the heavy use of methamphetamine by business people, and also the strict laws against marijuana and the long history of hemp in Japanese culture.

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Show Notes

Our podcasters, Ben and Burke, discuss celebrity scandals that have made the news in Japan recently and drug use in the country.  The news stories include the recent murder of a high ranking Yakuza gang member, a famous comedian on the popular Netflix show Terrace House getting in trouble for tax evasion, the arrest of actress Sawajiri Erika for possession of MDMA, and the death of Goo Hara from the popular K-POP group Kara.  Also, the podcasters look at drug use in Japan, especially the heavy use of methamphetamine by business people, and also the strict laws against marijuana and the long history of hemp in Japanese culture.

If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts.

Support the show

Website:

http://podcast.voicesinjapan.com

Follow us and check out our other content:

https://twitter.com/voicesinjapan

https://www.facebook.com/voicesinjapan/

https://www.instagram.com/voicesinjapan/


Get in touch: 

voicesinjapan@gmail.com