History of Japan

By Isaac Meyer

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Description

This podcast, assembled by a former PhD student in History at the University of Washington, covers the entire span of Japanese history. Each week we'll tackle a new topic, ranging from prehistoric Japan to the modern day.

Episode Date
Episode 527 - The Beginning of the End
Apr 12, 2024
Episode 526 - The Outside World and Tokugawa Japan
Apr 05, 2024
Episode 525 - A Day in the Life of Tokugawa Japan
Mar 29, 2024
Episode 524 - The Tokugawa System
Mar 22, 2024
Episode 523 - Reunification, Part 3
Mar 15, 2024
Episode 522 - Reunification, Part 2
Mar 08, 2024
Episode 521 - Reunification, Part 1
Mar 01, 2024
Episode 520 - The Age of Chaos
Feb 16, 2024
Episode 519 - The Low Conquers the High, Part 2
Feb 09, 2024
Episode 518 - The Low Conquers the High, Part 1
Feb 02, 2024
Episode 517 - The Center Cannot Hold
Jan 26, 2024
Episode 516 - From the Ashes
Jan 20, 2024
Episode 515 - Slouching Towards Kyoto
Jan 12, 2024
Episode 514 - The Structure of Medieval Japan
Dec 29, 2023
Episode 513 - The Specter of the Continent
Dec 22, 2023
Episode 512 - The New Buddhisms
Dec 15, 2023
Episode 511 - Tipping the Balance
Dec 08, 2023
Episode 510 - The Rise of the Warriors
Dec 01, 2023
Episode 509 - The Golden Age of Heian
Nov 17, 2023
Episode 508 - The Culture of Classical Japan, Part 2
Nov 10, 2023
Episode 507 - The Culture of Classical Japan, Part 1
Nov 03, 2023
Episode 506 - The Peaceful City
Oct 27, 2023
Episode 505 - The More Things Change...
Oct 22, 2023
Episode 504 - The Great Change
Oct 13, 2023
Episode 503 - It Takes a Genius to Write It
Oct 06, 2023
Episode 502 - The Age of Myth and Legend
Sep 29, 2023
Episode 501 - In the Beginning
Sep 22, 2023
Episode 500 - The 500th Episode
Sep 15, 2023
Episode 499 - A Rocky Relationship
Sep 08, 2023
Episode 498 - Final Trip Thoughts
Sep 01, 2023
Two Tourists in Nara and Osaka
Aug 25, 2023
Episode 496 – Two Tourists in Tokyo
Aug 18, 2023
Crosspost - The Five Men of Naniwa
Aug 11, 2023
No Episode this week
Aug 09, 2023
Episode 495 - This Just In
Aug 04, 2023
Episode 494 – His Master’s Voice
Jul 28, 2023
Episode 493 – Wired Up
Jul 21, 2023
Episode 492 - The Whipping Boy
Jul 14, 2023
Episode 491 - The Nation's Kitchen, Part 5
Jul 07, 2023
Episode 490 - The Nation's Kitchen, Part 4
Jul 02, 2023
Bonus Episode - Paradox Interactive Interview!
Jun 23, 2023
Episode 489 - The Nation's Kitchen, Part 3
Jun 16, 2023
Episode 487 - The Nation's Kitchen, Part 2
Jun 09, 2023
Episode 486 - The Nation's Kitchen, Part 1
Jun 02, 2023
Episode 485 - Outfoxed!
May 26, 2023
Episode 484 - Passion and Prejudice, Part 2
May 19, 2023
Episode 483 - Passion and Prejudice, Part 1
May 12, 2023
Episode 483 - Japan, the Beautiful, the Ambiguous, Part 2
May 05, 2023
Episode 482 - Japan, the Beautiful, the Ambiguous, Part 1
May 01, 2023
Episode 481 - The Dynasty, Part 4
Apr 14, 2023
Episode 480 - The Dynasty, Part 3
Apr 07, 2023
Episode 479 - The Dynasty, Part 2
Mar 31, 2023
Episode 478 - The Dynasty, Part 1
Mar 24, 2023
Episode 477 - What a Twist!
