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A Japanese duo discusses the latest in the NBA, as well as other social/gossip issues!
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Episode 17 - Ballers and Losers

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 Uncategorized | Comments

We're back to talk about the upcoming NBA draft, and Mark and Misato give their thoughts on Lonzo and the Balls. We then shift gears to talk about Takuma Sato and the tweet by Terry Frei that he undoubtedly regrets. Finally some thoughts on LeBron's house getting vandalized and his response to the incident.

Episode 16 - Post trade deadline (Part 2)

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 Uncategorized | Comments

In our super Japanese segment, we discuss the stress of writing business emails in Japanese.

Episode 16 - Post trade deadline (Part 1)

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 Uncategorized | Comments

Mark and Misato talk about the trade deadline and how the new Lakers President of Basketball Operations, Magic Johnson, handled it.  Should we be optimistic or be worried? 

Episode 15 - Obligatory Chocolate

Friday, February 10th, 2017 Uncategorized | Comments

We discuss Magic Johnson's return to the Lakers organization and what that might mean for the front office. Mark likes what he sees in Ivica Zubac.  In a new segment yet to be named where we discuss something that is super Japanese, we talk about Valentine's Day the Japanese way.

Episode 14 - A New Era

Friday, February 10th, 2017 Uncategorized | Comments

After 3 weeks of the Trump administration, Misato looks back on her experience participating in the Women's March and concerns of being a green card holder. We also get into the effects of the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Episode 13 - Young Struggles

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 Uncategorized | Comments

Mark and Misato discuss the struggle of two young teams, the Lakers and the Timberwolves.

*We talked about the passing of the great Craig Sager, but it was unfortunately cut due to bad sound quality.  Sorry!

Episode 12 - Back in Action

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 Uncategorized | Comments

After a bit of a break, Mark and Misato are back to talk some basketball! But first, we discuss some politics from each of our perspectives. Mark caught some games in Brooklyn and Boston, and Misato is excited for the baby Lakers.

Episode 11 - Taking a stand

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 Uncategorized | Comments

We take a deep dive into  Colin Kaepernick's protest. What is a flag/anthem, and what issues are we facing/not facing?

Episode 10 – Rio to Tokyo

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 Uncategorized | Comments

Olympic basketball, Japan out-sprinting the USA, and other Olympic standouts. We discuss the Ryan Lochte story. George Washington University's Mens Basketball Team visited Japan and played against the Japanese national team and the Ryukyu Golden Kings. What does Japan need to do to improve their mens basketball team? 

Episode 9 - That’s so American!

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 Uncategorized | Comments

We discuss the interest (or the lack thereof) in watching Team USA basketball, to Draymond's junk and the culture of dick pics. Also some Drew League talk.