Japanology Episodes List

A list of all Japanology episodes, sorted by air date. Keep track of which episodes you've seen by marking them as "watched" on the left. This project is free and open for contributions on github.

Title Episode Air Date
Regional Rail Crisis 71 2018-03-20
Title Episode Air Date
Japanophiles: Carine Lafitte 1 2017-01-05
Noh Theater 2 2017-01-26
Moving Services 3 2017-02-02
Okinawan Karate 4 2017-02-09
Sleep 5 2017-02-16
Tokyo Rail Network 6 2017-02-23
Denim 7 2017-03-02
Japanophiles: Randy Channell Soei 8 2017-03-09
Japanophiles: Zoe Vincent 9 2017-03-30
Buddhist Altars 10 2017-04-04
Driving Schools 11 2017-04-11
Curry 12 2017-04-18
Cafes 14 2017-05-02
Japanophiles: Yoram Ofer 17 2017-05-23
School Lunch 19 2017-06-06
Capsule Toys 21 2017-06-20
Buses 22 2017-06-27
Traditional Music 23 2017-07-04
Traditional Music in Modern Life 24 2017-07-11
Japanophiles: Nsenda Lukumwena 25 2017-07-18
Urban Renewal 27 2017-08-01
Toilets 28 2017-08-08
Fireworks 29 2017-08-15
Anthropomorphism 30 2017-08-22
2d Characters: Origins and Evolution 31 2017-08-29
Title Episode Air Date
Japanophiles: Maud Archambault 1 2016-01-07
Silk 2 2016-01-14
Underground Tokyo 3 2016-01-28
Earthquake Preparedness 5 2016-02-11
Japanophiles: Jorge Cabeza Fernandez 7 2016-02-25
Japanophiles: Pico Iyer 8 2016-03-03
Okinawan Dance 10 2016-03-17
Whiskey 13 2016-04-07
Quest for Perfect Skin 14 2016-04-14
Bladed Tools 15 2016-04-21
Family Crests 17 2016-05-05
Breakfast 18 2016-05-12
Footwear 19 2016-05-19
Running 21 2016-06-02
Emoji 23 2016-06-16
Ekiben 24 2016-06-23
Bicycles 25 2016-06-30
Kokeshi Dolls 27 2016-07-28
Shinise 28 2016-08-04
Japanophiles: Rezaul Karim Chowdhury 29 2016-08-11
Toilets 30 2016-08-18
Bridges 31 2016-08-25
A Nation of Singers 32 2016-09-01
Restoring Castles 33 2016-09-08
Volcanos 34 2016-09-29
Smells 35 2016-10-13
Paper 36 2016-10-20
Okinawan Dance 37 2016-10-27
Japanaophiles: Paul Lorimer 38 2016-11-03
Katsuobushi 40 2016-12-01
Day Care for Kids 41 2016-12-08
Sweets and Snacks 42 2016-12-15
Hairdressing 43 2016-12-22
Title Episode Air Date
Japanophiles: Bartholomeus Greb 1 2015-01-08
Japanophiles: Ivan Vartanian 2 2015-01-15
Japanophiles: Alex Bennett 3 2015-01-22
The Seikan Tunnel 4 2015-02-05
Snow Country 5 2015-02-12
Comedy 6 2015-02-19
Tokyo Metropolitan Expressway 7 2015-04-02
A Season of Change 8 2015-04-16
Waste and Recycling 9 2015-04-23
Period Dramas 10 2015-04-30
Weight Loss Industry 11 2015-05-07
Craft Beer 14 2015-06-04
Fermented Foods 15 2015-06-11
Umbrellas 16 2015-06-18
Job Hunting 17 2015-06-25
Japanophiles: Amir Takahashi 18 2015-07-09
The English Conversation Business 19 2015-07-16
English at School 20 2015-07-23
Shrine & Temple Carpenters 21 2015-08-06
