#134: 5 Days in Yakushima (Princess Mononoke Island)

We just got back from a 5-day vacation in Yakushima, a remote island in southern Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture. We talk about our hikes, scuba dives, what we ate, our hellish journey back to Tokyo, and how this trip ranks amongst all the ones we’ve gone on together. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast … More #134: 5 Days in Yakushima (Princess Mononoke Island)

#132: Hairy Kombu, Purple Leaves??! Japanese Foods You Can’t Find Abroad

There are certain foods sold in Japan that you just can’t find anywhere else in the world. There are also certain foods sold everywhere else in the world that you can’t find in Japan. Today we’re talking about both– weird Japanese products that you can only buy here, as well as products we really miss … More #132: Hairy Kombu, Purple Leaves??! Japanese Foods You Can’t Find Abroad

#130: One Year of Living Together – What We’ve Learned & How We Make It Work

Joseph and I are coming up on our 1 year co-habitation (lol) anniversary, so today we are doing some reflection! We discuss rituals that work for us, lessons learned, adjustments we’ve made for each other, our financials, and more. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet … More #130: One Year of Living Together – What We’ve Learned & How We Make It Work

#127: Japan’s Xenophobia Exposed, Again

Joseph and I chat about how the Japan’s response to the pandemic has exposed its xenophobia, and about why the #womensupportingwomen Instagram trend reminds me of the #BLM black square trend. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet at me: @wildmanna Email me: annanwildman@gmail.com YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/annawildman Join me on … More #127: Japan’s Xenophobia Exposed, Again

#125: Appalling Japanese YouTube Ads

Joseph and I are working from home together full time again this week! We chat about how that’s going, Japanese collectivism, our upcoming travel plans, and the outrageous YouTube ads we have been seeing lately. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet at me: @wildmanna Email me: annanwildman@gmail.com … More #125: Appalling Japanese YouTube Ads

#123: That Time I Let A Stranger Into My Apartment…

Joseph and I talk about the strange encounter we recently had with a recycling lady. I also share a story of one of the most bizarre experiences of my life, where I ended up inviting in a stranger into my NYC apartment. Also, we’re trying a new, more structured format with added segments. Please let … More #123: That Time I Let A Stranger Into My Apartment…

#121: My First March/BLM Japan/Fixing Cultures

Joseph and I talk about my experience last weekend at the Black Lives Matter march in Tokyo, which then turns into a discussion about police reform, then about fixing cultures, and somehow ends with a HEATED discussion about gender inequality in Japan. We get a bit impassioned and intense towards the end there. Enjoy our … More #121: My First March/BLM Japan/Fixing Cultures

#120: Black Lives Matter in Japan, with Uzochi Okoronkwo

I sit down with black fashion blogger Uzochi Okoronkwo about the recent events of police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement. We talk about growing up in Maryland with Nigerian immigrant parents, being black in Japan, why people are hesitant to speak up, and why we should all care about this movement– no matter who or where we are.  … More #120: Black Lives Matter in Japan, with Uzochi Okoronkwo

#119: 8 Weeks of Quarantining with My Boyfriend Later…

It’s been 8 weeks since Joseph and I have gone into lock down, so we’re reflecting on how that’s been. We discuss how it is for Joseph to be eating 100% vegan, my growing anxiety attacks, insomnia, my favorite at-home workouts, and more. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow … More #119: 8 Weeks of Quarantining with My Boyfriend Later…

#116: Japan’s Biggest Quirks – Pt. 2 + Planet of the Humans Review

Joseph and I share more of the strangest and sometimes paradoxical aspects of Japan, as two people from western countries (France & the U.S.). We also talk about Michael Moore’s new climate change documentary Planet of The Humans, and discuss what we thought they did well and what they missed. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  … More #116: Japan’s Biggest Quirks – Pt. 2 + Planet of the Humans Review