Mar 17, 2023
Episode 476 - To Have My Deeds Known
Mar 10, 2023
Episode 475 - Southward, Ho! Part 4
Mar 03, 2023
Episode 474 - Southward, Ho! Part 3
Feb 24, 2023
Episode 473 - Southward, Ho! Part 2
Feb 17, 2023
Episode 472 - Southward, Ho! Part 1
Feb 10, 2023
Episode 471 - The Osaka Incident
Feb 03, 2023
Episode 470 - The Vaccinators, Part 2
Jan 27, 2023
Episode 469 - The Vaccinators, Part 1
Jan 20, 2023
Episode 468 - To Eat Their Own
Jan 13, 2023
Episode 467 - The Cause of Peace
Jan 06, 2023
Episode 466 - Rebels Without a Cause, Part 2
Dec 23, 2022
Episode 465 - Rebels Without a Cause, Part 1
Dec 16, 2022
Episode 464 - The Wolves of Mibu
Dec 09, 2022
Episode 463 - The Afterlives of a Samurai
Dec 02, 2022
Episode 462 - The Empty Throne, Part 5
Nov 18, 2022
Episode 461 - The Empty Throne, Part 4
Nov 11, 2022
Episode 460 - The Empty Throne, Part 3
Nov 04, 2022
Episode 459 - The Empty Throne, Part 2
Oct 28, 2022
Episode 458 - The Empty Throne, Part 1
Oct 21, 2022
Episode 457 - The Purple Robe Incident
Oct 14, 2022
No new episode this week
Oct 03, 2022
Episode 456 - Stranger in the Shogun's City
Sep 30, 2022
Episode 455 - In the Shelter of the Pine
Sep 23, 2022
Episode 454 - That All my Dreams Might Not Prove Empty
Sep 16, 2022
Episode 453 - The Waves are High but the Day is Clear, Part 2
Sep 09, 2022
Episode 452 - The Waves are High but the Day is Clear, Part 1
Sep 02, 2022
Episode 451 - Those Swept Away
Aug 26, 2022
Episode 450 - Gimme that Old Time Religion
Aug 19, 2022
Bonus Episode - The Chishima Incident
Aug 15, 2022
Episode 449 - The Tastemaker
Aug 05, 2022
Episode 448 - Abe, Part 5
Jul 29, 2022
Episode 447 - On a Summer Night, The First Thought of Sleep
Jul 22, 2022
Episode 446 - In Days of Old, There Was a Man
Jul 15, 2022
Episode 445 - A Bowl for a Coin
Jul 08, 2022
Episode 444 - The Crysanthemum Taboo
Jul 01, 2022
Episode 443 - The Collapse
Jun 24, 2022
Episode 442 - The Transistor Salesman
Jun 17, 2022
Episode 441 - The Dreamer
Jun 10, 2022
Episode 440 - Tipping the Balance
Jun 03, 2022
Episode 439 - From the Deep, Part 2
May 29, 2022
Episode 438 - From the Deep, Part 1
May 20, 2022
Episode 437 - The Fist of the Buddhas, Part 2
May 13, 2022
Episode 436 - Fist of the Buddhas, Part 1
May 06, 2022
Criminal Records Podcast - The Yakuza Rocket Launcher Case
Apr 29, 2022
Episode 435 - The Wrong Kind of Hero, Part 3
Apr 22, 2022
Episode 434 - The Wrong Kind of Hero, Part 2
Apr 15, 2022
Episode 433 - The Wrong Kind of Hero, Part 1
Apr 08, 2022
Episode 432 - The Tale of Nakako, Part 2
Apr 01, 2022
Episode 431 - The Tale of Nakako, Part 1
Mar 25, 2022
Episode 430 - If the Wind Blows, Let it Blow
Mar 18, 2022
Episode 429 - The Glorious Fool
Mar 11, 2022
Episode 428 - The Highest Bidder
Mar 04, 2022
Episode 427 - The Ones Who Walked Away
Feb 25, 2022
Episode 426 - The City on the Edge of Forever, Part 5
Feb 18, 2022
Episode 425 - The City on the Edge of Forever, Part 4
Feb 11, 2022
Episode 424 - The City on the Edge of Forever, Part 3
Feb 04, 2022
Episode 423 - The City on the Edge of Forever, Part 2
Jan 28, 2022
Episode 422 - The City on the Edge of Forever, Part 1
Jan 21, 2022
Episode 421 - In the Eye of the Beholder
Jan 14, 2022
Episode 420 - A History of Drugs in Japan
Jan 07, 2022
Episode 419 - A Tale as Old as Time
Dec 31, 2021
Episode 418 - The Bucket and the Moon
Dec 17, 2021
Episode 417 - The Forgotten Past, Part 2
Dec 10, 2021
Episode 416 - The Forgotten Past, Part 1
Dec 03, 2021
Episode 415 - Whispers in the Dark
Nov 19, 2021
Episode 414 - The Prince
Nov 12, 2021
Episode 413 - Between Real and Unreal
Nov 05, 2021
Episode 412 - ...Don't Do the Crime
Oct 29, 2021
Episode 411 - If You Can't Do the Time...
Oct 22, 2021
Episode 410 - A Man of His Times
Oct 15, 2021
Episode 409 - The Contenders, Part 4
Oct 08, 2021
Episode 408 - The Contenders, Part 3
Oct 01, 2021
Episode 407 - The Contenders, Part 2
Sep 24, 2021
Episode 406 - The Contenders, Part 1
Sep 17, 2021
Episode 405 - The Road Not Taken
Sep 10, 2021
Episode 404 - The Hesperia Incident
Sep 03, 2021
Episode 403 - Yet Shall He Find a Thousand Troubles
Aug 27, 2021
Episode 402 - The Friendly Skies
Aug 20, 2021
Episode 401 - Worth a Thousand Words
Aug 06, 2021
No episode this week
Jul 30, 2021
Episode 400 - The 400th Episode
Jul 23, 2021
Episode 399 - The Three Human Bombs
Jul 16, 2021
Episode 398 - Anchors Aweigh!
