Episode 19: A subdued Halloween
So did people actually stay away during Halloween this year?
Three Kyodo News journalists -- Yamaguchi-san, Horiuchi-san and Donican -- talk about Halloween in the bustling Shibuya district known for its parties around the spooky holiday. This year, however, the mayor of Tokyo's Shibuya Ward implored people to stay away to avoid overcrowding and a potential crush. Donican went to the area to see whether people really heeded that warning.
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Kyodo News presents a bilingual podcast for English learners about the ins and outs of news writing and how to translate tricky Japanese phrases into English. Have fun listening to journalists discuss recent articles as they occasionally go off on unrelated tangents.
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