Bunraku 22 2015-08-13
Kids' Summer Holidays 23 2015-09-03
Swimming 24 2015-09-10
Haunted Houses 25 2015-09-17
Onsen 26 2015-10-01
Japanophiles: Andrew Mancabelli 27 2015-10-08
Cameras 28 2015-10-15
Wrapping and Packaging 29 2015-10-22
Tokyo Housing 30 2015-11-12
Japanophiles: Adam Zgola 31 2015-11-19
Kombu 32 2015-11-26
Hotels and Inns 33 2015-12-03
Tidying Up 34 2015-12-10
Mt. Takao 35 2015-12-17
Title Episode Air Date
Persimmons 1 2014-01-09
Nighttime Scenery 2 2014-01-16
Ise Jingu 3 2014-01-23
K-cars 4 2014-01-30
Japanophiles: Nancy Singleton Hachisu 5 2014-02-13
Japanophiles: Chris Hart 6 2014-02-20
Japanophiles: Rogier Uitenboogaart 7 2014-02-27
Railways 8 2014-03-06
Pianos 9 2014-03-13
Squid 10 2014-03-20
Bathhouses 11 2014-04-03
Ramen 12 2014-04-10
Mt. Fuji 13 2014-04-17
Shogi 14 2014-04-24
Cherry Trees 15 2014-05-01
Akihabara 16 2014-05-08
Wagashi 17 2014-05-15
Ninja 18 2014-05-22
Rice 19 2014-05-29
Castles 20 2014-06-05
Japanophiles: Elizabeth Suzuki 21 2014-07-03
Japanophiles: Everett Kennedy Brown 22 2014-07-10
Japanophiles: Carolin Eckhardt 23 2014-07-17
Karaoke Boxes 24 2014-08-07
Bento 25 2014-08-14
Bamboo 26 2014-08-21
Taiko Drums 27 2014-09-04
Tsukiji Market 28 2014-09-11
Festivals 29 2014-09-18
Japanese Gardens 30 2014-09-25
Origami 31 2014-10-02
Yokai 33 2014-10-16
Shinkansen 34 2014-10-23
Lessons for Life 35 2014-11-06
Sports Days 37 2014-11-20
Geisha 40 2014-12-18
Title Episode Air Date
Sumo 1 2013-01-10
Bathroom Scales 2 2013-01-17
Enka 3 2013-01-24
Small Factories 4 2013-01-31
Japanophiles: Azby Brown 5 2013-02-07
Japanophiles: Ernst Seiler 6 2013-02-14
Japanophiles: Yasokichi Konishiki 7 2013-02-21
Ume Plums 8 2013-03-07
Storehouses 9 2013-03-14
Wagyu 10 2013-03-21
Uniforms 11 2013-04-04
Rice Cookers 12 2013-04-11
Burial Mounds 13 2013-04-18
Stationery 14 2013-04-25
Bread 15 2013-05-02
Pine Trees 16 2013-05-09
Parcel Delivery 17 2013-05-16
Pro Wrestling 18 2013-05-23
Strawberries 19 2013-05-30
Calculators 20 2013-06-13
Television 21 2013-06-27
Lake Biwa 22 2013-07-04
Expressways 23 2013-07-11
Beer 24 2013-07-18
Japanophiles: Mike Harris 25 2013-08-01
Japanophiles: Karl Bengs 26 2013-08-08
Japanophiles: Kenny Omega 27 2013-08-15
Shakuhachi 28 2013-09-05
Convenience Stores 29 2013-09-12
Used Books 30 2013-09-19
Women's Nylons 31 2013-10-03
Remote Islands 32 2013-10-10
Characters and Mascots 33 2013-10-17
Grapes 34 2013-10-24
Makeup 35 2013-11-07
Ukiyo-e 36 2013-11-14
Buses 37 2013-11-21
Parties and Gatherings 38 2013-12-05
Conveyor Belt Sushi 39 2013-12-12
Pets 40 2013-12-19
Title Episode Air Date
Ekiden 1 2012-01-12
Batteries 2 2012-01-19
Cafes 3 2012-01-26
Hot Water Bottles and Pocket Warmers 4 2012-02-02
Ikebana 5 2012-02-09
Excavators 6 2012-02-16