Jul 09, 2021
Episode 397 - The Weeping Dream
Jul 02, 2021
Episode 396 - A Slice of the Pie, Part 3
Jun 25, 2021
Episode 395 - A Slice of the Pie, Part 2
Jun 18, 2021
Episode 394 - A Slice of the Pie, Part 1
Jun 11, 2021
Episode 393 - The Lords of the Sea, Part 4
Jun 04, 2021
Episode 392 - The Lords of the Sea, Part 3
May 28, 2021
Episode 391 - The Lords of the Sea, Part 2
May 21, 2021
Episode 390 - Lords of the Sea, Part 1
May 14, 2021
Episode 389 - The Very Lost Tribes
May 07, 2021
Episode 388 - The First of Us
Apr 30, 2021
Episode 387 - The Iron Road, Part 4
Apr 23, 2021
Episode 386 - The Iron Road, Part 3
Apr 16, 2021
Episode 385 - The Iron Road, Part 2
Apr 09, 2021
Episode 384 - The Iron Road, Part 1
Apr 02, 2021
Episode 383 - Hell Hath no Fury
Mar 26, 2021
Episode 382 - Flipping the Script
Mar 19, 2021
Episode 381 - The Three Daughters of Azai, Part 2
Mar 12, 2021
Episode 381 - The Three Daughters of Azai, Part 1
Mar 06, 2021
Episode 379 - So Close, and Yet So Far
Feb 26, 2021
Episode 378 - A Star is Born
Feb 19, 2021
Episode 377 - The Black Mist Scandal
Feb 12, 2021
Episode 376 - The Nectar of the Gods
Feb 05, 2021
Episode 374 - The First Frontier, Part 5
Jan 29, 2021
Episode 374 - The First Frontier, Part 4
Jan 22, 2021
Episode 373 - The First Frontier, Part 3
Jan 15, 2021
Episode 372 - The First Frontier, Part 2
Jan 08, 2021
Episode 371 - The First Frontier, Part 1
Jan 01, 2021
Episode 370 - The Poetess
Dec 25, 2020
Episode 369 - The Wandering Brush
Dec 18, 2020
Episode 368 - The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter
Dec 11, 2020
Episode 367 - Everything and Nothing
Dec 04, 2020
Episode 366 - The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Part 2
Nov 27, 2020
Episode 365 - The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Part 1
Nov 20, 2020
Episode 364 - Abe, Part 4
Nov 13, 2020
Episode 363 - Abe, Part 3
Nov 06, 2020
Episode 362 - Abe, Part 2
Oct 30, 2020
Episode 361 - Abe, Part 1
Oct 23, 2020
Episode 360 - A Nation in a Nation, Part 4
Oct 16, 2020
Episode 359 - A Nation in a Nation, Part 3
Oct 09, 2020
Episode 358 - A Nation in a Nation, Part 2
Oct 02, 2020
Episode 357 - A Nation in a Nation, Part 1
Sep 25, 2020
Episode 356 - Women in Edo Japan
Sep 18, 2020
Episode 355 - Tales of Moonlight and Rain
Sep 11, 2020
Episode 354 - Elementary, My Dear Okamoto!
Sep 04, 2020
Episode 353 - The Rising Sun Will Come to Us From Heaven, Part 5
Aug 28, 2020
Episode 352 - The Rising Sun Will Come to Us From Heaven, Part 4
Aug 21, 2020
Episode 351 - The Rising Sun Will Come to Us From Heaven, Part 3
Aug 14, 2020
Episode 350 - The Rising Sun Will Come to Us From Heaven, Part 2
Aug 07, 2020
Episode 349 - The Rising Sun Will Come to Us From Heaven, Part 1
Jul 31, 2020
Episode 348 - By the Sun and Its Brightness
Jul 24, 2020
Episode 347 - Blackness in Japan, Part 5
Jul 17, 2020
Episode 346 - Blackness in Japan, Part 4
Jul 10, 2020
Episode 345 - Blackness in Japan, Part 3
Jul 03, 2020
Episode 344 - Blackness in Japan, Part 2
Jun 26, 2020
Episode 343 - Blackness in Japan, Part 1
Jun 19, 2020
Episode 342 - The Other Olympics
Jun 12, 2020
Episode 341 - The Femme Fatale
Jun 05, 2020
Episode 340 - The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
May 29, 2020
Episode 339 - Wedding Bells
May 22, 2020
Episode 338 - Let the Games Begin, Part 3
May 15, 2020
Episode 337 - Let the Games Begin, Part 2
May 08, 2020
Episode 336 - Let the Games Begin, Part 1
May 01, 2020
Episode 335 - An Autumn Afternoon
Apr 24, 2020
Episode 334 - The Spanish Flu in Japan
Apr 17, 2020
Episode 333 - The Oku
Apr 10, 2020
Episode 332 - Lady Kasuga
Apr 03, 2020
Episode 331 - In the Beginning, Woman was the Sun, Part 3
Mar 27, 2020
Episode 330 - In the Beginning, Woman was the Sun, Part 2
Mar 20, 2020
Episode 329 - In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun, Part 1
Mar 13, 2020
Episode 328 - What a Strange Thing!
