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Discussing Hiroshima, Hawaii, & Akiya (Abandoned Japanese Houses) w. J.J. Walsh of Seek Sustainable Japan | Japan Station 84

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On this episode of the Japan Station podcast, we’re joined by J.J. Walsh of the Seek Sustainable Japan podcast/YouTube talk show and we’re talking about Japanese influences in Hawaii, life in Hiroshima and the ever-popular topic of remodeling¬†akiya (abondoned homes in Japan).

About J.J. Walsh

J.J. Walsh is the host of the podcast/YouTube talk show Seek Sustainable Japan. Along with her husband she also runs the website gethiroshima.com. J.J. is also known for her knowledge of abandoned Japanese homes (akiya) and what goes into remodeling them.

Topics Discussed

  • Life growing up in Hawaii
  • On the Japanese influence present in Hawaii
  • Why J.J. Walsh decided to go to Japan
  • About gethiroshima.com
  • About the¬†Seek Sustainable Japan¬†show
  • On moving to Hiroshima
  • About akiya and¬†minka¬†remodeling in Japan
  • J.J.’s experiences remodeling her old Japanese home in Hiroshima
  • How much abandoned houses in Japan can cost
  • On buying a house in Japan as a foreign national
  • Recommendation on where to visit in Hiroshima
  • About Hiroshima’s Rabbit Island
  • About the history of Hiroshima
  • And much more!

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Links, Videos, Etc.

Check ou tthe Seek Sustainable Japan YouTube channel via the link below.

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Special Thanks

Opening/Closing song: Oedo Controller (Ś§ßśĪüśął„ā≥„É≥„Éą„É≠„Éľ„É©„Éľ) by Yunomi featuring Toriena (Used with permission from Yunomi) To listen to more of Yunomi’s music, check out his Soundcloud page or YouTube channel.

Japan Station cover art: Provided by Erik R.

Featured image: Courtesy of J.J. Walsh

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Full Show Notes

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