Woods & Forests 7 2012-02-23
Japanophiles: Dhugal Lindsay 8 2012-03-01
Japanophiles: Richard Emmert 9 2012-03-08
Japanophiles: Art Lee 10 2012-03-15
Japanophiles: Philip Harper 11 2012-03-29
Kabuki 12 2012-04-05
Wild Vegetables 13 2012-04-12
Horses 14 2012-04-19
Massage Chairs 15 2012-04-26
Shikoku Pilgrimage 16 2012-05-03
Regional Fast Food 17 2012-05-10
Department Stores 18 2012-05-17
Kimonos 19 2012-05-24
Aquariums 20 2012-06-07
Confectionery 21 2012-06-14
Dolls 22 2012-06-21
Moss 23 2012-07-05
High School Baseball 24 2012-07-12
Planetariums 25 2012-07-19
Japanophiles: Adam Booth 26 2012-08-16
Japanophiles: Dave Spector 27 2012-08-23
Japanophiles: Euan Craig 28 2012-08-30
Shamisen 29 2012-09-06
Crested Ibises 30 2012-09-13
Abalone 31 2012-09-20
Tokyo Station 32 2012-10-04
Tokyo Skytree 33 2012-10-11
Tokyo Bay 34 2012-10-18
Potatoes, Taros, and Yams 35 2012-11-01
Name Seals 36 2012-11-08
Mushrooms 37 2012-11-15
Vending Machines 38 2012-11-22
Scissors 39 2012-12-06
Satsuma Mandarins 40 2012-12-13
Gift Giving 41 2012-12-20
Mapping Kyoto Streets 42 2012-06-27
Title Episode Air Date
Mochi Rice Cake 1 2011-01-13
Watches and Clocks 2 2011-01-20
Fugu Blowfish 3 2011-01-27
Haneda Airport 4 2011-02-03
Kagura Dances 5 2011-02-10
Snow 6 2011-02-17
Pollen Allergy 7 2011-03-03
Sashimono Woodwork 8 2011-03-10
Cranes 9 2011-04-07
Kitchen Knives 10 2011-04-14
Fishing 11 2011-04-21
Armour 12 2011-04-28
Judo 13 2011-05-05
The Life of Taro Okamoto 14 2011-05-12
The Life of Osamu Dazai 15 2011-05-19
The Life of Kenzo Tange 16 2011-05-26
The Life of Hideko Maehata 17 2011-06-02
Toilets 18 2011-06-09
Lifts 19 2011-06-16
Motorcycles 20 2011-06-23
Unagi Eel 21 2011-06-30
Japanophiles: Ilan Yanizky 22 2011-07-07
Japanophiles: Silvain Guignard 23 2011-07-14
Japanophiles: Stephane Danton 24 2011-07-21
Japanophiles: Dorothy Feibleman 25 2011-07-28
Plastic Food Samples 26 2011-08-18
Insects 27 2011-08-25
Traditional Japanese Mathematics 28 2011-09-01
Bicycles 29 2011-09-08
Chusonji 30 2011-09-15
Seaweed 31 2011-09-29
Charcoal 32 2011-10-06
Rain 33 2011-10-13
Golf 34 2011-10-20
Shipbuilding 35 2011-10-27
Japanophiles: Bruce Huebner 36 2011-11-03
Japanophiles: Noelke Muho 37 2011-11-10
Japanophiles: Matt Alt 38 2011-11-17
Karaoke 39 2011-11-24
Holidays 40 2011-12-01
Red Sea Bream 41 2011-12-08
Shopping Streets 42 2011-12-15
Chickens and Eggs 43 2011-12-22
Title Episode Air Date
Sentou 1 2010-01-08
Karuta 2 2010-01-15
Taiko 3 2010-01-22
Cram School 4 2010-01-29
Light 5 2010-02-05
Footwear 6 2010-02-12
Monkey 7 2010-02-19
Soy Sauce 8 2010-02-26
Tuna 9 2010-03-05
Fusuma 10 2010-03-12
Pearl 11 2010-03-19
Todaiji 12 2010-04-02
School Lunches 13 2010-04-09
Geiko and Maiko 14 2010-04-16
Robots 15 2010-04-23