Mar 06, 2020
Episode 327 - The Lockheed Scandal, Part 2
Feb 28, 2020
Episode 326 - The Lockheed Scandal, Part 1
Feb 21, 2020
Episode 325 - The Teijin Scandal, Part 2
Feb 14, 2020
Episode 324 - The Teijin Scandal, Part 1
Feb 07, 2020
Episode 323 - Musui's Story
Jan 31, 2020
Episode 322 - The Heist
Jan 24, 2020
Episode 321 - The Regent
Jan 17, 2020
Episode 320 - Minamata, Part 2
Jan 10, 2020
Episode 319 - Minamata, Part 1
Jan 03, 2020
Episode 318 - Lone Wolf and Cub
Dec 20, 2019
Episode 317 - Separate Ways
Dec 13, 2019
Episode 316 - The Entrepreneur
Dec 06, 2019
Episode 315 - The World Cast Aside
Nov 22, 2019
Episode 314 - Responsibility, Accountability, and the Imperial Throne
Nov 15, 2019
Episode 313 - The Doctor is In
Nov 08, 2019
Episode 312 - Freedom and People's Rights, Part 3
Nov 01, 2019
Episode 311 - Freedom and People's Rights, Part 2
Oct 25, 2019
Episode 310 - Freedom and People's Rights, Part 1
Oct 18, 2019
Episode 309 - Flying High
Oct 11, 2019
Episode 308 - The Prisoners of Nanbu, Part 3
Oct 04, 2019
Episode 307 - The Prisoners of Nanbu, Part 2
Sep 27, 2019
Episode 306 - The Prisoners of Nanbu, Part 1
Sep 20, 2019
Episode 305 - The American Interlude, Part 2
Sep 13, 2019
Episode 304 - The American Outpost, Part 1
Sep 06, 2019
Episode 303 - The History of the Geisha
Aug 30, 2019
Episode 302 - Stand Up For Your Rights, Part 2
Aug 23, 2019
Bonus Episode - Sakakibara Seito/"Boy A"
Aug 19, 2019
Episode 301 - Stand Up For Your Rights, Part 1
Aug 16, 2019
Episode 300 - The 300th Episode!
Aug 09, 2019
Episode 299 - The Rebellion that Never Was
Aug 02, 2019
Episode 298 - The Ghost of Japan Past
Jul 26, 2019
Episode 297 - As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams, Part 2
Jul 19, 2019
Episode 296 - As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams, Part 1
Jul 12, 2019
Episode 295 - Into Thin Air
Jul 05, 2019
Episode 294 - What Goes Up, Part 5
Jun 21, 2019
Episode 293 - What Goes Up, Part 4
Jun 14, 2019
Episode 292 - What Goes Up, Part 3
Jun 08, 2019
Episode 291 - What Goes Up, Part 2
May 31, 2019
Episode 290 - What Goes Up, Part 1
May 24, 2019
Episode 289 - The Right Tool for the Job, Part 2
May 17, 2019
Episode 288 - The Right Tool for the Job, Part 1
May 10, 2019
Episode 287 - The Drunken Demon
May 03, 2019
Episode 286 - On the Outside Looking In
Apr 26, 2019
Episode 285 - Rags to Riches, Part 3
Apr 20, 2019
Bonus Episode - Narutaki Mansuke
Apr 18, 2019
Episode 284 - Rags to Riches, Part 2
Apr 13, 2019
Episode 283 - Rags to Riches, Part 1
Apr 06, 2019
Episode 282 - The Brothers Soga
Mar 30, 2019
Episode 281 - The Fool of Owari, Part 2
Mar 23, 2019
Episode 280 - The Fool of Owari, Part 1
Mar 17, 2019
Episode 279 - The Prince of Thieves
Mar 09, 2019
Episode 278 - The Men Who Stayed Behind
Mar 02, 2019
Episode 277 - The House of Cards, Part 5
Feb 23, 2019
Episode 276 - The House of Cards, Part 4
Feb 16, 2019
Episode 275 - The House of Cards, Part 3
Feb 09, 2019
Episode 274 - The House of Cards, Part 2
Feb 02, 2019
Episode 273 - The House of Cards, Part 1
Jan 26, 2019
Episode 272 - I am the Law!
