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She Learned Japanese By Being On Japanese TV (Jessica Gerrity) | Japan Station 111

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On this episode of the Japan Station podcast, Tony talks to Jessica Gerrity, a TV personality working in Japan, martial artist, pracitioner of kyudo (Japanese archery),and writer!

Topics Discussed

  • Jessica’ work on Japanese TV
  • How she became interested in Japan
  • Why she first went to Japan
  • How she got into the Japanese entertainment industry
  • Working with SMAP
  • Learning Japanese
  • How being on TV helped her learn Japanese
  • The behind the scenes of Japanese TV About how Japanese TV is scripted
  • The good and bad on working on Japanese TV
  • About kyudo (Japanese archery)
  • How much it costs to get into kyudo
  • About yabusame (horseback archery) Places to do horseback archery in Japan
  • About her work as a writer focusing on archery and martial arts
  • And much more

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Links, Videos, Etc.

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