Voices in Japan

Poo Sakura at the Unko Museum in Tokyo

February 21, 2024 Voices in Japan Season 3 Episode 222
Voices in Japan
Poo Sakura at the Unko Museum in Tokyo
Show Notes

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With the Sakura season just around the corner, Ben, Burke, and Matt talk about the Unko Museum’s cherry blossom festival in Tokyo. 

Other news the guys discuss is Asahi Breweries announcing that they will no longer launch chuhai (Canned fizzy cocktails) with alcohol content of 8% or higher.

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