Jan 19, 2019
Episode 271 - You're Going on the List
Jan 12, 2019
Episode 270 - A Brief and Fleeting Dream
Jan 05, 2019
Episode 269 - The Revolution Will Not Be Live
Dec 22, 2018
Episode 268 - The Right Thing for the Wrong Reasons
Dec 15, 2018
Episode 267 - Do Not Give Up Your Life
Dec 08, 2018
Episode 266 - In the Realm of the Gods
Dec 01, 2018
Episode 265 - The House Always Wins
Nov 17, 2018
Episode 264 - The Man of Legend
Nov 10, 2018
Special Bonus - Criminal Records: Sada Abe
Nov 09, 2018
Episode 263 - Their Eyes Were Watching the Gods, Part 2
Nov 03, 2018
Episode 262 - Their Eyes Were Watching the Gods, Part 1
Oct 27, 2018
Episode 261 - The City that Never Sleeps, Part 4
Oct 20, 2018
Episode 260 - The City that Never Sleeps, Part 3
Oct 13, 2018
Episode 259 - The City that Never Sleeps, Part 2
Oct 06, 2018
Episode 258 - The City that Never Sleeps, Part 1
Sep 29, 2018
Episode 257 - The Bookseller
Sep 22, 2018
Episode 256 - The Wrestler
Sep 15, 2018
Episode 255 - The Beautiful Island, Part 4
Sep 08, 2018
Episode 254 - The Beautiful Island, Part 3
Sep 01, 2018
Episode 253 - The Beautiful Island, Part 2
Aug 25, 2018
Episode 252 - The beautiful Island, Part 1
Aug 19, 2018
Episode 251 - Homosexuality in Japan
Aug 11, 2018
Episode 250 - Today is the Victory
Jul 28, 2018
Episode 249 - Every Day is a Journey
Jul 21, 2018
Episode 248 - Family Matters
Jul 14, 2018
Episode 247 - Edokko
Jul 07, 2018
Episode 246 - There and Back Again
Jun 30, 2018
Episode 245 - The Summer of Rage, Part 2
Jun 23, 2018
Episode 244 - The Summer of Rage, Part 1
Jun 16, 2018
Episode 243 - Heavyweights
Jun 09, 2018
Episode 242 - Castaway
Jun 02, 2018
Episode 241 - All in the Family, Part 3
May 26, 2018
Episode 240 - All in the Family, Part 2
May 19, 2018
Episode 239 - All in the Family, Part 1
May 12, 2018
Episode 238 - Hell is Empty
May 05, 2018
Episode 237 - Princess, Lover, Soldier, Spy
Apr 28, 2018
Episode 236 - Never Look Away
Apr 21, 2018
Episode 235 - Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken
Apr 14, 2018
Episode 234 - The Oldest Profession
Apr 07, 2018
Episode 233 - A People Apart
Mar 24, 2018
Episode 232 - A Thief in the Night
Mar 17, 2018
Episode 231 - The Measure of an Emperor, Part 6
Mar 10, 2018
Episode 230 - The Measure of an Emperor, Part 5
Mar 03, 2018
Episode 229 - The Measure of an Emperor, Part 4
Feb 24, 2018
Episode 228 - The Measure of an Emperor, Part 3
Feb 10, 2018
Episode 227 The Measure of an Emperor, Part 2
Feb 03, 2018
Episode 226 - The Measure of an Emperor, Part 1
Jan 27, 2018
Episode 225 - Breaking the Bank
Jan 20, 2018
Episode 224 - Crime and Punishment, Part 2
Jan 13, 2018
Episode 223 - Crime and Punishment, Part 1
Jan 06, 2018
Episode 222 - The Dog Shogun
Dec 16, 2017
Episode 221 - The Monster with 21 Faces
Dec 09, 2017
Episode 220 - The All Seeing Eye
Dec 02, 2017
Episode 219 - The Red Dawn, Part 3
Nov 25, 2017
Episode 218 - The Red Dawn, Part 2
Nov 18, 2017
Episode 217 - The Red Dawn, Part 1
Nov 11, 2017
Episode 216 - The Scourge of the Gods, Part 7
Nov 04, 2017
Episode 215 - The Scourge of the Gods, Part 6
Oct 28, 2017
Episode 214 - Scourge of the Gods, Part 5
Oct 21, 2017
Episode 213 - The Scourge of the Gods, Part 4
Oct 14, 2017
Episode 212 - The Scourge of the Gods, Part 3
Oct 07, 2017
Episode 211 - The Scourge of the Gods, Part 2
Sep 30, 2017
Episode 210 - The Scourge of the Gods, Part 1
Sep 23, 2017
Episode 209 - Across the Sea, Part 5
Sep 09, 2017
Episode 208 - Across the Sea, Part 4
Sep 02, 2017
Episode 207 - Across the Sea, Part 3
Aug 26, 2017
Episode 206 - Across the Sea, Part 2
Aug 19, 2017
Episode 205 - Across the Sea, Part 1
Aug 12, 2017
Episode 204 - No Peace Without War
Aug 05, 2017
Episode 203 - The Old Man and the Sea
Jul 29, 2017
Episode 202 - The Old Man Mad About Art
Jul 22, 2017
Episode 201 - The Green Archipelago
Jul 15, 2017
Episode 200 - The 200th Episode!