Wasabi 16 2010-04-30
Women's Fashion Magazines 17 2010-05-14
Izakaya 18 2010-05-21
Apartments and Condominiums 19 2010-05-28
Towns and Neighbourhoods 20 2010-06-11
Tempura 21 2010-06-18
Subways 22 2010-06-25
Hairstyles 23 2010-07-02
Home Appliances 24 2010-07-09
Roof Tiles 25 2010-07-16
Miniaturization 26 2010-07-23
Silk 27 2010-08-13
Soybeans 28 2010-08-20
Curry 29 2010-08-25
Dams 30 2010-09-03
Hotels 31 2010-09-10
Radio Calisthenics 32 2010-09-17
Ekiben 33 2010-09-24
Bridges 34 2010-10-08
Earthquakes 35 2010-10-15
Chrysanthemums 36 2010-10-22
Cameras 37 2010-11-04
Hiragana 38 2010-11-11
Udon 39 2010-11-18
Money 40 2010-11-25
Nishikigoi 41 2010-12-02
Volcanoes 42 2010-12-09
Firefighting 43 2010-12-16
Title Episode Air Date
Nishijin-ori 1 2009-01-19
Kyoto Lacquerware 2 2009-01-26
Sake 3 2009-02-02
Katsura Rikyu 4 2009-02-09
Bonsai 5 2009-02-16
The Four Season 6 2009-02-23
Hina Dolls 7 2009-03-02
Nagasaki 8 2009-03-09
Five-Story Pagodas 9 2009-03-16
Cherry Blossoms 10 2009-03-23
Chopsticks 11 2009-04-03
Aizome 12 2009-04-10
Bunraku 13 2009-04-17
Kiriko Cut Glass 14 2009-04-24
Traditional Folk Houses 15 2009-05-08
Tea Ceremony 16 2009-05-15
Soba 17 2009-05-22
Origami 18 2009-05-29
Imari Porcelain 19 2009-06-05
Folding Fan 20 2009-06-19
Kaiseki Cuisine 21 2009-07-10
The Sounds of Japan 22 2009-07-17
Masks 23 2009-07-24
Satoyama 24 2009-07-31
Kendo 25 2009-08-29
The Fragrances of Japan 26 2009-09-04
Spinning Tops 27 2009-09-11
Rock and Stone 28 2009-09-18
Ink Brushes 29 2009-09-25
Tsukemono Pickles 30 2009-10-02
Dogs 31 2009-10-09
Ramen 32 2009-10-16
Rice 33 2009-10-23
Shinto Shrine 34 2009-10-30
Festivals 35 2009-11-06
Shinkansen 36 2009-11-13
Gagaku 37 2009-11-20
Marriage 38 2009-11-27
Shogi 39 2009-12-04
Nabe Cuisine 40 2009-12-11
Sword 41 2009-12-18
Title Episode Air Date
Bento 1 2008-04-14
Miyazawa Kenji 2 2008-04-21
Lacquerware 3 2008-04-28
Rakugo 4 2008-05-05
Tsukiji Market 5 2008-05-12
Yoshoku 6 2008-05-19
Kyudo 7 2008-05-26
Tea Ceremony Architecture 8 2008-06-02
Dagashiya (candy shops) 9 2008-06-09
Nihon Buyo 10 2008-06-16
Abacus 11 2008-06-23
Ryukyu Kimono 12 2008-06-30
Bamboo 13 2008-07-14
Shirakawa-go 14 2008-07-21
Fireworks 15 2008-07-28
Hanging Scrolls 16 2008-08-17
The Tale of Genji: Part 1 17 2008-08-24
The Tale of Genji: Part 2 18 2008-08-31
Matcha 19 2008-09-07
Tokyo Tower 20 2008-09-14
Dashi 21 2008-09-21
Oribe-yaki (pottery) 22 2008-09-28
The Colorful World of Utagawa Hiroshige 23 2008-10-05
The Seven Gods of Good Fortune 24 2008-10-12
Sushi 25 2008-10-19
Mikoshi (portable shrines) 26 2008-10-26
Yuzen Kimono 27 2008-11-02
Buddhist Statues 28 2008-11-09
Hot Springs 29 2008-11-16
Fish 30 2008-11-23
Tatami (straw mats) 31 2008-12-01
Castles 32 2008-12-08
Miso 33 2008-12-15