木曜日トーク
THURSDAY TALK SHOW

This is a series of 8 interviews focussing on the theme "WHY JAPANESE". Invited guests will share their personal journey with the language, how they got started, how they cope with it, and what impact the Japanese language has on them. These interviews will be aired on Thursdays at 8:30 PM (Malaysia Time GMT+8). 

These interviews are brought to you by the Japanese Language Society of Malaysia (JLSM),

in collaboration with the Malaysia-Japan Institute of Technology (MJIIT) UTM, Language Academy Institute of Technology Malaysia (UTM), and

3A Corporation, Japan.

September 16 - Episode 7

木曜日トーク「Why Japanese」7

Ayuni speaks to 3 Malaysian cosplayers about their passion for cosplaying. Why cosplay? How to cosplay? What does it involve? What are the challenges and future of Cosplay? And how does it relate to learning Japanese?

Two of the cosplayers are studying at UiTM while the other works with Sunway University

Check out the teaser below!

Watch this episode this September 16 @ 8:30 PM (Malaysia Time).

September 2 - Episode 6

木曜日トーク「Why Japanese」6

Yo Zi and Izu talk to Davide Rossi, an Italian entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of a Study Abroad Agency in Japan and Korea.

 

They plan to ask Davide about his passion for Japan and how he started a company in Japan. 

Check out the teaser below!

Watch this episode this September 2 @ 8:30 PM (Malaysia Time).

August 19 - Episode 5

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Edward chats with 3 Malaysian Expats working with Japanese companies in a 3rd country, namely, Thailand, Indonesia and the Netherlands.


Edward is keen to know how did they get to where they are now and what were their challenges working in a third country.

Check out the teaser below!

Watch this episode this August 19 @ 8:30 PM (Malaysia Time).

August 5 - Episode 4

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KUMARAGURU of UTM speaks with 3 promising Malaysian youths working in Japan.


“Is working with the Japanese difficult?”, “How is working life in Japan?” are among some of the questions he will be asking.

Check out the teaser below!

Watch the replay of this episode this August 12 @ 8:30 PM (Malaysia Time).

July 22 - Episode 3

木曜日トーク「Why Japanese」3

Hasparina of MJIIT chats with 2 Malaysians (3rd year of their postgraduate degree programme in Japan) on how they got their scholarship, how they cope with doing research in Japan and their future plans.

Check out the teaser below!

Watch the replay of this episode this July  29 @ 8:30 PM (Malaysia Time).

July 8 - Episode 2

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An interview with 4 Malaysians currently pursuing their bachelor degree or diploma at universities, technical college and professional school in Japan

Check out the teaser below!

Watch the replay of this episode this July  15 @ 8:30 PM (Malaysia Time).

July 1 - Episode 1

木曜日トーク「Why Japanese」1

As the opening event of the festival, Edward chats with

H.E. OKA Hiroshi, the Ambassador of Japan to Malaysia.

Check out the teaser below!

Don't miss the premiere on YouTube this July 1 @ 8:30 PM (Malaysia Time)