Jul 08, 2017
Episode 199 - Fist of Legend, Part 6
Jun 24, 2017
Episode 198 - Fist of Legend, Part 5
Jun 17, 2017
Episode 197 - Fist of Legend, Part 4
Jun 10, 2017
Episode 196 - Fist of Legend, Part 3
Jun 03, 2017
Episode 195 - Fist of Legend, Part 2
May 27, 2017
Episode 194 - Fist of Legend, Part 1
May 20, 2017
Episode 193 - No Country for Young Women, Part 2
May 13, 2017
Episode 192 - No Country for Young Women, Part 1
May 06, 2017
Episode 191 - Lifting the Lost, Part 9
Apr 29, 2017
Episode 190 - Lifting the Lost, Part 8
Apr 22, 2017
Episode 189 - Lifting the Lost, Part 7
Apr 15, 2017
Episode 188 - Lifting the Lost, Part 6
Apr 08, 2017
Episode 187 - Lifting the Lost, Part 5
Apr 01, 2017
Episode 186 - Lifting the Lost, Part 4
Mar 25, 2017
Episode 185 - Lifting the Lost, Part 3
Mar 18, 2017
Episode 184 - Lifting the Lost, Part 2
Mar 11, 2017
Episode 183 - Lifting the Lost, Part 1
Mar 04, 2017
Episode 182 - Building Better Worlds
Feb 18, 2017
Episode 181 - Red Star Over Tokyo, Part 6
Feb 11, 2017
Episode 180 - Red Star Over Tokyo, Part 5
Feb 04, 2017
Episode 179 - Red Star Over Tokyo, Part 4
Jan 28, 2017
Episode 178 - Red Star Over Tokyo, Part 3
Jan 21, 2017
Episode 177 - Red Star Over Tokyo, Part 2
Jan 14, 2017
Episode 176 - Red Star Over Tokyo, Episode 1
Jan 07, 2017
Episode 175 - The Great Commoner
Dec 10, 2016
Episode 174 - All The World's A Stage
Dec 03, 2016
Episode 173 - The Maelstrom, Part 11
Nov 19, 2016
Episode 172 - The Maelstrom, Part 10
Nov 15, 2016
Episode 171 - The Maelstrom, Part 9
Nov 10, 2016
Episode 170 - The Maelstrom, Part 8
Oct 29, 2016
Episode 169 - The Maelstrom, Part 7
Oct 22, 2016
Episode 168 - The Maelstrom, Part 6
Oct 15, 2016
Episode 167 - The Maelstrom, Part 5
Oct 07, 2016
Episode 166 - The Maelstrom, Part 4
Sep 30, 2016
Episode 165 - The Maelstrom, Part 3
Sep 24, 2016
Episode 164 - The Maelstrom, Part 2
Sep 10, 2016
Episode 163 - The Maelstrom, Part 1
Sep 03, 2016
Episode 162 - Best of Frenemies, Part 8
Aug 27, 2016
Episode 161 - Best of Frenemies, Part 7
Aug 20, 2016
Episode 160 - Best of Frenemies, Part 6
Aug 13, 2016
Episode 159 - Best of Frenemies, Part 5
Aug 06, 2016
Episode 158 - Best of Frenemies, Part 4
Jul 23, 2016
Episode 157 - Best of Frenemies, Part 3
Jul 17, 2016
Episode 156 - Best of Frenemies, Part 2
Jul 09, 2016
Episode 155 - Best of Frenemies, Part 1
Jul 02, 2016
Episode 154 - Zen at War
Jun 25, 2016
Episode 153 - The Birth of the Samurai, Part 8
Jun 11, 2016
Episode 152 - The Birth of the Samurai, Part 7
Jun 04, 2016
Episode 151 - The Birth of the Samurai, Part 6
May 28, 2016
Episode 150 - The Birth of the Samurai, Part 5
May 24, 2016
Episode 149 - The Birth of the Samurai, Part 4
May 14, 2016
Episode 148 - The Birth of the Samurai, Part 3
May 07, 2016
Episode 147 - The Birth of the Samurai, Part 2
May 01, 2016
Episode 146 - The Birth of the Samurai, Part 1
Apr 23, 2016
Episode 145 - An Offer You Can't Refuse, Part 2
Apr 16, 2016
Episode 144 - An Offer You Can't Refuse, Part 1
Apr 09, 2016
Episode 143 - Nanjing, Part 2
Apr 02, 2016
Episode 142 - Nanjing, Part 1
Mar 26, 2016
Episode 141 - Fukushima
Mar 19, 2016
Episode 140 - The Stars Our Destination
Mar 12, 2016
Episode 139 - The Soldiers of the Sun
Mar 05, 2016
Episode 138 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 21
Feb 27, 2016
Episode 137 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 20
Feb 20, 2016
Episode 136 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 19
Feb 13, 2016
Episode 135 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 18
Feb 06, 2016
Episode 134 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 17
Jan 30, 2016
Episode 133 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 16
Jan 23, 2016
Episode 132 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 15
Jan 16, 2016
Episode 131 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 14
Jan 09, 2016
Episode 130 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 13
Jan 02, 2016
Episode 129 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 12
Dec 19, 2015
Episode 128 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 11
Dec 12, 2015
Episode 127 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 10
Dec 05, 2015
Episode 126 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 9
Nov 28, 2015
Episode 125 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 9
Nov 21, 2015
Episode 124 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 8
Nov 13, 2015
Episode 123 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 7
Nov 07, 2015
Episode 122 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 6
Oct 31, 2015
Episode 121 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 5
Oct 10, 2015
Episode 120 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 4
Oct 03, 2015
Episode 119 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 3
Sep 26, 2015
Episode 118 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 2
Sep 19, 2015
Episode 117 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 1
Sep 05, 2015
Episode 116 - One Man Yoshida
Sep 01, 2015
Episode 115 - The Far Side of the World
Aug 24, 2015
Episode 114 - The King of the Monsters
Aug 15, 2015
Episode 113 - Rain of Ruin, Part 6
Aug 08, 2015
Episode 112 - Rain of Ruin, Part 5
Aug 05, 2015
Episode 111 - Rain of Ruin, Part 4
Jul 25, 2015
Episode 110 - Rain of Ruin, Part 3
Jul 18, 2015
Episode 109 - Rain of Ruin, Part 2
Jul 11, 2015
Episode 108 - Rain of Ruin, Part 1
Jul 04, 2015
Episode 107 - The Lair of the Wolves
Jun 27, 2015
Episode 106 - Facing Both Ways
Jun 20, 2015
Episode 105 - A Relic of Another Age
Jun 13, 2015
Episode 104 - The Patriot
Jun 06, 2015
Episode 103 - The Path of the Righteous Man
May 30, 2015
Episode 102 - The Episode Formerly Known as the 100th Episode
May 23, 2015
Episode 101 - Fighting Monks and Burning Mountains
May 16, 2015
Episode 100 - Taiko
May 09, 2015
Episode 99 - The Tiger and the Dragon
May 02, 2015
Episode 98 - The Comfort Women
Apr 25, 2015
Episode 97 - The North Remembers
Apr 18, 2015
Episode 96 - The Dragon and the Rising Sun, Part 6
Apr 11, 2015
Episode 95 - The Dragon and the Rising Sun, Part 5
Apr 04, 2015
Episode 94 - The Dragon and the Rising Sun, Part 4
Mar 28, 2015
Episode 93 - The Dragon and the Rising Sun, Part 3
Mar 14, 2015
Episode 92 - The Dragon and the Rising Sun, Part 2
Mar 07, 2015
Episode 91 - The Dragon and the Rising Sun, Part 1
Feb 28, 2015
Episode 90 - Fifty Shades of Wordplay
Feb 21, 2015
Episode 89 - A Day in the Life of Meiji Japan
Feb 14, 2015
Episode 88 - The Quest for Immortality
Feb 07, 2015
Episode 87 - The Way of the Gods, Part 3
Jan 31, 2015
Episode 86 - The Way of the Gods, Part 2
Jan 24, 2015
Episode 85 - The Way of the Gods, Part 1
Jan 17, 2015
Episode 84 - A Day in the Life of Rural Edo Japan
Jan 10, 2015
Episode 83 - Reform Without Sanctuary
Dec 27, 2014
Episode 82 - The Shadow Shogun, Redux
Dec 20, 2014
Episode 81 - The Great Treason Incident
Dec 13, 2014
Episode 80 - The Great Gamble
Dec 06, 2014
Episode 79 - The Bismarck of the East
Nov 29, 2014
Episode 78 - The Sage of Mita
Nov 22, 2014
Episode 77 - Hidden by the Leaves
Nov 15, 2014
Episode 76 - The Ten-Thousand Leaves
Nov 08, 2014
Episode 75 - Kwaidan
Nov 01, 2014
Episode 74 - Taira no Masakado
Oct 25, 2014
Episode 73 - The Slow and Steady Step, Part 2
Oct 18, 2014
Episode 72 - The Slow and Steady Step, Part 1
Oct 11, 2014
Episode 71 - Playing the Part
Oct 04, 2014
Supplemental - Zero Hour, September 14, 1944
Sep 27, 2014
Episode 70 - The Tokyo Rose
Sep 27, 2014
Episode 69 - An Unnatural Intimacy, Part 7
Sep 20, 2014
Episode 68 - An Unnatural Intimacy, Part 6
Sep 13, 2014
Episode 67 - An Unnatural Intimacy, Part 5
Sep 06, 2014
Episode 66 - An Unnatural Intimacy, Part 4
Aug 29, 2014
Episode 65 - An Unnatural Intimacy, Part 3
Aug 23, 2014
Episode 64 - An Unnatural Intimacy, Part 2
Aug 16, 2014
Episode 63 - An Unnatural Intimacy, Part 1
Aug 09, 2014
Episode 62 - New Masculine Identities and Pop Culture in 1980s Japan
Jul 26, 2014
Episode 61 - Akutagawa Ryunosuke
Jul 19, 2014
Episode 60 - Women's Activism in Japan
Jul 12, 2014
Episode 59 - The Only Women in the Room
Jul 05, 2014
Episode 58 - Motoori Norinaga
Jun 28, 2014
Episode 57 - The 47 Ronin
Jun 21, 2014
Episode 56 - The Tea Master
Jun 14, 2014
Episode 55 - Peace in Our Time
May 31, 2014
Episode 54 - The Great Change
May 24, 2014
Episode 53 - The Sun Queen
May 17, 2014
Episode 52 - Nichiren
May 10, 2014
Episode 51 - Aum Shinrikyo
May 03, 2014
Episode 50 - The Q&A Show
Apr 26, 2014
Episode 49 - The History of Video Games
Apr 19, 2014
Episode 48 - The Emperor's Own, Part 4
Apr 12, 2014
Episode 47 - The Emperor's Own, Part 3
Apr 05, 2014
Episode 46 - The Emperor's Own, Part 2
Mar 30, 2014
Episode 45 - The Emperor's Own, Part 1
Mar 14, 2014
Episode 44 - A Review of The Last Samurai
Mar 08, 2014
Episode 43 - The Great Traitor
Mar 01, 2014
Episode 42 - Awakening Asia
Feb 22, 2014
Episode 41 - Striking from the Shadows
Feb 14, 2014
Episode 40 - Japan's Christian Century, Part 3
Feb 08, 2014
Episode 39 - Japan's Christian Century, Part 2
Feb 01, 2014
Episode 38 - Japan's Christian Century, Part 1
Jan 25, 2014
Episode 37 - Women Warriors
Jan 18, 2014
Episode 36 - The Great War
Jan 11, 2014
Episode 35 - Christmas and New Years
Dec 21, 2013
Episode 34 - Japan and Okinawa, Part II
Dec 14, 2013
Episode 33 - Japan and Okinawa, Part 1
Dec 07, 2013
Episode 32 - The Way of the Sword in the Age of the Gun
Nov 23, 2013
Episode 31 - The First Shogun
Nov 16, 2013
Episode 30 - A Review of Shogun
Nov 09, 2013
Episode 29 - The Great Saigo, Part 2
Nov 02, 2013
Episode 28 - The Great Saigo, Part 1
Oct 26, 2013
Episode 27 - The Way of Yin and Yang
Oct 19, 2013
Episode 26 - The History of Manga
Oct 12, 2013
Episode 25 - The Shadow Shogun
Oct 06, 2013
Episode 24 - In Buddha's Name: The Rise and Fall of the Ikko Ikki, Part 2
Sep 22, 2013
Episode 23 - In Buddha's Name: The Rise and Fall of the Ikko Ikki, Part 1
Sep 15, 2013
Episode 22 - The Way of the Warrior
Sep 08, 2013
Episode 21 - The Crash
Sep 01, 2013
Episode 20 - Japan as Number One
Aug 26, 2013
Episode 19 - Rising from the Ashes
Aug 17, 2013
Episode 18 - Enduring the Unendurable
Aug 11, 2013
Episode 17 - He Who Saves One Life, Saves an Entire World
Aug 03, 2013
Episode 16 - And Then the War Came
Jul 28, 2013
Episode 15 - The Homefront
Jul 21, 2013
Episode 14 - The Course of Empire
Jul 14, 2013
Episode 13 - Take Me Out to the Shiai
Jun 30, 2013
Episode 12 - Civilization and Enlightenment
Jun 16, 2013
Episode 11 - The End of an Era
Jun 09, 2013
Episode 10 - A Day in the Life of Edo Japan
Jun 02, 2013
Episode 9 - Pax Tokugawa
May 26, 2013
Episode 8 - The Three Unifiers
May 17, 2013
Episode 7 - Descent into Chaos
May 11, 2013
Episode 6 - A New Order
May 04, 2013
Episode 5 - Dream on a Spring Night
Apr 27, 2013
Episode 4 - The Golden Age of Heian
Apr 20, 2013
Episode 3 - The First Capitol
Apr 13, 2013
Episode 2 - A Kingdom Called Wa
Apr 06, 2013
Episode 1 - Introduction
Mar 31, 2013